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U.S. Reinstating Truck Usage Survey

U.S. reinstating truck usage survey, after two dormant decades, the federal government is resurrecting the Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey (VIUS), a tool for measuring light, medium and heavy-duty truck trends in the U.S., which…

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M&K Adds 9 Dealerships

M&K Truck Centers of Byron Center, Mich., has purchased nine dealerships, an e-commerce parts sales operation, and a fire and rescue products company, the firm announced recently. M&K employs more than 900 people across 29…

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Daimler Electric Trucks Reach 1M Miles

Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) Freightliner battery electric Innovation and Customer Experience (CX) Fleets have reached 1 million miles of real-world usage, with fleets operating across the West Coast and Canada, according to a company…

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Headlights Prompt Daimler Recall

Three dozen fires resulting from improper installation of replacement headlamps is prompting Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) to recall more than 72,000 Freightliner Cascadia Class 8 trucks across six model years. No injuries were reported…

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Truck demand robust, data show

With new Class 8 truck orders from April having essentially filled the backlog for the remainder of 2021 in North America, and with 2022 order books not yet opened, it’s no surprise that order numbers…

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Shortages Slow Truck Production

While significantly more trucks are needed to handle the freight growth generated by the economic recovery and government stimulus, truck production continues to be substantially limited by shortages of semi-conductors and various other components, according…

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Freight Rates Push Vehicle Demand

Record freight rates continue to push commercial vehicle demand beyond truck and trailer manufacturers’ ability to supply equipment in a timely manner, according to ACT Research. Preliminary reports indicate that February’s net order volume of…

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Tesla Names New Semi-Truck Executive

Tesla announced Jerome Guillen, formerly president of automotive, has transited to a new role as vice president of heavy duty trucks to lead production of the Tesla semi-truck program and related charging and servicing networks…

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