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Paccar transmission now available with MX-11 engine on Kenworth T680

The lightweight transmission, which is 105 pounds lighter than comparable models, is a good match for the MX-11, which is 400 pounds lighter than 13-liter engines.

Waymo deploys autonomous tractor-trailers in Atlanta

Waymo, a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet, announced last week it will begin testing self-driving tractor-trailers this month in Atlanta. The trucks will haul freight in the Atlanta area ...

Starsky Robotics completes first known fully autonomous run without a driver in cab

A remote driver more than 100 miles from small country road near the Town of Clewiston in Hendry County, Fla. placed the bobtail tractor in drive, centered the truck in ...

Hino sets sights on heavy truck segment with Class 7-8 debut set for 2020 model year

Both the Class 7 and Class 8 truck come standard with Dana axles and drivelines, Wabco brakes and Hendrickson suspension.

Mack builds more flexibility into MHD, adds ride height to Granite

Equipped with the Cummins L9 engine, the MHD now features a new lower option of 330 horsepower.
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Goodyear debuts Tire Optix monitoring solution at TMC

Goodyear enhanced its Total Solutions product offering Wednesday with the introduction Goodyear Tire Optix at ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting in Atlanta. Johnny McIntosh, general manager, commercial business ...

International debuts MV Series work truck

The MV Series launch completes the company’s Project Horizon product refresh, and features improved cab design and other driver-centric enhancements already found across International's Class 8 trucks.

Ford adds diesel to Transit Connect cargo lineup, upgrades comfort and tech

Both the new 2-liter, the 1.5-liter EcoBlue come with EcoMode and EcoCoach, which helps monitor fuel economy and encourage fuel-efficient driving behaviors.

Fuso set to debut gas-powered FE trucks this year

New Class 4 FE140 gas and FE160 gas models will be on dealer lots by the middle of this year.

Shell answers ‘What’s possible?’ with Starship Project concept truck

Shell Lubricants unveiled its Starship Project concept truck, a fuel-sipping Class 8 combination tractor-trailer designed in conjunction with AirFlow Truck Company to showcase the feasibility of energy-efficient freight movement. “We seek ...

Uber’s autonomous venture eyes transfer hubs for driverless vehicles

Uber ATG, the branch of Uber dedicated to developing self-driving vehicles, said Tuesday it is "focused on a system to take the driver out of the vehicle" on freeways with ...

Peterson unveils real-time intelligent trailer system

Peterson says its PULSE system brings trailers up to speed with today’s smartest trucks.

Freightliner adds makes Meritor air disc brakes, Detroit Assurance 4.0 standard on Cascadia

Detroit Assurance 4.0 and the integration of air disc brakes on all wheels reflect the company's goal of reducing or mitigating collisions.

Cooper Tires launches Cooper-branded tires for medium and large fleet customers

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company announced the launch of new Cooper-branded truck and bus tires aimed at fleet and OEM market. Cooper will launch three application-based tire series available beginning ...