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Tesla Semi with Impressive Artwork on Its Body Spotted Out in the Wild
Tesla Semi with Impressive Artwork on Its Body Spotted Out in the Wild

25 Jul 2022, 18:23 UTC / People who attended Tesla's Cyber Rodeo event in April say an artist painted the electric pick up truck during the party

 
Slammed 1948 Kenworth Truck Rides Lower Than a Supercar, Flaunts Massive Pipes
Slammed 1948 Kenworth Truck Rides Lower Than a Supercar, Flaunts Massive Pipes

18 Jul 2022, 13:25 UTC / While it might not be as powerful as it looks, this Kenworth can haul up to 40,000 pounds and it's being used as a workhorse

 
Tesla Semi Reservations Open, $20,000 Deposit Required, No One Knows When You'll Get It
Tesla Semi Reservations Open, $20,000 Deposit Required, No One Knows When You'll Get It

18 May 2022, 07:56 UTC / The plan was to launch the Semi back in 2019, but it won't hit the roads this year either. In the most optimistic scenario, it could be due in 2023

 
Freightliner Recalls M2, Cascadia Trucks Over Braking System Issues
Freightliner Recalls M2, Cascadia Trucks Over Braking System Issues

8 Mar 2022, 15:22 UTC / Medium- and heavy-duty leviathans can be recalled too, not just boring crossovers and even more boring half-ton workhorses

 
Slammed Kenworth 900 Truck Rides Lower Than a Supercar, Flaunts Cummins Swap
Slammed Kenworth 900 Truck Rides Lower Than a Supercar, Flaunts Cummins Swap

3 Mar 2022, 13:25 UTC / Introduced in 1956, the Kenworth 900 was replaced by the W900 series after only five years on the market. The latter is still available in various forms

 
Watch a Ford Expedition Rescue FedEx 18-Wheeler Stuck on the Side of the Road
Watch a Ford Expedition Rescue FedEx 18-Wheeler Stuck on the Side of the Road

15 Jan 2022, 19:55 UTC / Is it easy to drive a big rig? No. Is it easy to get in hairy situations? It can be. Is it good to have a Ford Expedition nearby ready to help? Apparently, yes

 
Scania Trucks to Get New-Generation Navigation, Speed Limit Warnings
Scania Trucks to Get New-Generation Navigation, Speed Limit Warnings

3 Jan 2022, 23:21 UTC / HERE And Scania have joined forces for a collaboration that will eventually bring super-advanced infotainment capabilities to more trucks

 
Driverless Truck Succesfully Travels More Than 80 Miles on Open Public Roads
Driverless Truck Succesfully Travels More Than 80 Miles on Open Public Roads

29 Dec 2021, 15:20 UTC / California-based TuSimple says that a fully autonomous class 8 semi-truck has successfully completed an 80-mile journey on open public roads

 
Tesla Semi Has Serious Competition: Next-Generation Electric Truck Is Coming From China
Tesla Semi Has Serious Competition: Next-Generation Electric Truck Is Coming From China

8 Nov 2021, 15:20 UTC / Geely's commercial vehicle unit Farizon Auto introduced its next-generation semi-truck that is packed with the latest technologies. Meet the Homtruck

 
Here's an Old Freightliner Semi Doing a Massive Burnout, Because Why Not
Here's an Old Freightliner Semi Doing a Massive Burnout, Because Why Not

29 Sep 2021, 12:06 UTC / Semi trucks may be large and heavy, but they usually come with big-displacement engines that pack a lot of power and even more torque

 
18-Wheeler Driver Misjudges Turn Horribly But He Rolls 100 for Luck
18-Wheeler Driver Misjudges Turn Horribly But He Rolls 100 for Luck

6 May 2021, 17:04 UTC / It's hard to imagine anyone allowed to drive a vehicle this size and mass would make such a rookie mistake, yet it's all on camera

 
Two Trucks Pulling Tanker Up Slippery Hill Is U.S. Definition of a Road Train
Two Trucks Pulling Tanker Up Slippery Hill Is U.S. Definition of a Road Train

19 Jan 2021, 07:07 UTC / A slight change in the road incline can turn into a veritable barricade for a semi driver during the winter if road conditions are bad enough

 
Mercedes and Scania Trucks Have the Strangest Drag Race Ever
Mercedes and Scania Trucks Have the Strangest Drag Race Ever

31 Oct 2020, 17:42 UTC / Mercedes may have built a semi truck with a cabin almost as luxurious as their cars, but it lost the drag race due to lack of power

 
130 Tesla Semi EV Trucks Will Be Hauling Walmart Stuff Around Canada
130 Tesla Semi EV Trucks Will Be Hauling Walmart Stuff Around Canada

1 Oct 2020, 08:05 UTC / The world's largest company by revenue, according to the Fortune Global 500 list, is trying to quickly fulfill its climate change promises

 
The Nikola One Trevor Milton Designed in His Basement, Maybe Bought from Rimac
The Nikola One Trevor Milton Designed in His Basement, Maybe Bought from Rimac

29 Sep 2020, 04:14 UTC / New report claims Trevor Milton met with Rimac designer Adriano Mudri in 2015, was fully aware of a design for a semi called “Road Runner.” It later became One

 
Koenigsegg Agera Turns into Low-Riding Hyper-Semi in Insane Rendering
Koenigsegg Agera Turns into Low-Riding Hyper-Semi in Insane Rendering

20 Sep 2020, 12:22 UTC / Koenigsegg Agera borrows most of its styling cues to a semi truck in a rendering meant to show that even a truck can look good when made by the Swedish

 
Semi Driver Expertly Reverses into the Tightest Spot to Keep Safe from Storm
Semi Driver Expertly Reverses into the Tightest Spot to Keep Safe from Storm

12 Aug 2020, 15:22 UTC / The next time you feel the need to brag about parking the car into a tight spot, just remember what this man did and refrain from it

 
Autobahn Gets Beer Bath After Truck Spills Its Poorly Secured Load
Autobahn Gets Beer Bath After Truck Spills Its Poorly Secured Load

7 Aug 2019, 12:13 UTC / It took 29 volunteer firefighters and over 6 hours to clean the highway of the 10,000 bottles of beer that had spilled from a semi

 
Dashcams Can Catch Accidents as Well as Migrants
Dashcams Can Catch Accidents as Well as Migrants

30 Oct 2016, 18:19 UTC / Shocking footage caught by the dashcam of one British driver shows two males on top of a semi's trailer who were presumably illegal migrants coming from France

 
Semi Cuts a Corner, Very Nearly Cuts Short the Life of a Family Too
Semi Cuts a Corner, Very Nearly Cuts Short the Life of a Family Too

21 Sep 2016, 21:58 UTC / Cutting corners - it's something so common, it's even used as an idiom. So why should we be surprised that everybody is doing it?