Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) was named as one of the recipients awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the third SuperTruck initiative. In total, the DOE will be funding 25 projects with $199 million following the goal of putting cleaner cars and trucks on America’s roads, including long-haul trucks powered by batteries and fuel cells, and improving the nation’s electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure.
What’s coming in the new year in Class 8s: More aerodynamics, emissions reduction, electric expansion, even more emphasis on ADAS, and wider available drivetrains.
Hino Trucks introduced Hino Edge, the company’s all-new, third-generation connected vehicle solution. Hino Edge combines the digital connection between the fleet customer, dealer network, telematics service providers (TSPs), and Hino Ultimate Support Center, to provide customers a competitive edge.
With the right maintenance strategy emphasizing fuel efficiency, a fleet can have it all: better fuel economy, more uptime, and lower maintenance costs.
In today’s market, missing even one scheduled PM appointment can mean a truck broken down on the side of the road along with an unhappy driver and customer. Find out how to stay on top of PM compliance.
Mack Trucks dealer Northwest Equipment Sales, based in Boise, Idaho, is now a Certified Electric Vehicle Dealer, making it the first Mack dealer in the Northwest United States to achieve that status. Pictured left to right is Jesse, Hibler, dealer principal, and Dan Brady, branch manager of Northwest Equipment’s Boise facility.
Addresses major gap in availability of a mature, modular, integrated middleware solution that allows mobility OEMs to manage the continual increase in software complexity while retaining full control of architecture.
Commercial trucking executive brings three decades of industry experience to lead Decisiv’s acceleration of their sales, partnering and new market development.
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America confirmed Oct. 15 a long-term collaboration with service management platform provider Decisiv. Isuzu Connect is being launched as part of the venture intended to streamline communications within its dealership network. That includes organizing documentation, more timely estimates, increased repair accuracy, increased efficiency and less days out of service.
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of low-cab-forward trucks, confirmed a long-term collaboration with Decisiv, a provider of dealer Service Relationship Management (SRM) software. The program, branded as Isuzu Connect, has been enhanced for the Isuzu dealer network, and is being implemented in all Isuzu commercial truck dealerships across the United States and Canada over a multi-year rollout plan.
Isuzu Connect aims to improve quality and efficiency for dealership users as well as overall customer satisfaction, retention, and repeat business.
Daimler Trucks North America announced a milestone for its medium- and heavy-duty battery-electric truck development program as participating fleets using 40 trucks reached a cumulative total of 1 million miles of real-world usage along the West Coast and Canada.