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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.

Rolf Lockwood

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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.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted today that his company would unveil a new, electric, autonomous truck this September. Photo: Jack Roberts

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Tesla Gets Set to Run with the Big Rigs with Electric Truck

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tease-tweets an all-new, electric, autonomous semi truck set to be unveiled this September.

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Stoughton Buys Land to Support Manufacturing Operations

Stoughton Trailers has purchased approximately 17 acres of vacant real estate in the City of Brodhead, Wisconsin, in support of its manufacturing plant located directly across the street.

Volvo says its new VNR model, to be launched later this month, is indicative of the company&#39;s design philsophy today.<br />Photo: Volvo Trucks North America

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Volvo Trucks to Launch Regional VNR Model

Saying it will "change antiquated perceptions of what trucks should look like," Volvo Trucks North America will launch its new VNR Regional Haul truck at the ExpoCam show in Montreal later this month, with new streamlined experior styling and features such as a steering wheel that tilts like a car’s.

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Pressure Systems International Buys Truck System Technologies

San Antonio-based Pressure Systems International has acquired Truck System Technologies, a provider of tire-pressure monitoring and mobile-asset management systems technology.

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