2008 Spec Guide: Table Of Contents

SPECS

On-Highway Trucks
Freightliner | International | Kenworth | Mack | Peterbilt | Sterling | Volvo | Western Star

Vocational Trucks
Freightliner | International | Kenworth | Mack | Peterbilt | Sterling | Volvo | Western Star

Engines
Caterpillar | Cummins | Detroit Diesel | International | Mack | Volvo

Transmissions
Allison | Arvin/Meritor | Caterpillar | Eaton Fuller | Transmission Technology Corp.| Volvo

Tires
Aeolus | B.F. Goodrich | Bridgestone | Continental | Dunlop | Firestone | General | Goodyear | Hankook | Kelly | Michelin | Toyo | Yokohama

Trailers
Doonan | East | Fontaine | Great Dane | Liddell | Mac | Transcraft | Utility | Vanguard | Wabash

Interiors
ARI Legacy II | Bentz | Double Eagle Pro Quarters | ICT Front Runner | ICT American Roads | Bostrom Seating | Comfort Ride USA | National Seating | Sears Seating | Seats Inc.

Accessories
Carrier Transicold | Cummins | Dometic | Kohler | RigMaster | Thermo King


Publisher’s Column
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ARTICLES ON SPEC’ING

Quiet Year
After last year’s major accommodations for tighter EPA standards, 2008 brings few big changes for trucks.

Tough Choices
When Spec’ing a vocational truck, you need choices as solid as the work you’ll handle.

Engine Evolution
Changes offer improvements and new challenges in matching powertrain specs.

Auto Advantages
The industry continues its march toward automatic transmissions, citing fuel economy, drivetrain longevity, driver comfort – and safety.

What’s In A Tire
Savvy owner-operators consider quality, not just price, when purchasing tires.

Flatbed Fever
Flatbeds are lighter than ever. They’re stronger, too – as are the earnings of those who pull them.

Riding On Air
Seats today are more comfortable and custom-fitting than ever.

Thou Shalt Not Idle
Environmental concerns, fuel prices and the law are making apus wise investments.



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