Search Close Menu

Tag Search Result

Class 8 Trucks

Peterbilt has unveiled its first major upgrade to the Model 579 highway tractor since its launch in 2012. Senior Editor Jack Roberts visited Peterbilt's Denton, Texas, manufacturing plant, took a New Model 579 test drive and attended the virtual launch of the new truck. Here's what he saw.

Read more

Trends in Class 8

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t stopped heavy-duty truck makers from setting their sights on driver assistance, electrification, and autonomy.

Navistar Takes Aim at Construction With New International HX Series

Navistar has given its International HX Series, first introduced in 2016, a major overhaul, bringing in modern technology and driver-focused features while keeping a classic look. It believes the new severe-service truck will help it expand its presence in the construction market.

October Class 8 Orders Jump Higher

According to separate ACT Research and FTR reporting, October’s preliminary North American Class 8 orders jumped to 38,900 units and 40,100 units, respectively.

Meet Western Star’s Generation X Vocational Truck

Between COVID-19, an economic recession, and Western wildfires, Western Star was forced to do what so many of us have done this year, and call a virtual Zoom meeting to introduce reporters to its all-new 49X Class 8 vocational truck.

Western Star 49X in Photos

The all-new Western Star 49X Class 8 vocational truck is lighter yet stronger than its predecessor, with new safety and driver comfort features, plus details that make adding a body simpler.