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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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Diesel Keeps Falling, Dropping 4.2¢ to $3.656
Diesel fell 4.2 cents, its biggest decline in a year and a half, to $3.656 a gallon, while gasoline continued its free-fall, the Department of Energy reported Oct. 20.

ATA Names Road Team Finalists
American Trucking Associations on Oct. 20 named 32 professional truck drivers as finalists to become captains on the 2015-2016 America’s Road Team.

Antares Introduces New Flatbed Trailer
Specialty trailer manufacturer Antares Equipment recently introduced a new 48-foot flatbed trailer with a fixed wide-spread air suspension.


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