Volvo FMX released in Europe

A new truck designed specifically for heavy-duty applications within the construction industry is to be released by Volvo. The FMX has been developed to Read more

Good reception for new Ultrashift

The recently launched Eaton Ultrashift PLUS automated transmission has been well received on the US truck market. Its reception has prompted Kenworths in the Read more

Electric truck partnership

In Europe, Renault Trucks, part of the Volvo group, has set up a joint venture with electric vehicle manufacturer EDF to create a light Read more

Aerodynamic wheel covers

A US inventor is attracting attention around the world with his simple yet effective fuel saving aerodynamic device. The Deflecktor was invented by Jon Read more

Western Star unveils big banger

A 16L engine to be fitted exclusively to Western Star trucks has been unveiled by the truck manufacturer at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Read more

FedEx goes electric

Purpose-built electric trucks will be part of an evaluation exercise for FedEx Express in the US. The four trucks sourced from two different suppliers Read more

Big plans for Daimler

Daimler Trucks is preparing for the largest introduction of new vehicles in its history. The company says it plans to spend $3.2 billion over Read more

Improving battery technology

A breakthrough in battery design in the USA may lead to the development of a cheaper battery technology which could in turn reduce the Read more

Mack auto box breaks cover

The long anticipated introduction of the Volvo I-shift gearbox onto the Mack Truck range has been unveiled at the recent Mid-America Trucking Show. The Read more