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Pilot Program to Allow Under-21 Veterans to Drive Trucks in Interstate Commerce

Pilot Program to Allow Under-21 Veterans to Drive Trucks in Interstate Commerce

The U.S. DOT plans to launch a pilot program that would allow 18-20 year olds who have the military equivalent of a commercial driver’s license to operate large trucks in interstate commerce. The results could play a vital role in lowering the age of eligibility for some truck drivers.

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Battery Powered HVAC Available for New Cascadia Models

A new Battery Powered HVAC system is available as a factory-installed option for new...

A battery powered HVAC system is now available as a factory-installed option for new Freightliner Cascadia truck models.

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Medium Duty Orders Rise in June, Class 8 Above 40K

Preliminary orders of classes 4-8 trucks increased in June with class 8 trucks crossing the 40,000-unit level for the fourth time in six months and medium-duty orders increasing to 26,400 units in a month that's typically weak for classes 5-7 vehicles, according to ACT Research.

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Cummins Acquires Electric and Hybrid Powertrain Provider

Cummins has acquired Efficient Drivetrains Inc., which produces electric and hybrid powertrains...

Cummins has acquired Efficient Drivetrains Inc., a Silicon Valley-based company known for producing hybrid and electric power solutions for the commercial market.

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Ancra International Becomes Ancra Cargo

Cargo handling and restraint systems provider Ancra International has announced a company name change to Ancra Cargo.

Bharat Mahajan has been appointed chief financial officer of Daseke Inc., assuming the role from Scott Wheeler who was named Daseke president earlier in the year.

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Roadrunner Loss Widens Amid Financial Probe

Roadrunner Loss Widens Amid Financial Probe

The asset-light trucking and logistics provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. reported its first quarter operating results on Monday that showed a bigger loss than it reported a year earlier as it also said its now in compliance with government reporting rules.

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Diesel Laptops Moves to New Headquarters

The company has invested more than 2 million in the new headquarters and company chief financial...

Truck diagnostic software and hardware distributor Diesel Laptops has relocated its offices and production facility to Gilbert, S.C.

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Utah Clean Cities Shows BYD Refuse Truck

BYD’s Class-6 26,000 lbs GVWR truck, is powered by an all-electric power source, enabling more...

Build Your Dreams (BYD) was selected by the Utah Clean Cities Coalition (UCC) to showcase its Class 6 electric refuse hauler.

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Efficient Drivetrains Offers Medium-Duty Electrification Kit

The EDI PowerDrive Electrification kits are suited for Class-6 step vans, box and work trucks, utility vehicles, and passenger shuttles.

  
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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