equipment

Detroit’s automated-manual transmission coming to U.S. market

| April 29, 2013

The Detroit DT12 automated-manual transmission that will be available exclusively in Freightliner Cascadia models equipped with Detroit DD15 engines starting next month.

Lawsuits accuse Navistar execs of inflating stock price, violating SEC law

| April 09, 2013

A lawsuit brought against the truck and engine maker alleges that top officers inflated the company's stock price and sold personal shares for millions of dollars when the stock was at its peak.

Staying ahead of the inspectors

| April 01, 2013

Under CSA, you don't want to take any chances about whether your equipment will pass inspection. Check these Overdrive articles for help.

‘One Continental’ offers more than truck tires

| March 20, 2013

Continental introduces a new hybrid-application driver tire, a tire-pressure monitoring system and an EOBR, leveraging different company competencies to help owners save.

Meritor produces 10-millionth trailer axle

| January 31, 2013

At its manufacturing facility in Frankfort, Ky., company representatives and guests gathered to commemorate the milestone and celebrate the company's long history.

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.

End dump or side dump: Pros and cons to help you choose

Steve Temple | December 13, 2012

When making the choice between a side, end or bottom dump trailer, consider payload, region and design.

Expedited advantage, part 1: Equipment, carriers

| November 14, 2012

The time-sensitive freight niche could be one of the last profitable bastions of irregular route long-haul, offering fuel mileage and other reduced costs, more income on fewer miles and load and lane novelty.

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