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CCJ Photo Gallery: Mid-Eighties Madness: Trucking in 1985

By 1985, trucking's Golden Age was over and CCJ's sister magazine, Overdrive, had toned things down considerably. Owner-operators were still a huge market segment, though. And technology was starting to ...

Longtime industry advocate Mike Pennington passes away

Industry advocate Mike Pennington passed away suddenly Friday evening after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was 64.

Volvo’s New River Valley Truck plant reaches carbon-neutral milestone

The electric power used by Volvo’s New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia, is now carbon neutral. As of November, 100 percent of the plant’s electricity is generated ...

CCJ Photo Gallery: Staying Alive in ’75

The mid 1970s were tough for trucking. Watergate, labor issues, new fuel standards, an oil embargo and regulations were just a few of the issues fleets were dealing with. As ...

Mack Truck Museum celebrates 30th anniversary

The Mack Trucks Historical Museum celebrated its 30th anniversary on Nov. 9. Incorporated as a non-profit corporation in 1984, the museum commemorates 114 years of Mack history through photos, memorabilia ...
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CCJ Photo Gallery: Trucking 1976 Part II

If you remember 1976, then you know the country was excited about its 200th birthday and EVERYTHING was decked out in Red, White and Blue -- trucking included!

CCJ Photo Gallery: Knights of the Highway: Trucking in 1976 (Part I)

By 1976, it was official: Trucking was on it's way to being cool! Throw in the country's 200th Birthday, and it may for very giddy issues of CCJ's sister magazine, ...

Sleepers to shooting houses

It's Thanksgiving Week. Everyone's ready for a break to spend some time with family and -- in many parts of the country -- hit the woods and do a little ...

CCJ Photo Gallery: Trucking in 1971 A New Era Begins

Trucking's move from the cultural doldrums to a major -- and lasting -- image of the 1970s was a gradual one. By the early '70s, the first pieces of what ...

Bendix set to provide future of trucking insight at Tech Symposium

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems will contribute insight at the second annual Piper Jaffray Technology-Enabled Trucks and Trucking Symposium, which will focus on commercial vehicle industry trends and emerging technologies. Richard ...

Kenworth T880 returns to Chillicothe plant with U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Employees at Kenworth Truck Company’s assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, built a special Kenworth T880 in October. Today, they welcomed the Kenworth T880 back home with its special load – ...

Hino Trucks celebrates 30th anniversary in U.S.

Hino Trucks reached a milestone of 30 years in business in the United States. Founded in 1984 as a limited distributorship with responsibility for importing class 4 through 7 cab-over ...

ATA names finalists for next America’s Road Team Captains

The American Trucking Associations named this week 32 drivers as finalists in the selection process for the captains of the 2015-2016 America’s Road Team.

Schneider celebrates drivers at Intermodal Rodeo

The increasingly complex regulatory environment often leaves transportation companies and shippers feeling like they are competing in a Wild West–style rodeo. Which way to turn and how fast to move ...

Bendix works to promote National School Bus Safety Week

As National School Bus Safety Week puts a spotlight on efforts to improve school bus safety, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems continues to work toward bringing better active and supportive safety ...