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Week of November 23, 2015

Class 8 Sales Decline 12.6% 
Highway Bill Expected Soon; Long-Term Funding Uncertain 
More Tech Firms Target Trucking With Uber-like Shipping Model 
Early Tests Show Promise for Propane as Alternate Fuel for Heavy Trucks 
Atlanta Interchange Tops ATRI List of Worst Truck Bottlenecks in US 
Canadian Pacific Makes $28.1 Billion Offer for Norfolk Southern in Consolidation Move 
CARB Seeks EPA Approval for Amendments to 2011 Reefer Unit Emissions Regulations 
Senate Deals Setback to Twin 33s 
HOS Restart Suspension May Stay Through February 
Procedures at U.S. Borders Have Not Changed Following Latest Terrorist Attacks in Paris 
Black Friday Spending Spree Should Benefit Fleets 

Week of November 16, 2015

Analysts Growing Cautious on 2016 Trucking Outlook 
Eaton, Cummins Add Powertrain Options 
Bid to Increase Fuel Taxes to Continue Despite Opposition, Blumenauer Says 
Pace of Driver Raises Slows 
Truck Driver Arthur Cage Achieves 6 Million Safe Miles 
Removing Non-Fault Crashes Helps CSA Scores, ATRI Says 
Oregon Gov. Says Road Deal Unlikely in 2016 
Freight Firms Cheer Pacific Trade Deal 
House, Senate Delegates to Finalize Highway Bill 
Diesel Average Gains 1.7¢ to $2.502 

Week of November 09, 2015

Evolving Battery Systems Could Hold Key To Better Reliability, Power Management 
More Suppliers Are Unsure About Exhibiting at MATS 
Trucking Fleets Report Mixed Third-Quarter Profits 
House Passes Highway Bill 
Analysts: Amazon May Launch Own Package Delivery Fleet 
3Q Fleet Failures Remain Low, Aided by Fuel, Rates, Capacity 
Michigan OKs Fuel Tax Increase in $1.2 Billion Infrastructure Plan 
3Q Intermodal Freight Growth Slows to 3.4%; Fuel Prices, Capacity Stunt Domestic Business 
Lower Percentage of Trucks Out of Service Due to Brake Problems During Safety Event 
XPO Completes Con-way Purchase; Picks LTL Chief, Begins Cost Cuts 
October Class 8 Orders Down from Historic 2014 Month 
US Diesel Average Declines 1.3¢ to $2.485; Price Is $1.138 a Gallon Below Year Ago 

Week of November 01, 2015

Firms Try to Mimic Uber for Freight Shipments; Analysts See Both Opportunities and Pitfalls 
USDA to Raise Inspection Fees 187% on Imports From Canada, Mexico 
Wheel Makers Use Coatings in Battle Against Corrosion 
Trailer Orders Top 35,000 
Truckload Rate Growth Eases as Freight Demand Sputters 
UPS 3Q Earnings Increase 3.5% on Stronger Base Freight Rates 
Truckload Carriers Report Higher 3Q Profits; Cautious About Future Industry Conditions 
Used Truck Prices Slump at Auctions, Analysts Say 
Cummins to Cut Workforce as Truck Engine Sales Fall 
Texans Slated to Vote on Proposition 7, Which Provides $2.5 Billion for Roads 
House Preps Highway Bill After 35th Funding Patch 

Week of October 26, 2015

UPS’ Thomas Brings Advocacy Skills to Position as ATA’s New Chairman 
ATA Urges OEMs to Adopt Automatic Braking Systems 
Delays Growing for CDL Skills Testing; Industry Seeks More Data From States 
Truck Tonnage Gains 3.1% in September; Overall Growth Remains Uneven, ATA Says 
ATA Eyes Legislative Victories 
House Panel OKs 6-Year Road Bill; Funding Sources Still Unidentified 
Unity, Persistence Needed to Help Trucking Achieve Key Goals This Year, Graves Says 
FMCSA’s Darling Calls 2016 ‘the Year of Partnerships’ With Industry 
Technology Advancement Can Boost Safety, Enhance Driver Recruitment, Panelists Say 
EPA Touts Science, Data Gathering as Basis for Phase 2 Rule on GHG 
Osiecki Expects CSA Reform if Highway Bill Is Passed 
Trucking Benefiting From Economic Growth; Analysts Say US in World’s Strongest Position 

Week of October 19, 2015

Mack Inaugurates Drive-Axle Line After $30 Million Plant Investment 
Industry Rejects CSA Study Defending Crash-Risk Data 
R.I. Gov. Raimondo Says Economic Analysis Supports Plan to Implement Truck-Only Tolls 
FMCSA Reform, Freight In Road Bill, Shuster Says 
Trailer Makers Say GHG Plan Exceeds EPA’s Legal Authority 
Driver Training Officials Decry New CDL Regulations 
Lytx Upgrades Video-Based Safety System That Monitors Driver Fatigue, Distraction 
UTi Worldwide Agrees to Buyout by DSV Group for $1.35 Billion 
Diesel Jumps 6.4¢ to $2.556;Gasoline Rises 1.9¢ to $2.337 
Class 8 Purchases Rise 4.5% in September as Buyers Invest in More Efficient Models 


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