News

Cat to exit highway engines, build truck with Navistar

Caterpillar will not produce an engine for North American on-highway truck makers that will meet stricter 2010 emissions standards, sai...

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Appreciating depreciation

Artis Wiliams of Cat Trucking, a small fleet, in Jackson, Miss., inspects a truck at an auction in Mississippi. Used equipment qualifies...

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Generation gaps

An assembly line worker at Volvo's New River Valley plant in Virginia installs one of Volvo's unusual vertical diesel particulate filt...

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Rear Steer

European system improves maneuverability, conserves tires. The roads outside the small German village of Kulmbach are...

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Letters From Readers

RETREAD RECOUNT In your February article on retreads, when you calculated the new tire cost, you did not deduct the credit th...

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Products For The Trucking Industry

NEW PETERBILT SUSPENSION Peterbilt says its new Low Air Leaf Suspension is the industry's lightest standard-duty tandem air s...

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What is the most important thing in your life?

RAY CHAMBERS Birmingham, Ala. CA Murren "My Harley. I've had it for five years, and I ride it every weekend." ...

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Changing Oils, Changing Intervals

CI-4 oil advances lube technology in different ways for EGR and pre-EGR engines. What kind of drain interval can you expect? ...

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Interesting Industry Tidbits

The state police keep a thick binder with information and Polaroids of about 45 regular sex vendors. LIZARD CHASE...

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News from the fleets

Landstar System has recognized 18 owner-operators as Roadstars, its lifetime achievement award: James Basham, Wayne Bennett, Lynn Caban...

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