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Could autonomous trucks and cars end traffic jams in major U.S. cities?

We're far from having the integrated infrastructure and number of autonomous vehicles we need to kill congestion. But the idea is a sound one and highlights how autonomous vehicles could ...

Hino to offer custom paint schemes

Hino Trucks has announced custom color paint options for all conventional trucks beginning with 2017 model year. Hino will now offer a wide variety of exterior truck colors that customers ...

DTNA leadership talks new engines, marketshare and autonomous trucks in industry update

The principle leaders of Daimler Trucks, along with Roger Penske, fielded questions from the press Nov. 20 following the North American launch of the company's new medium duty diesel engines ...

Peterbilt adds predictive cruise, 11-liter engine to EPIQ fuel efficiency spec

Peterbilt has a new mid-range sleeper spec as well as a new 11-liter diesel engine to go along with it. At a test drive outside of Dallas late last month, ...

Senate to highway bill conference: Forget twin 33-foot trailers

A bipartisan effort passed the Senate Tuesday, Nov. 10, opposing a federal mandate that would allow 33-foot double trailers, up from the current 28-foot limit.
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LKQ flexing its muscle in heavy-duty truck parts market

Nearly every component ever installed on a heavy-duty truck can be found at an LKQ Heavy Truck location.

Video: CCJ test drives latest Eaton-Cummins integrated powertrain

CCJ Executive Editor Jack Roberts last week took an International ProStar equipped with the SmartAdvantage powertrain — a pairing of Cummins ISX15 and the Eaton UltraShiftPLUS automated-manual transmission — for ...

Eaton and Cummins expand features, hp options for SmartAdvantage powertrain offering

Eaton and Cummins announced Wednesday, Nov. 4, upgrades to their jointly-developed and marketed SmartAdvantage optimized powertrain at the Eaton Proving Grounds outside of Marshall, MI., as well as upgrades across ...

One-minute interviews: Eaton talks transmission update, Cummins talks 2017 ISX15

Peterbilt to offer Paccar MX-11 engine in Model 579, 567 trucks

Peterbilt will offer the Paccar’s new MX-11 engine in its Model 579 and Model 567 trucks beginning Nov. 13.

Volvo issues recall for approximately 8,200 trucks

Volvo Trucks North America has issued two recalls recently, affecting approximately 8,200 trucks total.

Used truck prices fall off as fleets upgrade, used market inventory jumps

An influx of used sleeper tractors to the marketplace has caused prices to plummet.

Navistar recalls 74 ProStars over faulty ECM

Navistar has issued a recall on certain International trucks due to the possibility of the Engine Control Module short circuiting, causing the engine to stall without warning.

Truck manufacturers recalling nearly 11,000 trucks in Fontaine recall

All major North American truck manufacturers have issued recalls for certain trucks equipped with Fontaine Ultra LT Fifth Wheel connectors, which were recalled by Fontaine in September.

Mack: Take rate of automated transmission hits 70 percent in on-highway Pinnacle model

Mack’s automated manual transmission (AMT) mDRIVE recently exceeded 70 percent penetration in Mack Pinnacle axle back models and is also now the dominant transmission choice in Pinnacle axle forward models ...