Good news for owner-operators and fleets in the Eastern U.S. who run to California only occasionally or can keep their in-state miles below the 5,000-7,500 range per year: The state's upping its low-use exemption mileage.
May I recommend to you an alternative to standard dynamometer testing? The 'Giraffe' offers better real-world simulation and allows better observation of tire alignment, tread pattern and wheel bearing losses.
Are we about to pass the 10-mile-per-gallon threshold in long-haul trucking? Owner-operator Henry Albert certainly thinks so. He regularly pushes the envelope in his 2012 Freightliner Cascadia Evolution.
Kenworth's T880 flagship vocational model is suitable for heavy haul, refuse, dump, mixer and other applications. Find a gallery of images of the model, and more detail, in this story.
TSE Brakes announced its Severe Duty design is now available on UltraLife and Omnibrake spring brakes, offering increased durability and service life for heavy-duty applications.
As a responsible truck owner, you should change your oil at predetermined intervals. Oil analysis provides great information and is the best way to keep track of how your engine is wearing.
Navistar, maker of International trucks, says it has completed its transition away from exhaust gas recirculation-only engines to selective catalytic reduction exhaust aftertreatment tech as a means to comply with 2010 engine emissions standards.
Navistar has issued a recall for 16,107 International trucks — year model 2008-2013 LoneStar, ProStar and TranStar trucks — due to an issue that could cause the fifth wheel to release the trailer from the tractor.
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