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Western Star Intros New Axle, Hood Options for 49X
Western Star now has new options available on its 49X model that will widen coverage for heavy haul and construction applications.
June 28, 2022
Freightliner Intros New Electric eCascadia
Freightliner electric trucks have logged well over 1 million miles in day-to-day operations, pulling real loads and making real drops.
May 31, 2022
Stellar’s NX18 Hooklift Accommodates Multiple Truck Bodies on One Frame
Stellar's new NX18 telescopic hooklift can be used on various truck bodies and offers up to 18,000-pounds of capacity.
March 31, 2022
Volvo Trucks Boosts Range on Enhanced VNR Electric Truck
The new VNR Electric gets an 85% increase in range and faster charging time.
January 20, 2022
Test Drive: Mack's Return to Medium-Duty Trucks Doesn't Disappoint
Mack's versatile Class 6 and Class 7 MD Series targets multiple vocational operations and marks its first new medium-duty truck model in nearly 20 years.
December 20, 2021
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Used Truck Prices Skyrocket, But Will the Bubble Burst?
Late-model Class 8 trucks "are getting snapped up" for over $100,000. But these prices could also fall off a cliff when just a few factors change.
September 21, 2021
Autocar Rolls Out Badass Truck Line with DC-64D Dump Truck
Along with its bold name, the DC-64D has been configured with more than 100 improvements.
May 28, 2021
Test Drive: The New Kenworth T680 Gets a Makeover
Visually, the truck is striking, and it’s a very un-Kenworth-like update in that there are very few little tweaks.
March 11, 2021
Isuzu adds more power to Class 6 FTR, new FVR model
The company believes the Cummins B6.7 will appeal more broadly to fleets that need more power.
February 12, 2021
Mack makes driver-activated OTA updates standard on select models
The driver download activation feature is factory-equipped on models built beginning Nov. 30, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Operations, in Macungie, Pennsylvania.
January 14, 2021
Electric trucks run 'amazing' up Pikes Peak
Though it was 'not a competition,' all-electric Peterbilt 579EV and Kenworth T680 fuel cell deliver impressive and different results.
January 22, 2021
Navistar partners with GM, J.B. Hunt on hydrogen-powered RH
Under the partnership agreement, OneH2 will supply its hydrogen fueling solution, which includes hydrogen production, storage, delivery and safety and Navistar is taking a minority stake in OneH2.
January 29, 2021
Freightliner partners with Waymo for Level 4 autonomous Cascadia
Daimler Trucks and Waymo will work together towards deploying an autonomous SAE Level 4 Freightliner Cascadia by 2024. Details here on Equipment World.
November 10, 2020
Mack updates 13L MP8HE engine for 2021
A new version of Mack‘s 13-liter MP8HE engine comes with a fuel efficiency improvement by up to 3% compared to the current MP8HE. The next generation Mack MP8HE engine will continue to be offered in 415 and 445 horsepower ratings with 1,760 and 1,860 lb-ft of torque, respectively. The new engine platform, which Mack Trucks […]
October 30, 2020
Volkswagen to acquire International Truck parent Navistar for $3.7 billion
After nearly 10 months on the table, and with mutual interest surviving a global pandemic that saw truck orders slump to record lows for two consecutive months, Volkwagen’s commercial truck business, Traton, is set to acquire Navistar for nearly $3.7 billion.
October 21, 2020
Western Star Unveils the 49X: “We Beat This Truck to Hell”
Western Star is rolling out its next-generation vocational truck, the 49X – a modern and tech-rich takeoff of its 4900. A clean sheet design built from the ground up, the 49X is engineered to be easier to upfit, and also features a lighter-weight chassis and cab.
October 9, 2020
CM Truck Beds intros turnkey Hotshot truck body
CM Truck Beds recently unveiled its specialized Hotshot model which is rated to tow up to 30,000 pounds. This single-piece steel truck body is designed for ultimate strength and durability, with the industry’s best hauling capacity and an array of standard features that deliver convenience, safety and ease for hotshot truck drivers. “For hotshotters looking […]
October 9, 2020
Truck makers say fuel cells could be ‘cheaper than diesel’ option as zero-emission regulations loom
When it comes to betting on future powertrain technology, the leader of one iconic diesel manufacturer is stacking his chips on hydrogen fuel cells. While he may not be repeating Nikola founder Trevor Milton’s social media mantra #DIESELISDEAD, Cummins CEO and Chairman Tom Linebarger lauded Nikola for building interest in fuel cell technology and made […]
August 11, 2020
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TxDOT Issues Default Notice to Developer Over Safety of New Harbor Bridge
Joint venture Flatiron/Dragados “has refused to acknowledge the safety issues ... or taken any steps to correct them,” Texas DOT says.
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Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
5 Ways to Reduce Fuel Costs
As one of your biggest expenses, fuel usage should be watched closely. Download this eBook to learn how fleet management solutions can help you monitor key factors that can contribute to wasted fuel.