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North American Class 8 truck orders ended three months of year-over-year gains in June, according to ACT Research. Preliminary data showed orders fell 12% to 14,800 units.

U.S. Class 8 retail sales experienced their 11th consecutive month of year-over-year declines in June, according to data from Wards Intelligence.

Two trucking industry trade groups are criticizing a report issued by members of a specially appointed federal committee on trailer side underride protection as lacking in true consensus.

The Federal Maritime Commission has opened a follow-up investigation involving the right of motor carrier choice in chassis provisioning.

Navistar truck and bus sales in the second quarter of 2024 slumped 31% year-over-year, partly as a result of a shortage of truck mirrors, parent company Traton said July 10.

Thirty-five-year industry veteran Kenneth Eggen oversees "cradle to grave" management of Wolf River Express' vehicle assets as the company's chief operating officer.

LAS VEGAS — Hexagon Agility and Brudeli announced a collaboration and unveiled the Brudeli Powerhybrid, the first near-zero-emission vehicle that complies with California’s ACT and ACF rules.

Working closely with FMCSA, several industry groups are updating and expanding much-­needed technical and outreach information regarding advanced ­driver assistance systems.

Tesla is postponing its planned robotaxi unveiling to October to allow teams working on the project more time to build additional prototypes, according to people familiar with the decision.

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In choosing brake systems for a commercial fleet, there’s no wrong answer whether air disc brakes are a right fit versus drum brakes. There are plenty of advantages for both.

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Trucking Fleets List Operational Costs as Top 2024 Priority

The trucking industry cited total cost of ownership as its top concern for 2024, Shell Fleet Solutions and NAFA Fleet Management Association found in a survey June 27.

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ROTATE Recap: Knowing The ‘What’ & ‘Why’ of Data

Anthony Marshall, UPS’ vice president of maintenance and engineering for transportation fleet, provides insight on how fleet maintenance leaders should focus on the big picture of tire management.

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Let’s Get Optimistic About Logistics

A theme has emerged in the logistics industry. It’s optimism. And this type of optimism is contagious.

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