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Medical board’s rec’s to FMCSA on sleep apnea could preview rule

Panel: Shippers changing behavior due to e-commerce

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.
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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.

Indicators: Tonnage continues to fall, spot market freight dips

Freight tonnage for the for-hire trucking industry slipped again in July. The spot market also saw a decline in freight volume. More numbers here...

International offering full Bendix wheel-end package on range of heavy-duty trucks

International Trucks is now offering a full wheel-end bundle from Bendix on a range of its medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

Crime report: Texas drug tester debarred, more on Florida CDL test scheme

A Florida man pleaded guilty in relation to a Florida CDL testing scheme, and the owner of a Texas drug testing company was debarred by ...

Diesel prices jump 6.6 cents in most recent week

Despite the 7-cent increase in the region, the cheapest fuel can still be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.249 per gallon.

Phase 2 puts trucking in familiar yet unchartered water

It would take more than 60 of today's generation clean diesel trucks to equal the emissions from a single truck built before 1990. That and ...

Peterbilt adds Bendix Wingman Fusion to Models 579, 567

Wingman Fusion is built on the Bendix ESP full stability system, advancing and integrating technologies from previous Bendix collision mitigation systems.