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Morgan Offers Mid-Temp NexGen Truck Body

Morgan Corporation has expanded its NexGen product line of truck bodies to include a medium- or mid-temp unit that is geared towards markets that require consistent temperatures from 35 through 75-degrees Fahrenheit.

Products

Oliver Rubber Launches Wide-Base Retread for Line Haul

Oliver Rubber has launched the Oliver Ultra Low Profile Vantage Drive, a new SmartWay-verified, wide-base drive-axle position retread for line haul and regional applications.

Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) at a U.S. Senate Commerce Committee hearing. Photo: Office of Sen. John Thune

News

Senate to Hold Hearing on Automated Trucks

On Sept. 13, Sen. John Thune of South Dakota will convene a hearing to examine the potential benefits and impacts of automated commercial vehicles.

Gene Hedbany Photo: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America

News

Fuso Promotes Hedbany to Manager, Field Services

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America promoted Gene Hedbany from product support manager to a new position as manager, field services.

The newly upgraded International LoneStar is now available with the Cummins X15 engine as an option. Photo: International

News

International Announces LoneStar Upgrades Ahead of NACV Show

International said it has upgraded its flagship LoneStar Class 8 tractors to improve driver comfort and safety while boosting fuel economy.

The Volvo VNL 740 tractor tested by Jack Roberts featured a 70-inch high-rise sleeper, a 424-hp D13 Volvo engine with compounded turbocharger and predictive cruise control. Photos: Jack Roberts

Articles

Test Drive: Volvo’s Not-So-Vanilla VNL

Volvo took everything it has learned about tractor aerodynamics, powertrains and driver comfort and safety over the past 20 years and distilled those lessons into the new Volvo VNL. Find out what Jack Roberts thinks of it after a test drive.

Stefan Pies, Henning O. Bruns, Bob Riley, and Joel Demelza break ground on a new logistics center at the Cleveland, N.C. Truck Plant. (Photo courtesy of DTNA)

News

DTNA Breaks Ground on Logistics Center

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) broke ground, paving the way for a modern logistics center at its Cleveland, N.C. truck manufacturing plant.

Products

Double Coin Introduces Tire for Intermodal Industry

Double Coin and CMA have introduced the IM105 Intermodal radial tire, designed for intermodal container chassis providers, manufacturers, and the intermodal freight industry.

Photo: Navistar

News

International Takes New A26 Engine on Tour

International Truck is taking its new A26 12.4L engine on the road to dealers throughout the North America, training them as well as customers on the new

Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor used to demonstrate Daimler’s Highway Pilot Connect autonomous technology on German roads. Photo: David Cullen

News

Self-Driving Trucks Need to Gain Traction on Capitol Hill

Despite the argument that some sort of self-driving truck will become an everyday reality before any self-driving car does, legislation that would ease the application of autonomous driving technology to commercial trucks has so far failed to gain traction on Capitol Hill.

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