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Trucking’s technology revolution already begun, futurists say at CV Outlook panel

Bentley steps down as head of Truckload Carriers Association

The Truckload Carriers Association announced Aug. 28 that Brad Bentley has resigned from his position as president of the organization, citing family obligations in ...

International to introduce industry-first Wi-Fi engine reprogramming

International Truck today announced it plans to offer over-the-air (OTA) reprogramming of engine control modules (ECM) for International trucks powered by its N9, N10 and N13 ...

CCJ Market Movers: The driver shortage is real

“I don't care if you're running 50 trucks or 5,000, you have a driver problem,” Covenant Transportation Group Chairman David Parker told attendees at CCJ ...

Dart military veteran wins 2015 Trucking’s Top Rookie award

Frederick Weatherspoon, a 51-year-old company driver for Dartco and veteran of three branches of the U.S. military, Aug. 28 was named the winner of the ...

Truck Tank winner receives funding for driver retention app

Max Farrell and Andrew Kirpalani, creators of the WorkHound app, won the first-ever Truck Tank competition at the Great American Trucking Show. The duo beat out ...

Minimizer’s tire-mounted work benches now available through distribution network

Aftermarket product provider Minimizer has since the March unveiling of its Tandem Wheel Work Bench sold out of the product twice — a sign of ...

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Customer Success: Central Trucking, Inc.

Central Trucking, Inc. Refrigerated truck fleet has warmed up to Eaton automation “We did a side-by-side comparison using 12 trucks with a stick shift and…

Driver concerns drive equipment specs today, top fleet officials say

Leading fleet executives shared their insights in a wide-ranging discussion at the inaugural CCJ Market Movers conference, a new fast-paced conference at the Great American ...

Kenworth Icon 900 glider kit now available from Fitzgerald’s

Fitzgerald Glider Kits announced Aug. 27 it has added the the Kenworth Icon 900 and the Western Star 4900 to its glider kit offerings. The ...

Meritor WABCO enhances OnGuard platform (with video)

Meritor WABCO unveiled Thursday OnGuardACTIVE, an active braking driver assist feature that triggers on stationary objects and serves as an add-on to the company's OnGuard platform. NHTSA ...

CV Outlook: Current innovations driving future evolutions in remote diagnostics, automated vehicles

Tomorrow's trucks will be equipped for wireless remote updating of spec's for specific operating conditions, such as crossing mountains, speakers said at a trucking conference ...

Here in the real world: CV Outlook panel tackles applying technology in today’s industry

After discussions on smart wallpaper, buying goods by blinking and driverless trucks that self-diagnose and repair while on the road, the final panel at this ...

Evolving use of U.S. highways, increasing truck freight efficiency highlight CV Outlook panel on freight infrastructure

Increasing truck size and weight limits will boost the U.S. trucking industry’s productivity, reduce the number of truck-involved accidents each year and, most importantly, level ...

PeopleNet takes its new ‘ConnectedFleet’ platform to the Cloud

After a few PowerPoint slides and a description of how the new ConnectedDriver app works, Jim Lowell plugged his smartphone into the projector on stage. “I ...

CV Outlook: Physicist Michio Kaku predicts digitized world in transportation, medicine and nanotech

Renowned Scientist Dr. Michio Kaku paints a picture of the future where computers and the Internet will be so integral to everyday life that they ...