More from Jack Roberts

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.

International’s WorkStar and DuraStar vocational trucks are about to get a whole lot smarter

International’s WorkStar and DuraStar vocational...

Posted on Mar 05, 2015

International Trucks announced that it is taking its onboard computing capabilities to the next level in its vocational truck line. At ...

Seismic tech shift led by Apple, Google and Tesla will rock transportation and the commercial truck market

Seismic tech shift led by Apple, Google and Tesla will...

Posted on Mar 04, 2015

  If you follow me on Twitter you know I tweet out stories I run across that highlight new technology in the ...

Cummins, Eaton say SmartAdvantage is only the beginning of their powertrain collaborations

Cummins, Eaton say SmartAdvantage is only the beginning...

Posted on Feb 16, 2015

During a press briefing at the American Trucking Association's Trucking Maintenance Council annual meeting in Nashville Sunday morning, Eaton and Cummins ...

First and 10 at the 50: Where things stand with Navistar

First and 10 at the 50: Where things stand with...

Posted on Feb 10, 2015

If you follow me on Twitter, you know I spent a day this week at Navistar’s Financial Meeting, where the company explained to ...

Peterbilt’s unveiling a new Model 567 config perfect for concrete contractors at World of Concrete

Peterbilt’s unveiling a new Model 567 config...

Posted on Jan 19, 2015

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it will be unveiling a major new product configuration ideal for concrete contractors and other weight-conscious ...

Volvo and Mack open support center aimed at preventing truck downtime before it happens

Volvo and Mack open support center aimed at preventing...

Posted on Dec 10, 2014

Downtime is a killer for fleets with very real bottom line consequences. Customer support specialists for Mack Trucks and Volvo ...

Caterpillar launches CT681 vocational truck with new look, better ride on long hauls (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar launches CT681 vocational truck with new...

Posted on Oct 31, 2014

Caterpillar added a second model to its new line of vocationally-focused work trucks with the unveiling of the Class 8 ...

Mack partners with Telogis to launch scalable telematics package for truck fleets

Mack partners with Telogis to launch scalable...

Posted on Sep 29, 2014

Mack announced a major expansion package to its GuardDog Connect fleet telematics system today. The company’s new Mack Fleet Management ...

High-pressure, computer-controlled fuel injection key to next-gen heavy-duty diesel engines

High-pressure, computer-controlled fuel injection key...

Posted on Sep 23, 2014

Fuel systems for heavy-duty diesel engines have come a long way over the last decade since the advent of federally ...

Peterbilt debuts its own self-driving truck, gives autonomous Model 579 demo at ITS World Congress

Peterbilt debuts its own self-driving truck, gives...

Posted on Sep 10, 2014

Advanced technologies capable of autonomous driving to complement vehicle operators was showcased during the ITS World Congress in Detroit this ...

Eaton launches Procision double-clutch automated Class 6 and 7 transmission

Eaton launches Procision double-clutch automated Class...

Posted on Sep 05, 2014

Eaton has launched a new, dual-clutch, automated transmission. It's called the Procision Line and debuts in Class 6 and 7 ...

Daimler unveils self-driving truck prototype in Germany

Daimler unveils self-driving truck prototype in Germany

Posted on Jul 04, 2014

Speculation about autonomous — or “driverless” — vehicles has been commonplace in the trucking industry for years. Now, Daimler has ...

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