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The Voyager SEE360 Camera System by ASA Electronics comes with four wide-angle cameras that are custom-calibrated for every vehicle to give drivers a seamless, 360° panoramic view around their entire vehicle. Automatic and manual triggering camera selections allow drivers to get the full picture of what is around them in real time.
November 1, 2017

The new HV Series has been unveiled by International Truck. The HV Series is the first severe service truck available with the International A26 12.4L big bore engine and designed to deliver power, refined driver-features, and impressive reliability for a range of vocational applications. Built from the proven MAN D26 engine crankcase, the A26 produces up to 475 horsepower and 1,700 lb.-ft. of torque from a design that is 600-700 lbs. lighter than a traditional 15L big bore engine.
October 4, 2017

Volvo Trucks has debuted new interiors for the Volvo VHD series this week, based on the feedback from nearly 2,000 professional drivers. Volvo VHD 300 daycab and VHD 400 regional sleeper model interiors feature LED lighting, and extensive connectivity points to support a driver’s daily work. Extensive new seating choices, optimized ergonomics and driver convenience features make the VHD series the most comfortable, driver-centric vocational truck Volvo has offered North America.
September 27, 2017

New options are now available for Western Star trucks. Options now available include Michelin X Multi D tires for Western Star 4700, 4800, 4900, 5700XE truck models, new forward lighting option for 4700, 4800, 4900 models, and in-cab 4-battery box for 5700XE day cabs.
September 26, 2017

Mack Trucks has unveiled their next-generation semi truck, the Mack Anthem, available as either Day Cab or Sleeper Truck. The Anthem has been completely redesigned, both inside and out, and features optimized aerodynamics for improved fuel efficiency and the latest technology. New driving and sleeping environments were crafted with an emphasis on increasing driver comfort and productivity. The Anthem is available with either the 11-liter Mack MP7 engine (425 horsepower and 1,560 lb.-ft. of torque) or 13-liter Mack MP8 engine (505 horsepower and 1,860 lb.-ft. of torque). Mack’s 12-speed mDRIVE AMT is standard on all Anthem models.
September 14, 2017

Mack Trucks has revealed new upgrades for its Mack Granite and Mack Pinnacle models. On the exterior, new LED headlights and a new grille for its Pinnacle model will match the Mack Anthem. On the interior, upgrades include a new dash with guage cluster and controls, new center console, HVAC controls, steering wheel, Co-Pilot display, and information and entertainment options, to name a few.
September 14, 2017

This week during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, International Truck put on display major enhancements to their flagship LoneStar truck product line. The truck has been redesigned and features a sharp, aerodynamic design and functional innovations inside and out. Just some of the innovations include all-new HVAC system, new single-canister aftertreatment system, new cab wiring, improved fuel efficiency, redesigned doors, side glass and cab mirrors for enhanced visibility, new instrument cluster, and much more. The LoneStar's standard engine is the Cummins X15, available with 400–605 hp and between 1,450–2,050 lb.-ft. of torque.
September 13, 2017

Scania has launched the XT truck series, which is tailor-made for the construction industry. Following an extensive analysis of the multi-faceted construction industry, Scania has developed a comprehensive range to meet the highly diverse transport assignments within the sector. The new series of trucks aimed at construction is the second stage in Scania’s introduction of next generation trucks, the fruits of more than ten year’s development with an investment exceeding 2 billion euros.
September 11, 2017

Ram Trucks unveiled their latest edition at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois today--the Ram Harvest Edition. The new Ram model was designed specifically for America’s farm families and is visually distinguished by two new colors: Case IH Red and New Holland Blue.
August 29, 2017

According to a report out of Reuters on Thursday, Tesla's first semi truck to market will most likely be a day cab and capable of traveling between 200 to 300 miles per charge. The source of speculation is Scott Perry, the chief technology officer at Miami-based fleet operator Ryder System Inc., who said he met with Tesla officials earlier this year to discuss the technology.
August 25, 2017

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