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.

ROAD TEST: Natural gas retrofit fuel systems and glider kits reveal interesting hauling possibilities for cost-minded contractors

ROAD TEST: Natural gas retrofit fuel systems and glider...

Posted on Feb 04, 2014

The first part of my test drive began westbound on Interstate 80 out of Salt Lake City, on the level ...

Navistar loses $247 million in Q3, cuts 500 employees from workforce

Navistar loses $247 million in Q3, cuts 500 employees...

Posted on Sep 04, 2013

Navistar’s efforts to restore the company’s profitability took a logical yet unenviable turn Tuesday as the company announced plans to ...

Auto for the People: Automatic, automated transmissions make a push in heavy-duty commercial trucks

Auto for the People: Automatic, automated transmissions...

Posted on Jul 01, 2013

That’s what makes trucking today so interesting: It is going through several revolutions and evolutions at the moment. The advent ...

2012 Ford F-150 XLT

Next-generation engine oil a vital part of heavy-duty...

Posted on Jun 03, 2013

If recent announcements from truck manufacturers are any indication, the next generation of heavy-duty truck models and engines will be ...

Nissan enters compact van market with launch of budget-friendly NV200 at Work Truck Show

Nissan enters compact van market with launch of...

Posted on Mar 07, 2013

It's hard to believe that just five years ago, Nissan, a global player in commercial vehicle markets had a net ...

Mercedes-Benz positioning Sprinter commercial vans as “high-profile” fleet support vehicles

Mercedes-Benz positioning Sprinter commercial vans as...

Posted on Mar 07, 2013

What's up with Sprinter? A lot, as it happens. Following the dissolution of the Daimler-Chrysler merger in 2008, Sprinter has flown under the ...

Sortimo introduces lightweight, modular van shelving system designed for Bosch tools

Sortimo introduces lightweight, modular van shelving...

Posted on Mar 07, 2013

Sortimo, in conjunction with Knapheid and Bosch Tools, introduced a new, modular tool storage system design specifically to work with ...

Mack Trucks launches Granite MHD 4×2 at NTEA Work Truck Show

Mack Trucks launches Granite MHD 4×2 at NTEA Work...

Posted on Mar 06, 2013

How about a "little" news from the Work Truck Show? Or, rather, as "little" as things can get when you're ...

International unveils TerraStar 4×4 at Work Truck Show

International unveils TerraStar 4×4 at Work Truck...

Posted on Mar 06, 2013

International has finally unveiled it's much anticipated four-wheel-drive TerraStar vocational truck. The big debut was made at the National Truck Equipment ...

Ford shows its new take on Transit commerical van design at Work Truck Show

Ford shows its new take on Transit commerical van...

Posted on Mar 06, 2013

Ford  Motor Company announced Tuesday at the NTEA Work Truck Show the introduction of the all-new Transit chassis cab and ...

Latest ProStar+ a triumphant reunion for International and Cummins

Latest ProStar+ a triumphant reunion for International...

Posted on Mar 04, 2013

I was in Columbus, Mississippi, visiting International dealer Waters Truck & Tractor, which had just taken delivery of one of ...

Mack Granite blends power, performance and elegance

Mack Granite blends power, performance and elegance

Posted on Feb 04, 2013

Driving a new, fully-loaded Mack Granite dump truck near Allentown, Pa., I was reminded that there’s something special about the ...

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