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August 25, 2000 - Industry News

Wabash Launches Trailer Frame Coating Technology

Trailer making giant Wabash National has debuted an electro-coating paint system for flatbed trailer frames it claims is the world's largest

August 25, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Union Leaders Are Challenged For Altering Contract

Two union members from a Volvo truck plant in Dublin, Va., are alleging that the United Auto Workers altered working practices in the union’s contract without any notification

August 24, 2000 - Industry News

Alberta Trucking Association Wants Lower Fuel Prices

After failing to get the Canadian Trucking Alliance to support a reduced fuel tax across the country, the Alberta Trucking Assocation is appealing to the Alberta Business Tax Reform Commission to give truckers a break from high fuel prices

August 24, 2000 - Industry News

Mack to Shut Down Production a Week in October

Mack Trucks will shut down for the week of Oct. 2-6 to help reduce production levels in the face of falling demand for heavy trucks

August 24, 2000 - Industry News

Strategy5 Links with Inter-Tax

Strategic Concepts, the Bentonville, Ark., transportation software provider, has added a tax preparation interface to its Strategy5 Transportation Software. The program now works in conjunction with Inter-Tax, a tax preparation service

August 24, 2000 - Industry News

API Says EPA Proposal Will Cost More Than Thought

Proposed Environmental Protection Agency standards could cause diesel prices to increase by 15 cents to 52 cents per gallon, according to the American Petroleum Institute

August 24, 2000 - Industry News

Cargo Transporters Choses Integrated Decision Support

Cargo Transporters, a truckload carrier with 240 power units based in Claremont, N.C., selected decision support software from Integrated Decision Support Corporation (www.idscnet.com), Richardson, Texas. Integrated Decision provide optimization software for truckload fleets

August 24, 2000 - Industry News

Web Site Offers Discount Fedex

PrePaidShipping.com of Cleveland, Ohio, wants long haul drivers and fleets to sign up for discounted overnight shipments via Federal Express.

August 23, 2000 - Industry News

Squeeze on Truck Margins Hurts RDO Profits

Significant improvements in agricultural operations and the addition of truck dealerships last year helped boost second quarter revenues for RDO Equipment, but they weren’t enough to offset continuing equipment and truck margin pressures and higher than anticipated expenses, the company said

August 23, 2000 - Industry News

MSRC Funding Available to Reduce Air Pollution

Funds may be available to purchase alternative-fueled heavy trucks in Southern California under a $14.5 million program administered by the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee

August 22, 2000 - Industry News

Wanted: 2,200 Fleets, 80 Warehouses

It didn’t read like big news. The press release said freightPro.com (www.freightPro.com) has named V & S Transportation, a small carrier based in Rancho Dominguez, Calif., as an agent in the Los Angeles area. Not big news at

August 22, 2000 - Industry News

Oklahoma Trucking Association Elects Chairman

Barry Miller, president of Dallas-Miller Logistics, has been elected chairman of the Oklahoma Trucking Association

August 22, 2000 - Industry News

FreightWise Gains GE Backing

FreightWise Inc., an Internet freight marketplace (www.freightwise.com) based in Fort Worth, Texas, announced yesterday that the General Electric Company will become an investor in the FreightWise exchange

August 22, 2000 - Industry News

Mack to Procure Materials in Web Auction

Mack Trucks will conduct online auctions to procure materials used in manufacturing and assembly operations

August 21, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Shareholders to Vote on Freightliner Deal

Western Star shareholders will vote on Freightliner LLC's bid to buy the company at a special meeting scheduled for Sept. 18 in Vancouver, B.C

August 21, 2000 - Industry News

Penske Puts 2,500 Trucks On the Internet Auction Block

Penske Truck Leasing and TradeOut will jointly host an online used truck auction at www.tradeout.com Aug. 23-31

August 21, 2000 - Industry News

Transportation: Greener Than You Think

The transportation industry is responsible for most of the dramatic improvement in the U.S. environment that has occurred over the past 30 years, according to a new publication from the American Road & Transportation Builders Assn., a Washington, D.C.-based construction association

August 21, 2000 - Industry News

Kenworth Puts Catalog Online

The Kenworth Accessories Catalog can now be accessed on the Internet at www.paccar.com/TruckAccessories/Kenworth/default.htm.

August 20, 2000 - Industry News

Kenworth to Lay Off Workers

Kenworth is the latest truck maker to announce layoffs due to lower truck sales

August 18, 2000 - Industry News

TrucktireXchange.com Adds Service Extra

TrucktireXchange.com, the truck tire e-commerce site, has added a feature called My TTXchange allowing customers a personalized page to manage truck tire and casing purchases and sales from one point of access

August 18, 2000 - Industry News

Sapp Bros. Leasing Acquired By Chancellor

Sapp Bros. Leasing, an Indianapolis-based finance company for over the road tractors and trailers, has been acquired by Chancellor Corp

August 17, 2000 - Industry News

ExxonMobil Opens Convenience Stores

ExxonMobil has announced the launch of a state-of-the-art convenience store available to both Exxon and Mobil-branded service stations

August 17, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Plant Earns Safety Award

Peterbilt's Madison, Tenn., production facility recently received a Perfect Record Award from the National Safety Council.

August 17, 2000 - Industry News

AAIA Appoints President and CEO

Alfred L. Gaspar has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association

August 17, 2000 - Industry News

International Introduces Its Dealership Of The Future

City International of Chicago this week celebrated its grand re-opening, showing off a dealership totally restructured and renovated for a new look that is spacious, warm and functional. Yet at the same time, the design reinforces the rugged strength, durability and longevity attributed to International Trucks, says the company

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