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Current Magazine Issue

August 2014

august 2014 135x182This month, American Trucker highlights each OEM's Class 8 lineup. From AutoCar to Western Star, we have you covered in the August issue of American Trucker. Also find trucking’s best coverage of new products and services, as well as the American Trucker Marketplace with the latest truck, trailer and equipment offerings from dealers across the U.S.A.

Articles

  • Editor's Page: Keep the wheel

    Recently, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers conducted a survey of over 200 researchers, academicians, practitioners, university students, and government agencies involved in the development of “autonomous vehicles” to get a sense of how such technology will impact car and truck designs. ... more.
  • Business of Trucking: Changing on the fly

    Since most businesses, especially trucking, are not “static” operations, i.e., lacking in activity, change, movement, or progress, it’s very important to go over your business plan regularly, analyze it, and make adjustments to reach your ultimate business objectives. ... more.
  • Cover Story: American Trucker highlights each OEM's Class 8 lineup

    In the fuel-conscious and ever-greener world that is trucking, it should be no wonder to read that Class 8 truck builders are offering more alternative-fueled trucks than ever along with a variety of newly put together spec packages that aim to boost diesel mpg. Truck OEMs are also bringing to market more integrated and optimized powertrains—all engineered specifically to cut down on fuel consumption. What’s more, truck makers are advancing yet further the aerodynamic sculpting of on-highway tractor models to lift their mpg performance. ... more.
  • Spotlight on an American Trucker: Ashton Express

    Leased to Bruce Oakley Trucking, Ashton Express is a one-truck operation hauling bulk commodities and some regular freight to locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. ... more.

Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.. Check back often for Sean's take on the trucking industry, in his award-winning blog, Trucks at Work.

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