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June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Phillips Industries Receives NAPA Supplier of The Year Award

NAPA Heavy Duty General Manager Jay Lott visited Phillips Industries on May 13, 2008 to present their Heavy Duty Supplier of the Year Award for 2007

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

BorgWarner Updates Turbocharger Troubleshooting Guide

BorgWarner Turbo and Emissions Systems, Asheville, NC, updated their Turbocharger Troubleshooting Matrix for turbo diesel engines

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Sterling Offers Leasing Web Site

Sterling Truck Corp. launched a new web site, www.SterlingTrucks.com/CompleteLease, designed for customers researching full-service leasing opportunities

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Stertil-Koni Introduces Skylift Vehicle Lift

Stertil-Koni, Stevensville, Md., announced the release of the Skylift half-scissor hydraulic vehicle lift

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

C.H. Robinson Launches Web Wite in Spanish

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Minneapolis, has made its "CHRWTrucks.com" web site available in Spanish, allowing the company's contract carriers to choose from thousands of loads in lanes throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Earth-Friendly Trucker's Lubricant

Camie-Campbell, St. Louis, Mo., is offering a new Trucker's Lubricant designed for lubricating tandem slides and metal trucking components for commercial and industrial use, as part of the company's Tom's Secret Formula Earth Friendly line of lubricants.

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Haas GPS Debuts GPS Tracker Auto Security System

Haas GPS, Culver City, CA introduced the Haas Text-N-Track H1000 GPS Tracker for enhanced vehicle security and monitoring.

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Wheelz Goggles by Gateway Safety

Gateway Safety of Cleveland, Ohio, introduced Wheelz safety eyewear

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

J.J. Keller Introduces Hazardous Waste Form Software

J.J. Keller & Associates, Neenah, Wis., introduced Keller-Soft Waste Manifest and Label Maker software. This tool automates completion of the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest form required by the Environmental Protection Agency for hazardous waste shipments.

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Con-way Recognized as CIO 100 Award Honoree

International Data Group's CIO magazine announced that Con-way is a recipient of the 2008 CIO 100 award

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

PHH Arval Driver Safety Online Awards Program

PHH Arval, Sparks, Md., introduced PHH's Driver Safety Online Awards program as the latest addition to its suite of safety products

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Turbocharger Book Offers Authoritative Reference Guide

"Turbo: Real World High-Performance Turbocharger Systems," to be released next month, is a complete book on turbocharger

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Tonneaus Available for 2008 Silverado/Sierra

Downey Products of Logan, Utah, has made its Top Spin and Quick Flip soft tonneau covers available for 2008 Chevrolet/GMC pickups including the Silverado, Sierra, Colorado and Canyon (all cab and box configurations)

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Chevron Consolidating Some Commercial Lube Products

Chevron Products Company announced that beginning July 14, it will transition from its current duel-branded Chevron and Texaco Commercial and Industrial lubricant product lines to a single line under the Chevron name in the United States and Canada

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

Deflecting Fuel Savings

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

A driver's suggestion saved this small fleet $1 million on fuel in just two years..

Tags: Technology

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

Trucking's Compelling Story

By Deb Whistler, Editor

The fuel crisis is an opportunity for trucking to get its message heard.

Tags: Congress

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

The Shutdown Experience

By Doug Condra, President

Did we learn anything from past trucker strikes? Looks like we did.

Tags: OOIDA

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story

Fuel Crisis Survival

By Oliver Patton

Diesel price hikes take trucking into uncharted territory. Industry pushes for help on Capitol Hill.

Tags: ATA, Fuel Prices

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

The Driver Connection

By Jim Park, Contributing Editor

Fleets seeking to modify driver behavior have many more tools at their disposal today than ever before.

Tags: Fuel Prices

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Technology to the Rescue

By Jim Beach, Technology Editor

Dispatch and routing systems, fuel purchasing applications and other solutions are proving their fuel-saving worth.

Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel Costs

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Trailer Economy

By Jim Beach, Technology Editor

Five long days of testing showed trailer aerodynamics and wide-base single tires are best bets to save fuel.

Tags: Fuel Economy

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Grace Under Pressure

By Jim Park, Contributing Editor

Under-inflated tires and improper tread patterns conspire to rob you of fuel economy.

Tags: FMCSA, Fuel Economy, Tires

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Hybrid Trucks

By Tom Berg, Senior Equipment Editor

Manufacturers make progress on hydraulic systems while electric-drive trucks gain orders.

Tags: HTUF, Azure Dynamics, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Spec Economy

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

Spec a truck right, and you'll get top fuel economy. Do it wrong, and you could be doomed.

