Equipment

ATS puts custom heavy-haul Trail King trailer into service

Capable of up to 360,000 lbs. in payload, Anderson Trucking Service reps say they will be permitting hauls with the Trail King TK360 for up to 700,000 pounds.

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Kenworth W900 Icon test drive: A classic, reborn

Some old-school owner-operators are more than happy to take a fuel economy penalty for the honor of driving something like a W900. That leads us to the Icon 900 – a special-edition W900 unveiled this year. Here's Overdrive's test drive.

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Changing Gear: Collabs from Navistar-Eaton, Daimler-Zonar, Holland-Paccar

When one trucking industry vendor comes up with a great idea to help drivers and fleets alike, it’s a win-win. So when two vendors work together on new trucking innovations, is that a win-win-win? Why not, since everybody’s happy? Let’s start our roundup of company team-ups ...

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Redux: The cost of emissions-system maintenance

For too many truck buyers, such costs and associated practices are unforeseen and unheeded at time purchase, notes a longtime truck sales/service rep. And: "Let’s face it, even with proper maintenance emissions systems are still not as reliable as they should be."

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Trucking Moves America Forward introduces trailer wrap program

Trucking Moves America Forward has unveiled its trailer decal wrap program, which it believes will help push TMAF's mission of educating the public on the trucking industry and those that work in it.

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Caterpillar, Navistar partnership ends on Cat trucks, each to make own lineup

Navistar and Caterpillar each announced Tuesday, July 28, they're ending their partnership, an arrangement under which Navistar produced and engineered Cat-branded CT-series trucks since 2011.

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Cadle Transport 2013 Coronado glider, small fleet rise from recession’s ashes

Small fleet owner Ben Cadle launched his business with his own authority in 2007, right as the financial world was starting to collapse under its own weight. His 2013 show-worthy glider illustrates his subsequent, ongoing success.

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EPA to hold public hearings on upcoming fuel economy, emissions regs; comment period extended

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation has announced public hearings for Phase II of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles.

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