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Schuster equips full fleet with E-SMART to improve safety

Deployment was achieved in three months.

Trucker Path offers discounted tax and business solutions

Trucker Path recently announced a partnership with American Truck Business Services (ATBS), the provider of tax and business solutions for truck drivers and small fleets. Accessible via www.atbs.com/trucker-path, Trucker Path users can save money with discounted ATBS offerings. The Trucker Path community can now access the ATBS RumbleStrip series of services through a secure client portal:

OEMs should expect good Class 8 visibility in 2023

Class 8 orders surge along with year-end demand

Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group is now a Mack Certified EV Dealer

Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group, based in Langley, British Columbia, Canada is now a Mack Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer. This designation means that Pacific Coast went through requirements so that it would be able to service and support the Mack LR Electric refuse model. To become EV-certified, Mack dealers must meet numerous safety,

Convoy, J.B. Hunt, Uber Freight partner on API standards

Convoy, J.B. Hunt Transport and Uber Freight recently announced the formation of the Scheduling Standards Consortium (SSC) which aims to solve transportation scheduling challenges by establishing the freight industry’s first formal set of appointment scheduling application programming interface (API) standards. Complex, pervasive, industry-wide challenges such as this require collaborative, industry-wide solutions; the makeup of the SSC’s founding

The biggest truck component stories of 2022

Buckle up and let’s get rolling with the biggest component stories of 2022.

Preliminary North American Class 8 net orders fell in November to 34,300 units

FTR reports preliminary North American Class 8 net orders for November fell to 34,300, well off September’s 56,000-unit record. Orders may have declined over the last two months, but compared to last year’s weak results, they are showing tremendous gains. November order activity was down 20% m/m but up 254% y/y. Class 8 orders now

Talbert Manufacturing celebrates the 75th anniversary of removable gooseneck trailer

Talbert Manufacturing celebrates the 75th anniversary of the release of its non-ground bearing removable gooseneck trailer. First introduced in 1947, the removable gooseneck technology revolutionized safety in the heavy haul trailer industry. Since its inception, Talbert has designed two different removable gooseneck trailers: the hydraulic detachable gooseneck trailers and the mechanical detachable gooseneck trailers. The

ERoad launches Clarity Get for Clarity dashcam

ERoad recently announced the launch of Clarity Get, an expansion on the ERoad dashcam video telematics solution, Clarity Solo. Clarity Get allows fleets to view video clips that are important to your operation, as well as historical video footage from MyEROAD, a cloud-based fleet management platform or mobile application. EROAD Clarity Get combines HD video, GPS tracking

Ryder deploys Volvo VNR Electric trucks to service Volvo assembly operations 

Volvo Trucks North America has delivered seven Volvo VNR Electric trucks to Ryder System to support local supply chain routes servicing the Volvo Group’s truck assembly operations in Pennsylvania. Ryder replaced the diesel trucks that were previously servicing the route and will operate the zero-tailpipe emissions Class 8 battery-electric trucks to support the Volvo Group’s

ATRI Research evaluates charging infrastructure challenges for the U.S. EV fleet

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released a new report that assesses the infrastructure requirements for converting the U.S. vehicle fleet to battery electric. This analysis, a 2021 top priority of ATRI’s Research Advisory Committee, focused on three critical challenges for nationwide vehicle electrification: The study found that full electrification of the U.S. vehicle fleet would

Strong November Class 8 orders likely pushed backlog higher

Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in November were 33,000 units, while NA Classes 5-7 net orders were 21,400 units. Complete industry data for November, including final order numbers, will be published by ACT Research in mid-December. Regarding the strength in Class 8 orders, Eric Crawford, vice president and senior analyst, ACT, shared, “OEMs having