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Angel Aerial's fleet includes Kenworth box trucks. Photo by James Miller

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Truck Fleet Targets Niche Filming Market

New York City-based Angel Aerial rents its diverse fleet of trucks and equipment to the film and TV industries — and has used its fleet to help the city in times of need, including after the 9/11 attacks.

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UPS Tests Drone Launched From Atop Truck

UPS has successfully tested a drone that launches from atop one of its package cars, the company announced. The system is designed to autonomously deliver a package while the truck is driven on a route.

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Global Congestion Costing Commercial Drivers

The cost of traffic congestion increased in 2016 to an average of $1,400 for U.S. drivers, as congestion worsened in Los Angeles, which has become the most congested city in the world, according to the Inrix Traffic Scorecard.

Troy A. Clarke Photo: Navistar

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Navistar President and CEO Named Board Chairman

Following Navistar International’s annual shareholder meeting on Feb. 14, the board of directors has elected company president and CEO Troy A. Clarke as its chairman.

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Spot Van, Reefer Rates Fall While Flatbeds Keep Climbing

The flatbed market continued to be the brightest of the three major spot truckload sectors last week, according to new numbers released by DAT Solutions, based on activity from its load boards.

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Trump’s Two-For-One Regulatory Fiat Spurs Court Challenge

A lawsuit brought by two high-profile public advocacy groups and a prominent labor union seeks to block the executive order signed by President Trump on Jan. 30 that directs federal agencies to repeal two federal regulations for every new rule they issue.

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Controlling Creeping Fleet Costs

Running a successful fleet means keeping an eye on both your front office costs, as well as what’s happening in your shop and in the yard.

Reading Truck Group will assume customers, staff, and assets at four PalFleet sites, acquiring its service body line. (Photo courtesy of PalFleet)

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Reading Truck Group Acquires Four PalFleet Truck Equipment Sites

Reading Truck Group will assume customers, staff, and assets at four PalFleet sites: Council Bluffs, Iowa; Indianapolis; Louisville, Ky.; and Nashville, Tenn.

Wolfgang Bernhard Photo: Daimler AG

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Daimler’s Global Truck Chief Bernhard Resigns

Wolfgang Bernhard has resigned from the Board of Management of Daimler AG, the company announced on Feb. 10.

Sceenshot: WTNH New Haven, Conn.

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Winter Storm Pounding Northeast

Winter storm Niko is pummeling the Northeast along the corridor running from Boston to Washington. Governors of several Northeastern states, including New York and Connecticut, are urging motorists to stay off the roads for safety’s sake and to enable snow removal.

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