Natural gas: Ready for prime time? Part 1

| August 16, 2012

Industry begins to accept expensive natural gas engines running on cheaper fuel, in spite of power and range tradeoffs.

Bridgestone cites value of Ecopia-FuelTech combo

| August 15, 2012

Bridgestone officials say the company has redoubled its focus on delivering value to "the boss," its commercial customers.

Detroit gives sneak peek of DT12 transmission

Steve Sturgess | August 14, 2012

The DT12 will be available in the Freightliner Cascadia Evolution starting in May 2013.

Diesel jumps 11.5 cents, nears $4

| August 14, 2012

The national average diesel price soared to $3.96 a gallon — 13 cents per gallon higher than the same week last year.

Study: Diesel engines to remain top power source

| August 13, 2012

Clean diesel engines will continue to be the dominant power source for heavy-duty vehicles in the United States for decades, says a Department of Energy study.

How to speak DPF

| August 13, 2012

There’s no need to panic when a DPF light signals routine regeneration — at least in most cases.

Equipment: Probing sticker shock

| August 10, 2012

Reports from operators show roughly a 30 percent rise in new-tractor pricing between 2006 and 2012 model years. Find out how operators are reacting to that rise -- and some advice -- in supplementary reporting on the No. 5 top challenge to owner-operator businesses.

Thermo King launches temperature-control system

| August 10, 2012

The company’s new Precedent line of temperature-control trailer systems reduces fuel costs.

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