Freightliner Cascadia

DTNA to issue safety recall on more than 4,300 Freightliner Cascadias because of steer-tire...

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WASHINGTON — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) plans to recall more than 4,300 Freightliner Cascadia sleeper trucks because due to defective steer tires, according...
Upshot of Semi

McLeod Software saw record growth during 2020 despite pandemic

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 was a year of record growth for McLeod Software, a provider of transportation enterprise...
Kenworth W990

Kenworth’s AG130 front air suspension now optional for manufacturer’s W990 tractor

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KIRKLAND, Wash. — The Kenworth W990 is now available with the optional Kenworth AG130 front air suspension rated at 13,200 pounds.The Kenworth W990 is...
ACT Trailer Graph

Trailer orders close 2020 on positive note, setting stage for robust 2021, says ACT

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — December net U.S. trailer orders of 43,806 units (before accounting for cancellations) grew 11% from the previous month and were up...
Volvo Conway Beam Truck

Conway Beam Truck opens new Volvo dealership near Buffalo, New York

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WEST SENECA, N.Y. — Volvo Trucks North America dealership Conway Beam Truck Group invested $16.2 million to expand its presence in western New York State...
PACCAR Autonomous Truck

PACCAR furthers foray into autonomous truck development, partners with tech provider Aurora

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BELLEVUE, Wash. — PACCAR and Aurora have signed a global strategic agreement to develop, test and commercialize autonomous Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks. The collaboration, announced...
SelecTrucks

SelecTrucks opens four Chicago-area sales centers

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FORT MILL, S.C. — SelecTrucks, a retailer of used trucks in North America, recently opened four new locations in the Chicago suburbs, bringing the...
Freightliner eCascadia

NACF, RMI gear up for ‘Run on Less’ real-world electric truck tech demo

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. — As more truck manufacturers work to develop electric Class 8 heavy-duty trucks along the road to zero emissions, the North...
Kenworth Pikes Peak Climb 1

Kenworth fuel cell electric T680 makes milestone 14,115-foot climb to Pikes Peak summit

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https://youtu.be/02eiIy_l6XAKIRKLAND, Wash. — When Kenworth took its fuel cell electric T680 to the summit of Pikes Peak during a zero-emissions performance demonstration in 2020,...
Mack OTA Updates

Mack over-the-air updates now standard on Anthem, Pinnacle, Granite models

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack Trucks announced this week that its driver-activated Mack over-the-air (OTA) updates feature is now standard on the Mack Anthem, Pinnacle and Granite models,...
Dependable Highway Express

Volvo electrifies Southern California distribution facility for Dependable Highway Express

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ONTARIO, Calif. — Working through the Volvo LIGHTS project, Dependable Highway Express (DHE) has completed several electrification initiatives to reduce the climate and air-quality...
Reefers at Loading Dock

2020 closes on strong note with increase in net trailer orders for December

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COLUMBUS, Ind., and BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — According to preliminary reports from ACT Research and FTR, the U.S. trailer industry closed 2020 on a high...
Geotab GO9

Geotab’s upgraded GO9+ telematics device offers expanded connectivity for fleet operations

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TORONTO — Geotab now offers enhanced connectivity for fleets with the new GO9+ telematics solution, which now includes Wi-Fi connectivity.The new GO9+ is built on...
PACCAR Charging Stations

PACCAR Parts offers charging stations that are compatible with variety of electric vehicles

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RENTON, Wash. — PACCAR Parts is introducing new electric vehicle charging stations to support the global launch of electric vehicles (EVs). The chargers are...
New Volvo Tractor

December Class 8 orders fourth-highest in history, ACT says

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — Preliminary North American Class 8 net orders in December were 50,900 units, down 2% from November — but a 153% improvement...
app concept photo

There are a variety of apps available to help simplify trucking tasks

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Back in 1988, a company called Qualcomm began marketing a communications device to motor carriers that revolutionized the trucking industry. With the device, dispatchers...
Loves Speedco

Love’s opens 7 new Speedco locations to help keep truckers on the road

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s has opened seven new Speedco locations to better serve professional drivers and fleets. Each location is open 24/7 and offers tire,...
OverDryve II

Rand McNally expands OverDryve Pro navigation options with new, smaller screen size

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CHICAGO — Rand McNally has expanded the options on its OverDryve Pro navigation devices with the Jan. 5 release of OverDryve 7 Pro II, which...
Semi Truck on Road

NHTSA announces consent order with Daimler Trucks North America; DTNA to pay civil penalty...

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WASHINGTON — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Dec. 31 announced a consent order with Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) following an investigation...
Utility Reefer 1

ACT Research: November trailer orders down 28% from October, but up 94% year over...

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — November net U.S. trailer orders of 39,645 units fell nearly 28% from October, but that followed a two-month order surge and...