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February 22, 2000 - Industry News

Mercedes-Benz Trucks May Be Built Here

DaimlerChrysler is looking at building a plant in the U.S. that will produce some 100,000 Mercedes-Benz trucks a year, a company executive told German reporters. European capacity will not meet projected sales volume from 2003, he said.

February 22, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian Trucker Protests Could Spread

Canadian owner-operators defied a court order in Nova Scotia and slowed traffic in Quebec as they protested high fuel prices for a second day yesterday, and the protest could spread to Alberta

February 22, 2000 - Industry News

Miami Port Truckers Return To Work

Independent truckers at the Port of Miami are returning to work this week after a two-week wildcat strike that sometimes turned violent

February 22, 2000 - Industry News

Driver Shortage: Our Kids Have Better Choices

Many articles I see on the driver shortage identify many of the problems being faced by drivers and companies, but I don't think the industry has identified a basic problem that is facing many industries with

February 22, 2000 - Industry News

Trucks Rolling Into Washington In Protest

Hundreds of trucks are expected to roll into Washington, DC, this morning as independent truckers protest against high diesel fuel prices

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

Truckstop Owner Turned Tycoon

If you're in trucking, chances are you've heard of the famed Little America truck stop in Wyoming. But you may not know much about Earl Holding, who turned the truckstop from a money-losing business into a

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

EMA Says California Air Study Needs Work

The Engine Manufacturers Association says major revisions are needed to improve the accuracy and usefulness of the Multiple Air Toxics Exposure Study before its final release by the South Coast Air Quality Management District

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

Hybrid Electric, CNG Compared To Diesel

Hybrid diesel-electric engines and compressed natural gas engines both offer significant benefits over current diesel engines in lower emissions and improved fuel economy, according to a year-long study of bus engines

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian Truckers Protest Fuel Prices

Canadian independent truckers staged protests in two different areas Monday to protest high fuel prices and low rates

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

Keller Offers Training Videos On Driver Relationships

J.J. Keller & Associates is offering a new video-based driver training series to increase understanding between drivers and their dispatchers, safety directors and customers

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

Protesters To Convoy To DC Tomorrow

A group of owner-operators plans to convoy from New Jersey to Washington, DC, Tuesday to protest rising fuel prices and low rates. Truckers plan to meet at Joe's Truck Stop in Deepwater, NJ, at about 7 a.m. Tuesday. They will convoy to the National Mall in Washington, taking a major truck route and no doubt picking up truckers along the way

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Port Truckers Carry Through On Promise Of Protests

The Teamsters Union along with port truckers carried through with their promise to rally at several of the nation's ports on Friday

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins Adds E-Commerce

Cummins customers can now buy merchandise and service manuals and renew service agreements through Cummins PowerStore, a new e-commerce site at www.powerstore.cummins.com.

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

OOIDA, Teamsters Urge Relief For Owner-Operators

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. and the Teamsters Union are urging President Clinton to view the current fuel crisis as an emergency or disaster situation when it comes to owner-operators

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Battle Over Oregon Weight-Distance Tax Heats Up

Supporters of a measure that would eliminate Oregon's weight-distance tax filed a lawsuit last week against the American Automobile Assn., accusing it of making false statements about the measure

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Accelerates Safety and Maintenance Certification

The American Trucking Assns.' North American Transportation Management Institute has revamped its professional certification process so transportation safety and maintenance professionals can meet all of the standards quicker and easier

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Driver Training Forum Scheduled

The latest developments in truck driver training will be aired at a forum in Alexandria, VA, next month

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Oregon Ends Relationship with Transcore

Oregon has severed its relationship with Transcore, the company that administered its electronic weigh station preclearance system.

February 17, 2000 - Industry News

Port Protests Scheduled Nationwide

Hundreds of independent truckers are expected to rally today at each of eight ports in protest of skyrocketing fuel prices, low pay and unsafe equipment

February 17, 2000 - Industry News

Federal-Mogul Keeping Lighting, Wiper, Fuel Businesses

Federal-Mogul says it has decided not to sell its lighting, wiper blade and fuel businesses. The three represent some $700 million in annual sales and has previously been tagged for divestiture

February 17, 2000 - Industry News

UPS Ordered To Add 2,000 Full-Time Jobs

An arbitrator has ruled that UPS must live up to its contract agreement with the Teamsters to create 2,000 new full-time jobs

February 17, 2000 - Industry News

DAC Parent Acquires STA United

Total Information Services, Inc., recently acquired STA United from Employment Screening Partners, Inc.

February 16, 2000 - Industry News

Group West and Crane Partner on Routing System

Platon Consulting Limited, Burnaby, BC and Crane & Associates of Portland, OR have entered a joint venture to market a newly developed rating and routing system.

February 16, 2000 - Industry News

Unions Playing Role In Presidential Campaign

As Al Gore and Bill Bradley battle for the Democratic presidential nomination, both have walked Teamsters Overnite picket lines. While the AFL-CIO has endorsed Gore, the Teamsters union has yet to make an endorsement. But Bradley got an unofficial boost in Atlantic City, NJ, Tuesday

February 16, 2000 - Industry News

High-Tech Trucking Profiled On NPR

National Public Radio recently aired an insightful piece on the impact that technology is having on trucking and on the nation's productivity.

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