Heavy Duty Trucks News
Fuel Efficiency Faceoff: The new driver challenge

How hard can it be? I quickly find out that fuel efficiency is the last thing on a new driver’s mind.

Trailer industry sees positive year-over-year net order comparisons for the first time in 2023

ACT Research said that caution is still appropriate despite the good news these numbers bring.

Work Truck Solutions: Demand, prices for trucks growing

Work Truck Solutions data shows growing demand for new work trucks and vans, with average prices reaching record highs.

Nikola launches hydrogen fuel cell commercial EV

Nikola says the hydrogen fuel cell electric truck features a range of up to 500 miles and an estimated fueling time as low as 20 minutes.

Volvo Trucks extends sponsorship of America’s Road Team for 2024 

Volvo Trucks North America announced that it will once again serve as sponsor of the America’s Road Team public outreach program in 2024. Created by the ATA in 1986, America’s Road Team navigates across the nation annually to embody the dedication, teamwork, and paramount role of America’s 3.6 million professional truck drivers in propelling the

Daimler Truck North America launches Extended Optimum for used truck coverage

The extended coverage comes with genuine OEM parts and service through DTNA’s dealer service network.

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index plunged deeper into negative territory in August

With fuel costs stabilizing for now, the outlook is for improved conditions, but FTR says that it does not expect the TCI to turn consistently positive until late 2024.

ACT Research: Weak freight fundamentals and declining demand warrant caution ahead

With the 2024 order season opening in September, the Class 8 backlog increased by 8,700 units from August to 161,300 units, and the backlog-to-build ratio increased to 5.5 months, according to the latest numbers from ACT Research. “Order season for 2024 kicks off with mixed conditions across the various Classes 5-8 vehicle end-markets,” said Kenny

Cambridge, Mass., sets its sights on fossil-fuel-free future

The sizeable city of Cambridge details its Clean Fleet Initiative.

Fullbay announces dates for 2024 Diesel Connect Conference

Diesel Connect serves as a heavy-duty repair industry event, allowing shop owners to connect with their peers and business partners to navigate strategies and tactics to grow their businesses.

Greenlane announces chief executive officer

Before joining Greenlane, he held the position of president and chief operating officer of EV Connect.

September numbers show spike in trailer orders

ACT Research: “While this certainly is a welcome sign for the industry, one month of robust orders does not guarantee the full year.”