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Category: Vehicles

Thor Trucks Shocks Competition With Electric Semi

Thor Trucks Shocks Competition With Electric Semi

| February 15, 2018

In an attempt to cut greenhouse gas emissions, an upstart company called Thor Trucks has unveiled its prototype Electric Truck. Currently, heavy freight transportation is one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas. Since 2015, transportation has been the biggest share of California’s climate emissions, with heavy-duty vehicles accounting for 7.4 percent of total emissions. […]

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High-Performance Truck Market to Grow at 4%

High-Performance Truck Market to Grow at 4%

| February 2, 2018

The high performance truck market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.06% and the market size is projected to reach 2.5 Million units by 2025 from 1.8 Million units in 2017, according to the latest research. The increasing demand for higher power output engines for applications such as refrigeration, dumping, containers, and others […]

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Used Class 8 Truck Sales in December Fell 9%

Used Class 8 Truck Sales in December Fell 9%

| January 29, 2018

With the economy really appearing to heat up, it was a bit of a surprise to see that total Class 8 used truck sales fell 9% year-over-year in December. At the same time, they were down just 1% for full-year 2017 compared to 2016, according to  ACT Research. “Dealers are reporting that used truck sales […]

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Volvo Trucks Introduces New LED Headlights for VHD Series Trucks

Volvo Trucks Introduces New LED Headlights for VHD Series Trucks

| January 25, 2018

Volvo Trucks North America is getting brighter — literally — as the company  debuted new LED headlights for Volvo VHD series vocational trucks at World of Concrete 2018. The new LED headlights will be offered as standard equipment on the VHD 300 daycab and VHD 400 regional sleeper models to help reduce eye strain, increase […]

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International Truck Unveils Mid-Range Diesel International HV Series

International Truck Unveils Mid-Range Diesel International HV Series

| January 24, 2018

International Truck has unveiled the International HV Series Mid-Range Diesel (MRD) at the World of Concrete 2018 North American Commercial Vehicle Show—that includes a bridge formula truck for the concrete industry. The first models of the International HV Series, a new line of vocational trucks designed for serious work, pack brawn and brains into a […]

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California Van Pool Authority  Taps Vehicle Tracking Solutions for Fleet Management

California Van Pool Authority Taps Vehicle Tracking Solutions for Fleet Management

| January 22, 2018

Vehicle Tracking Solutions (VTS), developers of the Fleet Management GPS and business intelligence platform- Silent Passenger®, announced that the California Van Pool Authority has migrated to Silent Passenger from an older legacy product. Executive Director of California Van Pool Authority, Ron Hughes shared “after seeing Silent Passenger we realized that VTS was innovating in the […]

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