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...
Volvo VNR Electric

Volvo Trucks launches sales of new VNR Electric model in U.S., Canada

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America is now accepting orders for its zero tailpipe emission Class 8 VNR Electric truck in the U.S....
New Class 8 Trucks

Preliminary reports show ‘explosion’ of Class 8 truck orders in November

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According to preliminary reports released this week by industry analysts at FTR and ACT Research, net orders of Class 8 trucks “exploded” in November,...
PACCAR Engine Plant

PACCAR’s Mississippi engine factory celebrates 10th anniversary

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COLUMBUS, Miss. — Bellevue, Washington-based PACCAR is honoring its Columbus, Mississippi, engine factory for 10 years of manufacturing excellence and a strong commitment to...
Commercial Vehicle Charging Site

‘Electric Island’ public charging site for commercial electric vehicles planned for Portland, Oregon

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland General Electric (PGE) and Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) on Dec. 1 announced the co-development of “Electric Island,” a large...
Driver Wearing Mask

Samsara adds AI dash cam features to help fleets adapt to ‘new normal’

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SAN FRANCISCO — Samsara has added new AI dash cam features to help fleets improve driver safety and training, the company announced in a blog...
EROAD Clarity Dashcam

EROAD introduces high-def Clarity Dashcam to fleet-solutions lineup

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PORTLAND, Ore. — EROAD has added the Clarity Dashcam to its integrated suite of technologies designed to help fleets stay in compliance, operate safely and...