Truck orders in January were the best since 2006 as motor carriers reacted to the increased freight demands caused by a robust economy and a shortage of trucks.
Daimler Trucks North America began production of Freightliner models equipped with its new medium-duty diesel engine.
President Trump is pitching a $1.5-trillion infrastructure program, but he’s left how it would be funded and what it would build unanswered.
As shippers and brokers struggle to get their freight moved, small-business truckers say they have been able to name their price in mid-January, which is typically a slow time following the holiday rush.
The amount of freight hauled by trucks rose 3.7 percent in 2017. This is the largest gain since 2013, when the index was up 6.1 percent.
As truckers struggle to comply with the new electronic logging device rule, some want the U.S. to adopt Canada’s more flexible regulations.
Paccar is recalling 1,222 heavy-duty diesel trucks because of a software defect that allows engines to start when the transmission is in gear, which could result in a crash.
Ford is urging 2006 Rangers owners to stop driving their pickup trucks after attributing a second death to a defective Takata airbag inflator.
The trucking business is thriving thanks to a healthy economy, which has increased the amount of freight and how much it costs to haul.
A bipartisan measure to mandate guard rails on truck trailers that prevent cars from sliding under, killing or injuring passengers, is making its way through Congress.
Autocar recalled 1,505 2017-2018 Xpeditor severe duty trucks to fix an electrical problem in the window defrost mechanism.