Monthly Archive: November 2018

Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks 0

Volvo & Mack Expand Remote Programming

Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks have announced expanded remote programming capabilities for all of their truck customers in North America with 2017 greenhouse gas emissions regulation-compliant engines that are equipped with factory-installed connectivity hardware. According…

Garnet Instruments Ltd - 25 years, 1993-2018 0

Garnet Reaches a New Level of Milestone

Garnet Instruments Ltd., proudly announces its 25th anniversary. Garnet has grown from a small beginning to being recognized as one of North Americas leaders in liquid level measurement solutions. Garnet’s innovation and steady growth is due…

Trucks on snowy winter highway road 1

Cold Weather Stresses Truck Components

Cold weather can cause headaches for drivers and maintenance managers alike. Most industry veterans are familiar with the havoc that winter can cause for a truck’s fundamental components. However, many are not as comfortable with…

American Trucking Associations (ATA) 0

Carriers See Jump In Driver Turnover

The annualized driver turnover rate at large truckload carriers jumped four percentage points in the second quarter to 98 percent, according to American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Trucking Activity Report. “So far this year, the turnover…

Ozark Motor Lines Inc 0

Ozark Motor Lines Hikes Pay for Drivers

Memphis, Tenn.-based Ozark Motor Lines Inc., a family-owned ground transportation services company, recently increased its pay for long-haul and regional truck drivers as well as driving teams.
“It’s always great to be able to raise…

Rod Ehrlich, co-founder and chief technology officer of Wabash National 0

Wabash’s Rod Ehrlich dies at 72

Rod Ehrlich, co-founder and chief technology officer of Wabash National, died recently at age 72.
“To know Rod was to love him,” said Brent Yeagy, president and chief executive officer. “Wabash National’s legacy is his…

John Deere, John Deere Tier 4 Final Stage Engine, Fuel Injection Cutout 0

Fuel Quality Critical for Operators

As most people in the trucking industry know, clean fuel is necessary for the high-pressure common rail fuel injectors (HPCR) used in today’s Tier 4 Final engines. Fuel system pressures approaching 40,000 psi require particle…