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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
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
Trucking radio luminary joins the Howes Hall of Fame
Howes inducts Eric Harley, currently co-host of the Red Eye Radio Network, an overnight trucking radio show that can be heard 1 a.m.-6 a.m. Eastern on more than 240 radio stations around the nation as a beacon in the night for millions on the road.
August 8, 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
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
53 Miles of Future Longest Highway Loop in U.S. Open in Texas
The new 53-mile segment puts the loop closer to its 184-mile finish line.
June 1, 2022
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International adding its new S13 powertrain to vocational HX
The S13 Integrated Powertrain is Navistar's first in-house designed and engineered powertrain, and the first new International on-highway product since regulators approved Volkswagen subsidiary Traton Group's takeover of Navistar last July.
Ford recalls electric F-150 Lightning following battery pack fire
Mack adding all-electric option to its MD models
Production stop extended for electric Ford Lightning pickup
ZF lane keeping technology now available on new Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks