Tag: truck

Logistics, Process

Knight-Swift Reports 15.5% Rise in Revenue to $1.9 Billion for Q3

October 20, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. saw mixed financials amid ongoing efforts to strengthen segment results during the third quarter, the company reported Oct. 19. Total revenue for the Phoenix-based truckload carrier increased by 15.5% to $1.9 billion from $1.64 billion. Net […]

Logistics, Process

Suppliers Detail Supply Chain Challenges

February 10, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Leaders of commercial vehicle suppliers weighed in, during recent earnings calls, on challenges to the supply chain and related concerns. Tom Linebarger, chairman and CEO of engine maker Cummins Inc., noted the coronavirus variant omicron has driven up its own […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Automated Manual Transmissions Become Industry’s Popular Option

January 29, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

If a customer wants to drive one of the Class 8 trucks in Ryder’s commercial rental fleet, it will have to be one with an automated manual transmission, which shouldn’t be a problem because that’s what most customers want. Ryder’s […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Chevrolet Corvette, Jeep Gladiator, Kia Telluride win North American car, truck, utility awards

January 13, 2020

Via: Automotive News

DETROIT — The eighth-generation Chevrolet Corvette won the 2020 North American Car of the Year while the Jeep Gladiator took the truck win, and the Kia Telluride was named top utility vehicle of the year. This year’s winners were selected […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla to unveil electric big-rig truck in midst of Model 3 factory ‘hell’

November 16, 2017

Via: Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) on Thursday will unveil a prototype electric big-rig truck, which may be able to drive itself, throwing the company into a new market even as it struggles to roll out an affordable sedan […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, R & D

Honeywell, Omnitracs launch U.S. trucker work compliance software

October 31, 2017

Via: Reuters

DETROIT (Reuters) – Industrial conglomerate Honeywell International Inc and U.S. truck fleet services company Omnitracs said on Tuesday they are rolling out software for large less-than-truckload (LTL) firms to comply with a looming federal regulation for drivers to log hours […]

Design & Planning, Process

Navistar Hopes More Choice Leads to Better Trucks, Loyal Customers

February 4, 2016

Via: Industry Week

As more and more vertical design has come to the truck market – think integrated powertrains – Navistar (IW500/108) has been embracing the concept of “open integration” in its vehicle designs. That means the option of Cummins engines. But it […]