Business, Technology

Cummins X12 Engine Slated for Autocar ACX Model

Cummins X12 engine Cummins Inc.

Cummins Inc. announced its X12 engine will be available in Autocar’s ACX model beginning in the fourth quarter.

April 23, 2018
Government, Business, Editorial

Editorial: A Hard Day’s Work (Truck)

In fairly short order, truck manufacturers have made a series of announcements about new and updated vocational trucks that soon will be hitting the markets.

March 15, 2018
Business, Equipment

Ritchie Bros. Orlando Auction Offers Used Trucks to Global Buyers

Dump trucks at Ritchie Bros. U.S. auction in Orlando, Fla. Dump trucks for sale at Ritche Bros. U.S. auction in Orlando, Fla. (Roger Gilroy/Transport Topics)

ORLANDO, Fla.— Industrial auctioneer Ritchie Bros. jammed row after row of used equipment in all shapes and sizes riding on tires or treads onto a 232-acre site here to launch its annual premier auction in February, the first since acquiring rival IronPlanet.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
February 22, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

More Vocational Fleets Opting for Automated Transmissions

Driver on keypad for truck's Allison automatic transmission A driver interacts with the keypad for his truck's Allison automatic transmission. (Autocar Trucks)

An aging driver population and the addition of vocational-specific features are the top reasons fleet managers and industry executives cited for growth in two-pedal transmission use among vocational truck buyers.

Jim Galligan | Special to Transport Topics
February 21, 2018

Daimler Trucks North America’s Vocational Truck Sales Rise

Jonathan S. Reiskin for TT

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. — Daimler Trucks North America said it is reaping returns in sales of heavy- and medium-duty vocational trucks based on the investments and planning that started during the depths of the recession.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
July 30, 2014