News http://bulktransporter.com/taxonomy/term/25862/more en Volvo’s new VNR regional haul model designed to appeal to tank fleets http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-s-new-vnr-regional-haul-model-designed-appeal-tank-fleets <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Volvo Trucks North America unveiled today the new Volvo VNR model, a versatile regional haul tractor designed and developed for the modern professional truck driver and the rapidly evolving demands of goods delivery. The new regional haul truck was introduced April 20 during the ExpoCam truck show in Montreal PQ, Canada.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-s-new-vnr-regional-haul-model-designed-appeal-tank-fleets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-s-new-vnr-regional-haul-model-designed-appeal-tank-fleets#comments Trucks News Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:32:00 +0000 53431 at http://bulktransporter.com International Truck targets bulk haul with new RH Series http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/international-truck-targets-bulk-haul-new-rh-series <div class="node-body article-body"><p>International Truck launched the International RH Series, its new Class 8 regional haul tractor, powered by the new International A26 12.4L engine and designed to deliver best-in-class uptime, improved visibility, and outstanding fuel economy. The new truck was unveiled April 20 during the ExpoCam truck show in Montreal PQ, Canada.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/international-truck-targets-bulk-haul-new-rh-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/international-truck-targets-bulk-haul-new-rh-series#comments Trucks News Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:03:00 +0000 53421 at http://bulktransporter.com ATA Truck Tonnage Index drops 1% in March http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-truck-tonnage-index-drops-1-march <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The American Trucking Associations&rsquo; advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 1% in March, following a 0.1% decline during February. In March, the index equaled 137.5 (2000=100), down from 138.8 in February. The all-time high was 142.7 in February 2016.</p> <p>Compared with March 2016, the SA index rose 0.7%. In February, the index contracted 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. Year-to-date, compared with the same three months in 2016, the index is up 0.2%. For all of 2016, tonnage was up 2.5%.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-truck-tonnage-index-drops-1-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-truck-tonnage-index-drops-1-march#comments Trends News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:38:00 +0000 53411 at http://bulktransporter.com Volvo Trucks previews new VNR regional haul model http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-previews-new-vnr-regional-haul-model <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Volvo Trucks North America offered a glimpse of the shape of trucks to come with two preview videos for its new Volvo VNR regional haul model. The new Volvo VNR will make its public debut April 20 at ExpoCam in Montreal PQ, Canada.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-previews-new-vnr-regional-haul-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-previews-new-vnr-regional-haul-model#comments Trucks News Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:17:00 +0000 53401 at http://bulktransporter.com Trucking associations support Rhode Island legislature minority Leader’s bill to repeal toll law http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/trucking-associations-support-rhode-island-legislature-minority-leader-s-bill-repeal-tol <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Rhode Island Trucking Association joined the American Trucking Associations in praising State Representative Patricia Morgan&rsquo;s (R-District 26) bill to repeal the RhodeWorks toll law. Minority Leader Morgan introduced the legislation at the State House in mid-April.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/trucking-associations-support-rhode-island-legislature-minority-leader-s-bill-repeal-tol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/trucking-associations-support-rhode-island-legislature-minority-leader-s-bill-repeal-tol#comments Regulations News Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:14:00 +0000 53391 at http://bulktransporter.com Oiltanking North America adds to holdings in Texas City TX http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/oiltanking-north-america-adds-holdings-texas-city-tx <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Oiltanking North America LLC announced the acquisition of the Oiltanking Galveston County (OTGAL) terminal. OTGAL currently handles specialty chemicals and petrochemicals with approximately 69,000 cbm (430,000 barrels) of storage capacity. The terminal is situated on over 200 acres allowing ample room for expansion opportunities.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/oiltanking-north-america-adds-holdings-texas-city-tx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/oiltanking-north-america-adds-holdings-texas-city-tx#comments Transloading News Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:11:00 +0000 53381 at http://bulktransporter.com FMCSA will hold public listening session on highly automated commercial vehicles http://bulktransporter.com/technology/fmcsa-will-hold-public-listening-session-highly-automated-commercial-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The US Department of Transportation&rsquo;s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced it will hold a public listening session to solicit information on issues relating to the design, development, testing and deployment of highly automated commercial vehicles.</p> <p>Interested parties will have an opportunity to share their views and any data or analysis on this topic with Agency representatives.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/fmcsa-will-hold-public-listening-session-highly-automated-commercial-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/fmcsa-will-hold-public-listening-session-highly-automated-commercial-vehicles#comments Regulations Technology News Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:09:00 +0000 53371 at http://bulktransporter.com Muncie adds RS6S-P89M Series rear-mount PTO http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/muncie-adds-rs6s-p89m-series-rear-mount-pto <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Muncie Power Products Inc introduces its new RS6S-P89M Series power take-off.</p> <p>A rear mount PTO, the RS6S-P89M power take-off features an integral hydraulic mount for structural support of hydraulic pumps up to 60 pounds without additional transmission support but has a bending moment limit of 29.5 ft/lb maximum.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/muncie-adds-rs6s-p89m-series-rear-mount-pto" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/muncie-adds-rs6s-p89m-series-rear-mount-pto#comments Trucks News Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:07:00 +0000 53361 at http://bulktransporter.com NeoBrake develops lightweight cast iron brake shoe http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/neobrake-develops-lightweight-cast-iron-brake-shoe <div class="node-body article-body"><p>NeoBrake Systems Inc, an early North American heavy-duty brake remanufacturer and formulator of world-class asbestos-free brake linings and pads, has announced a major breakthrough in S-cam foundation brake stopping power and performance with the introduction of Matrix NeoCast, a new lightweight cast iron 4707Q brake shoe.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/neobrake-develops-lightweight-cast-iron-brake-shoe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/neobrake-develops-lightweight-cast-iron-brake-shoe#comments Trucks News Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:05:00 +0000 53351 at http://bulktransporter.com OOIDA takes ELD fight to the US Supreme Court http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/ooida-takes-eld-fight-us-supreme-court <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA), a national association of small-business truckers filed an appeal to the US Supreme Court regarding a lawsuit against a government mandate to electronically track commercial truck drivers.</p> <p>The appeal seeks a review of a ruling from the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. The court had ruled against the association last year on its lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/ooida-takes-eld-fight-us-supreme-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/ooida-takes-eld-fight-us-supreme-court#comments Regulations News Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:03:00 +0000 53341 at http://bulktransporter.com