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Predictive Maintenance Is Focus at Volvo, Mack Uptime Center 
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks offered a glimpse into their new Uptime Center, where 630 employees monitor vehicles around the clock, and the companies say major advancements in fleet management and remote diagnostics will be developed.

Alabama Fuel-Tax Exemption Discriminates Against Rails, CSX Tells Supreme Court 
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court last week heard arguments in a case that could cost some states millions of dollars in lost fuel-tax revenue and allow railroads to pay less for fuel than truckers.

Industry Advocate Pennington Dies at 64 
Longtime trucking industry figure Mike Pennington passed away suddenly Dec. 5. He was 64.





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Truck Tonnage Sets Record in November
American Trucking Associations said truck tonnage soared to another record last month, rising 4.4% on the strength of solid support from the retail and manufacturing sectors.

Volvo’s North American Deliveries Rise 21%
Volvo Group’s North American heavy-duty truck deliveries rose 21% in November from the same month last year, the company reported.

UPS Expects Dec. 22 to Be Peak Shipping Day
UPS Inc. predicts it will move more than 34 million parcels on Dec. 22 — its busiest day of the year and double the average daily volume.


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