While driverless big trucks remain fodder for press releases and experiments, the trucking industry is making other levels of autonomous technology increasingly standard.
Peterbilt unveiled its new UltraLoft sleeper in its flagship Model 579 truck in hopes of attracting more customers with its roomier cab design and increased fuel economy due.
Tesla may not face the expected headwinds posed by weight restrictions or range anxiety as it plans to electrify a Class 8 semi-truck.
Truck maker Paccar is making Bendix collision avoidance systems standard on some of its Peterbilt and Kenworth big rigs. The company made the announcement Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show.
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.
A trio of Peterbilt work truck models now qualify for nearly $9,000 each in buyer assistance incentives from California’s HVIP program when equipped with a near-zero emissions natural gas engine from Cummins.
Paccar will recall over 2,000 Peterbilt trucks because the brake lights may not function when the brakes are applied, increasing the risk of a crash.
After demonstrating impressive efficiency gains in the recently completed federal government’s SuperTruck 1 program, heavy-duty freight truck and engine makers are being asked to do a lot more in SuperTruck II.
Navistar Inc. is recalling nearly 1,200 heavy duty diesel trucks in the U.S. equipped with defective Cummins engines that could increase the risk of a collision.
Paccar is recalling over 3,000 Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks in the U.S. that are equipped with defective engines from Cummins that could increase the risk of a collision.