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  • Diesel Climbs Again, Rises 2.3¢ to $2.996 a Gallon
    By Carol Hill
    Posted Jan 9th 2018 1:28PM
    The U.S. average retail price for diesel jumped 2.3 cents to $2.996 cents a gallon, while crude hovered near $62 a barrel amid political tensions in Iran and a decline in active U.S. oil wells.
  • OOIDA’s Jim Johnston Dies at 78
    By Carol Hill
    Posted Jan 9th 2018 12:43PM
    Jim Johnston, one of the founders and the long-serving leader of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, has died at age 78 after more than a year-long battle with lung cancer.
  • Mercedes-Benz Reports Record Van Sales; Teases Rollout of Next Sprinter
    By David Cullen
    Posted Jan 8th 2018 10:59AM
    Stuttgart, Germany-based Mercedes-Benz Vans has announced it set a new record for unit sales in 2017 and for the first time passed the 40,000-vehicles sold mark. The division also again gave a taste of what its next-generation Sprinter will offer.
  • Will the Future of Trucking Be All-Electric? 3 Developments to Watch in 2018
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Jan 8th 2018 9:24AM
      The latest headlines give an impression that trucking—and the automotive industry as a whole—is on the fast-track to full electrification. Take...
  • 2018 trucks
    3 New Developments in Expediter Trucks and Vans for 2018
    By Sean M. Lyden - Satff Writer
    Posted Jan 2nd 2018 9:00AM
    Whether you’re an expedite owner-operator or fleet owner, your goals are similar when it comes to acquiring a new truck or van: Purchase a vehicle ...
  • Tesla's Musk 'Dying to Build' Electric Pickup
    Posted Dec 28th 2017 11:34AM
    Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is promising to produce a battery-electric pickup truck in the near future as the latest entry in his growing lineup of veh...
  • Retailers Balance Post-Holiday Returns Between In-Store and 3PL Options
    By Ari Ashe, Staff Reporter - Transport Topics
    Posted Dec 27th 2017 12:37PM
    In November and December, online shoppers surfed their favorite websites and sent holiday gifts to the front doors of homes nationwide. In January, th...
  • Setting Goals for a Successful 2018
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Dec 26th 2017 9:27AM
    As we enter the new year, this is the time many of us spend reflecting on the past 12 months, thinking about lessons learned, things we can improve, ...
  • Wabco Invests $10 Million in Nikola Motor Company
    Posted Dec 20th 2017 4:06PM
    Wabco Holdings has announced a $10 million strategic investment in Nikola Motor Company, manufacturer of the upcoming Nikola One and Nikola Two hydrog...
  • Randall-Reilly licenses two recruiting titles to Hayes Publishing
    By Contributing Writer
    Posted Dec 20th 2017 3:50PM
    TUSCALOOSA, ALA. (Dec. 20, 2017) -- Randall-Reilly, the B2B leader in driver recruiting, recently licensed to Hayes Publishing, Sevierville, Tenn., th...