Goodyear's latest Armor Max tire designed for 'extreme environments'
Heavy-duty construction, mining and logging are some of the more demanding vocations that Goodyear says are a great match for their latest Armor Max tire.
September 21, 2022
All-electric Kenworth T680E delivers a smooth, powerful ride
The Kenworth T680E is easy to drive and delivers a better experience in terms of acceleration, handling and braking over its diesel counterpart.
September 1, 2022
Freightliner revamps its M2 and SD models
The M2 112 Plus and 114SD Plus get the DD13 Gen 5 engine and its new vocational power ratings.
September 13, 2022
TuSimple legal chief steps down, company subject of class action lawsuit
The lawsuit claims that TuSimple made false and misleading statements to the market, overstated its commitment to safety and concealed significant problems with its technology, leading to a decline in the company's stock prices.
September 7, 2022
Class 8 orders grow 98 percent month over month
FTR attributes the sudden bump to OEMs who began placing a limited number of orders for the first quarter of 2023 and states it appears the truck makers “have returned to the pattern of the first quarter of this year when orders averaged 21,100 units.”
September 6, 2022
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New tuition-free CDL program opens at Florida college
The pre-hire program is a collaboration between FleetForce, the Florida Trucking Association, and the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota.
August 26, 2022
Waymo, Freightliner set to test first redundant system autonomous truck
Often referred to as "high-driving automation," Level 4 autonomy requires no human interaction to operate a vehicle between two set points.
August 24, 2022
International debuts its first integrated powertrain, powered by new 13-liter
International rolls out "the last combustion engine that we will ever develop," its first-ever transmission and a compact aftertreatment package.
August 16, 2022
Connecticut targets trucks with new emissions requirements
The new law authorizes the state to adopt regulations implementing California’s medium- and heavy-duty motor vehicle standards. Also: Women in Trucking reports the female truck driver workforce has grown to more than 13%.
July 27, 2022
Used Class 8 truck sales show little change month over month
Used Class 8 retail volumes were 1 percent higher month-over-month, according to the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks by ACT Research.
July 26, 2022
Historic Covered Bridge Hit 35 Times in 2 Years … to Truckers’ Woe
The wooden cover was destroyed and rebuilt in 2020. Now the bridge gets its revenge on unaware truck drivers.
July 22, 2022
Bezos backed climate group shuns biofuels, Cummins and others push back
Even Jeff Bezos' own efforts at decarbonization at Amazon have come under question following a report from a climate action group that he supports. Cummins, the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas and others counter the group's criticism of biofuels.
July 20, 2022
Two truckers save woman from fiery wreck
Craig Gay and John Goretskiy are two truckers who had never crossed paths prior to saving an Indianapolis woman from a fiery crash on Interstate 74 in the dark of night.
July 14, 2022
Ford Maverick pickup among 100K vehicles recalled for fire risk
Ford announced that compact Maverick trucks and two crossover models are being recalled owed to a fire concern in the engine bay.
July 13, 2022
GMC Rolls Out its Strongest Off-Road Truck – the 2023 Sierra 1500 AT4X AEV
GMC calls it its “most off-road-capable factory Sierra 1500 ever.”
July 13, 2022
Test drive: Peterbilt Model 536 with Cummins L9N natural gas engine
Electrification and hydrogen are clearly the ways of the future, but natural gas is a right-now solution for motor carriers seeking to shrink their carbon footprint.
July 6, 2022
3 arrested in connection with deaths of 51 people in Texas tractor-trailer
The rig was "cloned" to look like one of a south Texas company.
June 29, 2022
Recall report: Ram recalls more than 100,000 chassis
The following safety recalls were issued Monday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
June 20, 2022
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