Manufacturing

Highlighting the IC Electric Bus chargE Tour

As the IC Electric School Bus chargE continues its tour throughout North America, school bus industry stakeholders and groups that are focused on clean technologies and innovations continue to get a look at the concept electric bus firsthand.

Eaton Begins $500M Vehicle Electrification Program

Eaton has announced the launch of a new eMobility business to meet the demand of a global vehicle electrification market that is estimated to grow to 15 million pure battery-electric vehicles and another 30 million hybrids by 2030.

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VW Truck & Bus Changes Name to TRATON Group

Volkswagen Truck & Bus underwent a name change, while parent company Volkswagen Group announced a partnership with California-based battery company QuantumScape and exploration of a collaboration with Ford.

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100,000th Saf-T-Liner School Bus Delivered

The landmark 100,000th Saf-T-Liner C2 from Thomas Built Bus was delivered to Montgomery County Public Schools in Virginia, which has added the vehicle to its current fleet of 130 buses that collectively travel almost 2 million miles per year.

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Daimler Trucks Finishes Automated Truck Center

PORTLAND, ORE. — Daimler Trucks announced today the creation of an Automated Truck Research and Development Center in Portland, Ore. The facility will be located at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) headquarters on Swan Island in Portland, where DTNA already has a significant R&D presence, including a full-scale heavy-duty truck wind tunnel on Swan Island, plus the High Desert Proving Grounds nearby in Madras, Ore.

Navistar 2nd Qtr 2018 Results Released

LISLE IL — Navistar International Corp. (NYSE: NAV) today announced a second quarter 2018 net income of $55 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, compared to a second quarter 2017 net loss of $80 million, or $0.86 per diluted share.