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July Truck Sales Up 22.5% 
U.S. retail sales of heavy-duty trucks jumped 22.5% in July to 18,793 units from a year ago, marking the first back-to-back monthly percentage gains above 20% in more than two years, WardsAuto.com reported.

Corporate Fleets Add Capacity With Use of Dedicated Service 
The nation’s largest corporate fleet operators are responding to increased demand for freight hauling by lining up more dedicated hauling capacity, expanding in-house truck fleets and, in some cases, outsourcing transportation services.

Cummins Boosts Plant Spending in Bid to Make 500 Engines Daily 
LAKEWOOD, N.Y. — Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. is boosting its annual rate of investment in its 40-year-old Jamestown Engine Plant here by more than 50%, with a goal of building 500 engines a day, most of them ISX15s.





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Volvo’s North American Deliveries Rise 21% in June
Volvo Group’s North American heavy-duty truck deliveries rose 21% in June from the same month last year, the company reported Aug. 21.

UPS Has Data Breach at 51 Stores
UPS Inc. said 51 of its UPS Store franchise service locations have been victimized by a data breach that revealed some customers’ personal information.

Cargo Rates Trigger Shipper Backlash as US Rails Soar
After CSX Corp. raised rates for shipping specialty gas by 41% over three years, Diversified CPC International Inc. had to shutter a production line near Chicago.


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