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Manufacturers Say Fleet Testing Essential for Developing Improved Truck Tires 
Many of tomorrow’s truck tires are actually on the road today. They are being tested by private fleets hauling food and picking up trash. They are being run on test tracks in South Carolina and Texas. They are being driven over snow-covered roads in northern Canada and on logging trails in Central America.

Truck-Involved Deaths Dip 
Even though large trucks traveled upward of 4 billion more miles in 2014 than in 2013, fewer of them were involved in fatal crashes and fewer people died in those accidents.

GHG Comments Reveal Rift Among Industry Stakeholders 
Federal regulators are intent on publishing the final version of Phase 2 of greenhouse-gas regulations for trucks by August, but recent comments on the proposal show an abundance of disagreement by truck and engine makers, industry and environmental advocates and manufacturers of glider kits.





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UPS First-Quarter Results Improve, But Company Might Face $3.5 Billion Pension Charge
Parcel and logistics company UPS Inc. posted first-quarter increases in revenue and net income despite the mixed economic situation — nationally and internationally — and also acknowledged it might have to take a charge against earnings of about $3.5 billion related to a pension issue.

YRC Worldwide, Old Dominion Freight Line, Universal Truckload Services Earnings Decline
YRC Worldwide Inc.’s first quarter net loss narrowed to $12.0 million, or 37 cents per share, while earnings declined 3.6% to $60.3 million, or 72 cents, at LTL competitor Old Dominion Freight Line Inc.

Most Americans Support Usage Fees to Fix Crumbling Roads, Survey Shows
Nearly two-thirds of Americans would support roadway user fees to help fix the country's crumbling transportation infrastructure, according to a survey to be published April 28 that was seen by Reuters.


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Location: Toronto
Leadership: John Ferguson, CEO
Revenue: $187,000,000

 

 
RECENT EARNINGS
YRC Worldwide: $12 Million Net Loss
Old Dominion Freight Line: $60.3 Million Net Income
Celadon: $5.3 Million Net Income
Saia: $10.6 Million Net Income
 
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