Equipment

A very Chrome Christmas: 2014 Pride & Polish photo gallery

If you're a chrome connoisseur, then a visit to Randall-Reilly's Great American Trucking Show in Dallas each year is an absolute must, where the Overdrive's Pride & Polish season culminates ...

Court consolidates suits against Navistar’s MaxxForce engines, transfers them to Illinois

CCJ Photo Gallery: Christmas Trucking — ’70s style

Back in the day, you were hard-pressed to find much more than a cover of CCJ's sister magazine, Overdrive, devoted to the holiday season. But if you dig deep, there ...

Volvo Group announces 3 Superior Energy Performance Program facilities

Three Volvo Group North America sites occupy the top three positions in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Superior Energy Performance® (SEP) program, recording the highest energy performance improvements among ...

ZF reports solid 2014 financial performance

ZF has reported strong financial performance in 2014 including three major business accomplishments: Technology company increases sales in 2014 to more than €18 billion Planned acquisition of TRW Automotive and upcoming integration ...

WTI Transport celebrates 25 years in trucking

"It couldn’t have been much more emotional,” said Rendy Taylor, president of Tuscaloosa, Ala.,-based WTI Transport. “I was so close to Willie that I just couldn’t do it. I had to ...

PACCAR Leasing names 2014 Service Managers of the Year

Robert Elliott of Rush Truck Leasing in Tampa Bay, Fla.,  and Buddy Newton of MHC Truck Leasing in Colorado Springs, Colo., have been named PACCAR Leasing Company’s (PacLease) Peterbilt and ...

ICYMI Index: 6 numbers to catch you up on this week’s trucking news

Miss a few stories this week? Don't sweat — the ICYMI Index has you covered: The number of driver groups FMCSA is required to study to satisfy the stipulations of the ...

Fontaine shifts modification center production to Garland, Texas

Fontaine Modification Vocational Services is reopening its modification center in Garland, Texas. The Garland facility has been closed since 2012, when most of the truck production that it supported moved away ...

Move over, General Lee — Mitsubishi Canter takes a shot at TV stardom

Working through its local dealer, Highway Motors, Inc., Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America (MFTA) leased a Canter FE160 cabover with dry van body to Black Dog Salvage, Inc., Roanoke, VA, ...

Eaton announces expanded UltraShift Plus warranty coverage

Eaton has increased the functionality in its lineup of UltraShift PLUS automated transmissions with enhancements that allow for compatibility with 2-speed axles. Geared primarily to increase the appeal of UltraShift PLUS among vocational customers, ...

Volvo debuts second “Welcome to my Cab” episode celebrating truckers

Volvo Trucks debuted this week the second installment of its popular “Welcome to My Cab” series recently featuring Tim Baumgartner, owner of a heavy-duty towing operation, and his award-winning “Freedom Flyer,” ...

Peterbilt celebrates 75th year with truck show, 351 Pete show trucks

Peterbilt held last month an anniversary party in Stockton, Calif., to celebrate its 75th year. Held at the San Joaquin Fairgrounds, Peterbilt says the party attracted 351 Peterbilts, which the truck ...

Navistar cuts losses, reports $619M loss for 2014, $72M loss in4Q

Navistar International Corporation announced Dec. 16 it posted a net loss of $72 million in the fourth quarter of the 2014 fiscal year — slicing its fourth quarter loss in ...

What technicians wish you knew about truck maintenance

Companies spend millions of dollars annually on driver training, but some of the industry’s best technicians wish fleets would throw a few more pennies toward understanding maintenance. Technology has advanced to ...