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January 4, 2018

Wabco Expands Africa Offerings

Wabco will expand its services and technological offerings for commercial vehicles in Africa after acquiring the remaining interest of its partnership with Sturrock and Robson Industries.

December 29, 2017

European Fleets to Test Electric Volkswagen Crafter Van

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered battery-electric versions of its Crafter cargo van to an international group of major customers for testing before it is released in September 2018.

December 27, 2017

Westport Supplying Natural Gas Tech to China

Westport Fuel Systems will provide its high pressure direct injection technology, designed to enable heavy-duty trucks to operate on natural gas, to the Chinese market.

December 20, 2017

Wabco Invests $10 Million in Nikola Motor Company

Wabco Holdings has announced a $10 million strategic investment in Nikola Motor Company, manufacturer of the upcoming Nikola One and Nikola Two hydrogen-electric Class 8 trucks.

December 18, 2017

Daimler Names GM of Connected Commercial Vehicle Unit

Daimler has named Volker Hansen as the new general manager for Fleetboard GmbH where he will act as the head of digital solutions and services for commercial vehicles.

December 14, 2017

European Customers Now Running Fuso eCanter Electric Trucks

Daimler Trucks has begun delivering its Fuso eCanter, which it calls the first all-electric truck in regular production, to fleet customers in Europe, the company announced.

December 8, 2017

Is Mexico the Steppingstone to U.S. for Truck OEMs?

Can the presence of German, Chinese, and South Korean OEMs in Mexico tell us anything about the near future of the U.S. truck market? Jack Roberts has more in his Truck Tech blog.

December 7, 2017

Allison Transmission Promotes Szalavari to Lead Global Marketing

Allison Transmission has announced the promotion of Otto Szalavari to managing director of global marketing, a position the company said is instrumental in driving its growth strategy.

November 29, 2017

Freightliner Aims to Stay on Top in Mexico

Freightliner is maintaining an impressive 39% share of the Mexican commercial truck market as 2017 draws to a close — and is looking to build on that standing in 2018. HDT's Jack Roberts reports from Puerto Vallarta.

November 16, 2017

Volvo Trucks Expands Presence in Growing Mexican Market

Volvo Trucks North America is expanding its presence in the growing Mexican truck market, debuting the new VNL long-haul truck and offering the VNR and VAH models for the first time.

November 16, 2017

Volvo Demonstrates Autonomous Truck Technology

The Volvo Group demonstrated a new self-driving truck, designed to travel autonomously from one hub to another, at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in Beijing, China.

November 15, 2017

Daimler Introduces Pair of Mexico-Specific Cabover Trucks

The rollout of two new market-specific cabover trucks in Mexico exemplifies Daimler Trucks overarching strategy of acting globally but thinking locally.

November 15, 2017

Mack Anthem Makes Mexican Debut

Mack’s newest on-highway model, the Anthem, was introduced to Mexican truckers and journalists at the 2107 Expo Transporte show here in Guadalajara.

November 14, 2017

Photos from the Expo Transporte Show in Mexico

Expo Transporte is Mexico's big trucking trade show. You'll see a few names here that you recognize and a few that you won't. You'll even see some products from familiar names that aren’t available here, like a transit bus from International. Photos by Equipment Editor Jim Park and Executive Editor David Cullen.

November 13, 2017

Economic Watch: Global Growth Expected to Hit 3% in 2018

After exceeding expectations in 2017, the global economy is projected to continue its current momentum to generate a 3% growth rate through 2018, according to The Conference Board’s latest Global Economic Outlook.

November 7, 2017

China's JAC Motors Launches Electric Truck Line

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

October 30, 2017

Accuride Reorganizes to Support Global Expansion

Accuride Corporation has realigned its organizational structure and made key appointments for its executive leadership team to support the company’s expansion as a global supplier of wheels and wheel end solutions.

October 23, 2017

Element Fleet Management Canada Names President

Element Fleet Management Canada has promoted its former chief commercial officer to the role of president.

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.

October 16, 2017

Daimler AG Aiming to Get More Nimble at Selling Trucks and Cars

Germany’s Daimler AG has announced that it is considering a new corporate structure that it expects would make the company more responsive to rapidly changing marketplace developments.

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