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Volvo Selling UD Trucks Business to Isuzu

Volvo Selling UD Trucks Business to Isuzu

Another consolidation among global truck makers is in the works: Sweden’s Volvo Group is selling its Japan-based UD Trucks business to Isuzu Motors.

December 18, 2019

Volvo Fielding Heavy-Duty Electric Concept Trucks Overseas
Nikola to Get Injection of $250 Million, Expertise via Partnership with Iveco’s Parent
 ‘Liquid Air’ Keeping the Chill in Euro Trailers
VW’s IPO of Traton Truck-OEM Unit Sees Slow Start

VW’s IPO of Traton Truck-OEM Unit Sees Slow Start

The initial public offering of Traton SE, formerly known as Volkswagen Truck & Bus, did not go off with a bang. The Germany-based global truck builder slipped below its opening share price soon after being listed on the Frankfurt exchange.

July 1, 2019

Truck Platooning Pilot in Germany Deemed Runaway Success

Truck Platooning Pilot in Germany Deemed Runaway Success

A platooning project conducted in Germany has demonstrated that the electronically linked system is “safe, technically reliable, and easily applicable in the routine of a logistics company,” according to the project's partners.

May 10, 2019

FedEx Reveals What's Inside Every 'Last Mile'

FedEx Reveals What's Inside Every 'Last Mile'

Valuable insight about how FedEx sees the marketplace and reacts to it will not be found in the stark numbers of its latest earnings report. Commentary by David Cullen, Executive Editor.

March 22, 2019

Global Truck OEM Traton Reports Solid Growth in 2018

Global Truck OEM Traton Reports Solid Growth in 2018

Traton SE has announced that it “maintained its growth path” last year, achieving a vehicle sales increase of 14% by delivering a record 233,000 commercial vehicles across its MAN, Scania, and Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus brands.

February 21, 2019

Truck Makers: Europe Not Ready For Low CO2 Trucks
Daimler Mexico Chief Aiming to Boost Customers’ Success

Daimler Mexico Chief Aiming to Boost Customers’ Success

Determined to ensure its customers can meet the challenges they face operating in Mexico, Daimler is working to help “influence them to turn into performance-seekers” who will "grasp the importance of becoming early adopters of technology.”

November 29, 2018

Volvo Trucks’ Voorhoeve: Trucking in Throes of ‘Exciting Times’
Traton Reports Growth Across Brands and Regions
ZF Unveils its Latest Roadmap to Electric and Automated Trucks and More

Volkswagen Clarifies Position on Navistar Takeover in SEC Filing

Volkswagen AG cooled expectations that it is moving to take over Navistar International in an April 18 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. However, in the same statement, the Germany-based OEM left the door open for its Volkswagen Truck & Bus GMbH subsidiary to possibly acquire U.S.-based Navistar at some later date.

April 19, 2018

Real-World Truck Platooning Test with Real Truck Drivers

Real-World Truck Platooning Test with Real Truck Drivers

Aiming to see if trucks digitally connected on the highway as platoons are ready to roll in the real world, German OEM MAN Truck & Bus has placed a number of units with a customer for months of evaluation in revenue service.

February 21, 2018