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Volvo Details 'Versatile' New VNR Regional Tractor

After unveiling its new VNR regional tractor, Volvo Trucks provided more details at the ExpoCam truck show in Montreal.

International RH Series regional-haul tractor. Photos: International Trucks

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International Reveals RH Regional Tractor; Designed with Driver Input

International Truck has launched the RH Series, a new Class 8 regional- haul tractor that the OEM said was designed with driver input to help improve uptime, visibility, and fuel economy over similarly equipped models.

Volvo's VNR 300 regional truck launched in Montreal on April 19, 2017. Photo by Jim Park

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Volvo Unveils VNR Regional Tractor

Volvo Trucks North America Wednesday launched a new regional truck, the VNR, to address what it believes is tremendous growth potential in regional and short-haul markets. Volvo says this truck will meet the needs of beverage haulers, grocery distributors, fuel haulers and many others engaged in local, regional and short-haul service.

CNHTC/Sinotruk HOWO A7 tractor. Photo: CNHTC

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Allison Inks Strategic Partnership with China Truck Builder

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. and China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Corp. Ltd. have agreed “to explore a strategic partnership to optimize fully automatic transmission technologies for the Chinese market.

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Xantrex Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Freedom Inverter

Xantrex produced its first Freedom Inverter 25 years ago for recreational vehicles, but quickly found a market for heavy-duty trucks with sleepers.

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Commentary: Clean Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles: Are We There Yet?

How far away is truly clean hydrogen power? We're getting closer, thinks Contributing Executive Editor Rolf Lockwood.

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Despite Seasonal Decline, Trailer Orders Stay Strong

Despite falling compared to the previous month, net trailer orders in March remained robust, posting significant gains compared to last year.

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Carrier Transicold to Buy Westport’s APU Business for $70M

Carrier Transicold has signed an agreement to acquire certain IMPCO road and rail transport product lines, including the ComfortPro auxiliary power unit business, from Westport Fuel Systems.

Daimler says a new logistics center in Gaffney, S.C., will boost a number of key business operations for FCCC. (Photo: DTNA)

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Freightliner Custom Chassis Building $22M Logistics Facility

A new logistics facility is the centerpiece of a $22.7 million investment expected to affect a number of key business operations for FCCC.

FMCSA will webcast its listening session from Atlanta on April 24. Photo: Peterbilt

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FCMSA to Hold Autonomous Vehicle Listening Session in Atlanta

How do you inspect an autonomous truck? That and other questions are on the minds of federal officials who scheduled a listening session, amid speculation the DOT is preparing to issue guidelines for autonomous vehicle use – perhaps before year's end.

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