2012 May

Daimler unveils aerodynamic Freightliner Cascadia Evolution

Jack Roberts | May 30, 2012

The new truck makes advancements in fuel economy and will feature Daimler's Detroit DD 15 engine.

FMCSA reports gives Congress report on high-risk carriers

Jill Dunn | May 30, 2012

FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro summarized the agency's 2011 fiscal year for compliance reviews on high-risk carriers.

NAFTA surface trade hit record high in March

| May 30, 2012

Trade using surface transportation was 6.2 percent higher this year than last and the highest month for NAFTA trade value since 1994.

Diesel particulate pollution down 50%, CARB says

| May 30, 2012

Findings from six CARB researchers show a 50 percent reduction in pollutant compounds in ambient air.

Diesel price falls 5.9 cents to $3.897

| May 29, 2012

The national average diesel dropped 5.9 cents to $3.987 a gallon during the week ended May 28. That's 5.1 cents below the same week last year.

Pilot opens new centers

| May 29, 2012

Pilot Flying J has announced plans to open seven new travel centers and plazas in June and July. The two travel plazas will be located in Anna, Texas, and Nanton, Alberta, Canada. New travel centers ...

RoadMate customizable trucking GPS

| May 29, 2012

The RoadMate Commercial 9270T-LM features a 7-in. high-def display, customizable truck-specific routing and hands-free communication to enhance safety and trip logging for easy reporting. The GPS, made by Magellan, is the second model in its ...

Reefer units with APX control

| May 29, 2012

Carrier Transicold recently introduced two new models in its X2 series of trailer refrigeration units, the 2500 APX and 2100 APX, both featuring the APX control system. The units’ APX control system combines distributed, modular electronics, ...

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