Equipment

Report: Natural gas a critical fuel for U.S. transportation sector

A study of alternative fuel options for on-road transportation has concluded that natural gas is a promising fuel from both an economic and technology perspective.

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Diesel price rises for fifth straight week

The national average retail diesel price climbed 5.4 cents to $3.85 a gallon during the week ended Monday, Aug. 6.

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Ahead of the curve: VN 670 test drive

The Volvo VN, still true to its roots, evolves to new levels of performance, aerodynamics and safety.

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Navistar’s new strategy includes Cummins engines

Navistar says it will reestablish a relationship with Cummins and begin offering the ISX15 15-liter diesel engine in certain models in January 2013.

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Six pounds of soot could be lurking in your oil

EGR-only engines put up to six pounds of soot into oil during a 40,000-mile interval.

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Exavating company wins Cat CT660

Barging and excavating company LPA Inc. was delivered a Caterpillar CT660 dump truck June 13 at a celebration held for the company's victory.

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Two custom ’80s Petes for the cabover fanatics

These two Peterbilt 362s, owned by Dustin Kunkel and John Bradford, respectively, we caught out at the Crossville, Tenn., show of the ATHS Music City Chapter.

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Paccar MX tough-tested with Louisville aggregate hauler

Keith Redden’s retirement dream was to start a trucking firm. “I said if I owned six trucks, I could make a living,” he says. After a start in 2003 with three used Kenworths from a home base in Floyd’s Knob, Ind., across the Ohio River ...

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