Equipment

Expedited advantage, part 1: Equipment, carriers

The time-sensitive freight niche could be one of the last profitable bastions of irregular route long-haul, offering fuel mileage and other reduced costs, more income on fewer miles and load and lane novelty.

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Path of least resistance: Aero trailers gaining traction

With much of the tractor aero gains already carved out from years of wind-tunnel testing and refined engineering, attention now has swung to trailers.

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Crete named top vet employer

The Lincoln, Neb.-based Crete Carrier Corp. has been named a Top 100 employer of former military members, says G.I. Jobs.

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Suggested maintenance, inspection practices for flooded trucks

Superstorm Sandy left lots of vehicles, including Class 8 trucks, subject to flooding from contaminated waters. Meritor offers a few tips on what to do if your truck has been affected.

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SuperRigs 2013 calendar: Familiar face in an unfamiliar place

Sneak peak at familiar faces in the Shell SuperRigs 2013 calendar, now available with an oil change at participating locations. And: Vid from the 2012 30th anniversary show in Joplin, Mo., highlighting the city's rebuilding efforts.

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Buyers beware: Trucks flooded by Sandy could pop up for sale

In Hurricane Sandy’s wake, fraud experts are warning of unscrupulous truck sellers who may attempt to hide flood damage from buyers.

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Peterbilt announces availability of 2013 engines

Peterbilt Tuesday announced that the next-generation of Paccar engines, designed to comply with the EPA's 2013 emissions standards will be available in all of the truck maker's medium and heavy-duty models starting in 2013.

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Diesel produces more smog than gasoline, study says

Diesel engines produce nearly 15 times the amount of one of the main ingredients in smog than gasoline-powered engines, says a recent study by the University of Cal-Berkeley. The study was in part funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board, ...

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