Now we come to the answer to the question that started it all: How fuel efficient can a new truck driver be? As we saw in the first half of the Fuel Efficiency Faceoff drive pitting Super Spec’er Joel Morrow against CDL-newbie Jason Morgan, handing a new driver the keys to a hyper fuel-efficient truck
The used Class 8 average retail sale price fell 1% month-over-month and 25% year-over-year.
The biggest stories from November focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place.
“Moving forward, it is likely that diesel prices will determine what the change in the index will be for the next few months.”
Year-to-date, cumulative new business volume was up 0.7% compared to 2022.
October net orders, at 35,300 units, were 26% higher year-over-year, and 4,000 units more than were booked in September.
The outlook is for consistently negative readings for the TCI in 2024.
The battle to earn the CDL is over, but the fight to crown a fuel efficiency champion is just getting started.
The trucks will run routes in the Montreal area for Loblaw Companies Limited.
Orders were at their highest level since December 2022.
The automated manual transmission is now available in Kenworth T680 and T880 trucks in Mexico and Latin America.
After struggling with shifting, the CDL test is ahead on this episode of the Fuel Efficiency Faceoff.