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Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) contends five-month patch will provide time to legislate a "fiscally responsible' long-term highway bill.

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House Passes Five-Month Highway Bill Patch

House Republican leaders on July 15 pushed through an $8-billion plus measure to fund highway and infrastructure expenditures through December 18.

Photo: Chris Wolski

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WorkStar with 6.7L Cummins Enters Production

International Truck has started production on WorkStar vocational trucks equipped with the Cummins ISB6.7 engine.

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Yokohama Appoints Director of Technical Service

Tom Kenny, a 33-year tire industry veteran, has taken over for Dan Guiney as Yokohama Tire Corporation's (YTC) director of technical service.

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Class 5-7 Orders Fall 3 Percent in June

Net orders of Class 5-7 vehicles fell 3 percent in June due to a "large hiccup" in truck ordering, according to ACT Research's president.

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Stemco Acquires Goodyear Air Springs Business

Stemco, an EnPro Industries company, completed its previously announced acquisition of the maker of Goodyear air springs, as well as Super Cushion and Spring Ride air springs, from ContiTech, a division of Continental Corporation.

Photo: Deborah Lockridge

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Sysco Ends Merger Agreement With US Foods

Sysco has terminated its merger with US Foods after the Federal Trade Commission’s request for preliminary injunction to block the deal was granted.

File photo of GE Capital Fleet's Vehicle Innovation Center in Eden Prairie, Minn.

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Element to Acquire GE Capital's Fleet Business

Toronto-based Element Financial Corp. has entered an agreement with General Electric to acquire GE Capital's fleet business in the U.S., Mexico, Australia and New Zealand for $6.9 billion.

Senate bill would provide $350 billion over six years for surface transportation. Photo: David Cullen

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Senate to Consider 6-Year, $350 Billion Highway Bill

A bipartisan effort by four key Senators led the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee on June 24 to recommend that the full Senate consider a six-year bill that calls for spending $350 billion on surface-transportation infrastructure.

Photo of Model 348 courtesy of Peterbilt.

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Peterbilt Offers Truck Rebates to Loggers

Members of the American Loggers Council can obtain one of three rebates when they purchase one of six Peterbilt models, the truck manufacturer has announced.

Screenshot via NYC Mayor's Office/YouTube.

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NYC Mayor Mandates Sideguards for Refuse Trucks

New York City's Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed a bill that requires side guards on 10,000 city and private refuse trucks by 2024 to reduce deaths and serious injuries during collisions with passengers.

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