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No fake news here: Despite November decline, Class 8 truck sales remain at solid pace
No fake news here: Despite November decline, Class 8 truck sales remain at solid pace

This isn't fake news, folks. The Class 8 truck manufacturing industry, despite seeing a 14.8 percent decline in November sales as compared to October, recorded its best November total since..

Navistar recalling certain 2018-2019 models for transmission issue
Navistar recalling certain 2018-2019 models for transmission issue

WASHINGTON — Navistar is recalling certain almost 21,000 2019 International HV, MV, 2018-2019 HX, LT, RH, LoneStar, ProStar, WorkStar, and 2018 TranStar automated manual transmission vehicles, equipped with certain Eaton..

Maker Space equipped by Bendix helps students engage in STEM
Maker Space equipped by Bendix helps students engage in STEM

ELYRIA, Ohio — Soaring drones. 3D printers. Laser cutters. These are the tools of future engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs and STEM scholars. With help from Bendix, these tools are now in..

Chicago mayor: Hike gas tax to pay for transportation fix
Chicago mayor: Hike gas tax to pay for transportation fix

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  — Outgoing Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the state’s motor-fuel tax should be increased to fund highway and bridge improvements. The Democrat and colleagues from the Metropolitan Mayors..

Washington state combats collisions with new wildlife bridge
Washington state combats collisions with new wildlife bridge

SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash.  — Before descending the Cascade Mountains on its final stretch to Seattle, Interstate 90 cuts through a mountain pass of old growth forests and wetlands. For countless..

Western Star introduces new aerodynamic roof fairing
Western Star introduces new aerodynamic roof fairing

PORTLAND, Ore. — A new roof fairing is now available for Western Star 5700XE 82-inch ultra-high roof sleeper models. The roof fairing maximizes aerodynamics for the largest sleeper available from..

Volvo Trucks to demonstrate Volvo VNR electric models in 2019,  commercialize in 2020
Volvo Trucks to demonstrate Volvo VNR electric models in 2019, commercialize in 2020

GREENSBORO, N.C. —  Volvo Trucks said Wednesday that it would introduce all-electric Volvo VNR regional-haul demonstrators in California next year, operating in distribution, regional-haul and drayage operations. Sales of the..

Survey finds nearly half of Philadelphia area drivers read texts, e-mails while driving
Survey finds nearly half of Philadelphia area drivers read texts, e-mails while driving

PHILADELPHIA — Mobile devices continue to distract drivers in the greater Philadelphia area, according to a survey recently commissioned by The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers..

Decline in cost of gas offsets pricier freight trucking services
Decline in cost of gas offsets pricier freight trucking services

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices barely rose last month as a sharp decline in the cost of gas offset pricier freight trucking services and mobile phone plans. The Labor Department..

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