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2017 NACV

Complete coverage of the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show from the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Sept. 25-28, 2017.

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NACFE's Mike Roeth

ATLANTA — After 50,107 miles driven over 99 driver-days, including battles with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, seven drivers from seven trucking companies gathered for a victory lap to celebrate 10.1 miles per gallon.

Container ships bound for Houston called on other ports as Hurricane Harvey slogged its way across the upper Texas coast and into the history books.

Nikola Motor Co. announced Bosch Group will play a key role in supplying powertrain components for its over-the-road and day cab Class 8 hydrogen-electric trucks, which are scheduled to come to market in 2021.

A parallel can be drawn between Greek mythology and the predicament trucking managers face in recruiting and retaining drivers.

Numerous studies by the Department of Transportation, the Association of State and Highway Transportation Officials, American Trucking Associations and the American Road and Transportation Builders Association have warned that the quality and quantity of U.S. transportation infrastructure is deficient and in dire need of permanent, long-term funding.

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A look at revenue generated by the world’s largest freight carriers shows a mixed picture. Check out our 2017 Transport Topics Top 50 Global Freight Carriers list.

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is Sept. 10-16, 2017. Here's a roundup of stories and social media postings that reflect how the industry was marking the event. 

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Dana Inc. named Christophe Dominiak its new chief technology officer, it said.

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