Q&A: CCTA’s Joe Rajkovacz on emissions regs and their impact on truck costs

A recent decision by a federal court denied the California Construction Trucking Association's appeal of the EPA’s greenhouse gas standards based on a lack of standing. CCTA's Joe Rajkovacz

UPS investing in renewable fuels for California fleet

Mike Whitlatch, vice president of global energy and procurement for UPS, says UPS has a goal of driving one billion miles on alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet by the end of 2017.

T. Boone Pickens: ‘I think you’re looking at $100-plus for oil forever’

Pickens says U.S. producers, who at their peak had more than 1,600 rigs drilling for oil, are responsible for the decline in oil prices.

Earnings report roundup: Celadon, Saia, UPS, Roadrunner, Old Dominion, Con-way

Some of the country's largest fleets have reported their 2015 first quarter earnings. Here's a look at the numbers.

Agility Fuel Systems, Cummins announce partnership

The partnership will include technology development and integration of software and hardware between Cummins' natural gas engines and Agility's onboard fuel storage and delivery system.

Diesel prices continue to rise, jump 4.3 cents over previous week

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel increased 4.3 cents in the week ending May 4, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

Rush Enterprises bringing new CNG fueling system to market

At the ACT Expo in Dallas, Texas Monday, Momentum introduced the industry’s first complete compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system solution for Class 6 to Class 8 trucks.

TCA presents Safety Professional of the Year award

Clare C. Casey Award winner Dean Newell, Maverick Safety Vice President, began his career with Maverick in 1985 as a driver.

Trucker strike ends at three Southern Calif. drayage companies, continues at fourth

Southern California truckers demanding reclassification as employees have quit striking at three of the four non-union drayage firms they began picketing last Monday.

Ryder among ‘America’s Best Employers’

Ryder System, Inc. has been named one of Forbes’ “America’s Best Employers,” ranking 62nd out of 500 on the list.

Proposed rule to amend medical qualifications for drivers with diabetes open for comment

A proposed rule in the Federal Register would amend the FMCSA’s medical qualification standards to allow drivers with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) to operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce without seeking an exemption.

CCJ Indicators: Rates dip slightly, trailer builds increase, NAFTA freight grows

Rounding up recent trucking economic indicators: Rates slipped slightly as capacity rose, the trailer order market remains solid and trucking's share of cross-border freight continues to grow.

Mack showcases ‘ruggedized’ mDrive HD transmission

Mack officially showcased its latest automated-manual transmission offering to industry trade press this week. The transmission is a beefier version of Mack's original mDrive and packs an array of special new features.