Thursday, November 23, 2017
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California diesel tax hike contributes to 6.3 cent per gallon increase.

California diesel tax hike contributes to 6.3 cent per gallon increase.

WASHINGTON — Influenced by an increase in fuel taxes in California, the average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel increased 6.3 cents to $2.882 for the week ending November 6, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy.

October surge in Class 8 orders seen to portend profitable year ahead in 2018

October surge in Class 8 orders seen to portend profitable year ahead in 2018

Both ACT Research and FTR, the two giant publishers of commercial vehicle data, reported positive outcomes in truck orders for October.

New TCA certification program teaches how to select the right insurance

New TCA certification program teaches how to select the right insurance

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Truckload Carriers Association, in conjunction with the Motor Carrier Insurance Education Foundation (MCIEF), has released a new certification program dedicated to strengthening operations.

KW Sales Co. holds grand 're-opening' of Idaho dealership after $4.95M renovation

KW Sales Co. holds grand 're-opening' of Idaho dealership after $4.95M renovation

LEWISTON, Idaho — Kenworth Sales Co. recently unveiled the $4.95 million remodeling and expansion of its Lewiston, Idaho, dealership at a grand re-opening celebration with more than 200 customers, company representatives and community leaders in attendance.

FTR Shippers Conditions Index takes a hit in August, drops to -6.7 reading

FTR Shippers Conditions Index takes a hit in August, drops to -6.7 reading

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) took a significant hit in August, dropping to a -6.7 reading, primarily because of short-term fuel cost increases caused by Hurricane Harvey disruptions.

Cass Freight Index: U.S. economy ‘continues to get incrementally better’

Cass Freight Index: U.S. economy ‘continues to get incrementally better’

The U.S. economy continues to get incrementally better, writes analyst Donald Broughton in the latest Cass Freight Index Report.

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