TNTX will represent over $700 million in annual sales and employees around 1,000 employees in 23 locations. Image via Daimler


Merger Creates One of Largest Freightliner, Western Star Truck Dealers

Tag Truck Centers and the Lonestar Truck Group have merged into a new company called TNTX, creating one of the largest Freightliner and Western Star dealers in the country, according to Daimler.

Tightening capacity, partially attributed to effects from the ELD Mandate, December 2017 was the best month for trailer orders ever, according to FTR. Photo: Stoughton


ELD Mandate Pushes Fleets to Order Record Number of Trailers

Trailer orders in the U.S. are expected to hit an all-time high of 47,000 units for December 2017, pushed by tightening capacity that FTR attributes to the ELD mandate.

Photo courtesy of Biso via Wikimedia.


How to Plan for the Surge in Truck Demand

A back order of Class 5 to 8 trucks will put pressure on component supply such as tires, engines, and transmissions. Here’s what small fleets can do about it.


Work Truck Show Announces Multiple Vehicle Reveals

Four of North America’s leading truck manufacturers have announced they will unveil new vehicles at The Work Truck Show 2018: Chevrolet, Ford, Hino, and International.

Paccar's Innovation Booth at CES. Photo: Peterbilt


Truck Technology Takes the Stage at the Consumer Electronics Show

For the first time, truck manufacturers are showing off their latest technological advancements at one of the most influential technology shows on the planet in Las Vegas this week.


J.W. Speaker Offers Heated LED Lighting

The SmartHeat Series of LED lighting equipment is a lineup of heated lights designed for over-the-road trucks, snow plows, refuse trucks, construction equipment, delivery vans, and any heavy-duty vehicle that needs to operate in the winter.

Wade Long, Volvo Trucks North America regional vice president for the Western Region of the U.S. Photo: Volvo Trucks North America


Volvo Trucks Names Long Western Regional VP

Volvo Trucks North America has named Wade Long regional vice president for its Western U.S. region, overseeing business development and ongoing support for 40 dealer locations.

ISX12N Natural Gas Engine Photo: Cummins Westport


EPA, CARB Certify Cummins Westport ISX12N Natural Gas Engine

Cummins Westport announced that the Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board have certified the 2018 ISX12N natural gas engine.

Photo courtesy of Chevrolet.


Chevrolet to Unveil Class 4/5 Silverado

Chevrolet will reveal its all-new Silverado Class 4 and 5 chassis cab trucks at The Work Truck Show 2018 in Indianapolis.

Photo of diesel-powered 2018 F-150 courtesy of Ford.


Ford's Diesel F-150: 30 MPG on the Highway

Ford's first diesel-powered 2018 F-150 pickup can deliver an EPA-rated 30 mpg in highway driving, which would put it among the most fuel-efficient pickups available when it goes on sale in the spring.

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