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Category: Cab, Trailer & Body

Holcim Places Hypertruck ERX™ Order

Holcim Places Hypertruck ERX™ Order

| May 27, 2022

Global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions will seek to replace existing diesel-fueled trucks in Texas and Oklahoma operations Hyliion Holdings Corp. electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks, says that Holcim US has ordered 10 units backed by deposits to secure Hypertruck ERX™ production slots. A global leader in innovative and sustainable building […]

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PGT Trucking, Locomation, and Nikola Corporation Present Innovation Showcase

PGT Trucking, Locomation, and Nikola Corporation Present Innovation Showcase

| May 27, 2022

Guests had a first-hand look at Locomation’s Autonomous Relay ConvoySM (ARC) technology, which PGT will implement over the next eight years on over 30 separate Autonomous Relay Network segments  PGT Trucking Inc., a multi-service transportation firm offering flatbed, dedicated, international and specialized services, is taking an industry-leading approach to driver turnover, efficiency and reducing carbon emissions […]

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Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies and American Battery Solutions Partner on the SD1 500+ Mile Range, Battery-Electric Long-Haul Truck

Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies and American Battery Solutions Partner on the SD1 500+ Mile Range, Battery-Electric Long-Haul Truck

| May 25, 2022

Together, the companies will design, create, and test a battery system for the freight industry’s first clean sheet, battery-electric truck Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies (Solo AVT), the vehicle hardware company revolutionizing the freight transportation industry, announced the signing of an initial agreement with American Battery Solutions (ABS) to develop the battery system for the SD1, Solo AVT’s battery-electric […]

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PITT OHIO Begins Operation of First Volvo VNR Electric Trucks in Ohio

PITT OHIO Begins Operation of First Volvo VNR Electric Trucks in Ohio

| May 24, 2022

The Volvo VNR Electric box trucks are designed for local and regional delivery routes and feature a four battery 264-kWh capacity with a 150-mile range Volvo Trucks North America customer PITT OHIO — a leader in transportation, warehouse, and logistics services — announced the addition of Class 7 Volvo VNR Electric box trucks to its […]

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Average Age of Vehicles in the US Increases to 12.2 years, according to S&P Global Mobility

Average Age of Vehicles in the US Increases to 12.2 years, according to S&P Global Mobility

| May 24, 2022

The average age of light vehicles in the US reached an all-time high in 2022 as the vehicle fleet climbed to 283M passenger cars and light trucks The average age of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the US rose to 12.2 years this year, increasing by nearly two months over the prior year, according […]

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Freight-related Metrics Continue to Deteriorate

Freight-related Metrics Continue to Deteriorate

| May 23, 2022

North American commercial vehicle markets continue to embody a balancing act between demand-driven optimism and supply-side realism According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, the deterioration of some freight-related metrics that began in March continued through April and into early May. According to Eric Crawford, ACT Research’s Vice […]

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