Cargo theft activity expected to pick up over Memorial Day weekend
CargoNet warns of increased theft activity over the holiday weekend. Also: Diesel prices drop slightly; Bendix is hosting a ride-and-drive event at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama; Landstar lands on Fortune 500 list.
May 25, 2022
Tesla Semi reservations start at $20K
Your first Tesla Semi can be reserved for $20,000. Subsequent reservations cost more.
May 18, 2022
Test drive: Isuzu's hulked up F-Series
Isuzu leapt into unfamiliar territory for MY2022: the Class 7 segment and offering a non-Isuzu engine for the first time.
May 17, 2022
Volvo rolls out latest VNR Electric and an autonomous diesel VNL
Volvo Trucks debuted an autonomous diesel VNL and a next generation VNR Electric this week at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach, Calif.
May 13, 2022
Freightliner unveils new electric eCascadia
The fully battery electric eCascadia originally made its debut in 2018 as a proof of concept before swiftly being handed off to demonstration fleets with almost 50 trucking customers running real freight in the real world.
May 9, 2022
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Hyliion could be facing greater competition following Cummins' Meritor acquisition
Hybrid powertrain manufacturer Hyliion was already competing with Cummins on the growing alt fuel front when the iconic engine builder announced this week plans to acquire Hyliion's eAxle supplier, Meritor.
February 23, 2022
OEMs still struggling to build trucks as supply chain woes play on
Constrained by limited supplies, truck manufacturers continue to struggle to keep pace with new orders as the need for trucks remains high.
January 12, 2022
DHL orders diesel autonomous trucks, wants electric when range improves
Package delivery giant DHL ordered dozens of autonomous trucks and opted for diesel powertrains since electric isn't quite yet delivering the range they need.
December 29, 2021
Test drive: Mack MD Series
The MD is Mack’s first all-new truck model since the 2017 debut of Anthem and is one of very few bulldogs to offer a non-Mack powertrain.
November 16, 2021
Over 100K Freightliner trucks recalled for steering issue
Daimler Trucks North America is recalling approximately 105,183 model year 2019-2021 Freightliner Cascadia tractors due to a potential issue in the steering system, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents.
September 29, 2021
Western Star debuts new, lighter X-Series model
The 47X is the younger and lighter sibling in Western Star's X-Series family, joining the 49X.
September 23, 2021
TCA asks members to contact reps over Biden vax mandate
The logistics of vaccinating professional truck drivers in an irregular operating environment is a concern.
September 17, 2021
Video: Train vs. truck could have been much worse
We've seen plenty of truck vs. train drama but nothing quite like this. Divine intervention, dumb luck or both may have played a role in sparing everyone involved from injury save for the viewer who watches the frustrating scene unfold.
August 25, 2021
Disc brakes as a driver retention tool
Can having better brakes retain and recruit more drivers? Experts say the confidence and comfort that air disc brakes inspire can win over more drivers.
August 11, 2021
Sales of NatGas trucks climb but infrastructure losing ground to electric
There's been an overall increase in electric charging stations, but a continuing decline of total natural gas stations.
August 3, 2021
Masks are back and more freight could be coming
Citing concern with COVID breakthrough cases, the CDC recommended indoor mask-wearing Tuesday regardless of vaccination status. Trucking experts say volumes should remain 'strong' amid surging cases and may even grow stronger.
July 28, 2021
Chip shortage, ecommerce driving leasing interest
Tight new truck inventories are driving more leasing business, but equipment could dry up fast amid "unprecedented demand."
July 20, 2021
Volvo union ends strike with new labor deal
UAW Local 2069 members Wednesday narrowly ratified a new six-year labor deal, ending their strike just short of six weeks.
July 14, 2021
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Mighty Ford Maverick impresses with capability and comfort
Ford's re-entry into the compact pickup segment with the 2022 Maverick is a welcomed change for those looking for the versatility of a pickup without the killer price.
Alt fuel ACT Expo rolls out the red carpet for fleets
Rivian CEO: Chip shortage won't compare to battery shortage
Prices for popular Ford Maverick pickup soar as chip shortage plays on
Chevy launches first pursuit-rated Silverado