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Scott Darling to continue to head FMCSA, drops ‘acting administrator’ title

T.F. Scott Darling, chief counsel for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, will continue to run the agency following the end of his seven-month tenure as acting administrator, FMCSA said ...

DTNA bullish on 2015 truck market, says future regs should foster ‘free thinking’

During a press dinner at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., Martin Daum, president and chief executive officer of Daimler Trucks North America, shared his company’s optimism for ...

MATS recap: All of CCJ’s coverage of news and announcements from the Mid-America Trucking Show

Volvo truck boss discusses truck strategy at HDMA breakfast

Olof Persson, president of Volvo AB, discussed the company trucking arm's direction and strategy at the Heavy Duty Manufacturing Association (HDMA) at the 25th Annual Breakfast Briefing at the Mid-America Trucking Show in ...

Driver who saved cop from prisoner named Goodyear’s Highway Hero

Clint Blackburn, a Kentucky driver who saved a law enforcement official from an attack by a hostile prisoner, was named the 32nd Goodyear Highway Hero Thursday at the Mid-America Trucking ...

PeopleNet announces new OEM remote diagnostics partnerships

At the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., PeopleNet announced it has been selected as the telematics partner for Peterbilt’s SmartLINQ and Kenworth’s TruckTech+ remote vehicle diagnostics systems set ...

Dana introduces single-reduction axle and new disconnect axle concept

Dana Holding Corporation unveiled two new axles during a press conference at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., a single-reduction axle for 6x2 and 4x2 applications as well ...

Freightliner turns heads with SuperTruck concept vehicle

Navistar makes OnCommand free and standard on all International trucks, adds new options to ProStar ES spec

Navistar’s OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system will now be free and standard on all 2007 and newer model International trucks, the company announced this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show ...

Trucking Moves America Forward meets first year $1M goal, announces new initiatives

In the first year since its official launch at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., Trucking Moves America Forward has reached its initial goal of $1 million in ...

Peterbilt announced upgrades to 579 EPIQ, autonomous vehicle work

Peterbilt Motors introduced enhancements to its Model 579 EPIQ that it says can improve fuel efficiency up to 14 percent. The company also announced new models or expanded versions of ...

Kenworth launches ICON 900 premium truck at Mid-America Trucking Show

Kenworth announced Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., the launch of a customized, limited edition, premium truck – the ICON 900. The ICON 900 is a highly stylized ...

WABCO launches advanced collision mitigation system

WABCO launched its most advanced collision mitigation system yet at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., this morning. Nik Varty, president of WABCO's North American business, said the new ...

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CCJ Indicators: Tonnage falls in Feb. as weather slows economy, linehaul rates climb

A look at a few economic indicators reported this week: ATA reports February tonnage drop: The amount of freight carried by the for-hire trucking industry, as measured by the American Trucking ...