Detroit’s “Race to Charlotte” dealer competition winners named

Daimler Trucks North America announced today the twelve winning Detroit distributors who have won the Race to Charlotte. The winners will enjoy an all-expense-paid trip for two to the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2014.  Winners will join the ...

Volvo announces major dealer expansion in Ohio

Volvo Trucks recently increased its service capabilities in the Northeast region of the U.S. with the expansion of the Young Truck Sales facility in Canton, Ohio.  The full-service dealership, located on 16 acres on Shepler Road just off Interstate-77, includes 30 service bays and $800,000 in ...

Bridgestone Group donates $1 million to Ebola fight

The Bridgestone Group announced it will donate one million dollars (USD) to critical efforts underway in Liberia and the region to combat the Ebola outbreak. Specifically, $500,000 will be paid to Samaritan’s Purse by Bridgestone Americas, Inc. for work in Liberia, while Bridgestone Corporation will ...

Mack announces new Telogis-based, scalable vehicle telematics package

Mack announced a major expansion package to its GuardDog Connect fleet telematics system Sept. 29. The company’s new Mack Fleet Management Services is a suite of software and technology offerings made possible by an initial partnership with Telogis.

Truck freight continues to push NAFTA trade growth

The amount of freight moved between the U.S. and North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico topped $100 billion for the fifth straight month in July, with trucks moving 60 percent of that and carried month-to-month and year-over-year growth.

What equipment is the most effective at reducing fuel consumption?

What equipment do you think helps best improve fuel economy? We want to hear from you.

Monday Money: White paper explains trucking challenges, rising costs

Carriers looking to explain rising costs to customers – and to make sense of the rate increases needed to cover those costs – need look no further than a new white paper meant to detail the current challenges faced by the trucking industry.

Trucking crime roundup: Two sentenced in separate incidents for embezzling from carriers

Courts handed down sentences in two separate but similar cases recently in which employees for two different trucking companies embezzled money from their companies.

Can Automatic Transmissions Attract New Driving Talent to Trucking?

The basic question here seems pretty simple: If you’re running a fleet, which is more important: Your desire (or need) to run manual transmissions, or your need for drivers?

Got capacity? Drivers, demand and ‘darn’ regs

In a closing panel, moderator Mike Regan joked that the 2014 CSCMP Annual Global Conference could have been renamed simply: “Got capacity?”

ICYMI Index: 5 key numbers from this week’s top trucking news

The In Case You Missed It Index: Using the latest picto-mnenomic hueristics, ICYMI gives you the week's top stories in 5 slides. Ideal for weekend cocktail party conversation starters.

Report: Former Pilot president hit with ‘target letter’ in fuel rebate fraud case

Federal authorities are investigating former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood over his potential involvement in the fuel rebate withholding case that has rocked the company the last year and a half, according to a local news report.

CCJ Photo Gallery: A Long, Strange Trip: Trucking in 1978

Trucking was never a greater cultural force than in the 1970s. And 1978 was arguably the pinnacle of that movement. Here are 40 classic images from that Golden Age, cribbed courtesy of CCJ's sister publication, Overdrive.