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IN PRINT -- The Quest for Uptime: It begins with Preventive Maintenance checks
Thursday March 30, 2017 10:52 AM
We’re learning. We are doing a better job at keeping trucks out of the shop and out on the road earning money, but it’s been a steep learning curve. Ever since the first Diesel Particulate...
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VIDEOMeritor Launches "Most Efficient" Drive Axle Ever
Saturday March 4, 2017 3:40 PM
Meritor unveiled its new 14X HE high-efficiency linehaul tandem drive axle on Feb. 26 here at the Technology & Maintenance Council's Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology...
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VIDEOOn the Spot... Behind the Wheel of a SuperTruck
Thursday February 16, 2017 6:57 PM
The first time we were On the Spot with Volvo's SuperTruck, we were there for its reveal. In our second, Jim Park actually climbs behind the wheel. Did the truck live up to its Super...
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IN PRINT -- Power Plays: A look at 2017 engines
Tuesday January 31, 2017 10:54 AM
Most North American heavy-duty diesel engine manufacturers rolled out substantially revamped engines to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) 2017 Greenhouse Gas emissions...
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Bridgestone building SuperTire for SuperTruck II
Friday January 6, 2017 4:36 PM
NASHVILLE, TN -- Engineers at Bridgestone are working to develop super-low-rolling-resistance tires for the next Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck project. The goal is a tire with a 30%...
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Will new U.S. administration scuttle GHG rules?
Friday January 6, 2017 4:29 PM
WASHINGTON, DC -- As the final days of the Obama administration tick away, those opposed to some of the president’s environmental initiatives are looking at ways to undermine the intent of...
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IN PRINT -- Clear the Air: Know how to care for your DPF
Friday December 23, 2016 12:15 PM
It’s not quite the “blue screen of death” that appear on troubled Windows computers, but an engine fault indicator still means a bad day is about to get worse – especially if it means a...
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IN PRINT -- New to You: Minimize challenges with used trucks
Friday December 23, 2016 12:09 PM
The days of walking around a truck and kicking the tires to see if it’s a worthy investment are over. Much of what could cause problems with a used truck is no longer visible to the naked...
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