Equipment

CARB ‘sends message’ with enforcement blitz

  |  October 18, 2012

California's Air Resources Board throughout the month of August held a statewide inspection blitz in which it checked more than 4,000 trucks for compliance.

Another fall view, with truck!

  |  October 17, 2012

Learn how to share your fall pictures with Overdrive here, with a view from reader Guy Broderick.

What thinner oil means for you

  |  October 16, 2012

Next-generation low-viscosity oils will boost fuel economy, but durability could suffer.

Extra muscle: ECM reprogramming

  |  October 12, 2012

Reprogramming your engine’s ECM can increase fuel economy and horsepower. It can also shorten engine and drivetrain life and void warranties. Is it worth the risk?

Don’t overlook cost of a truck wash

  |  October 11, 2012

If you wash your truck at home, you can claim the cost of household water and detergent for washing the truck as a business expense at tax time.

Cummins to shut down facilities, reduce work force

  |  October 10, 2012

Cummins says it's responding to a weak global economy by cutting costs while maintaining investments in growth programs with planned work week reductions, shutdowns at some manufacturing facilities and some targeted work force reductions.

Diesel jumps 1.5 cents

  |  October 10, 2012

After declining for two consecutive weeks, the U.S. average diesel price rose 1.5 cent to $4.094 a gallon during the week ended Monday, Oct. 8.

Ripe & Ready: Correction and update

  |  October 09, 2012

Ronnie King sold his 1994 Peterbilt 379 between the time we last spoke with him and our current, October 2012 issue, which features the truck in the Custom Rigs opening spread.