Allison to produce gearless transmissions

| September 13, 2012

Allison Transmission Holdings, Dana Holding Corp. and Fallbrook Technologies have announced plans for high-efficiency transmissions to serve the commercial truck and other vehicular markets.

Icahn threatens legal action against Navistar

| September 12, 2012

Navistar investor Carl Icahn issued a letter Tuesday to the company’s board of directors saying that if his demands for new board seats for shareholders are not met, he will pursue legal action.

Diesel ticks up half a cent

| September 11, 2012

The national average retail diesel price climbed for the 10th consecutive week, climbing 0.5 cent to $4.132 a gallon.

No. 1 construction equipment theft: Trucks and trailers

| September 10, 2012

The annual Construction Equipment Theft Study from LoJack, a leading provider of vehicle tracking and recovery systems, once again this year saw trucks and trailers in the top spot of stolen equipment.

Icahn demands new Navistar board seats to rectify problems

| September 10, 2012

Navistar expresses "disappointment" in investor Carl Icahn, saying it has strategy to turn the company around.

How many people can you get in a truck cab?

| September 09, 2012

During the reveal event for the new European Volvo FH cabover, a performance troupe illustrated the cab's space to answer this question.

Power, versatility in refuse truck line

| September 08, 2012

Freightliner's severe-duty waste-haul line offers a solution for most any refuse job.

August Class 8 orders rebound, up 27 percent

| September 07, 2012

FTR's preliminary data shows August Class 8 truck net orders at 15,935 units, up 27 percent from July.

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