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Freightliner recalls certain 2017-2018 Cascadia tractors

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling approximately 138 Freightliner Cascadia trucks due to a potential steering issue.

EPA to rescind glider kit emissions regs enacted last year

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt earlier this year announced the agency's intentions to reevaluate the glider-specific portions of the Phase 2 standards. The agency followed through on Friday. It filed a ...

Dana steer axle recall extends to nearly 19,000 Kenworth, Peterbilt, International tractors

The recall affects trucks equipped with certain Dana D-Series and E-Series steer axles. NHTSA documents state that drivers of affected trucks would notice an audible noise and looseness in steering ...

Volvo, Mack, Autocar recalling more than 1,000 trucks for potential steer axle issue

A potential problem in Dana D-Series and E-Series steer axles that could result in a complete loss of steering prompted Mack, Volvo and Autocar to recall more than 1,000 potentially ...

Ryder to make Aperia’s Halo automatic tire inflation system standard on rental fleet

Ryder System announced Wednesday it is making Aperia's Halo automatic tire inflation system standard for its heavy-duty rental fleet, as well as its ChoiceLease program and SelectCare program.
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Mitchell 1 beefs up RepairConnect diagnostics software

In addition to engine diagnostic trouble codes, fleets can now access ABS and transmission diagnostic and repair information in a single location through its TruckSeries dashboard. TruckSeries is Mitchell 1’s ...

Bendix’ new Intellipark systems aims to prevent rollaways

Bendix introduced Tuesday at the North American Commercial Vehicle show in Atlanta several new products and updates to existing offerings, including a software update for its Wingman Fusion collision mitigation ...

Volvo updates interior of vocational VHD series

Volvo Trucks North America debuted at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show new interiors for the Volvo VHD vocational lineup to add new seating choices, enhanced ergonomics and driver convenience ...

Volvo eyes trucking’s future with 2017 product updates

In a year that’s seen the company roll out two updated tractors and a futuristic concept tractor-trailer, Volvo Trucks North America said Monday it's readying itself for the future of ...

Shell Rotella nears completion of Starship concept rig aimed at hyper efficiency

Shell’s futuristic concept tractor-trailer, dubbed the Starship Initiative, is on track to be completed within the coming months and could perform a cross-country efficiency test run as early as the ...

Detroit earns ‘Hardest Working Cities’ designation from Freightliner

The company says its Hardest Working Cities winners are determined by a review of approximately 400 metropolitan census areas across 11 different key economic performance indicators.

Class 8 truck market to jump, stabilize in coming years

Despite their recent 18-month slump, Class 8 truck orders are forecasted by research firm FTR to jump to 247,000 this year and upwards of 300,000 in 2018 -- a healthy ...

Front axle weight issue prompts recall of certain 2017-18 Western Star 4900 trucks

Daimler Trucks is recalling a few dozen Western Star 4900 trucks in which the weight of the front axle could exceed the spring capacity.

Navistar sees quarterly profits for second time in 5 years, gains $37M in 2017 3Q

Navistar International Corp., the parent company of International Trucks, reported Wednesday a net income of $37 million for the third quarter of the 2017 fiscal year. The gains came in ...