Can so-called virtual vertical integration work as well as vertical integration done with components all built by the same company, like this Detroit transmission, designed to work with Detroit engines and axles? Engine Smarts column… Read More »'Virtual' Vertical Integration?
4/12/2012 9:40:00 AM Write a Letter to the Editor Tweet Print This Kenworth Truck Co. Kenworth Truck Co. said Wednesday it is laying off 10% of workers at its Class 8 assembly plant in… Read More »Kenworth Laying Off 10% of Workers at Ohio Truck Plant
Public Listening Session on the Use of Electronic On-Board Recorders Scheduled on April 26 in Bellevue, WA
Action: Notice of public listening session. Summary: FMCSA announces that it will hold a public listening session to solicit information, concepts, ideas, and comments on Electronic On-Board Recorders (EOBRs) and the issue of driver… Read More »Public Listening Session on the Use of Electronic On-Board Recorders Scheduled on April 26 in Bellevue, WA
Month-long work started Monday on all lanes of I-20/59 North in Bessemer, Ala., diverting nearly 50,000 vehicles that travel those lanes daily, reports The Birmingham News. The Alabama Department of Transportation is working to replace… Read More »Expect Delays on I-20/59 near Birmingham, Ala.
4/10/2012 1:15:00 PM Write a Letter to the Editor Tweet Print This Tom Biery/Trans Pixs The number of trucks that crossed into the United States from Mexico and Canada rose 1.7% last year from… Read More »Mexican Border Crossings Rose 2.6% Last Year, DOT Says
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a request for a federal appeals court to reconsider a ruling it says would hurt the EEOC’s ability to pursue class-action discrimination lawsuits for more than 100 women… Read More »EEOC Seeks Rehearing for Trucker Harassment Case
4/9/2012 11:45:00 AM Write a Letter to the Editor Tweet Print This Three oil companies have agreed to settle lawsuits related to â€œhot fuelâ€� â€” gasoline and diesel that is not adjusted by volume… Read More »Three Oil Companies Settle in 'Hot Fuel' Suit
A Schneider 53-foot van weighs about 14,000 pounds empty. Winds of more than 100 mph lifted the trailers off the ground when tornados touched down in Dallas last week. Trailer Talk blog by by Tom… Read More »14,000-pound trailer's an easy toss for a twister with 100-plus-mph winds
4/6/2012 10:00:00 AM Write a Letter to the Editor Tweet Print This Truck owners are allowed to tint the windshields and side windows of a truckâ€™s cab, which could protect drivers from harmful sunlight,… Read More »Trucks May Have Tinted Windows, Group Says