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Archive: September 2017

New Mack Anthem Takes Center Stage

September 28, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, News, Owner Operators, Safety, Technology
New Mack Anthem Takes Center Stage at the 2017 North American Commercial Vehicle Show

Mack Trucks debuted its powerful and aerodynamic new Mack Anthem highway model during the inaugural 2017 North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta, Georgia. The Anthem’s bold design, coupled with its driver-focused interior, stakes a claim as the new highway hero. Mack also announced that Bendix Wingman Fusion, a camera- [...]

ATA Urges Congress To Support Automated Vehicle Development

September 17, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
ATA Urges Congress To Support Automated Vehicle Development

American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation about the importance of including commercial vehicles in the discussion around automated vehicles and urged the Federal government not to stifle innovation around the technology. “I hope my testimony will help unwind [...]

Knight Transportation And Swift Transportation Company Merge

September 14, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. announced today the completion of the merger of Knight Transportation, Inc. and Swift Transportation Company. The Company will maintain the distinct Knight and Swift brands and operations while implementing best practices across the enterprise. Executive Chairman, Kevin P. Knight, commented on the merger as follows: “We [...]

SAF-Holland Expands Operations At Dumas Facility

September 3, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

SAF-Holland announced it is expanding its operations in Dumas, Arkansas. As part of the expansion, the company will open a new facility in the old Federal-Mogul building to accommodate increased business with current customers. “Our investment in Dumas will enable SAF-Holland to expand the North American business as we prepare [...]