Equipment

Owner-operators, what’s your current fuel mileage?

| September 29, 2014

What kind of mileage are you getting currently? This poll probes the variation in fuel economy around the industry among Overdrive readers.

Changing Gear: Wabco’s innovations from across the pond

| September 27, 2014

Since they happened overseas while most of us were asleep, you might have missed last week’s announcements by Wabco, which chose last week’s IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014 event in Hanover, Germany, to roll out a ...

Webasto, USTDTS team for fuel efficiency curriculum in driving schools

| September 26, 2014

Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America announced a partnership with United States Truck Driving Training Schools to develop and deliver a curriculum to educate truck driving students about how to save money on fuel and ...

High, wide and heavy: Crane haul brokered by Next Exit its biggest to date

| September 25, 2014

DeSoto, Texas-based broker Next Exit Logistics earlier this year arranged a move that ranks as the biggest in its history -- a 100-ton Manitowoc crane, hauled from Texas to Virginia.

Navistar makes Tremec 10-speed transmission available for International ProStar

| September 24, 2014

Navistar announced this week it will offer the Tremec 10-speed manual transmission in its International ProStar models equipped with the company’s 13-liter engine.

Peterbilt equipping 579, 567 models with anti-theft system

| September 24, 2014

Peterbilt announced Sept. 23 it is offering a new anti-theft system for its Models 579 and 567 equipped with the Paccar MX-13.

Video: Checking out, test driving Western Star’s new 5700 XE

| September 23, 2014

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts was on hand in Las Vegas earlier this month when Western Star unveiled its new 5700 XE tractor, designed for aerodynamic fuel savings and driver comfort. In this video, Roberts takes the truck for a test spin and talks to Western Star reps about its features.

Is this the truck of the future?

| September 23, 2014

Daimler pulled the curtain back Sept. 23 on what it’s dubbed the Future Truck 2025: A revolutionary cabover that blends technology, aerodynamics and design in a way unlike any truck has done before.

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