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October 3, 2017

On the Spot: The Inaugural NACV Show [Video]

The inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle show aimed to bring a new type of trucking show to the continent, a more international, technology-focused show. Did it succeed? Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge gives her overview of the new industry show.  

December 22, 2016

Trailers the European Way

European designs are often more elegant (or complex, depending on how you look at it), but these features add functionality to products.

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.

October 31, 2016

Eaton Showcases Near- and Far-Future Technology

You may think of Eaton as primarily a transmission company, but at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany, this fall, they showed a range of future technologies both near and far, from transmissions for electric vehicles to autonomous vehicle technology to waste heat recovery.

October 11, 2016

Scania Awarded 2017 International Truck of the Year

Scania's new R- and S-series trucks have been awarded the 2017 International Truck of the Year award by a jury of 25 European commercial vehicle industry journalists.

October 3, 2016

Highlights From the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show [Video]

Autonomous technologies, connectivity and fuel efficiency were common themes at the recent IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Germany. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge was among the throng of international journalists there and has these video highlights.

October 3, 2016

Bosch Shows off Concept of Trucking Future at IAA

Bosch shared its vision of the truck of the next decade, and showed off its latest advanced technology, at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Germany.

September 30, 2016

Jost Shows New Trailer Developments at IAA 2016

The Jost Group introduced a new fifth wheel coupling and trailer steering system at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.

September 30, 2016

ZF Emphasizes Safety with Newest Innovation Concept Truck

ZF rolled out its Innovation Truck 2016 concept vehicle at the IAA show in Hannover, Germany, to demonstrate its capabilities for developing autonomous-driving technologies.

September 30, 2016

Daimler and Trailer Maker Partner on European Fuel-Efficient Rig

Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz Truck unit along with Germany-based trailer maker Krone have teamed up to put together a linehaul tractor-trailer they say delivers up to a 20% cut in fuel consumption compared to existing combinations.

September 28, 2016

Mahle Shows More Efficient Bearings at IAA

Mahle is working on a camshaft technology that will replace conventional bearings with wear-free roller bearings, the company announced at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.

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 23, 2016

Hankook Shows New Fuel-Efficient e-Cube Blue Tire Line

Hankook has expanded its e-cube Blue trailer tire line with special steering and drive-axle threads designed for efficiency and fuel savings, the company announced at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.

September 22, 2016

Jacobs Debuts High Power Density Engine Brake for Europe

Heavy-duty vehicle component manufacturer Jacobs Vehicle Systems has launched its new High Power Density Engine Brake for vehicle and engine manufacturers, announcing the technology at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, Germany.

September 21, 2016

Navistar and VW Chiefs Talk Up Their Alliance Deal

Just two weeks after revealing they had forged a “wide-ranging strategic alliance,” the chief executives of Volkswagen Truck and Bus and Navistar International Corp. fielded questions from North American journalists covering the massive IAA truck show opening this week in Hannover, Germany.

September 21, 2016

Dana Begins Testing Spicer Global Single Axle Configurations

Dana has revealed new details about its Spicer global single axle for trucks, tractors and coaches and announced enhancements to its Spicer Compact Series Plus driveshafts at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover, Germany.

September 21, 2016

Seen at IAA 2016 Truck Show [Photos]

The IAA International Commercial Vehicle Show is the world’s largest truck show, held every two years in Hannover, Germany. HDT’s Deborah Lockridge and David Cullen are covering the event from the floor and have filed these photos.

September 21, 2016

Cummins Unveils Tech Aimed at Reducing Cost of Ownership

Cummins is showcasing a diverse set of new technologies aimed at reducing total cost of ownership for OEM customers at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hannover, Germany.

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 18, 2016

Hyliion's Powered Trailer Axle Goes to Europe

The Intelligent Electric Axle axle replaces a “passive” axle on a standard trailer tandem or tridem, and promises big fuel savings – 10 to 20% from hybrid-powered operation alone, Hyliion claims.

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