Equipment

Every pound counts: New specs, lift-axle systems save fuel, boost payload

Heavy-duty truck suspensions have a thankless task. If they work correctly, they largely are forgotten in day-to-day fleet operations. It’s not until a suspension fails, or a driver starts complaining ...

Truck orders shoot up in October to second-best in history

Total net orders for Class 8 trucks were 45,978 units in October, up 76 percent year-over-year and the second best in the history of the industry. The only time on record ...

CCJ Photo Gallery: Knights of the Highway: Trucking in 1976 (Part I)

By 1976, it was official: Trucking was on it's way to being cool! Throw in the country's 200th Birthday, and it may for very giddy issues of CCJ's sister magazine, ...

CCJ Photo Gallery: Trucking in 1971 A New Era Begins

Trucking's move from the cultural doldrums to a major -- and lasting -- image of the 1970s was a gradual one. By the early '70s, the first pieces of what ...

The give and take of low-rolling-resistance tires: Do fleets pay a longevity penalty for them?

No one’s gotten around to reinventing pine-scented air fresheners yet, but otherwise it seems that virtually every component or system found on today’s heavy-duty trucks is undergoing some sort of ...

‘EPIQ’ fuel economy push: Peterbilt takes Model 579 to new heights

The highly efficient highway cruiser doesn’t sacrifice looks, prestige, comfort or power In a sense, Peterbilt engineers never get to build a true “clean sheet” design when they start work on ...

Peterbilt announces new Manitoba dealership

Peterbilt Manitoba Ltd. added a third dealership to their group with the opening of Peterbilt Manitoba-East, a parts and service facility in Springfield, Manitoba, just east of Winnipeg, Peterbilt Motors ...

Bendix set to provide future of trucking insight at Tech Symposium

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems will contribute insight at the second annual Piper Jaffray Technology-Enabled Trucks and Trucking Symposium, which will focus on commercial vehicle industry trends and emerging technologies. Richard ...

Kenworth T880 returns to Chillicothe plant with U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Employees at Kenworth Truck Company’s assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, built a special Kenworth T880 in October. Today, they welcomed the Kenworth T880 back home with its special load – ...

Kenworth releases T680 Advantage video

Kenworth says it has taken fuel efficiency to new heights with its Kenworth T680 Advantage configuration introduced this year. Now, Kenworth has released an informative, 7-1/2-minute video on the key ...

Chevron announces Ursa Super Plus 10W-30 engine oil

Chevron Products Company has announced the introduction of Ursa Super Plus EC SAE 10W-30 motor oil to the United States and Canada. This new heavy duty motor oil is designed to ...

ATRI looking for input from carriers in study on feasibility of truck platooning systems

The American Transportation Research Institute wants to hear from carriers and drivers about the use of truck platooning systems, also dubbed Driver Assistive Truck Platooning, ATRI says. ATRI is trying to ...

DOT: Electronic logging device mandate rule expected Sept. 2015, action on speed limiters expected next month

Daimler unveils Assurance active safety system for commerical trucks

Daimler Trucks North America's Detroit powertrain division showcased Nov. 14 its new proprietary active safety system for commercial trucks. The unveiling came at a press event in Hollywood, Fla.  The Assurance ...

Werner adds military-themed Cascadia Evolution to Operation Freedom fleet

Werner unveiled this week its latest Freedom-themed truck, dubbed Ride of Honor. The truck is the fourth installment in the fleet’s Operation Freedom fleet of military-wrapped trucks. Werner says it released ...


Must Clicks

Events

Products

Industry Briefs

From Our Partners