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Chevrolet to Offer Class 4/5 Silverados

Chevrolet will offer Class 4 and 5 versions of its Silverado for commercial users in fields such as construction, utility services, and first responders, the company announced at the Texas Auto Show.

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Trump Nominates Martinez to Head FMCSA

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission chief administrator Raymond Martinez has been nominated by the Trump Administration to lead the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

$140 million will go toward incentivizing cleaner vehicles at California’s ports. Photo: Jim Park.

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California Passes Clean Air Bill with $895M in Vehicle Incentives

The Clean Air Initiative provides $895 million for incentive programs that cut emissions from diesel and other greenhouse gas producing pollutants.

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Bridgestone Names Head of North American Commercial Business

Bridgestone Americas has announced that Scott Damon has been named president, commercial group, U.S. and Canada for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, effective Oct. 1.

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HDT Seeking Emerging Industry Leaders

Heavy Duty Trucking magazine is seeking nominations for the HDT Emerging Leaders honor, a group of young trucking industry leaders already making a difference in his or her fields.

Advanced safety systems were one offering of the Meritor Wabco joint venture. Photo: Meritor Wabco

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Meritor Selling Stake in Joint Venture to Wabco

Wabco Holdings Inc. is expanding its operations in North America by taking full ownership of the Meritor Wabco joint venture.

Noel Perry speaking at the FTR Transportation Conference. Photo: Evan Lockridge

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Hurricanes Could Cost GDP Half a Percentage Point in Q3

Speaking about the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma at the FTR Transportation Conference, analysts estimated that the economic impact on the region could cost GDP 0.5% in the third quarter of 2017.

Coast Guard Flood Punt Teams conduct rescue operations in Jacksonville, Florida, Sept. 11, 2017. Photo: Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard District 7

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Florida Escapes Worst of Irma, Impact Felt Across State

Hurricane Irma's late shift to the west seems to have spared Florida the worst of the storm, but even with reduced impact, its effects are widespread.

Kenworth T680 with 76-inch sleeper. Photo: Kenworth

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Kenworth Joins SuperTruck II Project

Kenworth has announced that it will participate in the Department of Energy’s SuperTruck II program, collaborating closely with the Paccar Technical Center and DAF Trucks, a subsidiary of Paccar, to develop fuel efficient technologies.

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President Trump Nominates FWHA Administrator

President Trump has nominated Paul Trombino to be the administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, replacing current acting administrator Brandye Hendrickson.

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