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1408 POSTS 0 COMMENTS introduced the 12-volt Jumpbooster JP30, a groundbreaking new jump starter battery designed specifically to jump start heavy-duty diesel trucks instantly.  Weighing only 11 lb., LithiumHub says the JP30 produces a full 3,000 peak cranking amps, more than enough to start any...
Winter is here. Along with it — in many parts of the country — comes below-freezing temperatures, snow and corrosive road chemicals, leading to gelled fuel, air and fluid lines that freeze or crack, dying batteries and failing electrical assemblies,...
Kenworth Truck Company and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains. This collaboration is part of a $41 million Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight...
Daimler Trucks is coming off a record-setting year, having sold more than half a million trucks globally in 2018. Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler Trucks and Buses, provided a keynote address at a Daimler event at...
Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, the driver of the semi-truck involved in the Humboldt Broncos bus collision, today plead guilty to all 29 charges against him. Sidhu, 29, was charged with 16 counts of dangerous driving causing death and...
The new Cascadia, introduced by Freightliner in 2017, has already received some updates that will improve its fuel efficiency by up to 5%. “The day after we launched it, we were already looking at how to make...
As part of a law enacted in September in the state, California has posted a list of drayage carriers that the state claims have committed labor law violations against their drivers. Such violations, according to the state’s Department of Industrial...
Volvo announced the discovery of the degradation issue in October, saying then that it likely affects engines for both the North American and European markets. The affected component is part of the exhaust after treatment system, also known as the...
Unified Carrier Registration fees for trucking companies, brokers and freight forwarders for 2019, 2020 and beyond have been reduced from 2017 levels so as not to exceed the statutory maximum set by Congress. Registration fees...
Chart book Canada has declared it has re-established its agreement with Premiere Van Lines Group for an additional 10 years.  The new contract goes through November 2028. Debut will speak to Atlas in Vancouver, B.C., Victoria, B.C., Calgary, Alta., Edmonton, Alta.,...




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