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ATD report: Employment at U.S. commercial truck dealerships up 12%

ATD report: Employment at U.S. commercial truck dealerships up 12%

TYSONS, Va. — The nation’s franchised new medium- and heavy-duty truck dealerships employed more than 145,300 people in 2017, up 12.3 percent from 2016, according to new report released today by the American Truck Dealers (ATD).

Volkswagen interested in acquiring major portion of Navistar

Volkswagen interested in acquiring major portion of Navistar

Volkswagen Truck and Bus Division CFO Matthais Gruendler said Monday that the company was interested in acquiring a major portion of Navistar.

WABCO Holdings to locate new Americas headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich.

WABCO Holdings to locate new Americas headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich.

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. — WABCO Holdings Inc., a global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, said Tuesday it will locate its new Americas headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Preliminary trailer orders decline in March but up 34 percent year-over-year

Preliminary trailer orders decline in March but up 34 percent year-over-year

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR reports preliminary March trailer orders at 27,500, which reflects a typical seasonal decline from February, was down 16 percent month-over-month.

FTR Trucking Conditions Index at 15.41, highest since tracking began in 1992

FTR Trucking Conditions Index at 15.41, highest since tracking began in 1992

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for February reflects an environment for carriers that has never been better, according to FTR.

Transportation analyst Noël Perry launches new website, Transport Futures

Transportation analyst Noël Perry launches new website, Transport Futures

NEW PLYMOUTH, Idaho — Noël Perry, Truckstop.com's chief economist has launched a new website, Transport Futures.

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