Video: Shell engineer details low-viscosity engine oil test

| May 28, 2014

At an engine teardown event held earlier this month, Shell Rotella engineers showed off parts from three engines used in a two-year, half-million mile test of the next-generation low-viscosity oil that's part of the next category of engine oils.

Changing Gear: Updates from Meritor, Hogebuilt, NTN Bower, Daimler, Jost

| May 24, 2014

Meritor Inc. has added optimized axle ratios to its 14X rear-drive axle portfolio to help enhance fuel economy. The company’s14X tandem drive axles with a 2.79 ratio will be available for production in June, and ...

Meritor unveils plan for ‘intelligent’ axle

| May 23, 2014

Meritor says its new 17X Logic Drive system offers signifiant enhancements in fuel economy for trucks in long-haul applications

Detroit announces new integrated powertrain package for Freightliner Cascadia

| May 22, 2014

Detroit announced Thursday a new fully integrated powertrain package that includes its DD15 engine, DT12 automated manual transmission and Detroit axles.

Video log: Truck races, Ferrari test drive, Meritor’s Italian axle plant

| May 22, 2014

Overdrive Executive Editor Jack Roberts is in Milan, Italy, this week visiting a Meritor test lab. Here are videos he's shot on his trip, including some of checking out Ferraris and Lamborghinis at a nearby track and some footage from the European truck racing circuit.

Changing Gear: Updates from Yokohama, Truck-Lite, Amsoil, Fontaine Modification, Rotary Lift

| May 19, 2014

Drivers looking for Yokohama Tire Corp.’s ultra-wide base tires have a new source: Love’s Travel Stop network. YTC announced that Love’s – which has 191 Truck Tire Care locations nationwide – will carry two UWB ...

Next-gen oil test: Shell highlights benefits, durability in engine teardown eventImage Gallery

| May 15, 2014

Can the fuel economy and emissions reductions benefits of lower viscosity engine oil -- thinner oil, essentially -- be realized without sacrificing durability and, thus, engine life? It's a question that's faced oil makers since development ...

Changing Gear: ACT Expo highlights from Freightliner, Kenworth, Eaton, Chart, dHybrid, Penske

| May 12, 2014

The annual Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo normally tends to be a fleet-centric affair, with discussions and product rollouts that pertain mostly to more sizable trucking companies. But for owner-operators interested in exploring alternative fuels ...

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