Detroit Diesel

Bug-removal tip: Scotch Brite ‘Dobie’ pads

| June 28, 2012

This one comes by way of owner-operator Henry Albert's blog, where he shares an anecdote about the Scotch Brite "Dobie" cleaning pads (pictured) he uses to clean bugs from his windshield -- and how he ...

Owner-operator on a fuel-economy test run

| June 07, 2012

In May independent Albert Transport owner-operator Henry Albert participated in a test run of the 2014 Freightliner Cascadia Evolution (pictured) to track and compare its fuel-efficiency against an EPA 2010-compliant Cascadia. We reported about the ...

Patriotic trucks honor POWs

| May 21, 2012

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

Detroit Diesel launches new website

| April 19, 2012

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 ...

The haps at MATS: Rounding up driver-led efforts

| March 16, 2012

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 ...

Drivetrain Revolution

John Baxter | March 01, 2012

Innovative approaches to drivetrain design promise more efficient highway cruising.

Let the (fuel-mileage) games begin!

| February 27, 2012

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 ...

Daimler to extend Trucker Buddy aid

| January 04, 2012

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 ...

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