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Volvo Trucks talks new VNL spec’ing, technology and SuperTruck influence

The OEM addressed questions about its newest truck in a recent Q&A event.

Three ways to enhance sleeper cabs HVAC

When it comes to driver comfort, two key selling points for any truck are space and visibility. Big interiors and lots of window glass add to the demands placed on another critical driver-comfort item—the HVAC system. “Truck manufacturers work closely with climate-control system engineers to make sure the components, ducts, vents and controls are well

Red Dot Sleeper HVAC
Tips for spec’ing sleeper cab APUs

Idling engines affect our environment and our energy supply in several ways. A large, gas-fueled engine, for example, consumes as many as 8 gal. of fuel for every hour that it idles. In a single year, such an engine consumes 2,400 gal. of fuel. An idling engine also generates as much as 21 tons of

Mack Pinnacle Axle Back_sleeper
Spec’ing sleepers: Two distinct needs

“We have two distinct needs for sleeper equipped tractors in our operation,” says Jim Bullins, corporate fleet manager at Maines Paper and Food Service. “In both cases, we work closely with Fleet Advantage, our asset management, fleet business analytics and equipment financing provider, to tailor specifications to our fleet operation.” Headquartered in Conklin, N.Y., Maines

Freightliner Trucks sleeper Specing sleepers