Overdrive Extra

Is the cabover coming back?

| March 22, 2012

So why is Freighliner displaying the Argosy in its booth? The company says it's a big part of its export business.

Meet celebrities at Freightliner booth

| March 21, 2012

The truck maker will have Richard Petty there Thursday to meet fans and give autographs. Truck racer Mike Ryan, who many times has won the Pikes Peak Class 8 truck race in a Freightliner, will be ...

Pete 579 boasts strong aero features

| March 21, 2012

Peterbilt introduced a new over-the-road tractor strong on aerodynamics and styling.

Video: Kenworth T680 Unveiling

| March 21, 2012

Video: Peterbilt 579 Unveiling

| March 21, 2012

Class 8 forecast for 2011

| March 20, 2012

At Cummins press event- engine company expects class 8 truck market to reach 278,000 in 2012 and remain strong through 2014

Avoiding irregular tire wear

Kevin Rutherford | March 01, 2012

The solution requires multiple steps, but they reduce tire wear issues, increase longevity and save money

Extend drains with bypass filter

Kevin Rutherford | February 01, 2012

The best way to know when engine oil needs to be changed is to take an oil sample, send it to a lab, and let the condition of the oil determine the interval.

About Overdrive Extra

Overdrive Extra is a continuing blog on a wide-range of trucking-related topics brought to you by various Overdrive editors.

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Max Heine

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