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Truck Sales Surge 24.5% 
U.S. retail heavy-duty truck sales continued their torrid pace, topping 20,000 in September for just the second time since 2006, WardsAuto.com reported.

Mexican Fleets Keep US Authority as Pilot Program Ends 
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is allowing 13 Mexico-based trucking companies that were part of the agency’s cross-border pilot program to maintain U.S. operating authority.

Fleets to Post Higher 3Q Earnings on Rising Rates, Strong Economy  
Third-quarter earnings at nearly all publicly traded trucking businesses are expected to show solid year-over-year growth, propelled by factors such as higher rates and the improving economy, industry analysts believe.





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Con-way Workers Vote Down Teamsters at Two of Three SoCal Locations
Workers at two of three Con-way Freight terminals in Southern California voted against joining the Teamsters union, while a third, in Los Angeles, voted narrowly in favor of representation, the company said.

Heartland’s Third-Quarter Earnings Rise
Heartland Express said its third-quarter profits climbed 43% from a year ago as freight demand remained strong.

Volvo’s Truck Division Posts Higher 3Q Results
Volvo AB’s truck division posted improved third-quarter financial results as North American truck deliveries increased from a year earlier.


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