Heavy Duty Trucks News
Range Energy receives $23.5M in new financing for electric trailers

This recent funding follows the company’s $8M seed round from November 2022, bringing total funding to $31.5M.

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MEMA responds to finalized EPA Phase 3 standards

MEMA and its members welcome the EPA’s final rule for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles.

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The search is on: Returning initiative to reward military veteran driver with Kenworth T680

The competition is searching for America’s top rookie military veteran driver, who transitioned into trucking after military service.

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Full Truck Alliance releases 2023 fiscal report

FTA says y/y net revenues and fulfilled orders were up considerably, while its net income more than quadrupled from 2022.

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NACFE: natural gas sits in ‘messy middle’

The organization believes RNG to be a good fuel for fleets looking to decarbonize now, but expects some companies may hold out for BEVs.

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Last Peterbilt Model 389 raises $1.5M for charity, so far

Peterbilt and Rush Truck Centers split $1.5M between two charities, the last Model 389 is now part of a sweepstakes which will benefit a third.

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Volvo, Westport joint venture to reduce long haul CO2 emissions

The companies anticipate that the joint venture will become operational in Q2 of 2024.

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EPA finalizes Phase 3, slows stringency before MY 2032

The new emissions standards are expected to improve public health and air quality, while giving companies enough lead time to meet the goals.

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Kodiak and Martin Brower partner for autonomous delivery

Martin Brower and Kodiak are making 8 autonomous food deliveries per week to quick service restaurants between Dallas and Oklahoma City.

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CARB’s Clean Truck Check testing pushed back to 2025

This delay is only for required inspections, meaning fleets and owner/operators are still expected to register and pay fees.

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XL Specialized names Canadian sales manager

Richard Minotti is going to step into the role, through which the company aims to broaden its reach into the Canadian market.

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Kenworth Chillicothe marks 50 years of production

Since opening its doors on March 4, 1974, Kenworth’s Chillicothe, OH plant has produced more than 782,000 trucks.

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