James Jaillet

Flatbedders, be ready: Housing starts spike

| October 17, 2012

The number of houses that began construction in September jumped a whopping 15 percent from August to its highest numbers since 2008 and up 34 percent over last September.

Pride & Polish National Champions: Working Combo

| October 15, 2012

John O'Keefe's 2007 Peterbilt draws upon both his wilder younger days and his more settled years spent driving.

Extra muscle: ECM reprogramming

| October 12, 2012

Reprogramming your engine’s ECM can increase fuel economy and horsepower. It can also shorten engine and drivetrain life and void warranties. Is it worth the risk?

Pride & Polish winners

| October 06, 2012

Here's the full list of Pride & Polish winners from the 2012 Charlotte Diesel Super Show, announced Saturday evening at the Concord, N.C., zMax Dragway. The two Best of Show winners, Mark Harkerload's 2002 Peterbilt 379 ...

Blacked-out Coronado celebrating carrier milestone

| October 05, 2012

On display in the Pride & Polish area of the Charlotte Diesel Super Show in Concord, N.C., at the zMax Dragway is John Christner Trucking's 2012 Freightliner Coronado, which has been specially customized by a ...

2013 Pride & Polish championship series continues Friday

| October 03, 2012

The Charlotte Diesel Super Show will play host to the second qualifying round of the 2013 Overdrive's Pride & Polish season. The show starts Friday, Oct. 5, and runs through Saturday, Oct. 6, in Concord, ...

More from the recycled oil-only million-mile engines

| October 01, 2012

Video and more information on EcoPower recycled engine oil's million-mile breakdown.

Programs for buyers low on cash or credit: Used truck market, Part 3

| September 21, 2012

Buyers who lacking a big down payment or extra money for a warranty can often find carrier programs that meet their needs.

James Jaillet

James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at jjaillet@randallreilly.com.

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