Volvo unveils dimethyl ether-powered truck

| June 06, 2013

Volvo unveiled June 6 a new alt fuel option for the North American trucking market — dimethyl either (DME).

SEC fines Paccar for accounting, reporting error

| June 04, 2013

PACCAR, parent company of Peterbilt and Kenworth, has been fined by the SEC for an accounting error in reporting its earnings.

Infrastructure can’t handle truck size, weight increases, OOIDA says in public session

| June 03, 2013

The Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association spoke against changing truck size and weight limits at a Department of Transportation session to gather public feedback.

Surplus parts online at cost or less

| June 01, 2013

The new Surplus-Solutions.com online parts engine is also working to expand its discounted labor rates offering throughout the year.

Credit loosening, income rising for owner-operators, says ATBS

| June 01, 2013

Institutional investors are looking for places to put their money, which is good news for owner-operators who've been hamstrung by tight credit since the recession.

California regulations drive out owner-operators

| June 01, 2013

Owner-operators are being driven out of business and the market value of used trucks has been hijacked by the ever-tightening emissions regulations in California, said a panel this week.

Keeping video documentation of your mishaps

| May 31, 2013

A dash cam on display at Great West keeps HD video recording synced with location for insurance if trouble arises.

Small fleet owner invents innovative, but simple securement device

| May 30, 2013

Former small fleet owner and flatbed hauler Steve Burroughs introduced at The Great West Truck Show today a product that he says is a "no-brainer" and something that he's hoping becomes standard equipment for flatbed ...

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