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Week of September 26, 2016

DOT Supports Automation 
Vos Repeats as Champion, Leads FedEx at SuperTech 
August Truck Tonnage Rises 5.9%; ATA Cites US Freight Volatility 
Safety Tech, Cameras Can Help Fleets Prevent Claims, Insurance Brokers Say 
Execs Make Case for Natural Gas Trucks 
McLeod Sees Opportunity in ‘Uncertain Times’ 
Daimler Targets Urban Uses With Electric Concept Vehicles 
Crete Carrier Chairman Acklie Dies at 84 
FedEx First-Quarter Earnings Climb 12.7% 
Tough Times for Intermodal as Freight Slows, Execs Say 
Trucking Airs Concerns to House Panel; HOS Restart, Highway Funding Top List 

Week of September 19, 2016

Driver Pay Levels Flatten 
August Class 8 Sales Drop 26.1% in 9th Straight Monthly Decline 
Growth of Global Transportation Providers Spurs Port Expansion, Inland Development 
Platooning Advances in Michigan 
Connected-Vehicle Spectrum Fight Intensifies 
Trucking’s Ground Game Gets NFL to Kickoffs 
Volvo Unveils SuperTruck at DOE, Joins Stage 2 of Research Project 
Hanjin’s Stranded Cargo Begins to Flow at US Ports 
Fleets Fret Over Claims on Bad Hanjin Cargo 
CRST Buys Gardner to Broaden Services 

Week of September 12, 2016

VW to Buy Navistar Stake 
Hanjin Bankruptcy Saddles Trucking Fleets With Widespread Losses, Executives Say 
Freightliner Updates Cascadia; Boosts Connectivity, Efficiency 
America’s 3.5 Million Truck Drivers to Be Recognized With Salutes, Gifts 
Mack Unveils 2017 Engines, Transmissions Designed to Meet Tighter GHG Standards 
Some Freight Carriers Raising Rates Despite Uncertain Market Conditions 
Navistar’s Clarke Reports Progress in Overcoming Past Engine Woes 
Largest Ever Ship Line Failure Triggers Broad Cargo Turmoil 

Week of September 05, 2016

Speed Limiters Proposed 
Large TL Churn at 5-Year Low in Sluggish Market, ATA Says 
Veterans’ Military Experience and Skills Create Ideal Match for Fleets Seeking Drivers Amid Shortage, Executives Say 
Diesel Average Climbs 3.9¢ to $2.409; Gasoline Increases 4.4¢ to $2.237 
Natural-Gas Advocates Claim Victories in Phase 2 GHG Emissions Regulation 
Truck-Involved Crash Deaths Rise; Highest Total Since ’08, DOT Says 
Toll Management Companies Expand as Demand Increases 
NFI Settlement May Signal Rise in Federal Audits of Overtime Pay Practices 
Deficient Infrastructure, Congestion Cost California Motorists $53.6 Billion a Year 

Week of August 29, 2016

July Tonnage Rises 0.3% 
Truckload Pricing Ticks Up After Pressure in First Half 
Facing Increasing Regulatory, Business Pressures, Private Fleets Seek Assistance With Compliance 
Advisers Offer Sleep Apnea Guidelines as FMCSA Considers Health Proposal 
US Fleet Size Surpasses 4 Million, Report Says 
Pilot Program Allows Vets Ages 18-21 to Work as Interstate Drivers 
Brokers Offer Smartphone Apps for Truckers to Make It Easier to Find Available Freight 
Diesel Increases 6¢ to $2.370; Gasoline Rises 4.4¢ to $2.193 
Study Finds Continued Savings for 17 Fleets Through Use of Fuel-Efficient Technologies 
Competition Intensifies in Factoring Sector as Conditions Weaken in Trucking Market 

Week of August 22, 2016

CDL or Bust: Students Train to Become Truckers 
New GHG Rule Finalized  
Kenworth Enhances Product Line 
Wal-Mart’s White Captures National Truck Driving Championship 
Mobile Apps, Reserved Spaces Help Drivers Locate Available Parking 
July Class 8 Sales Tumble 39.8% 
Trailer OEMs Are First Group to Face New GHG Mandate 
Canada Plans to Require Use of Electronic Logs 
N.Y. Teamsters Fund to Seek US Approval to Slash Retiree Pension Benefits By 31% 
STB Upholds Bill of Lading Changes 

 
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