Equipment

Shell giving away calendars with oil purchase

In announcing that its 2013 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar is available for purchase, the oil maker says it is giving away calendars through Nov. 30.

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Expedited advantage, part 1: Equipment, carriers

The time-sensitive freight niche could be one of the last profitable bastions of irregular route long-haul, offering fuel mileage and other reduced costs, more income on fewer miles and load and lane novelty.

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Path of least resistance: Aero trailers gaining traction

With much of the tractor aero gains already carved out from years of wind-tunnel testing and refined engineering, attention now has swung to trailers.

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Crete named top vet employer

The Lincoln, Neb.-based Crete Carrier Corp. has been named a Top 100 employer of former military members, says G.I. Jobs.

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Suggested maintenance, inspection practices for flooded trucks

Superstorm Sandy left lots of vehicles, including Class 8 trucks, subject to flooding from contaminated waters. Meritor offers a few tips on what to do if your truck has been affected.

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SuperRigs 2013 calendar: Familiar face in an unfamiliar place

Sneak peak at familiar faces in the Shell SuperRigs 2013 calendar, now available with an oil change at participating locations. And: Vid from the 2012 30th anniversary show in Joplin, Mo., highlighting the city's rebuilding efforts.

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Buyers beware: Trucks flooded by Sandy could pop up for sale

In Hurricane Sandy’s wake, fraud experts are warning of unscrupulous truck sellers who may attempt to hide flood damage from buyers.

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Peterbilt announces availability of 2013 engines

Peterbilt Tuesday announced that the next-generation of Paccar engines, designed to comply with the EPA's 2013 emissions standards will be available in all of the truck maker's medium and heavy-duty models starting in 2013.

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