Volkswagen Truck & Bus has announced a new name, Traton Group, as it increases its independence and readies itself to raise funds for global expansion in commercial vehicles. Meanwhile, parent company Volkswagen AG is talking to Ford about developing a line of commercial vans.
Class 8 truck orders saw another bump in May but bottlenecks in the supply chain have kept production numbers constrained.
International Trucks has made Bendix Air Disc Brakes standard for International HV Series and HX Series severe service trucks.
Navistar has announced that Allison TC10 and Allison 3000 Highway Series transmissions are now available on International LT Series and RH Series trucks.
As Detroit observes its 80th anniversary this year, parent company Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is marking another important achievement – the production of its 1 millionth heavy-duty engine platform (HDEP) engine.