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Fitzgerald Increases production to meet demand

Overdrive Staff | October 23, 2013

Fitzgerald has increased its production of gilder kits to about 40 to 55 completed units per week to handle larger quantity orders.  With its new facility in Albany, Ky., Fitzgerald has increased its production capabilities, it ...

Court dismisses challenge to Navistar’s use of emissions credits

| October 19, 2013

The "certificates of conformity" allowed Navistar to make and sell non-complaint model engines while being assessed a fine on each one sold.

How to start and stick with a retread program

| October 08, 2013

One prevalent frustration in the commercial tire industry is that many owner-operators remain suspicious of retreads. As a consequence, they lack a coherent used tire program – and experts say they simply are throwing money ...

Mack releases Christmas Tree Truck design

| October 01, 2013

Mack Trucks revealed the 2013 Capitol Christmas Tree truck decal design for the two custom Mack Pinnacle models transporting the 2013 Capitol Christmas Tree cross-country.

Natural gas trucks: Overdrive’s four-part series

| September 30, 2013

Analysis shows problematic background on 3% of used trucks

| September 25, 2013

A RigDig study of all truck history reports run by customers during the five months ending Sept. 3 showed 2.9 percent of the trucks had been flagged as junk, salvage or having a serious issue, ...

Detroit unveils telematics system, makes DT12 available for DD13-equipped trucks

| September 18, 2013

Detroit has introduced its Detroit Connect telematics tablet, which is designed to help drivers navigate, comply with hours of service regulations, perform pre- and post-trip inspections and send and receive two-way messages.

New side skirt for tank trailers from Wabash

| September 17, 2013

Real-world tests with a chemical-tanker fleet showed 7 percent fuel savings running tanks outfitted with the new DuraPlate AeroSkirt.

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