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A classic glut has created a buyer's market for good quality, low-mileage Class 8 tractors. Photo: Ritchie Bros.

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Fleets Bear the Pain in Bull Market for Used Trucks

Industry experts say a glut of used trucks remains on the market and, in extreme cases, some fleets actually owe more for equipment than it is now worth on the secondary market.

Average wholesale selling prices for four to seven year old Class 4 and Class 6 trucks (Source: JD Power)

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Medium-Duty Truck Resale Holding Up

Generally, medium-duty segments are holding up well, with cabovers and lighter GVW conventional trucks performing the best.

Screenshot via Haldex.com

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Haldex Updates Website for Ease of Use

Haldex has rolled out its updated website, designed to be easier to use for customers looking to place orders and search for parts.

Image via Ancra

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Ancra Partnership Brings Preinstalled Captive Beam Decking System

Ancra International has partnered with CellTech Metals to provide a new category of bonded truck and trailer wall systems.

Bill Rethwisch's 2016 Peterbilt 389 won Best of Show at this year's SuperRigs competition. Photos: Shell Rotella

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Peterbilt 389 Wins $15K and Best of Show at Shell Rotella SuperRigs

Bill Rethwisch of Tomah, Wis., won this year’s Best of Show honors with his 2016 Peterbilt 389 at the 35th Annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition.

The new hybrid-electric drive system is designed to work with Mercedes Benz diesel-powered Sisu Polar truck models. Photo: Sisu Auto

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Finnish Companies to Develop Hybrid Powertrain For Heavy Trucks

A new electric-hybrid parallel power system unveiled by Visedo and Sisu Auto is designed to work with Mercedes-Benz OM471 and OM473 diesel engines. The diesel engine is the primary power source, with the electric motor kicking in during peak energy demand periods.

Mack exectives (l-r) John Walsh, Jonathan Randall, and Denny Slagle. Photo: David Cullen

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Mack Trucks' Slagle is Bullish on Class 8 Truck Market

The head of Mack Trucks regards the state of the heavy-duty truck market as solid. “Everyone in the industry has succeeded in bringing inventory down to safe levels,” Dennis Slagle, president of Mack Trucks and Volvo Group executive vice president, said at a May 18 media briefing.

Photo: Volvo Group

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Volvo Tests Self-Driving Refuse Truck in Urban Environment

Volvo Group is working with Swedish waste and recycling company Renova to test an autonomous, self-driving refuse truck in an urban environment.

Infographic lays out how EU’s Vecto computer simulation tool functions. Image: ACEA

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New EU Rule Aims to Boost Transparency of Truck MPG

A new European Union procedure for determining emissions of the greenhouse gas CO2 from new trucks has won praise from a key industry group for its expected positive impact on transparency.

Uber's Anthony Levandowski, co-founder of the autonomous trucking startup Otto, shares video of a truck with no driver. Photo: Evan Lockridge

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Uber Granted Key Win in Self-Driving Lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled that Uber is allowed to continue developing its self-driving technology during a legal battle with Waymo over stolen technology – but Anthony Levandowski, who started up an autonomous truck company later bought by Uber, can't be part of it.

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