Eaton Corporation and the City of Ann Arbor announced the first deployment in Michigan of recycling trucks that utilize Eaton’s Hydraulic Launch Assist (HLA) hybrid power system. (Earlier post.) The four trucks, based on the Peterbilt Model 320 Hybri…
Japan’s shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines said an explosion, suspected to be an attack, damaged one of its oil tankers near the mouth of the Persian Gulf.
Fontaine Fifth Wheel has been recognized as a Navistar Diamond Supplier for 2009. This is the seventh straight year that Fontaine has earned the award.
Evans Distribution Systems, a third-party logistics provider of warehousing, transportation and value-added solutions, has expanded with new operations in Kenosha, Wis., Twinsburg and Toledo, Ohio, and Denver and Aurora, Colo.
Daimler AG managed to turn a profit in the second quarter, posting earnings before interest and taxes of $2.7 billion, up from a loss of $1.3 billion the 2009 quarter.
UPS has set a new goal to improve the mpg performance of its U.S. package delivery fleet by 20 percent between 2000 and 2020.
Nearly 53 percent of skin cancers in the U.S. occur on the left side of the body, or the driver’s side, according to a recent study from the St. Louis University Medical School.
The American Trucking Associations sent a letter to Volkswagen voicing concern over its new television commercial “Shoot the Gap,” which portrays a passenger car driver passing a tractor-trailer on the right side and pulling into a small gap between…
The second National Distracted Driving Summit is scheduled for Sept. 21, 2010, in Washington, D.C.
A low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) will not reduce carbon emissions, but will increase the price of diesel fuel, adversely impact truck operability and erode U.S. energy security, said Bill Graves, president and CEO of the American Trucking Associati…