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Articles by Tom Quimby

Tom Quimby is the associate editor for Hard Working Trucks. Reach him at tomquimby@randallreilly.com. Follow him on Twitter @tom_quimby.

Mack bullish on truck sales next year, but dropping production to close 2016

Mack is also concerned about sluggish manufacturing and the strength of the U.S. dollar.

Tesla says electric heavy-duty truck already in development

Tesla says an electric semi could be ready for unveiling next year.

Test drive: Kenworth T880 40-inch sleeper

New options for the T880 include a clear back-of-cab DEF tank, which opens up the rails for various component mounts.

Kenworth: Security a top concern with over-the-air updates

In March, Spanish researcher Jose Norte claimed he was able to hack thousands of trucks’ telematics systems in Europe through the Internet and was able ...

FL police searching for trucker suspected of shooting another trucker

Authorities are still searching for a trucker that they say shot and killed another trucker Saturday while driving eastbound on I-10 in Jacksonville, Fla.
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NACFE report: Day cabs can benefit from aero add-ons too

NACFE Executive Director Mike Roeth announced in the Long Beach Convention Center during ACT Expo that the non-profit's latest fleet studies reveal that aerodynamic devices ...

U.S. overtaking Europe as emissions tech leaders

Scott Perry, vice-president of supply management and global fuel products at Ryder System, called the EPA’s Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards and Fuel Efficiency ...

Cummins awarded grant to develop Class 6 commercial plug-in hybrid electric vehicle

Ultimately, Cummins researchers aim to demonstrate improved fuel consumption and state of the art drivability and performance regardless of environmental conditions.

Custom U.S.-built batteries to power fully electric drivetrain

Using fully electric trucks to move cargo will save each truck in excess of 60 cents per mile over traditional diesel fuel according to initial ...

Test drive: Mitsubishi Fuso Canter E-Cell all-electric truck

After racking up 32,000 miles in a year, Mitsubishi Fuso is excited to report that its E-Cell trucks produced a cost savings of 64 percent ...

Isuzu intros new Class 6 truck

The 2018 FTR features a dock-height stance which may make it even more popular than the company’s other medium duty trucks.

Emission mandates steering engineers to better MPGs, performance

Following the Volkswagen diesel debacle, a higher level of scrutiny is expected as emissions mandates continue to tighten.

Synthetic diesel benefits, drawbacks still unclear, engine makers say

In earlier tests, the synthetic fuel produced impressive emissions results that beat conventional diesel. Piquing even more interest is the fact that it can be ...