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2014-04-17 08:21:13

Truck manufacturers are using digital e-retailing channels to enhance customer reach MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The improved economic environment in developing and developed economies is restoring business confidence and pushing up the global sales volumes of medium-heavy duty trucks. Truck buyers are particularly looking for medium-heavy duty trucks with advanced telematics solutions, green powertrain technologies, and safety enhancement technologies, such as...

2014-04-10 23:30:30

Julie Butcher, a personal injury attorney in Lexington, Kentucky, and member of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, commented today on the trucking industry’s continuing criticism of the DOT’s 2013 limits on trucker drive times. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Julie Butcher heads a law office in Lexington and has been advocating for those wrongfully injured in tractor-trailer accidents in Kentucky since 1994. Today she criticized members of the...

2014-04-09 08:22:40

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Simply no other pickup on the market matches Power Wagon's on- and off-road capability -- Standard 6.4-liter HEMI® V-8 with best-in-class 410 horsepower and 429 lb.-ft. of torque features unsurpassed powertrain warranty - five years/100,000 miles -- Unique "Ram Articulink" front suspension system incorporates high movement joints and sway-bar disconnecting system, allowing for...

2014-04-03 12:21:10

ARLINGTON, Va., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations is pleased to welcome Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam) as the newest sponsor of ATA's show trucks: Interstate One and the Share the Road. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Both Interstate One and the Share the Road trucks are driven by an elite group of professional drivers with millions of miles of accident-free driving, and now as part of this sponsorship agreement...

2014-04-02 20:20:06

Illinois-based trucking company declared to be an imminent hazard to public safety WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered DND International, Inc., USDOT No. 1434005, to immediately shut down after declaring the Naperville, Illinois-based trucking company to be an imminent hazard to public safety. FMCSA investigators found the carrier had committed widespread, serious...

2014-03-27 16:22:14

Truck Driver Rescues Fellow Trucker Who Fell From Burning Rig That Was Suspended Over Freeway Overpass AKRON, Ohio, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A truck driver who rescued another trucker who had fallen from a burning tanker truck that was hanging over the side of a freeway overpass has been named the 31(st) Goodyear Highway Hero. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO Chosen from four finalists, Ivan Vasovic of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., today accepted the 31(st)...

2014-03-27 08:22:42

OnCommand Connection, Diamond Logic and AMTs provide customers with more options and control LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar, Inc. today addressed advancements in technology that help maximize vehicle uptime while offering customers more options and control. Technologies such as OnCommand((TM)) Connection, Diamond Logic(®) and fully automatic and automated manual transmissions (AMTs) make vehicles more fuel efficient, safer, capable and more productive....

2014-03-26 16:20:33

"Trucking Moves America Forward" Enhances Industry Image, Public Perception LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The trucking industry announced today the launch of its industry-wide image and education campaign "Trucking Moves America Forward" at the Mid-America Trucking Show with support from a diverse group of industry influencers including leading executives, professional truck drivers and technicians. "Trucking Moves America Forward" is an industry-wide...

2014-03-17 12:21:03

Work Truck Show 2015 Exhibit Space Nearly Sold Out FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indianapolis, IN, was once again the center of the vocational truck universe as more than 10,000 industry professionals gathered for The Work Truck Show(®) 2014, March 5-7 at the Indiana Convention Center. The event featured significant new product introductions, a day-and-a-half Green Truck Summit, more than 60 educational sessions, and a record number of ride-and-drive...

2014-03-16 20:20:06

Dynamic Routing, Zone Jumping, Commercial Pick & Pack, Dedicated Drop Units, Paperless Operations, and New Federal Fuel Regulations for Trucks NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., March 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Matheson Flight Extenders management team analyzes current issues and new developments to determine their impact and potential benefit for the transport industry and the U.S. Postal System. Here are some company perspectives on emerging trends. "There are several innovative...