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BYD Delivers Battery-Electric Truck to California Port

BYD (Build Your Dreams) has delivered a battery-electric 8TT truck to the Port of Oakland. The Class 8 truck was grant-funded by CARB and will be part of a three-year feasibility study to determine whether zero-emission trucks could replace diesel trucks in port operations.

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Heavy-Duty Truck Orders Still Red Hot Despite 12,000-Unit Drop

Early reports are showing that heavy-duty truck orders likely dropped as much as 12,000 units from March to April, but despite that being the largest single-month decline since 2011, analysts are still calling the market for Class 8 equipment hot.

Building a 2,600-Lego Mack Anthem [Photos]

Earlier this year Mack teamed up with Lego to create a 2,595-piece model of the company's flagship Anthem truck. This Lego set isn't just for kids, as HDT's Midwest/ Northeast regional sales manager Justin Miller found out while piecing the Mack Anthem together. Photos: Justin Miller

Test Drive: International's Driver-Centric LT

International’s new LT highway tractor may look much like the 11-year-old ProStar it replaces, but the resemblance is barely skin deep.

Should Fleets Own or Lease Trucks?

More fleets are looking more closely at all their options, from outright ownership to finance leasing to full-service leasing, even opting to own some trucks while leasing others.

Navistar Inks Agreement to Develop Composite Materials for Class 8 Trucks

Navistar has signed an agreement with TPI Composites to design and develop Class 8 trucks with lighter-weight frame rails and body panels crafted from composite materials.

Combined Truck Orders to Exceed 70,000 Units in March

Preliminary data on heavy and medium duty commercial truck orders shows that the industry has surpassed 70,000 units in March, according to ACT Research.

Volvo Trucks Transitions to Full Production of VNL 760

Volvo Trucks has completed its transition from production of the outgoing VNL 670 model to the full production of the new VNL 760.

Mack Trucks Examines the Heavy Truck Market [Video]

Mack Trucks senior vice president of sales and marketing, Jonathan Randall spoke about the current North American Heavy Truck Market with Equipment Editor Jim Park at the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show.

Fleet Advantage Leases 10,000th Truck

In 2017 alone, Fleet Advantage placed purchase orders on more than 1,800 new Class 8 Sleepers and Daycabs from various OEMs, valued at more than $225 million.