USPS contractor arrested, charged in wreck that killed family of 5
A Colorado mail truck driver was arrested and charged with multiple felonies Thursday, including vehicular homicide, following a deadly accident on Interstate 25 this past summer that killed a family traveling home in an SUV.
December 13, 2022
Rail strike back on the table, this time for December
The U.S. narrowly avoided a potentially disastrous rail strike in September, but it now looms over early December.
November 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
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
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
Truck orders slide, but seasonally a 'surprise'
Truck orders are entering a seasonally weak time of year as OEMs typically have yet to open build schedules for next year.
June 7, 2022
Fleets share ride and drive impressions of zero emission trucks and vans
Fleets looking to shrink their carbon footprint provide feedback on zero emission trucks and vans from a recent ride and drive event at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach, California.
June 3, 2022
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
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
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Watch 2023 Ford Raptor R roar to max power in Hennessey dyno test
Watch as Hennessey Performance pushes the 700-hp 2023 Ford Raptor R to redline on their dyno.
Charging can make or break the Ford F-150 Lightning
Big learning curve with Ford F-150 Lightning range recalculations
Ford dominates truck sales in 2022
Ford F-150 Lightnings roll out to green conscious utility