Class 8 heavy-duty trucks

Report: Class 8 truck orders surge in September

September net orders of heavy-duty commercial vehicles increased 37 percent from a year earlier.

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Report: Class 8 production projected to increase 26%

ACT projects full-year production of Class 8 vehicles will be up 26 percent compared to 2009.

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Update: Navistar, EPA settle suits

Navistar International Corp. said it had reached an agreement May 3 with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that settles lawsuits it had filed in March 2009 concerning the agency’s certification policies for diesel-powered trucks equipped with selective catalytic reduction. The agreement calls for EPA to hold a public workshop or hearing to address the issues Navistar raised in its challenges before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. EPA must publish the agreement ...

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