Peterbilt Motors Co. has completed a large expansion of its truck factory in Denton, Texas, increasing the size of the plant by more than a third.
Manufacturers show electric, liquid propone and hybrid vehicles at 2017 Work Truck Show but many fleet operators are reluctant to make big investments in alternative fuel technology.
The Environmental Protection Agency will re-open the comment period for its new vehicle emissions standards, which will allow the Trump administration to roll back lofty fuel economy guidelines set by the Obama administration.
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America said it will start production of an all-new Class 6 medium-duty F-Series truck with a segment-first four-cylinder diesel engine that is designed to navigate dense, urban environments.
Ford said at the 2018 Work Truck Show that it will work with XL Hybrids, Motiv Power Systems and Lightning Hybrids to expand its range of electrified and alternative powertrain truck offerings.
Orders for trucks in the heaviest Class 8 weight segment posted a big gain in February over the same period a year ago and point to a rebound for the trucking industry.
Looking to tap a growing global market for pickup trucks, Mercedes-Benz plans to introduce the X-Class pickup truck at the Geneva Motor Show on March 9.
Daimler AG named Martin Daum, the chief executive of its North American division to head its global truck and bus business.