Thursday, April 26, 2018
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FTR increases Class 8 truck and trailer forecasts as orders pour in

FTR increases Class 8 truck and trailer forecasts as orders pour in

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR is significantly increasing both its Class 8 truck and commercial trailer forecasts for 2018.

Global Port Tracker report: Steel tariffs, NAFTA woes may induce trade war

Global Port Tracker report: Steel tariffs, NAFTA woes may induce trade war

WASHINGTON — Imports at the nations’ major retail container ports are expected to dip slightly this month, but that’s the result of annual Asian factory shutdowns for Lunar New Year rather than new tariffs on steel and aluminum imposed this week, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. Nonetheless, those and other tariffs could eventually have an impact on the ports.

Pilot Flying J opens four new locations in Canada, South Carolina, Virginia and Texas

Pilot Flying J opens four new locations in Canada, South Carolina, Virginia and Texas

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J has opened four new locations in recent weeks.

February figures show Class 8 orders continue to surge in 2018

February figures show Class 8 orders continue to surge in 2018

Orders for Class 8 truck continues to be strong, according to the two companies that analyze sales in the commercial vehicle market.

Allstate Peterbilt named Peterbilt Motors’ 2017 Dealer of the Year

Allstate Peterbilt named Peterbilt Motors’ 2017 Dealer of the Year

DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. has named Allstate Peterbilt as the 2017 Dealer of the Year. The award was presented at the 2018 Peterbilt Dealer meeting held in Scottsdale, Arizona.

J.J. Keller program shows how to prepare for roadside inspections

J.J. Keller program shows how to prepare for roadside inspections

NEENAH, Wis. — A poor roadside inspection can lead to fines and a driver or vehicle being placed out of service.

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