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February 14, 2017 - Industry News
A lawsuit brought by two high-profile public advocacy groups and a prominent labor seeks to block the executive order signed by President Trump on Jan. 30 that directs federal agencies to repeal two federal regulations for every new rule they issue.
February 14, 2017 - Industry News
Spartan Motors' fleet upfitting division has opened a new assembly facility in Kansas City to provide fleets with tailored upfits of cargo vans and other fleet vehicles that's located in close proximity to Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant that produces the Transit full-size van.
February 14, 2017 - Press Release
Chevin Fleet Solutions announced that its enterprise-level software, FleetWave, is available via the Geotab Marketplace, a source for open IoT fleet management solutions.
February 14, 2017 - Industry News
Daimler Trucks North America announced that its new corporate headquarters building in Portland, Ore., has been awarded the Platinum Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification.
February 14, 2017 - Product News
Workhorse Group has announced that its medium-duty electric trucks are up to six times more efficient than comparable gasoline- or diesel-powered models.
February 13, 2017 - Industry News
Diesel prices increased for the first time in four weeks, but overall have remained nearly flat during the same period of time.
February 13, 2017 - Industry News
GPS Insight announced the launch of its new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) solution, which bundles an Android tablet hardwired to a GPS tracking device.
February 13, 2017 - Industry News
Dana has agreed to purchase the axle housing and driveline shaft manufacturing operations of U.S. Manufacturing Corporation.
February 13, 2017 - Industry News
A measure of the spot truckload freight market edged downward in January as the level of freight settled into a typical post-holiday pattern, though at significantly elevated levels compared to this time last year.
February 10, 2017 - Industry News
Mercedes-Benz is showing a Metris concept van at the Chicago Auto Show that's designed to highlight its new MasterSolutions ship-through upfitting program.
February 10, 2017 - Industry News
The quick thinking and actions of Highway Angel David Webb saved the life of a dump truck driver suffering from heart failure on a Washington State highway.
February 10, 2017 - Industry News
Driver iQ, a provider of comprehensive background screening and driver monitoring services, has announced that its parent company, Carco Group, is changing its name to Cisive.
February 10, 2017 - Industry News
Phillips Industries has promoted Rob Myers to vice president of sales after having served as director of sales since 2015.
February 10, 2017 - Industry News
Kenworth has named its 2017 Kenworth Dealer Council, featuring eight prominent executives representing more than 380 Kenworth dealerships in the U.S. and Canada.
February 10, 2017 - Industry News
Reading Truck Group will assume customers, staff, and assets at four PalFleet sites: Council Bluffs, Iowa; Indianapolis; Louisville, Ky.; and Nashville, Tenn.
February 10, 2017 - Industry News
Wolfgang Bernhard has resigned from the Board of Management of Daimler AG, the company announced on Feb. 10.
February 9, 2017 - Industry News
Dart Transit has rolled out a pay increase for its over-the-road company truck drivers, the carrier announced.
February 9, 2017 - Industry News
FTR and CK Commercial Vehicle Research have released a comprehensive benchmarking study that examines fleet maintenance practices in heavy- and medium-duty fleets.
February 9, 2017 - Industry News
TransVix LLC, a startup aimed at launching the first futures exchange based on trucking capacity, has moved its headquarters from Fort Worth to Chattanooga, Tenn., to leverage the city’s emerging reputation as an entrepreneurial hive and transportation hub.
February 9, 2017 - Industry News
Morgan Corporation, a designer and producer of light- and medium-duty truck and van bodies, is celebrating the company’s 65th anniversary this year.
February 9, 2017 - Industry News
Nissan will offer King Cab versions of its 2017 Titan and Titan XD pickups, which allows Nissan to offer three cab options to buyers, along with the previously announced Single Cab and Crew Cab Titan models.
February 9, 2017 - Industry News
Winter storm Niko is pummeling the Northeast along the corridor running from Boston to Washington. Governors of several Northeastern states, including New York and Connecticut, are urging motorists to stay off the roads for safety’s sake and to enable snow removal.
February 8, 2017 - Industry News
Among the numerous recommendations laid out in a public-policy roadmap issued on Feb. 8 by the Intelligent Transportation Society of America, is a call to a potentially leverage a “tax overhaul” to fund new transportation infrastructure.
February 8, 2017 - Industry News
A 7.7% gain in spot truckload freight volume and a 2.1% dip in capacity were not enough to buoy spot truckload rates during the week ending Feb. 4, according to DAT Solutions and activity from its network of load boards.
February 8, 2017 - Industry News
The parent to less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight and other trucking and logistics operations reported that its fourth quarter net income fell in both the final quarter of 2016 and all of last year.
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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