Equipment

Driver before the truck in small fleet expansion

If the truck procurement/driver employment situation in small fleet expansion presents a chicken-egg type conundrum, operators would do well to focus on the driver first.

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Truck Enterprises Hagerstown relocates to larger facility

The new location is less than a mile southeast of the former Truck Enterprises site on 8 acres near Interstate 81 and State Highway 11.

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Shell Rotella coolant recalled for lack of bitterant

Shell has asked distributors and retailers to return certain coolant products after it was discovered the products were under-treated with bitterant -- an additive used to make the product unpalatable for animals and children.

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Shell wants high school, college students to design interior of StarShip concept truck

The Shell Truck Design Challenge gives students an opportunity to win $1,000 for their school by designing the interior of the AirFlow StarShip, a partnership between Shell and AirFlow Truck Company.

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FMCSA orders recall-affected Volvo trucks out-of-service

Affected trucks include model year 2016-2017 VNL, VNX, and VNM trucks manufactured from May 11, 2015 through March 8, 2016.

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Highway ‘devolution’: How has it impacted owner-operators? Reader comments wanted

Owner-operators, how has your operation been affected by highway funding devolution? Greater congestion? More tolls? Greater variability in highway conditions from state to state? Let us know here...

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Sleeper tractors losing value on used market — a look at the latest numbers

Pricing for 3-5 year-old used sleeper trucks lost about 5 percent on average from December to January, according to recent data from NADA. A look at a value comparison chart for the more popular sleeper models...

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Volvo introduces revamped engine lineup for 2017, updates to I-Shift automated manual transmission

At its Hagerstown, Maryland, assembly plant Tuesday, Volvo Trucks North America introduced its model year 2017 Volvo engines, including enhancements to the Volvo D11 and D13 engines and the launch of the Volvo D13 with turbo compounding.

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