Equipment

Tesla says electric heavy-duty truck already in development

Tesla says an electric semi could be ready for unveiling next year.

June trailer orders continue skid, hit lowest point in 7 years

Orders have totaled 271,000 units the last 12 months with backlogs falling to their lowest level since September 2014.

Volvo confirms 300 layoffs coming to Va. truck plant amid poor truck orders

Volvo this week said it will be cutting about 300 workers at its North River Valley truck plant in Dublin, Va., due to the past year's downturn in Class 8 ...

European Commission slams truck maker ‘cartel’ for price fixing

In leveling of fines, the commission says it took into account the respective companies' sales of medium trucks and heavy trucks in the EEA, as well as the serious nature ...

Shell unveils next-gen Rotella oil, expected to boost fuel economy

Shell Lubricants announced Tuesday the next generation of its Rotella heavy-duty diesel engine oils -- the CK-4 Rotella product line and the low-viscosity FA-4 Rotella products. The new lubricants, part ...

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PSI announces investment in new automatic aero device

The system is deployed automatically and the company says it has the flexibility to be used with roll-up doors, as well as swing doors, unlike other conventional boat-tail designs.

Volvo profit slides, cuts truck forecast

Volvo's North American truck orders dropped 29 percent in the second quarter, and the Gothenburg, Sweden-based company shaved 10,000 trucks from its most recent forecast adjustment – down to 240,000 ...

CVSN says new alliance brings OE-level tech training to aftermarket

As trucks become more integrated with computers, specific training will be necessary for technicians.

Right to Repair designed to make service faster, more accessible to fleets

Until the MOU was passed, fleets, owner operators, and those responsible for maintaining newer model trucks had to take their power units back to a dealership for a number of ...

Sales of natural gas trucks down more than 20% to last year

Infrastructure continues to be built at targeted locations at a slowing pace, but existing natural gas equipment users are still committed to its long-term viability and emission benefits.

Report: Clean diesels make up more than 40% of trucks on the road

In Indiana, Utah, Oklahoma and Texas, more than 50 percent of registered diesel trucks are newer cleaner trucks.

SAF-Holland reportedly makes bid to acquire Haldex

According to the report, SAF-Holland made a cash bid of 94.42 kronor for Haldex each share , a premium of 11 percent over the closing price before the proposal.

Lawmaker still seeks glider kit reprieve as final Phase 2 rule looms

This is the second go-round for Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) and her amendment, which has the support of independent retailers of glider kits.

Auto safety advocates want autonomous tech off the road

The letter was sent to Obama as the Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) prepare to issue as early as next Tuesday new guidance on ...

International adds predictive cruise to on-highway trucks

International says its predictive cruise control uses preinstalled GPS maps and updated commercial route data to make adjustments to cruising speed without the need to pre-drive the route.