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Articles by Jack Roberts

Volvo introduces interior and exterior LED lights

In-cab LED lighting is now standard across Volvo Trucks’ North American vehicle lineup. Optional LED headlamps, designed for better visibility and longer life, are now ...

Volvo details Phase II Efficiency Efforts

The Volvo Group committed its support today to working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on ...

Peterbilt Store – Baltimore gets Dealer of the Year honor

Peterbilt Motors Company awarded The Peterbilt Store – Baltimore as its 2013 PACCAR MX-13 Engine Dealer of the Year during the company’s annual Dealer Meeting. ...
Freightliner continues to increase market share

Freightliner continues to increase market share

Of the 339,000 Class 6 through 8 trucks sold last year, Mark Lampert, DTNA retiring senior vice president of sales and marketing, says Daimler accounted ...
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Western Star announces new options for 4700 Models

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. today announced that a frame rail mounted vertical exhaust stack is now offered as an option for Western Star 4700 ...
The Historical Record

The Historical Record

I love history. And I love cars and trucks. And airplanes. And boats. And tractors. So it’s pretty easy for me to appreciate an antique ...
East Texas Mack named 2013 Distributor of the Year

East Texas Mack named 2013 Distributor of the Year

Mack Trucks today announced that East Texas Mack Sales, LLC, Longview, Texas is its 2013 North American Distributor of the Year. The annual award recognizes the ...

Ingersoll Axle selects Meritor Tire Inflation System

Meritor announced today that Ingersoll Axle (IMT) has selected the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS by P.S.I) as its preferred Automatic Tire inflation System (ATIS) on ...

Photo Flashback: Trucking, 1977 (Part I)

By 1977, trucking was all the rage in the U.S. The free-wheeling highway life was captured in a succession of popular films like "Convoy" and ...
Eaton adopts customer input for aftermarket transmission program

Eaton adopts customer input for aftermarket transmission program

Power management company Eaton has made several enhancements to its lineup of FLEX REMAN transmissions to better equip truck dealers and truck OEMs (original equipment ...

Fontaine Modification announces new Fleet and Vocational Truck business units

Fontaine Modification, North America’s most comprehensive provider of truck modification services for OEMs, dealers and fleets, has established two new business units: Fontaine Modification Fleet ...

CCJ Test Drive: Peterbilt’s Model 567 Dump Truck (with photo gallery)

Peterbilt’s latest vocational truck is clearly designed with drivers foremost in mind, writes CCJ Equipment Editor Jack Roberts.
Nissan concept truck features advanced Cummins diesel engine design

Nissan concept truck features advanced Cummins diesel engine design

Cummins Inc. and Nissan unveiled a technical study called the Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner - Powered by Cummins at the Chicago Auto Show. The heart ...

Freightliner Cascadia now available with Detroit DT12 AMT

Daimler Trucks North America says the Detroit DT12 Automated Manual transmission is now available in Detroit DD16-equipped Freightliner Cascadia sleeper and day cabs. This pairing is ...