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Apr 06, 2010

Daimler-Renault-Nissan alliance bears watching

As reports abound today that automakers Renault and Nissan will announce a parts-sharing and technology-swapping alliance with Daimler tomorrow....More
Mar 30, 2010

The birth of biodiesel

I’ve come to believe the saying, “what goes around, comes around,” is famous because it’s true. Fashion comes and goes, but every 20 years or so, we....More
Mar 23, 2010

Senate denies “Brown Bailout”; UPS, FedEx Express react

The U.S. Senate on Monday voted 93-0 to advance the FAA Reauthorization Act to fund the FAA through 2011. The bill itself is not unlike the....More
Mar 17, 2010

ATA seeks nominees for America’s Road Team

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is now seeking drivers to be part of its 2011-12 America’s Road Team. America’s Road Team is chosen every....More
Mar 11, 2010

Border dispute continues to hurt U.S. trucking interests

The one-year mark has come and gone, and we still don’t have a resolution to the cross-border trucking dispute between the U.S. and Mexico. The U.S....More
Mar 05, 2010

Goodyear finalists are all Highway Heroes

The four finalists for Goodyear North America’s Highway Hero Award have been announced. While any one of the four could win the 27th annual award,....More
Mar 02, 2010

The dirty side of electricity

Thinking of going electric with your vehicle to save the environment? Think again. A story on the site EurActive.com cites a report from last year....More
Feb 26, 2010

No Rush to judgment, but this trucking family is first class

On Wednesday of this week, I had the occasion to travel to Rush Truck Center of Houston, part of the Rush Enterprises group, for a press conference....More
Feb 22, 2010

Navistar donates to ATA's driver recruitment efforts

The American Trucking Assns.’ (ATA) driver recruitment initiatives recently benefited from a $10,000 donation from Navistar International Corp. ATA’s....More
Feb 05, 2010

Gordon Trucking delivers for missing children

More than 2,000 children each day are reported missing in this country. More than one million children are reported missing in any one-year time....More
Feb 03, 2010

Cory Home Delivery stays true to its roots

Symbolic of the times, a young Joseph Cory stepped into his first truck and ventured out into the streets of Brooklyn, NY, determined to deliver that....More
Feb 02, 2010

Another satisfied customer for Chrome Shop Mafia’s “Don”

A lot of truck drivers would love to customize their vehicles. Many add their own personal touches. Few get the chance to go beyond that. But Wayne....More
Jan 29, 2010

Biodiesel tax credit needs immediate attention

With the coming of the New Year came the passing of the biodiesel tax credit. What’s the big deal, you say? Well, companies, not to mention farmers....More
Jan 27, 2010

Training grants available for military spouses

With so many families in the U.S. affected by the deployment of military personnel around the globe, we sometimes forget the sacrifices these....More
Jan 21, 2010

Trucking finds its American Idol

Millions of Americans watch American Idol each week. I admit, I watch it when I can. Ironically, the train wrecks that are so often the auditions don....More
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