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Inside Kenworth’s 76-in. mid-roof sleeper cab (T680, T880)

Kenworth Truck Co.’s new 76-in. mid-roof sleeper for the Kenworth T680 and T880 is in production. The 76-in. mid-roof sleeper is optimized for bulk tank, flatbed and other truck operators who prefer a lower roof, aerodynamic, light weight truck that has the comforts of Kenworth’s 76-in. high-roof sleeper for driver retention and recruitment. The new

Volvo Adaptive Loading suspension 6×2 liftable forward axle overview

Earlier this year, Volvo Trucks unveiled its Adaptive Loading, a new 6×2 liftable forward axle that automatically adjusts to load weight changes and offers 4×2 operation under certain conditions. To show off the new equipment, Fleet Equipment Editor Jason Morgan took a road trip with Volvo to check out the key benefits and put the

New UPS truck safety features in action

Keeping everyone on the road safe should be a fleet’s number one priority. That’s why UPS trucks will now use the Bendix Wingman Advanced system to improve safety in their vehicles. FE hits the road with the new UPS vehicles to see these new features in action.

Watch: New UPS truck safety features in action

Keeping everyone on the road safe should be a fleet’s No. 1 priority. That’s why UPS trucks will now use the Bendix Wingman Advanced system to improve safety in their vehicles. FE hits the road with the new UPS vehicles to see these new features in action. Fleet Equipment‘s Associate Editor Alex Crissey visited a closed course

Western Star 5700XE, Daimler aftermarket VP talks dealer support

How do you craft a profitable fleet? Start with efficiency-grown original equipment, toss in productivity-boosting components and then blend in an experienced maintenance approach. But there’s one missing ingredient: The service support network that helps keep your trucks on the road. How important is that relationship and how does it impact your equipment’s uptime? Fleet

Peterbilt Autonomous Truck Ride-Along

Fleet Equipment Editor-At-Large Carol Birkland visited Peterbilt at the Texas Motor, to take a ride in Peterbilt’s autonomous truck, which features Radar-based adaptive cruise control (ACC) that automatically accelerates and decelerates to maintain safe following distances and Lane departure warning systems that use cameras to detect lane edges and striping and alerts the driver if

Kenworth Icon 900 fleet reward truck ride along

With the driver shortage putting pressure on fleets to employ drivers and keep them in their seats, OEs are offering premium reward trucks as an equipment-based solution to entice drivers to their business. Kenworth’s limited edition Icon 900 is definitely an eye-catching, head-turning, chromed-out killer of a trucker’s truck, but what does it offer a

FE On the Road: Kenworth’s Icon 900 aims to keep drivers in the fleet’s seats

With the driver shortage putting pressure on fleets to employ drivers and keep them in their seats, OEs are offering premium reward trucks as an equipment-based solution to entice drivers to their business. Kenworth’s limited edition Icon 900 is definitely an eye-catching, head-turning, chromed-out killer of a trucker’s truck, but what does it offer a

On the road: Fleet Equipment’s ongoing web series

It’s cliché to talk about how quickly the world moves today, but it’s none-the-less true; especially in the heavy-duty trucking and media industries. Whether you’re a fleet manager or a magazine editor, we can all agree that our professional lives are experiencing communication overload. Phone calls, emails, texts, tweets, likes—the messages are never-ending, and it can

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Freightliner Inspiration Autonomous Truck Ride Along

You’ve heard about the autonomous Freightliner Inspiration truck, now hop in the passenger seat as Fleet Equipment Editor Jason Morgan takes you inside the cab and talks to Martin Daum, President & CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, for a look at how autonomous technology may impact the heavy-duty trucking world today and in the

FE On the Road: Freightliner autonomous truck ride along

You’ve read all about the autonomous Freightliner Inspiration truck, now hop in the passenger seat as Fleet Equipment Editor Jason Morgan takes you inside the cab and talks to Martin Daum, President & CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, for a look at how autonomous technology may impact the heavy-duty trucking world today and in the

Inside Freightliner Inspiration Truck Autonomous
Mack Granite, mDrive HD Transmission – Hands On

Fleet Equipment Editor Jason Morgan visits the Mack Trucks Customer Center in Allentown, Pa., to take the Mack Granite, outfitted with the new mDrive HD automated-manual transmission (AMT), for a spin, while getting the inside story from Mack Trucks Vice President of Marketing John Walsh.