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November 30, 1999 - Industry News

What Did You Say?

Speech recognition technology promises to be a big part of trucking's future, particularly in the cab. But as good as the software has become (and it has become remarkably good), it is not yet perfect. For

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November 30, 1999 - Industry News

PTP Offers New Driver Loyalty Program

Independent truckstop members of Professional Transportation Partners (PTP) will be offering a new loyalty program for drivers by the end of the year

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November 30, 1999 - Industry News

Unionized Carriers Get New Labor Negotiator

The national labor negotiating arm of the major unionized LTL trucking companies has named a new head negotiator

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November 29, 1999 - Industry News

Truckstop To Pay For Dumping Raw Sewage

A New Hampshire truckstop will pay $225,000 to settle a pollution lawsuit

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November 29, 1999 - Industry News

Peregrine Helps United Manage Fleet

Peregrine Systems says United Airlines has purchased its FleetAnywhere software system for implementation in 39 locations worldwide.

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November 29, 1999 - Industry News

Jacobs Builds 2 Millionth Brake

Jacobs Vehicle Systems recently produced its two-millionth engine retarder, or Jake Brake as it is commonly known.

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November 29, 1999 - Industry News

Future Potential Is Double-Edged For PNV

The possibility of success may have hurt PNV Inc.'s debut on the Nasdaq last Wednesday

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November 29, 1999 - Industry News

Clean Diesel Products Closer To Commercialization

Clean Diesel Technologies Inc. fell deeper into the red last quarter as it continues to invest in systems to help engine makers meet 2002 emissions regulations. The company lost $2.4 million in the third quarter and has lost $3.8 million year-to-date.

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November 24, 1999 - Industry News

Associates To Fund Technology Companies

Associates Commercial Corp. has launched Technology Vendor Finance Group to provide finance and leasing services to manufacturers and distributors of technology-based products.

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November 24, 1999 - Industry News

Grumman Olson Buys Into Refrigerated Bodies

Grumman Olson Industries Inc. will add refrigerated truck bodies to its line of aluminum walk-in vans and parcel delivery trucks with the purchase of Complete Refrigerated Truck Bodies, Alvaton, GA

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November 24, 1999 - Industry News

Haldex to Expand German Operations

Haldex Brake Systems has announced plans to build a new facility for its Product Center in Heidelberg, Germany.

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November 24, 1999 - Industry News

Delphi Buys Lucas Diesel from TRW

TRW Inc. has agreed to sell Lucas Diesel Systems to Delphi Automotive Systems Corp. for $871 million in cash. Delphi will acquire substantially all Lucas assets, certain liabilities, and its associated aftermarket activities

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November 24, 1999 - Industry News

Dry Van Fleets Lead Driver Pay Increases

Over 20% of truckload carriers participating in The National Survey of Driver Wages have increased driver compensation since last August, according to SignPost Inc., which conducts the quarterly survey.

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November 24, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite Reopens Another Facility

As the Teamsters' unfair labor practices strike against less-than-truckload carrier Overnite Transportation passes the one-month mark, Overnite reopened another service center that had been closed due to the picketing

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November 24, 1999 - Industry News

Trucking School Buys Second Simulator

New-York based National Tractor Trailer School has bought a second truck driving simulator

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November 24, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Take Over Local, Officer Sues

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters declared an emergency trusteeship for Philadelphia Local 115 and removed 73-year-old John P. Morris from office as secretary-treasurer last week. The union accused Morris of a number of abuses, including buying and stockpiling weapons

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November 23, 1999 - Industry News

Job-Hopping Blues

Trucking companies have been dealing with driver job-hopping and a driver shortage for years. But with today's tight labor market, other employers are now facing the same problems. A recent article in U.S. News & World Report

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November 23, 1999 - Industry News

Web Provides Network For Driver Medical Records

It's hard enough for truck drivers to find medical treatment on the road without having to give your full medical history every time. A new service is working with trucking companies to use the Internet to provide important medical background information

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November 23, 1999 - Industry News

TCA Looking At Alternative Driver Pools

A Truckload Carriers Assn. panel is researching alternative labor pools to solve the driver shortage problem

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November 23, 1999 - Industry News

Michelin Countersues Bandag

Michelin has filed a countersuit against the Bandag, accusing the retreader of trying to keep it out of the retread business

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November 23, 1999 - Industry News

Canadian Truckers Brace For Michigan Tax

The imposition of the Michigan Single Business Tax on Canadian trucking companies is a form of double taxation, putting Canadian motor carriers at a competitive disadvantage, according to a study commissioned by trucking industry lobby groups and government agencies.

November 23, 1999 - Industry News

The Latest Web Idea: A Virtual Fleet

The Web makes online marketers extremely nimble. Unburdened by the bricks and mortar investment which limits traditional marketers, these virtual shops can offer goods at lower prices and spend more on promotion than on equipment lease

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November 23, 1999 - Industry News

FleetPride Buys Wheels & Brakes Inc.

FleetPride has purchased Wheels and Brakes Inc., an Atlanta-based distributor specializing in wheel, rim, suspension and brake parts for the heavy duty industry

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November 22, 1999 - Industry News

Former Teamsters Exec Convicted

After five weeks of trial and two days of deliberations, a U.S. District Court jury Friday convicted a former Teamsters executive of embezzlement, mail and wire fraud, and perjury

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November 22, 1999 - Industry News

Cummins And Westport Partner On LNG Trucks

Cummins Engine Co. is partnering with Westport Innovations Inc., Vancouver, BC, on a CAN$10 million, two-year natural gas truck project in which three heavy-duty diesel trucks will be converted to liquefied natural gas.

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