Manufacturing expands for first time in four months

| October 02, 2012

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September following three consecutive months of slight contraction.

Cummins ISX15 earns EPA 2014 certification

| October 02, 2012

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.

DOT warns of fake letters

| October 01, 2012

The agency says motor carriers are being targeted by letters attempting to obtain bank information.

Diesel drops fraction of a cent

| October 01, 2012

The U.S. average diesel price declined for the second consecutive week, dropping 0.7 cent to $4.079 a gallon.

Congress passes Military CDL Act of 2012

| October 01, 2012

The U.S. House and Senate passed a bill intended to ease the transition of recent veterans into jobs as commercial truck drivers.

Pride & Polish: Business class?

| October 01, 2012

Expediting owner-operators Linda and Bob Caffee, after participating in the GATS Pride & Polish in 2012, offered up an idea for a new class focused on biz performance and professionalism.

Navistar discontinues MaxxForce 15, drops ICT+ terminology

| September 26, 2012

Navistar announced today at that it will drop its MaxxForce 15-liter heavy-duty diesel engine in favor of the Cummins ISX15.

Natural gas station network coming to Southeast

| September 25, 2012

Nopetro, a supplier of turnkey natural gas fueling stations, opened the first of 19 compressed natural gas fueling stations as part of a planned regional network.

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