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Prices for Used Class 8 Trucks Soften Slightly for August and the Year

September 28, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Owner Operators
Prices for Used Class 8 Trucks Soften Slightly for August, Year

Used Class 8 truck metrics were generally in line on a year-to-date basis, but all except volumes fell slightly when compared month over month and year over year. Volumes dropped 7 percent month over month, but were up 2 percent year over year, while average mileage decreased 3 percent and [...]

Daimler Trucks Investing $18 Million in Oregon Trucking R&D Facility

September 16, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) said an $18 million investment to upgrade its current research and development facility in Madras, Ore., is expected to begin this winter and be completed by the end of next years. The facility, located 120 miles southeast of Portland, will include a test track and [...]

Daimler Trucks Honors Hirschmann Solutions with Supplier Award

September 10, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News
Daimler Trucks Honors Hirschmann Solutions with Supplier Award

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) honored Hirschmann Solutions, a leading supplier of antenna and transceiver systems, as a recipient of its 2014 Masters of Quality Supplier Award during a recent awards ceremony at Hirschmann’s U.S. regional headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. The company was recognized as a quality provider of [...]

BettsHD Receives 2014 Masters of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks

September 2, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Technology
BettsHD Receives 2014 Masters of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks

BettsHD, an industry leader in spray suppression technology for heavy-duty trucks and trailers, has received the prestigious Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Masters of Quality award. BettsHD has received the annual award six times, including 2002, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012 and now 2014. Among the record 91 suppliers who received [...]

Bendix Solenoid Valves for Trucks Surpass a Million Units in 3 Years

September 1, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology
Bendix Solenoid Valves for Trucks Surpass a Million Units in 3 Years

Production of two high-performing solenoid valves from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has surpassed one million units just three years after launch. The Bendix SMS-9700 Accessory Solenoid Valve and the Bendix FCS-9700 Fan Clutch Solenoid Valve effectively and efficiently address the electronic control of vehicle air functions not associated with [...]

Daimler Awards Rassini for Suspension, Brakes Used on Cascadia Trucks

August 6, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, Owner Operators, Technology
Daimler Awards Rassini for Suspension, Brakes Used on Cascadia Trucks

Rassini, a Mexican industrial company engaged in the design and manufacturing of suspension and brake components, has been recognized by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), for quality, delivery, technology and cost performance of its products. Daimler presented Rassini with its 2014 Masters of Quality Award — the highest award given [...]

Used Class 8 Truck Volumes Up in June — As are the Prices

July 27, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Owner Operators
Nation’s Used Class 8 Truck Volumes Up in June — As are the Prices

While the average age of Class 8 used trucks was flat in June and the average miles of sold used trucks slipped 2 percent month over month, the average sale price remained strong. Prices were up 3 percent year over year. They also rose 7 percent year to date, in [...]

C.R. England Brings Western Star 5700 XE Tractors into its Fleet

July 20, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
C.R. England Is First U.S. Carrier to Introduce Western Star 5700 XE Automated Shift Transmission Tractors into Fleet (PRNewsFoto/C.R. England, Inc.)

C.R. England, with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, is introducing nearly 200 new Western Star 5700 XE tractors into its fleet, with tenured solo and team drivers and million-miler drivers becoming the first to receive the Western Star vehicles. Tenured Independent contractors with lease availability will also be offered [...]

Con-way Freight Upgrade Includes 875 Freightliner Trucks, 1,750 Trailers

July 17, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety, Technology
Con-way Freight Facelift Includes 875 Freightliner Trucks, 1,750 Trailers

Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has upgraded its fleet for 2015 with the purchase of 875 new Daimler Freightliner tractors to replace older units. The replacements will help refresh the fleet and enable Con-way Freight to maintain one of the newest and most modern [...]

Daimler Trucks Invests in Zonar to Change Future of Telematics

July 1, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety, Technology
Daimler Truck Invests in Zonar to Change Future of Telematics

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has become a minority investor in Zonar Systems Inc., marking a milestone in DTNA’s development of smarter connected trucks and in Zonar’s continued role as a leader in telematics and connectivity services. The long-term strategic partnership aims to help DTNA and Zonar to achieve their [...]