Equipment

Connected World: The Internet of Things now includes the Internet of Trucking Things

Master Fleet launches forum dedicated to fleet maintenance

When it comes to fleet maintenance, it can help to get different perspectives on an issue before deciding how to handle it. Because of this, Master Fleet launched The Huddle earlier ...

100 Years Ago: CCJ Covers World War I

This post was originally published in August 2014. In honor of Independence Day this weekend, CCJ brought it back from the archives.  On August 4, 1914, Britain joined France and Russia ...

Rule to mandate e-logs takes a step forward

A looming Final Rule to mandate the use of electronic logging devices has been sent from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to the Office of Secretary of Transportation, moving the ...

Sources indicate GM, Navistar nearing partnership

General Motors exited its 2009 bankruptcy without a medium duty commercial truck segment and was greeted by a country stifled by recession, but all indications are the Detroit behemoth is set ...

Finland announces pilot project to explore connected vehicles and roadways

HERE, a European leader in mapping, navigation and location services, has been selected by Finnish traffic agencies to lead a pilot project to enable vehicles to communicate safety hazards to ...

Bendix gives tips for improving S-cam brake performance and life

S-cam drum brakes – the most common air foundation brakes on the road – are a familiar sight to every wheel-end technician in the North American trucking industry. As ...

Kenworth introduces new 76-inch mid-roof sleeper configuration

The new Kenworth 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is now available for order with the company’s award-winning Kenworth T680 and T880. Introduced at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show, Kenworth’s 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is ...

South Carolina’s Shealy Truck Center celebrates 75 years as a Mack dealer

Mack dealer Shealy Truck Center of Columbia, South Carolina recently celebrated its 75th anniversary as a Mack dealer.  Originally established in 1932, company founder James H. “Bo” Shealy became a ...

Video: CCJ takes the Freightliner SuperTruck for a test drive

In May, CCJ Equipment Editor Jack Roberts had the chance to take Freightliner's $80 million SuperTruck concept vehicle for a test drive outside of Las Vegas, Nev. Click here to ...

Senate bill would require CSA disclaimer, set deadlines for rules on e-logs and speed limiters, continue HOS suspension

Daimler invests in Zonar telematics

Daimler Trucks North America, maker of Freightliner trucks and Detroit engines, and Zonar Systems have announced that DTNA has become a minority investor in Zonar. The long-term strategic partnership aims to ...

Peterbilt unveils new 58-inch sleeper berth

Peterbilt’s new 58-inch sleeper – ideal for weight conscious short- and regional-haul applications – is now available for order through the company’s dealer network, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. The new ...

Distributor of the Year award nomination period ends this week

CCJ sister publication Truck Parts & Service is accepting nominations for its 2015 Distributor of the Year award. The nomination period closes Friday. Now in its 14th year, the Distributor of the ...

Kenworth offering $3,000 rebate on limited edition Icon 900

Fleets and owner-operators purchasing the new Kenworth Icon 900 by the end of the year could be eligible for a $3,000 rebate. Kenworth and Paccar Financial are offering the rebate for qualifying ...