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Navistar to Use Cummins’ SCR to Comply With EPA Emissions

Truck and engine manufacturer Navistar International Corp., pressed to find a way to offer engines that comply with federal emissions regulations, said last week that it has reached an agreement to use Cummins Inc. selective catalytic reduction technology for its 13-liter engines and offer Cummins 15-liter engines in some of its International brand trucks.

August 6, 2012
Business, Equipment

ISM Services Index Improved in July

An index of the U.S. economy’s service sector improved in July, the Institute for Supply Management said Friday.

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August 3, 2012
Business, Equipment

Meritor’s 3Q Operating Income Improves

Meritor Inc.’s fiscal third-quarter operating profit improved, the truck and auto components maker said Wednesday.

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August 1, 2012
Business, Equipment

Cummins’ 2Q Income Dips; Heavy-Duty Engine Sales Improve

Cummins Inc. said Tuesday its second-quarter profit slipped from a year ago but its heavy-duty truck engine sales improved.

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July 31, 2012
Business, Equipment

Accuride Reports 2Q Loss

Accuride Corp. posted a second-quarter loss but reported positive operating income for the period.

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July 30, 2012
Government, Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Rand McNally Upgrades, TPC 7600

Rand McNally Inc. said it has upgraded the hardware for its TPC 7600 mobile communication fleet-management system.

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July 30, 2012
Business, Equipment

Dana Reports Higher 2Q Profit

Truck and auto component maker Dana Holding Corp.’s second-quarter profit improved on higher North American production levels, the company said Thursday.

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July 26, 2012
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Congressman Vows to Battle EOBR Mandate as ‘Catastrophic’ Burden on Small Businesses

If an amendment to block funding for an electronic onboard recorder mandate does not make it into law, its main sponsor, Rep. Jeff Landry (R-La.), said he is prepared to do whatever he can to stop the federal government from mandating such devices.

July 23, 2012
Editorial, Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Editorial: Mandating Logging Devices

Yes, American Trucking Associations is a staunch supporter of the federal mandate requiring electronic logging devices to monitor hours-of-service compliance for the nation’s truck drivers.

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July 23, 2012
Government, Business, Equipment

Daimler’s China Venture to Build Engine Plant

Daimler AG and its joint-venture partner, China’s Beiqi Foton Motor Co., said they will build a $166 million plant with the capacity to make as many as 45,000 engines a year for its trucks to serve the fast-growing Chinese market.

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July 19, 2012

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