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Daimler partners with Cleaire

Daimler Trucks North America partnered with Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls to be the exclusive North American provider of Cleaire retrofit emission control systems.

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Freightliner continues NASCAR support

Freightliner Trucks NASCAR sponsorship for 2010 marks the fifth year the truck maker has been the official heavy duty truck sponsor of the sport.

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South Carolina closes 4 rest areas to save money

The locations are on I-95, both northbound and southbound at mile marker 17; on I-85 at mile marker 89; and on I-26 at mile marker 202.

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Truckers urge hours-of-service flexibility

Truckers urge hours-of-service flexibility

Speakers said existing rules are too restrictive and lead to increased fatigue, stress and log book cheating.

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Trade with Canada, Mexico drops 2.9% in November

U.S. surface transportation trade declined both from a year earlier and from October.

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TCA announces best carriers

Best Fleets to Drive For is an annual survey and contest identifying the North American for-hire trucking companies that provide the best workplace experiences.

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TCA announces 17 best carriers

Best Fleets to Drive For is an annual survey and contest identifying the North American for-hire trucking companies that provide the best workplace experiences.

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Bose introduces heavy-duty suspension seat

Bose introduces heavy-duty suspension seat

The Bose Ride system replaces a conventional air ride truck seat with a Bose suspension base and integrated, custom designed seat top.

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GATS adds economic recovery outlook session

The Great American Trucking Show is adding the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference to its lineup of events for August. Presented by the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association, CVOC will assemble leaders from all segments of the trucking industry to share insights on the state of the recovery and what the industry must do to survive and thrive in the fourth quarter and beyond.   “The Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference promises to be a high-level event that will attract even ...

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U.S. truck tonnage increases in December

U.S. truck tonnage as calculated by the American Trucking Associations jumped 6.6 percent in December over the same month in 2008, the first year-over-year increase in 15 months, ATA said Jan. 25. ATA’s seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index increased 2.1 percent in December from November after a 2.6 percent decrease from October to November.

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