Peterbilt

Engine Spotlight

John Baxter | March 01, 2011

Paccar’s MX stands out with unique design features.

Aftermarket mirrors

| February 26, 2011

The new line of aftermarket mirrors for Class 6, 7 and 8 trucks fit all manufacturers and come in two styles, the 8-in. convex mirror and a 7-in. by 16-in. West Coast mirror, available in ...

‘Showing Severe’ w/ Texas dump fleetImage Gallery

| February 08, 2011

I met the Redwines of Nederland, Texas, at the Great American Trucking Show last year by the back bumper of Jerry Redwine's prize-winning 2007 Peterbilt 378 tri-axle dump (pictured). The labor of love is a ...

U.S. Xpress orders 1,000 SmartWay certified trucks

| January 19, 2011

U.S. Xpress, based in Chattanooga, Tenn., has ordered 1,000 new Peterbilt 587s, the truck maker announced. Peterbilt’s new Model 587s have been certified as fuel-efficient by the Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program. The 587 has ...

Engine Spotlight

By John Baxter | January 03, 2011

Cummins’ ISX has been around for more than a decade, but recent changes turn heads for durability and fuel-mileage enhancement.

Texas technicians rope Rush rodeo grand prizes — vids and more from the eventImage Gallery

| December 22, 2010

Sorting though the rich experience that was Rush Truck Centers' Tech Skills Rodeo, held last week in San Antonio, is I've found a task best approached over weeks rather than days. If you missed the ...

Scenes from the 2010 Rush Tech Skills RodeoImage Gallery

| December 14, 2010

I'm in San Antonio, Texas, this morning at the site of Rush Truck Centers' fifth annual Tech Skills Rodeo, which pits 65 (out of more than 700 entering) of the truck dealer/service center network's best ...

‘Bird Business’ with owner-operator Larry LeckroneImage Gallery

| November 23, 2010

32: The percentage of truckers who said in a recent poll that they would choose a carrier based on its ridealong pet policy. The number tracks closely to the 42 percent of haulers who said ...

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