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  • kolman
    Name of Game is Productivity

    Are You Making the Most of Your Time at Truck Stops? SAY WHAT YOU WILL ABOUT FMCSA, HOS & ELDs; THEY’RE HERE AND YOU MUST DEAL WITH THEIR IMPACT ON YOUR PRODUCTIVITY. Because of the rigid Hours-of-Service...

    • Posted July 1, 2018
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  • Mack
    New Anthem Attracting Attention

    Based on booth-traffic observations, the Mack Anthem® in its Class 8 sleeper configurations drew plenty of interest among fleets and owner-operators at the recent Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky. The company projects the Anthem’s bold,...

    • Posted May 1, 2018
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  • cummins-1
    Cummins Introduces Electrification

    AEOS Commercial Vehicle Demonstrator Impresses Before a recent gathering of industry editors, local TV reporters and hundreds of staff members at the Cummins Technical Center in Columbus, IN, the AEOS 4 X 2 Day Cab Tractor was introduced...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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  • RRFB_Dragster
    Harnessing the Power of Road Rage

    Stars Aligning for a Bright NHRA Top Fuel Future Road Rage Fuel Booster™ renewed its commitment as the primary sponsor of Hennen Motorsports and driver Kebin Kinsley in the 2017 NHRA Mellow Yellow Drag Racing Series Top...

    • Posted May 1, 2017
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  • Convoy of Semi trucks on highway
    New Commercial Tire Network™

    TA-Petro has announced the formation of the TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network™ TA has been a leader in the truck stop tire business for more than 40 years. The TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network enables...

    • Posted January 1, 2017
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  • inside-look
    Taking a ride in a Peterbilt with Advanced Driver Assist System

    It’s amazing to see how many years of technology development came together to enable trucks to operate on their own. I rode in Peterbilt’s autonomous truck and had the feeling I could have done what our driver...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • not-revolution
    It’s not a revolution. The autonomous truck has been developing for more than two decades.

    This year, Freightliner and Peterbilt demonstrated their autonomous trucks to an eager trucking industry press corps, and Google showed its self-driving, computer-connected passenger car. All got a lot of press and sparked a good deal of discussion...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • A-Gentle-Revolution
    Truck tires have developed into sophisticated tools of fuel economy

    There are many factors that affect the fuel mileage attained by any given vehicle, including drivers, the shape and condition of the truck, maintenance, routes, climate, load and, of course, tires. There was a time when drivers...

    • Posted July 6, 2015
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  • downspeeding
    Downspeeding engines make it easy for drivers to enjoy the ride while saving on fuel

    The vast majority of CDL holders today came into our industry learning certain fundamentals about operating a large truck. Starting in the late 1970s, we learned that if you drove much above 1800 rpm, (2100 in some...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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  • AirFlow-truck
    Exhaust emissions? They barely exist now. But wait, there’s more to be done.

    It’s been more than 15 years since the EPA started regulating pollution from truck exhausts. It began with nitrogen oxides (NOx), precursors of smog, controlled in 2002 using exhaust gas recirculation (EGR). In 2007, diesel particulate filters...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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