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August 3, 2000 - Industry News

pFreight to Go Wireless

pFreight of Fruitland, Idaho, a trucking services web site, has announced intentions to provide access for Internet-ready mobile telephones. That means pFreight will be accessible wherever mobile Internet service is available

August 3, 2000 - Industry News

Engine Manufacturers Partly Supports EPA Emissions Rule

The Engine Manufacturers Association has announced its qualified support of the final emissions rules issued earlier this week by the Environmental Protection Agency. The rule implemented a manufacturers' supported program to significantly reduce diesel emissions from heavy-duty trucks and buses. Diesel truck and bus engines will be required to emit 50 percent less oxides of nitrogen beginning in 2004

August 3, 2000 - Industry News

Logistics.com Adds Spot Market

Logistics.com, the Internet-based transportation management site, has added a critical module to its Digital Transportation Marketplace, which brings together shippers and carriers enabling transportation procurement at various levels

August 3, 2000 - Industry News

nPassage Boosts Dialup Speed

Seattle-based nPassage, the Web-based transportation management system, has adopted MetaFrame software from Citrix Systems, Ind. to offer immediate, high-speed access to nPassage dial-up customers

August 3, 2000 - Industry News

TruckersB2B to Provide Road Assistance Through FleetNet America

TruckersB2B, an Internet membership program owned by Indianapolis, Ind.-based Celadon Group, has reached an agreement with FleetNet America to provide road assistance to its members

August 3, 2000 - Industry News

iFLEET Acquires Truckers Helper

iFLEET, Inc., of Roswell, Ga., (www.ifleet.com) the information technology company perhaps best known for its roadside assistance service, has acquired Truckers Helper software, which it will offer to customers through the TruckNet web site it acquired last November

August 3, 2000 - Industry News

Montana Brings Overweight Permits to World Wide Web

A program designed to give trucking companies 24-hour access to overweight permits for Montana highways will soon be accessible via the World Wide Web

August 3, 2000 - Industry News

EPA Posts New Engine Emission Rule

A new Environmental Protection Agency rule gives heavy-duty diesel engine manufacturers more time to comply with emission testing requirements

August 2, 2000 - Industry News

Kenworth Partners with Nashville Tech School

Kenworth has launched an initiative with technical colleges to create a pool of entry-level technicians that are familiar with and qualified to service Kenworth products. The model for the program is being created at the Nashville Auto - Diesel College in Tennessee

August 2, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Hires Member Recruiter

The Truckload Carriers Association has hired a "membership field representative" to recruit new members, especially carriers

August 2, 2000 - Industry News

McLeod Interfaces With Fleet Advisor

McLeod Software has completed its interface to Eaton's Fleet Advisor fleet management system

August 2, 2000 - Industry News

NHTSA Announces Nissan Diesel, Peterbilt Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's list of June recalls includes a Nissan Diesel recall for loss of steering, while some Peterbilts are recalled for possible fuel leakage

August 2, 2000 - Industry News

Ryder Free Trade Zone Eases Border Crossings

U.S.- Mexico trade is growing at a rapid pace as corporations, large and small, pursue opportunities opened up with the North American Free Trade Agreement. The need for millions of trucks to transport goods internationally is

August 2, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo, Renault Submit Concessions

Sweden's Volvo and the French Renault SA have submitted a plan to the European union they hope will ease antitrust concerns about their planned merger

August 1, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins Engine Company Becomes Cummins Inc.

Heavy-duty engine manufacturer Cummins Engine Company Inc., Columbus, Ind., is changing its name to Cummins Inc

August 1, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Cuts Production

Several hundred hourly and salaried workers have been laid off at Peterbilt's Nashville-area plant as the company reduces its build rate from 50 to 35 trucks per day in response to lagging demand for heavy-duty trucks. Adjustments will be made in the company's Denton, Texas, facility as well

August 1, 2000 - Industry News

SC&RA Elects Chairman

The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association has named Delynn W. Burkhalter, President and CEO of Burkhalter Rigging, Columbus, Miss., to the position of Chairman

August 1, 2000 - Industry News

Hoffa Honored at GOP Convention

Teamsters President James P. Hoffa was honored with a reception last night at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia

July 31, 2000 - Industry News

NTTC Appoints Chairman

National Tank Truck Carriers Inc., a trade association representing approximately 200 bulk transporters nationwide, has named Paul "Lance" Hillman to the position of Chairman of the Board

July 31, 2000 - Industry News

Bendix Expands Ohio Facility

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has begun expansion on its Elyria, Ohio, facility

July 31, 2000 - Industry News

Disabled Trucker Receives $1.2 Million

A trucker from Maryland has received a $1.3 million settlement after a 1993 accident at a Pennsylvania quarry that resulted in severe injuries that have kept him out of work

July 31, 2000 - Industry News

New Truck Plaza for Atlanta?

A chunk of land located on I-675 in the heart of Atlanta’s trucking district could be the future home of a $25 million truck plaza project

July 31, 2000 - Industry News

Oshkosh Profits Up 45%

Oshkosh Truck Corp. reported profits of $15.3 million for its third fiscal quarter, up 45% from $10.5 million for third quarter 1999. Sales for the quarter were $392 million compared to $330 million during the same period last year

July 31, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Closes S.C. Plant

Western Star Trucks has closed its new $25 million assembly plant in Charleston, S.C., for at least three weeks and laid off its production line workers indefinitely

July 30, 2000 - Industry News

Flying J Wins Lawsuit Protecting Floor Plan

Last week a federal jury in Fresno, Calif., awarded Utah-based Flying J Inc $7.7 million for the infringement of its floor plan design

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