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Sheppard steering gear recall hits 47,000-plus Kenworth, Peterbilt trucks
The expansive Sheppard steering gear recall prompted a recall from Paccar that includes numerous Peterbilt and Kenworth models. Also: EMC issue prompts Daimler recall of 1,300 trucks; Orange EV gets $35M investment to scale manufacturing.
August 9, 2022
OEMs offer status update on 2023 order boards
While vehicle demand remains healthy, the supply of new vehicles remains constrained. Since the pandemic, supply chain issues and material shortages have prevented truck makers from meeting dealer and fleet demand for new vehicles.
August 5, 2022
Test drive: Western Star 57X
Western Star's 57X is a high-level premium tractor that the company hopes will appeal to independents and small fleets.
August 3, 2022
Western Star debuts new on-highway truck, 57X
Western Star first introduced an aero model in 2014, but the model is being replaced.
August 2, 2022
Watch: More driving and details on Peterbilt's new Model 579
Watch as CCJ Chief Editor Jason Cannon spends some time getting the walk-around details on Peterbilt's Model 579 before striking out on the open road.
August 1, 2022
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Test drive: Peterbilt's refreshed Model 579
Peterbilt's new Model 579 is the perfect blend of new school tech and old school trucking.
July 20, 2022
What the future holds for the used truck market
If you purchased new trucks three to five years ago and used normal depreciation, then the potential gains on your equipment will likely still be substantial.
July 11, 2022
Test drive: Peterbilt Model 536 with Cummins L9N natural gas engine
Electrification and hydrogen are clearly the ways of the future, but natural gas is a right-now solution for motor carriers seeking to shrink their carbon footprint.
July 6, 2022
Growth of used truck values rival stock market from mid-2020 to mid-2022
CCJ recently obtained and analyzed truck retail figures from Price Digests, a company owned by CCJ parent Randall Reilly, to determine appreciation rates on truck values from pandemic lows and post-pandemic highs.
June 28, 2022
Cummins, other hydrogen ICE proponents hoping for zero-emission status
Hydrogen internal combustion advocates, including Cummins, say the carbon-cutting technology may be recognized as a zero-emission solution, which would be a big win for the nascent industry and competition for fuel cell and all-electric.
June 22, 2022
Hydrogen fuel cell
Hyzon fuel cell truck impresses with power and zero emissions
The low maintenance, instant torque, quiet operation and zero emissions of Hyzon's Class 8 fuel cell truck has impressed a Southern California fleet that's been operating the truck since last summer.
June 9, 2022
Fleets share ride and drive impressions of zero emission trucks and vans
Fleets looking to shrink their carbon footprint provide feedback on zero emission trucks and vans from a recent ride and drive event at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach, California.
June 3, 2022
Used truck volumes continue to slide, older trucks show some pricing relief
April marks the tenth straight month of shrinking year-over-year used truck sales.
May 26, 2022
Cummins hydrogen engine offers more capability, lower cost over all-electric
Cummins talked with CCJ about their recently debuted 15-liter hydrogen engine which they see as an ideal bridge to zero emissions for regional and long-haul where all-electric may not be an ideal fit.
May 20, 2022
Test drive: Isuzu's hulked up F-Series
Isuzu leapt into unfamiliar territory for MY2022: the Class 7 segment and offering a non-Isuzu engine for the first time.
May 17, 2022
Freightliner unveils new electric eCascadia
The fully battery electric eCascadia originally made its debut in 2018 as a proof of concept before swiftly being handed off to demonstration fleets with almost 50 trucking customers running real freight in the real world.
May 9, 2022
Spec’ing with a purpose
While it's fine to subscribe to standardization where possible, fleets need to weigh the costs and make experienced, fact-based decisions.
May 4, 2022
Navistar readies for production of new Alabama-built powertrain
Navistar on Wednesday announced it plans to build an all-new integrated powertrain – a package that will include a Navistar-engineered engine and transmission – at its recently expanded Huntsville Powertrain Manufacturing Plant in North Alabama.
April 20, 2022
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Female employment in transportation on the rise
Women in key transportation decision-making roles are on the rise, part of an overall trend that's seeing more women enter the post-pandemic work force.
Health & wellness
Drivers can't rely on truckstops to fuel their bodies like they do their tanks
Recruiting & retention
Maine driver hopes her trucking competition win inspires young women to join the industry
Embark completes autonomous traffic stop with Texas law enforcement
Test drive: Western Star 57X
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