June 2016, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Rolf Lockwood
With almost one-third lower fuel consumption. Volvo Trucks’ new concept vehicle shows how it is possible to drastically boost productivity in long-haul operations.
Tags: Fuel Economy, Global, Volvo Group, Concept Vehicles
April 2016, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
The platooning idea has been around for ages, though you could be excused for thinking it's a new development, given all the attention it's been getting lately. It's not even close to being new.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Truck Platooning, Autonomous Vehicles, Global, Connected Vehicle Technology
December 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Deborah Lockridge
This summer, Wabco Holdings named Jon Morrison president of its Americas business unit. He has spent 30 years in the global transportation industry and most recently served as president, North America for American Axle & Manufacturing. We sat down with him to find out more about his first few months in the position.
Tags: Global, Wabco, Collision Avoidance, Q&A, Air Disc Brakes
August 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jim Park
For a sneak peek at the next generation of the DD13, look to the latest new engine from Mercedes-Benz in Europe.
Tags: Emissions, Mercedes-Benz, Diesel Engines, Europe, Engines, Global, Daimler Trucks North America
July 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Sven-Erik Lindstrand
At a large driving demonstration with some 20 Mercedes Arocs construction trucks in various configurations, Daimler recently showed off its new hydraulically operated front-wheel drive, named HAD, plus a new Turbo Retarder Clutch from Voith.
Tags: Daimler Trucks, Global
March 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Chris Villavarayan tells HDT about his first year as president of Meritor Americas, Meritor's latest axle and tire inflation news, the global business and more.
Tags: Meritor, Axles, Global, Technology & Maintenance Council, Automatic Tire Inflation Systems
December 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Volvo Truck claims to be first in the world to launch a dual-clutch automated mechanical transmission in heavy trucks. HDT European Editor Sven-Erik Lindstrand takes it for a spin.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Transmissions, Global, Volvo I-Shift, Automated Manual Transmissions
June 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Volkwagen's takeover of Scania may seem like it should only matter to Europeans, but the German automaker's goal is to be able to compete in commercial vehicles alongside global rivals Volvo and Daimler. North America is likely in its game plan.
Tags: Volkswagen, Scania, Global, MAN, Paccar, Navistar, Integration
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