Business is good, so fleets are planning to buy equipment – but many would buy more if they had the truck drivers to put in them. Courtesy CKCVR


Fleet Survey Shows Business is Great, Drivers are Scarce

How’s business? Better than ever, according to CK Commercial Vehicle Research’s first-quarter Fleet Sentiment Report survey of trucking fleets.

The Kenworth T370 is just one of many vocationa trucks Kenworth offers fleets. (Image courtesy of Kenworth)


Kenworth Names 2018 Service Council

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2018 Kenworth Service Council, which includes leading Kenworth service managers in the United States and Canada.

The Phillips Industries 3-in-1 Electrical and Air Assemblies were one of the components that were made standard equipment on International Class 8 trucks. Photo: Phillips Industries


Phillips Industries Components Made Standard on International Class 8 Trucks

Navistar has chosen additional Phillips Industries products as standard equipment for International Class 8 trucks.

Wolf-Henning Scheider Photo: ZF Group


ZF Appoints Scheider Chief Executive Officer

ZF Group has appointed Wolf-Henning Scheider as the automotive supplier’s new chief executive officer, succeeding Konstantin Sauer.

In August of last year, Cummis unveiled an all-electric demonstration vehicle dubbed the Urban Hauler EV. Photo: Jim Park


Cummins Taps UK Battery Maker for Electric Truck Development

Cummins has acquired Johnson Matthewy’s UK automotive battery systems business, with plans to collaborate on the development of high-energy battery materials for commercial heavy-duty electric vehicle applications.

The udelv autonomous vehicle successfully made deliveries to two nearby customers on a 2.5-mile route that included traffic lights, lane changes, unsignaled left turns, and multiple stops. Photo: udelv


Startup Tests Autonomous Delivery Vehicle on Public Route

California startup udelv recently finished a public test of its autonomous, last-mile delivery vehicle along a stretch of road in San Mateo, California.

Nikola spent 12 months considering 30 site locations in nine states, before settling on Buckeye, Arizona. Photo: Nikola Motor Company


Nikola Chooses Arizona Location for Hydrogen-Electric Truck Headquarters

Nikola Motor Company has selected Buckeye, Arizona, for its hydrogen-electric semi-truck manufacturing headquarters facility.

Jeff Sather will assume the role of president and CEO of Freightliner Customer Chassis Corp. effective Feb. 1. Photo: Daimler Trucks North America


Freightliner Custom Chassis Appoints Sather CEO

Jeff Sather has accepted the position of president and chief executive officer of Daimler Trucks North America subsidiary Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation.

Daimler Trucks North America's Kary Schaefer will keynote NTEA's Green Truck Summit. Photo:


Keynote Speaker Named for Green Truck Summit

Kary Schaefer, general manager of marketing and strategy for Daimler Trucks North America’s Freightliner Trucks and Detroit brands, will discuss new truck technologies and alternative powertrains in her Green Truck Summit keynote presentation.

VHD retains its original "broad-shouldered" styling, and now gets LED headlamps to improve forward visibility. Photo: Tom Berg


Improved VHD Deserves Better Sales, Volvo Says

Volvo's vocational VHD model truck gets a new interior and LED headlamps to make it a more desirable choice for operators of dump, mixer, refuse and other rough-service vehicles.

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