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Volvo Trucks shows off new Driver Assist platform with latest crash avoidance tech

The system constantly reads the road ahead, using the camera system to identify other vehicles and the radar system to track their movement. Should the system detect an impending rear-end ...

Phase 2 truck emissions regulations officially slated for publication

The Phase 2 standards will build on the Phase 1 standards, according to the 2,762-page joint rulemaking, and are projected to see fuel savings as high as 25 percent, depending ...

Riding along in Navistar’s SuperTruck

Aside from freight efficiency, Navistar used its SuperTruck as a proving grounds for technologies currently available on its highway tractors.

New tractor-trailer emissions regulations unlikely to be affected by election

The fast-approaching Nov. 8 federal elections likely won’t disrupt the implementation of the recently finalized Phase 2 emissions regulations for tractor-trailers, set to be phased in over the next 10 ...

Volvo cuts 143 workers at heavy-duty engine plant

Declining truck sales led Volvo Trucks to layoff 143 employees last month at its powertrain factory in Hagerstown, Md.

New Navistar program helps fleets manage cores, surplus components

Cores are employed to remanufacture a returned part and restore it to like new condition.

Trailer orders slide as market ‘cools’

The lower than expected orders and stronger build rates resulted in the backlog dipping below 100,000 trailers for the first time since January 2014.

Pete, Kenworth commit to MATS next year

The 2017 MATS will be held March 23-25 at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

Test drive: International LT Series

Upgraded aerodynamic features on the new International LT Series include an aero-contoured hood, fender, wheel opening and chassis skirts and an aero-enhanced three-piece front bumper.

Meritor debuts new lightweight brake drum

Meritor says Opti-Lite drums do not require welded-on weights and offer an optimized balance spec for smoother performance on the road.

Isuzu releases details of its 2018 Class 6 truck

The FTR is slated to go into production at a new facility in Charlotte, Mich. mid-next year.

Stoughton Parts Sales expanding warehouse

Stoughton Parts Sales General Manager Stephen Terrill says the additional space will allow the company to stock even more products.

DOT, FMCSA aim for zero on-highway deaths within 30 years

The Department of Transportation announced Oct. 5 a new initiative targeting an ambitious highway safety goal by the year 2046: Zero fatalities from on-road crashes.