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February 27, 2017

Daimler Taps Daum to Head Global Truck & Bus Business

Martin Daum, president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, has been named to head the Daimler’s global trucks and bus operations.

February 24, 2017

Waymo Sues Uber, Otto, Alleging Stolen Autonomous Technology

Alphabet’s self-driving car unit Waymo is suing Uber and its Otto autonomous trucking subsidiary for stealing the company’s autonomous vehicle sensor technology. Alphabet is also the parent company of Google.

February 22, 2017

Goodyear's Raw Material Costs Increase $300M in 3 Weeks

Tire makers worldwide are citing rising raw material costs as the driver of their price increases. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. painted a picture of just how extreme the increases have been so far — using words like “volatile” and “unpredictable."

February 15, 2017

DB Schenker Buys Stake in Online Freight-Matching Company uShip

Global logistics company DB Schenker reportedly is taking a $25 million stake in U.S.-based uShip, which uses online technology to match freight shippers and carriers.

February 6, 2017

Scania Expanding Thailand Operations

Sweden-based truck maker Scania AB is expanding its industrial and commercial operations in Thailand.

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.

December 30, 2016

Renault Trucks Signs Agreements with Iranian Vehicle Importer

Renault Trucks has signed to agreements with Iranian importer Arya Diesel Motors.

December 16, 2016

Commentary: Europe is Different

What are the differences between trucks and trucking in North America versus Europe? Try to drive a long-nose conventional on roads that were conceived in the year 1403.

December 9, 2016

Daimler: Mexico a 'Land of Opportunity'

Daimler Trucks North America sees opportunity in Mexico – but challenges include new emissions standards and volatile currency.

December 8, 2016

Truck Technology Is Global and Local

Even as innovative technologies leap borders, the engineering focus of truck builders and suppliers remains fixed on meeting the needs of local markets.

December 2, 2016

Four Global Cities to Ban Diesel Vehicles by 2025

The mayors of Paris, Mexico City, Madrid, and Athens have pledged to ban diesel vehicles from their cities by 2025 in an effort to improve air quality.

November 29, 2016

Volvo Does it Again With Paraglider Video

In Volvo's latest promotional stunt video, the goal is to maintain a precise speed that allows pro paraglider Guillaume Galvani to stay in flight behind the Volvo FH rig on a highway in the Croatian Alps.

November 1, 2016

Continental Safety Technologies Help Build Road to Autonomous Vehicles

Continental recently showed off systems that will help truck makers meet safety needs down the road, whether pushed by regulations or customer demand, as well as pave the way toward autonomous vehicles.

September 27, 2016

Chinese Truck Maker Teams With Daimler, Cummins to Launch Global Super Truck Line

Chinese truck manufacturer Foton Motor has launched three fuel-efficient trucks under the Super Truck line in collaboration with Daimler, Cummins and several German component suppliers.

September 22, 2016

Daimler: Electric Delivery Trucks, Vans on the Way for U.S.

Daimler plans to introduce two new electric commercial vehicles into the U.S. in the next few years, it announced at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany, while also showing off a highly connected and efficient electric concept truck.

September 21, 2016

Thermo King Introduces Smarter, Efficient Refrigeration Unit

Thermo King introduced the SLXi platform of single- and multi-temperature trailer refrigeration units, developed with a focus on unit intelligence, communication, fuel consumption and temperature management.

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 26, 2016

Volvo's Iron Knight Truck Sets New Speed Record

Volvo is again using high-profile stunts and viral video to highlight its engineering skills, and the latest is The Iron Knight, the world’s fastest truck, breaking the record set by a previous special Volvo truck.

August 24, 2016

Scania Introduces New Model 10 Years in the Making

Swedish truck maker Scania is introducing a new range of trucks that it is calling the result of the largest investment in the company’s history.

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