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Cummins founds ELD maker ZED Connect, debuts phone-based ELD system

For drivers and owner-operators, ZED says its ELD is a simple compliance option for the federal ELD mandate. For fleets, ZED touts a fleet management portal with real-time equipment tracking, ...

DTNA opens new PDC, discusses supply chain improvements

Daimler Trucks North America opened its latest parts distribution center in Whitestown, Ind., to serve dealers and service locations in the region (formerly serviced by DTNA’s PDCs in Chicago, Canton, ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Predictive maintenance lets carriers detect equipment problems before they happen

The code only displays when there’s a problem that needs to be fixed, but today’s technology is marching slowly toward the kind of sophistication that can alert drivers and fleets ...

Test drive: 2018 Isuzu FTR

The Michigan-built 2018 FTR is the company's first tuck to be principally designed, engineered and built in the U.S.

Translead adds Bendix disc brakes to trailers

Engineered exclusively for trailers, the ADB22X-LT was unveiled in September 2016.
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Seven fleets picked for NACFE’s Run on Less program

The three-week experience will kick off from multiple locations across the U.S. and end at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show in Atlanta Sept. 25-28, 2017.

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Remote diagnostics and changing how technicians trained

A generation ago, a set of wrenches was about all a good technician needed to get a down truck back on the road. Fast-forward 25 years, and a laptop and ...

Bill aims to repeal 12% federal truck sales tax

The FET has grown from 3 percent, when it was incorporated into the Highway Trust Fund in 1955, to 12 percent today.

CCJ Tech Toolbox: How vehicle health reports help fleets cut downtime

From the June entry in CCJ's Tech Toolbox: Vehicle health reports can contain more than 130 parameter values and store data every 30 minutes for up to 500 reports – ...

Trailer orders dip in May, likely the signal of ‘typical seasonal decline’

Trailer orders have totaled 253,000 units for the past 12 months.

Cummins to introduce fully electrified powertrain for urban transportation in 2019

The timing of the Cummins announcement coincides with the precipitous price drop of batteries and electronic components required to make electrified powertrain technology a viable alternative to diesel power.

International makes all-axle disc brakes standard on LT Series

International is making Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes standard on all axles of its LT Series trucks.

Michelin debuts airless, connected concept tire

An airless tire, Vision can neither explode nor blowout.

Michelin truck tire execs: Electric trucks will drive other supplier innovations

The challenge with electric trucks is striking a balance that offers fleets the right amount of green energy without driving up their cost of ownership