Electrical connector kits available

| March 02, 2012

Free kits to connect your truck to the electric grid are available through a federally funded program. Shorepower Technologies and Cascade Sierra Solutions are providing 1,300 connector kits through the U.S. Department of Energy Recovery Act ...

How to: Do a Brake Job

John Baxter | March 01, 2012

All the parts of the brake system wear, so replace all working parts, not just the linings.

Tried and true

Steve Sturgess (Photos by Steve Sturgess) | March 01, 2012

COVER STORY/ Cascadia quickly earns street cred as an aerodynamic leader on nation’s highways.

| February 29, 2012

James Hoffman, of Concorcd, N.C., takes his 1995 Peterbilt 379 down the zMax Dragway in Concord, N.C., at the 2010 Charlotte Diesel Super Show.

Intermodal flatbed launched

| February 29, 2012

Boyd Intermodal, along with partner Raildecks Intermodal, on Feb. 28 announced the launch of its Boyd/Raildecks flatbed intermodal product designed to allow industrial freight such as steel and aluminum coils to be transported by railroad. Class ...

Die-cast housing LED headlights

| February 27, 2012

The TruckLite LED lamps, housed in die-cast aluminum housing, have a non-yellowing polycarbonate lens and feature a solid state, bulb-free system.  They are available as replacements for No. 6052, 6053, H6054 and HP6054 using a ...

Refurbished trailers

| February 26, 2012

XTRA Lease, a national rental trailer company, has added 9,400 trailers to its fleet, now totaling 25,000.  The trailers are equipped with fuel efficient aerodynamic side skirts and comply with California’s SmartWay and Greenhouse Gas ...

Deep-treaded tire for improved traction

| February 25, 2012

Made to last with a deep 33/32-in. tread to improve mileage and traction, the G741 MSD tire will be available in May in size 11R24.5, Load Range H. The tire’s cut- and chip-resistant and self-cleaning ...

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