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The Canter FE125 used Daimler Commercial Truck's BlueTec emissions technology to comply with EPA 2010 diesel emissions standards. File Photo

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Mitsubishi Fuso Class Action Moves Forward

A judge has allowed a class action against Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America to continue after the truck maker made motions to dismiss the case involving BlueTec emissions control technology.

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Senate Approves House’s 3-Month Highway Bill

The Senate passed its massive and contentious long-term highway bill and then approved the three-month extension of federal highway funding passed earlier by the House. The $8 billion patch, which runs out on October 29, has been sent to President Obama, who is expected to sign the bill.

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House Passes Short-Term Highway Extension

The House late Wednesday passed a short-term extension to keep federal highway funding going until October 29, right before members left on August recess, leaving the Senate to deal with before the looming Friday deadline.

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13 Corporations Agree to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Thirteen large corporations have signed the White House's American Business Act on Climate Pledge, with companies such as UPS, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo using "greener" fleets to help meet carbon footprint goals.

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House, Senate to Move on Short-Term Highway Bill

It looks like Congress is going to kick the can down the road again when it comes to highway funding after what looked like a game of "chicken" in recent days.

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UPS Second Quarter Profit Skyrockets

Trucking and parcel delivery giant UPS reported a huge increase in its second quarter profit – 170% – despite a slight drop in revenue.

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Eaton Dual-Clutch Transmission Coming to DuraStar

The Eaton Procision line of dual-clutch, automated-manual transmissions will be available on International DuraStar medium-duty trucks in late 2015.

Barbara Boxer: "if we have a bill, we're sending it."

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House Won't Consider Senate Highway Bill

UPDATED: An issue unrelated to transportation may keep the House from taking up the Senate's six-year highway bill. The clock is ticking as funds run out midnight Friday and the House is leaving for August recess.

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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

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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.

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