Electric commercial trucks are here, and they continue to rack up real-world miles. But have you ever stopped to think about what’s going on inside of one when it’s on the road? Let’s take a look.
The world of electric trucking is full of opportunities, but getting there isn’t about flipping a switch. You need to build the right foundation first.
Curry Supply Company knows a thing or two about working hard. As a third-generation truck equipment manufacturer (TEM), the company has been cutting, grinding and welding metal since 1932.
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Danny Borski is the manager of fuel consumption testing at Freightliner Trucks. Here’s an inside look at how the fuel efficiency tour for the Cascadia was developed, conducted, and reported.
Here are some simple tips paired with features on the Cascadia to help implement defensive driving within your fleet.
Here are five tips to help drivers maintain a healthy lifestyle on the road.
We all know that the best way to take care of our bodies is with preventive medicine, including annual physicals, regular exercise, and a healthy diet. Well, the same is true for our trucks.
A lot goes into imagining, designing, and building a new truck. The idea for the Cascadia was born in 2011, and after five years of concept development, testing, and refinement, Freightliner’s next flagship Class 8 truck has launched. We sat down with Toby Faulkner, the director of the Cascadia development program, to learn about what goes into a project like this and the journey to bring sketches to life.
The different driving rules and regulations mandated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) can be hard to keep straight, but are important to follow. The exhilaration and independence of driving Class 8 trucks comes with great responsibility to manage time wisely and keep the roadways safe by preventing driver fatigue. Fleet managers carry the responsibility of making sure their drivers are up to date on these rules and regulations. Here’s a quick-start guide for new drivers (and a good refresher for veterans) on the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations.