Not long ago, hard-boiled Union Men in overalls literally forged American trucks from molten metal. And those trucks, like the men who built them, were tough, uncompromising and rough around the edges. The interiors were ...
Napa Valley, Calif., has become an annual locale for Freightliner to present news and updates on various industry issues. And what’s the point of holding court if you don’t let folks take your trucks out ...
A lot of fleets are attracted to the idea of natural gas-powered heavy duty trucks. And a lot of fleets turn and walk the other way when they see the sticker prices on brand-new natural ...
Manufacturers say enhanced data sharing between engines and transmissions is boosting the efficiency of automatic transmissions over manual. Will they ever gain acceptance among drivers?
Previous performance issues with automatic transmissions have been smoothed out by the amount of data engines and transmissions are sharing. Will they finally be able to make a strong inroads in trucking?
I spent last week in the U.K. and Germany with Meritor’s Commercial Vehicle Brake Division, learning about how this American company currently competes and plans to continuing competing on the global stage. What I saw ...
I was flipping through the latest issue of Car & Driver on the plane Monday on my way up to Chicago to test-drive and International 9900i tractor when I ran across an excellent article entitled ...
Etymology of the word 'truck' and various other words for the explosion of new things these past 150 years.
Jack Roberts is executive editor for CCJ and equipment editor for its sister magazine Overdrive. Roberts joined Randall-Reilly in 1995 as associate editor of Equipment World magazine and began covering both heavy-duty and light trucks in 1996. In 2006 he was the founding editor of Total Landscape Care before joining CCJ's staff in 2008.
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