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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.

Volvo Looks to Future with New Electric Truck, Plant Improvements

At the Technology Summit at the Volvo Customer Center in Dublin, Virginia, Volvo Trucks not only highlighted its latest technology; it also gave reporters a report on the state of the North American truck-building industry and the company's position within it.

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.

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.