Equipment

Photo of Chevrolet Low Cab Forward models courtesy of GM.

News

Chevrolet Low Cab Forward Upfitters Announced

General Motors has struck ship-thru deals with Morgan Corp. and Supreme Corp. to add bodies to the first Chevrolet Low Cab Forward trucks expected to arrive in late August, according to a General Motors Fleet sales manager.

Henrik Henriksson, CEO of Scania, said autonomous trucks in the first round will go to the mining industry. Photo: Sven-Erik Lindstrand

News

Sneak Preview of the World’s Largest Truck Show

Connected and autonomous vehicle technology, as well as electric power, are three disruptive technologies that will highlight the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in September in Germany.

Photo: Stoughton Trailers

News

Stoughton Lease to Offer New Trailers in Oklahoma, Tennessee

Stoughton Trailers announced that affiliate company Stoughton Lease will sell new Stoughton Trailers through its branch locations in Purcell, Okla., and White Pine, Tenn.

Scania trucks from Sweden are among the commercial vehicles imported to Britain from EU member states. Photo: Lee Bristol via Flickr under Creative Commons license.

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German VDA Warns Against Post-Brexit Customs Barriers

Germany's automotive industry association, VDA, cautioned against any European Union imposition of customs barriers following the UK's decision to exit the European Union.

Products

Air Lift Offers Air Spring Kits for Ram ProMaster

Air Lift Company is offering a version of its LoadLifter 5000 and LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate adjustable air spring kits for Ram ProMasters models.

The National Research Council of Canada studied 30% scale models in its 29-foot wind tunnel. Photo: National Research Council of Canada

Articles

7 Ways Aerodynamics Save Fuel

Everyone knows reducing aerodynamic drag saves fuel, but figuring out which aero devices make sense is a challenge. A multi-year Canadian study offers insight into which types of devices and combinations provide the greatest benefits.

Photo: Foesel Tire

News

Marangoni Adds St. Louis Dealer to Retread Network

Froesel Tire of St. Louis, Mo., has become a member of Marangoni Tread North America's family of independent retreaders.

News

Trailers Orders Down 14% in May

Trailer orders fell nearly 14% month over month in May, coming close to earlier projections for a seasonal slowdown.

News

Used Class 8 Sales Take a Steep Downturn

Used Class 8 same-dealer truck sales volumes took a steep downturn in May, declining by 18% compared to April, according to ACT Research.

XD's maximum payload is 2,091 pounds and max tow rating is 12,314 pounds, Nissan said. This truck had 850 pounds of bagged gravel and about 600 pounds of people aboard, yet accelerated very well. Photos: Tom Berg

Articles

Test Drive: Nissan’s Titan XD Gas

What does it take for a pickup to be considered “American”? Nissan is a Japanese company, but its Titan XD is American all the way through.

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