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Haldex Posts Net Loss in Q4 Amid Positive Signs

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Haldex reported a 13% drop in fourth-quarter revenue as well as a net loss that was less steep, compared with a year earlier, as sales to truck makers declined. Other markets improved, however, the company said. For the period ended Dec. 31, the Landskrona,…

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Tonnage Dips 2.1% Year-Over-Year in January

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] January truck tonnage fell 2.1% compared with year-ago levels but ticked up 1.4% over December 2020 in a continuation of several months of sequential gains, American Trucking Associations announced. “Over the last four months, the tonnage index has increased a total of 3.3%, which…

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Daimler Truck AG Taps Cummins to Supply All Medium-Duty Engines

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Daimler Truck AG and Cummins Inc. announced a global partnership for medium-duty diesel engine development and production, and are considering other potential collaborations. Their memorandum of understanding more closely links the world’s largest truck maker and the world’s leading independent engine maker, which already…

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BorgWarner Agrees to Buy Akasol AG for $915 Million

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] BorgWarner Inc. and Akasol AG have signed a business combination agreement intended to position BorgWarner to strengthen its commercial vehicle and off-highway battery systems business. RELATED: BorgWarner announces heavy-duty starter protection features As part of the deal, a wholly owned subsidiary of BorgWarner will…

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Shell to Offer Carbon Neutral Heavy-Duty Lubricants

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Shell Rotella, a lubricant brand of Royal Dutch Shell, will offer customers carbon neutral lubricants for heavy-duty engines in North America. Existing products Shell Rotella T6 Full Synthetic and Shell Rotella T5 Synthetic Blend engine oils now will be carbon neutral as a step…

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Kenworth T680E Eligible for CARB Incentives

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Qualifying California purchasers of the new Kenworth T680E battery-electric vehicle are eligible for a $120,000 incentive voucher from the California Air Resources Board, Kenworth Truck Co. announced. The offer is being made through the 2021 CARB Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive…

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For Recruiting and Retention, Trucking Companies Should Focus on Equipment, Pay

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Trucking companies must focus on maintaining good equipment and keeping lines of communication open with drivers to ensure effective recruitment and retention, a new report found. According to the 2020 Driver Recruiting and Retention Annual Report, produced jointly by Professional Driver Agency and Conversion…

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Peterbilt Launches Updated Vocational Models 567 and 520

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Peterbilt Motors Co. has updated its vocational Model 567 and 520 trucks, the company announced Feb. 24. The VMUX electrical system was enhanced on those models to deliver improved functionality and seamless integration with numerous types of bodies for vocational customer applications. Peterbilt, a…

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