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Volvo launches new VNL long-haul tractor

All new VNL models with the exception of the VNL 760 will be in production in September; the VNL 760 enters production in November.

Marmon-Herrington’s Sisu planetary drive axles

Marmon-Herrington’s Sisu 90,000-pound tandem-axle and 136,000-pound tridem-axle sets are double-reduction planetary drive axles suited for heavy-duty applications such as mining, heavy haul and oil and gas. The tandem axle offers ...

Great Dane moves to new Atlanta facility

The trailer manufacturer says the new location features an expanded parts showroom and a bigger stock yard. It also boasts a new and pre-owned trailer and truck body display lot, ...

Cummins to introduce fully electrified powertrain for urban transportation in 2019

The timing of the Cummins announcement coincides with the precipitous price drop of batteries and electronic components required to make electrified powertrain technology a viable alternative to diesel power.

Volvo rolls out new VNR regional tractor

The VNR will be available in three models; daycab, 42-inch flat roof sleeper and 61-inch mid-roof sleeper.
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International debuts new regional tractor

International Truck on Thursday continued it's product update cycle with the launch of its new International RH Series Class 8 regional haul tractor.

New research shows turnover predictors for women drivers

New research from Stay Metrics shows that dissatisfaction with the tractor is the top reason women drivers leave their carriers. Concerns about the maintenance department and maintenance frequency are also ...

Pilot Flying J launches roadside maintenance service

Roadside assistance trucks are currently operating in more than fifteen cities across the country, including Knoxville, Tenn., Effingham, Ill. and Raphine, Va., with more than 150 additional trucks to come ...

Thermo King introduces three new power management products

The new products include a boost charger, which takes the input power and boosts it to a healthy level for what is being charged; an auto-start module that automatically activates ...

Video: Test driving Volvo’s highly efficient SuperTruck

CCJ Equipment Editor Jason Cannon got behind the wheel of Volvo's SuperTruck concept vehicle last month. In the video here, Volvo engineers discuss the SuperTruck's features and how the company ...

Q&A: Martin Daum reflects on time as DTNA chief

Since 2009, Martin Daum, former president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America and newly appointed Member of the Board of Management with responsibility for the Daimler Trucks and Daimler ...

Volvo cancels layoffs at truck plant, cites positive market trends

Volvo said in December it would likely have to layoff 500 workers due to high truck inventories and sinking truck demand. A slight reversal of those trends of late -- ...

Modern trucks present fleets with challenges, opportunities

The technological sophistication of today's trucks has presented carriers with a host of challenges, with some of them disguised as opportunities, said an HDAW panel Monday.

CCJ Innovator: U.S. Xpress takes command of true lifecycle asset costs

U.S. Xpress brought a multi-disciplinary team together to tackle big challenges in fleet maintenance using business intelligence.

Volvo braking-related recall affects more than 6,000 trucks

The company says the parameters for the dryers were set too low at one-third of the required volume, which can cause oil and water to contaminate the brake system and ...