Equipment

News

Strong Production Reduces Class 8 Backlogs

Strong Class 8 production in the Month of September has impacted the backlog and build rate, according to an ACT Research report.

Articles

What's Hot in Medium-Duty for 2018

Big rigs are grabbing all the technology headlines today. But medium-duty truck and van models continue to see improved safety and productivity. Check out HDT's annual round-up of what's new in medium-duty.

Green-painted Hyliion 6X4HE components include the motorized rear axle, lithium-ion battery pack, electronic controls, and electric APU.

News

Electric Axle for Trucks Saves Up to 15% in Fuel, Hyliion Says

The Hyliion 6X4HE system, which includes an electric APU that saves another 12% in fuel, is being tested by three major fleets.

Rolf Lockwood

Articles

Commentary: Let's Look More Closely at Automation in Trucking

As it currently stands, autonomous technology is impractical anywhere except on smooth and easy highways in good weather, says Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood in his October column.

Clif Armstrong Photo: Marangoni Tread North America

News

Marangoni Names Armstrong VP of Business Development

Marangoni Tread North America named Clif Armstrong vice president of business development.

Gerry Mead Photo: Phillips Industries

News

Gerry Mead Joins Phillips Industries

Gerald "Gerry" Mead, formerly executive vice president of maintenance at U.S. Xpress and a recent HDT Truck Fleet Innovator, has joined Phillips Industries as the executive director of innovations.

Products

Stoughton Launches Platinum Series Grain Trailer

Stoughton Trailers has announced its newly designed Platinum Series Grain Trailer, available in eight different models to fit a variety of agriculture needs.

Trailer aerodynamic device include side skirts, pictured here. Photo: Utility Trailer Mfg.

News

Court Battle Erupts over Truck Trailers and GHG/MPG Rule

Court filings have begun to pile up that may ultimately determine the fate of the trailer-related provision within the federal Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards.

Anthony Gansle, Peterbilt’s director of marketing and sales. Photo: Peterbilt

News

Peterbilt's Gansle Named to Used Truck Association Board

Peterbilt has announced that Anthony Gansle, director of marketing and sales, has been elected to the Used Truck Association's board of directors.

Products

Bridgestone Offers Ultra Wide Base Tires for Trucks and Trailers

Bridgestone Americas has launched two ultra wide base tires, the Greatec M835A Ecopia tire for the drive position and the Greatec R197 Ecopia tire for the trailer position.

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