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Sales of used Class 8 trucks in September declined at a modest clip compared with year-ago levels, but the prices paid for those trucks took a far steeper drop, ACT Research reported.
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DETROIT — Toyota said Nov. 2 it is recalling nearly 1.9 million RAV4 small SUVs in the U.S. to fix a problem with batteries that can move during forceful turns and potentially cause a fire.November 2, 2023
AURORA, Colo. — Port leaders believe they are part of the solution to capturing renewable wind energy off of their coasts and under their operation with giant wind turbines that float on the water.
Traton SE experienced an increase in revenue and operating results despite market headwinds during the third quarter of 2023, the company reported Oct. 25.
WEST POINT, Miss. — Executives from Yokohama Tire Corp. said their motor carrier customers have adjusted well to the post-COVID economy, but it's not business as usual.
Serial production of Freightliner’s eM2 medium-duty battery-electric truck began at Daimler Truck North America’s Portland, Ore., manufacturing plant in recent days, DTNA said Oct. 26.November 1, 2023
Plans to build a hybrid electric and hydrogen-powered Class 8 truck floundered in recent days as startup merger partners Tevva Motors Ltd. and ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp. parted ways.November 1, 2023
TOKYO — Toyota’s July-September profit jumped nearly threefold from a year ago as vehicle sales grew around the world and a cheap yen boosted the Japanese automaker’s overseas earnings.
Allison Transmission Holdings posted net income of $158 million in the third quarter of 2023, an increase of 14% from $139 million in the same period in 2022, the company said Oct. 25.October 31, 2023