Toyota Kenworth Heavy Duty Electric Trucks

Fuel-cell electric heavy-duty trucks slated for delivery to customers at two California ports

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PLANO, Texas — Touted as “the future of heavy-duty trucking,” two fuel cell electric heavy duty Class 8 trucks built under the Zero and...
Toll Road Sign

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....
2020 Great Dane Trailer

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...
Freightliner Trucks

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...
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...
TuSimple Level 4 Autonomous Truck

Fleet tech provider Azuga partners with RUC West to research road-usage charges for automated...

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FREMONT, Calif. — Azuga, a provider of connected vehicle and fleet technologies, has been chosen by RUC West as the account management provider for a...
New Class 8 Trucks

Preliminary reports show ‘explosion’ of Class 8 truck orders in November

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According to preliminary reports released this week by industry analysts at FTR and ACT Research, net orders of Class 8 trucks “exploded” in November,...
Student Using App

Free pre-trip inspection training app can help schools prepare new drivers during COVID-19 pandemic

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Experts say a shortage of qualified truck drivers could pose a threat to the nation’s supply chain, causing a shortage...

Navistar: Advances in 2020 International LT, RH offer better fuel efficiency, uptime

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LISLE, Ill. — Innovations in International Truck's 2020 on-highway lineup will provide customers with the enhanced fuel efficiency and improved uptime that are critical...
Penske Truck

Penske Truck Leasing expands with new facilities in Utah, Vermont

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READING, Pa. — Penske Truck Leasing is now offering services in Lindon, Utah, and Burlington, Vermont. Both centers offer full-service commercial and consumer truck leasing...

Alliance Parts expands footprint by adding 15 locations in U.S., Canada

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Alliance Parts brand continues to expand its retail footprint to better serve customers by adding 15...
Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics

Daimler Trucks, Torc Robotics celebrate a year of successful collaboration; add testing center in...

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STUTTGART, Germany, PORTLAND, Ore. and BLACKSBURG, Va. — September 2020 marks the one-year anniversary of a working partnership between Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics....

Diesel Laptops launches virtual diesel technician program

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GILBERT, S.C. — Diesel Laptops, a distributor of commercial truck diesel diagnostic software, hardware and services, has launched a Virtual Diesel Technician Program.This program...
Brake Safety Week

Brake Safety Week scheduled for August 23-29, CVSA says

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GREENBELT, Md. — Brake Safety Week will proceed as planned Aug. 23-29, according to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA).During the weeklong event, law-enforcement...
Kenworth Class 8 Electric Truck

ACT Research to add commercial electric vehicles to market outlook study offerings

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — ACT Research, known for its analysis and forecasts for the commercial truck and trailer market, has announced plans for a new...
New Semi Trucks

Demand for commercial vehicles expected to remain strong heading into 2021, ACT says

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: North American Classes 5-8 Report, with the beginning of COVID vaccine distribution,...

Trucker Tools gets additional funding for development, customer acquisition

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RESTON, Va. — Trucker Tools, a company that provides shipment visibility, carrier capacity management and predictive freight-matching solutions for the transportation industry, has completed...