Heavy Duty Trucks News
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.”

Theme announced for Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Dialogue 2024 

The program will be themed “Bridging the Gap Between Today’s Challenges and Tomorrow’s Triumphs.”

How Western Express cut accident rates dramatically

From technology to training, Western Express talks about its strategy to exceed its road safety standards.

ACT Research: Forecast expectations for Class 8 and trailers moderate

ACT Research forecasts for both Class 8 trucks and trailers have been lowered, as the recovery in freight markets remains elusive.

Electrada, Daimler Truck Financial Services partner to deliver EV charging-as-a-service

The companies plan to offer the Charging-as-a-Service solution for BEVs to select customers in the USA by the first half of 2024.

Class 8 truck order season kicks off with 36,800 units

Classes 5-7 net orders were more trend-like, rising 13% m/m to 23,100 units, according to the press release.

Knight Transportation field tests Cummins X15N natural gas engine

The truck is fueled exclusively with Clean Energy ultra-low carbon Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) anchored by Clean Energy’s station in Carson, California.

Power Heavy Duty adds B Truck & Trailer to network

The company operates out of multiple buildings – including an eight-bay shop, parts showroom, warehouse, and fabrication and manufacturing facility.

Navistar recognized by EPA as SmartWay Program High Performer

Navistar recently announced its recognition as a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) High Performer in the SmartWay Program’s Shipper category. According to the press release, the EPA’s SmartWay Program helps companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking and improving freight transportation efficiency. The EPA’s SmartWay Program provides a comprehensive system for tracking fuel use and freight

Sustainability, technology take center stage at ATA MCE 2023

Battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell and diesel trucks lined the halls of the association’s fall show.

Volvo Trucks talks sustainability, connectivity at ATA MC&E

Peter Voorhoeve, president of Volvo Trucks North America, set the tone at the Volvo Trucks press conference at ATA’s MCE. Sustainability, connectivity and continued investment in the OEM’s service and support network were the top three talking points. The crown jewel of the Volvo Trucks booth was the Volvo SuperTruck 2, which boasted advanced aerodynamics

Equipment Finance Industry confidence steady in September

Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 50.3, steady with the August index of 50.4.