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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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ClipperCreek Expands Trade-UP! Program with launch of New Plug-in Dual Charging Stations

ClipperCreek Expands Trade-UP! Program with launch of New Plug-in Dual Charging Stations

| November 21, 2019

ClipperCreek now includes their new plug-in 32 Amp dual charging stations in the popular buy-back program ClipperCreek, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), just announced a new plug-in dual electric vehicle (EV) charging station, the HCS-D40P. The HCS-D40P is a 32 Amp, level 2 plug-in station, installs onto a single […]

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Hyundai Motor Company Reveals Commercial Truck Vision

Hyundai Motor Company Reveals Commercial Truck Vision

| October 29, 2019

Hyundai debuts HDC-6 NEPTUNE Concept, a hydrogen-powered Class 8 heavy duty truck Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) revealed two new concepts at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show. Both concepts add product detail to its Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) 2030 Vision for wide-spread deployment of hydrogen-powered fuel cell technology. HMC introduced the HDC-6 NEPTUNE Concept Class 8 heavy duty […]

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Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fell M/M, Y/Y and YTD for Fourth Consecutive Month

Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fell M/M, Y/Y and YTD for Fourth Consecutive Month

| August 19, 2019

 Used truck prices are the hottest topic in the industry right now Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) fell 2% month-over-month in July, the fourth consecutive sequential drop, according to the latest preliminary release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks published by ACT Research. Additionally, the report indicated […]

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Self-Driving Truck Startup Kodiak Robotics Begins First Freight Deliveries

Self-Driving Truck Startup Kodiak Robotics Begins First Freight Deliveries

| August 6, 2019

Kodiak Robotics will support its growing freight operations from its new facility in North Texas Kodiak Robotics, Inc., a startup developing self-driving technology to revolutionize long-haul trucking, has started making its first commercial deliveries with a safety driver behind the wheel. Kodiak achieved this milestone just 16 months after the company was formed. Kodiak also […]

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