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,...

Nikola CEO Trevor Milton unveils zero-emission vehicle future

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Nikola CEO Trevor Milton gave thousands of attendees at a Nikola World event here Monday the first peek into a global...

Volvo using 3D printing technology at New River Valley manufacturing plant

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America is utilizing 3D printing technology to produce tools and fixtures used in the manufacturing process at its...

Bendix CVSA Roadcheck reminders: foundation care matters

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ELYRIA, Ohio — No matter how advanced the vehicle, or how complex its safety system is, you’ve got to take care of the basics.With...

WABCO introduces new Fleet Solutions business to support transport ecosystems worldwide

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BERN, Switzerland — WABCO Holdings, a global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of...
Next Generation Pod

Swedish company Einride launches next-generation fully autonomous delivery Pod

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STOCKHOLM — While the race to perfect driver-assisted Class 8 trucks continues, Swedish tech mobility company Einride — which put the world’s first heavy-duty...
Volvo VNL 760 with Xceed Fuel Efficiency Package web

Volvo’s latest-generation D13 turbo compound engine now standard in all VNL 740, 760, 860...

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America is taking steps to increase its vehicles’ operational efficiency and cut fuel costs for owners by enhancing...
Rand McNally TNDs

Rand McNally rolls out new TND line with advanced navigation, upgraded features

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CHICAGO — Rand McNally has launched the next generation of its TND line, which includes the advanced navigation as well as upgraded features. The...

Daimler Trucks establishes global organization for highly automated driving

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BLACKSBURG, Va./PORTLAND, Ore./STUTTGART, Germany — Effective June 1, Daimler Trucks is establishing the Autonomous Technology Group as a global organization for automated driving, bringing...

History lesson with the Timelapse Trucker – The Vityaz DT30

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It's story time again with the Timelapse Trucker!  This time he tells us all about the Vityaz DT30 from the Soviet Union. This puppy...

Schneider leverages artificial intelligence to launch new ETA technology

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — When it comes to freight transportation, up-to-date and accurate information is key to planning and maintaining a world-class supply chain.Earlier...

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...
rendering of service bay

Daimler Dealer Network expanding capacity with 700 additional service bays

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PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America LLC’s (DTNA) dealer network is building or remodeling more than 40 locations across 30 U.S. states and...

Greenlots, Volvo Trucks partner for installation of chargers for LIGHTS project

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LOS ANGELES — Greenlots, a member of the Shell Group and a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging and energy management solutions, has announced...
IIHS Photo

Collision-warning, emergency-braking systems could prevent more than 40% of rear-end traffic crashes by large...

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ARLINGTON, Va. — Equipping large trucks with forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems could eliminate more than two out of five...
Red Kenworth

Sales of natural gas-powered Class 8 trucks plummet 22% during first five months of...

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — U.S. and Canadian retail sales of Class 8 natural gas trucks fell 22% from January through May compared to 2019, according...
Southern California Edison eCascadia

California utility company begins three-month test of battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Southern California Edison (SCE), the primary electricity supply company for much of southern California, recently welcomed a Freightliner eCascadia from the...

Cummins: Diesel platform expanding for 2020, includes X15 Efficiency Series

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ATLANTA — Global power provider Cummins displayed a full showcase of power solutions, ranging from advanced diesel engines and powertrain components to connectivity solutions...
Estes Truck

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

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RICHMOND, Va., and NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Estes Express Lines has announced it will add to its fleet 50 new trucks fueled with Clean...
Larson Group Road Guru Truck

Larson Group’s Peterbilt ‘Road Guru’ mobile service now available at 17 dealerships, 2 parts-only...

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Larson Group’s Peterbilt mobile service program, known as “Road Guru,” is now offered at all 17 of the group’s full-service Peterbilt...