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US Bank debuts OTR MasterCard

US Bank is introducing a new Over-The-Road credit card that is optimized for fleet management across the country. Kurt Adams, president of corporate payment system for US Bank and Max Fuller, CEO and Chairman of US Xpress unveiled the new card at ATA today. The new Master Card is based on a system that was initially developed for US Xpress and will now be offered to fleets nationwide. This move has been facilitated by U.S. Bank's ...

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Navistar reviewing more plant closings

Navistar CEO Lewis Campbell says company is reviewing all operations beyond its core North American truck and parts business to see whether any need to be adjusted, sold or closed as it seeks to increase profits.

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Cummins Westport announces new natural gas engine

The ISB6.7 G engine will be based on the Cummins ISB6.7 diesel engine and will use Cummins Westport’s spark-ignited, stoichiometric cooled exhaust gas recirculation technology.

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Nine up for Truck of Year honors

Jack Roberts, executive editor for Overdrive will serve as one of the judges and will be tweeting photos and impressions throughout the day Friday

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Polar Service Center moves

Polar Service  has moved to a new location in Rosemount, Minn., with eight service bays, 3,800 square-feet of parts inventory and parking for 75 trailers. The location is ASME National Board R-stamp certified and provides sales, parts and repairs, as well as other services, for all makes of tank bodies and trailers. The location will replace the service center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn., and is open from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through ...

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Bosselman opens shop in AZ

Bosselman Boss Truck Shops Inc. has opened a new location in Bellemont, Ariz., at I-40 Exit 185.

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DOT could leverage up to $50B in transportation investment

The DOT has announced the availability of up to $17 billion in loans for critical infrastructure projects across the country.

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States issue emergency waivers

Iowa’s and Wisconsin’s drought and Michigan’s fuel shortage have resulted in the states issuing emergency waivers for trucks.

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Viriginia I-95 toll proposal sparks opposition

Virginia’s plan to construct an Interstate 95 toll facility in Sussex County has resulted in challenges from state congressmen and VTA.

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Idle Free wins state award

Idle Free Systems is featured in a video produced by the Wisconsin State Energy Office, highlighting companies which have experienced growth and success through the funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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