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...
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Don’t forget! CVSA’s Brake Safety Week set for Aug. 23-29

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GREENBELT, Md. — Sunday, Aug. 23, kicks off the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual Brake Safety Week. During the weeklong event, law-enforcement officials...
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Wabash National, eNow partner to offer commercially available zero-emission refrigerated trailers

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Wabash National, harnessing eNow solar power and Carrier Transicold all-electric refrigeration technologies, have teamed up to offer customers what the company describes...
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Summit Truck Group to add new International truck dealership, service center in Jonesboro, Arkansas

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LEWISVILLE, Texas — Summit Truck Group LLC announced Sept. 15 that the company has assumed responsibility for the International Truck franchise in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Located...
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Rand McNally rolls out new TND line with advanced navigation, upgraded features

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CHICAGO — Rand McNally has launched the next generation of its TND line, which includes the advanced navigation as well as upgraded features. The...
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Kenworth’s Ohio assembly plant captures two manufacturing leadership awards

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CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The Kenworth assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, recently received two prestigious 2020 Manufacturing Leadership Awards in the Operational Excellence category for...

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...
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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...
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September marks fourth consecutive month of gains for Class 5-8 orders, ACT says

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — Net orders for Class 8 vehicles in North America were 31,100 units, up 60% from August and a whopping 145% from...
Volvo VNR Electric Charging Location on Truck Body

Volvo LIGHTS project brings new charging options for electric trucks with UL certification of...

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — In collaboration with Volvo Trucks North America and key suppliers participating in the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project,...
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New Scout transponders from Bestpass provide national, regional coverage for commercial fleets

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ALBANY, N.Y. — Bestpass, which provides a comprehensive payment platform with a focus on nationwide toll management for commercial fleets, has released two new...
Semi Driving Into Sunset

Trailer orders ‘exploded’ to 52,000 units in September, marking third-highest month on record

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR reported Oct. 12 that preliminary U.S. net trailer orders for September exploded to the third-highest month ever, at 52,000 units....
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July net trailer orders show ‘significant’ improvement, but trailer manufacturers still have hurdles to...

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — July net U.S. trailer orders of 18,851 units were a significant improvement, up 40% from June’s uptick and well above July...

Technology expected to help drivers in Arizona dust storms

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PHOENIX  — With Arizona's monsoon season quickly approaching, state transportation planners intend to begin installing a new long-range dust-detection system on Interstate 10.The Arizona...

Nikola reveals battery with record energy density of 1,100 watt-hours per kg

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PHOENIX — Nikola Corp. Tuesday released details of its new battery that has a record energy density of 1,100 watt-hours per kg on the...
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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...
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Truck Center Companies adds Harrison Truck Centers to family of Freightliner/Western Star dealerships

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OMAHA, Neb. — Taking a step in toward the company’s goal of growth and expansion, Truck Center Companies (TCC) has acquired Harrison Truck Centers, making...
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Transflo acquires Microdea, broadens reach into Canadian market

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TAMPA, Fla. — Transflo announced Oct. 5 that it has acquired Microdea, which is based in Canada’s Ontario province. Both companies provide software solutions...

GAO: Federal agencies should take additional steps to prepare for potential workforce effects of...

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WASHINGTON — Even though deployment of automated heavy-duty trucks, including self-driving trucks, being developed for long-haul trucking operations is likely years or a decade...
Its a Semi on the Highway

Sales of Class 8 natural gas trucks dropped 15% year to date through August,...

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — U.S. and Canadian Class 8 natural gas truck retail sales for the first eight months of 2020 dropped 15% year to...