From state lines to Mighty Mac
Sensors in tires and other wheel-end components are ready to move beyond optimizing tire management programs in some very surprising ways.
Tim Musgrave, president and CEO of Pressure Systems International, has been named to the board of directors of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association for a two-year term.
Kenworth Hawaii has opened a 14,500 square foot dealership in Kailua-Kona, allowing customers on the Hawaiian Islands to purchase Kenworth trucks without going through stateside dealers.
Tax reform’s depreciation update explored: Do short-term sizable tax gains under new depreciation rules give you sufficient impetus to make an investment you might otherwise not have? Or do you view other purchase considerations as primary in any truck…
Truckers can now search the DOT’s online registry for certified examiners by zip code, says the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, but the full registry remains offline three months after a hack prompted its outage.
Chinese auto manufacturer Geely Holding has purchased a $9 billion stake in Daimler AG, making it the largest investor in the German automaker, according to a report in Bloomberg.
In another ELD ripple, the US truck transport capacity shortage is creating an opportunity for cold-chain train transport, and the railroads may be able to seize the day. Photo credit: Union Pacific Railroad.
Tight US truck capacity and risi…
Shooter in federal custody
Love’s Travel Stops this week announced the opening of a new travel stop in Prince George, Va., along with a new Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Chanute, Kan.