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FTR: March trailer production, orders down year-over-year

FTR says trailer production dropped 21% y/y, March orders were down 18% y/y and 25% below the average for the last 12 months.

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From the Show Floor: Electric truck technology, enforcing CARB regulations

How will CARB regulations be enforced? What is the state of current and future EV trucking technology? We ask experts to get answers for you.

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WattEV orders 153 battery electric trucks for its fleet

This order will bring its total fleet capacity to 189 Class 8 battery-electric trucks.

The vital nature of multi-v belt systems

From the alternator to A/C, the multi-v belt uses a truck’s engine to operate crucial components. Here’s how to keep things running smoothly.

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From the Show Floor: Timely decisions on trucking decarbonization

ACT Expo is back, and we’re covering it for you. Let’s kick things off with new technologies and new regulations.

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Truck OEM execs gather to talk electrification

An EV roundtable brought competitors from across the industry together to discuss their common decarbonization goals.

Mack adds LR Electric side loader adoption; achieves CARB/HVIP eligibility; talks EVs at ACT Expo

Mack Trucks now offers the ability to integrate the Heil fully electric RevAMP Automated Side Loader (ASL) with its Mack LR Electric Class 8 battery-electric vehicle (BEV) as an option through Heil Environment, which upfits and sells the body.  Mack made the announcement during the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo. The fully electric compactor and

Lion Electric unveils new Class 8 truck

The company expects the Lion8 Tractor to be commercially available in the middle of this year.

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Kenworth unveils SuperTruck 2

Kenworth’s SuperTruck 2 utilizes a PACCAR MX-11 engine, rated at 440 HP, driven through a PACCAR TX-12 automated transmission.

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Volvo pulls the curtain on autonomous truck

The autonomous truck is built on the foundation of the new VNL and made in partnership with Aurora.

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Tesla talks Semi: ‘Now is the time to scale’

We now have an official answer to the question: What’s up with the Tesla Semi?

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Volvo on Demand battery electric truck adoption program launches

Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) launched Volvo on Demand, a Truck-as-a-Service (TaaS) business model focused on battery electric trucks in collaboration with Volvo Financial Services (VFS). Volvo says Volvo on Demand was designed as a solution to simplify the acquisition and reduce the major upfront investment in battery-electric vehicles. Volvo on Demand provides qualified customers