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Photo of Masterack's display from the 2018 Work Truck Show by Roselynne Reyes.

Masterack Launches New Cargo Management Solutions for Fleets

Masterack has unveiled solutions for various commercial vehicles including new modular systems for vans, enclosed service bodies, and truck toppers.

Ford plans to offer hybrid versions of its F-150 and Explorer by 2020. Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford Gives Glimpse Into 2020 Lineup

Ford is refreshing its vehicle lineup for 2020 with bigger bets on electrification, utility vehicles, and advanced driver-assisting technology, the company's top executives told journalists at a briefing today in Dearborn, Mich.

The truck after the crash. The NTSB said the driver may have been fatigued, and that collision avoidance/collision mitigation technology could have prevented or reduced the severity of the crash. Photo: NTSB

NTSB: Fatigue Factor in Truck Crash, Collision Avoidance Could Have Helped

A collision avoidance system might have prevented or lessened the severity of a 2016 crash between a tractor-trailer and an SUV that killed six people and injured five, according to a new report from the National Transportation Safety Board.

The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship is now available for order for the first time with the combination of the Paccar MX-11 engine and the Paccar Automated Transmission.  Photo: Kenworth

Kenworth T680 Available with MX-11 and Paccar Automated Transmission

Kenworth has made the T680 available for order with a combination of the Paccar MX-11 engine and the new Paccar Automated Transmission, designed for linehaul and regional haul applications up to 110,000 pounds GVWR.

Last Chance: Truck Maintenance Trends

Maintenance is a large part of managing a truck fleet. Work Truck magazine is looking for fleet manager input regarding truck fleet maintenance trends, specifically related to outsourcing.

XL Surpasses 60M Customer Miles

XL has surpassed 60 million customer miles driven and achieved one of its largest deployments of electrified Class 2 to 6 truck technology in 2017. The company also announced the re-branding of the company to XL (from XL Hybrids).

Available in 6x4 tandem, 8x4 tandem, and 8x6 tridem configurations, the Volvo VNX offers a wide range of heavy-haul components to ensure it’s properly spec’d for the job. Photo: Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks Unveils VNX Series for Heavy-Haul Trucking Applications

Volvo has debuted its new VNX series, built specifically for the needs of heavy-haul trucking operations such as logging, heavy equipment transport, and long combination vehicles.

Roush CleanTech promoted Todd Mouw to president.

Roush CleanTech Promotes Mouw to President

Propane autogas vehicle modifier Roush CleanTech has promoted Todd Mouw to president and made several other personnel changes, the company announced.

Photo of 2018 Ram ProMaster City Tradesman courtesy of FCA.

Ram ProMaster City Recalled for Steering Gear Housing

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling approximately 224 2018 Ram ProMaster City compact vans because the gears within the hydraulic rack-and-pinion steering system may have a casting defect that can potentially fracture and lead to a loss of hydraulic steering fluid.

Fleet Forward Conference Announces Call for Speakers

Taking place Oct. 8-10 in San Francisco, Fleet Forward Conference is accepting proposals that will educate fleet operators on new mobility solutions to foster greater fleet efficiency.

Finalists Named for Distinguished Woman in Logistics

The Women In Trucking Association announced the finalists for the fourth annual Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award, established to promote the achievements of women employed in the North American transportation industry.

SmartDrive's SR4 hardware is more than 50% smaller than previous iterations to reduce the distraction to the driver, especially for dash- and windshield-mounted equipment. Photo: SmartDrive

SmartDrive Launches Video Safety Platform With New Hardware

SmartDrive Systems launched the SmartDrive Transportation Intelligence Platform and SR4 hardware for fleets, offering a comprehensive video- and sensor-based intelligence platform for fleets looking to improve driver habits and safety.

2018 Fleet Forward Conference Dates, Location Announced

The 2018 Fleet Forward Conference — dedicated to mobility solutions for fleets — will take place Oct. 8-10 at The Pearl in San Francisco.

Photo of Innovation Award presented to Workhorse courtesy of The Work Truck Show.

Work Truck Show Names 2018 Innovation Awards

The Most Innovative Vehicle award went to Workhorse for its W-15 electric pickup truck, the Most Innovative Safety Product award was presented to J.W. Speaker Corporation for the Model 8910 Evolution 2 LED headlight, and the Most Innovative Truck Equipment honor went to CARR for its Factory Step.

The Mercedes-Benz Actros (right) and Arocs courtesy of Daimler.

All-New Mercedes-Benz Actros, Arocs Trucks Launch in Middle East, Africa

The newly introduced Actros and Arocs models have been configured for environments of Middle East and Africa, which can reach temperatures as hot as 122 degrees.

Photo: Geotab

Least-Traveled Roads Named in Each State

Alaska's Dalton Highway (State Route 11) has been named the most scenic and quiet route in the U.S., according to a new analysis from Geotab.

Photo: WEX Inc.

WEX Inc. Introduces Fuel Card for Mixed Fleets

WEX Inc. has introduced WEX Cross Roads, a one-card solution for fleets requiring unleaded and diesel fueling options at truck stops and convenience stores, the payment provider announced.


Women at Toyota Step Ahead in Manufacturing Excellence

Four Toyota team members were selected to receive the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Production) Ahead Award through The Manufacturing Institute.

Utility One Source Rebrands as Custom Truck One Source

Utility One Source (UOS) announced a major rebranding effort, changing the company’s name to Custom Truck One Source.

The new website features a modern interface and is designed with the customer experience in mind. (Image courtesy of IMT)

IMT Revamps Website for Enhanced Experience

The redeveloped site offers essential product information and features, a comprehensive overview of the history and culture of IMT, and dealer access to a new Distributor Resource Center.

Kevin Harmon, Mid-South regional sales manager for Stellar Industries.

Stellar Industries Names New Sales Manager

Stellar Industries, Inc. has named Kevin Harmon its new Mid-South Regional Sales Manager.

FMCSA, Teletrac Navman to Host ELD Q&A Webinar

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Teletrac Navman have announced a co-hosted webinar on top ELD industry questions taking place March 12.

Ford Shows Intelligent Upfit Technology at Work Truck Show

Originally released with the 2017 Ford Super Duty, now available on the 2018 Super Duty, and slated for the 2019 model year, Ford will be demonstrating the capabilities of its Upfitter Interface Module (UIM) at its booth at the NTEA Work Truck Show.

Video: How to Drive During an Earthquake

Earthquakes may not be common, but they can strike in every region of the country — and usually without warning. Drivers should know what to do if one hits when they're behind the wheel.

Fresh off runs in Arizona and California, Waymo says it is ready to begin autonomous truck tests in Atlanta's heavy urban traffic conditions. Photo: Waymo

Waymo Begins Autonomous Truck Test Program in Atlanta

Google's autonomous technology division said in a recent blog post it will begin testing self-driving trucks hauling freight to Google data centers in and around Atlanta.



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