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Federal trucking regulators have proposed delaying for four years completion of a redesign for a web-based national registry of certified medical examiners, citing information technology-related challenges with the effort.

Daimler Trucks North America and Portland General Electric announced the opening in Portland, Ore., of what they called the first-of-its-kind heavy-duty electric truck charging site.

President Joe Biden convened leaders of the world’s most powerful countries on April 22 to try to spur global efforts against climate change.

Volvo Group said it may see further disruption from the semiconductor shortage that has forced the truck maker to idle plants, potentially hobbling a recovery that has seen orders more than double.

Applications for U.S. state unemployment insurance unexpectedly plunged to a fresh pandemic low as the job market recovery gathers steam.

The International Cargo Handling Coordination Association announced last month that Richard Steele has been appointed to serve as the new head of ICHCA International.

Premier Truck Group and Universal Technical Institute announced April 1 that the inaugural class for their veteran-oriented truck technician program has graduated.

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