Anheuser-Busch to deploy electric trucks in California as part of  sustainability effort

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LOS ANGELES — Anheuser-Busch, BYD (Build Your Dreams), the Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) and ENGIE Services U.S. (ENGIE) said Tuesday that...

Webasto reveals modular battery system, thermal management, charging stations

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FENTON, Mich. — Webasto, one of the top 100 global automotive suppliers, continues to stake a claim in the rapidly expanding e-mobility segment of...

Volvo trucks with GHG 2017 engines eligible for software, parameter updates

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — All Volvo truck owners in the U.S. and Canada with GHG 2017 Volvo engines equipped with Volvo’s factory-installed connectivity hardware are...

Nebraskan Trey Mytty named ATD Dealer of the Year

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By CHARLES CYRILLATD/NADA Director of Public RelationsSAN FRANCISCO — Trey Mytty, president and CEO of Truck Center Companies in Omaha, Nebraska, has named 2019...

Road Ready system now optional on all East Trailer products

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Truck-Lite Co., a worldwide provider of LED lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems, has added a volumetric cargo...

Trailer orders down 3 percent year-over-year

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — While orders have been extremely strong, the industry’s long string of year-over-year net order gains came to an end in June.According...

SimpleTire program helps truckers easily find SmartWay verified tires

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PHILADELPHIA — SimpleTire, an internet heavy truck tire retailer, has launched a new feature on its website to help truckers find SmartWay Verified tires...
Cooper Tire Roadmaster Winter

Cooper’s new Roadmaster winter drive tire delivers traction performance for inclement conditions

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FINDLAY, Ohio — Drivers who operate in areas prone to snow and ice now have a new winter tire option with the introduction of...

Kenworth’s Renton Assembly Plant celebrates 25 years of building trucks

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RENTON, Wash. — Kenworth Truck Company’s assembly plant here recently celebrated its 25th anniversary of building Kenworth Trucks.Kenworth employees and their family members marked...

Volvo using 3D printing technology at New River Valley manufacturing plant

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America is utilizing 3D printing technology to produce tools and fixtures used in the manufacturing process at its...

Peterbilt delivers first Model 579 UltraLoft to Freymiller Trucking

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DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. on July 6 delivered the keys to the first production unit of the new Model 579 UltraLoft to...

Trailer orders soar 140 percent from previous year

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — ACT Research’s preliminary estimate for August 2018 net trailer orders is 38,200 units, a hefty increase from July and an even...

Jacobs says test of Cylinder Deactivation shows improvement in fuel efficiency

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn. — Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a worldwide manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, recently released the results of...

3 whats and a why: Steering the conversation on safer trucks

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ELYRIA, Ohio — Every day, the global commercial vehicle industry makes new technological strides toward improving truck, driver, and roadway safety – and none...
Vector HE 19 Intermodal Unit

Carrier Transicold’s new thin-profile Vector HE 19 unit delivers sustainability, efficiency, capacity for intermodal...

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ATHENS, Ga. — Carrier Transicold, part of Carrier Global Corp., has introduced a sleek new high-efficiency Vector HE 19 unit that the company says...

Daimler Trucks establishes global organization for highly automated driving

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BLACKSBURG, Va./PORTLAND, Ore./STUTTGART, Germany — Effective June 1, Daimler Trucks is establishing the Autonomous Technology Group as a global organization for automated driving, bringing...

Bridgestone adds to Ecopia commercial truck tire portfolio

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas has made a new addition to its fuel-efficient Bridgestone Ecopia commercial truck tire portfolio.The Bridgestone R123 Ecopia tire is...
DEF Sign at Fuel Pump

Old World Industries, BlueDEF Brand join collaborative forum to help promote clean diesel technology

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WASHINGTON — The Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) welcomes Old World Industries LLC (OWI), maker of BlueDEF, to the forum, which is celebrating its 20th year.Through...

Hendrickson enhances PLUS+ Parts Look Up System

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WOODRIDGE, Ill. — Hendrickson said customers can now locate Lift Axle parts information through the PLUS+ Parts Look Up System.“We are excited to offer...

OOIDA expresses concern about development of AV regulations

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GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association said in comments in response to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Advanced Notice of...