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Meritor CTO Describes Path to Electric Trucks

Meritor CTO Describes Path to Electric Trucks

There’s no question that battery-electric commercial vehicles are on the horizon and John Bennett, the vice-president and chief technology officer at Meritor, says exact predictions about the growth of electric trucks are not important.

September 13, 2019

On the Spot: Volvo Truck's Dynamic Steering [Video]
Volvo Trucks Brings Volvo Dynamic Steering to North America

Volvo Trucks Brings Volvo Dynamic Steering to North America

Volvo Trucks is introducing Volvo Dynamic Steering to North America following five years of production in Europe. It’s billed now as a driver assist feature, but it will likely be a pathway to some active steering technology.

September 13, 2019

Volvo Offers Sneak-Peek of All-New Class 8 Electric Tractor
On the Spot: Volvo's Electric VNR [Video]

On the Spot: Volvo's Electric VNR [Video]

Volvo's electric VNR tractor is set to be deployed at the ports of Southern California as part of the Volvo Lights project to see how a battery-electric truck would fare in real-world operations. Jim Park has this first look.

September 12, 2019

Spartan Acquires Royal Truck Body

Spartan Acquires Royal Truck Body

Spartan Motor Inc. acquired Royal Truck Body, which will continue to go to market under the Royal Truck Body name.

September 12, 2019

How to Spec a Safer Truck

How to Spec a Safer Truck

Safety technology continues to evolve as OEMs introduce smarter, more efficient safety systems. Fleets should continue to stay informed on the latest technology without forgetting the basics.

September 11, 2019

Match Dual Tires for Optimal Miles

Match Dual Tires for Optimal Miles

Mismatched duals on drive axles and trailers can chew up tires and a fleet’s bottom line. Luckily, the fix is fairly simple.

September 10, 2019

Business is Booming for Mobile Concrete Pumps
Daimler Begins Testing Automated Trucks on Public Roads
Sears Seating Updates Seats for Refuse Trucks
Test Drive: Hino's XL 8 Class 8 Straight Truck

Test Drive: Hino's XL 8 Class 8 Straight Truck

Hino's new forray into the Class 8 truck market is the XL 8 straight truck. Equipment Editor Jim Park was able to take it for a spin recently and found that this "Baby 8" will go head to head with any competitor and come out ahead in several ways.

September 5, 2019

August Truck Orders Show Modest Monthly Increase

August Truck Orders Show Modest Monthly Increase

Early reports on Class 8 truck orders for the month of August show a modest increase compared to July, but as manufacturers open up slots for 2020, it seems that fleets are in no hurry to fill them.

September 5, 2019

Ford's New 7.3L Engine & Standard PTO
Bridgestone Trailer Tire Meets SmartWay and CARB Requirements