Save thousands of dollars a year on fuel by careful use of your right foot — and your head. Don’t ignore driving habits and other strategies to supplement the benefits of minimal idling.
Most manufacturers have yet to extend change intervals, but oil seems to thrive in the new engines.
New engine technology promises not only improved engine efficiency, but also the ability to spec your drivetrain to further enhance fuel economy.
Manufacturers say EPA-driven changes yield better fuel economy and other benefits.
Cummins’ ISX has been around for more than a decade, but recent changes turn heads for durability and fuel-mileage enhancement.
Oil analysis and other information can help you determine if an engine’s ripe for rebuilding. The same diagnoses might postpone an overhaul or eliminate engine failure.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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