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..
COLUMBUS, Ind. — Rise. That’s the appropriate word when it comes to Class 8 used truck volumes and trailer orders. ACT Research reports that..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix Commercial Vehicle has appointed Michael J. Hawthorne president and CEO, as well as a member of its executive board. Hawthorne will..
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..
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..
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..
REDFORD, Mich. — As Detroit Diesel observes its 80th anniversary this year, parent company Daimler Trucks North America is marking another important achievement — the..
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...
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. on July 6 delivered the keys to the first production unit of the new Model 579 UltraLoft to David..
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..
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..
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..
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...
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – Daimler Trucks North America on Wednesday revealed what the OEM called “several significant updates that will positively impact the customer experience.” Enhanced..
ROCHESTER HILL, Mich. — WABCO Holdings, a global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, has opened its first..
COLUMBUS, Ind. — While orders have been extremely strong, the industry’s long string of year-over-year net order gains came to an end in June. According..
ELYRIA, Ohio — Every day, the global commercial vehicle industry makes new technological strides toward improving truck, driver, and roadway safety – and none of..
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency has reversed an order issued by Scott Pruitt in his last days as agency administrator that allowed manufacturers to..
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today said Cummins Inc. is voluntarily recalling some 500,000 model year 2010-2015 medium- and heavy-duty trucks for a faulty..
DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. has certified the graduation of the Peterbilt Technician Institute’s (PTI) 50th graduating class. Since PTI opened its doors in..
PORTLAND, Ore. — Freightliner Trucks Wednesday marked the delivery of the 50,000th new Cascadia since its start of production in January 2017. Fuel-efficient components such..
RENTON, Wash. — Kenworth Truck Company’s assembly plant here recently celebrated its 25th anniversary of building Kenworth Trucks. Kenworth employees and their family members marked..
BRUSSELS, Belgium — WABCO Holdings, a global supplier of technologies to improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, has entered into a strategic..
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations and Bridgestone Canada (Bridgestone) collectively are issuing a voluntary noncompliance recall of approximately 2,700 certain all position, wide..
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Gasboy, an industry provider in commercial and industrial fuel and fleet technologies, is pleased to announce the launch of Islander Prime, the..
ROSEDALE, Md. — Kenworth Mid Atlantic-Baltimore recently became the newest addition to Kenworth’s dealer network of more than 400 locations in the United States and..
In this episode we cover -
- Cows on the interstate
- Trucker ends high speed chase
- FMCSA approves younger CDL holders
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In this episode we cover:
- Dog tied to the bumper of a moving truck.
- Kenworth recalls 11,000 trucks.
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In this episode we cover...
- The results from Roadcheck 2018.
- A trucker shoots and kills five people.
These stories and more on this edition of The Trucker News Channel.