Western Star unveiled Sept. 11 its new 5700XE tractor, which the truck maker says is designed for driver comfort and equipped with an array of modern tech.
The system, which is based on features like adaptive cruise control and autonomous braking, was developed in a three-company partnership that includes Meritor Wabco, Peloton and Denso. It's touted by the companies as one that can save fuel economy and increase fleet efficiency.
You’ve heard the old axiom “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Many owner-operators seem to follow that rule, but you shouldn’t get caught up in that mindset: It’s much more economical to maintain an engine and truck than it is to replace parts because of neglect.
Peterbilt this week at the ITS World Congress in Detroit demonstrated its autonomous truck, a Peterbilt Model 579 concept truck.
The Granite was ordered as a three-axle model but was modified by Engineered Chassis Systems, a subsidiary of the Nuss Group, which built the body, converted it to an all-wheel-drive 8x8 and installed the twin steer axles.
Mack Trucks announced Sept. 8 the new Mack MP7 405 Super Econodyne engine, available with up to 405 hp and 1,560 lb.-ft. of torque.
This week we’re resuming our series that takes a look back at some recent product introductions for specific categories and specs. After all, since most of you are busy enough trying to manage your own ...
The annual Brake Safety Week inspection spree is taking place this week, Sept. 7-13. CVSA says more than 30,000 trucks and buses will be inspected.
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