engines

Modern, no-emissions diesel engines gain market penetration

| June 25, 2013

According to a report released this week from the Diesel Technology Forum, about 28 percent of trucks registered in the U.S. employ 2007 or later emissions mitigation technology and output almost no particulate matter.

The California challenge

| May 27, 2013

Operators of pre-2007 trucks who currently operate in California have some tough choices coming with CARB's truck emissions rules -- here are some ways to think about them to help navigate.

Lean and mean vs. big and tough: Is a 13- or 15-liter engine best for you?

| January 14, 2013

The leading heavy-duty engine sizes differ by only two liters, and one now dominates the market. Make sure you’re powered by the best fit for your operation.

Year of interrupted sleep: 2012 in review, Part 3Image Gallery

| December 31, 2012

September-December 2012 on the Channel 19 blog -- one operator reaches a milestone, amid ongoing industry conversation, weird-weird trucking news and .... Happy new year, drivers!

Is EGR doomed?

| December 18, 2012

I spend a lot of time on airplanes. But sometimes, we get visitors here in our our Tuscaloosa, Ala., headquarters. Such was the case last week when representatives from Chevron Lubricants came calling. The gist of ...

Hauling expedited — in a Nissan?Image Gallery

| October 25, 2012

Morris Finley hauls expedited freight (mostly auto parts destined for final air leg to assembly plants) in and around Nashville, Tenn., in a 2012 two-skid-capable Nissan NV2500 high-top cargo van.

Hino, Cummins, Paccar top power rankings for medium-duty engines

| October 18, 2012

Class 5, 6 and 7 truck engines and transmissions were rated in J.D. Power's U.S. Medium Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Study of vocational application models.

EcoPower recycled oil shows off million-mile engines

| July 25, 2012

Engines reach 1 million miles using recyled engine oil in real-world conditions.

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