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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 adding 628 jobs in N.C. plants

Officials confirmed the company will add about 1,300 total jobs at all of its truck and parts manufacturing facilities during the first half of the year.

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U.S. Xpress exec gets milestone Freightliner

CEO Max Fuller took delivery of his 50,000th truck of a single make – Freightliner.

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Daimler, Volvo challenge Navistar test

Daimler Trucks North America and Volvo Trucks North America issued sharp rebukes of a “fluid economy” road test commissioned by Navistar.

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Daimler OKs Portland truck plant contract

The three-year collective bargaining agreements cover workers in four unions.

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Daimler increases truck production

Company announced it will recall approximately 540 workers to three of its manufacturing facilities in North Carolina.

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Back on the Road winner get a Volvo, a Highway hero is named, the FMCSA proposes texting ban, the FMCSA posts carrier safety data and more current issues are featured.

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Daimler’s Daum: Fuel efficiency is priority

Future product innovations will be driven by the market, not legislation, so higher costs will be offset by fuel efficiency.

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