Volvo President Goran Nyberg said the company’s 2014 engines are getting higher fuel economy than the company originally expected, besting their 2013 counterparts by 3 percent, rather than the 2 percent Volvo predicted.
Driver image is a two-sided issue, OOIDA's Todd Spencer said: Part of image, he says, in addition to what the public and trucking outsiders think, is also what truck drivers think of themselves.
ACT 1 officially unveiled a new image campaign for the industry aimed at attracting drivers, educating the public about the industry’s ubiquitous role in American life and the U.S. economy and changing policy makers’ perceptions ...
Bendix covered a variety of topics at its annual breakfast press event in Louisville at the Mid-America Trucking Show March 26, ranging from autonomous trucks, collision mitigation technology, the economy and its SafetyDirect driver/truck monitoring ...
A committee for the National Council on Weights and Measures has recommended that liquified natural gas be sold in terms of a diesel gallon equivalent rather than in units of mass, as it is now. ...
Propane haulers in 36 states are exempt from federal hours-of-service regulations until May 31, as President Barack Obama signed a bill into law March 21 that extends waivers first granted in February by FMCSA.
As part of the 25,000-engine recall issued last month Cummins and Cummins-Westport earlier this month, more than 2,000 2014-2015 Kenworth and Peterbilt model trucks have been recalled, along with more than 3,200 2008-2015 Freightliner, Sterling ...
The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell in the week ended March 17 to $4.003 a gallon, according to the DOE. That's the biggest drop since mid-January.
James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at email@example.com.
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