PALM BEACH, Fla. — The new Detroit DD8 engine, first hinted about in 2015 and formally introduced a year ago, has been in production since late last year. Yesterday, says Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), it was installed in a […]
FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – Kary Schaefer, general manager of marketing and strategy for Freightliner and Detroit, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Green Truck Summit. Schaefer will address technologies and developments in clean diesel, natural gas, and electrification […]
WINDSOR, ON – Both Canadian members of the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) and Untied States’ representatives of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) were on-hand Wednesday to ask members of the media to use their imaginations to get the full picture of their expansive vision.
The WDBA gave a technical update and showcased key locations for the Gordie Howe International Bridge, which aims to connect the Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway – the Windsor extension of Ontario Highway 401 – and Interstate Highway I75 in Michigan, to add another port of entry to the busiest Canada-U.S. border crossing.
Set to be one of the top five longest bridges in North America once completed, the vision for the bridge includes two huge plazas – one on each side of the border – with 36 inspection booths, of which an estimated 18 will be dedicated to commercial vehicle use.
The project also plans to feature staging areas with facilities for commercial vehicle drivers in between the primary and secondary checkpoints.
Although the U.S. side of the bridge won’t feature a duty-free shop, or other amenities for those making the crossing, the WDBA says the addition of a shop or other faculties like a place to grab food or a coffee would be part of any package chosen through the on-going Request For Proposals (RFP).
WINDSOR, ON – Proponent teams part of the P3 procurement process for the Gordie Howe International Bridge connecting Windsor and Detroit, are producing their community benefit proposals and are looking to meet with community groups and non-profits operating in the Windsor-Essex or the Greater Detroit Area.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Daimler Trucks North America has unveiled the new Detroit DD8 medium-duty engine aimed at the vocational truck market, building on the medium-duty platform introduced last year with the DD5.
Detroit Diesel has announced the coming availability of a power take-off (PTO) option for its Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission
WINDSOR, ON – The Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Gordie Howe International Bridge project at the busiest Canada-U.S. commercial land border crossing.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Want to have a closer look at the new 2018 Freightliner Cascadia? Wait no longer. Check out a video preview in our Ultimate Test Drive series.
DETROIT, MI – Five years after its launch, Detroit is celebrating a key milestone for the Connect Virtual Technician remote diagnostic system developed in partnership with Zonar Systems Inc.
The new DD5 and DD8 diesels, to be built in Detroit, will be available in the Freightliner M2 late next year, in other DTNA trucks by 2018
Detroit Connect has introduced new features for its Virtual Technician remote diagnostic system to further improve integration and communications
DETROIT — Another bridge connecting Windsor and Detroit is in the works, but it’s not the span that has the backing of the Canadian government.
SALT LAKE CITY – The trucking company C.R. England announced on Tuesday it is the first in the U.S. to introduce the 2016 Western Star 5700XE tractor featuring an automated shift transmission into its fleet.
AeroSmart and SmartAdvantage packages are now available for the Freightliner Cascadia, driver comfort and convenience options too
OTTAWA — Finally, the green light is shining. The last big roadblock to building a new bridge joining Detroit with Windsor, ON has been pushed aside.