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Industry News and Events

Used Glider Values Now Available

Starting with the May edition, the ATD/NADA Official Commercial Truck Guide will include values for selected makes and models of completed glider kits...

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New Model Year Added to March Commercial Truck Guide

As is the case every March, a new model year has been added to the ATD/NADA Official Commercial Truck Guide. Online and electronic versions of the Guide now include model years 2016-2000...

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Congress Gives Trucking Two Big Gifts to Start 2016

As we mentioned a few weeks ago, the 2016 spending package signed in December lifts the ban on exports of domestic crude oil. Also in the bill is an extension and expansion of the Section 179 tax deduction package. Both items are a net positive for the trucking industry...

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The US Could be Back in the Global Crude Oil Business

Negotiators from both parties in the House of Representatives agreed Wednesday to a fiscal year 2016 tax and spending bill with many compromises on both sides...

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EPA Phase 2 Could Shake up the New and Used Truck Market

At the FTR Conference two weeks ago, Amy Kopin, regulatory and compliance program manager with Daimler Trucks North America, provided details concerning the challenges truckmakers could face meeting the EPA/NHTSA Greenhouse Gas Reduction proposals ...

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The VW Diesel Engine Boondoggle – Déjà vu for the Truck Industry

As you’ve probably heard, it was recently discovered that a large number of Volkswagen’s diesel engines are engineered to defeat EPA testing procedures by switching to a lower-emissions engine map when the computer senses that a test is being performed...

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July Class 8 Orders Surprise on the Upside

As reported in trucking media, Class 8 orders increased somewhat unexpectedly in July, coming in 21.9% higher than June at 23,920...

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Economy Looks Stronger in Q2

Without diving too deep into the figures (the primary sources are readily available), it looks like those of us who attributed much of the first quarter’s economic weakness to weather (first the severe winter in the Northeast and Midwest, then to a lesser degree the flooding in the Southwest) were on track...

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Rush Bets on Natural Gas

As reported today in trucking media, Rush Enterprises announced a subsidiary called Momentum Fuel Technologies, which will manufacture and install Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) power solutions for Class 6 to 8 trucks...

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Two Major Additions to NADA Commercial Truck Values

The May edition of the ATD/NADA Official Commercial Truck Guide® is now available. In response to customer feedback, this edition contains values for the Caterpillar CT660 construction truck, as well as a “Fresh Engine Overhaul” option...

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