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December 5, 2017

FCCC Head Carson Named to Lead Western Star Trucks

Daimler Trucks North America has announced that David Carson, current president of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, has been appointed president of Western Star Trucks and chief diversity officer of DTNA.

November 7, 2017

China's JAC Motors Launches Electric Truck Line

China’s JAC Motors recently launched a JAC Electric Trucks operation.

October 19, 2017

Foton, Cummins Cooperating on China Super Truck Program

China’s Foton Motor and Cummins have signed a memorandum of cooperation around the launch of the second stage of the China Super Truck program.

September 13, 2017

Steelworkers Union Attacks ITC's Handling of Chinese Tire Tariffs

Attorneys for the United Steelworkers have laid out their case with the ways they believe the International Trade Commission erred in February when it didn’t order tariffs on truck and bus tires from China.

August 24, 2017

Chinese Company to Test Autonomous Trucks in Arizona

TuSimple, a Chinese autonomous truck startup, has chosen Tucson, Arizona, as the site of its autonomous truck development and testing.

August 8, 2017

Are European Truck Makers Poised for Big Gains in China?

A new report from Bain Insights indicates that 20% of Chinese fleets plan to upgrade to European-built trucks within three years.

June 1, 2017

UPS Inks Joint Venture with a Top Chinese Courier

UPS has announced that it will join with one of the leading courier delivery services in China to develop and provide international delivery services initially from China to the U.S., but with expansion plans for other destinations.

April 19, 2017

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.

April 18, 2017

Where Did the North Koreans Get Those Missile-Toting Trucks?

Where did North Korea get its trucks and trailers to haul weapons? On the internet there are reports that the trucks and tractor-trailers were made in China, with – yikes! -- American and German components. Tom Berg explores the question in the Trailer Talk blog.

April 4, 2017

Hints of a Hyper-Competitive Future

In his Truck Tech blog, HDT's Jack Roberts asks, "Could Chinese cars on Irish roads spell trouble for U.S. automakers?"

March 15, 2017

Chinese Truck Tire Investigation Shows ‘Pervasive Underselling at High Margins’

The International Trade Commission says there’s evidence of “significant” underselling of Chinese truck and bus tires from 2013 to 2015 – yet the ITC voted not to impose tariffs on those imported tires. What's behind their decision?

February 23, 2017

Commission Ends Tariffs on Truck Tires From China

The International Trade Commission upended the Chinese tire tariff investigation by voting against imposing tariffs on the products.

January 11, 2017

Scania Tests Autonomous Platooning in Singapore

Scania will design a full-scale autonomous truck platooning operation, based on its own advanced technology, which will use public roads while transporting containers between port terminals in Singapore.

January 3, 2017

China Paving a Way for Autonomous Trucks

With cooperation from the Chinese government, TuSimple, a Chinese autonomous driving startup, has signed an agreement that will allow it to test autonomous trucks on public roads by Oct. 2017.

October 12, 2016

DOC Miscalculation Raises Tariffs on Truck Tires From China

The U.S. Department of Commerce has admitted to a miscalculation in its preliminary anti-dumping tariff rate for truck tires imported from China, raising the rates of every manufacturer and importer to 30.36% - nearly 10 points higher than the initial calculation.

September 22, 2016

EDI Acquires $15M Financing for PHEVs, EVs

Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI) has closed initial funds in its Series C financing round toward funding the company's PHEV and EV solutions, and is is forecasted to close in Q4 2016 at $15 million.

September 1, 2016

BYD, Beijing Sanitation Group Launch Electric Trucks

BYD Company Ltd. and the Beijing Environmental Sanitation Engineering Group have launched a pure electric sanitation truck lineup with a total of 26 models to serve the city’s administration.

August 29, 2016

DOC Says 40% Tariffs Due on Truck Tires From China

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) says truck and bus tire manufacturers in China are dumping tires in the U.S. at less than fair market value, and those tires should be subject to tariffs of at least 20%. The tariffs are retroactive.

July 27, 2016

China Looks to Revive the Silk Road with UN Agreement

China has taken a key step toward developing an international economic corridor for trade with the European Union and the rest of the world with the ratification of the United Nations TIR Convention.

July 6, 2016

Department of Commerce Recommends Tariffs on Chinese Tires

Commercial truck and bus tires imported from China are benefitting from subsidies from the Chinese government, and as a result the U.S. Department of Commerce says those tires should be subject to tariffs up to 23%.

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