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Roger Nielsen

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The beginning of the end is here for the internal-combustion truck engine, said Roger Nielsen, CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, the largest truck manufacturer on the continent.

AB Volvo reported first-quarter net income and revenue rose as it brought in more money from truck sales in all markets.

Landstar System on April 24 reported a record first-quarter earnings per share price of $1.58 on net income of $63.3 million, which compares with $1.37 per share on income of $57.5 million during the same period a year ago — beating Wall Street expectations.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she plans to meet with President Donald Trump next week to discuss an infrastructure deal, even as she resists calls from some fellow Democrats to initiate impeachment proceedings against him.

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Kenworth Truck Co. on April 24 broke ground to officially start construction on a $140 million, 120,000-square-foot paint facility addition to its Class 8 truck assembly plant.

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Nikola Tre is unveiled

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The zero-emissions Class 8 models Nikola Motor Co. designed and is preparing to build reflect more than just a go-it-alone attitude by an entrepreneur with a vision of trucking’s clean future and the necessary infrastructure to support the trucks.

Tennessee competitor Phil Shelton

New Division, Same Aim for Defending Tennessee Champion Phil Shelton

The Tennessee Trucking Association is ready for the state’s Super Bowl of safety, and reigning Grand Champion Phil Shelton of Walmart Transportation is returning to defend his title.


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