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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 ...

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 ...

CCJ Symposium Coming to Southern California

The CCJ Summer Symposium is coming to southern California June 23-25 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla CA. Ben Stein,  actor, author, economist, and pop culture icon, will provide the keynote address. The symposium will include panel discussions on the e-log mandate and health and regulations challenges in recruiting and retaining drivers. Jeff Davis from Fleet Safety Services provide a session entitled CSA- Where do we go from here? Full registration includes all sessions, meals and 2 -nights accommodations.  Registration is open, reserve your spot today. www.ccjsummer.com

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 ...

ZF Kama expands Russian manufacturing capability

On January 21, 2014 ZF Kama added another chapter to its story in the Russian city of Naberezhnye Chelny: The joint venture between ZF Friedrichshafen AG and Kamaz, Russia’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, celebrated the ...

Daimler’s sales/marketing VP Mark Lampert announces retirement

Daimler Trucks North America today announced that Mark Lampert, senior vice president of sales and marketing, will retire March 31, 2014. As Daimler Trucks North America’s senior vice president of sales and marketing, Mark Lampert was ...

Mack donates Granite mixer to Concrete Industry Management Auction

Mack Trucks donated a 2014 Granite Axle Forward model to the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Auction taking place today during the 2014 World of Concrete at the Las Vegas Convention Center. CIM awards students with ...

Daimler set to roll out new customer loyalty program

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announces a new customer loyalty program for owner-operators and small fleets. Known as Truck Bucks, this loyalty program will be aimed at rewarding customers with parts and service specials at ...

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