Equipment

Daimler Trucks cutting up to 1,300 jobs

  |  February 01, 2013

In a move that will leave 1,300 North American factory workers out of a job, Daimler Trucks North America is laying off 2,100 people worldwide, according to multiple reports.

Meritor produces 10-millionth trailer axle

  |  January 31, 2013

At its manufacturing facility in Frankfort, Ky., company representatives and guests gathered to commemorate the milestone and celebrate the company's long history.

More photos: Mel Davis’ custom Freightliner

  |  January 29, 2013

A visit with Michigan-based independent owner-operator Melvin Davis in Nashville yields more great pictures of his custom big-bunk reefer hauler.

KW T660 test drive: Enduring classic

  |  January 26, 2013

The T660 evolves with the right mix of styling and new technology to cement its place in Kenworth’s lineup.

Treadle valve corrosion a growing problem?

  |  January 24, 2013

Adjustment isn't the only brake problem going -- observer and longtime former driver Allan Powell suggests treadle valve corrosion is a growing issue.

Hodyon recalls all Dynasys APUs

  |  January 18, 2013

Hodyon, maker of the Dynasys auxiliary power units, announced this week on its website that it has "determined a potential safety risk" with all Dynasys APU models and is asking Dynasys owners to discontinue use.

A repeat: Human-powered tractor pull

  |  January 14, 2013

Hapfor Bjornsson of Iceland, for the second year in a row, won the truck-pull qualifying event at the World's Strongest Man competition.

Lean and mean vs. big and tough: Is a 13- or 15-liter engine best for you?

  |  January 14, 2013

The leading heavy-duty engine sizes differ by only two liters, and one now dominates the market. Make sure you’re powered by the best fit for your operation.