Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Bendix offers new steel/coreless brake shoe

Bendix offers new steel/coreless brake shoe

ELYRIA, Ohio — For fleets and owner-operators seeking an initial lower cost and high-quality aftermarket brake shoes without the core charges associated with remanufactured products, Bendix now offers a new steel/coreless shoe with its Bendix Basic Friction or Bendix Advanced Friction lines.

ATA tonnage index falls for 1st time since September; loses 5.7% in December

ATA tonnage index falls for 1st time since September; loses 5.7% in December

ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell for the first time since September, losing 5.7 percent in December.

Truck stop operators, anti-toll groups react to ‘leaked’ infrastructure plan

Truck stop operators, anti-toll groups react to ‘leaked’ infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON — Axios, an online media outlet, has published what it calls a leaked draft document detailing the White House’s infrastructure plan.

Volvo: Electric trucks viable future freight transport solution for North America

Volvo: Electric trucks viable future freight transport solution for North America

Volvo Trucks will start selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019, and the first units will be put into operation with select customers in 2018. Electric trucks drastically reduce noise and exhaust emissions and create new opportunities to manage logistics, stated a Volvo news release.

Diesel prices up and down Monday; national average at $3.025 a gallon

Diesel prices up and down Monday; national average at $3.025 a gallon

Diesel prices went up in five regions and down in five, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Monday, and although the national average went up, it was only by 3 tenths of a penny, to $3.025 a gallon.

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index falls from October spike to more sustainable level

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index falls from October spike to more sustainable level

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for November fell back from the spike measured in October to a more sustainable level with a 5.8 reading, the company reported Monday.

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