Equipment

Truckpocalypse: What happens when America’s trucks stop

  |  December 19, 2012

If all trucks in the U.S. were halted tomorrow, what would happen with water and food supplies, fuel availability, healthcare, banks, the retail segment, manufacturing and emergency responders?

Navistar records $3 billion net loss in 2012

  |  December 19, 2012

Navistar reported a loss of $2.8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012, stemming largely from restructuring efforts and warranty claims on its 2010 MaxxForce engines.

Equipment finance booms, projected for growth

  |  December 13, 2012

After returning to nearly pre-recession levels in 2012, the U.S. private and public sectors are on pace to finance more than $742 billion in equipment acquisitions in 2013, says forecast.

End dump or side dump: Pros and cons to help you choose

Steve Temple   |  December 13, 2012

When making the choice between a side, end or bottom dump trailer, consider payload, region and design.

Rush centers prosper with oil field development

  |  December 12, 2012

The Texas oil and gas field boom of the last few years has also been a boom for much of the state’s economy, and that includes the Rush Truck Centers facility in San Antonio.

NASCAR champ team leans on transporter

  |  December 12, 2012

Fan of the "Blue Deuce?" That's Brad Keselowski's Sprint Cup Championship-winning car. Here's what his transporter had to say about his role in the season.

Obama applauds Detroit Diesel’s new plant

  |  December 11, 2012

Obama visits to praise the company for its $120 million investment into a Redford, Mich.-based plant to build its DT12 automated-manual transmission.

Video: Ryan Hooten’s ’95 Pete 379

  |  December 10, 2012

Ryan Hooten's 1995 Peterbilt 379 — the centerpiece of his Ryan's Feed and Trucking grain hauling business in Santa Ynez, Calif. — is an ode to western motifs, leather and rawhide. Here's a brief interview ...