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President Trump speaking at his Bedminster, N.J., golf club

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — Seizing the power of his podium and his pen, President Donald Trump on Aug. 8 moved to bypass the nation’s elected lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and extend an expired unemployment benefit after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed.

Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. supplied a leading 34.7% of the diesel engines used in the first half of 2020.

A package of fiscal 2021 appropriations bills that included the Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies measure recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. reported second-quarter net income and revenue were sharply lower after the novel coronavirus pandemic upended supply chains and demand.

XPO Logistics added last-mile capabilities to its digital freight platform in response to consumer trends since the coronavirus pandemic began, the company said Aug. 5.

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July Class 8 Orders Lift Off Along With Freight Volumes

North American Class 8 orders in July inched past replacement levels and increased 98% compared with a year ago, ACT Research reported.

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