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January 21, 2000 - Industry News

Utility To Open World's Largest Reefer Plant

Utility Trailer is making plans for the official opening of what it says is the world's largest refrigerated trailer plant to be built complete with state-of-the-art moving assembly lines. The $27 million facility, located on 49 acres

January 21, 2000 - Industry News

Oshkosh First Quarter Profits Up 56%

Oshkosh Truck Corp. posted profits of $6.1 million for its first fiscal quarter -- a 56% increase over $3.9 million in profits for first quarter fiscal 1999. Net sales for the quarter, which ended December 31, 1999, were $244 million versus $223 million a year ago.

January 21, 2000 - Industry News

Oshkosh Joins The Marines

Oshkosh Truck Corporation has delivered the first of at least 5,666 new 6x6 Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement trucks to the United States Marine Corps

January 20, 2000 - Industry News

Cat Accused Of Fraud Over Clean Fuel Technology

An arbitrator accused Caterpillar Inc. of fraud by improperly patenting and marketing diesel engine clean fuel technology that belonged to a former joint venture partner.

January 20, 2000 - Industry News

Beall Asks for Rear Guard Exemption

Beall Trailers, Kent, WA, has asked the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to renew its exemption from federal rear impact protection requirements

January 20, 2000 - Industry News

Moves In The Technology Arena

One combatant in the mobile communications war is flexing new muscle. PeopleNet Communications Corp. of Chaska, MN, the providers of the InTouch Fleet Management System, announced the appointment of new CEO John Sarto, former president of

January 19, 2000 - Industry News

Earnings Growth In Double Digits At Meritor

Fueled by strong sales in its Heavy Vehicle Systems division, Meritor Automotive has reported double-digit growth earnings for the ninth consecutive quarter.

January 19, 2000 - Industry News

Mack Sales Rise To Record Levels In '99

Mack Trucks finished 1999 with a record 34,264 U.S. Class 8 retail sales and a gain of 0.3% in market share.

January 19, 2000 - Industry News

Isuzu And DaimlerChrysler Collaborate In Japan

Isuzu Motors Ltd. and DaimlerChrysler are working together to develop a data system for delivery-truck fleets in Japan to enhance load tracking and improve service.

January 19, 2000 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Distributor Expands In Portland

Pacific Detroit Diesel Allison Co. has purchased 14 acres in the Ridgefield Junction of Portland, OR, where it plans to build a $5 million facility.

January 19, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Increases Stake in Scania

Volvo has reportedly upped its stake in rival Scania from 30.6% to 45.5%. The company began purchasing stock in the rival Swedish truck manufacturer a year ago and Scania agreed to a friendly takover in August

January 19, 2000 - Industry News

LA Ruling Bad News For Port Organizers

Port truckers and union representatives hoping to unionize container haulers at the nation's ports were dealt a setback by a Los Angeles ruling

January 18, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Order Backlog Rises

The Class 8 order backlog for Volvo Trucks North America is rising, but the company is still expected to furlough over 400 plant workers later this week

January 18, 2000 - Industry News

Trucker Web Sites: The Top Five

Newport research shows that more than half of truckers own a computer, and most of those have access to the Internet. So it's not surprising that a lot of truckers also have their own web sites.

January 18, 2000 - Industry News

Suburbs Could Veto San Antonio Hazmat Plan

After years of delays, San Antonio's government finally came up with a hazmat routing plan. But any of six suburban cities where the proposed routes pass through could veto the plan

January 18, 2000 - Industry News

Nettech Signs With TrackYourTruck.com

TrackYourTruck.com will use middleware from Nettech Systems, Princeton, NJ. to deliver Web-based dispatch information to TrackYourTruck.com's RoadRunner mobile data solution for product delivery businesses.

January 18, 2000 - Industry News

Inspectors Hard To Come By In Nebraska

Faced with a shortage of inspectors, Nebraska Gov. Mike Johann is pushing a controversial proposal to merge truck enforcement division officers with the State Patrol

January 18, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Names Dealer Of Year

Peterbilt named its Dealer of the Year during its recent annual dealer meeting in Phoenix

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

Hino Expects Big Production Jump

Hino Motors Ltd., Japan's largest manufacturer of commercial trucks, expects its domestic output to rise by about 31.7% to 52,610 units this year, from 39,947 units in 1999.

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

Mexican Market Forecast Revised Down

Mercedes-Benz Mexico, a wholly owned subsidiary of major international truck maker DaimlerChrysler AG, said the Mexican heavy-duty truck market would remain flat during 2000 due to credit constraints

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

New Life For Old Truckstop

People are in the phone booths at the old Hawk-I Truck Stop in Coralville, IA. But they're not calling dispatch or a broker or their wives and kids. These are campaign workers, and the old truckstop

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

California Governor Wants More Permitting Staff

The California governor wants the state to spend nearly $1 million next year on 15 more workers for the permit department of the California Department of Transportation

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

Norwegian Truckers Protest Fuel Prices

Only a week after French truck owners blockaded roads partly in protest of fuel prices, Norwegian truck drivers Monday blocked the major roads leading into Oslo to protest the cost of diesel

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

Group Uses Billboard Against Illinois Toll-Hike Proposal

Amidst the many signs that a proposed rate hike on the Illinois tollway system faces mounting opposition, perhaps none are more dramatic than the sign a public-interest group mounted Monday at the crossroads of Interstates 90 and 294

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

Postal Service Creates New Jobs for Utilimaster

A contract for 10,000 new Postal Service vehicles has created 200 new jobs at Utilimaster. The Wakarusa, IN, based van and utility truck manufacturer is building the carrier route vehicles in partnership with Ford Motor Co.

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