Trucks

  1. Peterbilt Unveils New Medium-Duty Line

    Peterbilt Unveils New Medium-Duty Line The new models serve Classes 5 to 7 and offer an updated powertrain, advanced safety technology and wider cabs. Days after Paccar sibling company Kenworth unveiled its refreshed medium-duty lineup, Peterbilt Motors Company has revealed its own updated Class 5-7 models. Model 535 and 536 are designed for Class 5 and 6 and the non-CDL lease and Read more...
  2. Volvo Trucks Employs AI To Optimize Paint Operations

    Volvo Trucks Employs AI To Optimize Paint Operations Collaboration between Volvo Trucks and Fero Labs unearths opportunities to efficiently address challenges within the automaker's paint operations. Amazing things can happen when organizations find ways to embrace strategic collaboration. Case in point? The relationship between New York, N.Y.-based Fero Labs and commercial truck manufacturer Volvo Read more...
  3. Kenworth T680 Next Gen: A High-Tech Aero Dynamo

    Kenworth T680 Next Gen: A High-Tech Aero Dynamo After nine years, the T680 has a 'sleek and sophisticated' new look with additional fairings for a 6% fuel efficiency improvement and high-tech infotainment display. To make the T680 Next Generation, Kenworth Trucking Co.’s on-highway flagship available for order in Q2 of 2021, the truck maker gathered up its engineers, aerodynamic experts and Read more...
  4. Peterbilt Unleashes Most Game-Changing’ Truck To Date

    Peterbilt Unleashes Most Game-Changing’ Truck To Date The next-generation aerodynamics and technology of the new Model 579 were developed during five years of ‘relentless focus’ on increasing fuel economy, driver comfort and uptime. Peterbilt Motors Co. kicked off a “new era of class” Wednesday with the launch of the thoroughly redesigned on-highway flagship, the new Model 579. Billed as the Read more...
  5. Navistar To Create Hydrogen Truck, Fueling Solution With GM, OneH2

    Navistar To Create Hydrogen Truck, Fueling Solution With GM, OneH2 J.B. Hunt will pilot test the new zero-emission, long-haul transportation system on dedicated routes by the end of 2022. Navistar has partnered with General Motors (GM) and OneH2 to launch a long-haul transportation system powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology. The system, which aims to provide commercial fleets with a fully integrated solution Read more...
  6. Strong New And Used HD Truck Demand Predicted For 2021

    Strong New And Used HD Truck Demand Predicted For 2021 After a lull in 2020 due to COVID-19, new Class 8 truck sales could have a big year, while the used market continues to be strong with lower miles and average age driving up prices. It was a strong December for the used truck sector, as used Class 8 volume increased 11% over November and 27% year-over-year, according to ACT Research’s “The Read more...
  7. Zero-Emissions Trucks Are Coming ‘One Way Or Another’

    Zero-Emissions Trucks Are Coming ‘One Way Or Another’ The 2021 model year represents the first phase of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Phase 2 emissions requirements, new measures that step up from the current level – which were enacted for the 2017 model year – and increase incrementally in model-year 2024 before phasing in completely by model-year 2027. Once fully phased-in, according to the Read more...
  8. Latest Heavy Truck Advances All About Comfort, Configurability And Driver Assistance

    Latest Heavy Truck Advances All About Comfort, Configurability And Driver Assistance Big changes in big trucks have slowed, but ongoing incremental improvements are still yielding big benefits. Advances include electronic safety features such as collision mitigation and lane departure warning. Steering has been made easier to reduce driver fatigue. Customers also have more say in the configuration of the chassis and the body, Read more...
  9. Benefits Of Advanced Integrated Telematics Solutions

    Benefits Of Advanced Integrated Telematics Solutions A look into why OEs are partnering with telematics service providers, plus what to expect with the next generation of telematics functionality. "A telematics system is the backbone of a connected vehicle,” said Chintan Sopariwala, vice president of aftersales operations and connected vehicle for Navistar. “It will also help you lower total Read more...
  10. Rugged Performance And Power combine As Western Star launches New 49X Vcational Truck

    Rugged Performance And Power combine As Western Star launches New 49X Vcational Truck Ground-up redesign produces truck that's ready for work in toughest situations Born on the rugged logging roads of British Columbia, Western Star trucks have been known for their ability to handle tough jobs while also providing drivers a high level of comfort and performance. Those strengths are all part of the company's newest addition to its Read more...

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