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Week of August 31, 2015

Parking Shortage Worsens 
New Truck Registrations Rise; US Heavy-Duty Fleet Expands 
Fleets Still Rely on Higher Pay to Retain, Attract TL Drivers  
Evel Knievel’s ‘Big Red’ Mack Restored for Documentary on Famous Daredevil (with photos, video) 
Volvo Shows Adaptive Loading System; Fleets Cite Safety, Fuel Benefits in Tests 
PeopleNet to Roll Out New Platform, Adding Android Devices, Driver Apps 
Lightweighting Can Help Haul More Freight, But Few Carriers Interested, Study Finds 
FedEx Moves Bid Forward, Makes Offer for TNT Shares 
July Trailer Orders Drop Vs. June 
Pension Fund Targets Fall for Disclosing Benefit Cuts 
Developers Converting Shipping Containers Into Structures for Business, Residential Use 

Week of August 24, 2015

Truck Tonnage Rises 3.7%  
Wal-Mart Driver Tops Field at National Championships 
Private Fleets Widen Search for Drivers to Support Growth 
Diesel Average Dips 0.2¢ to $2.615 in 12th Consecutive Weekly Decline 
European Commission Sets New Decision Date For Merger of FedEx, TNT 
Low-Rolling-Resistance Tires Save Fuel  
Volvo, Mack Join Omnitracs to Create Telematics Product 
Trucking Cautious as Greenhouse-Gas Plan Attracts Support, Outcry at Federal Hearing 
CARB Touts ‘Most Promising’ Technologies That Could Cut GHG Output From Reefers 
Kane Is Able Sues Volvo, Two Other Suppliers Over Fire, Explosion on CNG-Powered Tractor 

Week of August 17, 2015

Trucking Firms Gain Liability Protection Through Use of Video Onboard Cameras (includes video) 
Platoon Use to Begin in ’16 (includes video) 
Truck Sales Climb 24% in July 
Board Recommends Testing of Hair as New Option for Drug Screenings 
Groups Say Parties Are Making Progress in Effort to Form N.Y.-N.J. Chassis Pool 
Diesel Price Drops 5.1¢ to $2.617 
Darling, Graves Praise Drivers as NTDC Competition Begins 
Sales of Nat Gas-Powered Trucks Slow as Diesel Prices Plummet, Reports Say 
Senate Panel OKs Tax Relief For Equipment, Alt Fuels 
NTSB Blames Wal-Mart Driver's Fatigue in Fatal Crash That Hurt Comedian Morgan 

Week of August 10, 2015

UPS to Buy Coyote Logistics 
Drivers Set to Take the Field In St. Louis for 2015 NTDC  
Cummins Maintains Engine Share Lead, But Continues to Lose Ground to OEMs 
Appeals Court Reinstates Lawsuit Over Use of N.Y. Thruway Toll Funds 
Used-Truck Pricing Remains Stable As Availability Improves, Analysts Say 
More Companies Report Upbeat 2Q Results 
Darling Nominated to Run FMCSA 
DOT Analysis of HOS Rule Gets Mixed Review in Audit 
GAO Urges More Oversight of Third-Party CDL Testers 
Diesel Average Drops for 10th Straight Week, Reaching Lowest Level Since October 2009 

Week of August 03, 2015

June Trailer Orders Jump  
Congress Passes 3-Month Patch to Continue Highway Funding 
Growth in International Business Aids UPS’ Profits in 2nd Quarter 
Most LTL Profits Rise in 2Q, Lifted by Higher Freight Rates 
Truck Dealers Say Telematics Advancements Can Help Attract New Crop of Technicians 
DTNA, Zonar Expect Growth in Predictive Maintenance 
Carriers Seek Dismissal of Suits Filed by TransVantage Bankruptcy Trustee 
Caterpillar, Navistar to End Vocational Venture; Plan to Build Severe-Duty Trucks Independently 
CRST Founder Herald Smith Dies at 91; Iowa-Based Fleet Is One of Largest in US 
Diesel Drops 5.9¢ to $2.723; Lowest Price in Nearly Six Years 

Week of July 27, 2015

Tonnage Growth Still Tepid 
All New UPS Class 8 Tractors Will Have Collision Mitigation (with video) 
Senate Road Bill Would Remove CSA Scores From Public View 
Secretary Foxx Touts P3s for Infrastructure Projects 
Intermodal Volume Setting Record Pace, But Operational Issues Plague Shippers 
Diesel Average Drops 3.2¢ to $2.782 for Eighth Straight Weekly Decline 
Groups Say Road Funding Threatened by Proposal on Ground Ozone Limit 
Rate Gains Help Most TL Firms to Boost Second-Quarter Profits 
Volvo, Daimler Post Stronger 2Q Results as Truck Sales Climb in North America 
I-10 Bridge Repairs Continue After Collapse Snarls Traffic 
Rail Shippers Seek New Rules to Promote Rate Competition 

 
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