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February 3, 1999 - Industry News

Goodyear, Sumitomo Announce Deal

Goodyear, in a deal the Wall Street Journal says will make it No. 1 among world tire makers, announced a broad alliance with Japan’s Sumitomo Rubber Industries

February 3, 1999 - Industry News

Election Monitor Certifies Hoffa, Bars Running Mate

A federal election monitor has given James P. Hoffa approval to assume the Teamsters presidency, but barred one of Hoffa's running mates from taking office

February 2, 1999 - Industry News

Missouri Bill Would Mean Heavy Fines For Speeding Truckers

The Missouri House Transportation Committee will hold a hearing this afternoon on HB 444, which would fine truckers $1,000 for speeding 6 mph above the 70-mph interstate speed limit in the state

February 1, 1999 - Industry News

Bill To Remove Toll Authority Fails in Arkansas

Arkansas legislation that would have removed the state Highway Commission’s authority to add tolls to existing interstates failed to make it out of committee last week, but the newest commission member says there may be no need to go ahead with the toll program

February 1, 1999 - Industry News

Mercedes-Benz Credit Grows Truck Business

Mercedes-Benz Credit Corp.’s commitment to supporting Freightliner Corp.’s customers has propelled MBCC’s commercial vehicle portfolio beyond the $4 billion level. Since MBCC established a dedicated Truck Div. in 1993, its truck portfolio has grown from $1.25 billion

February 1, 1999 - Industry News

Ryder, FieldWorks Sign Three-Year Deal

FieldWorks and Ryder Transportation Services signed a three-year deal for FieldWorks to provide Ryder with 751 PC-based truck service tools

January 29, 1999 - Industry News

Qualcomm Cuts CabCard Prices

Qualcomm has announced price reductions on its CabCard services, which provide in-cab e-mail and other communications services for drivers

January 29, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo, UAW Reach Labor Agreement

Volvo Trucks North America Friday announced the ratification of another six-year contract with the United Auto Workers Union for production and maintenance workers at its New River Valley Truck Assembly Plant in Dublin, VA

January 29, 1999 - Industry News

TA To Add Park ’N View Telecommunications

Park ’N View, the in-cab cable TV and phone service provider, has announced a new contract with TravelCenters of America to provide internal and external telecommunications services

January 28, 1999 - Industry News

Ford-Volvo Deal Could Boost Truck Investment

Ford announced yesterday that it is buying Volvo’s passenger car division for $6.45 billion in cash – a move that will allow the small Swedish manufacturer to invest more in its truck and equipment divisions

January 28, 1999 - Industry News

NATSO Honors Bosselman

NATSO, the association representing truckstops and travel plazas, honored long-time truckstop operator Fred Bosselman Wednesday with its Distinguished Member award

January 27, 1999 - Industry News

South Carolina Considers Interstate Tolls

One of the proposals presented to the South Carolina Transportation Commission at its meeting yesterday was putting tolls at the state line on Interstates 85, 95, 20, 77 and 26

January 25, 1999 - Industry News

Colorado Adds Scale Bypass

Colorado is installing PrePass weigh station bypass systems

January 25, 1999 - Industry News

Atlanta-Area Highway Projects Prompt Lawsuit

Three environmental groups filed a lawsuit last week challenging 61 highway projects they say violate federal restrictions on road-building in the Atlanta area

January 25, 1999 - Industry News

Arkansas Bill Would Require Legislative Approval For Toll Booths

The Arkansas Highway Commission would need legislative permission to put toll booths on existing highways under a bill introduced Friday in the state Legislature

January 25, 1999 - Industry News

Fleets Could Get Funds For Emissions Projects

Fleets that want to test emission-reducing strategies may be able to get funding from the recent settlement between engine makers and the Environmental Protection Agency

January 25, 1999 - Industry News

Rolling Strong To Open Sixth Gym

Rolling Strong will open its sixth truckstop gym next month at The Giant in Jamestown, NM, on Interstate 40

January 22, 1999 - Industry News

Flying J To Distribute RoadStar

Flying J and Newport Communications have announced an agreement to distribute Newport’s new RoadStar magazine through Flying J’s network of travel plazas and fuel stops

January 22, 1999 - Industry News

Mack Has Sixth Straight Year Of Market Share Growth

Mack Trucks announced last week that it closed 1998 with 12.8% of the heavy truck market in the United States. That’s up from 12.5% in 1997, giving Mack six straight years of increased U.S. market share

January 21, 1999 - Industry News

Rollins Truck Leasing Reports Higher First Quarter Earnings

Rollins Truck Leasing reported 9% higher net earnings for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 1998, compared to the same quarter a year earlier

January 20, 1999 - Industry News

Flying J Plans $5 Million Montana Truckstop

Flying J plans to build a $5 million travel plaza on Interstate 15 at the south edge of Great Falls, MT

January 20, 1999 - Industry News

UAW Rejects Volvo Contract

On Sunday, United Auto Workers rejected a tentative six-year labor agreement covering employees of Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley Truck Assembly Plant in Dublin, VA

January 19, 1999 - Industry News

Remodeled Travelers’ Oasis To Celebrate Anniversary

Traveler’s Oasis in Eden, ID, will host a combination 20th anniversary celebration and grand opening Feb. 1-7, including two driver appreciation days on Feb. 3 and 4

January 18, 1999 - Industry News

1998 Truck Sales Set Record

Sales of heavy trucks broke the record in 1998, although they didn’t quite reach some predictions

January 18, 1999 - Industry News

California Targets Big Rigs

The California Highway Patrol is cracking down on speeding and tired truckers in the San Diego area


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