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Volvo Trucks, Samsara hope to develop comprehensive single-source telematics service to enhance efficiency of...

GREENSBORO, N.C., and SAN FRANSISCO — Volvo Trucks North America has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Samsara to investigate providing an all-encompassing, single-source...
Tractors on Sales Lot

Declining used-truck inventory positions heavy-duty truck market for price recovery, market data shows

LINCOLN, Neb. — According to new market data from Sandhills Global, used heavy-duty sleeper truck inventory on TruckPaper.com was down 22% in August compared...
Inspecting Semi Truck

CVSA sets previously postponed 2020 inspection blitz for Sept. 9-11

GREENBELT, Md. — This year’s International Roadcheck will be Sept. 9-11, according to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). The Roadcheck, initially set for...
Freightliner and Western Star Trucks

FleetNet partners with Daimler to provide roadside-assistance programs for Freightliner, Western Star

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has introduced new roadside assistance programs for both Freightliner and Western Star customers. Under the new programs,...
Steep Grade Ahead

PrePass adds more than 1,000 new safety alerts to help keep professional drivers safe...

PHOENIX — To help make trucks drivers aware of upcoming road hazards, work zones, available parking spaces and more, PrePass Safety Alliance has added...
Double Coin warehouse

Double Coin opens its largest warehouse and distribution center in Houston

MONROVIA, Calif. — Double Coin and CMA, a tire manufacturer offering a comprehensive lineup of products, has expanded its warehouse network with the addition...
Truck turning in NYC

EROAD, HERE launch truck-friendly routing and navigation tools to boost safety for commercial drivers

PORTLAND, Ore. — EROAD, a global transportation technology services company, and HERE Technologies, a location data and platform company, have partnered to bring new...
Toll Road Sign

New Scout transponders from Bestpass provide national, regional coverage for commercial fleets

ALBANY, N.Y. — Bestpass, which provides a comprehensive payment platform with a focus on nationwide toll management for commercial fleets, has released two new...

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...
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New BlueDEF Platinum helps reduce harmful deposits in trucks’ exhaust systems, manufacturer says

NORTHBROOK, Ill. — Old World Industries LLC, the manufacturer of BlueDEF, has launched a new premium product, BlueDEF Platinum, which the company describes as...
Estes Truck

Estes partners with Clean Energy to expand natural-gas vehicle fleet

RICHMOND, Va., and NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Estes Express Lines has announced it will add to its fleet 50 new trucks fueled with Clean...
Big Rigs

Worst impacts of COVID-19 in ‘rearview mirror’ for commercial vehicle engine demand but regulations...

COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to the North American Commercial Vehicle On-Highway Engine OUTLOOK, published by ACT Research and Rhein Associates in early September, economic...
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Summit Truck Group to add new International truck dealership, service center in Jonesboro, Arkansas

LEWISVILLE, Texas — Summit Truck Group LLC announced Sept. 15 that the company has assumed responsibility for the International Truck franchise in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Located...
Freightliner Trucks

Truck Center Companies adds Harrison Truck Centers to family of Freightliner/Western Star dealerships

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...
Jim Hartman and Kyle Treadway

Kenworth Sales Co. welcomes Truck Enterprises Inc. to family of dealerships

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah-based Kenworth Sales Co. has expanded its network of dealerships with the addition of Truck Enterprises Inc., which is headquartered...
Penske Charging Station

Penske Truck Leasing expands heavy-duty electric vehicle charging network

READING, Pa. — Penske Truck Leasing has opened its sixth heavy-duty electric vehicle (EV) charging station in Southern California, the company announced Aug. 10. Penske's latest...
Truck on Dallas Interstate

Overhaul partners with Texas Trucking Association to protect professional drivers with TruckShield

AUSTIN, Texas — Overhaul, which provides supply chain visibility and risk management technology, has announced an Affinity Partnership with the Texas Trucking Association (TXTA). Overhaul's software...

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...
Aerial View of Truck

Former Volvo exec launches electric commercial vehicle startup in Virginia

PULASKI, Va. — Trova Commercial Vehicles (TrovaCV), a new company that offers customized engineering and manufacturing expertise for commercial vehicles, specifically fully electric trucks,...
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Eleos, Drivewyze team up to offer PreClear weigh station bypass integration

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Eleos, which provides a custom workflow app platform for trucking companies and their drivers, has expanded its platform by teaming with...