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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.

Hebe leaves his mark on an industry he loved

Oct 16, 2012

Love him, or hate him, there's no disputing the fact that Jim Hebe has been one of the prime movers in the North American trucking industry for 20 years now. His brash personality matched the bold business moves he made ...

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Navistar CEO resigns

Aug 27, 2012

Daniel Ustian, president, chairman and CEO of Navistar, is stepping down, the Lisle, Ill.-based company announced this morning. Navistar’s board of directors has appointed Lewis Campbell, former chairman, president, and CEO of Textron Inc., executive chairman of the board of ...

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Navistar devises plan to counter losing EGR gamble

Aug 24, 2012

Navistar devises plan to counter losing EGR gamble

Navistar says it is hitting the “reset” button. After years spent developing and marketing its own engine platform, a series of negative turns this year resulted in an about-face on Navistar's engine technology and a nosedive in its stock price. Now, ...

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Chevron unveils fuel efficient 5W/30 engine oil

Aug 24, 2012

Jim Gambill, North American industrial and commerical brand manager for Chevron says its new heavy-duty, 5w/30 engine oil is a bit ahead of the curve. That's because truck fleets are only now beginning to experiment with using lighter viscosity motor ...

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Navistar devises plan to counter losing EGR gamble

Aug 23, 2012

Navistar devises plan to counter losing EGR gamble

Navistar says it is hitting the “reset” button. After years spent developing and marketing its own engine platform, a series of negative turns this year resulted in an about-face on Navistar's engine technology and a nosedive in its stock price. Now, ...

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Navistar devises plan to counter losing EGR gamble

Aug 23, 2012

Navistar devises plan to counter losing EGR gamble

Navistar says it is hitting the “reset” button. After years spent developing and marketing its own engine platform, a series of negative turns this year resulted in an about-face on Navistar's engine technology and a nosedive in its stock price. Now, ...

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Navistar devises plan to counter losing EGR gamble

Aug 23, 2012

Navistar devises plan to counter losing EGR gamble

Navistar says it is hitting the “reset” button. After years spent developing and marketing its own engine platform, a series of negative turns this year resulted in an about-face on Navistar's engine technology and a nosedive in its stock price. Now, ...

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EPA files final Navistar ruling

Aug 08, 2012

EPA files final Navistar ruling

The Chicago Tribune reported on Aug. 8 that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has filed a final ruling on whether Navistar will be allowed to continue to pay fines to sell diesel engines that do not meet current 2010 ...

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Court rejects EPA’s Navistar engine exemption

Jun 19, 2012

A federal appeals court on June 12 rejected the Environment Protection Agency’s ruling that allowed Navistar to sell heavy-duty diesel engines that don’t meet the agency’s 2010 emissions standards limiting the amount of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) in diesel exhaust. An ...

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Western Star debuts Model 4700 tractor at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

May 07, 2012

Western Star debuts Model 4700 tractor at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Trucking industry editors saw and drove the new Western Star Model 4700 tractor at a press event at the wind-swept Las Vegas Motor Speedway today. The new tractor complements the Model 4700 truck Western Star launched last year as a ...

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Espar debuts Maximum Control pre-heater family

Mar 07, 2012

Espar introduced a new family of truck coolant pre-heater control systems at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, IN, today. The Maximum Control family of pre-heat controllers is designed to give drivers simplified control of heater functions, more guidance for ...

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