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Category: Vehicles

US Used Truck Data Gives a Twist

US Used Truck Data Gives a Twist

| August 17, 2022

ACT Research reports preliminary used Class 8 retail volumes fell 8% month-over-month, and were 47% lower compared to July of 2021 Preliminary used Class 8 retail volumes (same dealer sales) fell 8% month-over-month, and were 47% lower compared to July of 2021, according to the latest preliminary release of the State of the Industry: U.S. […]

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Cass Transportation Indexes – July 2022

Cass Transportation Indexes – July 2022

| August 16, 2022

Lower fuel prices were part of the decrease, but with looser truckload market conditions, further deceleration is very likely Steady as She Goes   July 2022 Year-over-year change 2-year stacked change Month-to-month change Month-to-month change (SA) Cass Freight Index – Shipments 1.182 0.4% 16.1% -1.7% 0.6% Cass Freight Index – Expenditures 4.499 28.2% 83.5% -3.6% […]

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Lightning eMotors Announces Launch of Lightning Insights Real-Time EV Telematics and Charger Management Software

Lightning eMotors Announces Launch of Lightning Insights Real-Time EV Telematics and Charger Management Software

| August 16, 2022

Lightning Insights tracks up to 156 data points in real time, including vehicle location, state of charge, energy usage, efficiency, vehicle health Lightning eMotors provider of medium-duty and specialty commercial electric vehicles and charging solutions for fleets, announced today the launch of Lightning Insights™, a significant extension of its state-of-the-art telematics system built for monitoring and […]

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PACCAR to Offer Cummins X15N Natural Gas Engine

PACCAR to Offer Cummins X15N Natural Gas Engine

| August 16, 2022

“PACCAR can help customers achieve their business goals by offering sustainable, affordable power solutions that use proven engine technology and existing infrastructure” PACCAR will work with Cummins Inc. to offer the new Cummins X15N natural gas engine in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. The X15N is the first natural gas engine to be specifically designed for […]

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Kenworth Announces New TX-18 and TX-18 Pro Automated Transmissions Available for Order

Kenworth Announces New TX-18 and TX-18 Pro Automated Transmissions Available for Order

| August 16, 2022

Both transmissions offer expanded high-capacity PTO functionality with an 8-bolt bottom mount and 4-bolt rear mount for a combined 160 hp capacity at 1,400 RPM Kenworth announced that the new PACCAR TX-18 and PACCAR TX-18 Pro automated transmissions for Class 8 heavy on-highway and select off-highway vocational applications are now available for order. Both 18-speed transmissions build upon the efficiency of the PACCAR TX-12, which […]

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U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Visits Mack’s Lehigh Valley Operations, Test Drives Mack® LR Electric

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Visits Mack’s Lehigh Valley Operations, Test Drives Mack® LR Electric

| August 15, 2022

The Mack LR Electric offers zero tailpipe emissions, improved sustainability and a quieter vehicle for refuse collection U.S. Sen. Bob Casey today visited Mack Trucks’ Lehigh Valley Operations (LVO) facility in Macungie, Pennsylvania, where he drove the Mack® LR Electric, Mack’s first fully electric Class 8 refuse vehicle. Attending were Scott Barraclough, Mack Trucks senior […]

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