Rush centers prosper with oil field development

| December 12, 2012

The Texas oil and gas field boom of the last few years has also been a boom for much of the state’s economy, and that includes the Rush Truck Centers facility in San Antonio.

NASCAR champ team leans on transporter

| December 12, 2012

Fan of the "Blue Deuce?" That's Brad Keselowski's Sprint Cup Championship-winning car. Here's what his transporter had to say about his role in the season.

Obama applauds Detroit Diesel’s new plant

| December 11, 2012

Obama visits to praise the company for its $120 million investment into a Redford, Mich.-based plant to build its DT12 automated-manual transmission.

Video: Ryan Hooten’s ’95 Pete 379

| December 10, 2012

Ryan Hooten's 1995 Peterbilt 379 — the centerpiece of his Ryan's Feed and Trucking grain hauling business in Santa Ynez, Calif. — is an ode to western motifs, leather and rawhide. Here's a brief interview ...

DOE: Natural gas will eat into diesel consumption

| December 06, 2012

By 2040, use of natural gas in heavy-duty vehicles will have displaced about 700,000 barrels per day of other heavy-duty fuels, like diesel, says the Department of Energy.

73-foot Capitol Christmas tree rides in on a Mack

| December 06, 2012

Following a 5,300-mile trek being pulled by a Mack Pinnacle, the 2012 Capitol Christmas tree was delivered to the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday.

Freight, the economy and alt fuels: CCJ Symposium roundup

| December 05, 2012

The Symposium delved into use of natural gas, the future of fuel surcharges, what freight will be like in 2013 and what to look for when buying equipment.

Trucker Christmas parades set for Saturday

| December 05, 2012

Eureka, Calif. and Riddle, Ore. will host the cities’ traditional Christmas parades of lighted trucks competing for prizes Saturday.

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