Jason Cannon

Mack announces updates to Pinnacle, Granite trucks

Mack may have debuted a new tractor this week, but that doesn't mean existing models are being overlooked.

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Time to buy: Popular specs for used trucks

The used truck surplus generally means lower prices, but buyers might find they have to pay up for their preferences in model or specs.

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Mack unveils Anthem on-highway tractor

The truck was engineered with an emphasis on driver comfort and productivity and is available in day cab, an all-new 48-inch flat top sleeper and an all-new 70-inch stand-up sleeper that features 35 percent more space than previous models and 27 cubic feet of storage.

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International updates LoneStar tractor

International Trucks announced Monday several enhancements to its LoneStar unit, one of the most visually distinct trucks on the highway.

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Cummins reveals all-electric tractor prototype

Cummins on Tuesday became the latest company to introduce an all-electric tractor, unveiling -- just weeks ahead of an expected electric truck introduction from electric vehicle pioneer Tesla -- a Class 7 concept tractor. 

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Paccar unveils 12-speed automatic transmission to pair with MX13 engine

Paccar on Tuesday completed the rollout of the company’s integrated powertrain with the debut of a 12-speed automated transmission. The march toward vehicle integration first began in 2010 with the North American introduction of Paccar’s MX engine lineup.

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Uber Freight update: Regional emphasis shift, personalized app update

With an update beginning roll-out today, the Uber Freight app will learn progressively about user preferences, delivering a “For You” pack that will show owner-operators all of their personalized load recommendations. Also: The broker's new regional emphases around freight hubs on both coasts and in the Midwest.

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‘Mega trucks’ a growing trend, report forecasts

Despite significant legislative hurdles around much of the globe, a new report from Frost & Sullivan suggests “mega trucks” – generally defined as a vehicle measuring a minimum of about 100 feet long and weighing upwards of 160,000 pounds – could nearly double in population by 2025.

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Electric truck maker Nikola announces tractor updates, teases launch party

Nikola Motor Co. on Sunday provided a few updates on the Nikola One tractor the company expects to road test next year.

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Where the rubber meets the road: An in-depth look at truck tire treading

Of all the attributes that make up a tire, and considering all aspects of performance they affect, tread is perhaps the most important.

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