Back Packs: Not Just for Hiking Anymore
Add-on for Western Star Trucks.
Sometimes you need more space to put your stuff when you’re on the road. Every Boy and Girl Scout learns how important it is to “be prepared,” and,
Tracey Road Equipment, Inc. Announces its Newest Location: Queensbury, NY
June 9, 2017:
“We look forward to being a strong support network for the Northeastern logging and forestry industry with our Western Star product line,” says Tracey. He also adds,
Should You Outsource Service or Do It In-House?
One of the issues truck fleet managers have to periodically re-evaluate is the maintenance program. Is it better to handle repairs and maintenance in-house, or outsource service?
This decision to
It seems as if most everything is a trade-off. In the case of downspeeding, torque is both a positive and a potential source of concern. But downspeeding is here to stay, so when it’s time to spec your next truck,
Downspeeding is no doubt here to stay as a strategy to increase fuel efficiency and cut back on negative environmental impacts from burning that fuel. Downspeeding accomplishes this by running engines slower at cruising speeds. But this significantly affects how
What’s sleek and stylish and savings-conscious? If you answered the new Western Star 5700 XE, you are absolutely right. On the other hand, if you’re like most people, you’re more likely to associate words like “rugged” and “powerful” with Western
If you’re a professional trucker or fleet manager, you undoubtedly know almost everything there is to know about heavy duty trucks. So why not take this “semi quiz” and see if you score 100%. Or share the quiz with your
Oil may be comparatively inexpensive right now, but you can bet prices will rise again, taking diesel prices with them. That means natural gas trucks remain a serious option for commercial fleets. But natural gas is a different animal than
Industry expert opinions vary considerably when it comes to predicting medium- and heavy-duty truck sales for 2016. Some expect the tremendous increase in sales we’ve seen since late 2014 to flatten out, or even dip a bit. Others see a
Daimler says “Built in Detroit” is more than a marketing slogan for their company. Just last month Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced its intention to begin producing its new DD5 and DD8 medium-duty Detroit engines at a plant in