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In his first State of the Union address, Presdient Trump said nothing about how to pay for his now $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. Photo: TV screenshot

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Trump's Call for More Infrastructure Spending Scant on Funding Details

President Trump has upped the ante by requesting Congress to craft a bipartisan bill that “generates” at least $1.5 trillion to invest in infrastructure.

Jeff Sather will assume the role of president and CEO of Freightliner Customer Chassis Corp. effective Feb. 1. Photo: Daimler Trucks North America

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Freightliner Custom Chassis Appoints Sather CEO

Jeff Sather has accepted the position of president and chief executive officer of Daimler Trucks North America subsidiary Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation.

Daimler Trucks North America's Kary Schaefer will keynote NTEA's Green Truck Summit. Photo:

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Keynote Speaker Named for Green Truck Summit

Kary Schaefer, general manager of marketing and strategy for Daimler Trucks North America’s Freightliner Trucks and Detroit brands, will discuss new truck technologies and alternative powertrains in her Green Truck Summit keynote presentation.

MacKay & Co. is seeing growth for the U.S. aftermarket out to 2022. Photo: Creative Commons

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Trucking Aftermarket Poised for Growth Through 2022

In 2017 the U.S. aftermarket for Class 6-8 trucks and trailers grew to $30.4 billion and it could be poised for growth through 2022.

The heavy-duty aftermarket is experiencing several changes at once, according to executives at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue. Photo courtesy Today's Trucking

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Panel Talks Major Changes in the Trucking Aftermarket

At the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue in Las Vegas, industry executives shared their thoughts on the changes they see in the heavy-duty aftermarket.

Image of Diesel Fuel Pump courtesy of WikiCommons

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Diesel Fuel Prices Up Versus 2017

The national price of diesel fuel dropped by $0.003 the week of January 22 compared to the previous week but has increased by $0.456 compared to one year ago, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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NYC Considers Congestion Pricing for Truck Deliveries

Congestion pricing may be part of delivering in New York City in the future, if the state follows through on a new transportation report recommendation.

Mack Trucks introduced a new split-shaft functionality for its Mack mDrive HD automated manual transmissions, providing customers with high-demand power take off (PTO) needs a fully integrated solution. Photo: Mack Trucks

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Mack Introduces Split-Shaft Functionality for mDrive HD Transmission

Mack Trucks has introduced a new split-shaft functionality for its Mack mDrive HD automated transmission, an online tool to configure Granite and Granite MHD trucks, and a loyalty rewards program for National Ready Mixed Concrete Association members.

Photo: U.S. Department of Transportation

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Fed Economist: 'All Sectors Have Room to Grow'

In the years following the recession, U.S. economic growth has been "so modest that no sector has been overheated,” said William Strauss, senior economist and economic adviser at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Image of T880S Dump Truck courtesy of Kenworth

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Kenworth Continues Government Sales Program

Kenworth Truck Company is offering a program with the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) that expands sales opportunities for new Kenworth Class 6-8 chassis to more than 50,000 NJPA members throughout the United States and Canada.

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