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Manufacturers Say Fleet Testing Essential for Developing Improved Truck Tires 
Many of tomorrow’s truck tires are actually on the road today. They are being tested by private fleets hauling food and picking up trash. They are being run on test tracks in South Carolina and Texas. They are being driven over snow-covered roads in northern Canada and on logging trails in Central America.

Truck-Involved Deaths Dip 
Even though large trucks traveled upward of 4 billion more miles in 2014 than in 2013, fewer of them were involved in fatal crashes and fewer people died in those accidents.

GHG Comments Reveal Rift Among Industry Stakeholders 
Federal regulators are intent on publishing the final version of Phase 2 of greenhouse-gas regulations for trucks by August, but recent comments on the proposal show an abundance of disagreement by truck and engine makers, industry and environmental advocates and manufacturers of glider kits.





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Amazon Profit Tops Estimates as Fast Delivery Fuels Growth
Amazon.com Inc.’s sales and profit topped estimates on robust demand for quick-turnaround delivery, cloud services and gadgets such as the Kindle and Echo, adding to evidence the e-commerce giant can make money even as it invests heavily in future hardware, software and entertainment.

Wex to Integrate Fuel Data With ELDs
Fuel-card provider Wex Inc. announced that it plans to help fleets better manage purchases by combining its fuel data with telematics data from electronic logging devices.

Caterpillar to Close Five Plants, Cut 820 Jobs
Caterpillar has announced the planned closing of five plants and the elimination of about 820 jobs as part of its ongoing restructuring in response to “tough market conditions.”


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