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Mack® mDRIVE™ HD 13-Speed Now Standard on Mack Granite® Models

In response to increasing customer demand, Mack Trucks announced its Mack® mDRIVE™ HD 13-speed automated manual transmission (AMT) will be standard on... Read More

Commercial Driver Retention -- And The Survey Says

The survey found 41 percent of commercial drivers are leaving to spend more time at home and 21 percent are leaving due to health issues. The study,... Read More

Ford F-150 Pick up gets new engine/transmission combination

A new optional powertrain will be offered by Ford Motor Co. for its 2017 model F-150 pickup truck line: a second-generation 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost engi... Read More

OPP Finally Lay Charges in Wheel Off Incident

Police say charges have been laid against a transport truck driver and a Quebec-based commercial vehicle company after a 69-year-old driver was kille... Read More

Michelin Introduces All-Position, Next-Gen Wide-Base Single

Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America, introduced the Michelin X ONE XZUS+ Pre-Mold retread — an all-position, next-gene... Read More

Don't Mess With Pensions - Teamsters

The Department of Treasury announced its decision to deny the Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund application to cut the pensio... Read More

Make-A-Wish Mother's Day Truck Convoy Breaks World Record

Truck drivers normally hate congestion, but none of the drivers in the 590-truck traffic jam on Mother’s Day in Lancaster, Pa., seemed to mind.  ... Read More

Average diesel price increase slowing down

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel had an increase of five-tenths of a cent from last week to $2.271 per gallon for the week ending Mo... Read More

Cummins to Offer Over-the-air Programming

Building on its pioneering introduction of over-the-air programming, International Truck is now the first truck OEM to offer OTA programming for Cummi... Read More

Diesel Prices, Peak Shipping Boost Trucking Conditions

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for November reflects dropping fuel prices and strong freight volumes from a good holiday shopping season, accor... Read More