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Highway bill includes truck parking elements, court orders release of truck stop tiger, owner-operator finalists named, medical certificate changes start Jan. 30, driver shortage to worsen says FTR and more industry news items are featured.

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Daimler to increase Western Star production in Portland

Manufacturer aims to add second shift and ramp up production at its Western Star plant in Portland, Ore.

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Daimler to rebrand Detroit Diesel

Detroit Diesel will be known as the new Detroit brand of powertrain products.

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Breaker-breaker: Thursday Channel 19 news round-up

Tonight on American Trucker on the Speed Channel: You The third episode of the second season of the American Trucker documentary show on the Speed Channel is called, simply, "Independent." It will explore, well, guess who? The episode runs at 10p.m. eastern time, with replays throughout the week. See the full schedule. Or if you've as yet missed it, click on the cover image here to read Truckers News editor Randy Grider's story about the ...

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Pocket Tools

Dozens of new smart-phone apps can save you money, time and hassles. Best of all, many are free.

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Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.

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Alliance Truck Parts sponsors NASCAR race

Company has signed a 3-year naming rights deal with Michigan International Speedway.

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Daimler adds workers

More than 1,230 employees will be added to the company's manufacturing and administrative payroll in three locations.

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Demand pushing pay higher, Charlie Daniels to perform at Super Show, FMCSA sends CSA warning letters, opposition builds against hours proposal and more industry news items are featured.

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Daimler expects strong sales growth

Daimler had been projecting 20 percent to 25 percent growth, but could see it rise to 35 percent.

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