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Driven by the desire to do more: The 2018 Freightliner New Cascadia

By Team Writer / September 23, 2016

As the demand for more fuel efficiency, and less emissions to help sustain and rebuild the environment, Freightliner has done amazing works by increasing fuel efficiency by eight percent. Hoping to reach the goal of five percent, the engineers at Freightliner have surpassed their own expectations. With updates in design and mechanical layout has made […]

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Contra Costa County Moves to Renewable Diesel

By Team Writer / September 23, 2016

In the wait of a major earthquake, California’s Contra Costa County is making leaps towards using renewable biodiesel to improve emissions, and decrease use of non-renewable resources like our regular fossil fuels. They have increased their growth of electric cars on the road and it looks as if it will continue to climb. Contra Costa […]

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Driverless Cars to Shrink Insurance Premiums

By Team Writer / September 23, 2016

Driverless Cars should shrink insurance premiums by 20 to 40% by 2050, according to a report, even if there is only limited adoption of driverless cars. This would like be due to accident repair claims falling. The forecast assumes claim frequency would decline by 81%. This could greatly increase insurance industry volatility. Key Takeaways: According […]

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VW May Cease Sales of Diesel Models

By Team Writer / September 22, 2016

Volkswagen installed emissions software on more than a half-million diesel cars in the U.S.—and roughly 10.5 million more worldwide—that allows them to sense the unique parameters of an emissions drive cycle set by the Environmental Protection Agency. According to the EPA and the California Air Resources Board, who were tipped off by researchers in 2014, […]

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Audit: FBI Overspent on Premium Fuel

By Team Writer / September 22, 2016

As the US general public continues to have their doubts about its government, a new article comes out exploiting the misuse of funds by the FBI for premium fuel. Auditors checked the books of the FBI to find discrepancies of fifty seven thousand dollars. This comes as a shock and suggestions to the FBI are […]

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Calif. Legislators Pass Ignition Interlock Bill

By Team Writer / September 14, 2016

The California legislature has passed a bill that would require DUI offenders to install alcohol ignition interlock devices on their vehicles in order to have their drivers license reinstated. If signed by governor Jerry Brown, the law would take effect in January 2019. Four California counties already require DUI offenders to install ignition interlock devices. […]

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Personal Use Charges Rise to $132 in 2016

By Team Writer / September 14, 2016

Personal use charges have increased in 2016 up $4.00 to $132.00. The numbers point to various changes throughout the fleet. A few of these changes are assignments of company owned vehicles, and use of these vehicles when not working, safety and concerns about liability have also contributed to this increase. The personal use of company […]

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