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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.

February 16, 2000 - Industry News

Beyond the Call

I need to make a phone call. Deciding that is the easy part. The rest is pretty complicated. I don’t know whether to use my home phone, a cordless phone, a cell phone or a pay phone.

February 16, 2000 - Industry News

Dana and Gunite Partner on Hub System

Dana Corp.'s Spicer Heavy Axle and Brake Division and Gunite Corp. are partnering to manufacture and sell the Dana Spicer LMS Hub System.

February 15, 2000 - Industry News

Independents Continue Fuel Protests

Owner-operators will protest today in Boston, where U.S. Energy Secretary Bill Richardson will be co-hosting a summit looking for solutions to the heating oil/diesel fuel price crisis

February 15, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters To Rally Today

The Teamsters union is holding rallies today at dozens of Overnite Transportation terminals across the country

February 15, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Sees Brazil Venture Making 100 Engines Per Day

Navistar International expects to increase production of diesel engines next month by 100 units per day at its Maxion joint venture site in Brazil

February 15, 2000 - Industry News

Meritor Opens First Wholly Owned Mexican Assembly Plant

Meritor Automotive yesterday inaugurated its first wholly-owned Mexican Heavy Vehicle Systems assembly plant

February 15, 2000 - Industry News

Dina to Double Class 7 Production For Western Star

Orders from Western Star have more than doubled production of Class 7 trucks by Mexico's Consorcio G. Grupo Dina S.A. de C.V., according to Starks News Service

February 15, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Posts Record First Quarter

Navistar International Corp. reported record net income of $70 million for its first quarter ending January 31

February 14, 2000 - Industry News

Dealers Lined Up For New Bandag Technology

Bandag's largest retread technology launch in the last 20 years has touched off record-setting demand for new equipment, the company says

February 14, 2000 - Industry News

International Reduces Order Backlog

Navistar reduced its backlog of orders for new International heavy-duty trucks at its Chatham, ON plant by 22.3% in one month as vehicle production continued to exceed retail demand, according to SNS sources.

February 14, 2000 - Industry News

New Mexico Bill Would Raise DWI Fines 100-Fold

The New Mexico state Legislature is considering a bill that would raise fines against truckers who drive after drinking from the current $10 to $25 to $1,000 to $2,500

February 14, 2000 - Industry News

Over A Third Of Truckload Carriers Raise Pay

For the first time in 15 quarters, over 30% of truckload carriers participating in The National Survey of Driver Wages reported pay changes. This is about 50% higher than the usual number of carriers making pay changes, researchers noted.

February 14, 2000 - Industry News

More Supplier Consolidation Coming

Four or five large truck builders, all European or North America-based but each with an Asian presence, will evolve in the global heavy truck business -- and all will be large producers of their own engines,

February 14, 2000 - Industry News

Penske Web Site Wins Award

Penske Truck Leasing's web site for online truck rentals was recently honored by the Association of National Advertisers. It's also generating plenty of business

February 14, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Focus On Trucks Pays Off

Volvo says its earnings increased almost fourfold last year after it sold its car division to Ford and focused on trucks and buses

February 14, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Lacks Capacity for Dodge Trucks

DaimlerChrysler AG currently does not have the production capacity to build Dodge-branded medium duty trucks, a company executive disclosed to Stark's News Service Interactive

February 14, 2000 - Industry News

PNV Enters Alliance With NetCards

PNV Inc. and NetCards, Inc. have entered an alliance which will allow drivers to send NetCards e-messages and e-cards from PNV's web site. PNV president Steven Yevoli said the agreement would "help enhance the livelihood of our

February 13, 2000 - Industry News

More Owner-Operators Plan Fuel Price Protests

More than 200 owner-operators from Philadelphia, southern New Jersey, Baltimore and Washington met Saturday in Fairless Hills, PA, and voted to hold a work stoppage Monday

February 11, 2000 - Industry News

More Protests Scheduled At Ports This Week

In their continuing bid to be recognized as employees and organize for better pay and working conditions, owner-operators at ports across the country are staging demonstrations this week. Most of these rallies are a follow-up to demonstrations held Jan. 31 at six Eastern ports, where drivers presented a Port Trucker Bill of Rights to port authority and local government officials

February 11, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Rally In Dayton

Nearly 400 union members participated in a march and rally in Dayton, OH, Thursday to show their support for the Teamsters' three-month-old strike against Overnite Transportation

February 11, 2000 - Industry News

The E-Commerce Promise: Accessible Information

The Internet has the biggest potential to impact trucking by breaking down inefficient information barriers, speakers said at the recent Heavy Duty Dialogue 2000 in Atlanta. Chris Lofgren, Schneider National chief information/logistics officer, said e-commerce will make

February 11, 2000 - Industry News

Schneider Extends Qualcomm Contract

Green Bay, WI-based Schneider National has renewed its Qualcomm OmniTRACS mobile communications contract for another extended term. The fleet was once of the first OmniTRACS customers. The OmniTRACS system, which operates 24 hours a day, seven

February 11, 2000 - Industry News

HighwayMaster Gets Big Ameritech Contract

HighwayMaster Communications Inc., Richardson, TX, has been chosen to provide Ameritech and other member companies of SBC Communications Inc. more than 28,000 HighwayMaster Series 5005S intelligent mobile units.

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