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Racing Beat: Father-son combo

Ryan Newman celebrates winning the 50th running of the Daytona 500. When the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup season began, it...

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April 17, 2008

Ken Kintner of Meshoppen, Pa., owns this 1994 Kenworth K100E with a 500-hp Detroit under the hood. ...

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April 10, 2008

Chad Smith owns this 2008 Peterbilt dump truck, with a 370-hp Cat under the hood. TOD...

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Diesel’s competitors

A Norcal Waste Systems truck is refueled with liquid natural gas. LNG also can be used in medium-duty trucks, though less exotic spark i...

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Beyond idling

Cummins says its ComfortGuard APU has a 1,000-hour oil-change interval, a 12,000-btu air conditioner and a 4,000/8,000-btu two-stage hea...

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No idle threat

Idle-free zones in truck-stop parking lots, like this one at the TA in Troutville, Va., aren't uncommon, but few truck stops contain en...

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The rocky coast

Navigating the Golden State's new emissions laws isn't easy. California's diesel truck emissions laws are not onl...

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Small steps

Wide singles save fuel by reducing friction and weight. The environmental gains to be made in the business world migh...

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Why I run green

Eliminating idling saves fuel and reduces wear and tear on his Detroit Diesel Series 60, says Brian Coleman. Idling "breaks down the oi...

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