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  • 10/17/2018 9:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Charlotte has been selected to receive the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities award, which recognizes cities fueling economic growth and job creation in the U.S. and Canada. A formal award presentation will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, at 11:30 a.m. EST at zMAX Dragway. The recognition program was originally scheduled to honor Charlotte in September, but because of Hurricane Florence, the presentation was rescheduled.

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  • 10/17/2018 9:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Reefer madness began today-Oct. 17—in Canada as the nation became the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana. Not surprisingly, retail giant Walmart is pondering whether it should offer cannabis-based products at its Canadian outlets. Even with its tentative announcement, the company’s shares on the U.S. stock market rose 2.7% to $96.97 in recent trading.

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  • 10/17/2018 9:17 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    All Volvo truck owners in the U.S. and Canada with GHG 2017 Volvo engines equipped with Volvo’s factory-installed connectivity hardware are now eligible for software and parameter updates with Volvo’s Remote Programming. Users can perform updates anywhere in the U.S. and Canada where a cellular connection is available, and at the discretion of the vehicle’s decision maker.

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  • 10/09/2018 9:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Kenworth continued its tradition of driver-focused product development with the introduction of its new long-hood conventional – the Kenworth W990 – Thursday evening during a major unveiling event at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. A large audience of customers, dealers and press gathered to celebrate the launch of the new W990 with its traditional design that truly makes it The Driver’s Truck.

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  • 10/04/2018 10:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    To qualify for your per diem, IRS rules state your job has to be away from”your tax dwelling considerably more” than a normal workday and you must sleep away from your home on the days the per diem is being used, ATBS says.

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  • 10/04/2018 10:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Now labeled the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), instead of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement), the new deal recently negotiated by the Trump administration with two of America’s top trading partners preserves most of the provisions of NAFTA while improving economic conditions for U.S. dairy farmers as well as auto workers in both the U.S. and Mexico.

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  • 10/04/2018 10:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Just as Washington D.C. smolders over President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the current panel of eight justices is reviewing a potentially economy changing case involving a long-haul trucker who filed a suit against transportation company New Prime in 2015. The case, New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira No. 17-340, has wide-ranging effects on not only the trucking industry but the U.S. economy as a whole. It reflects current disputes about the definitions of the terms “employee,” “independent contractor” and “contracts of employment.”

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  • 09/28/2018 10:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is showcasing the Freightliner® EconicSD™, Freightliner 114SD and the Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner® C2 all-electric school bus at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018. The products will be part of the Daimler exhibit (#FG P98), which will feature Daimler commercial vehicle solutions from around the world.


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  • 09/28/2018 10:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In a market which includes some 50 other competitors, Seattle based digital freight-booking startup Convoy has taken a major step forward by raising $185 million during a recent funding round spearheaded by Google parent company Alphabet, Inc. Convoy already had the monetary backing from the likes of Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The new funding brings Convoy’s total raised to $265 million, giving the business a total value of over $1 billion.

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  • 09/13/2018 10:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Volvo Trucks is now presenting a new transport solution consisting of autonomous electric commercial vehicles that can contribute to more efficient, safer and cleaner transportation. The long-term goal is to offer companies that need continuous transport services between fixed hubs a complement to today’s offerings

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