Heavy Duty Trucks News
NACFE identifies methods to reduce freight emissions in intermodal

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) found three ways the intermodal shipping segment can reduce emissions.

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Peterbilt expands collision mitigation features for Model 579

Bendix Fusion Stop & Auto-Go has been added as a standard feature.

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Vipar Heavy Duty donates to charities at Impact Conference

The company, with the help of its partners, donated to the Wyakin Foundation and GiGi’s Playhouse this year.

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Kenworth, Werner Enterprises deliver the Capitol Christmas tree

A Kenworth T680 Signature Edition delivered the 63-foot-tall Norway Spruce U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree.

ATRI: Carriers experience excessive rates from predatory truck towing

ATRI’s report examines the causes and countermeasures of predatory heavy-duty towing

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Tim Hortons adds Volvo VNR Electric trucks to its fleet

The Canadian restaurant chain will use the trucks to transport food and beverage products from two distribution centers to its restaurants.

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Bendix Monterrey, Mexico technical center marks five years

The center now has 80 engineers and roughly three dozen administrative employees in a facility expanded to more than 25,500 square feet.

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Class 8 orders show expected decline in October, FTR says

FTR’s numbers have Class 8 orders for October at 28,000 units.

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Daimler Truck N.A. adds eCascadia trucks to its logistics fleet

These vehicles will be utilized to pick up parts from various supplier locations in the Pacific Northwest and deliver them to DTNA’s consolidation center in Portland.

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Peterbilt marks 750,000 trucks assembled at Denton facility

Peterbilt presented TMC Transportation, Inc. with the keys to the Model 579 at the Denton plant.

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Fuel Efficiency Faceoff finish line

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

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