Volvo Group announces 3 Superior Energy Performance Program facilities

Three Volvo Group North America sites occupy the top three positions in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Superior Energy Performance® (SEP) program, recording the highest energy performance improvements among Platinum level partners.  The Macungie Cab and Vehicle Assembly facility in Macungie, Pennsylvania, where all Mack ...

ZF reports solid 2014 financial performance

ZF has reported strong financial performance in 2014 including three major business accomplishments: Technology company increases sales in 2014 to more than €18 billion Planned acquisition of TRW Automotive and upcoming integration of the company are key topics ZF will celebrate its centennial in 2015 Stuttgart/Friedrichshafen. ZF Friedrichshafen AG’s ...

WTI Transport celebrates 25 years in trucking

"It couldn’t have been much more emotional,” said Rendy Taylor, president of Tuscaloosa, Ala.,-based WTI Transport. “I was so close to Willie that I just couldn’t do it. I had to have Steve Rumsey, one of our founders, help make the dedication.” Taylor was talking about the ...

PACCAR Leasing names 2014 Service Managers of the Year

Robert Elliott of Rush Truck Leasing in Tampa Bay, Fla.,  and Buddy Newton of MHC Truck Leasing in Colorado Springs, Colo., have been named PACCAR Leasing Company’s (PacLease) Peterbilt and Kenworth service managers of the year. The awards were presented at PACCAR Leasing’s maintenance management ...

Bendix introduces ESP Full-Stability system for school buses

The Bendix ESP Electronic Stability Program full-stability system, a proven commercial vehicle technology that helps mitigate or possibly prevent loss-of-control and rollover conditions, is now available as a factory-installed option on conventional Blue Bird Corporation school buses. Blue Bird, a leading bus manufacturer, is the first North ...

ICYMI Index: 6 numbers to catch you up on this week’s trucking news

Miss a few stories this week? Don't sweat — the ICYMI Index has you covered.

Rapid response: Keeptruckin, BigRoad update e-logging software

While many drivers are already familiar with the previous method, the challenge for the next few weeks may be to ignore the violations from their electronic logging applications until developers update the software code. That challenge has already been laid to rest by two developers.

CCJ Innovator: Door 2 Door Organics masters the art of home delivery

In August 2013, Door 2 Door Organics changed the process it uses to route deliveries to increase efficiency and set the stage for continued growth.

amp Trillium opens CNG station in Canton, Ohio

amp Trillium, a joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG, has opened a public access compressed natural gas  station in Canton, Ohio, to serve Frito-Lay North America, the station’s anchor tenant. Frito-Lay North America selected Trillium CNG as a station partner to build public fueling infrastructure to serve its ...

Bridge between N.Y. and N.J., Chicago’s Circle top ATRI’s top 10 highway intersections for freight congestion

After assessing truck-oriented congestion at 250 spots on the U.S. highway system, the ATRI has unveiled a list of the top 10 highway intersections in the country for truck freight congestion. Here's what they found.

Counting down the top stories of 2014: No. 7

Every day between now and Christmas, CCJ will review one of the top 10 stories of 2014 based on number of page views at Check back every day for an update to the list. No. 7: Navistar sued again for MaxxForce defects A class-action lawsuit in July ...

FMCSA publishes rule eliminating no-defect Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is scheduled to publish Thursday, Dec. 18, a Final Rule that will eliminate the requirement that truck drivers keep and submit Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports when no defects have been found.

Pilot Flying J’s Haslam asks court to dismiss lawsuit against him in fuel rebate case

Just a month after two carriers amended their lawsuits against Pilot Flying J to accuse the company’s head man Jimmy Haslam of leading a scheme to defraud carriers out of owed fuel rebates, Haslam has asked the court to dismiss the complaints against him.

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