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Daimler Trucks North America used Hoover Dam to create a record-setting display to premier its Inspiration Truck. Photo: Daimler Trucks

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Autonomous Freightliner Premieres With Hoover Dam Fanfare

Daimler Trucks North America introduced its new autonomous Freightliner Inspiration Truck Tuesday night at Hoover Dam, using the historic dam as the world's largest projection screen in its dramatic premier.

Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi Fuso

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States Spent $1.1B Maintaining Roads This Winter

Twenty-three States spent around $1.1 billion from October 2014 to mid-April 2015 to pre-treat, plow, or spread chemicals and other materials on roads to keep them open and safe this winter.

Rep. Paul Ryan, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Photo: speaker.gov

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Paul Ryan: Highway Bill Takes Backseat to Tax Reform

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, has strongly indicated that there’s no way around applying another short-term patch to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent.

Daimler's Mt. Holly, N.C. truck manufacturing plant Photo via Daimler

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Daimler Ramps Up Plans for N.C. Plant

Daimler Trucks North America announced plans to increase production and employment at its Mt. Holly, N.C., truck manufacturing plant over the next three months.

Photo: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America

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Mitsubishi Fuso Displays Curb-Side Access Delivery Truck

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America is displaying its new Canter route delivery truck at this week's NAMA OneShow, a trade show for automatic merchandizers and the U.S. vending industry.

Photo of exising USPS vehicle via Wikimedia.

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USPS Narrows List of Next-Gen Vehicle Builders

The U.S. Postal Service has chosen 15 possible manufacturers to build its next-generation delivery vehicle, including Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford, Nissan, and Freightliner.

HDT FIle Photo

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Fuel-Tax Bill Would Trigger Highway-Funding Fix

Bipartisan legislation introduced in the U.S. House Thursday would index the current federal gasoline and diesel fuel taxes to inflation, raising $27.5 billion to ensure highway-infrastructure spending is funded for exactly 1.7 years.

Marc Llistosella, new head of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Company. Photo: Mitsubishi Fuso

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Mitsubishi Truck and Bus Names President, CEO

Marc Llistosella has succeeded Albert Kirchmann as president and CEO of Mitsubishi Truck and Bus Corporation, the Japanese parent of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America.

Secretary of Transportation Foxx (center) speaking with attendees at a DOT event. Photo: The White House

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DOT: Patch Highway Fund If It Leads to Real Fix

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has signaled that he does not oppose Congress applying a short-term fix to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent before it runs out entirely this summer.

Photo: DOT

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Feds Award $500M in Grants for Transportation Projects

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that $500 million will be made available for surface-transportation projects under the TIGER competitive-grant program this year.

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