At NACV 2019, Mack Trucks’ leadership provided an end-of-the-year market update, and shared its outlook for 2020, which they see returning to more “normal” numbers compared with 2019. (Watch that video above.) They also announced the Mack Black limited edition Anthem that is currently available for order. (Watch the product announcement below. Click here to
Mack Trucks has announced that the Bendix Wingman Fusion advanced safety system with enhanced features is now available on its Anthem and Pinnacle models.
Mack Trucks has introduced the limited edition Mack Black Anthem, a special run of 500 Mack Anthem models.
The vocational-focused Kenworth T880 is now standard with the PACCAR 20K front axle. The PACCAR 20K front axle is available with ratings of 20,000 or 22,000 lbs, and uses a tapered kingpin roller bearing, which simplifies the design and delivers enhanced steering efficiency. The PACCAR front axle offers steering angles up to 50 degrees and
Kenworth will make new features for Bendix Wingman Fusion advanced driver assistance system standard for the o Kenworth T680, and optional for the T880 vocational leader and the conventional medium-duty T270 and T370 models, beginning in the first quarter of 2020. Kenworth customers will benefit from the new Highway Departure Braking (HDB) and Multi-Lane Emergency Braking (AEB) features
The PACCAR transmission will become available in light vocational applications, including construction, mining, refuse, and agriculture for the Kenworth T880.
Kenworth has introduced the Kenworth TruckTech+ over-the-air program, which enhances truck uptime by making it convenient for customers to load PACCAR MX engine and aftertreatment software updates beginning in December for select customers with full roll out in early 2020. Click here to read all of our NACV 2019 coverage. Kenworth Class 8 trucks equipped with
ZF announced that it is launching a new 8-speed automatic transmission, ZF PowerLine, for medium-duty vehicles. The transmission will be released in early 2021 in North America.
ZF has announced that its AxTrax electric axle is being used on the eCascadia for Freightliner Trucks’ Innovation Fleet. “The ZF electric drive axle, AxTrax, offers zero-emission driving with maximized performance and minimal noise emission—ideal for battery electric vehicles, hybrid drives and fuel cell technology. It enables trucks the efficient entrance into zero-emission city zones,”
Great Dane announced the launch of its FleetPulse smart trailer telematics system. The OEM-built telematics solution offers built-in sensors that collect precise measurements directly from the trailer’s components, keeping watch over key indicators like tire inflation systems, open doors, cargo weight, burned-out lights, ABS fault codes, and actual mileage. The data is collected and reported
Dana Inc., in collaboration with Lonestar Specialty Vehicles, has announced the launch of a fully electrified terminal tractor. The new Spicer Electrified e-Powertrain system is designed and manufactured by Dana as a complete electric powertrain solution for use on vehicles built by Lonestar SV. Lonestar SV specializes in the final stage assembly and refurbishment of
Dana Inc. has announced it is partnering with a North American commercial-vehicle manufacturer to supply complete e-Powertrain systems for a medium-duty vehicle program beginning next year. The new trucks will feature Dana’s Spicer Electrified powertrain technologies and are expected to be on the road in early 2021. Separately, Dana has also secured a new e-Powertrain