Equipment

Workstar comes back, will use Navistar 13-liter SCR engine

  |  July 16, 2013

Navistar International announced July 16 it is bringing back its International WorkStar vocational line and will use its 13-liter engine equipped with selective catalytic reduction emissions tech to power it.

Sluggish rates, accessorials holding back equipment investment

  |  July 15, 2013

More results from Transport Capital Partners' Second Quarter 2013 Business Expectations Survey show perceived inadequate rates hampering business investment for carriers of all sizes.

Greening America’s fleet: The effects of EPA’s regulations on exhaust emissions

  |  July 15, 2013

Infographic details how federal emissions standards implemented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have reduced the amount of NOx and particulate matter from trucks and equipment.

Wide left gone wrong — truck driver’s fault or not?

  |  July 12, 2013

John Doe attempted to execute a wide left but still was struck by a bus whose driver didn’t turn sharply enough. Was this accident preventable by Doe?

Robotic trucks set to push drivers out of a job?

  |  July 11, 2013

According to some analysts, it could make good financial sense to fleets to switch early to self-driving trucks.

67 ways to save on fuel

  |  July 09, 2013

$4 a gallon diesel is the new normal, and that figure may be considered dirt cheap a few years from now. Here's a comprehensive list of fuel tips to help you extend your fuel as far as it'll go.

Recall issued for 23,000 Volvo trucks for potential stopping issue

  |  July 08, 2013

Volvo Trucks North America is recalling certain2007-2014 VAH, VHD, VNL, VNM and VT model trucks due to a lack of a redundant clutch disengagement switch that could cause braking problems.

Firestone giving away truck, touring baseball and football games

  |  July 02, 2013

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions announced this week it will be giving away a 2013 Peterbilt to a Class 8 CDL holder in its Drive a Firestone Sweepstakes, which is part of the company's Firestone Drivers America tour that kicks off this month.