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Can 'Electric Highways' Help with Zero Emissions Truck Goals?
Daimler Truck Outlines Strategy as Stand-Alone Company

Daimler Truck Outlines Strategy as Stand-Alone Company

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

Traton Ups Navistar Offer

Traton Ups Navistar Offer

Traton on Sept. 10 upped the ante in its offer to buy all outstanding shares of common stock of Navistar International Corp.

September 10, 2020

New Volvo Truck Range Focused on Drivers

New Volvo Truck Range Focused on Drivers

After introducing electric and autonomous truck developments in 2019, Sweden's Volvo Trucks has unveiled four new truck models at once, squarely focused on the driver and productivity, meeting sustainability goals with more fuel-efficient internal combustion engines and alternative fuels.

March 5, 2020

Will Truck Sales Momentum Continue Through 2019?

Will Truck Sales Momentum Continue Through 2019?

Despite an overall positive truck sales forecast for 2019, tariffs and trade wars could be stumbling blocks that trip up the economy and send freight and truck sales downward, said two longtime industry analysts.

November 9, 2018

Mercedes-Benz Shows Autonomous Van Concept for Freight, Passengers
On Tariffs, Trade Wars, and Unintended Consequences

On Tariffs, Trade Wars, and Unintended Consequences

Trucking largely supported Donald Trump for president because of his promises to reduce regulation (which he’s been working on) and put in place pro-business policies (such as the tax cut.) But his trade war has a great many businesses concerned, if not up in arms – and it could even affect the economy.

July 6, 2018

Daimler Announces Automated Truck R&D Center

Daimler Announces Automated Truck R&D Center

Daimler Trucks is creating an Automated Truck Research and Development Center in Portland, Oregon, to explore automated driving technologies including truck platooning.

June 6, 2018

Where U.S. Trucking Fits in the Global Emissions Puzzle

Where U.S. Trucking Fits in the Global Emissions Puzzle

A new report says heavy trucks are the missing piece in the global vehicle emissions puzzle. But the U.S. trucking industry is well ahead of the game, contends Deborah Lockridge in her All That's Trucking blog.

July 7, 2017

Volvo Does it Again With Paraglider Video

Volvo Does it Again With Paraglider Video

In Volvo's latest promotional stunt video, the goal is to maintain a precise speed that allows pro paraglider Guillaume Galvani to stay in flight behind the Volvo FH rig on a highway in the Croatian Alps.

November 29, 2016

Continental Safety Technologies Help Build Road to Autonomous Vehicles
Daimler: Electric Delivery Trucks, Vans on the Way for U.S.

Daimler: Electric Delivery Trucks, Vans on the Way for U.S.

Daimler plans to introduce two new electric commercial vehicles into the U.S. in the next few years, it announced at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany, while also showing off a highly connected and efficient electric concept truck.

September 22, 2016

Volvo's Iron Knight Truck Sets New Speed Record

Volvo's Iron Knight Truck Sets New Speed Record

Volvo is again using high-profile stunts and viral video to highlight its engineering skills, and the latest is The Iron Knight, the world’s fastest truck, breaking the record set by a previous special Volvo truck.

August 26, 2016

Truck Makers Hit With Record EU Fines for Price-Fixing in Europe
Volvo Group Reorganizes by Truck Brands

Volvo Group Reorganizes by Truck Brands

The Volvo Group is reorganizing based on truck brand, a move the Sweden-based global truck and engine maker says “offers clearer commercial accountability” for the group’s various truck brands.

January 27, 2016

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