Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Peterbilt Adds New Features to Meet Market Returning to Normal Demand

Jason Skoog Jason Skoog by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Peterbilt Motors Co. announced a range of initiatives related to safety, electric vehicles, operational enhancements and its dealers.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 29, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

CEOs of Dana, Wabash Say Their Role Is to Embrace Innovation

CEOs Dana CEO James Kamsickas (left) and Wabash CEO Brent Yeagy. (Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Broad, innovative change is at hand for the commercial vehicle industry, and this moment has executives’ full attention, a pair of CEOs of large suppliers said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 29, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Navistar Creates Electrification Business Unit, Unveils Battery-Electric Prototype

Navistar's electric-powered eMV Series prototype Navistar's electric-powered eMV Series prototype is unveiled at NACV. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Navistar announced it is forming a new business unit to support commercial vehicle electrification, and underscored that announcement by unveiling a battery-electric prototype truck Oct. 28 at the 2019 North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 29, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Daimler Trucks Introduces Dynamic Lease Program

Daimler's Roger Nielsen discusses Dynamic Leasing Daimler's Roger Nielsen discusses the Dynamic Lease program. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Daimler Trucks North America introduced a dynamic lease program that uses connected-vehicle technology to enable a “pay-as-you-drive” financing option.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 28, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Hino Trucks Unveils New Class 4-7 Models

Hino Hino's Dominik Beckman. (Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Hino Trucks unveiled its new M Series Class 4 and Class 5 trucks, and new L Series Class 6 and 7 conventional trucks, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show on Oct. 28.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 28, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel

NACV Showcases Technology, Product News, Organizer Says

NACV The NACV show floor. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ATLANTA – Advancements in technology and myriad announcements about new products are among the key features of the North American Commercial Vehicle Show, a co-organizer told Transport Topics.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 28, 2019
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Volvo Unveils New VNR Model, Touts Aerodynamic Option

Volvo's VNR 660 model, available in 2020 Volvo's VNR 660 model, available in 2020. (Volvo Trucks North America)

ATLANTA — A new vehicle model meant to enhance regional-haul assignments was unveiled by Volvo Trucks North America at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 28, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Next-Gen Bendix Wingman Technology Available on Mack Models

Mack truck with Bendix Wingman Mack Trucks

ATLANTA — Mack Trucks announced the addition of next-generation Bendix Wingman safety technology to the company’s models from the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
October 28, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Mack Shows Limited-Edition Black Anthem

Mack Black Anthem The Mack Black Anthem. (Mack Trucks)

ATLANTA – Mack Trucks has introduced a limited-edition, blacked-out version of its Anthem over-the-road tractor that features a swath of model-specific exterior and interior appointments.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
October 28, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

ZF Announces OEM Launches for Automated Steering, New Transmission

ZF Dan Williams with ZF Friedrichshafen addresses the media. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Component supplier ZF Group announced that its active steering technology and new automatic transmission soon will become available in North America.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 27, 2019

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