Mack displays second generation hybrid-electric drayage truck

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack Trucks displayed its second-generation zero-emission capable Class 8 drayage truck at the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Low Carbon Transportation...

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...

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

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By Don AkeVice President, Commercial VehiclesFTR Transportation IntelligenceThe question I get asked the most by people inside, and outside, the industry is: When will...

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...

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...

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...

Augmented reality game designed to attract next generation of techs

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Design Interactive, providers of augmented and virtual reality-based fleet maintenance training solutions for the transportation industry, says it is providing a...
Freightliner Cascadia Tractors

Testing planned for ‘next-generation’ Freightliner Cascadia equipped with Level 4 self-driving tech

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BLACKSBURG, Va. — Beginning in early 2021, Torc Robotics plans to implement an enhanced prototype Freightliner Cascadia in its testing of self-driving truck technology...

New battery powered HVAC system now available for new Freightliner Cascadia truck models

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PORTLAND, Ore. –  A new Battery Powered HVAC system is now available as a factory-installed option for new Freightliner Cascadia® truck models. This system...

Energy upgrades net Volvo’s Hagerstown powertrain plant $1.18 million in rebates

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Volvo Group’s Hagerstown powertrain manufacturing facility received $1,180,400 in rebate incentives from Potomac Edison for a number of energy efficiency...

International Trucks makes Bendix Wingman Fusion standard on on-highway tractors

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LISLE, Ill. — International Truck now offers Bendix Wingman Fusion, an integration of advanced safety technologies, as standard equipment on the entire lineup of...

Goodyear: Eudurance LHS achieves extraordinary mileage in fleet evaluations

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DALLAS — The Goodyear Endurance LHS long-haul steer tire, Goodyear’s best long-haul steer tire for miles to removal, is delivering remarkable mileage in fleet...

Kraft Heinz deploys all electric trucks in Ohio with Firefly, Orange EV

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. and GROVEPORT, Ohio — Orange EV, Firefly Transportation Services, and The Kraft Heinz Co. Wednesday revealed the deployment of three Orange...

Maker Space equipped by Bendix helps students engage in STEM

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ELYRIA, Ohio — Soaring drones. 3D printers. Laser cutters. These are the tools of future engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs and STEM scholars.With help from Bendix,...

Dana releases new version of Rhombus TireAnalytics

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MAUMEE, Ohio — Dana Inc. Wednesday released Rhombus TireAnalytics Version 3.0 with new capabilities to help large fleets reduce tire costs.The third generation of...

Self-driving truck company TuSimple raises $95 million in Series D funding

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SAN DIEGO — TuSimple, a global self-driving truck company, has raised $95 million in Series D funding based on a pre-money valuation of $1...

J.J. Keller to offer dash cam solution for driver coaching, risk management

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NEENAH, Wis. —  For fleet managers, few things provide more valuable insight than witnessing a driver’s behavior firsthand.By adding video event hardware and management...

Omnitracs introduces 2 new advanced Gateway devices

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DALLAS — Omnitracs has revealed the latest in the company’s line of mobile communication and management devices aimed at enabling drivers to work anywhere,...

Kenworth and Toyota collaborate to develop zero emission trucks

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Kenworth Truck Co. and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen...

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...