Instead of opting for a larger turbo, opt to make you engine run "free," by allowing better exhaust flow, writes Bruce Mallinson. That'll then yield better fuel mileage, performance and longevity.
Prior to the Technology Maintenance Council’s annual Meeting, Overdrive sister site CCJ talked to Lilo Hurtado, applications engineer, ExxonMobil Fuels and Lubricants, about natural gas engine oil and the upcoming introduction of the low viscosity oil ...
Through March 8, Freightliner highlights some of its toughest vocational solutions at the 2014 ConExpo-Con/Agg show in Las Vegas; new vocational options introduced, also, at the NTEA Work Truck Show.
Mack Trucks this week announced a new branding strategy and an updated logo at the ConExpo/ConAgg construction convention in Las Vegas.
Truck and engine maker Navistar International recorded a net loss of $248 million in the first quarter of the 2014 fiscal year, per an announcement from the company March 5.
Mack Trucks is making business easier for body upfitters by making its Body Builder Manuals available as free downloads MackTrucks.com.
This union sounds like the beginning of a beautiful friendship. ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants announced that Daimler Trucks has chosen Mobil Delvac-branded heavy-duty diesel engine oils for factory-fill in its Freightliner- and Western Star-branded vehicles. ...
25,000 Cummins Westport natural gas engines recalled for issue that could cause exhaust temp increase
Certain Cummins Westport engine models ISL G and ISX12 G are being recalled by Cummins Inc. and its joint venture Cummins Westport for a potential defect that could raise exhaust temperatures and possibly shoot flames out of the exhaust pipe, causing fire risk.
From construction equipment to more garden variety loads dressed up behind spectacular tractors, this occasional series delivers more great photos of readers' loads. Find out how to send in your own ...
While bumper-mounted air dams, wheel coverings and trailer side skirts and tails have improved airflow underneath and around tractor-trailers dramatically, the trailer gap remains a stubborn aerodynamic challenge for engineers.
The folks at RightPSI have built a new valve-stem cap made in the U.S.A. and matched to desired tire pressure to give a visual indication when pressure is low or high.
In a push to increase its sales in over-the-road and long-haul applications, Mack Trucks will begin a rebranding effort at the ConExpo construction industry show in March in Las Vegas.
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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