Cummins Puts Faith in Diesel, Readies for Hydrogen
ATLANTA — Cummins Inc., underscoring its belief in the power of choice, announced its latest advances in fuel efficiency for its heavy-duty diesel engines and showcased hydrogen fuel cell technology in its own Class 8 demonstration model.
NACV Spotlights Innovations as Firms Brace for Downturn
ATLANTA — Truck, trailer and component manufacturers unveiled their latest innovations and outlined visions for the industry’s future here at the second edition of the North American Commercial Vehicle Show, while simultaneously preparing for an expected downturn in the equipment market next year.
Volvo Group CEO Martin Lundstedt Outlines Time of Transition for Trucking
ATLANTA — Volvo Group CEO Martin Lundstedt said the commercial vehicle industry has entered a time of transition with the rise of electric-powered trucks, automated driving technology and connected vehicles.October 31, 2019
Bendix Prepares for Electronic Braking Transition
ATLANTA — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems outlined its plans to support the trucking industry’s upcoming transition toward electronic braking systems and the introduction of automated steering controls in the commercial vehicle market.October 31, 2019
Donaldson Announces Air Filter Test Results, GeoTab Contract
ATLANTA — Donaldson Co. said recent tests show the Donaldson PowerCore filters can save fleets up to $215 per truck per year, because the filters provide 27% less restriction.October 31, 2019
Rocketail Tweaks Aerodynamic Trailer Wings With Hinge
ATLANTA — Rocketail announced it will be making its two side wings, attached to improve a trailer’s aerodynamic flow, flexible upon contact.October 31, 2019
MEKRA Lang Launches New Digital Vision System
ATLANTA — MEKRA Lang launched a new digital vision system at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show, announcing the sideview-mirror replacements will be standard equipment on Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks.October 31, 2019
Isuzu Sees Opportunity in Final-Mile Growth
ATLANTA — Final-mile delivery of consumer goods has changed trucking, and the change will continue to evolve transportation methods, according to Isuzu Motors officials.October 30, 2019
Daimler Sees Hydrogen Fuel Cells as Part of Trucking’s Future
ATLANTA — Daimler Trucks has been investing heavily in battery-electric commercial vehicles, but the manufacturer also sees a place for hydrogen fuel-cell technology in the transportation industry’s long-term move toward zero emissions.October 30, 2019
Allison Debuts New Regional-Haul Transmission
ATLANTA — Allison Transmission introduced a new, regional-haul transmission that is designed to handle mixed duty cycles, and named Daimler Trucks North America as the first truck-maker to offer the unit.