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EnRoute- August 8, 2019

Truckers who have tampered with their emissions system could have their plates seized in Ontario, no matter where their truck is domiciled. FULL STORY





TOP STORIES

Truckers who have tampered with their emissions system could have their plates seized in Ontario, no matter where their truck is domiciled. FULL STORY
 
The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has proposed that the Crash Preventability Demonstration Program should be made permanent to gain additional data to recognize possible safety risks on America's roads. FULL STORY
 
A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Inspector General audit has given a 2017 agency study critical of glider truck emissions a clean bill of health.
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TECHNOLOGY TRENDS

A new report from the North American Council on Freight Efficiency (NACFE) indicates that fleets can significantly trim their idle times with an investment in the right combination of technologies. FULL STORY
 
The decision whether to handle vehicle maintenance in-house or to outsource some or all of that work has been a hotly debated subject across the trucking industry for years.
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BRIEFLY

ZONAR has recently updated its Automatic On-Board Recording Device (AOBRDs) transition checklist to help fleet managers strategically manage the transition to Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). . . MERITOR INC. has announced that it has completed its acquisition of AxleTech from investment firm The Carlyle Group. . .CUMMINS INC. has announced the launch of its online store shopcummins.com for customers in the United States. . . DANA INC. has announced that is will provide its Spicer Electrified e-Propulsion solution with integrated TM4 Sumo HP motor-inverter system to power Class 8 tractor-trailer units that will move freight year-round between Edmonton and Calgary in Alberta, Canada




 

PEOPLE

JEFF FERELL has recently been appointed to Director of Field Sales- National Accounts for J.J. Keller & Associates. . . KEVIN BARNEY has been named General Manager of Kenworth Truck Co. and Vice-President of PACAAR




 

NUMBERS

U.S. and Canadian Class 8 Natural Gas truck retail sales for the first five months of 2019 gained 43% year-to-date, according to a recent quarterly report released by ACT research. FULL STORY
 
Dana Inc. announced strong financial results for the second quarter of 2019. FULL STORY
 
Cummins Inc. reported $675 million in net income for the second quarter of 2019, a 23.8% increase from the second quarter of 2018. FULL STORY
 
Eaton Corp. reported net income increased 4.1% in 2019's second quarter from 2018. FULL STORY
 
Ryder System Inc. announced higher earnings and record revenue in the second quarter of 2019 in all three business segments, reflecting new business and higher volumes. FULL STORY
 
Allison Transmission Holdings reported net income for the second quarter of 2019 was up 4% to $181 million, compared with $174 million for the same period in 2018, according to a July earnings release. FULL STORY
 
The Federal Reserve has cut interest rates by a quarter-point for the first time since 2008.
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