Equipment

More vocational equipment at Work Truck Show

  |  March 07, 2013

Among new equipment unveiled at the Work Truck Show this week in Indianapolis were a new Allison hybrid-drive system, the International TerraStar 4x4 and aerodynamic Kenworth medium-duty options.

Navistar changes top leadership

  |  March 07, 2013

Navistar President and COO Troy Clarke has been promoted to CEO, along with other changes in the truck maker's leadership structure.

Mack vocational: New Granite MHD 4×2

  |  March 06, 2013

Mack Trucks launched a 4x2 version of its Granite MHD vocational truck at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

Vocational spec’ing: With downspeeding trend, keep close eye on torque/hp combo

  |  February 26, 2013

In the past, heavy duty vocational trucks may have been spec'd with 550 hp and 1,950 lb.-ft. of torque to get the load rolling. Today, 470-hp engines with 1,850 lb.-ft. torque can do the job.

Video: Cindi Holland wants you to enter our Most Beautiful contest

  |  February 25, 2013

Owner-operator Cindi Holland talks about her experience on an Overdrive photo shoot and presented a clear message — you should nominate yourself or a friend for the Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest.

A Closer Look: Diesel exhaust fluid

Sean Randall   |  February 25, 2013

While it performs a sophisticated task, the basis of the selective catalytic reduction system – DEF itself is a simple blend of urea and water.

Get your load on, redux

  |  February 22, 2013

More photos of hot, heavy, big, tall or just plain odd loads from readers around the U.S. and beyond.

Pride in your ride, Midwest-style

  |  February 21, 2013

Meet the project 2000 Peterbilt organizers of the Midwest Pride in Your Ride event, benefiting the American Cancer Society, are raffling off beginning this year.