Articles by CCJ Staff

Paccar Parts opens new distribution center

Paccar Parts has officially opened its new $32 million, state-of-the-art distribution center in Renton, Wash. Servicing dealers in the Northwestern U.S. and Western Canada, the new 160,000 sq.-ft. parts distribution center (PDC) ...

Bevy of industry suppliers available for Insider Roundtables at CCJ’s Spring Symposium

CCJ's Spring Symposium, which will be held May 16-18 at the Renaissance Ross Bridge Resort outside Birmingham, Ala., will provide an opportunity for attendees to meet and chat with some ...

Michelin’s wide-base retread for refuse trucks

Michelin’s X One XZU S+ Pre-Mold retread is designed for all-position wide-base single tires used by urban waste and refuse trucks. The retread features a winged tread that helps enhance ...

Video: Preventable or not — Trucker slams into jack-knifed rig in heavy snow

Check out the video above to see whether this situation could have been prevented and take the quiz below to see how much you know about avoiding weather-related accidents.

USA Truck rebrands asset-light logistics business

USA Truck has announced it is rebranding its asset-light logistics business, formerly known as Strategic Capacity Solutions, with a new name and logo. The business segment will now be known as USAT ...

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With engine technologies continuing to evolve and upcoming regulations set to impact the trucking market in the next few years, it’s no wonder that fleets…

WABCO, Cummins ink air-compressor deal

WABCO and Cummins Inc. say the companies have entered into a new long-term agreement that calls for WABCO to manufacture and supply high-performance air-compressor technology for Cummins' engines globally and expand the ...

Truck makers report declining truck orders, falling revenues in first quarter

Major North American truck manufacturers reported their 2016 first quarter earnings this month. Here's a look at the highlights from each company's report. Daimler: Daimler Trucks' revenue decreased by 2 percent from $9.5 ...

New wide-base heavy haul tire from Roadmaster

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has added a new heavy-duty wide base tire, the RM332 WB in size 425/65R22.5, to its Roadmaster line of commercial tires. Designed for the steer axle ...

Stay Metrics shares results from online driver training; total views reach 100k

Stay Metrics, providers of an online rewards, engagement and analytics platform used by motor carriers to retain more of their best drivers, announced the results since launching its Drive Safe training ...

Carrier Transicold adds to solar panel line

Carrier Transicold has expanded its line of Thin Film Flexible Solar Panels to include 18.5 watt (1.2 amp) and 9.24 watt (0.6 amp) solar panels, in addition to its original 28 ...

STEMCO, Ridge Corporation reach license agreement, end trailer tail lawsuit

STEMCO and Ridge Corporation announced Tuesday the companies have entered into a settlement and patent license agreement, bringing an end to the litigation between Advanced Transit Dynamics, Inc. (now STEMCO) ...

ATA earns EPA award for sixth time

The American Trucking Associations has been awarded the Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award for the sixth time. SmartWay affiliates are organizations that encourage their members or customers to register ...

Goodyear adds regional, urban delivery tire to Endurance truck tire line

Goodyear has rolled out a new tire in the company's Endurance truck tire line, the Goodyear Endurance RSA, which targets regional and urban delivery fleets. “The Endurance RSA is our best all-around tire ...

Shell coolant recall expanded

SOPUS Products says it has added additional 50/50 pre-diluted coolant products that have been undertreated with bitterant to the coolant return program it initiated last month. SOPUS Products is requesting the ...

CCJ Spring Symposium to host sessions on coming trucking regs, economic outlook for fleets and more

CCJ's annual Spring Symposium, a networking, informational and leisure event for fleet executives and managers, will feature sessions on looming regulations, fleet fuel efficiency, adopting new technology and more. Registration for the ...