Freightliner Trucks delivers 50,000th new Cascadia

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Freightliner Trucks Wednesday marked the delivery of the 50,000th new Cascadia since its start of production in January 2017.Fuel-efficient components such...

Musk tells newspaper he’s cracking under stress of Tesla job

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By TOM KRISHERAssociated Press Auto WriterWhat do you do when your CEO confesses that he's cracking under the stress of his job?That's the question...

Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — At a time when big-box retailers are trying to offer the same conveniences as their online competitors, the biggest U.S. grocery...

New generation of diesel power driving 36% of U.S. commercial trucks

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WASHINGTON — Adoption of the newest, cleanest diesel truck technology has jumped by 6 percent in one year and now makes up more than...

New GHSA report: Don’t overlook humans’ role in autonomous vehicle safety

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WASHINGTON — Autonomous vehicles (AVs) promise to bring many mobility benefits and reduce traffic crashes enormously, as the federal government notes 94 percent of...

Peterbilt graduates 50th technician school class

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DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. has certified the graduation of the Peterbilt Technician Institute’s (PTI) 50th graduating class.Since PTI opened its doors in...

EPA says Cummins Inc. voluntarily recalling some 500,000 trucks for faulty emissions system component

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today said Cummins Inc. is voluntarily recalling some 500,000 model year 2010-2015 medium- and heavy-duty trucks for a...

Toyota doubles down on zero emissions heavy duty trucks

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Toyota Monday said the company took “the next great leap” toward the future of zero-emission trucking, unveiling the second iteration...

EPA reverses order allowing ‘polluting’ diesel truck engines

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WASHINGTON  — The Environmental Protection Agency has reversed an order issued by Scott Pruitt in his last days as agency administrator that allowed manufacturers...

3 whats and a why: Steering the conversation on safer trucks

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ELYRIA, Ohio — Every day, the global commercial vehicle industry makes new technological strides toward improving truck, driver, and roadway safety – and none...

Trailer orders down 3 percent year-over-year

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — While orders have been extremely strong, the industry’s long string of year-over-year net order gains came to an end in June.According...

WABCO opens first North American Customer Care Center

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ROCHESTER HILL, Mich. — WABCO Holdings, a global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, has opened its...

Oregon DOT director: ‘It’s a brave new world of change’

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Technology is rapidly changing all aspects of public and private sector operations, according to Matthew Garrett, director of the Oregon Department...

Daimler sets new standard in customer experience

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YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – Daimler Trucks North America on Wednesday revealed what the OEM called “several significant updates that will positively impact the customer experience.”Enhanced...

INRIX develops self-driving vehicle pilot program

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KIRKLAND, Wash.-- Highly automated vehicles (HAV) are currently testing on public roads in fewer than 50 cities around the world, but more markets are...

Truck-Lite releases 2018 full-line catalog

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FALCONER, N.Y.   ---    Truck-Lite Co., LLC, a worldwide provider of heavy-duty lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems, has released its 2018 full-line...

Carrier increases service interval of ComfortPro APU

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ATHENS, Ga. — The latest generation of ComfortPro diesel-powered auxiliary power units from Carrier Transicold includes upgrades that improve reliability, reduce maintenance and double...

CVSA ‘unannounced’ brake safety initiative sidelines nearly 1,600 CMVs

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More than 13 percent or nearly 1,600 CMVs inspected during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s “unannounced” brake safety initiative April 25, were sidelined, CVSA...

Trucker Tools gets additional funding for development, customer acquisition

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RESTON, Va. — Trucker Tools, a company that provides shipment visibility, carrier capacity management and predictive freight-matching solutions for the transportation industry, has completed...

Mack, Volvo to offer Diesel Advanced Technology Education program

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America are partnering with colleges in Florida, Ohio and Texas to offer the Diesel Advanced...