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Special Coverage, Business

ERoad Will Certify ELD Device Through PIT Group

Clayton by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

LAS VEGAS — ERoad announced it has partnered with PIT Group to provide independent testing and verification of its electronic logging device solution, saying it is the first provider to do so.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 5, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

FlowBelow Aero Partners With Kenworth, Expands Distribution to Mexico

Butler by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

LAS VEGAS — FlowBelow Aero Inc. announced Kenworth Truck Co. will offer its AeroKit as a dealer-installed option, and it has expanded distribution of its tractor-mounted aerodynamic products into Mexico.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 5, 2016
Special Coverage, Business, Fuel

Cummins Westport Advances Technology as Industry Searches for Growth

Neitzke (second from right) by Joseph Terry/TT

LAS VEGAS — The price of fueling systems has fallen because of competition, a buildout of fueling infrastructure continues and fleets keep assessing and adding trucks, but continued growth hinges on these three key elements, the head of the nation’s only company building new natural-gas engines said during American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition here.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 4, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Volvo, Mack Bemoan Current Sales Climate

Nyberg by John Sommers II for TT

LAS VEGAS — The two heavy-duty North American truck makers of Volvo Group continue to stoically gut out an unpleasant sales market but in anticipation of sunnier 2018 announced vehicle and service improvements for customers.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 4, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Decisiv Software to Power Service Management Systems for Kenworth, Peterbilt

Decisiv's Mike Reimer by John Sommers II for TT

LAS VEGAS — Decisiv Inc. said beginning in 2017 its software platform will power the service management systems used by Paccar Inc.’s truck brands Kenworth and Peterbilt.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 4, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Pollsters Think Presidential Race Too Close to Call

Hart (left), Newhouse by John Sommers II for TT

LAS VEGAS — You might be wondering who the experienced pollsters think is going to be our next president. But even with the election just a month away, top pollsters such as Peter Hart and Neil Newhouse are reluctant to pick the winner.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 4, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Andrew Card on Picking a President: 'Who Will Respond to the Whisper in the Ear?'

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LAS VEGAS — Former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card took a group of trucking executives back to school Oct. 3 for a crash course on the U.S. Constitution and the role of the president.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 4, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Freightliner, The Rolling Stones Get Truckers Rocking

Neil Abt/Transport Topics

LAS VEGAS — The Rolling Stones played a blistering 90-minute surprise set on Oct. 3 for 1,200 truckers at the 2016 Freightliner customer appreciation dinner here.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
October 4, 2016
Special Coverage, Government, Business

Darling Says Final Rule is Near for Driver Training, Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LAS VEGAS — A final rule for minimum entry-level driver training requirements and a drug-and-alcohol clearinghouse final rule are being reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget and are expected to be published in the Federal Register by the end of the year, the head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said in a speech here.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 4, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

DTNA Backs US GHG Rule, Connected Vehicles

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LAS VEGAS — Daimler Trucks North America supports the federal Phase 2 greenhouse-gas rule for trucks and almost certainly will not challenge it in court.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 3, 2016

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