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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 ...

Mack expands customer support in Texas

Mack Trucks today announced further investment and growth in its extensive customer support network with a new dealership in Cotulla, Texas, scheduled to open late August. Valley Truck Centers’ new ...

Kenworth announces Spicer AdvanTEK 40 Tandem Axle spec for Class 8 models

Kenworth has added Dana’s Spicer AdvanTEK 40 tandem axle for new Class 8 pickup and delivery, regional haul and line haul trucks equipped with the Kenworth AG380 or AG400L suspension. “The ...

Video: Hands-on with ZF’s tablet-controlled tractor-trailer

In the second part of this two-part video series, CCJ Equipment Editor Jack Roberts checks out transmission manufacturer ZF's new system that allows drivers to get out of their truck ...

Ryder System announces new warranty for used refrigerated trucks

Ryder System announced the launch of its new “Keep It Cool” promotion in the United States and Canada.  The promotion is available through September 1, 2014 and offers a free 12-month ...

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!

Navistar sets sights on used truck market with Diamond Renewed program

Navistar is taking aim at the used truck market. The company has introduced Diamond Renewed, a comprehensive inspection and mechanical reconditioning process for International used trucks taken in via trade that ...

New cabover manufacturer enters market

New components, parts and pieces enter the market practically every week, but it's not often a new OEM jumps into the fray. Enter Gary Jones and his start-up, Rainier Truck & ...

Daimler, Volvo report higher sales, profit in second quarter

Daimler reported this week that second quarter revenue in its truck segment were mostly flat at $10.74 billion compared to the same period last year, while profits jumped 5 percent ...

Battle for the future: Freight will still move — will you be hauling it?

Another lawsuit against Navistar’s EGR-only MaxxForce engines made public

Another class-action lawsuit against Navistar-International and its MaxxForce engine line has been made public, and like the others, it accuses the truck and engine maker of knowingly selling engines with ...

Video: Test drive of ZF’s newly released automated-manual transmission

CCJ Executive Editor Jack Roberts was in Germany in early July and spent a day on a test track with vehicle component manufacturer ZF to get a first-hand look at ...

CSA’s Distorted Rankings, Part 2: SMS, safety rating system disconnect compounds problems

Registration for CVOC opens, speakers to talk regs, driver performance, economic outlook and more

The 5th annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference takes place Aug. 20-21 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, and registration for fleets, distributors, suppliers and OEMs is open. Fleets ...

Lawsuits against Caterpillar consolidated, new suits continue to be filed

Transmissions, technology and tomorrow

If you checked my CCJ blog from last week, you know I spent early July in Europe where I was immersed in a wave of new technology that will profoundly ...

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