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Articles by Jack Roberts

Is the EPA unfairly targeting Volvo?

The other day a glowing report noted a recent environmental study, which concluded that “modern” diesel exhaust smoke (i.e. smoke from post-2010 diesel engines) is essentially harmless to humans. That’s certainly ...

Webasto SmarTemp control offered as factory-install option for Cascadia

Beginning March 2, 2015 Freightliner Cascadia and Cascadia Evolution trucks can roll off of the production line equipped with Webasto’s digital SmarTemp Control. Webasto’s SmarTemp Control is designed to work ...

Kenworth announces 2015 Service Council

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2015 Kenworth Service Council. The council, which consists of leading Kenworth service managers in the United States and Canada, helps promote service and product ...

Smarter rolling: SmartWay tells fleets which tires can save them dough

Truck tires have undergone tremendous changes in the past decade, and the driving force behind many of their new features and capabilities is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Tire ...

Volvo to highlight connected vehicle technology at TMC Annual Meeting

Advanced connected vehicle technologies and fuel-efficient solutions will be featured in the Volvo Trucks booth at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s (TMC) 2015 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition Feb. ...
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Volvo to offer returning vets special finance terms

Volvo Financial Services is offering returning U.S. veterans special financing terms when purchasing new Volvo Trucks models. Recent veterans with a valid and current Commercial Driver’s License and who have received ...

Allstate Peterbilt gets Dealer of the Year nod

Allstate Peterbilt – with 19 locations throughout four states – was named the 2014 TRP Dealer of the Year by Peterbilt Motors Company and PACCAR Parts. The dealer accomplished exceptional ...

Ryder offers first-ever heavy-duty truck spec for women drivers

Ryder System, Inc.  announced that it will offer customers a female-friendly vehicle package for lease – the first of its kind in the industry.  With the help of various OEMs ...

Green Mountain Kenworth opens new Vermont location

Green Mountain Kenworth has opened a new parts and service location in Pittsford, Vt., to provide expanded service support to customers and truck operators in the greater Rutland area of ...

Navistar predicts modest growth for 2015, says it’s righting financial ship

Navistar’s going “lean and mean,” the company announced today to an audience of Wall Street analysts and trucking industry press, pointing to hundreds of millions of dollars in savings on ...

Bridgestone Commercial Tire names new marketing director

Bridgestone Commercial, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO), today announced a new head of marketing for the commercial tire division. As Vice President, Commercial Tire Division, BATO, Marshall ...

TMC prepares for 2015 Nashville Meeting and Exhibition

Fuel economy standards, alternative fuels, asset utilization and tire deployment will be among the key topics of discussion at American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council’s 2015 Annual Meeting, to ...

Volvo debuts new, long-range auto hauler

Adding to its lineup of Volvo Autohauler (VAH) models, Volvo Trucks in North America introduced the Volvo VAH 630, a premium sleeper version for long-haul operations. The VAH family, which ...

Registration opens for 2015 Bendix Brake Training School

Bendix has released the 2015 schedule and opened registration for its in-person Bendix Brake Training School. Offered by Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake, this year’s training ...