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U.S. Xpress Professional Driver Offers Holiday Road Trip Tips

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 2:13pm

As one of the nations largest truckload carriers, U.S. Xpress and its nearly 8,000 professional truck drivers know a thing or two about planning a road trip.

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  • As one of the nations largest truckload carriers, U.S. Xpress and its nearly 8,000 professional truck drivers know a thing or two about planning a road trip.
  • From mapping out a route, to maintaining their vehicles, and even practicing a healthy diet, professional truck drivers are road trip experts.
  • Caron Comas is a professional truck driver for Variant , a new digital fleet from U.S. Xpress.
  • Highly skilled, shes been driving trucks for 17 years and her insight can help automobile drivers planning a road trip.

TECHKING Tires are About to Touch the Ground at bauma CHINA 2020

Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 2:49am

SHANGHAI, Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- From November 24 to 27, 2020, TECHKING will exhibit at bauma CHINA 2020.As a world-renowned tire solutions provider for the mining and construction industry, TECHKING will bring the hot-selling tires made for the off-road wide-body dump trucks, mobile cranes, underground mining equipmentas well as off-highway trucks, to showcase the strength of customization in engineering tires.

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  • SHANGHAI, Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- From November 24 to 27, 2020, TECHKING will exhibit at bauma CHINA 2020.As a world-renowned tire solutions provider for the mining and construction industry, TECHKING will bring the hot-selling tires made for the off-road wide-body dump trucks, mobile cranes, underground mining equipmentas well as off-highway trucks, to showcase the strength of customization in engineering tires.
  • At bauma CHINA 2020, TECHKING will conduct a 3-day global live stream: TECHKING LIVE SHOW on Facebook from November 24 to 26, to fully display the wide application of its hot-selling tires in major mines and construction sites!Customers around the world will be able to enjoy the show at home and feel the high performance of TECHKING tires.
  • TECHKING has been providing professional tire solutions for the world's large mines and more than 40 major mining and construction machinery manufacturers includingXCMG, SANY, ZOOMLION, DOOSAN, LIEBHERR, TEREX, and SANDVIK.
  • It has been exporting products and services to more than 160 countries with tire applications in ports, mining fields as well as construction sites.

Yale Launches Narrow Aisle Reach Truck for E-Commerce, High-Density Warehouses

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 1:55pm

GREENVILLE, N.C., Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces the launch of its new narrow aisle reach truck, designed to help warehouses efficiently manage the growing inventories typical of e-commerce in high-density storage configurations.

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  • GREENVILLE, N.C., Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces the launch of its new narrow aisle reach truck, designed to help warehouses efficiently manage the growing inventories typical of e-commerce in high-density storage configurations.
  • The new reach truck was engineered for success in these environments, with productivity enhancing features in a truly operator-centric design."
  • Yale Materials Handling Corporation markets a full line of materials handling lift truck products and services, including electric, gas, LP-gas and diesel-powered lift trucks; narrow aisle, very narrow aisle and motorized hand trucks.
  • Yale has a comprehensive service offering including Yale Vision wireless asset management, fleet management, Yale service, parts, financing and training.

International Truck Launches The New International® HX® Series

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 10:12pm

LISLE, Ill., Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, International Truck launched the new International HX Series, the next-generation of its HX Series vehicles.

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  • LISLE, Ill., Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, International Truck launched the new International HX Series, the next-generation of its HX Series vehicles.
  • "The new HX Series represents our most comfortable, durable, technologically integrated and driver-focused Severe Service truck ever," said Mark Stasell, vice president, Vocational Truck, Navistar.
  • Demonstrating the corrosion resistance of the cab, the new HX Series is backed by the confidence of a 10-year perforation warranty.
  • To maximize uptime, International Truck has integrated the Diamond Logic electrical system into the new HX Series.

DHL Expands Green Fleet With Launch of Electric Tractor-Trailer Vehicles in U.S.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 8:15pm

DHL is piloting the trucks in the Los Angeles market, just in time for the peak holiday shipping season.

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  • DHL is piloting the trucks in the Los Angeles market, just in time for the peak holiday shipping season.
  • The electric trucks are manufactured by BYD Motors, and built with long-lasting and safe battery technology, capable of running all day on a single charge.
  • DHL plans to use the new trucks in the Los Angeles market, to haul goods to and from the DHL LAX Gateway and local service center facilities.
  • "DHL is doing more than just talking about it; they're actually putting BYD electric trucks into commercial service, today."

Plus Chooses BlackBerry to Power Its Class 8 Truck Automated Driving System First Self-Driving Truck Developer to Leverage Safety-Certified BlackBerry QNX Operating System

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 1:00pm

"Self-driving systems consist of the most complex and powerful software and hardware to go into a Class 8 truck.

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  • "Self-driving systems consist of the most complex and powerful software and hardware to go into a Class 8 truck.
  • Every technology choice we make has to contribute to the overall safety and security of heavy-duty trucks integrated with the Plus automated driving system.
  • The operating system is an important foundation for the rest of the system," said Shawn Kerrigan, COO and co-founder, Plus.
  • Plus is currently working with some of the leading truck manufacturers, largest shippers, and top fleet operators to begin mass production of its automated driving system.

