trucks

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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Agency to analyze impact of heavy truck emissions

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced plans to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for more fuel-efficient trucks.

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Florida to raise weight limit

Law will allow the state to issue special permits for vehicles up to 88,000 pounds on specific non-Interstate routes.

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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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Bills would retain truck lengths, weights

Senate, House measures would freeze truck lengths and weights on the National Highway System.

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Trucks on Pakistan’s Grand Trunk Road

If you missed National Public Radio's recent reporting along the Grand Trunk Road, an historic connection between far eastern and western sections of the Indian subcontinent, from Bengal to Peshawar in Pakistan, you probably missed this report by John Poole from a truckstop outside Islamabad. The stop, a rather informal spot on the Grand Trunk Road from his description of it, serves not only as stopover point but also as a sort of bazaar where artists ...

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Firm forecasts growing truck demand in 2011

A growing economy and tight capacity in the truckload sector could produce significant demand for new equipment, said ACT Research.

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Trailer orders surge in March

Commercial trailer net orders have posted year-over year growth for six consecutive months.

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Chrome technology

Lincoln Industries' NeverBlue technology provides an effective solution to meet both emissions regulations and prevent the "bluing" of highly cosmetic chrome.

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Bennett recruiting 200-plus owner-operators

A nationwide recruitment campaign to lease on more than 200 new owner-operators in 30 days.

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