Of the 11 million diesel-powered commercial (Class 3-8) vehicles on the road, new research from the Diesel Technology Forum shows that 43% are now using cleaner burning technology, including selective catalytic reduction (SCR) and particulate control.
Automakers will reveal more than 65 new vehicles ahead of the LA Auto Show as part of the event's annual AutoMobility LA conference between Nov. 19 and 21, according to organizers.
Highway fatalities decreased by 2.4% last year, dropping from 37,473 lost lives in 2017 to 36,560 deaths in 2018, according to NHTSA.
General Motors is recalling an estimated 166 2020 Chevrolet Equinox compact SUVs for a brake issue. Specifically, the rear brake calipers may have been produced with an incorrect lubricant, potentially causing the rubber seals to swell and the brakes to drag.
Suntech has expanded its line of asset trackers to add solar charging, humidity and light sensors, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy capability, and an internet of things solution with a seven-year battery.
Roger S. Penske, icon in both motorsports and the commercial trucking industry, will be awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Donald J. Trump.
Amazon may have started it, but the race to put the first viable package delivery drones into regular operation seems to have evolved into a competition between FedEx and UPS.
A drop in refinery utilization tightened gasoline supplies and caused nearly half of all state price averages to increase for the week ending Oct. 21, as the national average increased 1 cent to $2.64 per gallon, according to AAA.
PSA Group launched “Citroën Lease” in partnership with ALD Automotive to offer full leasing services of Citroen assets to its customers in India.
CalAmp has established a strategic alliance with the Volkswagen Group’s truck and bus manufacturing division via its subsidiary group LoJack Mexico which seeks to provide the automaker telematics and surveillance video services across its entire range of truck and bus vehicles sold in Mexico.
Nissan has reworked the powertrain of its gasoline-powered Titan XD for the 2020 model-year, noting that it added a bundle of safety technologies as standard equipment on all models.
New proposed federal legislation would require all new vehicles to be equipped with advanced detection technology that would passively detect whether the driver is alcohol-impaired before he or she starts the engine.