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  1. The Mack Granite model will take center stage in Mack Trucks booth at the Work Truck Show, to be held March 6-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. View the full article
  2. "There are 3.5 million truckers in America, and only 200,000 of them are women, and only a fraction of them are black women, and only one of them is Sputter." That's how an article in this month's issue of Oprah's O magazine starts out, View the full article
  3. Calhoun Truck Lines is the new name of the Midwest-based intermodal trucking company formerly known as Universal Transportation Services. View the full article
  4. Iowa 80 Truckstop has joined forces with Truckers Against Trafficking to raise awareness about human trafficking among professional drivers and expand its employee training program. View the full article
  5. The California Construction Trucking Association has added Joe Rajkovacz, former OOIDA director of regulatory affairs, to its staff. Rajkovacz will lead the expansion of the association to include owner-operators and motor carriers operating in interstate commerce. View the full article
  6. For 2012, the Energy Information Administration has lowered its forecasted price for diesel and gasoline, and it expects West Texas Intermediate crude oil to average about $95 per barrel over the second half of 2012. View the full article
  7. ACT Research lowered its Class 8 build expectations for the second half of the year due to continuing softness in demand. Expectations for medium-duty build were unchanged. View the full article
  8. Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to increase 4.8% in June compared with the same month last year, and year-over-year increases are expected to continue into the holiday season shipping cycle, View the full article
  9. It's looking like officials are closer to building a second bridge to link Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, lightening traffic at one of the most congested U.S.-Canadian border crossings. The new span would be downriver from the 83-year-old Ambassador Bridge. View the full article
  10. American Trucking Associations is calling on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to release a study of the links between violations and crash risk used to develop its methodology for assigning carriers' scores in its monitoring and measurement system: Compliance, Safety, Accountability. View the full article
  11. In a victory for Navistar's competitors, a federal court said that the Environmental Protection Agency should not have allowed Navistar to pay penalties on engines that don't meet clean air standards. View the full article
  12. Trimble has acquired privately-held GeoTrac Systems Inc. of Calgary, Alberta, a provider of wireless fleet management and worker safety solutions for the oil and gas industry. The addition of GeoTrac is expected to extend Trimble company PeopleNet's transportation solutions View the full article
  13. Trincon Group, a transportation industry advisory firm, released a series of five educational webinars to address the most pervasive issues affecting the trucking industry today-driver recruitment, retention and increasing costs. View the full article
  14. Allied Systems Holdings Inc. and 18 of its subsidiaries, including Allied Automotive Group Inc., Axis Group Inc., and Allied's Canadian units, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on June 10. View the full article
  15. Heavy Duty Trucking magazine is a finalist for both national and regional awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors for its 2012 Azbee Awards: View the full article
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