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News

Medium-Duty Truck Values Stumble This Summer

As the summer season continues, one trend is emerging for medium-duty trucks — declining auction prices, according to Black Book’s August Specialty Markets report.

Note the eNow solar panel on the roof fairing of this MVT rig. Photo courtesy MVT.

Articles

Mesilla Valley Adopts Auxiliary Solar System

Mesilla Valley Transportation recently purchased close to 1,000 eNow solar auxiliary energy systems for its Navistar trucks. The pioneering fleet discovered benefits beyond reduced idling.

In an interview with VW's Inside magazine, CEO Herbert Diess said Tesla is the company's main competitor today. Photo: Volkswagen

News

VW CEO: Tesla Among Our Top Competitors

In the "old world," VW CEO Herbert Diess watched and worried about Toyota and Hyundai. Today he's keeping an eye on a new American automaker.

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News

Heil Trailer's Radish to Head Sister Operation Kalyn Siebert

Heil Trailer International sister company Kalyn Siebert has appointed Jake Radish as its new president.

Videos

Focus On… Volvo VNR 300 [Video]

The VNR 300 is the first brand new truck from Volvo in more than 20 years - a smooth, quiet and maneuverable regional truck. Equipment Editor Jim Park takes the daycab model for a spin in a city setting in this video.  

The T-Pod is an all-electric autonomous truck capable of running 124 miles on a single battery charge. Photo: Einride

News

No Cab? No Driver? No Problem

A Swedish startup has unveiled a prototype electric truck that doesn't require a driver. In fact, there's not even a cab for a driver to sit in.

Volkswagen has been a major shareholder in International since purchasing a $250 million stake in the company last year. Photo: International

News

Volkswagen Acquires More Navistar Shares in Series of July Trades

Volkswagen quietly invested approximately $11,263,489 in Navistar International stock last month.

Navistar's N9 Engine Photo: Navistar

News

Navistar to End 9/10L Engine Production by 2018

Navistar has announced that it will cease production of its medium-duty 9- and 10L engines at the company’s Melrose Park, Illinois, facility by the second quarter of 2018.

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News

Craftsmen Utility Trailer Opens Iowa Location

Craftsmen Utility Trailer, a Utility trailer dealership, has completed development its new facility in Davenport, Iowa.

The view into the interior of the 3D printer shows the first printed thermostat covers, which are still connected to the work platform. After removal of the platform and support structure, the aluminium/silicon metallic powder is removed by suction, sieved, cleaned and ecologically fed back into the recycling system. Photo: Daimler

News

Daimler Produces its First 3D-Printed Metal Part

In Europe, Mercedes-Benz Trucks has printed its first spare part made of metal that has passed all stages of the company’s quality assurance process.

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