Court rejects EPA’s Navistar engine exemption

Jack Roberts | June 12, 2012

A court rejected the ruling that allowed Navistar to sell heavy-duty diesel engines that don’t comply with emissions standards.

Mack expands natural gas lineup to long-haul trucks

| June 12, 2012

Mack Trucks recently announced a 2013 expansion of natural gas-powered products in the latest versions of its Pinnacle and Granite models. Both models will use the Cummins Westport ISX12, and customer testing is scheduled to ...

Bendix stability systems now standard on Peterbilt models

| June 12, 2012

The Bendix Electronic Stability Program full-stability system with automatic traction control is now standard on the majority of Peterbilt’s Class 8 trucks and tractors, including the new 579, Bendix has announced. Bendix Wingman Advanced, a ...

EPA-compliant reefer generator

| June 12, 2012

Carrier Transicold announced a new line of what it says are ultra-efficient transport refrigeration unit and generator set, dubbed EcoForward, for compliance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's diesel emissions standards, which are set to change ...

USA Truck names April Driver of the Month

| June 12, 2012

USA Truck has named Dwyte B. Putman as its April 2012 Driver of the Month. Putman has been with USA Truck since July 2010. He was nominated for Driver of the Month by his fleet ...

Colorado truck stops offering streaming videos of highways

Jill Dunn | June 12, 2012

Colorado is installing HDTV monitors at truck stops to offer streaming video on roadway, weather and traffic conditions on major highways.

Diesel drops 6.5 cents, lowest in 8 months

| June 12, 2012

The national average retail diesel price fell 6.5 cents to $3.781 a gallon during the week ended June 11. The average price is 17.3 cents below the same week last year.

House defeats transportation bill spending cap motion

| June 11, 2012

The House has defeated a motion to instruct conferees on the transportation reauthoriziation bill that would have limited spending for 2013.

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