Daily Archives: September 13, 2018

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February Class 8 U.S.…

With sales of 4,403 year-to-date compared with 2,599 for the same period last year, International sales are up 69.4 percent this year. Pictured is the..

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Preliminary May trailer orders…

Both industry analysts that tractor commercial vehicle orders and sales say that preliminary trailer orders continued at a good pace. ACT Research’s preliminary estimate for..

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Bill requiring examination, reform…

WASHINGTON — Sens. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Michael Bennet, D-Colo., Tuesday introduced the Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act, bipartisan legislation they said is designed to reform..

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Bendix CVS names Michael…

ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix Commercial Vehicle has appointed Michael J. Hawthorne president and CEO, as well as a member of its executive board. Hawthorne will..

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55 likely illegal immigrants…

SAN ANTONIO  — Dozens of people, including some children, were discovered in a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, The Associated Press reported. KSAT-TV reported that authorities..

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Road-building debt bill approved…

By GARY D. ROBERTSON RALEIGH, N.C. — A method to accelerate local and regional road-building projects in North Carolina by authorizing up to $3 billion..

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May Class 8 truck…

May Class 8 truck sales in the United States were up 1.3 percent over April, according to WardsAuto. Wards said 19,195 Class 8 units were..

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Bill introduced in Senate…

WASHINGTON — Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., on Tuesday introduced SB3052, a bill that would repeal the 12 percent federal excise tax (FET) on the sale..

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Trucking company, owner found…

BILLINGS, Mont. — A trucking company and its owner were convicted of more than a dozen federal charges filed after a 2012 explosion destroyed an..

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Diabetes prevention-maintenance programs specialize…

Kay Pfeiffer of TrueLifeCare conducted her first Mid-American Trucking Show seminar this year. She’s becoming a regular at high-profile trucking industry events, spreading the word..

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Trucker Tools gets additional…

RESTON, Va. — Trucker Tools, a company that provides shipment visibility, carrier capacity management and predictive freight-matching solutions for the transportation industry, has completed a..

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U.S. expected to become…

By DAVID KOENIG, AP Business Writer The U.S. has nosed ahead of Saudi Arabia and is on pace to surpass Russia to become the world's..

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DAT Freight Index: July…

PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot market freight availability dropped sharply in July, returning to typical seasonal levels after an all-time peak in June, according to DAT..

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Analysis: Mississippi road money…

JACKSON, Miss. — A special session to seek more money for Mississippi's roads and bridges could be drawing near. But nothing is likely to happen..

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Kenworth names finalists for…

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has teamed with the FASTPORT Trucking Track Mentoring Program and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program to..

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Drainage work to make…

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Truckers and other travelers may want to avoid parts of Highway 277 going through Columbia, South Carolina because there will be delays..

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July sees slight slide…

Class 8 truck sales in the United States in July decreased slightly from June but were considerably above July 2017, according to information released by..

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Diesel prices down nationwide,…

On-highway diesel prices slipped ever-so-slightly downward for the week ending Aug. 13, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The average price nationwide fell..

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Peterbilt graduates 50th technician…

DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. has certified the graduation of the Peterbilt Technician Institute’s (PTI) 50th graduating class. Since PTI opened its doors in..

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D.C. listening session on…

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s public listening session on revising current Hours of Service regulations for interstate truck drivers scheduled for 1 to 3..

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House passes 'minibus' spending…

The House passed a $147 billion "minibus" spending package Thursday and sent it to  for a signature to avert another possible government shutdown, The Hill reported..

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