Global Electric Off-Highway Vehicle Markets, 2020-2025 - Excavator, Motor Grader, Dozer, Loader, LHD, Dump Truck, Lawnmower, Sprayer, Tractor - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 11:13am

Caterpillar (US), Komatsu Ltd. (Japan), Hitachi Construction Machinery (Japan), Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) (Sweden), and Epiroc (Sweden) are the leading manufacturers and suppliers of electric off-highway vehicles, including the electric excavator, electric loader, electric dozer, electric mining dump truck, electric lawnmower and electric tractor in the global market.

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  • Caterpillar (US), Komatsu Ltd. (Japan), Hitachi Construction Machinery (Japan), Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) (Sweden), and Epiroc (Sweden) are the leading manufacturers and suppliers of electric off-highway vehicles, including the electric excavator, electric loader, electric dozer, electric mining dump truck, electric lawnmower and electric tractor in the global market.
  • Rising demand for low noise and emission-free machines like electric excavators, electric loaders, and electric dozers in residential areas has a significant impact on the growth of electric off-highway vehicles is expected to drive the adoption of electric off-highway vehicles.
  • Alternatively, the need to comply with stringent emission norms has shifted the focus of manufacturers on the electric off-highway vehicle.
  • The demand for electric off-highway vehicles including electric excavator, electric loader, electric dozer, electric mining dump truck, electric lawnmower, and electric tractor to reduce emissions and noise generation, are factors expected to drive the market growth of the Asia-pacific region.

Women In Trucking Association Names Knichel and Teuton 2020 Influential Women in Trucking

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 4:45pm

PLOVER, Wis., Nov. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Women In Trucking Association (WIT) and Freightliner Trucks presented the tenth annual Influential Woman in Trucking award today to Kristy Knichel, CEO, Knichel Logistics and Jodie Teuton, vice president, Kenworth of Louisiana/ Hino of Baton Rouge and Monroe .

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  • PLOVER, Wis., Nov. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Women In Trucking Association (WIT) and Freightliner Trucks presented the tenth annual Influential Woman in Trucking award today to Kristy Knichel, CEO, Knichel Logistics and Jodie Teuton, vice president, Kenworth of Louisiana/ Hino of Baton Rouge and Monroe .
  • "Congratulations to all the nominees and the 2020 winners, Kristy Knichel and Jodie Teuton.
  • Finalists for the 2020 Influential Woman in Trucking award also included: Crystal Anderson, owner, Donald D. Anderson Jr.
  • About Women In Trucking Association, Inc.
    Women In Trucking, Inc. is a nonprofit association established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry.

Cummins to Open New Fuel Cell Systems Production Facility in Germany, Strengthening Its Commitment to Hydrogen in Europe

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 4:30pm

Employing more than 6,700 people across Europe, Cummins European footprint includes seven manufacturing sites, 20 distribution sites and more than 300 dealers.

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  • Employing more than 6,700 people across Europe, Cummins European footprint includes seven manufacturing sites, 20 distribution sites and more than 300 dealers.
  • The choice to open this new fuel cell systems site in Germany is a testament to Cummins commitment to accelerate our hydrogen capabilities.
  • Each fuel cell system will include six power modules (fuel cell stacks), a cooling system, piping, air blowers and air filters.
  • Today, Cummins fuel cell and hydrogen technologies power a variety of applications and installations across Europe, including delivery trucks, refuse trucks, trains and one of Europes most advanced hydrogen production facilities.

California Natural Gas Vehicle Fuel Achieves First-Ever Carbon Negative Milestone

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 4:00pm

We are thrilled to seethe growing use of low carbonrenewable natural gas byour customers in California andacross the U.S., saidTom Swenson,vice-chair of the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership andbusiness development manager for Cummins Inc.Fleets are increasinglyinterested in taking real and immediate actions on climate change and local air quality.

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  • We are thrilled to seethe growing use of low carbonrenewable natural gas byour customers in California andacross the U.S., saidTom Swenson,vice-chair of the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership andbusiness development manager for Cummins Inc.Fleets are increasinglyinterested in taking real and immediate actions on climate change and local air quality.
  • This one-two punch of renewable natural gas in an ultra-clean engine allows fleets toachieve cost-effectivecarbonnegativeoperations right now in a vehicle that meets their operational requirements.
  • Near-zero natural gas trucks and buses are commercially available from more than 50 different vehicle manufacturersincludingAutocar,Bluebird,El Dorado National,Freightliner,Gillig,Kenworth, Mack, Peterbilt,Thomas, Tico,Volvoand others.
  • The California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership (CNGVP) is an alliance of air quality, transportation and energy agencies, vehicle and engine manufacturers, fuel providers, transit and refuse hauler associations, and other stakeholders interested in increasing and strengthening the deployment of near-zero emission (NZE) natural gas vehicles throughout California.Learnmore about the ten guiding principles that fuel our work at www.cngvp.org