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Pronto focusing more on off-road autonomy as on-highway software challenges remain
Though strides have been made in autonomous driving technology, software still "can't generalize and predict" as well as developers had hoped, said Pronto Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer Ognen Stojanovski.
January 31, 2023
Watch: Driving recap of Volvo's VNR Electric
Get a detailed breakdown on how you can tell the truck is ready to move in the absence of the familiar sound of a running diesel engine.
November 2, 2022
Freightliner revamps its M2 and SD models
The M2 112 Plus and 114SD Plus get the DD13 Gen 5 engine and its new vocational power ratings.
September 13, 2022
Watch: Ride along in Western Star's new 57X
Ride along with CCJ Chief Editor Jason Cannon as he takes a spin around the Detroit-Metro area in the most fuel efficient Western Star ever built.
August 26, 2022
Quick spin: International LT gets next-gen update, new global powertrain
International is giving its on-highway LT Series a facelift after 6 years, and it's getting the last combustion engine that parent company Traton Group says it will ever develop.
August 22, 2022
Kenworth fuel cell interest 'amazing' as hydrogen combustion also gains ground
While Kenworth isn't picking favorites in the growing race towards zero emissions, they're definitely seeing more interest in their fuel cell T680 FCEV alongside their all-electric models. Calls for hydrogen combustion are also on the rise.
August 17, 2022
Test drive: Western Star 57X
Western Star's 57X is a high-level premium tractor that the company hopes will appeal to independents and small fleets.
August 3, 2022
Western Star debuts new on-highway truck, 57X
Western Star first introduced an aero model in 2014, but the model is being replaced.
August 2, 2022
Watch: More driving and details on Peterbilt's new Model 579
Watch as CCJ Chief Editor Jason Cannon spends some time getting the walk-around details on Peterbilt's Model 579 before striking out on the open road.
August 1, 2022
Test drive: Peterbilt's refreshed Model 579
Peterbilt's new Model 579 is the perfect blend of new school tech and old school trucking.
July 20, 2022
Cummins hydrogen engine offers more capability, lower cost over all-electric
Cummins talked with CCJ about their recently debuted 15-liter hydrogen engine which they see as an ideal bridge to zero emissions for regional and long-haul where all-electric may not be an ideal fit.
May 20, 2022
Test drive: Isuzu's hulked up F-Series
Isuzu leapt into unfamiliar territory for MY2022: the Class 7 segment and offering a non-Isuzu engine for the first time.
May 17, 2022
Freightliner unveils new electric eCascadia
The fully battery electric eCascadia originally made its debut in 2018 as a proof of concept before swiftly being handed off to demonstration fleets with almost 50 trucking customers running real freight in the real world.
May 9, 2022
Navistar readies for production of new Alabama-built powertrain
Navistar on Wednesday announced it plans to build an all-new integrated powertrain – a package that will include a Navistar-engineered engine and transmission – at its recently expanded Huntsville Powertrain Manufacturing Plant in North Alabama.
April 20, 2022
Volvo debuts new fuel efficient powertrain package
The overall functionality of the I-Torque configuration is that it uses Volvo Trucks’ 13-speed I-Shift feature with crawler gear, and combines the fuel efficiency advantages of direct drive with the performance and flexibility of overdrive.
March 15, 2022
2021: A year in truck test drives
The pandemic shut down a lot of my test driving after late March 2020, but I had high hopes for making up time and miles in 2021.
December 29, 2021
Test drive: Mack MD Series
The MD is Mack’s first all-new truck model since the 2017 debut of Anthem and is one of very few bulldogs to offer a non-Mack powertrain.
November 16, 2021
Western Star canceling 5700XE
The sculpted and sleek 5700XE – XE is for Extreme Efficiency – was Western Star's official attempt at an aero-tractor.
November 10, 2021
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Trucksmiths embracing change
The trucking industry has been changing since horse drawn wagons started being replaced by the first Mack Brothers motorized vehicles in Manhattan in 1904.
Pay and benefits
Pay a top factor for driver turnover but 'not always an amount issue'
House bill offers recruiting and retention incentives, grants to truck drivers
U.S. Xpress names Julie Van de Kamp president of dedicated
Supply chain correction helps put the 'worst of the inflation crisis behind us'
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