Scott Achelpohl

United Auto Workers
Uaw Strike

With UAW strike looming, echoes of UPS negotiations

Sept. 8, 2023
It’s going to be a long September where collective bargaining is concerned. A new UPS-Teamsters deal got done in July, but automakers and their union face a steep hill to climb...
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New, pending, and possible rules and regulations facing fleets in 2023

Jan. 17, 2023
With a new year comes new laws and regulations. The trucking industry could see some changes to vehicles, how drivers are drug tested, and how carriers work with owner-operators...
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ACT: Helter-skelter 2022 for used trucks continues in November

Dec. 22, 2022
Retail same dealer Class 8 sales negative year-over-year last month for the first time since 2020, sliding 38% compared to November 2021, and fall 15% over October, according ...
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Emissions & Efficiency

EPA sets stricter smog rule for model year 2027 trucks

Dec. 21, 2022
Stakeholders’ initial reactions to the federal emissions regulations were mostly positive, with some saying the major rules update will accelerate advanced cleaner-diesel technology...
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Emissions & Efficiency

Study: MPG improves as fleets adopt diesel-saving technologies

Dec. 15, 2022
The latest version of the NACFE Annual Fleet Fuel Study finds the technology adoption rate has grown to 41% and that average fuel economy among the 15 fleets the council is studying...
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Brakes, Tire & Wheel

Brake Safety Week inspectors place 13.3% of vehicles out of service

Nov. 18, 2022
Officials in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico conducted 38,117 inspections of commercial motor vehicles during the special Aug. 21-27 brake-related enforcement event.