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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.

7 ways to spend too much on tires

| September 17, 2013

Practices that optimize tread wear, preserve sidewall strength and lengthen tire life in other ways can save hundreds – if not thousands – of dollars a year. Here are the most common tire threats.

Truck, engine makers want Navistar EPA credits revoked

| September 13, 2013

Some U.S. manufacturers say Navistar's credits came at the expense of its competitors, who invested millions into research and development of modern engine tech.

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