Shell Starship 2.0

Shell’s Starship 2.0 truck enters testing phase before coast-to-coast run in 2021

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HOUSTON — Testing of Shell Rotella’s Starship 2.0 Class 8 truck has begun in preparation for another coast-to-coast run in in 2021. The official...

Kenworth adds two ratings for PACCAR MX-13

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KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth, a PACCAR company, has added two new ratings for the 12.9-liter PACCAR MX-13 engine available for the Kenworth T680, T880...

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...

Dana launches total cost of ownership calculator

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MAUMEE, Ohio — Dana Inc. has launched its total cost of ownership calculator for the commercial-vehicle market.Fleets and independent operators can utilize this calculator...
California Interstate Traffic

CARB issues warning to vehicle, engine manufacturers about hiding ‘defeat devices’ affecting emissions

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SACRAMENTO — In an Oct. 14 letter, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) warned vehicle and engine manufacturers to disclose by the end of 2020...

Schneider continues to grow investment in intermodal equipment

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GREEN BAY, Wis. —   Schneider completed its conversion to a company-owned and managed chassis fleet last year, and continues to invest in company-owned equipment...

FMCSA approves new camera monitoring system as alternative to conventional rear-vision mirrors

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has approved an exemption application from Stoneridge Inc. that will allow the company’s MirrorEye Camera Monitor...

Great Dane manufacturing facility produces 125,000th trailer

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WAYNE, Neb. — Great Dane’s Wayne, Nebraska, manufacturing facility revealed the production of its 125,000th refrigerated trailer during a commemorative celebration held at the...

Bendix says Intellipark earning positive feedback from fleets, drivers

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ELYRIA, Ohio — Currently on the road in intensive pilot programs with three of North America’s 25 largest for-hire carriers, the Bendix Intellipark Electronic...
Kenworth W990

New Kenworth W990 now available for order

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KIRKLAND, Wash. — The Kenworth W990, the new long-hood conventional tractor, is now available for order.“The Kenworth W990 leverages the 67-year evolution of the...

Goodyear unveils high-mileage, long-haul Endurance LHS steer tire

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AKRON, Ohio – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced Wednesday that it has added another product to its Endurance line of high-mileage, long-haul...

Rocketail offers ‘next generation’ aerodynamics for rear drag reduction

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SAN DIEGO — Rocketail, makers of aerodynamic tail systems for semi-trailers, has launched its Rocketail Wing, what the company calls the next generation rear...

Navistar recalling certain 2018-2019 models for transmission issue

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WASHINGTON — Navistar is recalling certain almost 21,000 2019 International HV, MV, 2018-2019 HX, LT, RH, LoneStar, ProStar, WorkStar, and 2018 TranStar automated manual...

Kenworth delivers tractor with 200,000th Paccar MX engine

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COLUMBUS, Miss. —  The 200,000th Paccar MX engine produced for the North American market at the Paccar Engine Co.’s engine plant in Columbus, Mississippi,...
Inspecting Semi Truck

CVSA sets previously postponed 2020 inspection blitz for Sept. 9-11

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GREENBELT, Md. — This year’s International Roadcheck will be Sept. 9-11, according to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). The Roadcheck, initially set for...

New aftermarket friction joins Bendix brake lineup

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ELYRIA, Ohio — The Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake (BSFB) is adding the new Bendix BA235 air disc brake pad kit to its aftermarket portfolio.It’s...

Employee-focused philosophy leads Bendix best-ever safety performance in 2018

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ELYRIA, Ohio — In its pursuit of safe operations, including a goal of zero injuries, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems adopts an attitude of no...

Paccar brings battery-electric, hydrogen fuel cell trucks to Vegas electronics show

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BELLEVUE, Wash. — Three zero-emission vehicles in the form of a battery-electric Peterbilt Model 579EV; a battery-electric Peterbilt Model 220EV; and a hydrogen fuel...

International Truck introduces powertrain packages to LT series

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LISLE, Ill. — To simplify the process of spec’ing a vehicle for optimal fuel efficiency, International Truck has introduced powertrain packages to its International...

Mack Trucks offers association loyalty reward card program for certain Mack Models

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LAS VEGAS — Mack Trucks Tuesday revealed a new loyalty reward program for members of eligible industry associations who purchase model year 2019 and...