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Auto v. manual transmissions: Data-driven tech or complete control

| October 07, 2014

Automatic transmissions: Key to the future of the industry?

| October 07, 2014

With fleets' difficulty finding drivers these days, could greater acceptance of automatics boost the ranks of capable, qualified drivers among younger populations without sacrificing the training benefits of manuals?

Transtex touts latest trailer skirt

| October 03, 2014

Transtex Composite this week touted its news ezEdge three-panel modular trailer skirt was developed for aftermarket installation without requiring special tools. The skirt is engineered to save users up to 7.3 percent in fuel costs. For ...

Navistar makes Tremec 10-speed transmission available for International ProStar

| September 24, 2014

Navistar announced this week it will offer the Tremec 10-speed manual transmission in its International ProStar models equipped with the company’s 13-liter engine.

Peterbilt equipping 579, 567 models with anti-theft system

| September 24, 2014

Peterbilt announced Sept. 23 it is offering a new anti-theft system for its Models 579 and 567 equipped with the Paccar MX-13.

Beating the wind: The dynamics of aero

| September 24, 2014

Video: Checking out, test driving Western Star’s new 5700 XE

| September 23, 2014

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts was on hand in Las Vegas earlier this month when Western Star unveiled its new 5700 XE tractor, designed for aerodynamic fuel savings and driver comfort. In this video, ...

Is this the truck of the future?

| September 23, 2014

Daimler pulled the curtain back Sept. 23 on what it’s dubbed the Future Truck 2025: A revolutionary cabover that blends technology, aerodynamics and design in a way unlike any truck has done before.

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