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Seat covers

COVERALLs seat covers fit all high-back seats, mid back with headrest seats, and seats with or without armrests, in a tight, conforming shape using a side cinch-down lacing system. The covers are a polyester canvas blend and are liquid repellant and stain resistant, the company says. Each cover has six elastic pockets for storage. SEATS INCORPORATED, (800) 443-0615

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Diesel price up slightly

All regions remained above $3 a gallon, from the Lower Atlantic at $3.033 to California at $3.228.

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Firestone announces price increase

Prices on air springs for the North American heavy-duty aftermarket will increase up to 5 percent July 1.

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Trucking-specific iPhone app

iLoadFinder reads the iPhone’s GPS location and retrieves available loads within a certain radius of the iPhone.

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Daimler signs contracts at 3 plants

The truck maker announced 3-year collective bargaining agreements for three of its U.S. manufacturing plants in North Carolina.

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Daimler Trucks signs contracts at 3 plants

The truck maker announced 3-year collective bargaining agreements for three of its U.S. manufacturing plants in North Carolina.

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Idaho rest area to be closed

The rest area, located at the junction of U.S. 20 and Idaho Highway 75, will get a $2 million makeover.

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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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Old Dominion begins tour

Old Dominion Freight Line, based in Thomasville, N.C., will begin April 21 a nationwide truck tour.

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Daimler Trucks offers e-mail savings

Daimler Trucks North America, based in Portland, Ore., offers commercial truck operators the option to receive e-mail notifications of offers containing savings on commonly-used parts, service and preventive maintenance repairs.

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