By Truckinginfo Staff Noting that international events have people thinking about energy safety and security, President Obama Wednesday called for slashing oil imports by one-third by 2025 as part of his administration’s Blueprint for A… Read More »President Calls for Cutting Oil Imports
Updated: 3/31/2011 2:00:00 PM Company Revises 2Q Guidance, Will Close Euro Axle Business Vehicle parts supplier ArvinMeritor Inc. said it has changed its name to Meritor Inc., and separately lowered its second-quarter earnings outlook and… Read More »ArvinMeritor Changes Name to Meritor Inc.
FMCSA Declares Super Luxury Tours, Inc. an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety and Orders the Bus Company to Immediately Cease All Operations
U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Public Affairs 1200 New Jersey Ave., S.E. Washington, DC 20590www.dot.gov/affairs/index.html FMCSA 08-11 Thursday, March 31, 2011 Contact: Candice Tolliver Tel: (202) 366-9999 or (202) 306-4580 FMCSA Declares Super Luxury… Read More »FMCSA Declares Super Luxury Tours, Inc. an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety and Orders the Bus Company to Immediately Cease All Operations
Cummins not only makes engines, it also makes aftertreatment and other components used on competing engines. “All That’s Trucking” blog by Deborah Lockridge, Editor in Chief Now that every truck maker has its own captive… Read More »How Cummins is beating vertical integration
Updated: 3/30/2011 8:15:00 AM American Trucking Associations Chairman Barbara Windsor told a congressional panel Tuesday that the trucking industry needs a new surface transportation bill, with a focus on highways, as soon as possible. Windsor,… Read More »ATA Chairman Makes Trucking's Case for Highway Bill at Congressional Hearing
U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Public Affairs 1200 New Jersey Ave., S.E. Washington, DC 20590www.dot.gov/affairs/index.html FMCSA 07-11 Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Contact: Candice Tolliver Tel: (202) 366-9999 or (202) 306-4580 Federal Motor Carrier Safety… Read More »FMCSA Places Super Luxury Tours Bus Company Out-of-Service for Violating Federal Safety Regulations
Many maintenance shops buy more parts than necessary, in effect storing company cash on parts room shelves. Even when buying ahead, they sometimes pay too much, says Dave Reed, maintenance consultant for trucking maintenance software… Read More »Arsenault: Don't Over-Buy on Parts
Updated: 3/29/2011 8:00:00 AM By John ByrneVice President and CEO Byrne Transportation Services LLC This Opinion piece appears in the March 28 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today. The U.S. transportation… Read More »Opinion: Setting Aside? Count Trucking In.
Imagine Valmet’s Think City EV with a bite-out-of-the-apple logo on the door. Electric cars are just now hitting the streets. A few of them anyway. They are by no means burning up Main Street. I… Read More »Maybe what we're waiting for is the iCar?
Updated: 3/28/2011 11:30:00 AM UPS Inc. and FedEx Corp. Monday announced new flights connecting Asia with North America and Europe. FedEx Express launched a new, dedicated 777F route connecting its world air hub in Memphis,… Read More »FedEx, UPS Set New Asian Flights
Orders for manufactured goods fell in February, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau, but shipments were up slightly. New orders for manufactured durable goods in February fell $1.9 billion or 0.9… Read More »Durable Goods Orders Fall, but Shipments Up
Updated: 3/25/2011 8:00:00 AM By Mac McQueenSafety and Compliance Manager Wyoming Casing Service This Opinion piece appears in the March 21 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today. As the latest round… Read More »Opinion: Does the U.S. Hate Big Trucks?