According to some analysts, it could make good financial sense to fleets to switch early to self-driving trucks.
$4 a gallon diesel is the new normal, and that figure may be considered dirt cheap a few years from now. Here's a comprehensive list of fuel tips to help you extend your fuel as far as it'll go.
Volvo Trucks North America is recalling certain2007-2014 VAH, VHD, VNL, VNM and VT model trucks due to a lack of a redundant clutch disengagement switch that could cause braking problems.
Bridgestone Commercial Solutions announced this week it will be giving away a 2013 Peterbilt to a Class 8 CDL holder in its Drive a Firestone Sweepstakes, which is part of the company's Firestone Drivers America tour that kicks off this month.
Equipment Editor Jack Roberts took a natural gas powered Pete for an a-typical test drive in Vancouver, where the truck was responsible for lugging 140,000-pound flatbed doubles – a “bi-train,” as the Canadians call it – into the Cascade Mountains.
President Barack Obama proposed this week more comprehensive and challenging standards for truck emissions and fuel economy that would be phased in through 2018.
Thomas O'Brien, President and CEO of TravelCenters of America, broke down what he called three "roadblocks" for trucking companies wanting to convert from diesel to natural gas.
A key component of pushes for reduced greenhouse gas emissions and increased fuel economy in the next few years will involve new engine oil categories.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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