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    Mitchell 1’s TruckSeries software enhanced

    October 29, 2019 1:29PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Mitchell 1 has updated its TruckSeries suite of web-based software for technicians, to increase the efficiency of commercial vehicle service professionals. The software provides access to labor estimating, diagnostic trouble code procedures and repair information for all

  • Hino unveils 2021 model year trucks

    October 29, 2019 11:50AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga – Hino has updated and renamed its product line for the 2021 model year. The Classes 4 and 5 models, previously known as the 155 and 195, are now dubbed the M Series, Dominik Beckman, marketing and dealer

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    Volvo expands VNR lineup

    October 28, 2019 2:42PM by James Menzies

                            ATLANTA, Ga. – Volvo is introducing a VNR 660 model, for customers with length restrictions or who are weight-sensitive. It comes with a 61-inch high-roof sleeper, complementing the

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    Cooper Tire rounds out longhaul line

    October 28, 2019 2:39PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Cooper Tire showcased its recently completed line of longhaul tires at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show. The Pro Series LHT (longhaul trailer) tire hit the market recently, complementing Cooper’s Pro Series LHS (steer) and LHD (drive)

  • Scania, Navistar explore Canadian mining sector

    October 28, 2019 2:35PM by Truck News

    SODERTALJE, Sweden – Scania is teaming up with Navistar to offer vehicles and services for mining operations in the Canadian market, the Swedish manufacturer announced Monday. The parties plan to bring a limited number of Scania heavy-duty off-road trucks for

  • Fleet survey reveals modest purchase plans

    October 28, 2019 1:16PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – A survey released Monday by CK Commercial Vehicle Research suggests that most fleets have modest equipment purchase plans for 2020. The 2019 semi-annual fleet sentiment survey was conducted in August and September. It also identified multiple factors

  • Mack gives market update, introduces limited edition Anthem

    October 28, 2019 11:35AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Mack Trucks remains upbeat about the North American truck market, despite cooling orderboards. “We still see a very strong fourth quarter for Mack Trucks,” Jonathan Randall, senior vice-president of sales and marketing said at the North American

  • Commercial vehicle market continues to deteriorate

    October 28, 2019 8:47AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. –ACT Research is forecasting a pullback in build rates for heavy-duty trucks and trailers as the commercial vehicle market is continuing to deteriorate. “While less cliff-like, MD market indicators continue to support a modest correction into 2020,” ACT

  • News Equipment

    Who says regional haul can’t be fuel-efficient?

    October 28, 2019 6:56AM by James Menzies

    Run on Less shows fuel-efficiency potential for regional haul trucks

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    Design students consider future of vocational trucks

    October 22, 2019 11:03AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has challenged art students to design the vocational truck of the future, through a collaboration with the ArtCenter College of Design in Los Angeles, Calif. Some of their ideas included: a plow

  • Cargo thieves give fleet-tracking market a boost

    October 21, 2019 7:36AM by Abdul Latheef

    Last year, 341 cargo thefts were reported in the Peel Region, compared to 208 in all of California.

  • Keep on rollin’

    October 21, 2019 7:15AM by Andrew Snook

    Few things take as bad a beating on jobsites as the tires for fleets of heavy equipment. So, what can operators and fleet managers do, in terms of tire management, to ensure their operations run as smooth as possible? Well,

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    Edmonton woman first female to achieve Kenworth master technician status

    October 18, 2019 3:18PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Edmonton’s Jennifer Lesnik is the first woman to earn Kenworth’s certified master technician status. Now in her 12th year as a service technician and having worked for Edmonton Kenworth Group since 2007, Lesnik’s achievement spans all of

  • Volvo looks to bring its success in Canada to Mexican market

    October 18, 2019 1:13PM by Derek Clouthier

    PUEBLA, Mexico – Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) president Peter Voorhoeve could not be happier with the continued progress his company has made in the Canadian market. While looking to expand its footprint in Mexico with the GHG17 engine and

  • VNR Electric to make California greener

    October 18, 2019 9:10AM by Abdul Latheef

    DUBLIN, Va. — Southern California will soon see the deployment of electric rigs, produced by Volvo Trucks North America in partnership with 15 stakeholders, with some of the funding coming from the California Air Resources Board. The first Volvo VNR