The national average diesel price soared to $3.96 a gallon — 13 cents per gallon higher than the same week last year.
Clean diesel engines will continue to be the dominant power source for heavy-duty vehicles in the United States for decades, says a Department of Energy study.
There’s no need to panic when a DPF light signals routine regeneration — at least in most cases.
Reports from operators show roughly a 30 percent rise in new-tractor pricing between 2006 and 2012 model years. Find out how operators are reacting to that rise -- and some advice -- in supplementary reporting on the No. 5 top challenge to owner-operator businesses.
The company’s new Precedent line of temperature-control trailer systems reduces fuel costs.
Rates aren’t exactly keeping up with the level of cost increase for equipment, a trend owner-operators have felt hard in the last several years.
The average age of Class 8 trucks peaked in 2010 at almost seven years.
Carriers are looking for a few good men – and women – to drive their trucks. Military veterans fill the bill.