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Daimler touts vocational market leadership, offers ISX12 G engine for 114SD

In 2010, Daimler Trucks North America sets is sights on becoming the market leader in the vocational market within five years. Since that time, the company has increased its marketshare to almost 31 percent year-to-date ...

Eaton 10-speed automated trans now available on 13-liter ProStar

Navistar, Inc. announced Tuesday that its International ProStar linehaul and regional haul tractors are now available with the company’s 13-liter engine and Eaton Fuller Advantage Series Automated 10-speed transmission, a combination the company says delivers up to five percent ...

OEM panel outlines challenges and opportunities for alternative fuel vehicle market

At a panel discussion on global OEM strategies for natural gas vehicles at the ACT Expo in Long Beach, Calif., representatives from OEMs including General Motors, Audi, Daimler Trucks North America, Volvo Trucks and Tata ...

Ryder, Quantum announce purchase agreement for CNG tank systems

Ryder System and Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide announced a long-term agreement for the purchase and supply of complete compressed natural gas fuel systems Ryder's CNG truck lease customers. Ryder will purchase Quantum's Q-Lite CNG ...

ExxonMobil named to NASCAR’s Race to Green initiative

ExxonMobil, the official lubricant technology partner for NASCAR, has been named an official partner of the NASCAR Race to Green initiative for converting NASCAR’s 65 fleet and service vehicles and 16 generators to Mobil 1 ...

Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference Registration Now Open!

The Commercial vehicle Outlook Conference will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas on August 20-21st. Registration is now open and a limited number of hotel rooms have been set aside at the Dallas Omni Hotel, conveniently adjoining the conference hall. If convenience, sessions and networking aren’t enough, by attending CVOC you will also receive VIP access to the Great American Trucking Show. Click here to learn more about this event!

SAF-Holland releases integrated yoke mount air suspension axle

SAF-Holland announced the release of its CBXy Series – the company's first integrated Yoke Mount Air Suspension Axle System – at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Thursday. The new CBXy yoke mount model is designed to ...

SAF-Holland introduces new brake system, wheel end package

SAF-Holland introduced Thursday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. its SAF Integral Air Disc Brake Axle System with P89 Wheel End Package, which the company says is ideal for SAF air suspension systems. The ...

2014 Career Leadership Award presentation: Jerry Thrift, Ryder System

Click the video below to view the presentation of the 2014 Technology and Maintenance Career Leadership Award, presented by Commercial Carrier Journal to Jerry Thrift, long-time maintenance director of Ryder System. Although Thrift passed away ...

Volvo Trucks reaches Remote Diagnostics milestone

Volvo Trucks announced that it has placed its 25,000th truck in service with its Remote Diagnostics tool in less than a year and a half since the feature was first introduced. Averitt Express took delivery ...

Phillips enters trailer light market with Innotec partnership

At a press conference at the American Trucking Association's annual Technology & Maintenance Council Conference, Phillips Industries announced a partnership to become the exclusive distributor of Innotec LED trailer lights in the commercial vehicle industry. ...

Cummins, Eaton expand SmartAdvantage powertrain offering

At a press conference at the American Trucking Association’s annual Technology & Maintenance Council Conference in Nashville, Cummins and Eaton announced expansions to their integrated powertrain partnership announced last year that included the Cummins ISX15 ...

Saddle Creek Logistics to embark on cross-country CNG trip

On February 14, Saddle Creek Logistics Services will embark on “The Great American Green Ride,” the first cross-country trip with a for-hire, compressed natural gas (CNG) truck. The CNG truck will travel from Lakeland, Fla., to ...

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 ideally suited for heavier weight applications and now allows the ...

International sweeps truck dealers’ top truck awards with ProStar, TerraStar

It's hard to imagine a better start to 2014 for Navistar. The International ProStar with Cummins ISX15 was named ATD Truck of the Year in the heavy-duty division, while the International TerraStar 4x4 took medium-duty Truck ...

Trucks on the grid: Could rail tech from Europe transform U.S. trucking?

Alternative fuel vehicles are all the rage these days, and interest in their possibilities for commercial vehicles has not diminished even as prices for traditional fuels continue to fall. Regardless of whether the cost at ...


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