Musk now targets October to unveil Tesla semi truckSept. 14
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the electric carmaker expects to unveil its planned semi-truck in late October -- about a month later than the billionaire had earlier estimated.
Teamsters chief fears self-driving trucks may be unsafe, hit jobsSept. 13
The head of the Teamsters union is mounting an aggressive effort to persuade Congress to reject new rules to speed the deployment of self-driving trucks.
Tesla's 'long-haul' electric truck aims for 200 to 300 miles on a chargeAug. 24
Tesla next month plans to unveil an electric big-rig truck with a working range of 200 to 300 miles, Reuters has learned.
AutoNews Now: Hyundai waging battle on 3 frontsSept. 20, 2016
Hyundai strategy: Wage battle on 3 fronts; Obama weighs in on self-driving cars and safety; Ford tries a big-truck response to Trump.
VW buys 17% Navistar stake; full merger is possibleSept. 6, 2016
Volkswagen agreed to a wide-ranging technology and purchasing deal with U.S. truck maker Navistar in exchange for a 16.6 percent stake, an alliance forged in part by the need to meet stringent emissions regulations.
Volkswagen to take 19.9% stake in Navistar, report saysSept. 5, 2016
VW's trucks division is close to announcing a partnership with rival Navistar, three sources told Reuters, in the latest example of a deal driven by emissions regulations. Volkswagen has agreed to supply engines to Navistar in exchange for a 19.9 percent stake in the truckmaker, one of the sources, who declined to be named, told Reuters.
Mercedes plans electric heavy truck in about 5 yearsJuly 27, 2016
Mercedes outlined plans to start selling an electric heavy-duty truck, a week after Tesla's initial sketch on battery-powered commercial vehicles failed to impress investors.
Ford's redesigned Super Duty pickup raises performance anteJuly 18, 2016
Ford used the weight savings from an aluminum body to beef up the capabilities of its redesigned 2017 Super Duty pickups, which it says will beat the competition in towing, payload, torque and diesel horsepower ratings.
Big rigs, no driverMay 14, 2016
A new market worth more than $23,000 in autonomous content per large truck awakens suppliers.
Are we approaching 'peak pickup'?May 9, 2016
Straining to keep their biggest profit engine humming, FCA, Ford and GM are mobilizing to make more pickups. But some industry pundits worry they'll be ramping up production just as the market is peaking.
U.S. regulators seek more input on heavy truck mpg rulesMarch 3, 2016
U.S. regulators are reopening a proposal to boost fuel efficiency of medium and heavy duty trucks through 2027, asking for additional public comments on the planned move.
Penske seeks $1 billion for truck parts unit, report saysMay 15, 2015
Roger Penske's holding company is exploring a sale of Truck-Lite in a deal that could value the maker of lighting, wiring harnesses and mirrors for trucks at close to $1 billion, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.