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Business

Kenworth, Meritor Collaborate on Electric Truck

Another entry into the electric commercial truck space. This one from Kenworth and Meritor is coming as soon as year end

Chevy Blazer Tapped for Next EcoCar Challenge

Student teams from 12 universities will modify a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer crossover vehicle in the next EcoCar Challenge.

Business

European Truckmakers Face €100 Billion Claim for Price Fixing

Five of Europe’s largest commercial truckmakers could face a combined claim for as much as €100 billion ($108 billion) in damages for fixing prices over a 14-year period.

Business

VW: No Interest in Buying U.S. Truckmaker PACCAR

Volkswagen AG has dismissed as "complete rubbish" reports that it may try to acquire American commercial truckmaker PACCAR Inc.

PACCAR Names New CEO

Ronald Armstrong, currently president of commercial truckmaker PACCAR Inc., will take over as CEO on April 27.

PACCAR Exec Hired to Head Navistar’s N. American Truck Unit

Navistar International Inc. has recruited Bill Kozek, a 26-year veteran of rival truckmaker PACCAR Inc., to head its North American truck business.

Business

Ford, GM Edge Lower in Fortune 500

General Motors Co. ranks seventh among American companies in the 2013 Fortune 500 list, down from fifth place last year.

Diesel

Owners Less Satisfied with Heavy-Truck Engines

The technology required to meet U.S. diesel emission standards is causing more engine problems and less owner satisfaction among Class 8 truck owners, according to J.D.

Business

VW Considers Buying a Stake in Navistar

Volkswagen AG is pondering the idea of buying equity in U.S. commercial truckmaker Navistar International Corp., according to the Financial Times Deutschland, which cites no sources.

VW May Be Eyeing Navistar Stake

Volkswagen AG is studying the idea of buying equity in Navistar International Corp., according to the Financial Times Deutschland, which cites no sources.

GM, Ford Move Up in Fortune 500

General Motors Co. ranks fifth among companies in the 2012 Fortune 500 list, up from eighth last year.

Plastics

Carmakers Agree to Fast-Track Tests of Resin Substitutes

A group of 26 carmakers and suppliers have tentatively agreed to an accelerated validation process for alternatives to PA-12, a nylon resin used in fuel and brake systems.

Plastics

Carmakers Agree on Plan to Accelerate Tests for Resin Substitutes

A group of 26 carmakers and suppliers have tentatively agreed to an accelerated validation process for alternatives to PA-12, a nylon resin used in fuel and brake systems.

Assembly

PACCAR to Cut Ohio Workforce

Truckmaker PACCAR Inc. confirms it will dismiss 10% of the 2,500 workers at its assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, next week.