Equipment

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.

15L engines more fuel efficient than ever

  |  January 11, 2013

Engine makers understand that bigger engines still fit many applications, which is why all continue to offer – and improve upon – larger-liter designs.

13-liter vs. 15-liter: Which is right for you? Part 1

  |  January 10, 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.

Volvo adding QR codes to all new trucks

  |  January 10, 2013

Volvo announced it will be incorporating QR Codes into all new trucks in an effort to reduce downtime for owners and drivers and increase efficiency of technicians.

Rising star: Western Star 4700SF proves itself in the desert

  |  January 03, 2013

Western Star built its legacy on the unlikely pairing of bare-knuckle toughness and champagne-sipping elegance.

Gun laws, election, federal regs: Top 15 most read stories of 2012

  |  December 28, 2012

Though the landscape of federal rulemaking was relatively quiet this year, a few lawsuits brought against some of the DOT's more controversial rules and programs proved to be popular topics this year.