With colossal turbo-diesel engines and titanic torque ratings, today’s full-size heavy-duty pickups from Ford, Nissan, Ram and General Motors are in an all-out battle for towing supremacy.
Achates Power is developing its highly efficient opposed-piston engine for as many as a dozen major car and truck engine manufacturers and expects the first commercial application to hit the highways by 2020.
Trade imbalances have stranded a surplus of shipping containers in some regions, prompting entrepreneurs to recycle them into housing, stores and micro-farms.
The world’s fastest heavy-duty truck, a 2,400-horsepower customized Volvo FH, clocks in at 105 mph during 0.62-mile run.
Rising fuel economy demands and more stringent environmental regulations have prompted Cummins to unveils two new heavy-duty truck engines.
Volvo Trucks' I-See technology works with its semi-automatic transmission to help trucks climb and descend a hill in the most fuel efficient manner.
Ford unveils improvements to the durability and weight ratings of its commercial trucks at the 2016 NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis Tuesday.
Women In Trucking is pushing manufacturers to make cab designs more adjustable for different driver sizes at the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council conference in Nashville.
Truck components supplier Accuride is developing new products that will greatly reduce the weight of tractor-trailers.