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Meritor Invests in TransPower to Accelerate Electric Platform Development

Meritor announced a strategic investment in TransPower, an electrification technology for large commercial vehicles, to help speed the development of its electric vehicle platforms.

House members listen to Greer Woodruff, senior vice president of safety, security and driver personnel at J.B. Hunt. Photo via ATA Twitter feed.

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House Committee Hears Testimony on Autonomous Truck Tech

During a House subcommittee hearing on emerging transportation technology Thursday, representatives found themselves pondering the societal impact autonomous vehicles may have on American workers.

Otto Szalavari Photo: Allison Transmission

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Allison Transmission Promotes Szalavari to Lead Global Marketing

Allison Transmission has announced the promotion of Otto Szalavari to managing director of global marketing, a position the company said is instrumental in driving its growth strategy.

The L-series truck Photo: Scania

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Scania Rolls Out Future-Oriented Urban Hauler

Scania has introduced its new regional truck in two versions for the European market, both designed for fuel efficient, low carbon operation in urban use.

Wabco's Jon Morrison at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show earlier this fall. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

Articles

Jon Morrison on Wabco's Technology Strategy

Wabco is increasing its presence in the North American market and working to push the implementation of advanced driver assistance systems. HDT's Deborah Lockridge recently sat down with Wabco chief Jon Morrison to discuss the changes.

Anhesuer-Busch has ordered 40 Tesla Semi trucks as part of its ongoing sustainable transportion strategy. Photo: Jack Roberts

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Anheuser-Busch Orders 40 Tesla Semi Tractors

Anheuser-Busch said 40 new Tesla Semi tractors will help the company meet its sustainable transportation goal to reduce its carbon footprint by 30% by 2025.

Products

Yokohama Offers Fuel Efficient Long-Haul Drive Tire

Yokohama Tire Corporation has launched the TY577 MC² fuel efficient, SmartWay verified long-haul drive tire.

ATD Senior Director Barbara Robinson presents the trophy for the 2017 Truck Dealer of the Year to winner Robert Nuss. Photo: Bob Brown

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ATD 2018 Truck Dealer of the Year Nominees Revealed

The American Truck Dealers, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, and Procede Software have announced the nominees for the 2018 Truck Dealer of the Year – a national award that recognizes commercial-truck dealers for business performance, industry leadership, and community service.

Photo via Sheehy Mail Contractors

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Mail Contractor Touts Low Carbon Footprint of ISL G Engine

Sheehy Mail Contractors announced that it is testing the Cummins-Westport ISL G Near Zero natural gas engine using renewable natural gas, which the company said will produce the lowest carbon footprint of any modern-day fuel.

Berend Bracht. Photo courtesy Bendix.

Articles

Q&A: Bendix's Bracht on the Changing Truck Industry

We recently caught up with Berend Bracht, president and CEO of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, at an industry event to talk about his first two years on the job in a rapidly changing industry, from electrification to connectivity to automation.

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