Connecticut scraps plan to ban ICE vehicles
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont had very little legislative support.
November 29, 2023
Ditch Witch Unveils W8 Vacuum Excavator for Tight Jobsites
The second hydrovac truck in the Warlock series has a maneuverable boom with a 26-foot reach and a 10-gallon-per-minute pump.
November 9, 2023
Freightliner sets sights on vocational segment with electric eM2
Hexagon Purus will incorporate its zero-emission technology, including battery systems, auxiliary modules, power modules, and vehicle-level software, along with power-take-off (PTO) options.
November 6, 2023
California puts teeth in emission regs with new 'smog check' system
Truck owners, regardless of the state where the trucks are plated, will be required to pay an annual $30-per-truck fee to California, likewise to submit passing emissions tests twice a year to be able to operate in the state.
October 25, 2023
Cummins to test H2 ICE with mixer fleet
Cummins’ X15H hydrogen internal combustion engines (ICE) will be integrated into the Terex Advance Commander Series of front-discharge concrete mixer trucks.
October 19, 2023
Ford, Mack announce recalls
Ford (rearview camera) and Mack (turn signal visibility) announce recalls.
September 5, 2023
Test drive: The Model 589, Peterbilt's successor to the 389
Peterbilt's Model 589, which will phase out an icon, was a truck more than 523 weeks in the making.
May 9, 2023
ePower, ePTO electrical system added to battery electric International eMV
The ePower electrical system is the foundation for electric transport refrigeration unit applications., while the ePTO converts power for other systems on the truck, such as a boom or concrete mixer.
May 2, 2023
Hendrickson partners with Freightliner on new rear suspension
Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems and Freightliner have teamed up to offer a next generation rear suspension system for all Freightliner Vocational M2, SD and Plus models.
April 11, 2023
Peterbilt, Kenworth add new 18-speed AMT to lineup
The Eaton-engineered Paccar TX-18 and Paccar TX-18 Pro automated transmissions are available with the Kenworth T680, T880 and W990 and Peterbilt models 567, 389 and 579 equipped with MX-13 and MX-11 engines.
February 15, 2022
Eaton debuts long-awaited extreme duty Endurant transmission
The product suite features two purpose-built, high-performance automated transmissions designed for on-highway applications with high gross combined weight ratings (GCWR) and severe duty.
January 20, 2022
New Jersey dump truck takes down power lines
A dump truck traveling with a raised bed took down power lines and a utility pole in New Jersey this week.
October 6, 2021
International rolls out new electric medium duty model
Available in 217-inch, 236-inch, 254-inch and 272-inch wheelbase, the eMV's battery electric motor provides peak power of over 335 horsepower or 250 kilowatts.
August 31, 2021
Ram updates fuel economy, tech and safety on 2022 Promaster
Ram Commercial introduced Wednesday its 2022 ProMaster commercial van and aimed it squarely at one of the largest commercial customer categories: vocational.
August 26, 2021
Crane Carrier, PositivEnergy team up for electric truck charging
Crane Carrier's parent company, Battle Motors, has partnered with PositivEnergy to provide chargers to municipal accounts for powering up Crane's all-electric refuse trucks.
June 2, 2021
Yokohama's new sanitation tire replaces prior spec
Yokohama's new 506U sanitation tire has a wider tread pattern and is 'highly retreadable.'
June 2, 2021
Autocar's new BADASS dump truck ready for work
Autocar, manufacturer of North America’s oldest line of specialized severe-duty vocational trucks, rolled out its BADASS DC-64D dump truck today, the fourth iteration of the company’s DC-64 severe-duty Class 8 trucks.
May 25, 2021
Get powertrain gains through new technology
Cummins and Allison are trusted powertrain icons who recently talked about steps fleets can take to maximize powertrain efficiency during the virtual 2021 Work Truck Show.
March 26, 2021
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What’s New in 2024 for Chevy's Silverado 1500 Pickup?
The nine-trim lineup boasts max towing of 13,300 pounds, payload of 2,260 pounds and torque of 495 pound-feet.
NTSB eyes speed limiters on passenger vehciles
Freightliner kicks off production of electric medium duty model
Toyota Gives Glimpse of Concept EPU Electric Pickup Truck
Ford recalling almost 1,000 Lightning pickups