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Bill Targets Truck Excise Tax

Bipartisan legislation to repeal the 12-percent federal excise tax (FET) on the sale of heavy-duty trucks and trailers is getting “strong support” from American Trucking Associations (ATA) and Modernize the Truck Fleet (MTF), a coalition…

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TuSimple Partnering With Ryder

TuSimple partnering with Ryder System Inc to Expand Nationwide Autonomous Trucking Ryder maintenance facilities in the Southern U.S. to serve as terminals for TuSimple’s expanding Autonomous Freight Network Autonomous trucking software developer TuSimple will...

3 enter pleas in trucking scam, a Louisiana insurance ring, dubbed Operation Sideswipe, "On Thursday, June 17, Danny Patrick Keating Jr., 52, a New Orleans-based personal injury attorney, entered a guilty plea to charges of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud..." 0

3 Enter Pleas In Trucking Scam

Three more participants in a Louisiana insurance ring, dubbed Operation Sideswipe — that targeted heavy-duty commercial trucks — pleaded guilty in June, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. One of the three is an…

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Truck Electrification ‘A Realty’

With the total cost of electric-vehicle ownership for some commercial applications already beating out internal-combustion engines, ACT Research predicts that electrification of the Class 4-8 commercial vehicle market in the U.S. and Canada will top…

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Orders Rising For Driver-Less Trucks

TuSimple has received 6,775 reservations for a new line of SAE Level 4 International LT Series autonomous trucks. The trucks will be equipped with TuSimple’s advanced autonomous driving system and manufactured by Navistar beginning in…

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Repair Sector Forms Trade Group

Repair ACES (Association for Commercial Equipment Solutions) announced its launch at the Diesel Laptops Virtual Truck Repair Expo on May 7-8. The association has been created “by industry professionals who saw a need and had…

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Isuzu Acquires UD Trucks

Isuzu Motors has acquired Japan-based UD Trucks (formerly long known as Nissan Diesel) from the Volvo Group for about $2.2 billion, company said recently. The transaction is estimated to have a positive impact on the…

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Freight Market Robust, Analysts Say

The list of things to like from the current economic, freight and commercial vehicle demand perspectives is long, according to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle Outlook. “From the freight perspective…

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Traton To Build Electric Trucks

The Traton Group announced it is preparing to transition to manufacturing electric trucks by investing $1.9 billion in research and development of e-mobility by 2025. Traton, which is in the process of acquiring Navistar International…

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Tesla Names New Semi-Truck Executive

Tesla announced Jerome Guillen, formerly president of automotive, has transited to a new role as vice president of heavy duty trucks to lead production of the Tesla semi-truck program and related charging and servicing networks…

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