Equipment

Video: Test drive of ZF’s newly released automated-manual transmission

CCJ Executive Editor Jack Roberts was in Germany in early July and spent a day on a test track with vehicle component manufacturer ZF to get a first-hand look at ...

CSA’s Distorted Rankings, Part 2: SMS, safety rating system disconnect compounds problems

Registration for CVOC opens, speakers to talk regs, driver performance, economic outlook and more

The 5th annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference takes place Aug. 20-21 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, and registration for fleets, distributors, suppliers and OEMs is open. Fleets ...

Lawsuits against Caterpillar consolidated, new suits continue to be filed

Transmissions, technology and tomorrow

If you checked my CCJ blog from last week, you know I spent early July in Europe where I was immersed in a wave of new technology that will profoundly ...

Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference Registration Now Open!

The Commercial vehicle Outlook Conference will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas on August 20-21st. Registration is now open and a limited number of hotel rooms have been set aside at the Dallas Omni Hotel, conveniently adjoining the conference hall. If convenience, sessions and networking aren’t enough, by attending CVOC you will also receive VIP access to the Great American Trucking Show. Click here to learn more about this event!

CSA’s Distorted Rankings, Part 1: CSA’s flawed scoring doesn’t stop third parties from judging carriers

Isuzu unveils new medium-duty diesel truck model

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America has introduced the latest addition to its wide range of N-Series diesel trucks, the NPR-XD. With a gross vehicle weight rating of 16,000-lb., the NPR-XD ...

Bridgestone relaunches GCR tire &sService brand

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) today unveiled its newly rebranded GCR Tires & Service division. The rebranding effort signifies BATO’s pledge to be the leading provider of commercial tires and ...

Kenworth of South Louisiana opens Lake Charles parts and service location

Kenworth of South Louisiana has opened a new parts and service location with two service bays near U.S. Highway 90 in Lake Charles, La. The new Kenworth of South Louisiana dealership ...

APU manufacturer Idle Free acquired by Phillips & Temro Industries

Phillips & Temro Industries (“PTI”), a portfolio company of Audax Group, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Idle Free Systems, Inc (“Idle Free”). Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, ...

Peterbilt announces 75th Anniversary Celebration in Stockton, CA

Peterbilt says it is expecting thousands of enthusiasts and current and former employees  to gather October 25th at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds in Stockton, Calif., for a special event celebrating ...

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

Agency makes carrier insurance increase priority, delays Safety Fitness Determination rule

Customer shipments of Navistar vocational trucks with 9- and 10-liter SCR engines begins

Navistar, Inc. announced today that it has started customer shipments of its first International DuraStar and International WorkStar vehicles with the company’s 9- and 10-liter engines with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) emissions technology. The ...

Cummins introduces reduced emissions medium-duty truck engine

Today, Cummins Inc. announced the development of an engine and powertrain that reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by as much as 80 percent compared with a baseline gasoline-powered medium-duty truck. ...

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