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EnRoute- November 14, 2019

TRALA IN THE NEWS

TRALA has announced that Chris Christie will serve as the keynote presenter at its 2020 Annual Meeting, set for March 29 to April 1, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs, Florida. FULL STORY






TOP STORIES
 

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has proposed a regulation requiring that manufacturers sell a set percentage of zero-emissions battery-electric and fuel cell trucks beginning with the model year 2024. FULL STORY
 
Trade issues between the U.S. and China, new products, record Class 8 demand, vehicle electrification, high-record production levels, increases in last-mile deliveries, and more are all impacting truck tires in 2019.
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TECHNOLOGY TRENDS
 

Truck-Lite Co., LLC added heated 5"x7" rectangular LED headlights to its LED forward lighting product line. FULL STORY
 
Daimler Truck Financial has introduced a pay-as-you-drive lease financing solution that uses telematics to track vehicle mileage and allow payments to vary based on how much the truck is actually working. FULL STORY
 
Dana Inc. announced the launch of an electrified field terminal tractor in collaboration with Lonestar Specialty Vehicles.
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BRIEFLY
 

VOLVO TRUCKS has started selling its Volvo FL and Volvo FE electric trucks in select markets within Europe. . . BRIDGESTONE AMERICAS INC. has reported record-breaking support for its 27th annual charitable and volunteer campaign in support of the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville. . .MCKINNEY TRAILER RENTALS recently held a grand opening at its new corporate headquarters in Brea CA.






PEOPLE
 

TONYA WALKER has joined Team Hercules as a Sales Trainee.






NUMBERS
 

Preliminary net Class 8 orders for October, typically a bellwether month, were 22,100 and the highest in 11 months, ACT research reported Nov. 4. FULL STORY
 
Transportation economist Noel Perry says the state of the U.S. trucking economy has been decent in 2019, though not at the record-setting level of 2017-18. FULL STORY
 
Even as the trucking industry weathers plunging freight rates and lingering driver shortages, the costs of operating commercial vehicles continue to rise, a new study shows.
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TRALA ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Calling all TRALA members! As a benefit of membership, your company is invited to submit press releases and announcements to the association. Your news - including personnel changes, mergers and acquisitions, new and joint ventures, earnings news and other items of interest - will be considered for posting in EnRoute. Questions? Contact TRALA's Shannon Davison at sdavison@trala.org