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Feud Over Toll Plan Rages 
The war of words between Rhode Island officials and the state’s trucking association over Gov. Gina Raimondo’s truck-only tolling infrastructure plan just keeps boiling.

Navistar Unveils HX Series, First New Truck Since 2010 
With the debut of its HX series, International Truck has launched a new Class 8 truck for the first time since 2010, intending, it said, to regain its lead in the vocational market’s severe-service segment.

Love's Agrees to Buy Trillium; Deal Seen as Boon to Nat Gas 
Love's Travel Stops has entered into an agreement to purchase Trillium CNG, a nationwide operator and developer of compressed natural gas fueling stations, a move observers say validates the future of alternative fuels.





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Retaining Techs a Top Dealer Issue 
SAN ANTONIO — Finding talented diesel technicians these days requires the detective skills of Sherlock Holmes, while keeping them on the ranch is a challenge worthy of the greatest cowboy, truck dealer executives say.

Trailer Makers Finding Ways to Stretch 28-Footers
While politicians, Hill aides and lobbyists worked on or against legislation that would have allowed twin 33-foot trailers on the national highway system, manufacturers and their fleet customers took note, and the trailer makers busied themselves with improving techniques for stretching 28-foot pup trailers into 33-footers.

Trucking’s Natural Gas Emphasis Should Be Environment, Experts Say
Instead of waiting for diesel prices to rise, truck makers and their suppliers should try to cash in on the environmental benefits of natural gas, experts said.


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60. Acme Truck Line Inc.

Acme Truck Line Inc.

Location: Gretna, La.
Leadership: Mike Coatney (President); Kimberly Foster (CFO)
Revenue: $487,208,000

 

 
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