Shiny Blue Tractor Trailer

ACT Research analyst upgrades commercial vehicle market forecast across the board

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, after pulling the cycle forward in September, ACT’s...
X15 Performance 2021 engine

Cummins announces its EPA 2021 X12 and X15 Series engines for the North American...

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — Cummins Inc. announced today (Oct. 13) the launch of its Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2021 emissions-compliant X12 and X15 series engines....
Traxen Truck

Traxen’s adaptive AI-based cruise control offers enhanced safety plus fuel savings

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PLYMOUTH, Mich. — Traxen, a metro Detroit-based trucking-industry technology company has launched an intelligent adaptive cruise control system, iQ-Cruise, designed for both traditional and...
Semi Driving Into Sunset

Trailer orders ‘exploded’ to 52,000 units in September, marking third-highest month on record

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR reported Oct. 12 that preliminary U.S. net trailer orders for September exploded to the third-highest month ever, at 52,000 units....
Seguin Inspection Facility

Texas opens new state-of-the-art truck inspection facility on I-10 in Guadalupe County

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AUSTIN, Texas — The newest, most state-of-the-art truck inspection facility in Texas is now open on Interstate 10 at Seguin. The facility was dedicated...
Heated Headlight

Heated headlights designed to prevent buildup of snow, ice in winter driving conditions

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LONG BEACH, Calif. — Winter weather has already arrived in some parts of the U.S. and Canada, creating hazardous driving condition for commercial truckers...
Kenworth Class 8 Electric Truck

ACT Research to add commercial electric vehicles to market outlook study offerings

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — ACT Research, known for its analysis and forecasts for the commercial truck and trailer market, has announced plans for a new...
Penske Truck

Penske Truck Leasing expands with new facilities in Utah, Vermont

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READING, Pa. — Penske Truck Leasing is now offering services in Lindon, Utah, and Burlington, Vermont. Both centers offer full-service commercial and consumer truck leasing...
Small Truck Fleet

Free fleet-management tool from Transfix offers services for small and mid-size carriers

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NEW YORK — Transportation solutions provider Transfix on Oct. 6 launched Fleet Planner, the company’s first standalone software offering. Fleet Planner, which complements Transfix’s...
International LT on Highway

International Used Truck Centers opens Michigan location; now has 15 sales outlets across U.S.

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LISLE, Ill. — International Used Truck Centers, a division of Navistar International Corp., has opened a sales outlet in Michigan, bringing the company’s total...
Drivewyze weight station bypass

Drivewyze weigh-station bypass now available on Pedigree ELDs

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DALLAS — Pedigree Technologies, a provider of electronic logging device (ELD) solutions and fleet management systems, is one of Drivewyze’s newest partners. Pedigree Technologies will...
Driver Checking Tablet

Transflo acquires Microdea, broadens reach into Canadian market

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TAMPA, Fla. — Transflo announced Oct. 5 that it has acquired Microdea, which is based in Canada’s Ontario province. Both companies provide software solutions...
Peterbilt 10,000th

Peterbilt delivers its milestone 10,000th Model 579 UltraLoft

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DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. has reached a company milestone: The manufacturer recently delivered its 10,000th Peterbilt Model 579 UltraLoft. Long Haul Trucking,...
Loves Truck Care and Speedco

5 new Love’s Truck Care, Speedco locations offer 24/7 service

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Drivers who need tire, lube or light mechanical services can now receive service 24/7 at five new Love’s Truck Care and...
Larson Group Road Guru Truck

Larson Group’s Peterbilt ‘Road Guru’ mobile service now available at 17 dealerships, 2 parts-only...

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Larson Group’s Peterbilt mobile service program, known as “Road Guru,” is now offered at all 17 of the group’s full-service Peterbilt...
Class 8 Tractor Trailer on Road

September marks fourth consecutive month of gains for Class 5-8 orders, ACT says

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — Net orders for Class 8 vehicles in North America were 31,100 units, up 60% from August and a whopping 145% from...
Toyota Hino Class 8 Electric Truck

Toyota enters Class 8 electrification contest; plans to produce demo model of extended-range fuel-cell...

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LONG BEACH, Calif. — With the rapidly expanding interest in heavy-duty electric trucks, Toyota Motor North America and Hino Trucks, have agreed to jointly develop...
used trucks on lot

There are important decisions to make before hitting the used truck lot

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Used truck prices have come down from last year and freight rates have been steadily rising for the past four months. For some drivers,...
Mack Trucks assembly line

Mack Trucks’ Lehigh Valley Operations facility completes major renovation

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ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Mack Trucks has achieved a major milestone at its Lehigh Valley Operations (LVO) in Macungie, Pennsylvania, with the completion of an...
Used Class 8 Truck

ACT report shows August used truck sales volume up, average price, miles, age down

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research, used...