The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency expects to issue a notice of proposed rulemaking later this year aimed at establishing new emissions standards for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and other pollutants for highway heavy-duty engines, an EPA official to…
Volvo Trucks North America on April 19 announced the United Auto Workers has called a strike at its New River Valley truck assembly operations in Dublin, Va.
The increasing interest in camera monitor systems has prompted the Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations to decide how it can help fleets understand how the systems would best fit into the truck cab environment.
North American trailer orders for March hit 29,500, more than triple the volume compared with a year earlier, ACT Research reported.
U.S. retail sales of Classes 4-7 trucks in March climbed 36.7% compared with a year earlier, riding the surge in demand in Class 5, WardsAuto .com reported.
Efforts to ensure the needed connections for exchanging more data between a tractor and trailer continue from many directions as electronics and sensors are increasingly coming to trailers, experts said.
Mesilla Valley Transportation Solutions tested FlowBelow Aero Inc.’s tractor and trailer wheel covers for the first time as well as the Tractor AeroKit, and found that each technology provided significant fuel savings.
U.S. Class 8 retail sales in March jumped 33.7% to 22,031 as all truck makers posted gains compared with a year earlier, WardsAuto .com reported.
Pilot Freight Services announced it acquired DSI Logistics, a nonasset-based provider of last-mile home delivery and installation for heavy and hard-to-handle goods.
Peterbilt Motors Co. announced two new medium-duty box truck models — the 535 and 536 — aimed at the lease and rental segment; and two other models — the 537 and 548 — intended for the vocational “Class 7/8 market” that allow for multiple body builder …