Freightliner

Vocational spec’ing: With downspeeding trend, keep close eye on torque/hp combo

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.

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Daimler Trucks cutting up to 1,300 jobs

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.

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More photos: Mel Davis’ custom Freightliner

A visit with Michigan-based independent owner-operator Melvin Davis in Nashville yields more great pictures of his custom big-bunk reefer hauler.

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Expediter meets vintage Coke machine meets pro golfer Brandt Snedeker

What happens? One odd load for husband-wife team owner-operators Bob and Linda Caffee.

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Thankful from the road: Pretty trucks, inspirational owners

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.

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Hebe leaves his mark on an industry he loved

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 the trucking industry.

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Trucking Beauties

Part II of Behind the Scenes at GATS photo shoot.

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Long-haul pride lives in new generation

Around the internet, a new generation of drivers and owner-operators is reaching out to those who've come before.

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Power, versatility in refuse truck line

Freightliner's severe-duty waste-haul line offers a solution for most any refuse job.

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Mustang’s 3-million-mile, one-truck haul nears end

Owner-operator Mike Crawford is approaching 3 million safe miles all logged in the same 1994 Freightliner -- wish him luck on the final 37,000...

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