Shockingly good tire wear

Shockingly good tire wear

The soft-riding trucks of today are a far cry from therough-and-tumble kidney bouncers of yesterday.

The soft-riding trucks of today are a far cry from through kidney bouncers of yesterday.

Air-ride tandem drive axles, longer taper-leaf steer axle springs and air spring rear cab mounts have become standard on many models.Recently, suspension travel Â

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First Rizon Class 4-5 electric trucks delivered in California

The CARB certified EVs are starting to be delivered to customers in CA, orders will continue to be fulfilled throughout spring.

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Customers in California are beginning to get deliveries of Daimler Rizon Class 4-5 BEV trucks. Distributor Velocity EV says the first fleet deliveries have already commenced and are slated to continue this spring.

Velocity EV tells us the initial deployment of Rizon trucks in California includes the following fleets:  

Dayton Parts introduces fuel injector wiring harnesses, EGR coolers, trailer air tank reservoirs

Fuel injector wiring harnesses, exhaust gas recirculation coolers and trailer air tank reservoirs designed to match OEM spec.

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Thermo King launches Electrification Readiness Program

The dealer program is designed to enable customers’ transition to more sustainable fleet solutions, improved efficiency and decarbonization.

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Weather Guard adds new truck boxes and headache racks

The 2024 Saddle and Lo-Side truck boxes include the one-key Ultralock security feature.

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SmithCo adds Arizona, Minnesota dealer network members

Adding the new dealers now makes SmithCo side dump trailers available in Arizona, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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Continental said ContiConnect Lite helps fleet managers monitor the condition of their tires via bluetooth.

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The search is on: Returning initiative to reward military veteran driver with Kenworth T680

The competition is searching for America’s top rookie military veteran driver, who transitioned into trucking after military service.

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Freightliner’s first EM2 BEV trucks now in service

Pitt Ohio, a transportation, warehouse, and logistics services company, is the first to deploy the eM2.

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Full Truck Alliance releases 2023 fiscal report

FTA says y/y net revenues and fulfilled orders were up considerably, while its net income more than quadrupled from 2022.

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