Equipment

Volvo says run DME

Volvo Trucks North America this week unveiled a "new" alternative fuel for heavy-duty commerical trucks. Here are some technical aspects.

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Volvo unveils dimethyl ether-powered truck

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

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SEC fines Paccar for accounting, reporting error

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

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

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

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Surplus parts online at cost or less

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

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

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.

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California regulations drive out owner-operators

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.

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Keeping video documentation of your mishaps

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

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