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FTR Conference: Class 8 Sales Declining, Mediums, Trailers Still Good
FTR Conference: Class 8 Sales Declining, Mediums, Trailers Still Good

February 16, 2016
Technology will boost productivity and truck utilization to where demand for equipment will greatly decline, one researcher says.

Preventive Maintenance Can Improve Fuel Economy, Report Says
Preventive Maintenance Can Improve Fuel Economy, Report Says

December 15, 2015
Research found fleets that saw MPG gains of 5% to 10% with rigorous PMs, Trucking Efficiency's confidence report says.

Arrow CEO: Used Truck Supplies Growing, Will Demand Absorb Them?
Arrow CEO: Used Truck Supplies Growing, Will Demand Absorb Them?

November 12, 2015
The 2012-model trucks sold in 2011, a good year, should push down prices as freight tonnage and demand now seems to be softening slightly.

MATS Laments Loss of OEMs in '16, But 'Will Adapt'
MATS Laments Loss of OEMs in '16, But 'Will Adapt'

October 22, 2015
“There’s a silver lining in this, and it’s that they still believe in the show,” said Toby Young, who heads the sponsoring organization. "They want to be...

Graves Cites Carriers’ Health, Decries Congressional ‘Disarray’
Graves Cites Carriers’ Health, Decries Congressional ‘Disarray’

October 18, 2015
PHILADELPHIA – “Most motor carriers have had a pretty good year – not great – but pretty good for 2015,” said Bill Graves, president of the American...

Feds Claim Phase 2 GHG Rules Will Cut Pollution and Save Money
Feds Claim Phase 2 GHG Rules Will Cut Pollution and Save Money

June 19, 2015
The federal government’s top vehicle and clean-air regulators on June 19 formally announced their proposal for extending fuel-economy and greenhouse-gas...

Green Strategy Discussions Kick Off Work Truck Show
Green Strategy Discussions Kick Off Work Truck Show

March 4, 2015
Alternative fuels and powertrains will work if an organization’s top people favor the concepts, speakers said at Tuesday's Green Truck Summit ahead of the...

Congress Lacks Vision to Support Infrastructure, LaHood Says
Congress Lacks Vision to Support Infrastructure, LaHood Says

October 30, 2014
The Erie Canal, Hoover Dam, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Interstate Highway System – all were built by men of vision, but today Congress lacks enough such...

Hiring Veterans
Hiring Veterans

November 26, 2013
“Veterans make excellent employees,” says Boyd Stephenson, who heads the American Trucking Associations’ driver licensing efforts. “They’re conscientious,...

Brakes: Shorter Stopping Distances, Again
Brakes: Shorter Stopping Distances, Again

July 30, 2013
Coming up: another “non-event” for brakes? That’s what Phase Two of new federal stopping-distance requirements will be for truck operators, according to...

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