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CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.

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Texas technicians rope Rush rodeo grand prizes — vids and more from the event

Sorting though the rich experience that was Rush Truck Centers' Tech Skills Rodeo, held last week in San Antonio, is I've found a task best approached over weeks rather than days. If you missed the results, read on, or see my story from last week here. It's impossible to get it all into the space of a single post or news piece, including as it did the drama of mutliple competitions, diverse educational opportunities for ...

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Scenes from the 2010 Rush Tech Skills Rodeo

I'm in San Antonio, Texas, this morning at the site of Rush Truck Centers' fifth annual Tech Skills Rodeo, which pits 65 (out of more than 700 entering) of the truck dealer/service center network's best diesel technicians against each other and a set of bugged vehicles. On the heavy-duty side of the competition, 15 techs each trying to beat the clock in Cummins, Caterpillar and Eaton categories -- with 45 minutes to troubleshoot rough running ...

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Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.

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Panel to look at trucking ‘2020’

A panel of trucking industry executives will examine the future during the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference.

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Talking recession, recovery and history in Oklahoma City with Marvin Rush

Amid recent headlines trumpeting growing manufacturing activity, freight volumes and truck and trailer sales, it’s tempting to look at Rush Enterprises’ expansive new facility in Oklahoma City off I-40 at the Council Road exit as yet another sign of the growing consensus that the Great Recession is either over or nearing its close and the trucking industry is in full-bore recovery. But not so fast, says Rush Chairman W. Marvin Rush (pictured here with Oklahoma Congresswoman ...

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Rush opens Oklahoma City facility

Rush Enterprises opened a brand-new 115,000-square-foot truck sales and service center.

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Rush buys Lake City International

San Antonio-based Rush Enterprises Inc. has purchased Lake City International for $38.7 million and is starting a new Navistar division, the truck dealership announced. The Lake City Companies operate dealerships in Utah, Idaho and Oregon offering commercial truck and bus sales, service, parts, finance and leasing business of brands including International, IC Bus, Autocar, Mitsubishi Fuso, Kalmar, Workhorse and Idealease truck leasing. Rush plans to purchase Lake City’s real estate no later than June 30 in a ...

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