Sunday, February 18, 2018
The Nation
Truck stop operators, anti-toll groups react to ‘leaked’ infrastructure plan

Truck stop operators, anti-toll groups react to ‘leaked’ infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON — Axios, an online media outlet, has published what it calls a leaked draft document detailing the White House’s infrastructure plan.

Volvo: Electric trucks viable future freight transport solution for North America

Volvo: Electric trucks viable future freight transport solution for North America

Volvo Trucks will start selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019, and the first units will be put into operation with select customers in 2018. Electric trucks drastically reduce noise and exhaust emissions and create new opportunities to manage logistics, stated a Volvo news release.

Diesel prices up and down Monday; national average at $3.025 a gallon

Diesel prices up and down Monday; national average at $3.025 a gallon

Diesel prices went up in five regions and down in five, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Monday, and although the national average went up, it was only by 3 tenths of a penny, to $3.025 a gallon.

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index falls from October spike to more sustainable level

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index falls from October spike to more sustainable level

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for November fell back from the spike measured in October to a more sustainable level with a 5.8 reading, the company reported Monday.

Wabco launches spare parts brand ProVia at HDAW

Wabco launches spare parts brand ProVia at HDAW

LAS VEGAS — Wabco, a global supplier of technologies designed to improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, showcased its advanced aftermarket solutions for distributors, workshops and fleet operators at the 2018 Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) here late last month.

Congestion pricing: Trucks driving in Manhattan could cost $25.34

Congestion pricing: Trucks driving in Manhattan could cost $25.34

NEW YORK — A proposal to charge motorists nearly $12 to drive into the busiest parts of Manhattan provoked protests and complaints even before it was released Friday, though there are signs the idea of congestion pricing is quietly gaining momentum in the nation's largest city.

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