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December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Day Three: The Simulator Arrives

Three days into driver training...and still jammin' on the crammin'. Proof I'm actually retaining all the information being thrown at me: I sped through 33 sample CDL exam questions and knew the answers to every

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December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Stewart & Stevenson Buys Thermo King Dealer

Stewart & Stevenson Services, Inc. has purchased the assets of Thermo King of Northern California.

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December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Used Truck Glut Blamed for Volvo Layoffs

An industry slowdown in new truck orders due partly to an abundance of good deals on used trucks has led to a cut in 400 production jobs at the Dublin, VA, plant of Volvo Trucks of North America

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December 8, 1999 - Industry News

Colorado Senator Gets His CDL

U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell from Colorado is going back to school over his Christmas break from lawmaking: Truck driving school

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December 8, 1999 - Industry News

EPA's Diesel Assessment Thrown Out

The Clean Air Science Advisory Committee has rejected the latest version of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Diesel Health Assessment Document

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December 8, 1999 - Industry News

Day Two: Beginner Backing

Triple-0-7, seeking license to truck. Actually, NJ-0007 is my class ID. number. Student triple-0-7 completed only two of last night's assignments. Fell asleep after doing my truckinginfo log. Received good marks, though, and I'll finish the

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Dana NC Facility Wins Quality Award

Dana Corp's Spicer Heavy Axle and Brake facility in Morganton, NC, has received the 1999 North Carolina Quality Leadership Award. Only six other organizations in the state have received the award since 1991

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Rush Buys Pressley Peterbilt

Rush Enterprises Inc. has acquired the assets of Peterbilt dealer Norm Pressley's Truck Center, giving it a foothold in southern California.

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Eaton Fleet Advisor Adds Customer

Transport Logistics Corporation of Manchester, CT will be using Eaton Corp's Fleet Advisor system for its trucking fleet.

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

New Maintenance Software From CSI

CSI-Maximus has introduced a new fleet maintenance software package which combines the power of a mainframe application with the ease of Internet access and offers fixed costs and performance guarantees.

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Commit To Organizing Port Drivers

After meeting with port truck drivers from around the country on the weekend, the Teamsters Union says it is committed to organizing these drivers

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Global Mirror Licenses New Anti-Glare Technology

Research Frontiers Inc. has licensed it's new anti-glare mirror technology to Global Mirror GmbH & Co. KG.

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Training Odyssey: Day One

My head feels full-to overflowing, having just concluded my first nine-hour marathon of what will be three weeks of truck-driving school. In my possession: a 3-inch high stack of manuals plus logbook, and a nifty ruler

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

AIM NationaLease Buys Nor-Cola

AIM NationaLease has purchased the leasing assets of Nor-Cola NationaLease of Denver, CO. The acquisition includes 200 pieces of equipment in two Colorado locations.

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

Navistar Unveils New Logo, Branding Strategy

Navistar International has officially moved all of its business groups under the International brand and introduced a new contemporary International logo.

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

Hino & Isuzu May Merge Truck Operations

Hino Motors Ltd., Japan's largest truck maker, and Isuzu Motors Ltd. will merge their bus units and may combine truck operations.

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

GE Capital Online Business Booming

Just 5 months after it's initial launch, GE Capital Fleet Servies' web ordering site is doing more than $3 million a day in online transactions -- and the company expects that number to triple in the next 6 months

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

Navistar To Build Engines In Brazil

Navistar International Corp. and Brazil's largest engine maker Iochpe Maxion SA have launched a joint venture which will allow production of International engines in Brazil.

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

FBI May Investigate Overnite Shooting

The FBI says it will take over the investigation of the shooting of an Overnite Transportation driver if evidence points to Teamsters involvement

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December 3, 1999 - Industry News

Western Star Adds Three Dealers

Western Star Trucks has added three full-service dealers to its North American organization: Western Star of Dunn, Inc., Dunn, NC; River's Truck Center Inc., Red Lion, PA; and Western Star Trucks of Wichita, KS.

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December 3, 1999 - Industry News

Truck Sale Sites: How Do They Rate?

It's a buyer's market for used trucks these days, and the Internet is at least one reason why. The web is being populated with more and more sites that allow you to research specs, check out

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December 3, 1999 - Industry News

DOT Offers Bilingual Hazmat Training

The Office of Motor Carrier Safety is offering a free, CD-ROM-based English-Spanish training program about the legal requirements for commercial vehicle drivers and others involved in carrying hazardous materials

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December 3, 1999 - Industry News

Mack Establishes High-Tech Link With Renault

Mack Trucks has begun using sophisticated software which allows it to develop products concurrently with its parent, Renault V.I. in France

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December 3, 1999 - Industry News

Paccar Invests $10 million In PNV

Paccar.com, the Internet division of Paccar Inc., has invested $10 million in PNV Inc. and formed a multi-year marketing alliance

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December 2, 1999 - Industry News

Roadway Restructures IT

Roadway Express, Akron, OH, has reorganized its Information Technology systems to address the increasing importance of e-commerce and to add value to its existing freight and information networks.

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