Equipment

E-log mandate: DOT’s latest projected dates for it, fuel economy standards and other 2015 regs

  |  May 19, 2015

The latest projections for major trucking regulations in the DOT's pipeline.

Speed limiter mandate one step closer to publication, sent to White House for approval

  |  May 19, 2015

A proposed federal rule to require the installation and use of speed limiters on heavy trucks has been sent from the DOT to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget for its approval.

Volvo making push to increase fuel efficiency, improve connectivity

  |  May 18, 2015

Better fuel economy, platooning and vehicle-to-vehicle connectivity are the next steps in trucking's equipment evolution, Volvo said last week.

Cat adds two new trucks to off-highway series

  |  May 15, 2015

Caterpillar unveiled May 14 two new trucks for severe duty applications. The Cat CT680L and the CT680LG are the company's newest models in its line of CT trucks, which just turned four years old.

Video: Riding in Freightliner’s autonomous truck, how drivers interact with autonomous features

  |  May 13, 2015

Freightliner unveiled North America’s first state-licensed autonomous truck earlier this month at a press event in Las Vegas. Overdrive had the chance to ride in the truck, the Inspiration, last week following the truck's debut.

ACT Expo 2015: Cummins introduces new natural gas engine, Penske gets alt-fuel grant, Rush unveils new tech

  |  May 12, 2015

The Alternative Clean Transportation Expo in Dallas, Texas, last week resulted in several big announcements regarding natural gas and the trucking industry.

Video: In-cab with Freightliner’s self-driving truck

  |  May 08, 2015

Video of Freightliner's self-driving truck coming into and out of self-driving mode.

Golden State Lumber: Results from T880s in delivery service

  |  May 07, 2015

The 60-truck fleet years ago began a program of brand-standardization in its flatbed-delivery service working with NorCal Kenworth.

Self-driving truck launch: Drivers still required, Freightliner says

  |  May 06, 2015

Photos, videos and tweets from Freightliner's world premiere of its Inspiration self-driving truck and a test drive of its SuperTruck, unveiled earlier this year.

Equipment Spotlight: Coolants and additives

  |  May 06, 2015

Because heavy-duty diesel engines have to do tough jobs, sometimes in tough environments, providing them with quality protection is a must to maintain optimal performance. The continued evolution of diesel engines has led to many ...

Photos, video: Freightliner’s introduction of U.S.’ first autonomous truck

  |  May 06, 2015

Photos and video of Freightliner's self-driving truck, unveiled this week.

Freightliner unveils first U.S.-legal autonomous truck

  |  May 05, 2015

Freightliner Trucks unveiled May 5 in Las Vegas the first road-legal self-driving truck for the North American market.