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Wabash Records Net Loss, Sharply Lower Revenue in Q2

Wabash workers Workers at a Wabash manufacturing plant. (Wabash National Corp.)

Wabash National Corp. reported a second-quarter net loss and a drop in revenue amid COVID-19’s harsh effect on the trucking industry.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 29, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Wabash, eNow Unite to Produce Zero-Emission Trailer

Wabash The MSC reefer trailer (left) and eNow's solar technology. (Wabash)

Wabash National Corp. announced an exclusive agreement with eNow for its solar technology as the companies prepare to sell what they called the most eco-friendly refrigerated haul available on the market.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 29, 2020
Business, Equipment

Cummins Posts Drop in Profit, Record Revenue Decline in Q2

Cummins manufacturing plant in Jamestown, N.Y. Workers on the assembly line at the Cummins manufacturing plant in Jamestown, N.Y. (Cummins)

Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. reported a sharp drop in second-quarter net income and a record decline in revenue.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 28, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Nikola to Launch New US Plant With Tre Cabover Model

Nikola Tre Nikola's Tre model truck, which is scheduled to go into production at the Arizona plant in 2021. (Nikola Corp.)

The battery-electric cabover Nikola Tre model will be the first Class 8 off the assembly line at Nikola's manufacturing facility in Coolidge, Ariz.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 28, 2020
Business, Equipment

Mack Launches Initial Production of New Medium-Duty Models

Mack Trucks facility in Salem, Va. Workers recently began making the Mack MD Series of medium-duty trucks at the plant in Salem, Va. (Mack Trucks)

Mack Trucks reported initial production of its MD Series of medium-duty trucks has begun at its Roanoke Valley Operations facility in Salem, Va.

July 27, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment

Orders for Big-Ticket Manufactured Goods Jump 7.3% in June

A General Motors worker validates N95 masks in Warren, Mich., on April 23. A General Motors worker validates N95 masks in Warren, Mich., on April 23. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press)

Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods rose a solid 7.3% in June, the second big monthly gain as manufacturing tries to climb out of a spring slump triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.

Martin Crutsinger | Associated Press
July 27, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Trailer-Tracking Unit Furthers VHub Telematics Integration

Francis Roy Francis Roy by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Digital asset-sharing platform vHub announced that its integration of telematics offerings now includes the TrackLight taillamp GPS trailer-tracking solution from Anytrek and the 4W Telematics trailer tracking system.

July 27, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Ryder Offers Workhorse Electric Step Van

Workhorse C 1000 A Workhorse C 1000 electric step van. Ryder will place the first group of Workhorse C 1000 vehicles through COOP. (Youtube via Duane Hughes)

Workhorse Group Inc. announced Ryder System Inc. is offering the C-Series Workhorse all-electric step van and that Ryder will place the first group of Workhorse C 1000 vehicles through COOP.

July 24, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Penske to Add Another Freightliner eM2 in Southern California

Penske Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing announced it is working with EnerSys to put another battery-electric, medium-duty Freightliner eM2 into service.

July 24, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Green Energy Companies Partner to Proliferate Hydrogen Trucks

Hydrogen fuel pump A hydrogen fuel pump at an industry show. (Peggy Smith/Transport Topics)

Green energy companies ReCarbon and HYZON Motors partnered July 23 in an effort to propel hydrogen-powered truck projects globally.

July 24, 2020

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