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Bryan Nicholson of Delta, Pa., has logged more than 1.1 million miles hauling dry freight in this 2000 Kenworth W900L, which he calls his portable office. The truck runs on a 600-hp Caterpillar and an 18-speed transmission, and is fully equipped with a laptop, printer, fax machine, copier and scanner.

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iPhone app as dealer lot

The folks at CommercialTruckTrader.com have introduced the latest in iPhone apps from the heavy duty trucking industry, and with it comes the following slick, simple, well-soundtracked video, detailing the app's truck-searching and social functionality. And thinking about on the past year or so, which saw at least three trucking-related iPhone apps detailed in these pages -- the most interesting being the informational/social Trucker app by the folks at AsktheTrucker.com -- I don't think it's too early ...

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Clothes, fuel and computers lead factory report

Clothing was one of nine growing sectors that produced the fifth consecutive month of expansion for the nation’s manufacturing sector.

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Index at year’s highest level

The seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.7 percent in November.

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Cummins natural gas engine available in Kenworth tractors

Cummins Westport ISL G natural gas engines are available in Kenworth T800 short hodd and W900S models.

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Joplin Petro wins service award

A Petro station in Joplin, Mo., won a high-ranking service award from a national automotive service group.

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TA opens Calif. center

TravelCenter of America opened a 4,0000-square-foot store on I-5 at Laval Road in Wheeler Ridge, Calif.

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Truckers participate in holiday parades to raise funds

Trucks are the stars of some holiday parades, where truckers decorate their vehicles in Christmas lights.

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Back On the Road deadline Dec. 6

Back On the Road nominations will be accepted through Dec. 6, Arrow Truck Sales announced.

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Exide charged up over Extreme Cycler 200 battery

Exide's Extreme Cycler 200 battery is a Group 31 product engineered to handle not just the high-energy needs of a modern commercial vehicle, but the greater power demands driven by no-idle legislation. The product is designed to provide deeper discharge, more vibration resistance and higher cycling than conventional flooded product. Available with a power level of 700 cold-cranking amps (CCA) and 200 minutes reserve capacity (RC), the flooded product is a bridge between the company's pre-existing ...

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