Equipment

Drivers like the yard truck's quiet operation. Photo: Orange EV

News

Electric Yard Truck Deployed to McDonald's Distribution Network

Orange EV and The Anderson DuBose Company have deployed the first all-electric Class 8 yard truck in the McDonald’s distribution network.

Although the use of electric trucks will likely rise in the coming years, diesel will remain the fuel of choice for fleets, said analyst Rick Mihelic. Photo: Mercedes Benz

News

Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?

Transportation analyst Rick Mihelic says electric powertrains and autonomous vehicles will only be the beginning of the changes fleets will have to deal with in the near-term future.

Cummins has developed an electric technology demonstration vehicle. Photos: Jim Park

News

Cummins Taking Long View on Alternative Power

Cummins sees itself as a technology company that has been very successful in commercializing diesel power. Through decades of change and disruption, the company has adapted and moved ahead. The next wave of change is no different, and Cummins believes the outcome will be no different.

Products

Truck-Lite Offers Rigid LED Fog and Scene Lights

Truck-Lite has added an SAE-compliant LED fog light and an LED scene light to its Truck-Lite by Rigid product offering.

Videos

On the Spot: Cummins Electric Daycab Tractor [Video]

Julie Furber, executive director of electrification business at Cummins, gives Equipment Editor Jim Park details and specs of the company’s first all-electric heavy-duty truck.

Photo: Optronics

News

Optronics Adds SuperLamp to More Lighting Options

Optronics International plans to make LED SuperLamp technology available on a variety of lamp products, including headlamps, back-up lamps, marker/clearance lamps, and work lamps, as well as interior cab and trailer lighting.

Photo of Chevrolet Low Cab Forward courtesy of GM.

News

GM Offers Standard 5/100 Warranty on Gasoline Cabovers

General Motors has begun offering a standard 5-year or 100,000-mile warranty with its gasoline-powered Chevrolet Low Cab Forward trucks to qualified fleet customers, which would make it the only cab-over-engine manufacturer to offer these terms without an extended warranty.

A single index finger was all that was needed to whip this Peterbilt through a Figure-8 course with ZF's Reax steering system. Photo: Jack Roberts

Articles

Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System

A new electronic steering augmentation system from ZF can help drivers reduce stress while boosting safety.

California legislators may soon target older diesel trucks in a new round of tough state emissions regulations. Photo: Jim Park

News

California Gears up for Stricter Diesel Truck Emissions Regulations

Diesel-powered trucks appear to be in the crosshairs once again as California legislators, citing overwhelming public support, call for even tougher emissions regulations.

The Cummins Urban Hauler EV is an all-electric, Class 7 day cab tractor designed for urban delivery, drayage and port facility applications. Photo: Jim Park

News

Cummins Unveils Class 7 All-Electric Daycab Tractor

Cummins has beaten Tesla to the punch with its unveiling of a new, all-electric truck, dubbed the Urban Hauler EV.

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