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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

Opinion: There’ll be driverless trucks on highways when general population accepts driverless cars

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By Don Ake Vice President, Commercial Vehicles FTR Transportation Intelligence The question I get asked the most by people inside, and outside, the industry is: When will...

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...

Kenworth Chillicothe plant initiates $140 million, 120,000 square foot addition

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CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Kenworth Truck Co. broke ground April 24 to officially begin the start of construction on a state-of-the-art $140 million, 120,000 square-foot...

Dana adds differential bear kits to Spicer Select drivetrain portfolio

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MAUMEE, Ohio — Dana Inc. has added premium aftermarket differential carrier bearing kits to its Spicer Select all-makes drivetrain portfolio. The kits cover a wide...

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,...

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...

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...

Pilot Flying J’s new mobile app hits the road

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J has launched its new mobile app. With features specifically geared toward the professional driver as well as the auto...

Canada’s Lion Electric Co. introduces all-electric Class 8 urban truck

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MARIBEL, Quebec — Canada’s Lion Electric Co. March 11 presented its all-electric Class 8 urban truck, the Lion8, which will be delivered this fall. The...