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Jason Cannon

Shell, TA okay partnership to roll out LNG stations nationwide

Shell and TravelCenters of America LLC Monday finalized an agreement to develop a U.S. nationwide network of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling centers for heavy-duty road transport customers. The companies say their plan ...

Volvo picks Ohio company to make hoods, roofs

Core Molding Technologies, Inc., a molder of fiberglass reinforced plastics and compounder of custom sheet molding compound, will begin production for Volvo Group North America LLC. Core expects the new business to generate ...

Kentucky Trailer holding open house at new location

Kentucky Trailer will hold a grand opening celebration for its New Hudson, Mich. facility next week. The shop offers trailer and truck body service, reconditioning and aftermarket parts. Various service work can be completed ...

Navistar’s Clarke supports McCarthy for EPA chief

Navistar CEO Troy Clarke, in a letter to the editor published in The Columbus Dispatch, says he supports Gina McCarthy to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "She looks at issues from multiple perspectives, drives ...

M.H. Eby growing trailer dealership footprint

Timpte has appointed M.H. Eby, Inc. the authorized Timpte dealer for the entire State of Indiana. Headquartered in Blue Ball, Penn., M.H. Eby has built and sold semi-trailers for the Commercial and AG Transportation market ...

Daimler sets sights on truck sales growth

Daimler Trucks is seeking to cement its position as heavy truck market leader by setting explosive sales growth plans. Specifically, the German truck maker has set it sights on consolidating its leading role in ...

Zimmerman picked to test T680 for long-haul

Kenworth Truck Company has chosen Zimmerman Truck Lines to test the new Kenworth T680 trucks for long-term reliability. Zimmerman drivers can log more than 250,000 miles in a year, and Kenworth is looking ...

C.R. England CEO passes

C.R. England , one of the largest transportation companies in North America, said Thursday its CEO, Wayne A. Cederholm II, died from complications of a bone marrow transplant. “His determination was incredible," Dean England, ...

Trucking conditions improving, likely to get better

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for February reflected an increasingly improving outlook for trucking with another month-over-month increase of 2+ points to a reading of 12.9. The upward movement of the index is ...

Navistar relaunching 9900i, PayStar 5900 with ISX15 engine

Navistar International Corp. Thursday re-launched its classic International 9900i and PayStar 5900 SBA models at ExpoCam, Canada's National Truck Show. The vehicles now feature the high-horsepower Cummins ISX15 engine with SCR. "Offering drivers and ...

Timpte hires new trailer sales rep

Timpte has hired Brian Lemenager as the sompany’s Southern Illinois Factory Sales Representative. Lemenager has more than 11 years of experience in grain trailer sales, and will be responsible for selling new and used grain ...

Test drive: Westport HD HPDI NG/diesel

Natural gas truck engines are among the industry's biggest topics, and Westport is clearly the technology leader in this field. CCJ Executive Editor Jack Roberts recently took a 2012 Peterbilt 367 daycab tractor, ...

Midwest dealer named Kenworth Dealer of the Year

MHC Kenworth – Kansas City was named Kenworth's 2012 Dealer of the Year for the U.S. and Canada at the Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently at the PACCAR Engine Company manufacturing plant ...

Volvo, Dongfeng truck venture on track for 2014

Volvo trucks' nearly $900 million partnership with China’s Dongfeng Motor Group Co. is on track to begin operations early next year Volvo CEO Olof Persson told the China Business News Tuesday, adding the ...