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February 1, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Invests In Satellite Radio

DaimlerChrysler is investing $100 million in Sirius Satellite Radio and plans to begin offering satellite radio systems in cars and trucks beginning next year.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

Nissan Diesel Working With RVI To Cut Costs

The financially strapped Nissan Diesel is reportedly hoping to cut material and component procurement costs 20% over the next three years through the worldwide purchasing assistance of Renault's truck subsidiary Renault V.I

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Revamps Commercial Vehicle Group

DaimlerChrysler has restructured its commercial vehicles division to increase its global presence in heavy trucks, vans and buses.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

Paccar Posts Record Sales & Profits

Paccar says improved margins, excellent production efficiency, and strong truck demand in Europe and North America contributed to record sales and earnings in 1999.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

Driver Finishing Standards Established By PTDI

The Professional Truck Driver Institute has worked with more than 800 carrier representatives, driver training schools and the insurance industry to develop driver finishing standards.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Goes To War With New Jersey Over Truck Ban

The American Trucking Assns.filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Newark, NJ, saying a New Jersey state regulation that severely limits interstate tractor-trailer travel through the state is unconstitutional

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

HD America Adds 17 To Distribution Network

HD America, St. Louis, has added 17 new heavy duty parts distributors to its distribution network. The distributors will offer HD America’s 250 product lines from 180 manufacturers to HDA’s national and regional fleet customers, as well as to their own local customers.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Yellow Upgrades Rates And Load Tracking Online

Yellow Freight System, Overland Park, KS, has expanded its website to allow customers to obtain to-the-penny rate quotations for specific shipments

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Management Buys Transportation Technologies

Transportation Technologies Industries has agreed to a management buyout led by chairman/CEO Thomas Begel and president/COO Andrew Weller.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

NLRB Dismisses Teamster Charge Of Overnite 'Hit List'

Allegations of a company "hit list" against union supporters, widely publicized by the Teamsters Union as the spark for picketing against Overnite Transportation, have been dismissed by the National Labor Relations Board

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Jake Brake Bans Spread

The use of exhaust or compression brakes such as Jake Brakes could be limited under legislation being considered in several states

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Help Wanted: Don Quixote

Small wonder that the Department of Transportation is having a hard time finding the right person for the top job at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Here’s how the classified ad might read: HELP WANTED: Brand-new

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

M.S. Carriers Aligns With Puerto Rico To Train Drivers

Memphis-based M.S. Carriers will provide the test site for a strategic alliance with the Puerto Rican government to provide truck drivers for the U. S.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Honeywell Buys Hayden Industrial Products

Honeywell's Thermal Systems business has agreed to purchase the assets of Corona, CA, based Hayden Industrial Products LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Associates Posts Record Earnings

Associates First Capital Corp. reported record earnings for fourth quarter 1999 and the full year.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

MAN Buys ERF From Western Star

German truck maker MAN has purchased Western Star's British truck subsidiary ERF. MAN will pay 65 million pounds (approximately $108 million US) and assume ERF debts of 23 million pounds ($38 million US).

January 30, 2000 - Industry News

One Tough Lady

"Crisis Planing" was the title of the assignment that Dawn Capalbo had just finished as part of her curriculum at Monmouth University. After 15 years as co-owner of I.F.S. Air Freight, she was well aware of

January 30, 2000 - Industry News

Port Truckers To Rally Today

Independent truckers who haul containers in and out of six eastern ports will rally today to protest skyrocketing diesel prices and demand that their industry adopt a Port Trucker Bill of Rights

January 29, 2000 - Industry News

M.S. Carriers Income Rises 21% In 1999

M.S. Carriers, Memphis, TN, reported an increase in revenue and income in the fourth quarter and 12 months ended Dec. 31, 1999. Revenues for the fourth quarter were $163.3 million, up 16% from $140.5 million in the same period in 1998.

January 29, 2000 - Industry News

G.I. Trucking Reports Operations Growth

G.I. Trucking Co., La Mirada, CA, reports dramatic growth in its operations to serve large and small business customers. Handling more than 104 thousand tons of freight from Texas cities, the company has grown into a network of 18 terminal/service centers that serve more than 200 Texas communities.

January 28, 2000 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Has Record 1999

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Chattanooga, TN, reported record annual revenue and year-end results for the year ended Dec. 31, 1999.

January 28, 2000 - Industry News

Yellow Renames Technology Subsidiary

Yellow Corp., Overland Park, KS, has changed the name of its 400-person technology development subsidiary, Yellow Services, to Yellow Technologies Inc.

January 28, 2000 - Industry News

Old Dominion Income Up Almost 30%

Old Dominion Freight Line, High Point, NC, reported record earnings for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 1999. For the quarter, revenue from operations was $112.3 million, a 12.9 percent increase from $99.5 million for the fourth

January 28, 2000 - Industry News

Covenant Reports Record Earnings For 1999

Covenant Transport, Chattanooga, TN, has announced record revenue, earnings for the year ended Dec. 31, 1999. Revenue was up 28 percent to $472.7 million, compared to $370.5 million in 1998, while net income was $22.3 million,

January 28, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Posts Record Second Quarter

Kelowna, BC, based Western Star Holdings posted record earnings of $14.5 million (US$10 million) on revenues of $499.2 million (US$345.5 million) for its second fiscal quarter ending December 31. Income for the quarter up 125% from second quarter 1998, revenue was up 9%.

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