Used truck market: The toll of emissions standards, recession

| September 18, 2012

Used truck customers – including first-time buyers – will find qualifying for financing the easiest it’s been since the recession, say analysts and lenders. They’ll also find the trucks to be older and more expensive.

Diesel price rises a fraction of a cent

| September 17, 2012

The national average retail diesel price climbed for the 11th consecutive week, climbing 0.3 cent to $4.135 a gallon.

Ryder to pay $1M for California violations

| September 17, 2012

Ryder says its lack of documentation had no effect on air quality and it is allocating 25 percent of the settlement toward regional natural gas vehicle infrastructure.

Severe-duty disaster relief

Amanda Bayhi | September 16, 2012

The First Response Team of America utilizes top heavy trucks and equipment to in a philanthropic effort to provide disaster relief wherever it is needed.

Allison to produce gearless transmissions

| September 13, 2012

Allison Transmission Holdings, Dana Holding Corp. and Fallbrook Technologies have announced plans for high-efficiency transmissions to serve the commercial truck and other vehicular markets.

Icahn threatens legal action against Navistar

| September 12, 2012

Navistar investor Carl Icahn issued a letter Tuesday to the company’s board of directors saying that if his demands for new board seats for shareholders are not met, he will pursue legal action.

Diesel ticks up half a cent

| September 11, 2012

The national average retail diesel price climbed for the 10th consecutive week, climbing 0.5 cent to $4.132 a gallon.

No. 1 construction equipment theft: Trucks and trailers

| September 10, 2012

The annual Construction Equipment Theft Study from LoJack, a leading provider of vehicle tracking and recovery systems, once again this year saw trucks and trailers in the top spot of stolen equipment.

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