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Kenworth Announces Collaboration with Dana on Electric Truck Powertrain Development

Kenworth Announces Collaboration with Dana on Electric Truck Powertrain Development

| January 9, 2020

The proof-of-concept truck was conceived and constructed at the PACCAR Innovation Center Kenworth and Dana Incorporated announced their collaboration on electric powertrain development for medium duty Kenworth battery electric vehicles. Kenworth K270E Battery Electric Vehicle The zero-emissions Kenworth K270E cabover on exhibit at CES is equipped with Dana-designed e-Powertrain system that is fully integrated and […]

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Preliminary Class 8 Order Intake Rose in December

Preliminary Class 8 Order Intake Rose in December

| January 6, 2020

Overbuying through 2019 and insufficient freight to absorb the ensuing capacity overhang continued ACT Research says that preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in December 2019 were 20,000 units, up 14% from November and down just 6.5% from year-ago December, as the industry transitions to much easier year-over-year comparisons. Complete industry data for December, including […]

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New Flyer Selected by California Department of General Services to Supply Zero-Emission Buses

New Flyer Selected by California Department of General Services to Supply Zero-Emission Buses

| December 23, 2019

New Flyer has delivered over 10,000 buses within the state of California New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, today announced that New Flyer has been selected by the California Department of General Services (“CDGS”) as an approved supplier of […]

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Lion Delivers First Electric School Buses

Lion Delivers First Electric School Buses

| December 17, 2019

Part of the California Energy Commission School Bus Replacement Program The Lion Electric Co. (Lion) is proud to announce the very first deliveries of its all-electric school buses funded by the California Energy Commission (CEC) as part of the School Bus Replacement Program in California. Lion delivered five zero-emission vehicles today to Twin Rivers Unified School […]

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Yokohama Tire Launches New 114R™ UWB Regional-haul Trailer Tire

Yokohama Tire Launches New 114R™ UWB Regional-haul Trailer Tire

| December 6, 2019

Specifically designed to meet the demands of high-scrub operations Yokohama Tire’s latest regional-haul trailer tire, the 114R™ Ultra Wide-Base (UWB), is ready for duty. The SmartWay®-verified 114R – the successor to RY407™ – is available now in size 445/50R22.5. An additional size – 455/50/22.5 – will be offered in Q1 2020. “The 114R UWB is […]

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BYD Taps Former Tesla Executive to Head Growing Truck Team

BYD Taps Former Tesla Executive to Head Growing Truck Team

| December 3, 2019

BYD trucks are already hard at work BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced that experienced business development executive Aaron Gillmore, formerly at Tesla and SolarCity, has been named Vice President of Truck Business for BYD. An accomplished business development executive, Gillmore comes to BYD from Tesla, Inc. where he was director of builder, military and federal […]

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