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Young techs offer carriers recruiting, retention advice

It’s no secret that a critical shortage of diesel techs looms large over the industry, and the techs of tomorrow are keenly aware of how and where to seek out ...

Eaton introduces EverTough self-adjusting clutches

Eaton has added a new self-adjusting clutch to the company’s lineup of aftermarket products. The new EverTough by Eaton Self-Adjust clutch has been engineered specifically for aftermarket applications and eliminates ...

Synthetic diesel benefits, drawbacks still unclear, engine makers say

In earlier tests, the synthetic fuel produced impressive emissions results that beat conventional diesel. Piquing even more interest is the fact that it can be used as a direct diesel ...

Kenworth opens Shreveport, La. dealership

Kenworth of Louisiana-Shreveport recently opened a facility about a half mile south of Interstate 20.

Volvo granted exemption to mount sensor lower on windshield than regs allow

Volvo has been granted an exemption by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to place a rain and ambient light sensor on the windshield of trucks in an area lower ...
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Isuzu expands NPR cabover family

Isuzu has added Class 4 brawn and performance to its popular medium-duty cabover truck stable at Class 3 pricing and operating costs.

PacLease adds nine new locations across U.S.

PacLease has recently added nine new locations to its franchise network across the United States.

Kenworth NE Group relocates South Boston dealership to Brockton, Mass.

Kenworth Northeast Group has relocated its South Boston dealership to a newly renovated 40,000 square-foot facility that’s accessible from three expressways – Massachusetts routes 3 and 24 and Interstate 95.

Chevron launches PC-11 public information campaign

Late last week the ASTM International’s Automotive Lubricants Subcommittee approved the new Proposed Category 11 (API CK-4 and API FA-4) specifications for the next generation of heavy duty diesel engine ...

Peterbilt announces SmartAir no-idle system upgrades

Peterbilt enhanced its SmartAir no-idle system with new auto-start technology that helps keep main and auxiliary batteries charged while running the air-conditioning system and using electric-powered devices, Peterbilt Motors Company ...

Bendix honors three employees with Excellence in Leadership Award

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has honored Bill Gantz, Mike Grandstaff, and Angie Hake with its 2015 Excellence in Bendix Leadership Award, in recognition of their outstanding talents, commitment, and ...

Trucking’s future won’t happen without trained techs

Every futurist I spoke with CCJ's Trucking's Future Now was bullish on the future of trucking: It will be a vital industry for the world of tomorrow. But that future ...

Test drive: 2016 Ford Transit commercial van

The commercial van Ford has tapped to replace E-Series got a few upgrades for the 2016 model year.

Modern cruise control coming of age and what it means for your fleet and drivers

Cruise control has come a long way. Fleets today rely on modern interactive systems that maintain safe following distances and serve as the heart of modern integrated drivetrains, with engines ...

Peterbilt’s 58-inch sleeper option for 579, 567 in production

Peterbilt’s 58-inch sleeper is now in production for the company’s Model 579 and vocational Model 567 in low- and mid-roof configurations.