Heavy Duty Trucks News
FTR Trucking Conditions Index falls in December

FTR says the drop was mostly due to higher capital cost and a deterioration in freight rates, a trend that could stretch into 2024.

Fullbay: Repair shop sales and labor rates rose in 2023

A new report shows that counter sales and labor rates rose significantly in 2023 from the previous year.

ACT Research: Trailer orders dip as cancellations climb

Preliminary data for net trailer orders in January seems to follow a continued softening trend, according to ACT Research.

ACT Research: Used Class 8 sales start 2024 strong

The preliminary numbers for January show used Class 8 trucks are selling well compared to both last month, and last year.

NACFE notes the fuel efficiency impact of the SuperTruck 2 program

The new report puts the focus on the program’s “path to production.”

ACT Research: January Class 8 demand above replacement level

Despite the increase in Class 8 tractor orders, ACT president Kenny Veith still sees a risk for rapid inventory escalation, this year.

NFI, JETSI open electric charging depot housing 50 BEV trucks

In addition to charging capabilities, the facility also houses a maintenance garage for NFI’s battery-electric assets.

FE’s February Fab 5 truck trends

Maintenance vs. buying new: We weigh the costly pros and cons of keeping your fleet running.

Cummins at HELM of fuel agnostic engines in ‘Leap Ahead’ event

The fuel agnostic Cummins X15 engine was the crown jewel of the event, which also highlighted the company’s HELM initiative.

Navistar delivers first International LT Series with S13 integrated powertrain to fleets

Navistar says the International S13 Integrated Powertrain is the most fuel-efficient one the company offers.

Cummins to launch big bore natural gas engine

Limited production of the Cummins X15N starts this spring and full production will begin this summer.

Revoy says EV add-on boosts truck efficiency up to 35 MPG

In addition to the fuel efficiency claims, the company says the Revoy EV will reduce fleet emissions and cut costs.