Morgan Olson revealed step-van prototypes at the Work Truck Show. One is gasoline-powered, while the other makes use of a BMWi EV electric powertrain, which Morgan Olson said powers over 65,000 vehicles in Europe and is being readied for the North American market.
March 4, 2020
Another consolidation among global truck makers is in the works: Sweden’s Volvo Group is selling its Japan-based UD Trucks business to Isuzu Motors.
December 18, 2019
Meritor revealed two new electric drivetrain offerings and introduced an air-disc brake engineered for linehaul applications.
October 29, 2019
The OEM revealed a prototype for a battery-electric drive version of its International MV medium-duty truck, dubbed the eMV, which is slated to come to market by early 2021.
October 28, 2019
Hydrogen-electric truck maker Nikola has entered into an exclusive strategic partnership with a major global truck builder “to accelerate industry transformation toward [the] emission neutrality of Class 8/heavy-duty trucks in North America and Europe through the adoption of fuel-cell technology.”
September 3, 2019
An audit by the Environmental Protection Agency’s independent Office of the Inspector General says the agency's testing of glider kit emissions, which found they produced significantly more emissions than new vehicles, “complied with standard practices.”
August 2, 2019
Michelin Group will support Sweden-based startup firm Einride by deploying its autonomous and all-electric T/Pod transport truck starting next year at the tire maker’s production facilities in Clermont-Ferrand, France.
June 4, 2019
Seemingly acting out of character, the Environmental Protection Agency on Nov. 13 announced it will launch a rulemaking to further cut the emission of nitrogen oxide from diesel-powered heavy-duty trucks.
November 13, 2018
A federal court has granted a temporary stay that suspends the decision by the Environmental Protection Agency to not enforce for 2018 and 2019 a 300-unit production cap put in place on the manufacture of glider kits/vehicles that do not comply with Phase 2 GHG emission rules.
July 18, 2018
The Environmental Protection Agency said it will not enforce for 2018 and 2019 a 300-unit production cap put in place on the manufacture of glider kits that do not comply with Phase 2 GHG emission rules.
July 9, 2018
German component manufacturer ZF Friedrichshafen AG showed off its vision of the future of trucking and logistics at the company's Technology Day, unveiling new electric and automated vehicle technologies.
June 27, 2018
Sweden-based AB Volvo announced on Jan. 23 that it will start selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019, with the first units entering service with select customers sometime this year – and the company's North American operations say they see a future for "electromobility" here as well.
January 23, 2018
The Environmental Protection Agency has begun the formal process to launch a rulemaking that would eliminate provisions affecting glider kits within the Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards, which start to take effect in January.
October 31, 2017
Court filings have begun to pile up that may ultimately determine the fate of the trailer-related provision within the federal Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards.
October 13, 2017
A new European Union procedure for determining emissions of the greenhouse gas CO2 from new trucks has won praise from a key industry group for its expected positive impact on transparency.
May 16, 2017