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Truck makers, operators ask NHTSA to consider ‘real world’ in setting efficiency standards

Truck, trailer and engine makers, along with buyers and operators, are strongly encouraging government regulators to consider real-world operating factors in the development of the next round of heavy-duty vehicle ...

Court denies Navistar’s request to dismiss cases against its MaxxForce engines

Celadon upgrades tractor fleet

Celadon Trucking Services announced a substantial investment in its overall fleet with its recent purchase of more than 1500 new tractors.  The Celadon order consisted of Kenworth T680 tractors from ...

Navistar introduces medium-duty fuel efficiency package

Navistar announced it is offering the Allison Transmission FuelSense fuel-efficiency package on its medium-duty and vocational International truck models. FuelSense, available in Allison’s 1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000 series transmissions, automatically adapts ...

Cummins claims early emissions compliance with medium-duty engines

Cummins Inc announced  that it has received certification for its 6.7L Turbo Diesel from the California Air Resources Board (CARB), meeting the Low-Emission Vehicle III (LEV III) standards. This new ...

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!

CCJ Photo Gallery: Technology Through the Century

The March of Technology never stops. And some ideas work well. Others don't pan out. Here's a quick look at a few by-gone technologies that helped trucking grow and mature ...

Bendix upgrades brake shoe remanufacturing facility

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has expanded its remanufacturing capabilities and capacity with a $3.2 million capital investment in equipment and facility upgrades at its Huntington, Indiana, plant. The Bendix ...

Volvo targets fuel savings enhancements for 2016

Volvo says its model year 2016 VN series highway tractors will deliver even greater fuel savings compared with previous generation models through an assortment of aerodynamic and powertrain enhancements. Further ...

Senate introduces bill to give nat gas users a weight exemption

The Senate this week introduced its version of a bill to cut natural gas-powered trucks a break, as it would give them an exemption to federal truck weight standards as ...

Outlook Conference speakers to talk regulations, 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 ...

CARB can now also require use of aero devices on tractors

As noted in CCJ's Aug. 11 coverage of the EPA's grant of permission to California to enforce its greenhouse gas regulations, the California Air Resources Board may now enforce its rules requiring certain aerodynamic ...

Volvo takes customers to the track at New River Valley plant

Volvo’s New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia officially opened its 1.1-mile Customer Experience Track today during a celebration with Volvo executives, government officials and employees. The track ...

Carrier Transicold premieres remote control panels for reefer operations

Carrier Transicold says its new APX remote panels add convenience and efficiency for refrigerated transport operations by placing trailer refrigeration controls in locations more easily accessible to operators. Carrier Transicold ...

Special report: Predictive analytics can help fleets boost safety, driver retention

eHighway tech to be tested in California next year

A two-mile demonstration project using overhead cables to power electric trucks is slated to begin in California in July 2015. The South Coast Air Quality Management District has selected Siemens to ...

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