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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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Five truck trend takeaways from April

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 April focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place. 5. Kenworth launches new medium-duty truck lineup Kenworth has introduced a new medium-duty conventional truck lineup ranging from Class 5

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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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Podcast: New electric and diesel trucks, plus the effects of the microchip shortage

In this episode of the Fleet Future podcast, Fleet Equipment Editor Jason Morgan and Managing Editor Alex Crissey go over the biggest trucking news of the past month, including: The ongoing microchip shortage and its potential impacts on trucking The newly available electric trucks from Freightliner Driving new heavy-duty trucks from Peterbilt and Kenworth, as

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Kenworth launches new medium-duty truck lineup

Kenworth has introduced a new medium-duty conventional truck lineup ranging from Class 5 to light Class 8. The new models are the Kenworth T180 (Class 5), Kenworth T280 (Class 6), Kenworth T380 (Class 7) and Kenworth T480 (light Class 8). In addition, for customers needing FEPTO, full parent rails and fixed grille, Kenworth added the

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Podcast: The role of e-axles and power systems in the electric future

The electric future has arrived, with several major OEMs making battery electric trucks available now, some that will be available soon, and even a growing push toward hydrogen fuel cell power. So what will the role of suppliers be in this electric future? To answer that question, I talked with Jeremy Frenznick, senior director of

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PACCAR Genuine releases new air filters

PACCAR Parts has released a new line of PACCAR Genuine air filters, an Original Equipment (OE) first-fit part installed at the factory on Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. One of the key features of the new PowerCore blue media PACCAR Genuine air filters is lower initial restriction, the company says, adding that it provides better fuel

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Kenworth K270E, K370E eligible for $85K voucher under 2021 CARB HVIP

The new Kenworth K270E Class 6 and K370E Class 7 battery electric vehicles qualify for an $85,000 voucher incentive available to qualifying California purchasers from the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The financial incentive is offered through the 2021 CARB Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). The Kenworth K270E and K370E

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Kenworth names Dealer of the Year

Kenworth Sales Co. received the 2020 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award for the U.S. and Canada at the annual Kenworth dealer meeting, held recently in an online event. In 2020, Kenworth Sales Co. retailed more than 1,500 new Kenworth trucks. The dealer recorded 24% heavy-duty truck sales share and 19% medium-duty share in their

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Five truck trend takeaways from February

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 February focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place. 5. Hands on with Kenworth’s T680 next-gen truck The story of the next-generation Kenworth T680’s launch is a tale of

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Kenworth T680E battery electric trucks eligible for 2021 CARB HVIP voucher

The Kenworth T680E battery electric truck now qualifies for a $120,000 voucher incentive available to qualifying California purchasers from the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the company announced. The financial incentive is offered through the 2021 CARB Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). For drayage fleets, the Kenworth T680E is eligible

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