Equipment

White House clears rule mandating stability control systems for heavy trucks, publication expected soon

A federal rule to require all new trucks to be equipped with electronic stability control systems has been cleared by the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, meaning the ...

Navistar opens new proving grounds in Indiana to test heavy trucks (with photo gallery)

Navistar, maker of International Trucks, announced Monday the opening of its new proving grounds in New Carlisle, Ind. where the company will test commercial trucks, school buses and military vehicles. Recently purchased ...

Regulatory update: Speed limiter rule, Safety Fitness see more delays, e-log mandate still set for September

A flurry of trucking regulatory activity is still expected this year, according to a monthly rulemakings update from the Department of Transportation. But some of the DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier ...

Rule to mandate speed limiters for heavy trucks sent to White House for approval

Truck size and weight update: Shippers group urges DOT to release study it says shows safety of heavier trucks

The Department of Transportation is being urged to release new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration data that allegedly points to the safety of six-axle trucks and supports claims by those ...

Isuzu reaches milestone, sells 500,000th truck in NA

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announced it has delivered the 500,000th Isuzu-built truck since the brand entered the North American market in 1984. The truck, an N-Series, was sold to ...

Volvo previews future fuel efficiency, connectivity improvements

New fuel efficiency improvements and vehicle connectivity changes are coming, according to Volvo Trucks North America, which shared its visions at its Volvo Trucks Business Symposium in Providence, R.I., this ...

Caterpillar unveils two new truck models for its vocational lineup

Caterpillar unveiled May 14 two new trucks, the Cat CT680L and the Cat CT680LG — the equipment maker's newest iterations in its four-year-old line of CT trucks. Both offer a ...

Meritor-PSI: Automatic tire inflation system helps fuel economy, tire life, company says

The annual Meritor-Pressure Systems International Fleet Technology Event was held Wednesday in San Antonio, Texas, where Meritor talked about the benefits of its automatic tire inflation system The Meritor Tire Inflation ...

Reviews of navigation units the latest addition to CCJ’s Reader Reviews

For fleets looking to outfit some or all of their trucks with trucking-specific in-cab navigation units, CCJ has a new resource available for trucking companies looking for honest reviews from ...

Wabash National awards $50,000 in scholarship money

Wabash National Corporation announced it has awarded 10 students with scholarships that, combined, represent a total award of $50,000. “We are pleased to support our associates and their families as they further ...

Longtime Chevron Delo engineer, lubricants expert Jim McGeehan retiring

Chevron announced Thursday that, after 39 years at the company, consulting scientist Jim McGeehan will retire, June 30. McGeehan began his career with Chevron in 1976 as a research engineer in ...

Autonomous trucking: The future of trucking is here — Can we accept it?

Bendix names next president, CEO

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has named Berend Bracht president and CEO and a member of its executive board. Bracht will join Bendix July 1. At that time, Chairman, President and CEO ...

Alliance AutoGas unveils propane bi-fuel system for Volvo D13/Mack MP8

Alliance AutoGas unveiled a Diesel Displacement System for the Volvo D13/Mack MP8 at the ACT Expo in Dallas Wednesday. Achieving a first-ever EPA compliance, Alliance AutoGas says the system completed testing ...