Jack RobertsEquipmentMeritor unveils plan for ‘intelligent’ axleMeritor says its new 17X Logic Drive system offers signifiant enhancements in fuel economy for trucks in long-haul applicationsMay 23, 2014EquipmentMack’s big dog: Titan primed to meet toughest challenges of construction reboundIf you went into a lab and boiled down everything Mack Trucks has learned over the past 114 years from every battlefield, jobsite, dam and highway that have seen its trucks, you’d probably come away with a truck like the 2014 Titan By Mack.April 30, 2014BusinessCummins unveils new truck, engine for Chinese marketCummins unveiled April 8, along side Chinese truck maker Foton, a new truck and a new engine developed for the Chinese market, but innovations from the engine could come to Cummins’ North American lineup.April 8, 2014BusinessPeterbilt releases ‘Epiq’ fuel economy package, special edition anniversary truckPeterbilt turned 75 years old back in January. And the truck manufacturer is celebrating its Diamond Anniversary with a special edition Model 579 tractor that will be the star of a nationwide tour starting in April. But not content to rest on its laurels, Peterbilt continues to work on enhanced fuel economy features for its […]March 26, 2014BusinessCummins announces new technology focus and vehicle telematics systemIf you hold press credentials for the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville, KY, then the traditional kickoff event for the show is always a dinner hosted by Cummins the evening before press days begin. This year, Cummins used the opportunity to showcase several new products targeting fuel economy and fleet efficiency enhancements. According to Jennifer […]March 26, 2014BusinessGrid power: How electric lane technology from Europe could transform U.S. truckingNow experiments in Germany and California with another type of electric truck could lead to a radically new way for trucks as heavy as Class 8 to move freight in the United States.March 20, 2014BusinessDump the thump: Measuring tire pressure precisely is worth more than the time it takesAccording to industry experts, thumping tires is a waste of time. Taking the time to ensure your tires are properly inflated will save fuel and extend your tire life.March 18, 2014BusinessMack making push for over-the-road market share, to announce rebranding effortsIn a push to increase its sales in over-the-road and long-haul applications, Mack Trucks will begin a rebranding effort at the ConExpo construction industry show in March in Las Vegas.February 25, 2014BusinessFreightliner continues to increase market shareThe company finished 2013 with nearly 38 percent of the overall Class 6-8 market share, also increasing to 30 percent of the vocational market.February 18, 2014Overdrive ExtraChina, the moon and youWhat will the Chinese “Jade Rabbit” moon landing mean for trucking? An explosion of Chinese aftermarket technologies for big rigs, perhaps?December 26, 2013Previous PagePage 3 of 11Next PageTop StoriesOverdrive RadioTrucking like a locomotive in restored 1960s KenworthsIn this Overdrive Radio edition, log hauler, writer, podcaster Gord Magill drew out more of Edison Motors cofounder Chace Barber’s story about his unique approach to electric-drive trucks, with some surprising benefits and potential applications.Custom RigsLil' Ray's Transport: Five custom classics caught at Merced truck showOverdrive ExtraOwner-op finds Chicago container hauling, long-term, more lucrative than OTRTrucker of the YearEnter Overdrive's 2023 Trucker of the Year competitionSponsor ContentEngineered for superior calls in high-noise environments.