In the past, heavy duty vocational trucks may have been spec'd with 550 hp and 1,950 lb.-ft. of torque to get the load rolling. Today, 470-hp engines with 1,850 lb.-ft. torque can do the job.
In a move that will leave 1,300 North American factory workers out of a job, Daimler Trucks North America is laying off 2,100 people worldwide, according to multiple reports.
A visit with Michigan-based independent owner-operator Melvin Davis in Nashville yields more great pictures of his custom big-bunk reefer hauler.
What happens? One odd load for husband-wife team owner-operators Bob and Linda Caffee.
When I sat down and started writing it, I realized it wasn’t going to be about the trucks at all. It was about me being thankful that people like this exist on Earth.
All controversy aside, there are a lot of guys who love Jim Hebe. They see a reflection of themselves in his swagger, his can-do, never-say-die philosophy and his unquestioned passion for both trucks and ...
Part II of Behind the Scenes at GATS photo shoot.
Around the internet, a new generation of drivers and owner-operators is reaching out to those who've come before.
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