Utility Launches 4000AE Drop Deck Flatbed Trailer

Utility Trailer Manufacturing has introduced its 4000AE Drop Deck flatbed trailer designed to haul heavy or awkward loads.

Cummins highlighted the new name at its booth at the Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting. Photo: Deborah Lockridge


Cummins Rebrands as Cummins Integrated Power

Cummins is repositioning itself as Cummins Integrated Power. The new name denotes both the company’s expertise in technology integration and its reach into different alternative fuel segments, including diesel, natural gas, hybrid and battery-electric.

The average sleeper tractor sold at auction in February 2018, J.D. Power found, was 74 months old with 458,697 miles. Photo: Jordon Truck Sales


Used Truck Prices Holding Steady

Used truck prices are holding steady, with supply still dictating pricing. That’s the word from J.D. Power’s Commercial Truck Guidelines for March, which notes that February is the first month in any new year with a high enough volume of used truck auctions to allow analysts to identify market trends.

As truck OEMs use more advanced materials for body surfaces, education and training has become vital for body and paint technicians. Photo: 3M


Keeping Truck Bodies Repaired Is Good for the Bottom Line

Keeping truck cabs in good repair has always been good for a fleet’s image. And today, it’s good for the bottom line as well.

ZF is leveraging technologies from around the world to make commercial vehicles safer, Mitja Schulz said in an exclusive interview with HDT. Photo: Jack Roberts


Q&A: ZF's Emerging Technology Push Gains Steam

ZF has deep roots as a technology pioneer. In this exclusive HDT interview, Mitja Schulz, senior VP and general manager of commercial steering systems for ZF TRW, talks about how the company is serving both North American fleets and OEMs with a growing portfolio of advanced vehicle systems.

The Paccar front axle comes in wide track configurations rated at 20,000 pounds and 22,800 pounds. Photo: Paccar


Kenworth Offers New Standard Track Front Axle Options

Kenworth is offering new standard track options for its Paccar proprietary front axle lineup available for Class 8 vocational models.

February was the fifth consecutive month that trailer orders broke the 30,000 unit mark. Photo: Stoughton


Trailer Orders Fall but Remain Historically High

Trailer orders are expected to hit 32,000 units in February, a number that, if it holds true, would be a record for that month, according to preliminary reports from FTR.

A wide range of engine options that allow fleets to spec for tough applications is one of the top trends in vocational trucking today. Photo: International


3 Ways Vocational Truck Specs are Changing

Vocational fleets are increasingly spec’ing new technologies, options and features to get their work done.

Volvo Trucks' Magnus Koeck talks truck sales. Photo: Today's Trucking


Volvo Trucks Projects 'Very Strong' Class 8 Truck Sales

Volvo Trucks is expecting North American Class 8 truck sales this year to significantly exceed its current official projection of 280,000.

Volvo’s new VNX heavy-haul tractor blends the company's cutting edge tech with tough equipment. Photo: Jack Roberts


Volvo Blends Tech and Tough in New VNX Tractor

Volvo’s new VNX heavy-haul tractor is a perfect example of the trend to blend cutting edge tech with tough. It’s a truck that leverages all of Volvo’s latest technologies with a robust frame, high-horsepower engines, and 125,000 GCWR. Jack Roberts has first impressions.

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