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September 24, 2000 - Industry News

Roadranger Program For Used Truck Dealers

Roadranger has begun rolling out a Used Truck Assistance Program designed to make pre-owned fleet-type trucks more marketable by upgrading them to a more performance transmission

September 23, 2000 - Industry News

Spanish, German Truckers Still Looking for Fuel Tax Cuts

After the Spanish government refused to cut fuel taxes last week, Spanish farmers announced that their distribution center blockades will definitely continue for another month

September 22, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian Fuel Strike May Be Averted

A possible trucker fuel blockade scheduled for today in the Canadian province of Ontario may be avoided, thanks to a tentative deal struck between independent truck operators and the province, according to an article in the Ottawa Citizen

September 21, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Offers Dispatch Training

The Truckload Carriers Assn.'s new Truckload Academy has come out with its first product: "The Daily Dispatch Challenge," offering training for dispatchers

September 21, 2000 - Industry News

Plan for Heavier Trucks in Florida is Controversial

A new rule proposed by Florida’s Department of Transportation to increase truck weights on certain routes throughout the state is running into some opposition, according to the St. Petersburg Times

September 21, 2000 - Industry News

Stalknecht Leaves ATA; Canary Takes Post

Paul Stalknecht, long-time state relations expert for the American Trucking Associations, has left ATA

September 21, 2000 - Industry News

Swedish Truckers Lift Fuel Blockades

Sweden's truck drivers began to lift their blockades of oil depots and ferry terminals at ports around the country yesterday after the government agreed to discus possible cuts in fuel taxes

September 21, 2000 - Industry News

Fleets Drawn to Online Fuel Discounts

TruckersB2B announced that the number of trucking companies using its discount fuel network in August increased to 2,150, or approximately 73,000 trucks. This compares with 37 companies and some 2,200 trucks in March, the first month

September 21, 2000 - Industry News

EU Transport Ministers Fail to Find Common Ground in Fuel Tax Talks

European Union transport ministers last night failed to reach a common position on the plight of European truckers who face rising fuel prices, even after talking late into the night

September 21, 2000 - Industry News

Tradeout.com Auctions 500 Penske Vehicles

TradeOut (www.tradeout.com), an Internet marketplace for off-lease assets and business surplus, announced an online auction of Penske Truck Leasing sold more than 300 light and medium-duty trucks valued at $3.9 million. An additional 238 trucks worth $2.4 million were sold as a result of ongoing marketing activity, the company said

September 20, 2000 - Industry News

Pilot and Hackney Buy Up Aztex Convenient Stores

Aztex Enterprises is in the process of selling its 24 gas stations and convenience stores in East and Middle Tennessee, according to company officials

September 20, 2000 - Industry News

PNV Reports Big Losses

Despite revenues that were up, Florida-based PNV Inc. reported a net loss of $87 million for its 2000 fiscal year, which ended June 30

September 20, 2000 - Industry News

Motient Sells Trucking Business to Aether

Motient Corp. of Reston, Va., has agreed to sell its “retail transportation products and services” to Aether Systems of Owings Mills, Md., both companies said in a joint announcement Wednesday

September 20, 2000 - Industry News

Chancellor Expands Into E-Commerce

Chancellor Corp., Boston, has acquired rigfinder.com, which offers services such as used trucks and tractors for sale, prepaid legal, and financing

September 20, 2000 - Industry News

OPEC Official Criticizes European Governments Over Fuel Taxes

An OPEC official blasted European governments Wednesday for imposing heavy taxes on oil products, saying they should be blamed for high fuel prices, not OPEC

September 20, 2000 - Industry News

Swedish Truckers Scale Back as Fuel Protests in Spain Continue

Truckers scaled back diesel price protest blockades at Sweden’s largest port cities yesterday when they face accusations of railway sabotage, while fuel protests continued in Spain

September 20, 2000 - Industry News

eFlatbed.com Partners With Web Copper Market

Specialized freight Web logistics site eflatbed.com has announced a partnership with eCopper.com, a new Internet market for buyers and sellers of copper and copper alloy products and services

September 20, 2000 - Industry News

MyPeople Introduces Dispatch System

MyPeople Networks (www.mypeople.net), a startup communications company based in New Haven, Conn., has rolled out a suite of wireless applications for a number of industries, including transportation

September 20, 2000 - Industry News

Orbcomm Chief Pledges Vantage Tracking Will Continue

Orcommm Global, the satellite company based in Dulles, Va., claims its Vantage Tracking Solutions subsidiary will continue to serve trucking customers despite a recent Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing

September 20, 2000 - Industry News

Montana Travel Plaza Hosts State's Largest Blood Drive

Muralt's Travel Plaza, Missoula, Mont., hopes to again break records for truckstop blood drives this week as it joins more than 170 truckstops nationwide in the seventh annual Drive to Save Lives blood drive

September 20, 2000 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Trash Haulers Could Face High Permit Prices

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge asked state legislators to approve his plan to crack down on trash haulers and make them register for operating permits that could cost up to $5,000

September 20, 2000 - Industry News

Modine Receives Caterpillar EGR Program

Modine Manufacturing Co. has been chosen as a supplier for engine exhaust-gas-recirculation coolers for Caterpillar Inc

September 20, 2000 - Industry News

Diesel Technology Forum Launches Web Site

The Diesel Technology Forum has established an informational web site at www.dieselforum.org.

September 19, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Shareholders Give Go-Ahead to Freightliner Deal

Western Star Trucks Holdings Ltd. shareholders have approved a $670 million takeover offer from Freightliner

September 19, 2000 - Industry News

Yellow Introduces Live Voice Contact Over the Internet

Big LTL carrier Yellow Freight has introduced live voice capability on its e-commerce Web site www.yellowfreight.com. The technology allows customers to listen and talk directly with a Yellow Freight customer service rep over the Internet connection

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