Tags: Emissions, Spec'ing, Cascadia, Fuel Economy, Aerodynamics

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Onboard Idling Solutions

By Jim Beach, Technology Editor

APUs and other onboard idle reduction technologies show promise, but fleet adoption has been slow.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, idle time

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Clean Power

By Jim Park, Contributing Editor

Pull in, plug in, pay up, and enjoy. It's that simple, it's that cheap, and it's for real.

Tags: Shorepower

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Idling Solutions

By Deborah Lockridge, Senior Managing Editor

IdleAire - truckstop power, internet, entertainment, training system - stalls out.

Tags: IdleAir

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Fuel Crisis Survival

By Jim Beach

Caterpillar's Top Five Tips to Improve Economy

Tags: Fuel-Saving Tips, Fuel Economy

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Driving To Survive

By Jim Park, Contributing Editor

With diesel cost-per-mile now well over 60 cents, anything you can do to save fuel offers significant savings.

Tags: Mileage, Fuel Economy, idle time

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Stayin' Alive

By Bette Garber, Contributing Editor

Small fleets and owner-operators are hardest hit by the fuel squeeze. Here's how the strong survive.

Tags: Diesel Prices, OOIDA

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Web Site Links Job Seekers With Compatible Careers, Including Trucking

A new career web site offers career seekers dozens of job-specific compatibility assessments in high-demand industries, including trucking

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Phillis Qwik-Snap 3-Hose Holder

Phillips Industries introduced the Qwik-Snap 3-hose holder for commercial truck trailer combinations.

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Everco Adds Global Sourcing Video to Web site

Everco Heavy Duty, Lewisville, Texas, has added a new video to its web site about the quality of products being sourced from low-cost countries.

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Comfort Class System Available in 63-Inch Sleeper Configuration

Peterbilt announced full production of the Peterbilt ComfortClass system in a 63-inch sleeper configuration

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

American Background Launches New Screening Service

American Background Information Services launched a comprehensive Department of Transportation suite of employee screening services for clients in the transportation sector

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Automatic Transmission Offerings for Kenworth T800

Kenworth T800

Kenworth customers can now order the T800 with Allison 4000 and 4500 series transmissions when spec'd with Cummins ISX engines, not to exceed 1,650 pounds-feet

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Fram Offers Fluid Analysis

Honeywell International, the maker of Fram products, has partnered with Polaris Labs to offer the Fram Heavy Duty Fluid Analysis Program, a single source solution for fleet owners that tests everything from motor oil to coolant to hydraulic fluid

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Carrier Transicold RoadCare Enhances Contract Maintenance

Carrier Transicold has enhanced its transport refrigeration unit RoadCare contract maintenance programs with a new Web-enabled asset management tool called ViewPoint

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

OSA Glass Repair Kit

Ocean State Abrasives introduced The Scratch Magic glass repair kit for removing pits and scratches from glass windshields

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Prolam Produces SFI Certified Trailer Floors

Prolam announced that a portion of the laminated floors it produces use Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Certified hardwood

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Phillips Introduces Heavy Duty Ratching Crimper

Phillips Industries introduced a new heavy duty ratcheting crimper tool to accommodate 8 gage through 22 gage wires, so only one tool is needed.

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Delco Remy Introduces 36SI

Delco Remy introduced its 36SI alternator featuring increased performance and durability

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Screens, Fans, Bunk Warmer Offer Anti-Idling Strategy

One company is marketing a trio of low-tech products to help truckers save money on fuel by not idling: truck window screens, a fan and a 12-volt bunk warmer

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

FreightScan Previews CargoVizion

FreightScan introduced CargoVizion, a 3-D imaging system for cargo screening that attaches to its FS100 automatic dimensioning system and captures a three-dimensional image of the contents of cargo in seconds

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Diesel Additives From Amalgamated

Amalgamated Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind., has announed two new premium fuel-saving diesel additives, one for winter, one for summer

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Book Features Custom Rigs

"Ultra-Custom Semi Trucks," a new book by trucking photojournalist Bette S. Garber, offers a close-up look at how a custom semi goes from inspiration to road-ready masterpiece

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Truck-Lite LED Dome Lamp

Truck-Lite added a new flush mount six-diode LED dome light to its product line.

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Air-Weigh Makes Refuse Truck Scales

Air-Weigh announced the availability of scales designed for refuse vehicles built with air or walking beam drive suspensions

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Web-Based Trucking Software

New eTrux Web Based Trucking Software is available directly via the Internet to help small and medium-sized trucking companies track their trips, loads, equipment, reminders, and contacts online.

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Shell Rotella Synthetic Motor Oil Offers Improved Engine Protection

Shell Lubricants has introduced Shell Rotella T Synthetic 5W-40 heavy-duty motor oil, which meets or exceeds API CJ-4 specifications

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