Vehicle hauler Allied Systems Holdings has emerged from bankruptcy, the company said in a statement.May 31, 2007
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The U.S. heavy-duty truck fleet was about 4.8% larger at the end of the first quarter than it was in the comparable period last year, according to new data from R.K. Polk & Co.June 18, 2007
Trucking executive Patrick Quinn proposed building a system of dedicated truck-only lanes to streamline freight movement and the idea has been “well received” by members of a U.S. commission.June 11, 2007
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Rollover StatsJune 6, 2007
Averitt Express will use the global locating system trailer tracking technology made by trucking technology firm SkyBitz.June 5, 2007
Mack Trucks introduced a new in-cabin power system as an option, joining several other truck manufacturers — including International, Kenworth and Peterbilt — in offering built-in units to limit idling.June 4, 2007
Trucking software firm TMW Systems said Thursday it acquired TMT Software, which makes fleet maintenance applications, for an undisclosed sum.May 31, 2007
Tire maker Bridgestone Corp. has secured European antitrust approval to buy Bandag Inc. for $1.05 billion, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.May 29, 2007
Sales of new Class 8 trucks plunged 45% in April, compared with a year earlier, the most severe decline in six years.May 21, 2007