Mack Trucks Names New Boss for Lehigh Valley Plant

Mack, on Aug. 24, announced that Rickard Lundberg has been appointed vice president and general manager of its Mack Lehigh Valley Operations plant in Pennsylvania.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
August 25, 2016
Business, Autonomous

DOE Launches SuperTruck II to Go Beyond New GHG Rule

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The Department of Energy announced its SuperTruck II initiative to more than double the freight efficiency of Class 8 trucks and go beyond provisions in the new federal Phase 2 greenhouse-gas emissions rule affecting heavy- and medium-duty trucks, as well as trailers.

August 17, 2016
Business, Fuel

Orange EV Offers New Electric Terminal Truck

Orange EV

Orange EV said it is accepting orders for its all-new T-Series electric terminal truck. Its initial model was completely remanufactured.

August 17, 2016

Trucker Path Offers New App Feature for Truck Stop Owners

Trucker Path announced a new app feature that lets truck stop owners provide drivers with information about parking spots, amenities and services.

August 15, 2016
Business, Fuel

Daimler Challenges Tesla With Its Own Electric-Truck Pledge


Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz outlined plans to start selling an electric heavy-duty truck in about five years, a week after Tesla Motors Inc.’s initial sketch on battery-powered commercial vehicles failed to impress investors.

Elisabeth Behrmann | Bloomberg News
July 27, 2016

Used Truck Association Names Craig Kendall President

Used Truck Association

Craig Kendall was elected president of the Used Truck Association, the group said July 5.

July 7, 2016
Business, Safety

Washington Town Mulls Restricting Trucks

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The Vancouver, Washington, City Council is expected to discuss an ordinance at its July 18 meeting that would prohibit trucks above a certain size from moving freight on 39th Street.

Dameon Pesanti | The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.)
July 5, 2016

May’s Used-Truck Sales Fall; Average Price Flat

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Sales of used Class 8 trucks in May fell by 10% year-over-year, ACT Research Co. reported.

June 24, 2016

Dale Mossey: From Judge to Trucker to Bus Driver

Dale Mossey, the judge who became an over-the-road trucker at age 65 is morphing into a Metro Bus driver at 70.

Dave DeLand | St. Cloud (Minn. )Times
June 16, 2016

Tony Spero Named Grand Champion of Connecticut Truck Driving Championship

Motor Transport Association of Connecticut

Tony Spero, of Stratford-based ABF Freight, drove home with the top award in the Motor Transport Association of Connecticut’s Truck Driving Championship.

Jim Shay | Connecticut Post (Bridgeport, Conn.)
June 15, 2016