Today's Trucking

MORE BRAKES, MORE SOFTWARE

March 3, 2014

May 10 Vol. 2, No. 11 Before I write anything else here, let me remind you that the 43rd annual Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar is on tap next week. It starts Sunday night, May 28, with a reception sponsored by […]


THE TOP 10 OF 2012, PART 1

March 3, 2014

Courage is required to choose 10 excellent products from the array of introductions this past year, and there’s no big jury to hide within. People will disagree; some will complain about not being represented here. It’s just me making the […]


The Lockwood Report

March 3, 2014

INTEGRATION TAKES A NEW TURN   Well, I’ve been waiting for this one. Cummins and Eaton have combined forces to produce a powertrain package that will combat the idea that only fully integrated manufacturers can link engine and transmission efficiently.  […]


THE VOCATIONAL WORLD’S BUZZING

March 3, 2014

March 30, 2011 Vol. 7, No. 7 Holy moly, could there be any more to write about than what I see these days? I can’t remember a time when this industry was so alive with new technologies and new approaches […]


A HYBRID REFRESHER

March 3, 2014

May 20, 2009 Vol. 5, No. 10 I’ve been ignoring hybrids lately, it seems to me, so let me start this issue of Lockwood’s Product Watch with a pretty surprising revelation. It has nothing to do with trucks, not much […]


THE CAT/NAVISTAR DEAL REVISITED

March 3, 2014

July 02, 2008 Vol. 4, No. 14 Not a lot of earth-shattering news to report this time, not like my last newsletter. Two weeks ago the subject was a meaty one, namely Caterpillar’s departure from the on-highway engine business and […]


LOOKING AHEAD

March 3, 2014

January 4, 2007 Vol. 3, No. 1 First off, happy new year! So, it seems we’ve just launched ourselves into 2007. The year that took on a size and shape all its own long before it actually arrived, as we […]


AN APU WITH A TWIST, PLUS EASY TRIP REPORTS

March 3, 2014

November 23, 2005 Vol. 1, No. 6 There’s certainly no shortage of auxiliary power units around these days, and that’s not a bad thing. This time we feature a recent arrival on the APU scene, the CCS Lightning from Mechron […]