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NHTSA issues recall on more than 1,400 International trucks, 566 Mack trucks

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WASHINGTON — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Navistar are recalling more than 1,400 International trucks in two separate recalls.According to NHTSA...
Freightliner eCascadia web 1

ACT study projects sales of commercial electric trucks to pass 300,000 mark by 2040

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to a study released April 20 by ACT Research, sales of commercial electric vehicles (CEVs), specifically Classes 4-8 trucks, is...
Shell Starship

Shell Lubricants’ Starship 2.0 will hit the highway in May to demonstrate fuel-efficient tech

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HOUSTON — In May, Shell Lubricants will launch Starship 2.0, a hyper-fuel efficient tractor-trailer, to demonstrate how Class 8 truck sector energy usage can...
New River Valley Plant

Workers at Volvo’s truck manufacturing plant in Virginia on strike

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DUBLIN, Va. — Nearly 3,000 workers at a Volvo truck plant in southwest Virginia have gone on strike.The decision by the local of the...
Nikola Tre Class 8 Truck web

Nikola, RIG360 partner to provide service network for electric Class 8 trucks

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PHOENIX — Nikola, a designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty commercial battery-electric vehicles (BEVs), fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and energy infrastructure solutions, in early April...
FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit

MVTS reports ‘significant’ fuel savings after testing FlowBelow aerodynamic products

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Mesilla Valley Transportation Solutions (MVTS) recently tested FlowBelow tractor and trailer wheel covers and the Tractor AeroKit and reported that each...
Volvo VNL with Embark Tech

Embark launches partner development program to bring autonomous driver tech to market

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SAN FRANCISCO — Embark, a developer of autonomous technology for the trucking industry, has launched a partner development program with motor carriers Werner Enterprises, Mesilla...
Loves CVSA

Love’s Truck Care, Speedco offering half-price DOT inspections, free tire checks to help drivers...

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OKLAHOMA CITY — From April 26 through May 6, professional drivers can receive free TirePass inspections and half-price Department of Transportation (DOT) inspections at...
PGE Electric Island

Launch of Portland, Oregon’s ‘Electric Island’ charging station for commercial trucks is on the...

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PORTLAND, Ore. — As the automotive industry accelerates the delivery of electrified truck models, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and Portland General Electric (PGE)...
Volvo VNL 860 25th Anniversary

Volvo celebrates 25th anniversary of flagship VNL model

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America’s flagship, the iconic VNL model, will reach a milestone 25th anniversary this year. Since 1996, the VNL...
Hyliion ERX downtown

Hyliion partners with transport providers to equip Class 8 trucks with natural gas-powered electric...

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AUSTIN, Texas — Hyliion Holdings Corp., a provider of electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 trucks, last week announced the formation of the Hypertruck...
Iveco S Way Truck

Plus, IVECO partner to develop autonomous trucks for global deployment

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CUPERTINO, Calif., and LONDON — Global self-driving truck technology company Plus (formerly Plus.ai), announced April 12 that the company has signed a Memorandum of...
Utility Trailers Reefer

Utility makes ConMet’s advanced wheel end system standard on all trailers

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CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., which produces refrigerated trailers, dry freight bans, flatbed trailers and curtainsided trailers, now offers ConMet Preset Plus...
FleetPride Truck

FleetPride acquires Southern Truck Center of Birmingham, Alabama

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IRVING, Texas — FleetPride Inc. has acquired the assets of Southern Truck Center of Birmingham, Alabama, a business founded by Tim Walker in 2005....
New Class 8 Trucks on Lot

March Class 8 truck orders continued to outpace production levels

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Despite a production slowdown — attributed by many analysts to a shortage of semiconductors and other necessary components — preliminary figures from both ACT...
Supertech Screenshot

Video game designed to attract youngsters to truck maintenance, repair industry

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A new augmented-reality video game is giving young people an early glimpse of the trucking maintenance and repair industry in the hopes that it...
Freightliner eCascadia

All-electric Freightliner eCascadia, eM2 now available for order

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced that the Freightliner eCascadia and Freightliner eM2 are now available to order. The eCascadia and...
Embark OEM Lineup

Embark launches universal self-driving interface compatible with Freightliner, International, Peterbilt, Volvo trucks

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SAN FRANCISCO — Embark, a developer of autonomous technology for the trucking industry, on March 31 launched a set of standard self-driving components with flexible...
Kenworth C500

Kenworth C500 now available with Bendix ESP system

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KIRKLAND, Wash. — The Kenworth C500 now offers the Bendix ESP Electronic Stability Program as an available option, the truck manufacturer announced in late...
SelecTrucks Texarkana

New SelecTrucks location now open at Texas-Arkansas border

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FORT MILL, S.C. — SelecTrucks, a North American used truck retailer network, announced March 31 the opening of its newest location in Texas. SelecTrucks...