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EnRoute- January 24, 2019

States may face serious financial trouble due to a prolonged government shutdown. FULL STORY





TOP STORIES

The New York State Department of Transportation has announced that state inspectors will begin enforcing federal electronic logging device rules. FULL STORY
 
The new lease accounting standards have given some companies the opportunity to find unexpected savings, according to the Wall Street Journal. FULL STORY
 
The commercial vehicle market remains strong despite reports of a deceleration in the U.S. economy.
FULL STORY




TECHNOLOGY TRENDS


Volvo Group has announced its investment in an electric vehicle charging systems developer. FULL STORY
 
Meritor Inc. has 22 electrification programs with global OEMs that is expected to put at least 130 fully electric medium and heavy-duty commercial trucks on the road through 2020. FULL STORY
 
Ryder System, Inc. has succeeded in transforming Ryder smart warehouses in the Miami, Dallas, and Chicago markets.
FULL STORY




BRIEFLY


KENWORTH TRUCK CO. and TOYOTA are collaborating to develop 10 hydrogen-electric tractors for drayage operations in the Los Angeles basin. . . INLAND KENWORTH has opened a new parts and service facility in Castlegar, British Columbia Canada. . . RYDER SYSTEM, INC. has announced its expansion of COOP by Ryder into South Florida. 




NUMBERS


Dana Inc. has announced preliminary 2018 financial results that included higher revenue, and higher earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization. FULL STORY
 
Sales of Medium-Duty trucks reached 22,045 in December 2018, which is a 4.1% increase from December 2017. FULL STORY 
 
U.S. Class 8 retail sales rose 16.7% to 26,083 in December to cap the fourth-highest sales year ever. FULL STORY





TRALA ANNOUNCEMENTS


Register Today for TRALA's 2019 Annual Meeting

 
Register today for TRALA's 2019 Annual Meeting which will be held April 7-10 at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida. Early bird rates have been extended to February 1, 2019. More information including rates, agenda and travel information can be found by clicking here.
 
Ready to register? Click here.
 
If you have any questions, please contact TRALA's Shannon Davison at sdavison@trala.org or Jennylynne Bowman at jbowman@trala.org.