Equipment

Changing Gear: Ryder launches nat gas program, Hyundai could enter U.S. truck market

  |  March 20, 2015

Is natural gas still a natural solution for the trucking industry’s never-ending fuel economy woes? Granted, the recent run of low diesel prices might leave some to believe that a lot of fleets might have, ...

Old Dominion opens, expands service centers

  |  March 20, 2015

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has opened a new service center in Watertown, S.D., and an expanded service center in Oshkosh, Wis. The Thomasville, N.C.-based less-than-truckload carrier said it opened its third South Dakota facility ...

Danny can drive it

  |  March 19, 2015

Meet Auto DriveAway contract driver Danny Murdock and several of the specially-equipped vocational trucks that are his rolling freight.

Rugged Volvo I-Shift for severe-duty applications

  |  March 18, 2015

The reinforced I-Shift will be standard on VHD models with heavier weight ratings – straight trucks rated at 66,000 lbs. GVWR or higher and tractors rated at 125,000 lbs.

Navistar sued by regulators who want court to force company to release documents

  |  March 18, 2015

SEC filed in December a lawsuit against Navistar International Corp. claiming the truck and engine maker improperly redacted and withheld documents the Commission attempted to subpoena.

Used post-2010 sleeper trucks growing in availability, could give owner-ops chance at more fuel efficient models

  |  March 18, 2015

The number of 3- to 5-year-old trucks available on the used truck market saw an uptick in recent months due to an influx in new truck orders and corresponding trade-ins. A flood of 3-5-year-old trucks could give owner-operators the chance at getting in a more fuel efficient model.

FMCSA’s latest projections for dates on e-log mandate, speed limiters and more

  |  March 17, 2015

Here are the dates the DOT and its Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration expect to publish significant rulemakings this year.

Mack updates telematics monitoring system for mDrive transmission

  |  March 16, 2015

Mack Trucks announced this week that its Mack GuardDog Connect, its proactive telematics system, will now monitor critical fault codes for the Mack mDrive automated manual transmissions.