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Mercedes teases new-look Sprinter

The market launch will begin in Europe in the first half of next year, with the other markets to follow. 

Cummins discusses the future of engine, powertrain technologies

During a press conference at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta, Cummins laid out its strategy for the future roles of engines and powertrains as autonomy, electrification and ...

Eaton Cummins debuts new 12-speed automatic

Endurant will be paired with the Cummins X15 Efficiency Series engine beginning in October for Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks.

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 ...
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Report: Truck safety tech could prevent 63,000 crashes annually

In 2015, heavy trucks were involved in more than 400,000 crashes, resulting in more than 4,000 deaths and 116,000 injuries – up four percent from 2014.

Daimler: Electric trucks have potential but diesel is here to stay

The advent of electric powered vehicles is not something new but through the years there had been little feasibility to using them.

Six tire killers that hurt CSA scores

Tires that aren’t mounted correctly to the truck or trailer never stand a chance to reach their wear potential.

New engine oils, now recommended by all OEMs, show extended drain intervals, better fuel economy

The trucking industry’s transition to a new generation of engine oils, which began last December, has gone smoothly, say top engineers for Shell Rotella. All OEs now recommend their use, ...

Test drive: Mack Anthem

After more than a decade on the highway, Mack's Pinnacle tractor will yield its position as the company's flagship long-haul truck next model year. Anthem – a tractor that made its ...

FedEx Freight wins fifth straight TMC Tech Skills title

FedEx is the only fleet to ever win the team competition since it began five years ago.

Nikola taps Bosch in development of Class 8 truck powertrain electrification systems

The overall vehicle controls will also be jointly developed based upon Bosch’s vehicle control software and hardware.

Spec’ing used trucks for resale

From CCJ's Time to Sell feature on the state of the used truck market: Companies seeking the best returns from the sale of used equipment should anticipate what will matter ...