Heavy Duty Trucks News
Mack Trucks announces new sales manager for Chicago area

M&K Truck Centers has named Aaron Collins as New Truck Sales Manager for Mack Trucks in Chicago.

Understanding the inner workings for a smooth ride 

Vehicles’ evolving features offer comfort, yet understanding their workings aids in diagnosing and solving issues effectively.

Alta eMobility, Nikola dealership expand service territory

Alta eMobility partners with Nikola to expand in Michigan, offering electric, hydrogen fleets and charging solutions.

Peterbilt Model 589 available for order; production begins in January

The Model 589 was introduced in May and is the successor to the Model 389.

Workhorse Group reports second quarter results

Workhorse Group reports Q2 2023 results: Orders for heavy-duty vehicles, EV demos, dealer expansion, financial insights.

Trucking industry forecasts move higher following rising economic expectations

Vieth’s explained that while a better economic forecast is beneficial, it won’t completely solve the challenges within the industry’s capacity issues.

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Fleet Advantage expands into alternative fuels, bolsters EV portfolio

Fleet Advantage notes that it has a portfolio of over 19,000 vehicles under asset management.

Mitsubishi Fuso, Ample to partner on battery-swapping technology for electric trucks

The companies will collaborate to pair Mitsubishi Fuso EVs with Ample’s Modular Battery Swapping technology.

July Class 8 truck orders see significant jump

Complete industry data for July, including final order numbers, will be published by ACT Research in mid-August.

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Shell releases Rotella T6 10W-30 full synthetic engine oil

Triple Protection Plus represents protection against wear, deposits, and oil breakdown plus better fuel economy performance.

Transportation Energy Institute releases report, near-term solutions to GHG emissions

The report evaluates the viability and emissions reduction potential of a variety of technology.

U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index: Shipments, spending drop since pandemic began

The Southwest continued to be a bright spot, with shipments increasing 14.8%.