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Triangle Offers All-Position Tire for Regional and Urban Use

Triangle Tire USA has introduced the Triangle TRS02 all-position tire designed for regional and urban haul operations.

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Hankook's AH24 Premium Regional Steer Tire [Video]

From the show floor of the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show, Hankook Tire’s regional director Anita McGinnis describes the company’s AH24 Premium Regional Steer Tire’s fuel efficiency and durability advantages.

Volvo Blends Tech and Tough in New VNX Tractor

Volvo’s new VNX heavy-haul tractor is a perfect example of the trend to blend cutting edge tech with tough. It’s a truck that leverages all of Volvo’s latest technologies with a robust frame, high-horsepower engines, and 125,000 GCWR. Jack Roberts has first impressions.

Volvo Trucks VNX-Series for Heavy Haul [Photos]

Volvo Trucks' new VNX series was designed specifically for the needs of heavy-haul trucking operations. Available with up to 605 hp and 2,050 lb.-ft. of torque, the Volvo VNX series is available in daycab, flat-roof regional sleeper, and 70-inch sleeper configurations. 

Pirelli Brand to Launch H89 Series Tires at TMC

The Pirelli branded H89-series tire from Prometeon Tyre Group is a dedicated line of tires for steer, drive, and trailer axles designed for regional and long-haul applications.

TBC Offers Durable Sailun Regional All Position Tire

TBC Brands has expanded its Sailun program by introducing the S668 - a regional all position tire for use in severe trailer applications.

Uber: Self-Driving Trucks Could Help Alleviate Driver Shortage

Mixed fleets with self-driving long-haul trucks and traditional human-driven regional routes could help the trucking industry address the problem of an aging driver workforce, said Uber in a recent company blog post.

Thor Trucks Takes Different Approach to Electric Trucks

A new electric truck company thinks its modest approach will captivate regional-haul trucking fleets. The Thor Trucks team is focused on providing long-haul electric truck solutions that it says are “reasonable and profitable now.”

Focus On… Volvo VNR 300 [Video]

The VNR 300 is the first brand new truck from Volvo in more than 20 years - a smooth, quiet and maneuverable regional truck. Equipment Editor Jim Park takes the daycab model for a spin in a city setting in this video.  

Focus On… Volvo Trucks VNR 640 [Video]

The VNR 640 is the big brother of Volvo Trucks' new regional truck lineup and is targeted towards fleets running short- to mid-distance over the road operations. Report by Equipment Editor Jim Park.