Heavy Duty Truck Fleet Videos

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Eaton’s new low-speed, heavy-duty truck transmissions

Take a look at the newest offerings from Eaton, from the new features for their low-speed transmissions, urge to move and blended pedal, to the new options available in the SmartAdvantage powertrain with Cummins.

Detroit talks DD5, DD8 medium-duty engines, DT12 truck transmission

Recently, Daimler Trucks announced an investment to enable production of the new DD5 and DD8 medium duty engines at the Detroit brand headquarters and manufacturing facility in Redford, Mich. The OE also celebrated the start of production of its DT12 AMT at that same plant. Jason Morgan, editor of Fleet Equipment, grabbed a cup of

Heavy-duty Truck Equipment Technology Update

Fleet Equipment is giving you an all-access pass to the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition trade show floor. There was plenty of new technology to see and news from truck manufacturers and technology suppliers. In the video above, we’ll talk with some of the top industry minds to get a hand on today’s

Inside the Mercedes-Benz Metris mid-sized van

Fleet Equipment’s Associate Editor Alex Crissey takes a ride in the new Mercedes Metris and breaks down the features that benefit your fleet.

Watch: Behind the autonomous Freightliner Inspiration Truck wheel

Get ready to strap into the Inspiration Truck driver seat and dive into the future of trucking. Fleet Equipment Editor Jason Morgan talks with Richard Howard, Daimler Trucks senior vice president of sales and marketing, about the rapid advancement and adoption of advanced safety systems that aim to make today’s roads safer and lead the

Inside the autonomous Freightliner truck, Richard Howard talks safety systems

Get ready to strap into the Inspiration truck driver seat and dive into the future of trucking. Fleet Equipment Editor Jason Morgan talks with Richard Howard, Daimler Trucks senior vice president of sales and marketing, about the rapid advancement and adoption of advanced safety systems that aim to make today’s roads safer and lead the

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