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  • News Equipment

    First eCascadias set to be delivered to customers

    August 13, 2019 7:44AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has built its first two battery electric eCascadias for customers in its Electric Innovation Fleet. They were built at its research and development center in Portland, Ore., and will be deployed in

  • News Equipment

    Navistar’s Vision 2025 to fuel growth, customer and dealer satisfaction

    August 7, 2019 11:47AM by James Menzies

    BOULDER, Col. – Navistar International says it has left survival mode, and is now in growth mode. And it has an ambitious plan to return to its glory years as a leader in the commercial vehicle space, dubbed Vision 2025.

  • News Equipment

    Navistar lays out plan to grow parts business

    August 6, 2019 5:53PM by James Menzies

    BOULDER, Col. – Navistar International plans to grow its parts business, by expanding product lines within its private label brands and quickly adapting to a rapidly evolving market. Josef Kory, senior vice-president of parts with Navistar, outlined the company’s objectives

  • News Equipment

    July Class 8 orders lowest since 2010

    August 6, 2019 3:46PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Preliminary orders for Class 8 trucks in North America fell below 10,000 units in July, for the first time since 2010. FTR reported orders of 9,800 units, noting carriers appear to be in no rush to grab

  • NACV Show offers Dealership Incentive Program

    August 6, 2019 12:55PM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. — The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) has launched a Dealership Incentive Program to encourage dealers to invite their fleet customers and prospects to attend the event in Atlanta in October. Under the program, after a

  • News Equipment

    Ritchie Bros. to hold its largest ever Manitoba auction

    August 6, 2019 12:52PM by Truck News-West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is set to hold its largest ever Manitoba auction, which will include the sale of more than 1,250 items for Hugh Munro Construction. “We are doing a major realignment of our fleet as we

  • Dana Inc. provides e-Propulsion system for Alberta project

    August 1, 2019 4:25PM by Truck News-West

    MAUMEE, Ohio – Dana Inc. is providing its Spicer Electrified e-Propulsion solution with integrated TM4 Sumo HP motor-inverter system to Class 8 trucks moving freight between Calgary, Alta., and Edmonton. The effort is part of Alberta’s Zero-Emissions Truck Electrification Collaboration

  • Continuing to ‘Impel’ his company forward

    July 31, 2019 10:00AM by Derek Clouthier

    WINKLER, Man. — The trials and tribulations of owning and running a trucking company is not lost on Neil Hamm. After launching Impel Transport in 2002 and enjoying some initial success, the economy hit back, forcing Hamm to reconsider the

  • News Equipment

    Natural gas truck sales rebounding

    July 30, 2019 7:36AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Natural gas-fueled Class 8 truck sales in the U.S. and Canada were up 43% year-to-date through May, according to ACT Research. Its Alternative Fuels Quarterly report also revealed natural gas truck sales were up 10% in May

  • News Equipment

    “Significant correction” coming for Class 8 market: ACT

    July 29, 2019 7:18AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – The Class 8 truck market is on the cusp of a significant correction, according to the latest Transportation Digest from ACT Research. The report also suggests the U.S. economy will decelerate from the 2018 tax cut-boosted growth

  • News Equipment

    Strong orders, interest in UltraLoft have Peterbilt feeling good

    July 26, 2019 1:48PM by James Menzies

    RENTON, Wash. – A sudden slowdown in Class 8 truck orders isn’t alarming Peterbilt, and its new UltraLoft sleeper has opened new opportunities for the truckmaker. Those were a couple takeaways from a conversation with on-highway marketing manager Wesley Slavin,

  • U.S. trailer orders plunge 42% in June

    July 26, 2019 11:45AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Net U.S. trailer orders plunged to 6,047 units in June, down 42% from May, according to market intelligence provider ACT Research. Year-to-date, net orders were 43% below last year, the company said in its monthly report. “This

  • News Equipment

    Alliance Truck Parts growing network

    July 22, 2019 9:22AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Alliance Truck Parts is expanding its network and product portfolio. The company has added more than 11 new value product lines to its portfolio. They include items ranging from diesel exhaust fluid filters to air brake compressors

  • News Equipment

    Breadner to host Mississauga open house

    July 22, 2019 9:07AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Breadner Trailers is hosting an open house at its Mississauga dealership Aug. 15. The event will feature special deals, and will run from 10 a.m. till 7 p.m. at 7410 Tranmere Drive. The company says it will

  • Canadian and U.S. drivers to take part in truck beauty contest at SuperRigs

    July 18, 2019 2:01PM by Truck News-West

    ALBERT LEA, Minn. – Shell Rotella SuperRigs will be held next week in Albert Lea, Minn., and several Canadian and U.S. drivers are able to take part in the truck beauty contest for actively working trucks. “Each year, truckers and