Equipment

Left-coast gamble: Other CARB regs and deadlines

  |  October 02, 2013

This last portion of this series details other of CARB's diesel equipment-focused emissions rules, interwoven with its primary truck and bus rule on powertrains.

Natural gas 101: What owner-operators need to know

  |  September 30, 2013

Truck makers feel that heavy-duty natural gas trucks eventually could make up 15 to 20 percent of the Class 8 market in the United States, Here’s a primer to get you ready.

Left-coast gamble: CARB’s enforcement potential, narrow compliance alternatives

  |  September 30, 2013

Part 2 of this feature series looks at alternatives to CARB Truck and Bus Rule compliance for owner-operators of 1996-2006 model year equipment and CARB's enforcement muscle.

Left-coast gamble: CARB forces tough yearend decision for many owner-operators

  |  September 27, 2013

What choice will you make? This first in a three-part series shares tools to help and perspective on short- and long-term preparation for the future of emissions regulations.

Analysis shows problematic background on 3% of used trucks

  |  September 25, 2013

A RigDig study of all truck history reports run by customers during the five months ending Sept. 3 showed 2.9 percent of the trucks had been flagged as junk, salvage or having a serious issue, such as fire or flood damage.

Truck interior design 101

  |  September 25, 2013

Wendy and George buy a new -- used -- truck after a prior lease-purchase arrangement -- overall, Wedny says, it's a "proud and terrifying" experience...

Evolution evolves: Freightliner adds gas power to Cascadia’s aero package

  |  September 19, 2013

Napa Valley, Calif., has become an annual locale for Freightliner to present news and updates on various industry issues. And what’s the point of holding court if you don’t let folks take your trucks out for a spin?

Blast from the past — and future — at Landmark International show

  |  September 19, 2013

Scenes here from the customer-appreciation event and antique truck show September 13, 2013, at Landmark International's Cookeville, Tenn., location.