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Yokohama to Launch New Tire
Yokohama to Launch New Tire

12 Mar 2010, 07:59 UTC / Yokohama has just announced that it will introduce its new all-position waste and sanitation tire, called MY627W, at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS). The show will take place in March 25-27, at...

 
Mercedes-Benz do Brazil to Increase Production
Mercedes-Benz do Brazil to Increase Production

8 Mar 2010, 14:20 UTC / Mercedes-Benz has just announced that it signed a contract with the Brazilian bank Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Económico e Social (BNDES) for a loan in the amount of R$ 1.2 billion (rou...

 
Daimler to Deliver Freightliner Trucks for Forestry Sector
Daimler to Deliver Freightliner Trucks for Forestry Sector

11 Feb 2010, 11:16 UTC / Daimler’s North American division announced it has received a major order for 75 Freightliner Business Class M2 106 type trucks from the American Forestry Equipment of Virginia (FEVA), which w...

 
Continental Increases Load Capacity to HDL2 D2 Tire
Continental Increases Load Capacity to HDL2 D2 Tire

11 Feb 2010, 11:08 UTC / Continental Tire the Americas has just announced that its HDL2 DL (Heavy Drive Long Haul, Deep Lug) tire has been improved to provide increased load capacity. The tire was introduced in 2009 but sta...

 
Penske Donates Trucks to Support Haiti Relief Efforts
Penske Donates Trucks to Support Haiti Relief Efforts

8 Feb 2010, 07:59 UTC / Following Bill Clinton’s call for 100 trucks to be sent to Haiti, Penske Corporation announced it has donated over $1 million worth of diesel-powered flatbed trucks (40 units) to the Clinton B...

 
Guinness World Record Truck Displayed by Mercedes-Benz in Australia
Guinness World Record Truck Displayed by Mercedes-Benz in Australia

5 Feb 2010, 08:18 UTC / If you’re an Aussie and you’ve never seen a world record-setting truck, this might just be your lucky day. Mercedes-Benz will show its super-efficient Mercedes-Benz Actros Safety Truck a...

 
GM Donates 30 GMC Sierra for Haiti
GM Donates 30 GMC Sierra for Haiti

4 Feb 2010, 07:24 UTC / After yesterday German manufacturer Daimler announced it will donate 20 Fuso Canter trucks to help the Haitian relief effort, it's time for American carmaker GM to answer former Presidents Bill...

 
Garbage Trucks - Trash and Cash
Garbage Trucks - Trash and Cash

21 Jan 2010, 18:23 UTC / As you have gotten used to by know, we here at autoevolution write just about everything even remotely connected to the automotive world. That includes, at times, writing about some really unpleasan...

 
2010 Scania Driver Competitions Begin
2010 Scania Driver Competitions Begin

14 Jan 2010, 09:04 UTC / Swedish truck manufacturer Scania announced this week the start of a year long search across 28 countries to find the best truck driver in the world. According to initial estimates, some 45,000 truc...

 
Navistar Launches Truck Lineup for India
Navistar Launches Truck Lineup for India

6 Jan 2010, 13:39 UTC / The Indian market became more and more attractive for automakers, so most of them tried to build vehicles fit for the Indian market needs. Truck manufacturer Navistar makes no exception, as it (in c...

 
2010 Ram Heavy Duty Pick-up Named Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year
2010 Ram Heavy Duty Pick-up Named Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year

11 Dec 2009, 07:57 UTC / Truck sales in America are not doing very well and each award is very important to car producers. Ram has a reason to celebrate as Motor Trend awarded the 2010 Ram 2500/3500 Heavy Duty pickup "...

 
Navistar to Produce All-Electric Trucks
Navistar to Produce All-Electric Trucks

2 Dec 2009, 19:51 UTC / American commercial vehicles manufacturer Navistar announced today it has signed a partnership with British company Modec for the development, production and marketing of Class 2c-3 all-electric com...

 
Volvo FE Truck Gets Automated Transmission
Volvo FE Truck Gets Automated Transmission

3 Nov 2009, 14:22 UTC / The most recent addition to the Volvo Trucks range is the Volvo FE, which now can be specified with automated transmission. Moreover, Volvo says that in a 4×2 distribution configuration only, ...

 
Ford F-150 Goes to the 2009 SEMA Show
Ford F-150 Goes to the 2009 SEMA Show

28 Oct 2009, 07:37 UTC / ... and not just one, but a whole bunch of them. American manufacturer Ford had just announced that several F-150 customized trucks will be on display at the 2009 SEMA Show, scheduled to be held in ...

 
First Harley-Davidson Special Edition Truck Delivered
First Harley-Davidson Special Edition Truck Delivered

27 Oct 2009, 14:32 UTC / The first International LoneStar Harley-Davidson Special Edition truck has been delivered to its owner, Chris Hawker, who is also an avid motorcyclists. In fact, Hawker owns another Harley-Davidson...

 
Ford F-150 SVT Raptor, 2009 Truck of Texas
Ford F-150 SVT Raptor, 2009 Truck of Texas

19 Oct 2009, 07:47 UTC / What may very well be the meanest, baddest truck off of an assembly line this year, the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor, was named the 2009 Truck of Texas by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA). &qu...

 
Zytek Electric Powertrains for US Government Program
Zytek Electric Powertrains for US Government Program

15 Oct 2009, 09:37 UTC / British electric vehicle drivetrains Zytek had received the green light from an US Government-backed electric commercial vehicle program, in order to supply the Navistar and Modec with 70 kW electri...

 
Road Trains, Multi-Wheeled Freaks
Road Trains, Multi-Wheeled Freaks

14 Oct 2009, 07:02 UTC / If you ever thought that being overtaken on a highway by a speeding truck is a spooky experience, you haven't met these monsters. Whereas trucks are a common sight on European, American or Asia...

 
Navistar All-Electric Truck, Unveiled on Capitol Hill
Navistar All-Electric Truck, Unveiled on Capitol Hill

1 Oct 2009, 10:01 UTC / Truck manufacturer Navistar presented yesterday on Capitol Hill the result of both their endeavor to build an all-electric truck and the US Department of Energy's $39 million grant awarded to N...

 
NASCAR Team Haulers
NASCAR Team Haulers

17 Sep 2009, 15:12 UTC / Slow, big, incapable to perform burnouts and very often a dreaded sight for Prius owners...If you are an American, or at least a NASCAR fan, you would know what a team hauler is. If you are neither,...