Podcast: What it’s like driving an autonomous truck, VW emissions scandal’s impact on U.S. truck market

What's it like behind the wheel of a self-driving truck? And how do you get an autonomous endorsement for your CDL? Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts and OD News Editor James Jaillet talk details of automated trucking.

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Peterbilt announces Red Oval program for used trucks

Peterbilt has announced a new used truck program, dubbed Red Oval, that the company says provides truck buyers certified pre-owned truck options.

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Video: Test driving Paccar’s new 11-liter engine

Paccar unveiled to the press last month its new MX-11 engine offering, and the engine was officially announced publicly Monday. Here's video of Overdrive's time with the engine, powering here a Kenworth T880.

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Video: Daimler’s road-ready autonomous truck takes on the Autobahn

Late last week, Daimler Trucks launched its autonomous vehicle control system, Highway Pilot, in Europe on a section of autobahn highway between Denkendorf and Stuttgart. Here's video of the truck on Germany's famed highway systme.

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Shell Rotella’s oil filter line

Shell Rotella’s oil filters are engineered to help reduce engine wear and promote longer conventional and synthetic engine oil life. The lineup of six oil filters is designed to fit almost every diesel pickup truck and to capture dirt and contaminants efficiently by removing and ...

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Coats’ precision mounting adapters

Coats’ Adjustable Pin Plates are precision adapters designed for accurate mounting of most tire and wheel assemblies to a balancer. The adjustable design facilitates faster and easier centering and proper lug clamping and assembly centering to help prevent wheel damage. Hennessy Industries,

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Femco’s oil evacuation system

Femco’s Oil Evacuation System is a fully-contained mobile cart engineered to connect directly to the company’s oil drain plug when installed. Oil is vacuumed directly from the oil pan to an enclosed tank to prevent spills while adding speed and convenience during fluid changes. The ...

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Femco’s quick-drain system

Femco’s Click-Drain System adds a click-on drainer to the company’s proprietary drain plug that features a valve engineered to provide a cleaner, safer and more efficient method to drain fluids. The user-friendly system is designed for added speed and convenience and is available in many ...

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