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Electric van upstart readies deployment of smart charging platform

The fleet operating system Chanje plans to deploy with the eMotorWerks JuiceNet platform employs automated, multi-tiered control algorithms and load balancing to allow multiple charging stations to operate simultaneously under ...

Fuso first to showcase heavy-duty, electric on-highway truck

While parts of the trucking world wait for the twice-delayed debut of Tesla's electric truck, Fuso on Wednesday beat them to the punch. A division of Daimler Trucks, Fuso unveiled its Vision ...

Connectivity a key component in the future of trucking

Sandeep Kar, chief strategy officer at Fleet Complete, a global commercial vehicle telematics and Internet of Things firm, says a truck will never be fully able to drive itself without ...

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 ...
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DTNA’s Nielsen talks Class 8 electrification, connectivity and active safety advancements

As non-traditional players enter the trucking space with promises of electrified powertrains for Class 8 truck applications, Daimler Trucks North America says it too is working on an electrified powertrain ...

Navistar launches Uptime Command Center, announces 2 percent price increase for MY-2019 trucks

With its new Uptime Command Center 24/7-onproad support program, Navistar aims to improve customer productivity with the promise of completed repairs within 48 hours after diagnosing a problem for OnCommand ...

Wabco adds to ADAS suite with OnSide blind spot alert system

Wabco introduced its OnSide advanced blind spot detection system for commercial trucks and trailers. The short-range radar-based system monitors and provides a visual signal as cars enter the truck’s blind ...

Hyliion promises 30 percent fuel savings with electric-hybrid retrofit

Hyliion announced it is moving into production next month for its 6X4HE retrofit solution for long-haul trucks that uses hybrid electrification to deliver fuel savings, lower emissions, instant telematics and ...

FlowBelow adds trailer aero package, expands sales network

FlowBelow has introduced its new Trailer AeroSlider system, an expansion of its portfolio of tractor aerodynamic devices. The new system complements existing trailer skirts, tails and other trailer aerodynamic devices ...

Test drive: Eaton Endurant 12 speed transmission

Endurant is the first product to launch under the Eaton-Cummins joint powertrain venture.

Network with nation’s top fleets at CCJ Solutions Summit

Networking with other fleets allows attendees to find out what works and what doesn't for other trucking companies, as well as the chance to develop strategies for solving trucking's biggest ...

Stoughton redesigns its Platinum Series grain trailer

All Platinum Series grain trailers come standard with a 34-degree hopper slope for faster and better clean-outs.

New drop deck trailer from Talbert Manufacturing

Troy Geisler, Talbert vice president of sales and marketing, says the new trailer was designed to offer improved flexibility when hauling different types of equipment.

California proposes altering regulations to allow driverless vehicles

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) on Wednesday released a revised version of proposed regulations that establishes a path for testing and public use of driverless-- that is, completely unmanned -- ...