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Peterbilt SuperTruck 2 takes center stage at CES

The OEM tells us how they exceeded DOE freight efficiency expectations.

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Volvo Trucks talks sustainability, connectivity at ATA MC&E

Peter Voorhoeve, president of Volvo Trucks North America, set the tone at the Volvo Trucks press conference at ATA’s MCE. Sustainability, connectivity and continued investment in the OEM’s service and support network were the top three talking points. The crown jewel of the Volvo Trucks booth was the Volvo SuperTruck 2, which boasted advanced aerodynamics

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Volvo Trucks SuperTruck 2 surpasses freight efficiency goals

Aerodynamics and advanced engineering made it happen.

How the International SuperTruck 2 makes 16 MPG a reality

A hybrid powertrain and unique trailer powers Internationals’ SuperTruck fuel efficiency.

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Michelin’s Freightliner SuperTruck 2 steer tire expected to roll out this year

It usually takes years for SuperTruck technology to be ready for the road, but Michelin’s X Line Energy Z+ tire aims for a 2023 debut.

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Inside the Freightliner SuperTruck 2’s powertrain efficiency

Its performance is the result of powertrain technologies and aerodynamics working hand-in-hand.

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Freightliner SuperTruck 2 highlights new efficiency technologies

Four key areas drive the Freightliner SuperTruck 2 freight efficiency to new heights.

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SuperTruck, Autonomous Truck, Electric Truck: Peterbilt’s biggest technology lineup

Parked side by side, Peterbilt’s most advanced trucks–its autonomous Model 579 test truck, the 2023 SuperTruck, and the battery electric Model 579EV day cab–were an impressive display of how quickly and far truck technology has advanced, even through two years of world-altering events. The autonomous Model 579 on display was a next step in the

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Peterbilt rolls out its SuperTruck 2, autonomous truck at ATA MCE

Peterbilt Motors Co. showcased its advanced technology vehicles at the American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Management Conference and Exhibition (MCE) show in San Diego, Calif. It was the first time Peterbilt’s new SuperTruck II demonstrator vehicle has been seen publicly. SuperTruck II features a unique aerodynamic shape with a center drive position that improves overall visibility,

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Behind the scenes of the Daimler Trucks N.A. SuperTruck 2

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) shared a few behind-the-scenes details of its SuperTruck 2 project that is set for a full reveal later this year. With the initial SuperTruck project, the team was able to focus more on fundamental research and development, ultimately finding success with improved freight efficiency by 115%. For SuperTruck 2, which

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Daimler Trucks North America receives SuperTruck 3 award

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) was named as one of the recipients awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the third SuperTruck initiative. In total, the DOE will be funding 25 projects with $199 million following the goal of putting cleaner cars and trucks on America’s roads, including long-haul trucks powered by

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Volvo Group North America awarded $18M for SuperTruck 3 program

Volvo Group North America (VGNA) announced that it was selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SuperTruck 3 Program and will receive more than $18 million in federal funding to develop technologies that advance the industry’s adoption of regional-haul, heavy-duty zero-emission electrified trucks in the United States. VGNA will also invest matching

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