Caterpillar Reaches Settlement in EPA Emissions Lawsuit

Caterpillar Reaches Settlement in EPA Emissions Lawsuit

Caterpillar has reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit over allegedly defective ACERT EPA 2007-compliant engines, with owners of these engines eligible to receive...
Panama Canal Opens Larger Locks; Impact on U.S. Logistics Unclear

Panama Canal Opens Larger Locks; Impact on U.S. Logistics Unclear

After many delays, the larger locks of the Panama Canal opened this weekend, allowing larger ships carrying intermodal shipping containers coming from Asia to access East...
Fuel Saving Fleets: Ursa Sees High MPG in the Real World

Fuel Saving Fleets: Ursa Sees High MPG in the Real World

Ursa Logistics reports that the long- and short-haul truckload carrier's best trucks are getting close to 10 mpg in certain real world conditions.
The Future of Fuel Economy

The Future of Fuel Economy

A fundamental shift in thinking has transformed the trucking industry and ushered in a new era of highly advanced vehicles delivering unprecedented fuel savings. But it’s...

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Economic Watch: Consumer Spending Fueling Better Overall Growth

One of the biggest drivers of the U.S. economy increased for the second straight month in May,...

Spot Truckload Freight Rates Stay in Place

Despite increased load-to-truck ratios national average spot truckload rates were unchanged as...

America’s Highways Turn 60, Need Major Facelift

As the U.S. Interstate Highway system turns 60, it is in dire need of repairs and improvements – and...

Volvo’s I-Shift with Crawler Gears Boosts Performance, Productivity

"Extreme startability" and low-rev cruising at highway speeds are the main advantages of a new...

 

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