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Peterbilt Makes Rear Disc Brakes Standard on Model 579

Peterbilt Motors Company has announced that rear disc brakes are now available on its Model 579, completing the standardization of disc brakes for this truck.

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PepsiCo Orders 100 Tesla Semis

PepsiCo is the latest large fleet to make a significant investment in the recently announced Tesla Semi electric heavy-duty truck, reportedly ordering 100 vehicles.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

Image courtesy of Rainier Truck & Chassis LLC

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Rainier Truck Targets 2018 Launch

Rainier Truck & Chassis LLC announced that it is set to reboot sales and products with a target production launch of summer 2018 for its Class 4-5 and Class 6-7 truck models.

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