Used Truck Sales Up 6%

The number of used Class 8 trucks sold rose by 6% to 2,643 units in June, according to a report from ACT Research.

Long weekend leads into a long week for highway bill on Capitol Hill Photo: David Cullen


Senate Highway Bill Dodges Potholes

As of late Sunday evening, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had managed to steer the multi-year highway bill introduced last week beyond some legislative potholes that had threatened to slow the process of getting the measure to the House for consideration.

Kelley Platt. Photo: DTNA


Daimler Trucks North America Names Chief Diversity Officer

Kelley Platt, president of Western Star Trucks, has been assigned the additional responsibility to serve as Daimler Trucks North America's chief diversity officer.


Kenworth Plant Earns Top Workplace Award

Kenworth's assembly plant in Renton, Wash., recently earned a 2015 Best Workplace for Waste Prevention and Recycling Award from the King County (Wash.) Solid Waste Division for exceptional efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle.

Sen. McConnell contends that if the Senate can pass its highway bill quickly, the House may be persuaded to agree to a multi-year package. Photo: mcconnell.senate.gov


Senate Moves Highway Bill Forward

The Senate voted on Wednesday to move forward a bipartisan highway bill that had been blocked by a procedural vote just a day before.

Photo courtesy of Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau


Turn Fleet Technology Expo Into a Vacation

Come enjoy the attractions in Long Beach and surrounding areas while also learning how to build a smart and efficient fleet.

U.S. Capitol Photo: David Cullen


Senators’ Highway Deal: 6-Year Bill Funded for 3

Two top Senators reached agreement today to put forward a bipartisan, multi-year highway bill that would fund projects for the next three years — leaving it to the next Congress to determine how to fund its final three years.


Highway Bill Would Equalize Taxes of Alternative Fuels

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed a highway and transportation bill that included a provision that would change how certain alternative fuels are taxed in relation to conventional fuels.

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


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


WorkStar with 6.7L Cummins Enters Production

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

Corporate Inertia: Overcoming Hurdles to Continuous MVR Monitoring
Driver behavior is the biggest source of fleet liability. Still, the benefits of a strong continuous MVR monitoring program are not always fully recognized and can encounter obstacles on the road to implementation.

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