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Aurora Autonomous Vehicle Product Milestones on Path to Commercial Launch

Aurora Autonomous Vehicle Product Milestones on Path to Commercial Launch

| January 20, 2022

In Q3 of 2022, Aurora plans to demonstrate fail-safe capabilities, a critical step towards satisfying a core principle of its Safety Case Framework The self-driving company Aurora (NASDAQ: AUR) is building a product that will save lives, increase access to transportation, and bring much-needed relief and support to supply chains. Aurora’s path to commercial launch […]

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Commercial Vehicle Markets Starting 2022 With Good Outlook

Commercial Vehicle Markets Starting 2022 With Good Outlook

| January 20, 2022

ACT Research reports 2022 both medium and heavy-duty production are materially above expectations According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, commercial vehicle demand started 2021 like a lion, spent most of the year in a cage, and headed into 2022 like a lion, as both medium and heavy-duty […]

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New and Used Commercial Truck Market Closed out 2021 with Higher Volume, J.D. Power Finds

New and Used Commercial Truck Market Closed out 2021 with Higher Volume, J.D. Power Finds

| January 20, 2022

2021 saw the highest Class 8 pricing in the modern era Commercial Truck auction volume increased in December, likely due at least in part, to a substantial increase in new truck deliveries, according to analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services, as reported in the January 2022 Commercial Truck Guidelines Industry Update. Companies taking delivery of long-awaited […]

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NIKOLA AND PROTERRA AGREE TO LONG-TERM BATTERY SUPPLY FOR ZERO-EMISSION CLASS 8 SEMI TRUCKS

NIKOLA AND PROTERRA AGREE TO LONG-TERM BATTERY SUPPLY FOR ZERO-EMISSION CLASS 8 SEMI TRUCKS

| January 19, 2022

Multi-year supply agreement represents Proterra Powered’s expansion into the Class 8 truck market Nikola Corporation zero-emission transportation and energy infrastructure solutions, and Proterra Inc , a leading innovator in commercial vehicle electrification technology, announced a strategic, multi-year supply agreement to power Nikola zero-emission semi-trucks with Proterra’s industry-leading battery technology. Proterra product is expected to be incorporated in the Nikola […]

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Morgan Truck Body Embarks on 70 Anniversary at Forefront of Innovation and Electrification

Morgan Truck Body Embarks on 70 Anniversary at Forefront of Innovation and Electrification

| January 14, 2022

New Advanced Electric Vehicle Truck Body Concepts to be Unveiled in 2022 As Morgan Truck Body celebrates its 70th year, the largest manufacturer of light- and medium- duty truck bodies in North America has announced that it will unveil multiple custom concept bodies in 2022. “Our EV concept bodies are the culmination of extensive collaboration […]

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FTR Reports Preliminary Trailer Orders Retreated in January to 26,500 Units

FTR Reports Preliminary Trailer Orders Retreated in January to 26,500 Units

| January 13, 2022

 Trailer orders for 2021 totaled 249,000 units FTR reports preliminary trailer orders for December retreated to 26,500 units, down 18% m/m and -42% y/y.  Trailer orders for 2021 totaled 249,000 units. OEMs continue to manage backlogs carefully, as the supply chain disruptions persist. Order volume was very close to the average of the previous three […]

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