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Oct 21, 2009

Cargo theft and trucking

“We spend millions on research and development, scientist salaries, manufacturing, background checks, and the latest in high-tech facility security....More
Oct 20, 2009

Biofuel breakthrough?

“Our customer is every municipality that has a wastewater treatment plant. It will provide a value-added product for municipal waste water plants,....More
Oct 19, 2009

Cell phone bans and safer driving

"What's clear from surveys, despite some variability in their findings, is that bans on hand-held phoning while driving can have big, long-term....More
Oct 16, 2009

Are we getting there?

“The continued rise of the freight transportation service index is evidence that America is moving towards economic recovery.” –Transportation....More
Oct 15, 2009

Contracts for emission reductions?

“This approach will reduce emissions without imposing crippling new costs that will hurt construction firms and their workers.” –Stephen Sandherr,....More
Oct 14, 2009

Exploring energy & environmental options

“We can see that what we’re doing is good for the environment, and also that it leads to better production economy for us.” –Anders Olausson, plant....More
Oct 13, 2009

Accident prevention … from space?

“A satellite orbiting the earth could someday prevent an auto accident.” –Dr. Gerhard Schmidt, chief technical officer and vice president, of....More
Oct 12, 2009

Of carbon, energy, and the economy

“We've also got to fundamentally rethink the way we build and produce goods in this country.” –Gary Locke, U.S. Secretary of Commerce If you don’t....More
Oct 09, 2009

Good news about cash flow

“While there is more accounts receivable stress than a year ago, our data suggests that confidence in sales may be starting to return. The increasing....More
Oct 08, 2009

Revitalizing diesel

“Do you think that the future of propulsion lies in the modification of the internal combustion engine? I think, at least for the long term, are....More
Oct 07, 2009

Letting innovation loose

“Our partnership with EPA will help us to develop and nurture science and engineering talent with real-world training and experience, allowing these....More
Oct 06, 2009

CARB and the lease/rental impact

“The California regulation applies to trucks that travel in California regardless if they are registered inside or outside of California and includes....More
Oct 05, 2009

DOT vs. distracted driving

“To put it plainly, distracted driving is a menace to society. This trend distresses me deeply, both on a personal level, and as the nation’s chief....More
Oct 01, 2009

Of bread … and diesel

“Diesel power is working for us today – in our everyday lives – in key sectors of our economy like trucking, freight rail, industrial applications,....More
Sep 30, 2009

Challenges growing for biofuels

“In the near term, the biofuels market looks like a train wreck. However, in the 10 to 15 year timeframe, the outlook remains very positive.” –Clint....More
What's Trucks at Work?

Trucks at Work: Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.

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