Trucks http://bulktransporter.com/taxonomy/term/7347/more en Mack Anthem being featured at 2017 Tank Truck Week http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-anthem-being-featured-2017-tank-truck-week <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Two newly introduced Mack Anthem trucks will take center stage during 2017 Tank Truck Week sponsored by the National Tank Truck Carriers October 11-13 in New Orleans LA. The bold exterior, coupled with the roomier and more ergonomic interior, helps prove that the Mack Anthem is the right truck for tanker applications.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-anthem-being-featured-2017-tank-truck-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-anthem-being-featured-2017-tank-truck-week#comments Trucks News Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:55:00 +0000 56921 at http://bulktransporter.com PacLease truck rental market showing 20% growth in 2017 http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/paclease-truck-rental-market-showing-20-growth-2017 <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">The heavy- and medium-duty truck rental market is running on all cylinders with rental utilization in the PacLease system increasing markedly over the past four months. That&rsquo;s the word from Chachi Hernandez, PacLease&rsquo;s national director of rental operations.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/paclease-truck-rental-market-showing-20-growth-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/paclease-truck-rental-market-showing-20-growth-2017#comments Trucks News Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:53:00 +0000 56911 at http://bulktransporter.com Ruan tops 1 million miles mark with CNG-fueled Class 8 tractor http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/ruan-tops-1-million-miles-mark-cng-fueled-class-8-tractor <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">A 2014 Kenworth T660 compressed natural gas (CNG) powered Class 8 tractor operated by Ruan Transportation Management Systems has reached the milestone of one million miles in service. </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/ruan-tops-1-million-miles-mark-cng-fueled-class-8-tractor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/ruan-tops-1-million-miles-mark-cng-fueled-class-8-tractor#comments Trucks Green Trends News Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:48:00 +0000 56901 at http://bulktransporter.com Hendrickson provides Freightliner 6x2 liftable forward tandem axle http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/hendrickson-provides-freightliner-6x2-liftable-forward-tandem-axle <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced during the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show that it has partnered with Freightliner Trucks to offer the OPTIMAAX 6x2 liftable forward tandem axle, exclusive to the new Cascadia. The new OPTIMAAX reduces weight, saves fuel, and improves traction and maneuverability.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/hendrickson-provides-freightliner-6x2-liftable-forward-tandem-axle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/hendrickson-provides-freightliner-6x2-liftable-forward-tandem-axle#comments Trucks News Wed, 04 Oct 2017 15:39:00 +0000 56721 at http://bulktransporter.com International Truck launches HV Series vocational truck at NACV http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/international-truck-launches-hv-series-vocational-truck-nacv <div class="node-body article-body"><p>International Truck launched the International HV vocational series truck at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta GA.</p> <p>The HV Series is the first severe service truck available with the International A26 12.4-liter big-bore engine and designed to deliver power, refined driver-features, and impressive reliability for a range of vocational applications.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/international-truck-launches-hv-series-vocational-truck-nacv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/international-truck-launches-hv-series-vocational-truck-nacv#comments Trucks News Wed, 27 Sep 2017 01:00:00 +0000 56651 at http://bulktransporter.com Eaton Cummins JV launches its first automated transmission at inaugural NACV http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/eaton-cummins-jv-launches-its-first-automated-transmission-inaugural-nacv <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has introduced the new Endurant 12-speed automated transmission, which it says is the lightest, most efficient 1,850 lb-ft capable heavy-duty transmission. The launch was announced September 24 at a press conference held in conjunction with the new North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta GA.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/eaton-cummins-jv-launches-its-first-automated-transmission-inaugural-nacv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/eaton-cummins-jv-launches-its-first-automated-transmission-inaugural-nacv#comments Trucks News Wed, 27 Sep 2017 00:54:00 +0000 56641 at http://bulktransporter.com Nikola, Bosch develop the commercial vehicle powertrain for the electric longhaul truck http://bulktransporter.com/technology/nikola-bosch-develop-commercial-vehicle-powertrain-electric-longhaul-truck <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Heavy-duty truck electrification is getting closer. By 2021, Nikola Motor Company will bring to market the Nikola One and Two, the first of a Class 8 hydrogen-electric truck lineup that will deliver more than 1,000 horsepower and 2,000 lbs/ft of torque--nearly double the horsepower of any semi-truck on the road--all with &ldquo;zero local emissions,&rdquo; as previously announced by Nikola.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/nikola-bosch-develop-commercial-vehicle-powertrain-electric-longhaul-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/nikola-bosch-develop-commercial-vehicle-powertrain-electric-longhaul-truck#comments Trucks Green Trends Technology News Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:27:00 +0000 56581 at http://bulktransporter.com Mack Trucks proclaims the all-new Mack Anthem was “Born Ready” http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-trucks-proclaims-all-new-mack-anthem-was-born-ready <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mack Trucks&rsquo; next-generation Anthem Class 8 highway truck carries the distinction of being launched with its own theme song.</p> <p>Up-and-coming country &amp; western singer Steve Moakler wrote his new song &ldquo;Born Ready,&rdquo; because he was inspired by what the Mack Trucks brand stands for. Moakler and his band played live during the Anthem debut September 13 in Allentown PA. Mack created a promotional video for &ldquo;Born Ready,&rdquo; which can be viewed at: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_7Q5vwQFjU" title="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_7Q5vwQFjU">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_7Q5vwQFjU</a>. &nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-trucks-proclaims-all-new-mack-anthem-was-born-ready" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-trucks-proclaims-all-new-mack-anthem-was-born-ready#comments Trucks News Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:00:00 +0000 56561 at http://bulktransporter.com Interest in electric powered trucks and tractors accelerated by GHG-2, SuperTruck II http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/interest-electric-powered-trucks-and-tractors-accelerated-ghg-2-supertruck-ii <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Following a quarter heavily focused on automated manual transmissions, the attention in Q3&rsquo;2017 has been directed to electric power, as noted in the NA On-highway CV Engine Outlook, by Americas Commercial Transportation (ACT) Research and Rhein Associates.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/interest-electric-powered-trucks-and-tractors-accelerated-ghg-2-supertruck-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/interest-electric-powered-trucks-and-tractors-accelerated-ghg-2-supertruck-ii#comments Trucks Green Trends News Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:53:00 +0000 56501 at http://bulktransporter.com SuperTruck II project now includes Kenworth T680 with PACCAR MX engine http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/supertruck-ii-project-now-includes-kenworth-t680-paccar-mx-engine <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Kenworth will collaborate closely with the PACCAR Technical Center and DAF Trucks NV, a subsidiary of PACCAR, to develop important advancements in Class 8 truck aerodynamics, engine, and powertrain efficiencies with $8 million in year-one funding provided by the Vehicle Technologies Office of US Department of Energy (DOE) SuperTruck II program. Other partners include Eaton, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Mississippi State University, and AVL.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/supertruck-ii-project-now-includes-kenworth-t680-paccar-mx-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/supertruck-ii-project-now-includes-kenworth-t680-paccar-mx-engine#comments Trucks Green Trends News Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:05:00 +0000 56371 at http://bulktransporter.com