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DOT Sends Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Hours of Service Reform to White House
Seating Matters More than You Think

Seating Matters More than You Think

Of all the points of contact a fleet has with a driver, it's seating that is a constant reminder of how much the company appreciates its workers.

March 21, 2019

Can LEDs Clean Your Truck?

Can LEDs Clean Your Truck?

Optronics International has developed a new LED technology that it claims can sanitize the air and material surfaces in vehicle interiors wherever the light shines.

January 22, 2019

Cummins Introduced as Cummins Integrated Power

Cummins Introduced as Cummins Integrated Power

Cummins is repositioning itself as Cummins Integrated Power. The new name denotes both the company’s expertise in technology integration and its reach into different alternative fuel segments, including diesel, natural gas, hybrid and battery-electric.

March 20, 2018

Kenworth Offers Sneak Peek at Zero-Emissions Transport Truck

Kenworth Offers Sneak Peek at Zero-Emissions Transport Truck

Kenworth's latest green initiative, the Zero Emissions Cargo Transport (ZECT), is a hydrogen fuel cell powered battery-electric vehicle, capable at this point of about 100 miles of travel fully loaded. Equipment Editor Jim Park got to take the truck for a spin.

February 7, 2018

Cummins Taking Long View on Alternative Power

Cummins Taking Long View on Alternative Power

Cummins sees itself as a technology company that has been very successful in commercializing diesel power. Through decades of change and disruption, the company has adapted and moved ahead. The next wave of change is no different, and Cummins believes the outcome will be no different.

August 31, 2017

Kenworth: Vocational Truck Market to Stay Strong Through End of 2017
Volvo Unveils VNR Regional Tractor

Volvo Unveils VNR Regional Tractor

Volvo Trucks North America Wednesday launched a new regional truck, the VNR, to address what it believes is tremendous growth potential in regional and short-haul markets. Volvo says this truck will meet the needs of beverage haulers, grocery distributors, fuel haulers and many others engaged in local, regional and short-haul service.

April 19, 2017

Peterbilt Sets Dealer Growth Record, Completes Denton Plant Expansion
Bridgestone Developing SuperTire for Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck II Project
Western Star Debuts Extreme Duty Off-Road 'Transformer'

Western Star Debuts Extreme Duty Off-Road 'Transformer'

Western Star Trucks has just unveiled an extreme heavy-duty off-road chassis that could make owning multiple single-purpose trucks obsolete. The MBT-40 Transformer can pick up an drop truck bodies the way trash trucks pickup and drop roll-off containers.

May 12, 2016

Michelin's Auto Tire Inflation Tech Maintains Pressure
Navistar to Close Indianapolis Foundry

Navistar to Close Indianapolis Foundry

Closing the Indianapolis foundry is expected to eliminate approximately 180 jobs and reduce Navistar's operating costs by about $13 million annually.

December 15, 2014

Mid-Size Mercedes-Benz Van Arriving in Late 2015

Mid-Size Mercedes-Benz Van Arriving in Late 2015

Following on the success of the Sprinter van in the U.S. market, Daimler plans to introduce a mid-size van sometime next year. The van made its debut in Berlin, Germany, in late July, but Daimler execs were coy on an actual release date for the American version of the van, saying only that it would be introduced in the fall 2015 in a MY 2016 designation.

September 25, 2014

Eaton Stirs up Medium-Duty Market with Dual-Clutch Transmission

Eaton Stirs up Medium-Duty Market with Dual-Clutch Transmission

A new medium-duty, dual-clutch transmission from Eaton, called Procision, promises automatic-like driver feel and interface with the performance attributes of a manual transmission, plus fuel and maintenance savings. Equipment Editor Jim Park has the story.

September 5, 2014