Equipment

7 ways to spend too much on tires

| September 17, 2013

Practices that optimize tread wear, preserve sidewall strength and lengthen tire life in other ways can save hundreds – if not thousands – of dollars a year. Here are the most common tire threats.

Cummins unveils new heavy-duty engine line

| September 16, 2013

Engine manufacturer Cummins announced Sept. 16 it will soon be offering a new engine line designed for weight savings for both on- and off-highway applications.

Truck, engine makers want Navistar EPA credits revoked

| September 13, 2013

Some U.S. manufacturers say Navistar's credits came at the expense of its competitors, who invested millions into research and development of modern engine tech.

4 tips for buying a used truck

| September 11, 2013

Your next truck could generate close to $1 million in revenue – possibly much more. So it’s worth taking plenty of time to make the right choice.

Preps for Brake Safety Week, starting tomorrow

| September 07, 2013

Brake maintenance tips and resources from longtime brake system components manufacturer Bendix -- and the top states for brake inspections/violations.

Annual brake inspection blitz begins Sept. 8

| September 05, 2013

Inspectors will conduct more than 30,000 brake inspections across North America during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week Sept. 8-14.

Navistar posts $247M third quarter loss, cutting 500 jobs

| September 04, 2013

Navistar reported for the third quarter of 2013 a $247 net loss and says it will be cutting 500 jobs in an attempt to boost profitability.

Diesel, conventional engines will remain dominant, Shell says

| September 03, 2013

Diesel's not going anywhere, says Shell, at least for the next 35, as its GM Richard Tucker says that in the year 2050 two-thirds of vehicles on the road will still use conventional fuels.

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