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Cargo Transporters gets drivers talking about safety with Lytx Score Challenge

Cargo Transporters Inc., an asset-based regional and national carrier, is kicking off the Lytx Score Challenge, a new program aimed at promoting safety. For the Lytx Score Challenge, randomly chosen pairs of Cargo Transporters drivers will compete against each other for the lowest weekly Risk Score. The scores will be determined based on events captured

ConMet eMobility, Carrier Transicold, Sysco Corp. deliver zero-emission refrigerated trailer technology

ConMet eMobility, Carrier Transicold and Sysco Corp., a leader in foodservice distribution, have entered into an agreement to supply Sysco with new zero-emission refrigeration systems as part of a commercial evaluation program. The new system combines the ConMet PreSet Plus eHub with Carrier’s Vector refrigeration unit to provide fleets a zero-emission solution for commercial trailers. Regenerative

Noregon releases major upgrades for JPRO Professional

Noregon has released the first update of 2022 for their in-shop diagnostic and troubleshooting application, JPRO Professional. The version – officially titled JPRO Professional 2022 v1 – is now available for new purchases and updates. This release includes additional support, coverage, and bi-directional tests for major component and vehicle manufacturers, plus visual enhancements to the

Peterbilt EV models eligible for CARB HVIP voucher

Peterbilt Motors Co. announced that its lineup of electric vehicles are eligible for the 2022 Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). HVIP has been a highly successful program for California-based EV customers with many utilizing the HVIP program to add Peterbilt EV Models to

Lytx recognizes Driver of the Year, Coach of the Year winners

Lytx announced the winners of its 2022 Driver of the Year and Coach of the Year awards. The 2022 honorees were selected from a record number of more than 250 drivers and coaches nominated by their organizations. Each driver and coach share a commitment to safety, demonstrated by their outstanding driving behavior and a passion for sharing

GreenPath Logistics taps Hyliion Hypertruck ERX trucks to move toward sustainability

Hyliion Holdings Corp announced that GreenPath Logistics has ordered 50 units backed by deposits to secure Hypertruck ERX production slots. After their Ride and Drive experience at Hyliion’s headquarters, the Dallas-based, full-service private fleet—which uses only vehicles powered by alternative fuels—is the first member of the Hypertruck Innovation Council to place an order of Hypertruck

FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index continued to improve

FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) for December improved from the November -9.0 reading to -6.9 primarily due to a drop in fuel prices during the month.  Even though lower fuel costs helped shippers in December, they will be a significant near-term negative as diesel prices surged in January. Fuel costs aside, the outlook is for

Meritor announces collaboration with ConMet eMobility to enable zero-emission trailers

Meritor announced it has entered into a collaboration agreement with ConMet in which Meritor will develop purpose-built trailer suspensions and brakes, as well as tire inflation systems to work with ConMet’s PreSet Plus eHub. This system will enable production of zero-emissions refrigerated trailers. To deliver this electrified trailer solution, Meritor is redesigning its trailer suspension

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Mack Trucks next generation LR Electric improves range, capacity

Mack Trucks has announced that its next generation Mack LR Electric battery-electric vehicle (BEV) is now available for order. With 448 continuous horsepower and 4,051 lb.-ft. of peak output torque from zero RPM, the LR Electric has a two-speed Mack Powershift transmission, Mack mRIDE suspension and Mack’s proprietary S462R 46,000-pound rear axles. The LR Electric’s vehicle propulsion is offered through

DHL reduces emissions by deploying solar panels on fleet

DHL Express is investing in the environment by installing solar panel units on trucks within its U.S. pickup and delivery fleet, reducing fuel consumption in markets throughout the country. Equipping 67 of DHL Express’ medium- and heavy-duty trucks with the innovative TRAILAR solar technology is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by 1,000 KG per year for each

Kenworth of South Florida–Fort Pierce relocates, upgrades to full-service dealership

Kenworth of South Florida–Fort Pierce, has relocated to a new location and upgraded its parts and service store to a full-service dealership. “Our previous facility was on a small lot, which limited our ability to grow and provide a full range of services to our customers,” said Todd Hays, Kenworth of South Florida, dealer principal.

International Truck recognizes its North American Dealer of the Year

International Truck announces Ryan Nelson, dealer principal of Nelson Leasing Inc., as the 2021 North American Dealer of the Year. The award recognizes the top International dealer for their commitment to provide industry-leading uptime and unparalleled performance in annual sales, service and customer satisfaction. In March of 1953, Nelson Leasing was founded by Nelson’s father. Currently,