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Ram unveils refreshed commercial van lineup for 2016

Ram offers commercial van updates for the 2016 model year.

Eaton, Cummins announce more profound powertrain integration push

The Eaton-Cummins SmartAdvantage powertrain has proven to be so successful, that Mike Taylor, Cummins Global Powertrain Manager, says the two companies will be continually refining existing products – and introducing ...

Navistar rolling out new ‘most efficient’ ProStar ES

Navistar says its ProStar ES is “the best fuel efficiency package in the industry.”

CCJ test drive: 2015 Sprinter 4×4

Early next year, Mercedes-Benz will introduce the industry's first 4x4 commercial van to the company’s wildly popular Sprinter line.

TMC gets torque back on track

The Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) held an informational technical session at its Fall Meeting Tuesday to identify a driveline failure trend seen in the industry today. With representatives on hand ...

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Taking Maintenance ‘In-House’ Pays Off for Wallis Transport

Two years ago, Wallis Transportation stopped outsourcing the maintenance of its truck fleet. Instead, the Cuba, Missouri-based company made the investment to bring that work…

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

David Hames, general manager of marketing and strategy for DTNA, says the truck maker has increased marketshare by 20 percent in the Class 6 and 7 vocational segment since 2009. ...

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...