VW buys 17% Navistar stake; full merger is possibleTue, 06, Sep 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 saysMon, 05, Sep 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 yearsWed, 27, Jul 2016
Ford's redesigned Super Duty pickup raises performance anteMon, 18, Jul 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 driverSat, 14, May 2016
Are we approaching 'peak pickup'?Mon, 09, May 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 rulesThu, 03, Mar 2016
Penske seeks $1 billion for truck parts unit, report saysFri, 15, May 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.
Tonka grows upMon, 09, Mar 2015
Ford knows the first truck most boys loved was not an F-150, but a Tonka. So last week, it had some fun at the annual NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis by showing a real, working, life-size Tonka dump truck based on an F-750.
Penske Automotive pushes further into commercial vehiclesTue, 10, Feb 2015
Penske Automotive Group is putting its attention and investment dollars deeper into the commercial vehicle business. The company announced today its US-based commercial-vehicle dealership business will be called Penske Commercial Vehicles, US.
Rural dealers need some heavy-duty helpMon, 13, Oct 2014
Vast rural areas of North America are being transformed by hydraulic fracturing, the controversial energy extraction process better known as fracking. The process is transforming rural auto dealerships as well. The dealers need some help, and automakers serious about selling pickups ought to jump in with both feet to assist.