Volvo VNR Electric

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

Sales of used Class 8 trucks jump 20% year to date; average price drops...

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Same-dealer sales volumes jumped 20% during the first 10 months of 2020 compared to 2019, according to ACT Research’s latest release...
Shell Starship 2.0

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

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...
Car on Pivoting Upper Deck

Childhood fascination with auto haulers leads to development of self-contained transport module for use...

McLEAN, Va. — As a teen, Ernest Dandridge Jr. was fascinated with auto haulers. In fact, he told The Trucker, he often visited a...
New Class 8 Truck

Commercial vehicle demand continues strong upward trend, ACT report shows

COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: North American Classes 5-8 Report, the COVID-19 pandemic’s toll has not been...
Southern California Edison eCascadia

California utility company begins three-month test of battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia

PORTLAND, Ore. — Southern California Edison (SCE), the primary electricity supply company for much of southern California, recently welcomed a Freightliner eCascadia from the...
Penske in Selma Texas

Penske Truck Leasing opens facility near San Antonio, Texas

SELMA, Texas — Pennsylvania-based Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Selma, Texas. The new location, at 17582 Lookout Road, is convenient to...
TuSimple Truck on Streets

Goodyear, TuSimple to collaborate on autonomous vehicle freight operations

AKRON, Ohio — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has announced a strategic relationship with TuSimple, a global autonomous trucking technology company, to provide...
Semi Truck Grilles

ACT’s preliminary October data shows year-to-date sales of used Class 8 trucks up 10%

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) dropped 10% month over month in October but are 10% higher year to...

Freightliner’s battery-electric trucks pass 500,000 miles of real-world use

PORTLAND, Ore. — Freightliner’s 38-vehicle fleet of battery-electric eCascadias and eMs2 has passed the 500,000 mile mark in real-world use by private and for-hire...
Reefers at Warehouse

October trailer orders show significant improvement, market reports show

U.S. net trailer orders showed marked improvement in October, according to recently released reports from ACT Research and FTR. According to FTR’s data, which...
International RH Tractor

Cummins, Navistar team up to develop hydrogen-fuel-cell Class 8 truck for Werner Enterprises

INDIANAPOLIS and LISLE, Ill. — Cummins Inc. and Navistar International Corp. will collaborate on the development of a Class 8 truck powered by hydrogen fuel...
Volvo VNL 760 with Xceed Fuel Efficiency Package web

Volvo’s latest-generation D13 turbo compound engine now standard in all VNL 740, 760, 860...

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America is taking steps to increase its vehicles’ operational efficiency and cut fuel costs for owners by enhancing...
PACCAR Zero Emission Trucks

PACCAR’s zero-emissions trucks make 14,115-foot trek to top of Colorado’s Pikes Peak

BELLEVUE, Wash. — PACCAR’s zero-emissions electric trucks reached a summit — literally — last week. On Nov. 5, a Kenworth T680 fuel-cell-electric tractor and...
Tesla Semi Truck

Pride Group reserves 150 Tesla electric semis with option to increase order

DALLAS — Pride Group Enterprises has reserved 150 Tesla Electric Semis with the option to increase to 500 trucks, the company announced Nov. 4. Sam...