Equipment & Maintenance

Meritor produces 10-millionth trailer axle

| January 31, 2013

At its manufacturing facility in Frankfort, Ky., company representatives and guests gathered to commemorate the milestone and celebrate the company's long history.

Treadle valve corrosion a growing problem?

| January 24, 2013

Adjustment isn't the only brake problem going -- observer and longtime former driver Allan Powell suggests treadle valve corrosion is a growing issue.

Securement 201: How best to chain to a stake pocket

| September 25, 2012

What is the best way to use a stake pocket as a chain anchor point? Reader J.D. Bronson, among others, offers his preferred method.

Allison to produce gearless transmissions

| September 13, 2012

Allison Transmission Holdings, Dana Holding Corp. and Fallbrook Technologies have announced plans for high-efficiency transmissions to serve the commercial truck and other vehicular markets.

PHOTOs: Bridgestone’s retread process, tire maintenance and moreImage Gallery

| September 05, 2012

A pictorial tour through Bridgestone's La Vergne, Tenn., North American Manufacturing Education Center and retread plant.

Natural gas series, Part 4: Maintenance changes

| August 30, 2012

When it comes to maintenance, here are three of the biggest differences between diesel and natural gas engines:

Utility introduces high-strength steel options

| August 24, 2012

Utility Trailer announced on Aug. 23 that two new high-strength steel options will be available for the 4000D-X Composite dry van. The company also announced the expansion of two of its plants and the appointment of their new director of marketing.

3 types of gas engines: Natural gas series, Part 2

| August 20, 2012

There are three versions of heavy-duty natural gas engine technologies available or in development in North America.

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