equipment

Video: Daimler’s road-ready autonomous truck takes on the Autobahn

Late last week, Daimler Trucks launched its autonomous vehicle control system, Highway Pilot, in Europe on a section of autobahn highway between Denkendorf and Stuttgart. Here's video of the truck on Germany's famed highway systme.

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International now offering Allison-Cummins pairing in ProStar tractor

International announced Oct. 1 that it will soon offer on the ProStar tractor the Allison TC10 fully automatic transmission coupled with the Cummins ISX15.

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Navistar, GM partner to produce Chevy- and International-branded medium-duty trucks

General Motors and Navistar have reached a long-term agreement to develop and assemble medium-duty, conventional cab Class 4 and 5 commercial vehicles, the companies announced Sept. 29, confirming rumors of late that the two were set to strike a deal on medium-duty vehicles.

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Cat cutting up to 10,000 jobs, blames three straight years of falling sales/revenue

Cat blames lower than expected revenue in 2015 — $48 billion expected this year instead of the forecasted $49 billion — and another expected 5 percent drop in 2016 as reasons for the cost-cutting campaign.

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New Kenworth mid-roof sleeper in production for T680, T880 models

Kenworth announced Wednesday that its new 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for the T680 and T880 models is now in production.

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Overdrive gets behind the wheel of Freightliner’s autonomous truck

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts got his first experience piloting an autonomous truck Tuesday.

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Fontaine recalling fifth wheels made between 2009 and 2013 after fatal Ohio crash

Fontaine Fifth Wheel has issued a recall on all Ultra LT model fifth wheels manufactured between 2009 and 2013. The recall was issued through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Aug. 12.

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Buying at auction

With a big equipment auction in the offing at Ritchie Bros. Ft. Worth, Texas, facility, revisit a primer on the decision to and strategies for truck/trailer purchase at auction.

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SEC notifies Navistar enforcement action coming, truck maker posts $28M quarterly loss

Navistar's truck segment recorded a loss of $36 million, compared with a year-ago third quarter loss of $3 million. The SEC has also notified the company it could take enforcement action within the next 180 days.

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Upcoming stops for Cummins cross-country tour showcasing current, next-gen engines

Cummins began its cross-country tour this weekend. Here's when and where to find stops upcoming in the next two months.

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