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The diesel-powered F-150 will compete with the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel first introduced as a 2014...
The turbodiesel that powers the F-150 is a 3.0-liter V-6 PowerStroke, while the diesel that... The diesel F-150 is available with a 145-inch wheelbase (shown) or 156.8-inch wheelbase.
The F-150 diesel is available with a 5.5- or 6.5-foot (shown) box and rear-wheel drive or 4x4. This pickup has the 3.31 rear axle ratio and a GVWR of 7,050 pounds.

Ford's 2018 F-150 Diesel

Ford has added a turbodiesel engine to its 2018 F-150 lineup to provide half-ton pickup buyers greater towing capability (up to 11,400 pounds). The high-torque (440 lb.-ft.) pickup also provides excellent fuel efficiency (30 mpg on the highway for the rear-wheel model).

The three test trucks in platoon formation on North Carolina's N.C. 540, called the Triangle...
The rigs have been undergoing testing on an 18-mile stretch of North Carolina turnpike since...
You can see two Dedicated Short-Range Communication (DSRC) antennas here. The black one is a...

Volvo/FedEx Truck Platooning Demo in Photos

Three Volvo tractors pulling twin trailers using FedEx Specs demonstrated truck platooning in North Carolina on June 27, automatically maintaining 1.5-second following distance. Deborah Lockridge was there and has these photos.

The Volvo Museum in Gothenburg, Sweden contains vehicles of all types from the company's history...
An early Volvo bus - circa 1929.
Volvo Bus interior- note spare tire mounted next to driver seat.
The lobby of DTNA's headquarters welcomes visitors with lots of natural light.
Daimler Trucks North America opened its new Portland headquarters in 2016, merging DTNA...
Many open areas throughout the building allow for collaboration.

Inside Daimler Trucks North America HQ [Photos]

Daimler Trucks North America unveiled a new, environmentally friendly, nine-story headquarters building on its corporate campus in north Portland, Oregon, in 2016. We got a tour during Daimler's 2018 Capital Markets & Technology Day.

Freightliner Trucks showcased the first generation eCascadia and eM2 test vehicles.
The eCascadia has 730 peak horsepower and a range of up to 250 miles.
For the eCascadia the focus is on port drayage and local and regional distribution.
HDT Truck Fleet Innovators spoke in a panel discussion about thinking outside the box to improve...
The Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange took place at the McCormick Ranch outside Phoenix, Arizona.
Fleets and suppliers were given several opportunities to network in both formal and informal...

2018 Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange in Photos

The second Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange was another successful event, bringing together fleets and suppliers for two days of networking, one-on-one meetings, and educational panels at the Scottsdale resort at McCormick Ranch outside Phoenix, Arizona.

Ryder showed off this Chanje battery-electric cargo van, which it has begun offering to rental...
Chanje van demonstrates that it can 'fuel up' pretty much anywhere.
Electric motor under the hood of the Chanje van.

National Private Truck Council Meeting in Photos

The National Private Truck Council again rolled into Cincinnati for its annual meeting, this year from April 29 through May 1. Here's a look at some of the standout technologies on the show floor.

Shell Lubricants Eco-marathon Competition
High school teams work on their entries in Shell’s Eco-marathon mileage challenge April 20 at...
Shell Lubricants Eco-marathon Competition

Shell Lubricants Eco-marathon Competition

The key event of Shell Lubricants' Make the Future California and Eco-marathon Americas 2018 festival was the Eco-marathon mileage challenge. The competition featured 99 high school teams vying to set a new mileage mark while piloting their class-constructed vehicles around the Sonoma Raceway track. Photos: Jim Beach

Freightliner's 122SD with a dump box. Shown is a typical Ontario configuration with an 88,000-lb...
Volvo's new VNX in tri-drive trim. This truck will likely see work on the oil patch in Alberta...
Exhibit space sold out well beforehand.

Truck World 2018 in Photos

Truck World, Canada's national truck show, is held in Toronto on alternating years with Expocam in Montreal. The show is produced by Deutsche Messe and Newcom Media, publishers of Today's Trucking magazine. There were more than 500 exhibitors on hand. Attendance numbers were up on the first two days of the show compared to previous years, reflecting the bouyancy of the Canadian trucking industry. Jim Park was there and has these photos.