- Mack Introduces New Integrated Products At Mid-America Truck Show
Those visiting the Mid-American Truck Show this year were treated to the announcement by Mack about the release of their newest integrated products. The Super Econodyne Powertrain and Pedigree Uptime Protection Service and Support Package serve to prove why Mack has such a solid reputation for longstanding leadership in this field.
- Automatic Transmissions and Class 8 Trucks: Are We Better with Them or Without?
Semi trucks with automatic transmissions generally have more electrical problems than those with manual transmissions. They are also known to wear out trucks at a much faster rate than good drivers who drive manual transmissions.
- For Truckers, Fast Food Doesn't Have to Be Only Choice
Truckers face many different challenges with their work, and one of the hardest to deal with is the need to eat out all the time. Truck stop restaurants are expensive to eat at two and three times a day, while fast food--which is growing more common in truck stops each year--is neither healthy nor satisfying on a daily basis, for weeks at a time.
- Save Fuel, Save Money
The cost of fuel affects every driver's bottom line in the end, company driver and owner-operator alike. While this is obvious for the owner-operator, company drivers receive fuel bonuses that are tied to the fuel used during a set period, generally a quarter.