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Freightliner eCascadia battery-electric trucks operated by Schneider reached 1 million zero-emission miles carrying customer freight, the carrier saidNovember 28, 2023
John Reed, chief information officer and vice president of technology at Aim Transportation Solutions and a 30-year company veteran, is passionate about programming.November 22, 2023
U.S. trailer orders rose for a fourth consecutive month in October, according to preliminary data released by ACT Research.November 21, 2023
A prototype of a battery-electric Class 8 truck with an expected range of 500 miles is set to begin its first pilot tests in Florida in the first quarter of 2024, according to vehicle developer Terraline Inc.November 21, 2023
Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling will deploy 20 Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractors, said Daimler Truck North America, the truck manufacturer’s parent company.November 21, 2023
Hyundai Motor Group has opened a heavily automated facility in Singapore that will play a crucial role in its electrification strategy, deploying robotics and new production methods.
Members of the Advisory Committee on Underride Protection began revealing their divergent views on side underride guards for heavy trucks, sending several questions back to regulators.