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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 

Week of July 20, 2015

OEMs Expand Air Disc Brake Offerings; Cost, Maintenance Concerns Slow Adoption 
Glider Industry May Lose Business Under GHG Plan, EPA, Makers Say 
FMCSA Says Final Rule Protects Privacy of Fleets’ Confidential Business Records 
June Heavy-Duty Sales Soar 
ATA: Turnover Drop ‘Significant’ 
House Passes 5-Month Highway Funding Bill 
Panel Votes to Hide Scores During Assessment of CSA 
Marten Transport, CSX Profits Rise 5%; Lower Fuel Prices Aid Both in 2nd Qtr. 
Gas Tops Diesel for First Time Since ’09 as Calif. Refinery Outages Pinch Supply 
FedEx Ground Workers Win in Kansas, Are Deemed Employees by Appeals Court 
Navistar Becomes 3rd OEM to Skip MATS Next Year 

Week of July 13, 2015

Top 100 Carriers Get More Selective With Freight as Capacity Remains Tight 
June Truck Orders Fall 26% 
Texas Man Bilks Oil Refiners in $78 Million Biodiesel Fraud 
Aero Installations to Shift To Factory Under GHG Rule 
Efforts to Cut Greenhouse Gases Must Ramp Up, McCarthy Says 
Trucking’s 2Q Earnings Expected to Climb on Higher Rates, Declining Fuel Prices 
Trailer Makers Are Ready to Supply 33-Foot Doubles  
EPA Grants Three-Year Extension for New Trailer Foam, Refrigerants 
Autonomous Technology Needs US Standards, Volvo Executive Tells Transportation Panel 
ATA Announces Sessions, Speakers For MCE in Philadelphia Oct. 17-20 

Week of July 06, 2015

Twin 33s Can Offer Benefits 
CSA Scores Should Better Align With Safety Risks, Report Says 
Trucking Stocks Slip in First Half of 2015 as Investors Worry About Economy, Rates 
Fischer Unveils Bills to Reform FMCSA, Let Drivers Under 21 Cross State Lines 
Rhode Island May Call Special Session in Fall to Consider Truck Toll Plan, Lawmaker Says 
Judge Sets July 24 Deadline for Motions to Dismiss Suits in TransVantage Case 
Element Strikes $6.9 Billion Deal for GE’s Fleet Management Unit 
Sophisticated Logistics Network Required to Ensure Flowers Arrive in Fine Form 
Late-Model Equipment Lifts Used-Truck Prices 

Week of June 29, 2015

GHG Proposal Generates Optimism, Caution 
Efficiency Goals Set for Tractors, Engines, Trailers  
Senate Panel Clears Twin 33s, Orders DOT to Move on E-Logs 
May Tonnage Growth Slowest in Two Years 
Senate Panel Unanimously Approves New Six-Year Highway Policy Bill 
Trucking Industry Expresses Support For FMCSA Plan to Reward Safety Steps 
Logistics Costs Rise to $1.45 Trillion in 2014, Highest Level Since Before the Recession 
First Trailer GHG Goals Attainable Utilizing Existing Tech, Makers Say 
GHG Rule Estimated to Cost $25 Billion but Offers $170 Billion in Savings 
US Proposal Promises to Lower Emissions, But Costs, Confusion Could Hinder Efforts 
Engine Parts Need Proper Torque Settings to Prevent Leaks, Breakage, Experts Say 

Week of June 22, 2015

Graves Urges Fuel-Tax Hike 
Cost of Trucks, Maintenance Offers Boost to Leasing Sector 
FedEx Settles Contractor Case 
Conspicuity Gear Helps Trailers Stand Out When Grime, Darkness Threaten Visibility 
FedEx’s 4Q Helped by Rates, Cost Cuts 
Hair Tests for Drug Use Poised for Endorsement 
Medium-Duty Sales Rise 3% in May 
ATA, NASTC File Opposition to Hours-Based Training Plan 
FMCSA Official Says Agency on Track to Finalize, Propose Many Key Rules 
House Passes Free Trade Legislation; Industry Execs Expect Economic Boost 
Diesel Falls 1.4¢ to $2.87; Gas Jumps 5.5¢ 

 
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