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Auto Sales Expected to Fall 17% This Year

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:43
Vehicle sales in the U.S. are expected to fall 17.3% this year to the lowest level in a decade as semiconductor shortages and other supply chain problems continue to hamper production.

EIA Delays Fuel Price Release for Second Week

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:05
The U.S. Energy Information Administration has delayed its weekly release of national fuel prices for the second week in a row June 27.

Where the Supply Chain Recovery Stands

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 09:13
Two years into the crisis that disrupted global supply chains, the busiest port complex in the U.S. is still battling bottlenecks across the board.

Goods-Trade Deficit Narrows to Smallest This Year

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 08:56
The U.S. merchandise-trade deficit narrowed in May to its smallest this year as exports rose to a record, suggesting a tailwind for economic growth in the second quarter.

ATA Asks Federal Leaders to Assist in Rail Negotiations

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 15:36
American Trucking Associations called on federal elected leaders to ensure ongoing freight rail workforce negotiations avoid disrupting key aspects of the nation’s supply chain.

KAG Energy Expands Midwest Footprint

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 15:28
KAG Energy is growing its operations in the Midwest after recently securing new business in the region, the business group announced June 27.

Skin, Musculoskeletal Health Essential for Truck Drivers

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 13:00
When truck driver health care comes to mind, most think of cardiovascular or weight issues. However, skin care and musculoskeletal well-being is also a growing concern.

Daimler, European Partners to Test HD Truck Using Liquid Hydrogen Fuel

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 12:54
To test the use of liquid hydrogen as a commercial vehicle fuel, Daimler Truck announced it is putting a prototype heavy-duty truck and filling station into operation in Germany.

Crossword Puzzle Solution for June 27, 2022

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 12:30
Here's the solution to the crossword puzzle found in the June 27, 2022 print edition.

CSX Completes Purchase of Pan Am Railways

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 10:13
MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. — CSX Corp. has completed its long-sought purchase of Pan Am Railways.

Wisconsin Makes Move Among State Efforts to Address Fuel Prices

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 09:12
Wisconsin’s new emergency order to stop gas and diesel price gouging is among the latest moves by several governors to lessen the impact of rising fuel prices.

Durable Goods Orders Exceed Forecast

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 08:47
Orders placed with U.S. factories for durable goods rose more than expected in May, suggesting business investment so far remains firm even in the face of rising interest rates and mounting concerns about the economy.

Average Gasoline Price Drops 4 Cents to $5.05 a Gallon

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 08:26
CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell by 4 cents per gallon in the past two weeks to $5.05 for regular grade, it was reported June 26.

Perspective: Opportunities to Help Ocean Freight

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 08:20
Supply chain disruptions have impacted the quality of life for virtually every American. The delays and bottlenecks, which began early in the pandemic, continue sending shockwaves throughout our economy, leading to higher prices and back orders with no end in sight.

Ballard Truck Center Gains Electric Dealer Certification

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 12:55
Ballard Truck Center announced it became the first certified electric vehicle dealer for Mack Trucks and Volvo Truck North America in Massachusetts at its Tewksbury location.

Nearly 1,300 CMVs Taken Out of Service on Surprise Brake Safety Day

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 12:32
Commercial vehicle inspectors took 1,290 CMVs, or 14.1% of those inspected, out of service with critical brake-related violations on a special unannounced brake safety day operation.

DB Schenker to Acquire USA Truck for $435 Million

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 12:15
USA Truck is being acquired by DB Schenker in a $435 million deal announced June 24.

Permian Basin Faces Pollution Rules That Could Curb Drilling

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 10:30
The Biden administration is considering triggering tougher anti-smog requirements that could curb drilling across parts of the Permian Basin, the world’s biggest oil field that straddles Texas and New Mexico.

UPS Donates Semi-Tractor to Georgia Technical College

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 09:15
ALBANY, Ga. — UPS Inc. has agreed to donate a semi-tractor to Albany Technical College at the Logistics Education Center on the college’s main campus.

Toyota Recalls Electric Car for Wheel That May Detach

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 08:37
TOKYO — Toyota is recalling 2,700 bZ4X crossover vehicles globally for wheel bolts that could become loose, in a major setback for the Japanese automaker’s ambitions to roll out electric cars.