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Daimler recalling more than 120k trucks
The recall stems from an issue with the trucks' battery cable terminal and could cause an unintended engine stall. Also: Peterbilt gets order for five Model 579EVs; two Top 250 fleets increasing driver pay.
July 7, 2021
Volvo, union reach labor deal but strike will continue
The UAW has reached a deal that could return nearly 3,000 workers to Volvo's New River Valley truck plant production lines by mid-month.
July 1, 2021
Used truck market 'completely nuts'
Through the first five months of 2021, four to six year-old trucks at auction are 80% ahead of the same period last year, by far the highest pricing in the six years J.D. Power has been tracking it.
July 1, 2021
Mack offers new day cab roof fairing for Anthem
The new Mack Anthem day cab roof fairing increases fuel efficiency.
June 14, 2021
Benore Logistic opens southeast to electric trucking
CCJ Top 250 carrier will use its new electric Peterbilt in South Carolina.
June 8, 2021
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Volvo Truck union again strikes down labor deal
Volvo's NRV plant employs more than 3,300 people, about 2,900 of whom are UAW members.
June 6, 2021
The psychology of vehicle color
More than half of all Class 8 trucks are a shade of the same color.
June 3, 2021
Two recalls hit 80k Freightliner, Western Star trucks
The largest of the recalls is related to halogen headlights, while the other is related to an issue with tie rods.
June 2, 2021
Peterbilt adds UltraLoft to Model 567 options
Peterbilt's largest integral sleeper is now available on the company's workhorse model.
June 1, 2021
Kenworth adds 52-Inch flat roof sleeper
The 52-inch flat roof sleeper model is equipped with the new 2.1-meter wide cab.
May 30, 2021
Enhancements made to Detroit's Gen 5 DD13 engine, new warranty available for older engines with expired warranties
The fifth-generation DD13 is 60 lbs. lighter than its predecessor due to its new aftertreatment system.
May 27, 2021
Union sets voting day for Volvo Truck labor deal
Also: Recalls issued for certain International, Peterbilt trucks.
May 25, 2021
Volvo and union workers reach new agreement
Local members Sunday rejected a proposed five-year labor agreement but remained on the job.
May 20, 2021
Used truck pricing continues to appreciate
The supply of late-model sleeper tractors remains tight as a supply chain crunch has slowed fleet replacement cycles and is driving prices.
May 18, 2021
Truckload volumes dip, still near record highs
Also, DTNA issues recall over potential fuel leaks; leadership changes at Daimler.
May 18, 2021
Volvo truck plant workers reject new labor agreement
Volvo said via statement to CCJ Sunday night that UAW-represented employees will still report to work Monday, May 17.
May 16, 2021
Achates diesel earns CALSTART praise ahead of Walmart demo
Following roughly 17 years of R&D, a Peterbilt 579 has been equipped with a near-zero emissions, two-stroke diesel engine from Achates that the company says meets 2027 emissions and costs far less than competing four-strokers.
May 11, 2021
Component drag on truck and trailer builds improving, "but not a lot"
Freight growth remains sturdy as fleets anticipate needing additional trucks to expand capacity throughout 2021.
May 6, 2021
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Spot load volume returns to pre-holiday levels
Spot volume rebounded sharply in all segments, confirming that the recent reduction in load availability resulted from the Labor Day holiday.
Joshi confirmation hearing is Wednesday, set to lead FMCSA
TCA asks members to contact reps over Biden vax mandate
How fleets can adapt to inevitable proliferation of electric, alt-fuel trucks
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