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Volvo debuts ‘rugged yet…

The new Volvo VNX series is available in three cab sizes — daycab, 42inch sleeper and 70-inch sleeper. The VNX 740 (above) features a 70-inch..

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Used truck, trailer numbers…

  COLUMBUS, Ind. — Rise. That’s the appropriate word when it comes to Class 8 used truck volumes and trailer orders. ACT Research reports that..

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Schneider teams with SkyBitz…

GREEN BAY, Wis. and HERNDON, Va. — Schneider, a provider of transportation and logistics services, has teamed up with SkyBitz to implement Schneider’s third generation..

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Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating…

ATHENS, Ga. — Engineered to protect temperature-sensitive products transported by trailer or rail through sub-freezing ambient conditions, Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating unit now features the..

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Anheuser-Busch places order for…

ST LOUIS and SALT LAKE CITY — Anheuser-Busch and Nikola Motor Co. Thursday said the American brewery has placed an order for up to 800..

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Peterbilt showcases all-electric Model…

LONG BEACH, Calif.— Peterbilt’s commitment to alternative energy solutions was showcased at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo where an all-electric Model 579 day cab tractor..

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Navistar to offer Eaton…

GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies said the new Endurant 12-speed automated transmission — what Eaton says is the lightest, most efficient 1,850..

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 Volvo rolls out online…

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks is bringing the thousands of configurations of the new Volvo VNR and VNL series to your fingertips of fleets and..

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Preliminary May trailer orders…

Both industry analysts that tractor commercial vehicle orders and sales say that preliminary trailer orders continued at a good pace. ACT Research’s preliminary estimate for..

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Bendix CVS names Michael…

ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix Commercial Vehicle has appointed Michael J. Hawthorne president and CEO, as well as a member of its executive board. Hawthorne will..

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May Class 8 truck…

May Class 8 truck sales in the United States were up 1.3 percent over April, according to WardsAuto. Wards said 19,195 Class 8 units were..

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Bill introduced in Senate…

WASHINGTON — Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., on Tuesday introduced SB3052, a bill that would repeal the 12 percent federal excise tax (FET) on the sale..

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Mack offers new 13-liter…

GREENSBORO, N.C. — To help customers realize maximum fuel efficiency, Mack Trucks Thursday introduced the Mack MP8HE 13-liter engine and the Mack HE+ package for..

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Detroit celebrates 80th anniversary…

REDFORD, Mich. — As Detroit Diesel observes its 80th anniversary this year, parent company Daimler Trucks North America is marking another important achievement — the..

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Goodyear unveils high-mileage, long-haul…

AKRON, Ohio – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced Wednesday that it has added another product to its Endurance line of high-mileage, long-haul tires...

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Dana launching new Spicer…

MAUMEE, Ohio — Dana is launching new Spicer Select drivetrain products, a new line of all-makes coverage for the North American commercial-vehicle aftermarket. Ideally suited..

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Eaton takes aim at…

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Power management company Eaton is addressing increasing demand for high-voltage electrified vehicle technologies with the creation of its new eMobility business. With..

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Optronics introduces five new…

TULSA, Okla. — Optronics International, a manufacturer and supplier of heavy-duty LED vehicle lighting, has introduced five new LED Light Bars increasing the product line..

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New Yokohama long haul/regional…

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Yokohama Tire’s max-mileage 902L ultra wide base (UWB) long-haul/regional drive tire is now available in a new size: 455/55R22.5. “The SmartWay-verified 902L UWB..

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Kenworth T680 now standard…

KIRKLAND, Wash. — The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship is now standard with Bendix ADB22X front and rear air disc brakes. The pairing is a result..

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Peterbilt offers 'panic button'…

DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. is offering two new options for Models 567 and 579 trucks: the alert switch and the pass-through seat. These..

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New battery powered HVAC…

PORTLAND, Ore. –  A new Battery Powered HVAC system is now available as a factory-installed option for new Freightliner Cascadia® truck models. This system provides..

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Peterbilt delivers first Model…

DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. on July 6 delivered the keys to the first production unit of the new Model 579 UltraLoft to David..

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Mack, Volvo to offer…

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America are partnering with colleges in Florida, Ohio and Texas to offer the Diesel Advanced Technology..

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CVSA 'unannounced' brake safety…

More than 13 percent or nearly 1,600 CMVs inspected during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s “unannounced” brake safety initiative April 25, were sidelined, CVSA reported..

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Carrier increases service interval…

ATHENS, Ga. — The latest generation of ComfortPro diesel-powered auxiliary power units from Carrier Transicold includes upgrades that improve reliability, reduce maintenance and double the..

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Truck-Lite releases 2018 full-line…

FALCONER, N.Y.   ---    Truck-Lite Co., LLC, a worldwide provider of heavy-duty lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems, has released its 2018 full-line catalog...

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Daimler sets new standard…

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – Daimler Trucks North America on Wednesday revealed what the OEM called “several significant updates that will positively impact the customer experience.” Enhanced..

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