Business, Technology, Autonomous

Molex Enhances Ethernet Network Platform for Autonomous Vehicles

Molex Molex

Molex announced the next evolution of its 10 Gbps Automotive Ethernet Network Platform designed to support OEMs in the development and design of autonomous vehicles.

Transport Topics
December 13, 2018
Business, Equipment, TCA

Mack Trucks Adding 400 Jobs at Pennsylvania Assembly Plant

Bloomberg News

Mack is back, upshifting into hiring mode for its massive Lower Macungie Township, Pa., assembly plant that already employs about 2,000 people.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
December 13, 2017
Business, Equipment

Inaugural NACV to Focus on Equipment Sales — And Being a Different Show From MATS

Cummins engine Bloomberg News

The inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show is due to open later this month in Atlanta and is shaping up to be very different from the rival Mid-America Trucking Show: smaller but richer — and with an obsessive focus on equipment sales.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 7, 2017
Business, Technology

International Makes Bendix Air Disc Brakes Standard on LT Series

International truck Mark Elias/Bloomberg News

International Truck announced its International LT Series in 6x4, 6x2, and 4x2 configurations now feature Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes as a standard offering on all axles.

Transport Topics
June 19, 2017

Navistar Loses $80 Million in Fiscal 2Q

Navistar International Corp.

Navistar International Corp. lost $80 million, or 86 cents a share, during the fiscal second quarter as the manufacturer set aside $60 million for its reserve fund to deal with used trucks with troubled engines that are largely exported.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
June 12, 2017

Navistar to Lay Off More Than 80 Ohio Workers

Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg News

Navistar will lay off more than 80 workers at its Ohio Truck Specialty Center in Springfield, Ohio, beginning in early August, according to a notice the truck manufacturer filed with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

Matt Sanctis | Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
June 7, 2017

OEM Suppliers’ 1Q Results Mixed Amid Weak Demand

TT File Photo

First-quarter results varied among suppliers to U.S. commercial vehicle manufacturers for the period ended March 31.

Transport Topics Staff
May 15, 2017

Truck, Trailer OEMs Post Profits in Lackluster Equipment Market

Philip Scott Andrews for TT

Three of the world’s largest heavy-duty truck makers reported profitable financial results last week after also benefiting from their other lines of businesses and some insulation from the North American market.

Jonathan S. Reiskin and Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporters
May 1, 2017

Greenkraft to Add Classes 6-7 Alternative Fuel Trucks to Production Mix

Greenkraft Inc.

Truck maker Greenkraft Inc. announced plans to expand to a bigger factory in 2017 and also introduce a new line of alternative fuel Classes 6-7 cab-forward trucks called the G3 and G4, respectively, it said.

Transport Topics
February 17, 2017

OEMs Eke Out 2016 Profits; European Sales Strongest

Three of the world’s largest heavy-duty truck makers remained profitable in an anemic 2016, with fourth-quarter results revealing that European sales outpaced the North American market.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 6, 2017