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Driving with a partner offers income, lifestyle opportunities

| August 08, 2013

It's no secret why team driving is attractive to the young and ambitious in trucking: income opportunity is high in the right operation. On the flip side, it's also a refuge for second-career empty-nesters looking ...

Recall issued for 23,000 Volvo trucks for potential stopping issue

| July 08, 2013

Volvo Trucks North America is recalling certain2007-2014 VAH, VHD, VNL, VNM and VT model trucks due to a lack of a redundant clutch disengagement switch that could cause braking problems.

Volvo unveils dimethyl ether-powered truck

| June 06, 2013

Volvo unveiled June 6 a new alt fuel option for the North American trucking market — dimethyl either (DME).

Back on the ice: Lisa Kelly’s return to Ice Road TruckersImage Gallery

| June 05, 2013

Lisa Kelly returns to Ice Road Truckers as a new season debuts on the History Channel Sunday, June 9. What does the most recognizable face in trucking have to say about the latest twists?

Mercy sakes alive, looks like we got us a robot convoy

| April 11, 2013

Steven Ashley, writing for the BBC, gives a good update on recent testing of self-driving heavy-duty trucks, particularly a test of four trucks on an oval track in Tsukuba, Japan.

My MATS Mash-up

| March 30, 2013

Another Mid-America Trucking Show is in the books and things are quiet for the moment while the trucking industry catches its collective breath. There’ll be more big news coming soon – I’ll be in Germany ...

The Mike Ryan Racing modified Cascadia, more cool units from MATSImage Gallery

| March 21, 2013

Hot trucks at the 2013 Mid-American Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

Volvo releases tractor for heavy-haul application

| March 21, 2013

Volvo Trucks today introduced to the heavy-haul market a new tractor, the VNX, at the MId-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Volvo said the truck is designed for extreme gross weight applications. It will be powered by ...

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