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Kenworth delivers 15-liter natural gas-powered truck to UPS

The truck is equipped with the Cummins X15N, which Kenworth says will meet CARB and EPA Requirements for both 2024 and 2027.

Fleet profile: UPS shares results of strong investment in alternative fuel

The package delivery giant is on its way to achieving 100% carbon neutrality by 2050.

UPS becomes a Gold Level Partner with Women in Trucking Association

WIT says UPS supports the progression of female representation in the transportation industry.

UPS takes its next step toward carbon-neutrality with the Freightliner eCascadia trucks

Owning one of the world’s largest private fleets of alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles, UPS has over a thousand electric vehicles and continues to build on that number receiving the first of 10 all-electric eCascadia Class 8 semi-trucks. The Freightliner eCascadia is among the first commercially available fully electric semi-truck in the U.S., and

Daimler Trucks North America produces 750,000th vehicle at Cleveland, N.C. facility

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) recently commemorated the production of the 750,000th vehicle built at its Cleveland, N.C. truck manufacturing plant.

PACCAR delivers 200,000th PACCAR MX engine to UPS

The 200,000th PACCAR MX engine produced for the North American market at the PACCAR Engine Company’s engine plant in Columbus, Mississippi, was celebrated recently during a special presentation to UPS. The milestone engine is a PACCAR MX-13 rated at 455 HP and 1,650 lb./ft. of torque that resides in a Kenworth T680 day cab going

Inside the UPS Rolling Laboratory

UPS will try anything once. With trucks of all sizes sporting its signature brown in applications that start at the first mile and end at the last mile, UPS has been building business cases for the latest and greatest equipment since its founding in 1907. Instead of waiting for equipment manufacturers to ask, “What do

Kenworth and UPS to collaborate on DOE SuperTruck II program

Kenworth announced that it is working together with UPS under the U.S. Department of Energy’s SuperTruck II program, utilizing the Kenworth T680 tractor and the PACCAR MX engine.

Kenworth T680 sleeper
Freightliner Custom Chassis delivers 50,000th chassis to UPS

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) recently hit a milestone as it delivered its 50,000th chassis to UPS. Leaders from UPS, FCCC and FCCC parent company Daimler Trucks North America were on hand at FCCC headquarters in Gaffney, S.C., recently to mark the official delivery of the milestone chassis, which was specially branded and displayed for the

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp.
Freightliner debuts two new CNG-powered Cascadia trucks

Two new Freightliner Cascadia compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles will be showcased for the first time by Daimler Trucks North America. One of the new Cascadia CNG vehicles was developed in collaboration with UPS. The new Cascadia day cab is equipped with a Cummins Westport ISX12N Near Zero (NZ) NOx natural gas engine and Eaton

Mitsubishi Fuso announces UPS as first commercial partner for eCanter electric truck

As Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp., a part of Daimler Trucks, celebrated the global launch of the Fuso eCanter, Fuso announced its first U.S. commercial partner for the eCanter: UPS will use the zero-emission trucks with an eye to moving their fleet toward being more sustainable. “At UPS, we constantly evaluate and deploy advanced

Fleets, industry leaders react to new fuel efficiency standards

Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released their final Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 regulations requiring increased efficiency and fuel economy in the medium- and heavy-duty vehicle sector from 2019 to 2027. The standards include phased-in reductions of up to 25% in GHG emissions from tractors and vocational

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