February 23, 2016
Mercedes-Benz Trucks has approved an alternative biodiesel fuel known as hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) for its trucks with heavy-duty (OM 470 or OM 471) engines as well as medium-duty (OM 936 or OM 934) variants.
February 9, 2016
In an interview with Bloomberg, the head of Volkswagen’s truck business said the U.S. and China are among key regions for possible expansion.
February 5, 2016
The parent company to Volvo, Mack and other truck brands is back in the black, according to earnings reports released Friday, but it plans to cut U.S. production as it nears the end of a four-year cost cutting plan.
The International Trade Commission is looking into whether it should impose anti-dumping and countervailing duties, or tariffs, on truck and bus tires made in China.
February 4, 2016
Profit for engine maker Cummins fell sharply in the final quarter of last year due to lower global demand, leading it to scale down plans for its new light-duty engines in North America, while Daimler AG saw record profits for 2015,
January 27, 2016
The Volvo Group is reorganizing based on truck brand, a move the Sweden-based global truck and engine maker says “offers clearer commercial accountability” for the group’s various truck brands.
December 8, 2015
This summer, Wabco Holdings named Jon Morrison president of its Americas business unit. He has spent 30 years in the global transportation industry and most recently served as president, North America for American Axle & Manufacturing. We sat down with him to find out more about his first few months in the position.
November 18, 2015
Iveco's new medium-duty Eurocargo has been chosen by European commercial vehicle journalists as International Truck of the Year 2016.
November 16, 2015
Accuride announced Monday that it has realigned its organization and upgraded its leadership team to support the company’s plans to grow as a supplier of wheel-end products to the global commercial vehicle industry.
November 3, 2015
MAN Truck & Bus is teaming up with Volkswagen to add a new light commercial van to its product lineup, making the German-based company a full-range supplier offering commercial vehicles between 3 and 44 tons.
October 29, 2015
The value of freight moved between the U.S. and its neighbors Canada and Mexico fell in August, totaling $92.4 billion, thanks largely to the drop in fuel and oil prices moved by pipeline and vessel.
October 27, 2015
Martin Lundstedt, Volvo Group’s new president and CEO, held his first press meeting on his first morning on the new job Oct. 22 – and chose to do it outside of the usual corporate setting.
October 2, 2015
In Germany Oct. 2, Daimler Trucks ran a real-world test of what it says is the first series-production truck to operate on an automated basis on the highway, albeit with special permitting and a police escort. Reuters has this video.
August 31, 2015
Several news reports in the past week indicate that progress is being made on the road to autonomous commercial trucks.
August 21, 2015
For a sneak peek at the next generation of the DD13, look to the latest new engine from Mercedes-Benz in Europe.
July 8, 2015
At a large driving demonstration with some 20 Mercedes Arocs construction trucks in various configurations, Daimler recently showed off its new hydraulically operated front-wheel drive, named HAD, plus a new Turbo Retarder Clutch from Voith.
June 30, 2015
Andreas Renschler, the former head of commercial trucks for Daimler who went to work heading up Volkswagen's commercial truck operations earlier this year, has been appointed as the new chairman of the board of Scania.
June 29, 2015
Memphis, Tenn.-based third party logistics provider ReTrans Inc. is being purchased by the Kuehne Nagel Group, the latest in a series of moves by companies extending their reach into trans-Atlantic freight.
June 25, 2015
Vision 2020 is a blueprint for building SmartWay's reputation and outreach to increase fuel efficiency and cut “black carbon” emissions worldwide.
June 11, 2015
Next year, Sweden-based truck and bus maker Scania will start testing electric trucks on an electric road.
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