Business, Fuel, Autonomous

Company Touts EGR Results in ‘Fluid Efficiency’ Test

Fleet managers should consider total “fluid efficiency” when comparing trucks using exhaust gas recirculation engines with those using selective catalytic reduction, truck and engine maker Navistar Inc. said last week.

July 26, 2010
Business, Autonomous

USA Truck Returns to Profit

USA Truck Thursday reported a $900,000 profit in the second quarter, compared with a $1.2 million loss a year ago.

Transport Topics
July 22, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

Opinion: Boost Safety to Control Risks, Cut Losses

The recession appears to be waning, but trucking still is feeling the downturn’s effects and is keeping a watchful eye on expenses, including insurance.

July 13, 2010
Editorial, Business, Government, Autonomous

How Good a Recovery?

While Wall Street continues to express its doubts about the strength of the U.S. economic recovery that is under way, most trucking companies say that business is continuing to improve.

July 12, 2010
Editorial, Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

An HOS Rule That Works

The proposal for revamping the federal government’s hours-of-service rule for truck drivers that a coalition of interest groups released recently illustrates just how little these political theorists understand about highway safety and the business of moving America’s freight.

July 5, 2010
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

DOT Awards Five States $6.25 Million to Help Ease Shortage of Safe Truck Parking

The U.S. Department of Transportation in June awarded grants totaling $6.25 million to five states to “ease truck parking shortages on U.S. interstates.”

July 5, 2010
Editorial, Business, Government, Autonomous

Moving Ahead on CSA

This week’s issue of Transport Topics includes some interesting news about the federal government’s new safety regime for trucking, Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010, including that the program is going to be renamed.

June 28, 2010
Business, Safety, Autonomous

ATA’s Top Lobbyist Lynch to Join Law Firm

Tim Lynch, American Trucking Associations’ top lobbyist, said last week he would leave the federation in July to join a Washington, D.C., law firm’s government affairs department.

June 28, 2010
Business, Autonomous

Midyear Stock Review: Investors Concerned About Durability of Recovery

After improving along with most other equities during the last nine months of 2009, trucking stocks this year have done little more than tread water, with a good run from early February through late April sandwiched between two brief pull-backs by investors.

June 28, 2010
Business, Government, Autonomous

Detroit Diesel to Renovate Michigan Facility

Detroit Diesel Corp. said it will spend $194 million to renovate its 72-year-old Redford, Mich., plant, the latest example of truck makers pouring investments into diesel engine facilities to manufacture the complicated new power plants and vertically integrate production.

June 28, 2010