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Driverless trucks: Public shows concern with safety in survey

| November 03, 2014

Results showed two-thirds of all survey respondents "said they would feel less safe sharing the road with driverless semi-trucks," a majority showing no change in sentiment even "if it meant cheaper consumer products or reduced ...

Shell: There’s fuel economy to gain with thinner oil in upcoming category

| October 30, 2014

The next category of engine oils will go to market sometime in 2016 or 2017, Shell said this week, but the oil maker says once it does, owner-operators and fleets should see fuel efficiency gains ...

Photo gallery: Peterbilt’s 579 EPIQ, new driver coaching system, a few antique PetesImage Gallery

| October 27, 2014

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts visited Peterbilt headquarters in Denton, Texas, last week to test drive the truck maker's new 579 EPIQ. The model he drove was paired with a highly aerodynamic trailer and Peterbilt's ...

Mack announces incentives for OOIDA members

| October 23, 2014

Mack is offering special incentives to members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association who buy a Mack truck from participating dealers between Oct.22 and Dec. 31, the truck and engine maker announced Oct. 23.

Automatic transmissions: Key to industry future?

| October 17, 2014

The Western Star Optimus Prime at MATS 2014

| October 16, 2014

POLL: Are you a gear shifter?

| October 16, 2014

Automatic, automated manual or fully manual transmissions: What kind does your truck have?

Navistar seeks consolidation of potential 47 lawsuits against the company over EGR-only engines

| October 10, 2014

Navistar-International has filed a motion requesting consolidation of the more than two dozen lawsuits brought against it over alleged problems with its EGR-only engine line, along with the 21 other similar lawsuits the company is ...

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