Kevin Jones

Editor, Trailer/Body Builders

Kevin Jones is the Editor of Trailer/Body Builders. 

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Battle-tested CV builders to tackle next-gen Army transports

Feb. 7, 2023
The aim of the multi-phased program is to replace the Army’s current family of heavy tactical trucks, with an initial production contract that could amount to some 7,000 trucks...
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HDAD 2023
Industry News

'Managing the chaos': Parts suppliers on lessons learned, 2023 plans

Jan. 27, 2023
Leaders from Phillips Connect, SAF-Holland, and Velvac spoke on Mexico's rise and China's decline in the supply chain, the chip shortage, and more.
Ford Motor Co.
The Ford F-Series celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.

Trends from pickup trucks' Big Three

Jan. 23, 2023
Ford, GM, and Ram each reported positive results from 2022. The F-Series is the top truck for its 46th consecutive year, GM sells the most overall pickups for its ninth, and Ram...
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Emissions & Efficiency

Fleets face 'very steep' learning curve on road to EVs

Nov. 9, 2022
Alternative energy solutions for trucking are available, but 'a different way of thinking' will be required for the transition away from fossil fuels.
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Safety & Technology

NHTSA updates rear impact guard standards

July 6, 2022
The standards, dating to 1996, are designed to ensure a rear impact guard is configured low and wide to impede a striking passenger vehicle, and is strong enough to withstand ...
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Emissions & Efficiency

Manufacturers sue CARB over truck emissions rule lead time

June 1, 2022
California's new heavy-duty engine regulation fails to provide manufacturers with legally-required minimum four years' notice to meet clean air standards, the Truck and Engine...