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Eaton Cummins debuts new 12-speed automatic

Endurant will be paired with the Cummins X15 Efficiency Series engine beginning in October for Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks.

NACFE fuel efficinecy demonstration exceeds 10 mpg

The trucks saved 2,877 gallons of fuel – $7,193 against a national average of 6.4 mpg. 

Air-Weigh adds LoadMaxx spring ride trailer scale

Air-Weigh's LoadMaxx trailer scale will now be available for spring ride suspensions.

Transflo and EFS create truck stop fulfillment for ELD purchases

EFS clients who purchase a Transflo ELD can choose to pick up the device at participating Pilot and Flying J Travel Centers across the United ...

Shell Rotella nears completion of Starship concept rig aimed at hyper efficiency

Shell’s futuristic concept tractor-trailer, dubbed the Starship Initiative, is on track to be completed within the coming months and could perform a cross-country efficiency test ...

Celadon shutters CDL schools, sells flatbed division

Celadon Group announced this week it will close its three CDL training schools later this year, and that it has sold its flatbed division to ...
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Crime report: Fleet owners indicted for evading shutdown order, former DOT employee convicted of bank fraud, more

Action in four trucking-related crimes has recently been reported by the Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General and NJ.com, including bank fraud, bribery, shutdown order ...

Report: Truck safety tech could prevent 63,000 crashes annually

In 2015, heavy trucks were involved in more than 400,000 crashes, resulting in more than 4,000 deaths and 116,000 injuries – up four percent from ...

Daimler: Electric trucks have potential but diesel is here to stay

The advent of electric powered vehicles is not something new but through the years there had been little feasibility to using them.

Six tire killers that hurt CSA scores

Tires that aren’t mounted correctly to the truck or trailer never stand a chance to reach their wear potential.

FMCSA looking to lower carrier registration fees for at least next two years

In its proposal, the agency says for the 2018 registration year, beginning Oct. 1, 2017, registration fees would be reduced below the current level by ...

New engine oils, now recommended by all OEMs, show extended drain intervals, better fuel economy

The trucking industry’s transition to a new generation of engine oils, which began last December, has gone smoothly, say top engineers for Shell Rotella. All ...

CCJ Solutions Summit speakers to touch on fleet growth, crisis management, more

CCJ Solutions Summit attendees will hear from several speakers on topics ranging from growing business, boosting company morale, CSA and crisis management.

Coretex integrates two-way reefer commands with McLeod Software

McLeod Software users can remotely control refrigerated trailers from within LoadMaster operational screens.