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Daimler Trucks North America introduces the first SAE Level 2 automated truck in series production in North America with the latest enhancements to the Freightliner new Cascadia(r). (PRNewsfoto/Daimler Trucks North America LLC)

Daimler Trucks North America Introduces First SAE Level 2 Automated Truck in North America with the Freightliner New Cascadia

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) introduced the first SAE Level 2 automated truck in series production in North America with the latest enhancements to the Freightliner new Cascadia®. Level 2 automation means the truck is capable of both lateral (steering) and longitudinal (acceleration/deceleration) control, and is part of the revolutionary truck technologies featured by DTNA […]

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Triangle Suspension Systems Hires Heavy Duty Aftermarket Veteran as Product Development Manager

Triangle Suspension Systems has hired Ryan Rogers as Product Development Manager.   In his new position, Rogers will be a key member of Triangle’s Management Team leading the development and enhancements to Triangle’s Flagg product line.  Currently, Triangle offers over 7,000 Flagg suspension and steering parts for all makes of vehicles including front end, leaf […]

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FTR Reports North American Class 8 Orders Fell Again in December to 21,000 Units

FTR reports preliminary North American Class 8 orders for December fell to 21,000 units, the lowest total since August 2017.  December order activity was as expected, with fleets ordering to secure a dwindling number of available build slots in the second half of 2019.  There are few build slots remaining for 2019, so expect orders […]

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FTR Schedules a Complimentary State of Freight Webinar: 2019 Demand Drivers

For 18 months or more, the focus in transportation has been almost exclusively on the capacity side. While capacity clearly remains a big issue, the bigger question for 2019 and beyond might be the strength of and outlook for freight demand. We will review the outlook for some of the major factors that drive freight […]

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“Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 Will Once Again Be Auctioned Off to Support Truckers Against Trafficking

In an effort to further educate and fund efforts against human trafficking, Inland Kenworth has once again put together a special “Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 with a very distinctive paint scheme and signage. The project, in conjunction with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), has received significant support from platinum sponsors Kenworth Truck Company, Inland Kenworth and […]

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Volvo Trucks to Demonstrate Volvo VNR Electric Models in 2019 and Commercialize in 2020

Volvo Trucks announced that it will introduce all-electric Volvo VNR regional-haul demonstrators in California next year, operating in distribution, regional-haul and drayage operations. Sales of the VNR Electric in North America will begin in 2020. “We are proud to announce the Volvo VNR Electric, designed to support cities focused on sustainable urban development and fleets operating […]

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Kinedyne Introduces Ergonomically Advanced EASE-Z Winch Bars

Kinedyne LLC, a world-leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of cargo control technologies, including cargo securement, capacity and access solutions for the transportation industry, announced the formal introduction of its new EASE-Z Winch Bar family today. The EASE-Z Winch Bar is a patented Z-shaped winch bar that rotates 360 degrees, providing users with greater leverage. The bar […]

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New Kenworth W990 Now Available for Order

The Kenworth W990, the new long-hood conventional that establishes a new industry standard, is now available for order. The Kenworth W990 leverages the 67-year evolution of the iconic W900 platform to provide Kenworth customers with a product that captures the pride, image, freedom, and spirit of trucking; and continues Kenworth’s tradition of offering driver-focused trucks. […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Delivers Its First Battery-Electric Commercial Truck to Penske Truck Leasing

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) delivered the first vehicle in its Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet – a Freightliner eM2 – to Penske Truck Leasing, fulfilling its promise to put an electric commercial truck in customer hands in 2018. This delivery marks a key milestone in the real-world application of battery-electric commercial vehicles, as well as […]

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Kinedyne Broadens Grip Link Family with 7- and 8-Millimeter Heavy-Duty Stud Tire Chains for Off-Road Applications

Kinedyne LLC, a world-leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of cargo control technologies, including cargo securement, capacity and access solutions for the transportation industry, introduced the two newest members of its Grip Link Brand Tire Chain family. The new 7- and 8-millimeter heavy-duty stud tire chains are designed exclusively for off-road use. Grip Link Brand Tire Chains already […]

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Cooper Tire Wins Global 2018 GOOD DESIGN® Awards for Discoverer AT3™ Family of Tires and Discoverer True North™

Cooper Tire announced today that its Discoverer AT3™ family of tires, which includes three distinct all-season, all terrain tires for SUVs and pick-up trucks, and its Discoverer True North™, a tire designed to provide strong grip and confident handling in winter weather, have earned 2018 GOOD DESIGN® awards from The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture […]

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CIMC Intermodal Equipment Launches New Sales-Marketing Platforms that will Assist Dealers

During their annual year-end meeting held recently at the South Gate, CA headquarters, CIMC Intermodal Equipment unveiled two state-of-the-art sales and marketing platforms that will enable the company to better serve their dealers and customers.    The latest sales and marketing platforms to be utilized by CIMC Intermodal Equipment will offer marketing supply chain solutions […]

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