While the chip shortage and other constraints have affected Daimler Trucks North America as they have other vehicle manufacturers, the company’s still number one in Class 6-8 market share and plans to stay there as it pushes forward with zero-emissions, autonomous, and connected-vehicle technologies.
November 11, 2021
Ten battery-electric yard tractors are now in operation in Port Newark, New Jersey, which Red Hook Container Terminals said it is the single largest deployment of battery-electric trucks in the eastern U.S.
August 13, 2021
Bridgestone is teaming up with Einride, a Sweden-based company developing electric and autonomous vehicles, to use its smart-sensing tires on Einride vehicles and bring them to the U.S.
August 12, 2021
While the mainstream headlines have been full of news about Nikola founder Trevor Milton’s indictment, the company he left last year has been busy continuing its work to bring battery-electric and fuel-cell trucks to market.
August 10, 2021
Hyzon Motors is betting on liquid hydrogen to power its trucks, rather than the gaseous hydrogen being used by most fuel-cell-electric truck developers, saying it will enable an up to 1,000-mile range.
July 29, 2021
Companies such as UPS and FritoLay will have to wait a little longer for their all-electric Tesla Semi Class 8 trucks, as a second-quarter earnings report pushed production out to 2022.
July 28, 2021
What happens if an autonomous truck gets a flat tire? Kodiak and Bridgestone are working together to use technology to help keep that from being a problem.
June 16, 2021
ACT Research predicts that electrification of the Class 4-8 commercial vehicle market in the U.S. and Canada will top 40% by 2040. HDT sits down with ACT's Jim Meil to dig into the report.
June 4, 2021
As it prepares to separate from Mercedes-Benz passenger car operations, Daimler Truck identifies some global weaknesses and outlines how it plans to target them – but North American operations stand out.
May 24, 2021
Daimler Trucks is rapidly ramping down its internal-combustion-engine development as it puts more research and development investments into its dual-focus zero-emissions strategy of both battery-electric and fuel-cell-electric commercial vehicles.
May 20, 2021
The Department of Energy's SuperTruck 3 program will provide funding for research and development of electric and fuel-cell trucks, including a broader range of vehicles than the tractor-trailers in the first two programs.
April 15, 2021
Mack and Volvo customers can now make unlimited over-the-air parameter updates from virtually anywhere, letting them easily make changes to improve efficiency and productivity for various geographies and operating conditions.
March 18, 2021
Hino Trucks announced its will produce medium- and heavy-duty Hino trucks with Cummins engines for sale in North America and accelerate its development of battery-electric trucks.
March 12, 2021
Despite a softer-than-usual medium-duty truck market, Mack Trucks officials said they’re on target to meet “aggressive” sales goals for its new Mack MD Class 6 and 7 medium-duty trucks introduced last year.
March 8, 2021
Nikola said it will start building prototypes of its fuel-cell-electric cabover truck in the second quarter. When will it – and the FCEV sleeper-truck Nikola Two – hit the road?
February 23, 2021