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Europe Proposes CO2 Emissions Standards for Commercial Trucks

The European Union aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 30% in just 12 years through the federation’s first proposed CO2 emissions standards.

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Cummins Forms Joint Venture with China's JAC Motors

Cummins and Chinese manufacturer JAC Motors have announced a 50-50 joint-venture partnership after Cummins purchased Navistar’s 50% equity position in the JAC-Navistar Diesel Engine Company.

Fleets Testing Ford Transit Custom PHEVs in Spain

Ford has expanded global testing of its Transit Custom plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) to Valencia, Spain to see how it see how it can contribute to cleaner air targets and enhanced productivity for fleets.

Future Tech Gets Trashed

The trucking segment arguably leading the way forward in terms of new technology and alternative fuels is one that would surprise most casual observers of today's trucking industry. Blog commentary by Jack Roberts, Senior Editor.

Freightliner Brings Next-Level Refuse Hauler to North America

The new purpose-built EconicSD refuse hauler features an impressive suite of standard safety features that includes autonomous braking and remote diagnostic capabilities.

Volkswagen Clarifies Position on Navistar Takeover in SEC Filing

Volkswagen AG cooled expectations that it is moving to take over Navistar International in an April 18 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. However, in the same statement, the Germany-based OEM left the door open for its Volkswagen Truck & Bus GMbH subsidiary to possibly acquire U.S.-based Navistar at some later date.

VW Truck Signals Interest in Acquiring All of Navistar

News reports out of Germany indicate that Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH is open to taking over Navistar International Corp.. VW already holds a 16.9% share in the U.S. company via a “wide-ranging strategic alliance," which was announced back in 2016.

Volkswagen Names New CEO

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller is being replaced by Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess, in a week full of news for the German-based auto and commercial vehicle maker.

Volvo Unveils All-Electric Truck for Europe

Volvo has introduced its first all-electric truck for commercial use in Europe, the FL Electric, designed for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications.

Hino, VW Ink Long-Term Strategic Partnership Deal

A new, long-term, strategic agreement reached by Hino and Volkswagen will evaluate technology cooperation between the two companies with a focus on conventional powertrains, hybrid and electric powertrains, as well as connectivity and autonomous driving systems.