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October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Launches New Websites

Freightliner has launched new websites for Freightliner Corp., Freightliner Trucks and Sterling Trucks. Located at http://www.freightliner.com, http://www.freightlinertrucks.com and http://www.sterlingtrucks.com, the sites use Hyper-Text Markup Language, Microsoft Active Server Pages, Microsoft’s Site Server and BackOffice Software. Features

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Rolling Strong Opens Third Facility

Rolling Strong Co., a network of gyms for the professional trucker, has opened its third facility at 722 Watt Rd., Knoxville, TN. Currently, more than 550 drivers have joined the gym network, which also features locations

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Loadmatching Service Slowed By Satellite Failure

When the Galaxy IV satellite, operated by PanAmSat of Greenwich, Connecticut, spun out of control last week, DAT Services, the load matching company, lost its satellite communications. Based in Beaverton, Oregon, DAT Services boasts the nation’s

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Spicer Expands Website

Dana Corp.’s Spicer Trailer Products Div. has expanded its Internet web site to include trailer axle and brake specifications, information on its new branded brake adjusters and brake chambers and details on its reduced-maintenance Spicer RM

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star To Sponsor Big 12 Football Game

In October 1998, the Western Star Trucks Classic, a football game between the Oklahoma State University Cowboys and the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers, will be held at Arrowhead Stadium, home of the Kansas City Chiefs. Western

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks To Host Super Bowl Parties For Truckers

Volvo Trucks North America will host Super Bowl parties at 40 Flying J Travel Plazas around the country, giving truckers the chance to enjoy an atmosphere of food and fun similar to what they might experience

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Companies Develop Fuel-Cell Technology

Ballard Power Systems of Canada, Daimler-Benz AG and Ford Motor Co. have joined forces to develop fuel-cell-powered components for cars and trucks. The fuel cells, which generate electricity from hydrogen and oxygen to power vehicles, are said

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Ohio Dealer Offers One-Stop Truck Service

Cerni Motors, Youngstown, OH, has opened a truck dealership offering a wide range of services. Located at I-80 and SR 46, the 38,000-square-foot facility showcases heavy and medium International trucks and also houses 32 repair bays,

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

New Fuel Combines Soybean Oil, Diesel

Anew fuel that combines soybean oil and diesel fuel is being tested to determine if the claims that it reduces emissions by up to 45% are true. Called B-20, or Envirodiesel, the fuel was developed by Twin

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins’ Propane Engine Gets EPA-Certified

Cummins Engine Co.’s B5.9LPG dedicated heavy duty propane gas engine has received certification to the 1999 Environmental Protection Agency Clean Fuel Fleet Vehicle Low Emissions Vehicle standard. The engine also meets CARB Optional Low NOx standards. Available

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

RoadTrac Launches Vehicle Security Systems

RoadTrac has rolled-out its Pegasus and Orion security and surveillance systems. Combining global-positioning-satellite and cellular-phone technologies, the systems are designed to give vehicles, trailers and drivers 24-hour monitoring, protection and assistance. Alarms are sent to a

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Ambucks Awards New Chevrolet Corvette

Merle Myers, a driver for Prime Wood Transportation and resident of Brentwood, TN, was overjoyed to receive a new Chevrolet Corvette as part of Ambest’s Ambucks driver incentive program. The program, sponsored by the member-supported marketing association

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Pilot Opens Travel Center In Fort Pierce, Florida

Knoxville, TN-based Pilot Corp. has opened a new travel center in Fort Pierce, FL, located at I-95 and Okeechobee Road The new facility features seven diesel lanes, eight gasoline islands, 90 truck parking spaces and 50

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Rockwell Wabco Changes Name

Rockwell Wabco Vehicle Control Systems, Troy, MI, has officially changed its name to Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems. Meritor is a North American supplier of antilock braking systems for heavy duty trucks, trailers and buses. Meritor Wabco

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Comdata Executives Hit The Road

As part of an initiative to better serve truck drivers by understanding what they experience on the road, Comdata executives spent the summer riding with drivers across the U.S. The Brentwood, TN-based company initiated the program

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Trucks Wanted For Advertising Program

Media Vehicles, a GE Capital company, is soliciting less-than-truckload and distribution motor carriers to participate in its truck advertising program. The company will pay carriers $2,000 per year for every truck upon which they place ads for

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Tests TransForm NetCaster

U.S. Xpress, Chattanooga, TN, will beta-test TransForm NetCaster, an new Internet enabled, secure transactional information delivery system from System Architects Inc. The software operates over a highly secure global Virtual Private Network within the Internet, allowing carriers

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Impco Opens Center For Clean Fuel Systems

Impco, a specialist in clean fuel vehicle technology, has opened a new Advanced Technology Center in Irvine, CA. The 80,000-square-foot facility is dedicated to gaseous fuel systems, including natural gas. Displays will feature clean fuel vehicles and technologies

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Trucker Wins Ford AeroMax In Truckstop Sweeps

Dugless Estes Sr., a 56-year-old trucker from Sikeston, MO, received a 1998 Ford AeroMax 122 and an 11-day African safari as the grand prize winner in the 1997 Truck N Safari Sweepstakes. The AeroMax is equipped with

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

The Freightliner/Ford Heavy Truck Deal

Ford will exit the big truck market following the pending sale of its heavy truck business to Freightliner. If the deal is finalized and approved by the government, Freightliner will own technology, tooling and assembly equipment

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins Engine Meets 1998 EPA Standards

Cummins Engine Co.’s B5.9G heavy duty natural gas engine has completed certification for the 1998 Environmental Protection Agency Clean Fuel Fleet Vehicle Ultra-Low Emissions Vehicle and Low Emissions Vehicle standards. The spark-ignited engine features advanced electronic

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Pay Hikes Bring Experienced Drivers To JB Hunt

According to JB Hunt Transport spokesmen, increased driver compensation is paying off. When the Lowell, AR-based carrier first announced the pay hike in September 1996, 81% of the new drivers hired were inexperienced. By March 1997,

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Oregon May Begin Truck Emissions Testing

In Portland, OR, diesel trucks and buses may soon be subject to the same rigorous emissions testing required of gasoline-powered cars, vans and pickups. Oregon presently does not include diesel buses or trucks weighing more than 8,500

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

CTA Supports Bill To Place Stringent Rules On Foreign Drivers

The California Trucking Assn. has given its full support to Senate Bill 270, safety legislation authored by Senator Steve Peace (D-El Cajon). The bill would require the California Highway Patrol, Department of Transportation and California Air

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

New York Delays Truck Pollution Standards

Cracking down truck and bus emissions may not cut air pollution as effectively as restricting the kinds of new cars that can be sold in New York would, a spokesman for Governor George Pataki said. A deal

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