Detroit Diesel

Patriotic trucks honor POWs

Freightliner's celebrating 10 years of the Rolling Thunder Ride of Pride by giving putting two ROP trucks on the road.

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Detroit Diesel launches new website

Detroit Diesel Corp. has launched a new website, which features a wide range of product information, customer support tools, and enhanced navigation. The website also showcases all Detroit heavy-duty engines and axles and includes recommendations and advice. Additional tools include a DEF locator, social media links to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter, and details on all Detroit events. For more information, visit Demand Detroit.

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The haps at MATS: Rounding up driver-led efforts

I'll make an attempt, at least. So much is going on at next week's trucking show in Louisville it will be next to impossible to catch it all in this space today, but here are a few of the highlights folks have reached out to me about these last few months: Health walk-and-talk, blood driveAs at the last two year's events, the owner-operators behind the Trucking Solutions Group have organized the third annual MATS Health Awareness Walk, ...

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Drivetrain Revolution

Innovative approaches to drivetrain design promise more efficient highway cruising.

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Let the (fuel-mileage) games begin!

When owner-operator Henry Albert proposed that he test speed's effect on fuel mileage on his blog Feb. 22 by dropping his top speed from 65 to 60, he sparked a wellspring of commentary from his readers. At first, he marveled at all the reaction. In the end, however, it's easily explained: simple, quantifiable results are what any business owner wants and needs to help ensure the success of any change or investment. It's no less understandable ...

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Daimler to extend Trucker Buddy aid

Daimler Trucks North America will support the Trucker Buddy International through 2014, the educational nonprofit outreach announced. Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks and Detroit Diesel already participate in the group’s monthly activities of monthly recognition of truckers who volunteer in the classroom program designed to increase awareness of trucking and help students with scholastic achievement. “Their commitment to Trucker Buddy is important for us and the industry,” said Randy Schwartzenburg, Trucker Buddy International director. “Daimler Trucks North ...

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Click for Parts

Expanding e-commerce options make ordering parts online efficient and convenient.

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LogBook

Highway bill includes truck parking elements, court orders release of truck stop tiger, owner-operator finalists named, medical certificate changes start Jan. 30, driver shortage to worsen says FTR and more industry news items are featured.

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Daimler to rebrand Detroit Diesel

Detroit Diesel will be known as the new Detroit brand of powertrain products.

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MarketPlace

An ISX engine brake, a digital driving assistant, two suspension offerings and an emergency spill kit are among the products featured.

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