Some Mack and Volvo electric trucks face recall for coolant heater issue
February 6, 2023
FMCSA seeks additional comments on autonomous trucks regulations
The FMCSA's filing asks questions about whether carriers should be required to notify FMCSA when operating Level 4 and Level 5 autonomous trucks.
February 2, 2023
Some 2023 Kenworth T680 and 2022-23 Peterbilt 579 trucks being recalled
Incorrect software in the battery electric heavy-duty electronic stability control program may underestimate the mass of the vehicle.
January 30, 2023
Mid-West Truck and Trailer Show in Peoria, Illinois Feb. 3 & 4
The truck show is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
January 22, 2023
Knight-Swift to use Kenworth T680E BEV at Southern California port
The Kenworth T680E is designed for pickup and delivery, regional haul and drayage applications.
January 19, 2023
Briefly: Leonard's Express adds 5 military-themed trucks to its fleet
In other news, Estes opens its 17th terminal in Texas.
January 19, 2023
Michigan grocery chain testing two eCascadias in cold weather
Grand Rapids-based Meijer is testing the two Freightliners as part of a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.
January 6, 2023
Love's and Interstate Batteries sign exclusivity agreement
“Having partnered with Love’s for more than ten years, we are excited to lock in a long-term agreement that continues to bring the Interstate brand to Love’s customers."
January 5, 2023
Over 2,500 Peterbilt 579s recalled because of hood mirror issue
The mirrors could fall off and create a road hazard, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
January 2, 2023
Dates set for 11th annual Ohio Vintage Truck Reunion in Ashland
The 2022 show attracted some 250 trucks.
December 30, 2022
Volvo, Daimler Trucks North America issue recalls for total of 461 trucks
One recall applies to some 412 model year 2022-'23 Volvo VNL tractors for an issue that could cause the air tank to detach.
December 21, 2022
Schneider adding almost 100 battery-electric eCascadias to its fleet
The battery-electric trucks will be used in the company's operations in Southern California.
December 7, 2022
Study identifies hurdles to an all battery-electric trucking fleet
Current technology will necessitate more chargers than there are truck parking spaces in the U.S.
December 6, 2022
2023 SuperRigs calendar features trucks from 40th annual show
Hardworking owner-operators from across the United States and Canada compete annually for more than $25,000 in cash and prizes.
November 30, 2022
Musk tweets Tesla's Class 8 Semi makes 500-mile, 81,000-pound trip
The announcement comes as Tesla is set to deliver 15 Semis to Pepsi this week.
November 28, 2022
Over 4,600 CMVs placed out of service in U.S. during Brake Week
In all, 13.6% of the 34,402 vehicles inspected in this country during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual inspection blitz held Aug. 21-27 were placed out of service.
November 16, 2022
Over 200,000 Freightliner & Western Star trucks recalled for brake issue
Daimler said repairs will be released in phases based on the location of the vehicle, and repairs will be performed by DTNA-authorized service facilities.
November 8, 2022
Peterbilt unveils its entry in Energy Dept.'s SuperTruck II program
The goal of the SuperTruck II program, initiated by the U.S. Department of Energy, is to improve long-haul Class 8 vehicle freight efficiency.
November 1, 2022
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Truckers weigh in on their comfort, their safety, and autonomous trucks
“I need a radio I don't have to mess with to keep me informed and entertained. I need a seat that won't break my back and give me Charlie horses.”
MN driver of the year named; companies honor their own top truckers
Best Fleets to Drive For Top 20 and hall of fame recipients named
Legislation provides tax credits, training grants for drivers & parking funds
Howes Diesel Defender