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Diesel’s summer decline continues

The average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.379, a 2.3-cent drop from the previous week’s price.

Court date set for ELD lawsuit

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals is set to hear oral arguments in September in OOIDA's quest to overturn the DOT's electronic logging device mandate.

Daimler truck revenue slides on weak NAFTA demand

Daimler predicted demand for medium- and heavy-duty trucks perceptibly below the prior year volume for the remainder of the year.

Cummins introduces new suite of OTA engine connectivity options for ’17 engine lineup

Cummins on Friday, July 22, in addition to unveiling its 2017 engine lineup, introduced a new package of engine connectivity options that give fleets the ability to update their trucks’ ...

Mack bullish on truck sales next year, but dropping production to close 2016

Mack is also concerned about sluggish manufacturing and the strength of the U.S. dollar.

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SoCal carrier, drivers propose $5M settlement

The non-profit organizations say the company, QTS, Inc., and related entities such as LACA Express and Win Win Logistics, misclassified drivers as independent contractors. The companies then filed for bankruptcy ...

Two hours exemptions extended to five years

FMCSA extended hours exemptions for the Department of Energy and WestRock to five years from the date the exemptions were granted.

Inspection regulations see minor changes

FMCSA amended its several provisions in its FMCSRs mainly for clarification purposes, and in doing so, removed the ability for carriers to use roadside inspections as their annual inspections, among ...

FMCSA extends some regulatory waivers, makes some hours exemptions permanent

FMCSA, in compliance with the FAST Act of 2015, has made permanent some hours of service exemptions and instituted several other regulatory changes.

CCJ Market Movers panel to focus on e-commerce’s impact on trucking

E-commerce and its effects on the trucking industry will be the topic of discussion during the CCJ Market Movers town hall-style discussion at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas ...

Tesla says electric heavy-duty truck already in development

Tesla says an electric semi could be ready for unveiling next year.

June trailer orders continue skid, hit lowest point in 7 years

Orders have totaled 271,000 units the last 12 months with backlogs falling to their lowest level since September 2014.

Volvo confirms 300 layoffs coming to Va. truck plant amid poor truck orders

Volvo this week said it will be cutting about 300 workers at its North River Valley truck plant in Dublin, Va., due to the past year's downturn in Class 8 ...

DOT delays online carrier registration system implementation until January

Kelly Regal, FMCSA associate administrator of research and information technology, said the agency is updating its IT systems and migrating existing data to new servers, which is causing the delay ...