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PGE Electric Island

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

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

Technology expected to help drivers in Arizona dust storms

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...
Hyliion ERX downtown

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

AUSTIN, Texas — Hyliion Holdings Corp., a provider of electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 trucks, last week announced the formation of the Hypertruck...
New River Valley Plant

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

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

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...
Loves CVSA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...
Shell Starship

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

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...
Freightliner eCascadia web 1

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

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

Volvo electrifies Southern California distribution facility for Dependable Highway Express

ONTARIO, Calif. — Working through the Volvo LIGHTS project, Dependable Highway Express (DHE) has completed several electrification initiatives to reduce the climate and air-quality...
Volvo VNL 860 25th Anniversary

Volvo celebrates 25th anniversary of flagship VNL model

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...
Supertech Screenshot

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

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...
Utility Trailers Reefer

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

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...
Freightliner eCascadia

All-electric Freightliner eCascadia, eM2 now available for order

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced that the Freightliner eCascadia and Freightliner eM2 are now available to order. The eCascadia and...
Iveco S Way Truck

Plus, IVECO partner to develop autonomous trucks for global deployment

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...
Kenworth Grille

Kenworth Mid Atlantic adds new parts and service dealership in Bel Air, Maryland

BEL AIR, Md. – Kenworth Mid Atlantic now offers expanded support to fleets and truck operators with the addition of a new parts and service...
Embark Autonomous Truck

Tech developer, Arizona DOT partner to help autonomous trucks safely navigate highway work zones

SAN FRANCISCO and PHOENIX — Highway work zones present hazards to both workers and motorists, with 123,000 work zone-related crashes reported in 2018, resulting in...

Blue Ink Technology releases BIT Air Scale for gross and axle weights

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. — Blue Ink Tech, maker of the BIT ELD, has released the most recent addition to its BIT Full Service Platform.BIT...