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King Countys Kenworth T680E Battery Electric Vehicle Rolls Out of Kenworth Renton Plant king county t680e 3lr 0

County Receives First Electric Truck

King County receives first electric truck, a new Kenworth T680E at the Kenworth Renton manufacturing plant. The truck is designed for pickup and delivery, regional haul and drayage applications, and is available as a day cab…

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Chips Still Hindering Truck Plants

Lack of chips still hindering truck plants. Semiconductor shortages are still interfering with efforts by truck manufacturers to produce enough trucks to fulfill customer order commitments – and truck makers may not be able to meet…

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Schenker Buys USA Truck

Schenker buys USA Truck and signed deal to acquire USA Truck Inc for $435 million cash, which last year produced a profit of nearly $25 million on revenues of $710 million. A year earlier, those numbers were $4.7 million and $551 million…

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Heartland Buys Smith Transport

Heartland buys Smith Transport Heartland Express Inc. has acquired dry van truckload carrier Smith Transport Inc. and related entities for about $170 million. The Smith companies will continue to operate from Roaring Spring under the leadership of Todd Smith…

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Sysco Orders 800 Electric Trucks

Sysco orders 800 electric trucks and plans to deploy up to 800 battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractors by 2026. Freightliner eCascadias along with refrigerated trailers will play a significant role in achieving its science-based climate goal to electrify 35% of its U.S. fleet by 2030.

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KAG Logistics acquires American PetroLog

KAG Logistics acquires American PetroLog LLC, a Lafayette, La.-based company providing multi-modal distribution services to the petrochemical industry. KAG Logistics is a major logistics provider in the petroleum, renewable fuels, specialty products, food products and…

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ATA Hails Committee Passage of Bill

ATA hails committee passage of bill to boost truck parking availability and CEO Chris Spear praised congressional leaders for advancing the Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act – which would authorize $755 million over the next four…

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Registration Open for 2022 ATA MCE

Registration Open for 2022 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego, Calif., October 22-25. This year’s event, themed Investing in Our Future will take place October 22-25 at the San Diego Convention Center and…

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Group Opposes Higher Trucker Pay

Business group opposes higher trucker pay. Legislation aimed at ensuring overtime pay for truckers is getting close scrutiny from a major shipper group that plans to fight hard against it if the bill starts to gain steam.

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Fuel Driving Out Truckers

Fuel driving out truckers as survey shows rising cost of fuel present a mountainous climb to overcome for small carriers. Many small carriers who entered the trucking industry in 2020-21 are finding today’s challenges too

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