Truck News


  • Meritor buys TransPower

    January 20, 2020 8:07AM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor has announced its acquisition of TransPower, which the company says will advance its electrification expertise. “We are excited to welcome TransPower to the Meritor family as we continue providing our customers with sophisticated electric drivetrain solutions,”

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    Canadian developing electric landing gear

    November 28, 2019 11:28AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – A Canadian tech start-up is looking to electrify landing gear, and has developed a currently available adaptor to ease the job for drivers. Omid Beik, founder of Enercs, first became aware of the demands of deploying landing

  • Dana acquires Quebec-based electric drivetrain developer

    August 27, 2019 2:48PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Dana has expanded its e-mobility business with the acquisition of Quebec-based Nordresa Motors. Nordresa focuses on integration and application engineering for the development and commercialization of electric powertrains for commercial vehicles. Dana says the acquisition will enhances

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    Eaton forms new eMobility business

    July 4, 2018 3:45PM by James Menzies

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Eaton is banking on an electric future for trucking and has formed a new eMobility business to provided the industry with a wide range of electric power solutions. Most famous for its transmissions, Eaton is also well

  • The many benefits of electrification

    June 21, 2018 4:59AM by James Menzies

    For Volvo, the advantages of electrification will not only be enjoyed by customers, but by the world at large

  • DTNA oulines strategies for connectivity, automation and electrification

    June 6, 2018 4:49PM by James Menzies

    Company’s vision is to be world’s leader in electric trucks

  • Cummins focused on providing ‘power of choice’

    April 18, 2018 4:19PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The company best known for producing diesel engines wants it known that its capabilities extend beyond diesel. “We intend to be in the diesel business for a long time yet,” said Julie Furber, executive director of electrification

  • Electric vehicle market heating up: ACT

    September 19, 2017 8:47AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Electrification is quickly becoming a hot topic in the trucking industry, with electric-powered trucks garnering more attention from suppliers. That’s according to the latest N.A. On-highway Commercial Vehicle Engine Outlook, published by ACT Research. The report looks

  • Cummins to put fully electrified powertrain system on road in 2019

    June 14, 2017 6:37PM by Truck West

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Cummins has announced it will have a fully electrified powertrain system available for its customers and on the road by the end of 2019. Making the announcement via teleconference June 14, Julie Furber, executive director of electrification

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    The transmission as a power manager

    February 27, 2017 1:00PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Eaton envisions a future that will see increased electrification of commercial vehicle components and it sees its products as being key in managing those power requirements. Larry Bennett, head of Eaton’s vehicle technical innovation center, says “we