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Used Vehicle Prices Increase for the 1st Time in 6 Months

Used Vehicle Prices Increase for the 1st Time in 6 Months

| April 19, 2019

Used Vehicle Price Index Increases 1.1 Points In the April 2019 Used Car and Light Truck Guidelines Industry Update, analysts at J.D. Power Valuation Services note that after six consecutive months of declines, the used vehicle market bounced back in March. As a result, the J.D. Power Valuation Services’ Seasonally Adjusted Used Vehicle Price Index increased by […]

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PACCAR Names Preston Feight as Chief Executive Officer

PACCAR Names Preston Feight as Chief Executive Officer

| April 19, 2019

PACCAR is a global technology leader in light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplate PACCAR Inc Board of Directors has elected Preston Feight as chief executive officer (CEO) effective July 1, 2019. Mr. Feight was also elected as a member of the Board of Directors, effective on the same date. […]

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Identifying Road Crashes Before They Occur

Identifying Road Crashes Before They Occur

| April 19, 2019

EROAD has created a new data algorithm that will enable transport authorities to move to a predictive program of risk management that can improve road safety Driver behavior gathered from over 9.5 million trips and collected through EROAD technology was anonymized, aggregated then analyzed through an innovative algorithm that has resulted in a new way […]

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Commercial Vehicle Data Currently Indicating Demand Strength and Stagnating Freight Growth

Commercial Vehicle Data Currently Indicating Demand Strength and Stagnating Freight Growth

| April 19, 2019

Freight growth is stagnating, even as Class 8 population growth is accelerating According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: Classes 5-8 Report, March’s Class 8 metrics generally aligned with expectations, with the lone exception of cancellations, which continued to trend lower. “Data continue to tell the same stories we have been reporting. […]

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Women In Trucking Association Announces New Partnership with Peterbilt Motors Company

Women In Trucking Association Announces New Partnership with Peterbilt Motors Company

| April 19, 2019

WIT grateful to be partnering with an influential business leader like Peterbilt Peterbilt Motors Company as its newest Gold Level Partner, helping the organization increase the number of women employed in the transportation industry. Michele Rodgers, director of Program Management will serve on the WIT Board of Directors. Since joining in 2016, the company has […]

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One Thousand Local Officials Deliver Letter to Congress Opposing Bigger Tractor-Trailers

One Thousand Local Officials Deliver Letter to Congress Opposing Bigger Tractor-Trailers

| April 19, 2019

The federal government has recommended against increasing the size and weight of trucks As Congress debates a way to fund this country’s deteriorating infrastructure, over 1,000 local government leaders — including mayors, county engineers and public works directors — sent a letter to Capitol Hill asking policymakers to oppose any increases in truck size or […]

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