Equipment

Cummins unveils two new 15-liter engines for 2017, rebrands heavy-duty lineup

Tolls to increase for ninth consecutive year on Pennsylvania Turnpike

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will raise toll rates 6 percent across the board for E-ZPass and cash-paying drivers in 2017.

Indicators: Fed’s report shows slowdown in trucking activity

The Federal Reserve reports a recent drop in demand for trucking services, while ports and the overall economy showed modest progress.

Chevy’s new cabover headed to dealers

Depending on the model, wheelbases ranging from 109 to 212 inches will be available with GVWRs ranging from 12,000 lbs. to 19,500 lbs.

Carrier wins classification suit involving leased owner-operators

An Oregon appeals court has ruled that owner-operators leased to CEVA Freight are independent contractors according to state law and not company employees, thereby freeing ...

Trucking’s role in terror may be in next president’s crosshairs

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have long feared commercial trucks would play a role in domestic terror attacks beyond the use of HazMat.

Daimler rolls out industry’s first electric heavy truck

The Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck is based on a heavy-duty, three-axle short-radius Mercedes-Benz distribution truck but developers revised the drive concept.

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CVSA puts 14 percent of inspected trucks out-of-service during unannounced brake check day

CVSA says 12.4 percent of vehicles inspected were placed out-of-service for brake violations, and 13.9 percent of vehicles were placed out-of-service for violations other than ...

Kenworth launches new OS, Android app

Kenworth adds it will update the new Kenworth Essentials app regularly with new features.

Lightening the load: new options to outsource compliance

As the transportation industry continues to go electronic, third party service providers see increased demand from fleets to hand over controls for managing information

Gorilla Safety offers new asset tracking product

Gorilla Safety’s new Gorilla Trax device attaches to the vehicle or asset and communicates with its mobile app when a driver is in proximity.

Blue Tree Systems launches new interface for telematics

With FleetManager.com, each user creates their own workspace by selecting the data types they want to see.

Mack offering virtual test drive of mDRIVE HD 13-speed

Using virtual reality headgear, Google Cardboard or a smartphone, viewers can take a 360-degree look of the cab interior, as well as see what it ...

ATRI wants carriers to rank trucking’s top issues

The annual survey, being issued for the 12th year, asks industry stakeholders to rank the top issues of concern for trucking, along with strategies for ...

Paccar sales dip, income up

The company reported net income of $481.3 million in the quarter versus $447.2 million in the second quarter last year.