Equipment

Caterpillar debuts CT681 off-highway truck

Caterpillar added a second model to its new line of vocationally focused work trucks with the unveiling of the Class 8 CT681 truck Oct. 30 at the company's Edwards Proving ...

Twitter, video log: Caterpillar unveils truck for vocational applications

Caterpillar may be out of the engine game for Class 8 trucks, but they're not out of trucking. In fact, they're growing their presence once again. CCJ Equipment Editor Jack Roberts ...

Upcoming CARB compliance: Carriers must buy retrofit filter for 2007 reefer units by Oct. 31

Motor carriers running 2007 year-model reefer units in California must purchase a diesel particulate filter for their reefer engines by Friday, Oct. 31, to be in compliance with the states ...

Shell seeing fuel economy benefits in testing of PC-11 engine oil

At some point in 2016 or 2017, diesel engine oil proposed category 11 (PC-11) will debut in North America. While an introductory date is still up in the air, the makeup ...

CCJ test drive: 2015 Sprinter 4×4

Cargo vans are seldom known for their off-road capabilities, but that might all be about to change. Early next year, Mercedes-Benz will introduce the industry's first 4x4 commercial van to the ...

FMCSA advisory committee on insurance rule: Consider smaller carriers, no number set

Sales of Mercedes’ Sprinter growing, along with marketshare

Commercial vans are among the fastest growing automotive segments in the U.S., and Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is among the leaders of the charge. Rob Moran, Sprinter's Director of Corporate Communications, said ...

CCJ Photo Gallery: Trucks old and new with Peterbilt in Denton, Texas

CARB set to enforce aero add-on rule for 2011-2013 trucks and trailers

Photos, video: CCJ takes Peterbilt’s new 579 EPIQ for a test drive

CCJ Equipment Editor Jack Roberts is at Peterbilt headquarters in Denton, Texas, this week to get the details on Peterbilt's new 579 EPIQ tractor and take it for a test ...

Ryder opens new Charlotte, NC, maintenance and rental facility

Ryder System, Inc. announced the opening of its new maintenance and rental facility in Charlotte, N.C. – Ryder’s third operating location in the area.  The facility provides state-of-the-art maintenance and rental ...

Peterbilt unveils Model 220 clear frame rail package

Peterbilt’s new medium-duty Model 220 can now be spec’d with a clear frame rail package that provides up to 10 inches of additional frame rail space (versus the previous clear ...

Carrier Transicold boosts reefer unit warranties

Carrier Transicold has enhanced the warranty coverage for its Vector trailer refrigeration units.  “Vector systems deliver dual benefits of reduced maintenance and higher system reliability because they are less complex ...

Bendix receives Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems is the recipient of the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award for Overall Best Supplier of Advanced Safety Systems for Heavy-Duty Trucks. Frost & Sullivan honored ...

Hino Trucks celebrates 30th anniversary in U.S.

Hino Trucks reached a milestone of 30 years in business in the United States. Founded in 1984 as a limited distributorship with responsibility for importing class 4 through 7 cab-over ...