For-hire trucking companies added 700 payroll jobs in September on a seasonally adjusted basis as the overall U.S. economy added 114,000 nonfarm jobs.
In response to an ATRI report that determined CSA scores do not accurately portray a carrier's crash risk, FMCSA says the report actually shows evidence supporting the program's effectiveness.
Cummins says it's responding to a weak global economy by cutting costs while maintaining investments in growth programs with planned work week reductions, shutdowns at some manufacturing facilities and some targeted work force reductions.
After declining for two consecutive weeks, the U.S. average diesel price rose 1.5 cent to $4.094 a gallon during the week ended Monday, Oct. 8.
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.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September following three consecutive months of slight contraction.
The engine maker has received certification for its ISX15 engine from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, meeting both the EPA 2013 regulations and the new greenhouse gas and fuel-efficiency rules that will take effect in 2014.
The agency says motor carriers are being targeted by letters attempting to obtain bank information.
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