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Guessing game: Where will Cat find its 15-liter engine solution?

The big news story this week was, of course, Cat and Navistar breaking up. At first brush, given Navistar’s fresh troubles with a brand-new EPA lawsuit, you’d be forgiven for ...

E-log mandate advances, FMCSA sends rule to White House for approval

House passes short-term highway funding patch, dashing hopes of long-term bill before recess

The House late Wednesday passed its second short-term highway funding patch of the month, extending current highway funding levels until the end of October and effectively shutting down the Senate’s ...

New integrated drivetrains speak a language all their own – and that’s a good thing for fuel-conscious fleets

One surprising trend over the past few years has been the unprecedented market share growth of automated manual transmissions. Many OEMs now are reporting AMT take rates that would have ...

CCJ Market Movers to feature some of trucking’s top leaders

Managing fleets’ three biggest costs – drivers, fuel and equipment – is an ongoing challenge, even for the nation’s most successful carriers. Fleets such as Covenant, Swift and Werner have proven ...

Industry-promoting trailer wraps available from Trucking Moves America Forward

Trucking Moves America Forward this week unveiled a trailer decal wrap program, which it says could help educate and inform the motoring public on the trucking industry, its workforce and its ...

CCJ Indicators: Big freight growth predicted for coming decade, rates dip

ATA predicts 30 percent growth in freight: The American Trucking Associations this week issued a report saying it expects freight tonnage in the U.S. to grow 29 percent in the ...

Daimler, Zonar enhanced partnership takes service and support to the next level

No matter what the OEM makeup of your fleet looks like, a truck isn’t worth a hill of beans if you can’t rely on quality service and support to diagnose ...

ATA opens registration for annual Management Conference & Exhibition

The American Trucking Associations has opened registration for its annual Management Conference & Exhibition, which will be held Oct. 17-20 in Philadelphia. Scheduled for Oct. 17-20 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center ...

House introduces second highway fund patch, likely to approve it and skip town

The U.S. House on Monday offered its second short-term highway funding patch this month, and plans to pass the legislation Wednesday and then leave town for five weeks, forcing the ...

Navistar, Caterpillar end partnership, each to make own line of vocational truck

Labor Department: Most workers should be classified as employees

The U.S. Department of Labor’s recently concluded most workers should be classified as employees instead of independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act — a contentious issue playing out ...

Navistar finalizes sale of 7,950 International tractors to Celadon subsidiary

Following the 1,050 truck order the company announced last week, International Truck July 27 announced it has finalized the remaining 7,950 tractor orders from Quality Companies, Inc., a wholly owned ...

U.S. diesel price hits lowest point since Oct. 2009

With a 5.9-cent drop this week, diesel prices have dropped to the lowest point since October 2009, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report. The U.S.’ average price for a ...

EPA, DOT to hold public hearings on next round of emissions, fuel economy regs

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation have announced they will hold two public hearings on the upcoming so-called Phase 2 of federal emissions and fuel economy standards ...