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...

Detroit celebrates 80th anniversary as 1 millionth HD engine produced

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REDFORD, Mich. — As Detroit Diesel observes its 80th anniversary this year, parent company Daimler Trucks North America is marking another important achievement —...

Mack offers new 13-liter engine; 9.5% hike in fuel economy possible

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — To help customers realize maximum fuel efficiency, Mack Trucks Thursday introduced the Mack MP8HE 13-liter engine and the Mack HE+ package...

Bill introduced in Senate to repeal federal excise tax on HD trucks, trailers

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., on Tuesday introduced SB3052, a bill that would repeal the 12 percent federal excise tax (FET) on the...

May Class 8 truck sales up 1.3% over April

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May Class 8 truck sales in the United States were up 1.3 percent over April, according to WardsAuto.Wards said 19,195 Class 8 units were...

Bendix CVS names Michael Hawthorne president and CEO

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ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix Commercial Vehicle has appointed Michael J. Hawthorne president and CEO, as well as a member of its executive board.Hawthorne will...

Preliminary May trailer orders continue positive trend

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Both industry analysts that tractor commercial vehicle orders and sales say that preliminary trailer orders continued at a good pace. ACT Research’s preliminary estimate for...

DTNA adds 2 connectivity services to its Connect portfolio

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has introduced two new connectivity services into its Detroit Connect portfolio — Detroit Connect Direct and...

ALK Technologies launches new trip planning driver app

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PRINCETON, N.J. —  ALK Technologies, a Trimble Company and global provider of transportation technology and mobility solutions, has launched a trip planning driver app—MileOn...

Daimler creating automated truck research & development center

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks Wednesday said it was creating an Automated Truck Research and Development Center at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) headquarters...

Bendix CVSA Roadcheck reminders: foundation care matters

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ELYRIA, Ohio — No matter how advanced the vehicle, or how complex its safety system is, you’ve got to take care of the basics.With...

AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims aren’t quite right

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By TOM KRISHER ,  AP Auto WriterDETROIT — For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are safer than other vehicles on...

TMW begins Integration with Decisiv to provide a complete solution for fleet maintenance

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CLEVELAND — TMW Systems, a Trimble brand and provider of software, business intelligence and related solutions to the North American transportation industry, has integrated...

 Volvo rolls out online configurator virtually design, spec new trucks

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks is bringing the thousands of configurations of the new Volvo VNR and VNL series to your fingertips of fleets...

Meritor MTIS now standard/preferred option on some vans, reefers

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TROY, Mich. — Meritor said Tuesday that the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) with ThermALERT is a standard/preferred option on Vanguard dry van and...

Navistar to offer Eaton Cummins Endurant transmission for International LT Series and LoneStar

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GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies said the new Endurant 12-speed automated transmission — what Eaton says is the lightest, most efficient...

Peterbilt showcases all-electric Model 579 at expo

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LONG BEACH, Calif.— Peterbilt’s commitment to alternative energy solutions was showcased at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo where an all-electric Model 579 day cab...

Volvo Group North America ahead of schedule for energy efficiency goal

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Group North America, manufacturers of Mack and Volvo trucks, is well on the way toward achieving its goal of reduced...

Anheuser-Busch places order for 800 Nikola hydrogen-electric powered semi-trucks 

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ST LOUIS and SALT LAKE CITY — Anheuser-Busch and Nikola Motor Co. Thursday said the American brewery has placed an order for up to...

Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating unit now features APX control system

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ATHENS, Ga. — Engineered to protect temperature-sensitive products transported by trailer or rail through sub-freezing ambient conditions, Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating unit now features...