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  • Search for truck drivers should include youth, urban centers, military: Spear

    March 20, 2019 8:02AM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – When American Trucking Associations president Chris Spear looks at youth, urban centers and military ranks, he sees opportunities to expand the trucking industry’s labor pool. But reaching out to any of the groups will require some different

  • PIT Group and TMC to validate fuel economy, electromechanical braking

    March 17, 2019 12:08PM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Quebec-based PIT Group and the American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) are pushing forward with joint research into fuel-saving and emerging braking technologies. PIT Group is reviewing and validating the test data used to develop

  • Roadside repair costs push higher in face of tariffs, labor costs

    March 17, 2019 11:52AM by John G. Smith

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Data from several truckload fleets suggests the costs of individual roadside breakdowns and repairs were on the rise in 2018, reaching an average of US $334.20 when excluding tire-related repairs. Jim Buell, FleetNet America’s executive vice-president of

  • TMC warns of email scam

    February 6, 2018 10:37AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Association’s Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) is warning those attending its annual meeting about potential email scams. Emails have been offering to sell the list of attendees, and booking hotel reservations through a non-authorized

  • News Equipment

    Dana adds more options for downsped powertrains

    February 29, 2016 2:46PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The downspeeding trend is likely to continue, and efforts to downspeed powertrains will become more aggressive, according to Steve Slesinski, director of global product planning, commercial vehicle driveline technologies with Dana. “Downspeeding is here to stay,” he

  • In the black

    June 9, 2014 1:14PM by John G. Smith

    Track your costs and find the profit with a tire benchmarking program