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Focus On... Volvo VNL Exterior Features [Video]

There’s a new truck in the Volvo VNL lineup for every application. Each model features big gains in aerodynamics and fuel efficiency. In this video Equipment Editor Jim Park examines some of those exterior features that put the VNL at the top of its class.   

Photo: Nikola Motor Company

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ACT to Study Potential of Electric Truck Market

ACT Research has announced that it is developing a multi-client study, examining the market potential in the U.S. and Canada for electric medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles through 2035.

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Used Class 8 Truck Sales Hit Best Mark of 2017

Class 8 same dealer used truck volumes continued to climb in October, with the best month of 2017 so far, according to ACT Research.

Enviro Recyclers Inc. uses East Genesis smooth-sided aluminum refuse trailers like this one to haul trash and recycling. Photo: East Manufacturing

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Refuse Fleet Depends on Aluminum Trailers

A variety of trailers serve a growing Georgia business, but the light weight and strength of aluminum trailers allow for higher payloads for the refuse hauler.

Photo: Lockheed Martin

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Lockheed Martin Tests Autonomous System for Military Convoys

Lockheed Martin’s Autonomous Mobility Applique System has logged more than 55,000 miles in testing, during the U.S. Army’s Extended Warfighter Experiment at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and Fort Bliss, Texas.

There will be no mistaking an Anthem when you see one coming down the road. Mack has dumped the conservative Pinnacle set-back axle model in favor of this show-stopper. Photos: Jim Park

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Test Drive: Bold New Look for an Old Dog

There will be no mistaking an Anthem when you see one coming down the road. Mack has dumped the conservative Pinnacle set-back axle model in favor of this show-stopper, writes Jim Park in this Test Drive.

LaTres Jarrett Photo: Bridgestone

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Bridgestone Names New Bandag Marketing Director

Bridgestone Americas has named LaTres Jarrett as director, marketing for Bandag, the Bridgestone business dedicated to the research, development, and manufacturing of retreads.

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On the Spot: Mexico's Expo Transporte Trade Show [Video]

Expo Transporte is a trucking trade show in Mexico that featured vehicles and exhibits from some of the largest manufacturers in the U.S., Europe and Asia, showing off their options for the Latin American market. Equipment Editor Jim Park was on hand to cover the show.

Photo: Tesla

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Tesla Lists Electric Truck at $150K for Base Model

Tesla has posted the prices for its upcoming electric truck, the Tesla Semi, showing an expected price of $150,000 for the base model. A version with a longer range will start at $180,000.

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New Tech, New Challenges for Axles & Suspensions

As the trucking industry moves into the future, even the most basic components can be subject to new operational demands. Here’s how heavy-duty axle manufacturers are responding.

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