Multimedia Library - All en Peterbilt Pride & Class Parade <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Nearly 50 <span class='keyword_link'><a href=" " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Peterbilt</a></span> customers recently showcased their trucks in Denton, TX &ndash; the home of <a href="">Peterbilt Motors Co.</a> &ndash; as part of the very first &ldquo;Peterbilt Pride &amp; Class Parade.&rdquo; The event also raised nearly $1,000 in donations for the United Way of Denton County. (<em>Photos by</em> <em>Thomas Judd Photography and Peterbilt Motors Co.</em>)</p> </div> Equipment News Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:02:00 +0000 203941 at GM's redesigned Duramax diesel <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The new redesigned 6.6-liter Duramax V-8 turbocharged diesel engine from General Motors offers 19% more torque than its predecessor along with 38% less noise at idle as well. The engine is also lighter and quieter due to the wider use of aluminum in its construction. (<em>All photos courtesy of GM</em>)</p> </div> Equipment News Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:01:00 +0000 203531 at Rolling for hurricane relief <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Active duty military personnel along with National Guard units are continuing to use a variety of motorized vehicles across much of the southeastern U.S. to aid in recovery efforts following Hurricane Matthew: using trucks to evacuate residents, reach flooded-out neighborhoods, and deliver a wide assortment of relief supplies. (<em>All photos courtesy of the Department of Defense</em>)</p> </div> Equipment News Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:42:00 +0000 203221 at Up close: 2018 International LT <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>NEW CARLISLE, IN. Following up on a spectacular unveiling of the new International LT series at Las Vegas, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Navistar</a></span> invited truck editors to the company’s 700-acre test facility here to put its Class 8 flagship tractor through its paces.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment News Thu, 13 Oct 2016 10:22:00 +0000 203231 at GMC & Chevrolet's 2017 Updates <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>GMC and Chevrolet are rolling out a variety of enhancements to their 2017 pickup truck models - including a high-end off-road GMC model dubbed the All Terrain X - along with a retooled 6.6-liter Duramax diesel engine option that offers 19% more torque than its previous incarnation. Chevrolet also found time to set a Guinness Book of World Record mark in the process, too. (<em>All photos courtesy of General Motors</em>)</p> </div> Equipment News Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:09:00 +0000 203181 at Military trucks help with hurricane recovery <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Columns of military trucks, serving in National Guard, Navy, and other branches of the U.S. armed forces, deployed for duty before, during, and after Hurricane Matthew hit the southeastern region of the country over the weekend &ndash; delivering emergency relief supplies, helping rescue stranded civilians, and cleaning up the inevitable debris left in the massive storm&rsquo;s wake. (<em>Photos courtesy of the Department of Defense</em>)</p> </div> Equipment News Mon, 10 Oct 2016 10:46:00 +0000 202901 at Top 12 reasons to upgrade your FMS now <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Your fleet management system (FMS) is one of your most important investments. Why should you consider upgrading a system right now, today, if you've got a system that's maybe 3-5 years old or so?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleet Management News Technology Silver Fri, 07 Oct 2016 21:50:00 +0000 202891 at Fleets on the streets of Nashville <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>It may well be that there's more concentrated live music going on in Nashville, TN's downtown area than anywhere else you'll find, but fleets likely aren't very far behind. Light trucks, medium-duties and even big Class 8's are as common a sight as a bar or boot shop.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleet Management News Fri, 07 Oct 2016 13:57:00 +0000 202711 at Electrified tandem trailer axles? <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Here's a concept for you: replace a trailer's passive axle with a hybrid electric-powered package that helps capture energy lost during nominal operating conditions and turn it into more "oomph" when you need it.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment News Running Green Fri, 07 Oct 2016 08:11:00 +0000 202601 at ATA 2016 Conference: Wrapping Up <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>A panel discussion regarding trends in truck automation and platooning, a few final press events, and a last look at several interesting exhibits comprise this final gallery from the American Trucking Associations (ATA) annual conference, held in Las Vegas this year. (<em>Photos by Sean Kilcarr/Fleet Owner</em>)</p> </div> Fleet Management News Tue, 04 Oct 2016 22:36:00 +0000 202401 at