Michael G. Malloy

Business

NHTSA Recall Cites Peterbilt Trucks’ Tire-Pressure Labels

Paccar Inc. will send new tire and rim labels to owners of a range of its truck models due to potential issues with incorrect tire-pressure notifications on tire and rim labels, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 20, 2015
Business

Volvo’s North American Deliveries Jump 32%

Siemens

Volvo Group’s North American truck deliveries jumped 32% in February from the same month a year earlier, the company said.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 19, 2015
Business

Mitsui Buys 20% Stake in Penske Truck Leasing

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Japan’s Mitsui & Co. has acquired a 20% stake in Penske Truck Leasing Co. from General Electric Capital Corp.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 19, 2015
Business

Volvo Trucks Introduces I-Shift Transmission for Severe-Duty Applications

Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks introduced a rugged version of its I-Shift automated manual transmission for severe-duty applications.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 19, 2015
Government, Business

Trucking’s Share of Nafta Trade Rose 4.5% Last Year

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Trucks carried the largest amount of trade among North American Free Trade Partners last year, with trucking trade rising 4.5% from 2013 to $715 billion, the Department of Transportation reported.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 18, 2015
Business

February Container Volume Drops at Southern California Ports

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Container volume at the Southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach declined in February from a year ago because of backed-up congestion related to labor issues, the two said.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 18, 2015
Business

Celadon Opens Denver-Area Driver-Training Center

TT File Photo

Celadon Group Inc. and its Quality Drivers subsidiary announced they have opened a new driver-training center in Henderson, Colorado, near Denver.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 17, 2015
Business

S.C. Ports Post 18% Growth for Second Straight Month

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The South Carolina Ports Authority posted 18% container growth in February for the second consecutive month, SCPA reported last week.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 17, 2015
Business, Fuel

DOE Boosts 2015 Diesel Price Forecast a Nickel to $2.89

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Diesel fuel will average $2.89 per gallon at the pump this year, the Department of Energy reported, as it boosted its most recent forecast by 5 cents.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 10, 2015
Business

Westport’s Loss Narrows for 4Q, Year

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Natural gas-technology provider Westport Innovations Inc.’s fourth-quarter and full-year losses narrowed as results from its joint venture with engine maker Cummins Inc. improved.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 10, 2015

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