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July 21, 2000 - Industry News

TTMA Elects Officers & Directors

The Truck Trailer Manufacturers Assocation in Alexandria, Va., has elected its officers and directors for 2000-2001

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

Puerto Rican Trucking Institute Opens Doors

World Wide Solutions, a Puerto Rican-based consulting company, opened the doors of The Trucking Institute in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, and welcomed its inaugural class of 16 students who will be trained to drive in the mainland United States

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

Vantage Tracking Retrenches

Vantage Tracking of Herndon, Va., the first provider of satellite trailer tracking to market, has cut back personnel as its corporate parent seeks a cash infusion from investors

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

Amtralease Honors Bergey’s for Maintenance Excellence

Bergey’s Leasing Associates of Franconia, Penn., was named the Amtralease Maintenance Member of the Year

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite Firings Subject of KC Hearing

The National Labor Relations Board today begins the second hearing into allegations that less-than-truckload carrier Overnite Transportation targeted union supporters for disciplinary action and firing. The series of hearings began last week in Memphis, Tenn., and continues this week in Kansas City, Kan

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

Goodyear Seeking ISO 9002 Certification

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio, plans to have all of its company-owned Truckwise commercial truck tire centers in the United States ISO 9002 certified by the end of the year

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

Louisiana Town Gets Tough on Truckstops

A Louisiana town has approved a law that will make it harder for more truckstops to open in the city limits, especially if their main business is video gambling

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

California Agency Wants to Jump Start Diesel Clean Up

State officials call it risky and say it will more than likely result in fuel shortages and price increases, but regional air quality regulators still want Southern California to move ahead of the nation by imposing rigid controls over diesel fuel

July 20, 2000 - Industry News

Cat Profits Up Despite Soft U.S. Markets

Despite softer U.S. markets for construction equipment and truck engines, Caterpillar Inc. reported an 11% increase in profits for the second quarter of 2000

July 20, 2000 - Industry News

Dina: We're Confident Western Star, Freightliner Will Act in Good Faith

Mexico's Consorcio Grupo Dina says it's hoping for a quick resolution to questions regarding its contract to build medium-duty trucks for Western Star

July 20, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Closes Detroit Diesel Deal

DaimlerChrysler has announced that it will acquire the outstanding shares of Detroit Diesel and fold the American engine manufacturer with its Powertrain Unit into the Commercial Vehicles division of DaimlerChrysler. This combines products under the MTU-Friedrichshafen, Mercedes-Benz

July 20, 2000 - Industry News

Hookup.com Ready For Second Auction

The new truck and trailer auction site, Hookup.com, is getting ready for its second auction today through Thursday

July 20, 2000 - Industry News

Softening U.S. Truck Market Hurts Volvo Profits

Sweden’s AB Volvo blamed a 2.8% drop in its second quarter net income on reduced demand for trucks in North America but said its truck division should return to profitability next year with cutbacks in North America and integration of Renault’s truck division

July 20, 2000 - Industry News

Is the IRS Snooping Your Website?

For several decades, many companies have used independent contractors for a wide variety of jobs (examples: truck drivers, limousine drivers, doctors, dentists, welders, painters, teachers, salesmen, drywallers, carpet installers, musicians, and nurses). Most companies that use independent

July 20, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler to Buy Detroit Diesel

DaimlerChrysler, parent company of Freightliner, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Detroit Diesel to acquire the diesel engine maker

July 20, 2000 - Industry News

Inland Grows Kenworth Dealer Network

Inland Kenworth has acquired Kenworth dealerships in Albuquerque and Farmington, NM, and will incorporate them into the Inland Group of truck and equipment dealerships based out of Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Inks Deal for Western Star

The Western Star name will become part of Freightliner's growing truck and bus product offering with the acquisition of the Canadian manufacturer announced yesterday.

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July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Swedish Study: Diesel Exhaust Contributes to Lung Cancer

Researchers in Sweden have discovered that people who have jobs that expose them to high levels of diesel fuel exhaust have an increased chance of getting lung cancer

July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Ryder and Internet Pioneer Team Up on Web

Ryder Systems, Miami, has entered the Web wars with a site called pFreight.com aimed squarely at individual drivers and small fleets and headed by Internet load-matching pioneer Scott Moscripp

July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Analysts Not Bullish on Dina

Mexico’s Consorcio G Grupo Dina deferred a $6.5 million interest payment on convertible debt, prompting speculation from financial analysts that the company is in trouble

July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite Toledo Terminal Files for Teamsters Decertification Election

Overnite Transportation employees at the company's Toledo, Ohio, service center have sought approval from the National Labor Relations Board to decertify the Teamsters union as their bargaining agent

July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins Takes Environmental Efforts to the Web

Cummins Engine Co., Columbus, Ind., has added an environmental section to its corporate web site at www.cummins.com under the heading "Who We Are.

July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers' Wives Take to the Picket Line

The wives of four Yellow Freight System drivers have been picketing the company’s Atlanta truck terminal this week in protest over their husbands being on the road all the time

July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner to Buy Western Star

DaimlerChrysler subsidiary Freightliner LLC announced today that it will buy Canadian truck manufacturer Western Star Trucks Holdings

July 18, 2000 - Industry News

Slower Truck Market Hurts Rush Profits

New truck sales will be “sharply below” prior years, but the country’s biggest Peterbilt dealer, Rush Enterprises, expects to show financial improvements the rest of the year

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