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DOT proposes requiring speed limiters on heavy-duty trucks, doesn’t specify speed limit

International offering 4-year Truck Powertrain Warranty on DuraStar

The 4-year/unlimited miles and hours integrated powertrain warranty on the DuraStar features engine ratings offered in the Cummins ISB6.7 diesel powered engine.

Trucking’s disruptors: e-commerce and uberization, panel says

Trucking companies involved in e-commerce can look forward to "multiple years of tremendous growth," predicts Covenant Transportation Group President David Parker, due in large part ...

Isotrak releases ELD-compliant logging app

The new application has an intuitive, easy-to-use interface so drivers can focus on safety and their deliveries, the company says.

Panel: U.S. carriers increasingly opting for automated tech, advanced safety systems

Driverless trucks may not be around the corner, but automation and advanced safety technology still appears to be making itself at home in North American ...

Efficiency, effective policies key to managing a safety audit

The best way to write a success story with a safety audit is to avoid one in the first place.

Cummins adds two new torque ratings for ISX12

The ISX12 will continue to be Cummins vocational and regional/bulk-haul engine through next year, and will be available through the end of 2018.
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Shippers changing behavior due to e-commerce, panelists say

A panel of leading economic and business leaders in the trucking industry discussed the changes and evolution of shipping behavior during the CCJ Market Movers ...

Navistar making Bendix ABS, valves, air dryers and compressors standard on International trucks

Navistar will make Bendix ABS-8 Advanced antilock braking system, Bendix valves and Bendix air dryers standard equipment on its trucks.

Carriers, brokers using tech to improve bid response during 2016 freight recession

Bid packages from shippers can be time consuming with hundreds - and potentially thousands - of lanes to analyze and respond to with pricing.

Chevron unveils new line of Delo 400, customer consultation service

Chevron says its new Delo 400 line will be the most advanced to-date.

NACFE: Trucking industry made fuel economy strides in 2015 via fuel-saving tech, add-ons

“Investing in efficiency technologies is the new normal. And these fleets are continuing to make investments because they do not want to be caught short ...

New diesel engine oils hit the market soon

Capping a more than 5 year development program, the new oils – CK-4 and FA-4 – officially hit the market Dec. 1.

U.S. Bank creates single Voyager Fleet Card for class 1-8 vehicles; TravelCenters of America accepts

U.S. Bank announced a new single Voyager Fleet Card solution for fleets that have local and OTR operations and mixed vehicle classes.

Phase 2 rule could lead to further integration of aluminum, lightweight alloys

Research conducted by Ricardo Consulting Engineers suggests an "aluminum-intensive" Class 8 commercial tractor-trailer could reduce vehicle weight by 3,300 pounds.