Trucks

ACT’s November data shows used truck sales volumes, average age, miles down from October

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — Same-dealer sales volumes of used Class 8 trucks during November were down 22% from October, according to the latest release of...
Navistar LT Series

International trucks now offer latest version of Bendix collision-mitigation system

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LISLE, Ill. — International Truck, produced by Navistar International Corp., now offers enhanced features of the Bendix Wingman Fusion collision-mitigation system on its LT,...
Rihm Kenworth

Rihm Kenworth moves to new facility in Albert Lea, Minnesota

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ALBERT LEA, Minn. — Rihm Kenworth, a long-time truck dealership in Minnesota, opened a new facility in Albert Lea last week to meet the...
Red and White Tractors

Heavy-duty truck market closes 2020 on ‘robust’ note, say ACT analysts

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — The 2020 heavy-duty truck market will close on a robust note, setting the stage for 2020, according to ACT Research’s recently...
Truck Inspection

More than 12,000 vehicles placed out of service during CVSA’s 2020 International Roadcheck

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GREENBELT, Md. — During the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 2020 International Roadcheck, more than 50,000 inspections were conducted throughout the U.S., Canada and...
Blue Truck

Preliminary report shows year-to-date used Class 8 sales up 18%; vehicle price, miles, age...

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — Preliminary data for November shows that same-dealer sales of used Class 8 trucks dropped 20% month over month. However, year-to-date figures...
Bridgestone B123 Trailer Retread

Bridgestone’s new Bandag trailer retread offers fuel savings, extended tread life

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Inc. has launched a new trailer retread with a rib design engineered to fight irregular wear, resulting in longer tread...
Neste Green Fuel web

Neste expands green fueling network in California with two new stations

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HOUSTON — Neste, a producer of renewable diesel made from waste material, has opened two new fueling stations in central California, providing greater accessibility...
New Semi Trucks

Demand for commercial vehicles expected to remain strong heading into 2021, ACT says

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: North American Classes 5-8 Report, with the beginning of COVID vaccine distribution,...
Dry Van Trailer

Net trailer orders for November stand at 39,500 — more than double last year’s...

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — Preliminary information for November indicates that the U.S. trailer industry booked 39,500 net orders for the month. While down 28% from...
Snow Covered Truck

The ABCs of winter prep: Bendix offers guidance on readying your truck for inclement...

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ELYRIA, Ohio — Freezing temperatures, snow and ice in the air and on the ground, corrosive road treatments — winter throws a lot at...
TuSimple Level 4 Autonomous Truck

Fleet tech provider Azuga partners with RUC West to research road-usage charges for automated...

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FREMONT, Calif. — Azuga, a provider of connected vehicle and fleet technologies, has been chosen by RUC West as the account management provider for a...
Driver in Cab of Truck

How to stay compliant if your ELD goes down

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While we’d prefer technology to work perfectly all the time, sometimes it fails. If this should happen to your electronic logging device (ELD) during...
Driver Display Activation Dash

Driver-activated remote programming feature now standard on new Volvo trucks

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — After a successful four-month pilot program, Volvo Trucks announced Dec. 14 that the Driver Display Activation (DDA) application has been added...
DTNA Portland Plant

Daimler’s Oregon truck manufacturing plant will meet target of carbon-neutral production this year

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) on Dec. 14 announced that its Portland truck manufacturing plant is setting the course for the...
Kenworth Sales Company Las Vegas 2020

Kenworth’s longest-serving dealer celebrates 75 years in business

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SALT LAKE CITY — Kenworth Sales Co. recently celebrated its 75th anniversary as a Kenworth dealer, the longest tenure in the Kenworth dealer network.Founded...
Toyota Kenworth Heavy Duty Electric Trucks

Fuel-cell electric heavy-duty trucks slated for delivery to customers at two California ports

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PLANO, Texas — Touted as “the future of heavy-duty trucking,” two fuel cell electric heavy duty Class 8 trucks built under the Zero and...
Aux Brake light Flashing

Grote Industries granted FMCSA waiver to mount brake-activated pulsing lamps on trailers

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MADISON, Ind. — Grote Industries has received a waiver from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) that allows motor carriers to install brake-activated pulsating...
Marrlin Transport Kenworth T680

‘Smoky and the Bandit’ movie inspired Daniel Bearden’s love for Kenworth trucks

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VAN BUREN, Ark. — The first time Daniel Bearden laid eyes on a Kenworth truck was when he watched the classic film “Smokey and...
The Pete Store Columbia South Carolina

The Peterbilt Store opens new, expanded facility in West Columbia, South Carolina

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WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Peterbilt Store has opened a new, expanded facility in West Columbia, South Carolina, according to Denton, Texas-based Peterbilt Motors.The...