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Five truck trend takeaways from June

We know it’s not easy to keep up with everything that happens in the world of trucking. So here are the biggest stories from June focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place. 5. How you can start truck service benchmarking Benchmarking brings together all of your service data, highlights best practices where

The impact of electric trucks, technology on service

Electric trucks might grab all the attention, but the question of how the truck service process is evolving reaches beyond battery electric equipment. There will be changes as electric trucks enter the market, to be sure, but change has already taken hold of the truck service process—from increasingly advanced remote diagnostics to complex logistics systems

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Navistar answers the big service, support questions

Welcome to the first part in our two-part video interview series with Navistar’s aftersales leadership. Uptime has long been a tent-pole market strategy for Navistar that has been backed up by big investments over the past several years. Now as we (hopefully) enter the post-pandemic world, we can turn our attention to pressing service challenges

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The return of the medium-duty market: Where will vocational trends go when the market booms?

It’s often hard to tell, in the moment, the difference between a passing fad and a trend that’s here to stay. Those Beanie Babies people hoarded in the late ’90s didn’t end up paying for anybody’s college education, and despite all the hype, Bitcoin has not exactly deposed the U.S. dollar as our go-to trusted

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Bendix Wingman Fusion can be retrofit with advanced features

Several capabilities of the Bendix Wingman Fusion with Enhanced Feature Set are now available through the Bendix upgrade program. Enhanced Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Enhanced Stationary Vehicle Braking (SVB), and Multi-Lane AEB can be added to trucks equipped with earlier versions of the Bendix Wingman Fusion collision mitigation system. The upgrades are available for certain

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Time is money: The benefits of over-the-air updates

You’ve heard all the sayings: time is money; time is our most precious resource; a stitch in time saves nine (though to be honest I have no idea what that last one means). These are all cliches, but they became that way because they are all true—with such tight delivery schedules and profit margins that

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The future of over-the-air engine updates

You’ve read all about the latest over-the-air engine update offerings (and if you haven’t, you can check out that story here). And you may be wondering, what’s next for OTA? FE’s interviewed experts suggested that upcoming innovations will focus on making the software changes more dynamic, reducing the need for downtime when updating, and giving

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ZF announces first order of latest-gen. Maxxus L2.0 air disc brakes

ZF has announced the first delivery of Navistar International LT series trucks equipped with WABCO Maxxus L2.0 air disc brakes to Schuster Co. The U.S. refrigerated trucking fleet began taking delivery of 100 trucks in January 2021. Now in its fifth generation, ZF saysthe Maxxus L2.0 air disc brakes include: Up to 50% fewer parts,

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Bendix Wingman Fusion with enhanced features standard on International LT, RH Series

Bendix Wingman Fusion with an enhanced feature set is now standard safety equipment on the International Trucks LT Series and RH Series, and an option on the MV Series, HV Series and HX Series. Additionally, the company says International is the first North American truck manufacturer to offer Bendix’s Fusion ACB (active cruise with braking)

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Navistar’s next step toward trucking sustainability

The road toward more sustainable transportation equipment is not a straight shot. There are twist and turns as new equipment and fuel types roll out to support existing applications. Battery electric is well suited for regional delivery whereas hydrogen electric fuel cell-driven powertrains are taking aim at long-haul applications. One of the latest sign posts

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Podcast: Four takeaways from Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week

This week was Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, an annual event that is usually held in Las Vegas but, this year, took place virtually. And while the show was absent from its usual backdrop of the sights and sounds of Vegas, the heavy-duty aftermarket insight was as strong as ever. Here are four of the biggest

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Watch: What the trucking industry learned in 2020, pt. 1

It’s no secret that 2020 was a difficult year for so many people and businesses. You don’t need us to tell you that. But, there is always optimism to be found in times like these, and in that spirit, FE reached out to a wide variety of executives from OEMs, suppliers, technology providers and more,

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