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February 11, 2000 - Industry News

Partnering: The New Buzzword

Everyone wants to be a partner these days. Fleets want to partner with truck and trailer manufacturers. Truck and trailer OEMs want to partner with suppliers. Suppliers with fleets. And so on. But as speakers at the recent Heavy Duty Dialogue 2000 in Atlanta astutely noted, partnerships only work under certain conditions

February 11, 2000 - Industry News

GM Trucks Predicts A Good Year

General Motors says 2000 should be another good year for commercial vehicle sales. The company said January sales of medium duty commercial vehicles were 39% above January 1999 deliveries

February 11, 2000 - Industry News

Bendix Launches Core Parts Web Auction

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has launched an auction web site for rebuildable cores -- heavy duty parts, such as engines, alternators, transmissions, compressors, etc.

February 10, 2000 - Industry News

New Round Of Overnite-Teamster Talks Uneventful

The first negotiations between the Teamsters and Overnite Transportation since picketing of the company started 14 weeks ago wrapped up yesterday in Chicago with little fanfare

February 10, 2000 - Industry News

Port Truckers Rally In New Jersey

Trucks were parked bumper to bumper as far as the eye could see at the Port of Newark yesterday as hundreds of independent truckers gathered to protest broken promises on fuel surcharges, high taxes, low rates

February 10, 2000 - Industry News

Owner-Operators Win Suit On Credit Card Surcharges

The Tennessee Court of Appeals has ruled that Flying J and Pilot Corp. truckstops have been improperly imposing surcharges on fuel bought with Visa and MasterCard credit cards, but Flying J says it is confident the ruling will be overturned

February 10, 2000 - Industry News

Ontario Court Upholds Acquittal Under 'Flying Wheels' Law

Ontario's top court upheld a ruling that acquitted a truck rental company of violating the province's "flying wheels" law

February 10, 2000 - Industry News

Eaton Selects Mexico Transmission Manufacturing Site

Eaton's Truck Components Operations has selected a site at the Tres Naciones Industrial Park in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, as the location for a new manufacturing plant to build transmissions for the North American market

February 10, 2000 - Industry News

Ontario Truckers Want More Rest Areas

The shortage of rest areas is not a problem limited to the United States. But a group of Ontario truck drivers has launched a campaign to petition the provincial government to build more roadside rest areas -- and looks to the U.S. for inspiration

February 10, 2000 - Industry News

Ontario Truckers Say Province Taxes Safety

The Ontario Trucking Assn. yesterday unveiled a new study showing that when it comes to sales tax on equipment, insurance, maintenance and repairs, Ontario levies the highest tax load on its trucking industry, compared to any neighboring North American jurisdiction

February 10, 2000 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Posts Record Quarter and Year

Detroit Diesel Corp. reported 1999 net income of $49.2 million on revenue of $2.4 billion, both all-time records. Net income in 1998, before special charges, was $40.5 million on revenue of $2.3 billion

February 10, 2000 - Industry News

HighwayMaster Revenues Up, Losses Down

HighwayMaster Communications reported a 50% increase in revenues for 1999 and a 67% reduction in net losses

February 9, 2000 - Industry News

California Fleets Converting To LNG

With a little help from public and private sponsors, a large California farming company is replacing 12 of its diesel-powered rigs with models powered by liquified natural gas (LNG).

February 9, 2000 - Industry News

Big Apple Area Truckers Plan Fuel Protest

Independent truckers operating in and out of the Port Of New York and New Jersey plan a demonstration Thursday morning over the sudden increase in diesel fuel prices

February 9, 2000 - Industry News

Vancouver Port Truckers Threaten Shutdown

Independent truckers at the Port of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, have threatened a shutdown because they say a company has violated a wage agreement

February 9, 2000 - Industry News

Trucking Company Owner Pleads Guilty To Polluting Sewer System

The owner of a Pennsylvania trucking company pleaded guilty to dumping pollutants in the town's public sewer system for 12 years

February 9, 2000 - Industry News

Miami Dump Truck Drivers Protest

Hundreds of independent dump truck drivers parked their trucks along a major Miami thoroughfare Monday to protest low wages

February 9, 2000 - Industry News

Customs Fee Violates NAFTA, Canadians Say

The U.S. is proposing a controversial customs fee on freight crossing the border from Canada, a move the Canadian government said would almost certainly violate the North American Free Trade Agreement.

February 9, 2000 - Industry News

Weather Forecasting Gets Better

The best weather forecasts today will usually give you accurate predictions 24 to 48 hours in advance, but there's a steep drop in accuracy when you go out three, four or five days. Aerospace giant Lockheed Martin

February 8, 2000 - Industry News

Renault Wants To Overhaul Nissan Diesel Management

Nissan Diesel is due for a management overhaul, says parent Nissan Motor. "Certainly we think Nissan Diesel has to be managed differently to recover," Senior Vice President Thierry Moulonguet told the Financial Times of London. "One condition is to renew the management of Nissan Diesel.

February 8, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Step Up Overnite Campaign

As the Teamsters prepare to meet with Overnite Transportation officials in Chicago today and tomorrow, the union says it will use an infusion of $500,000 from the AFL-CIO to step up its strike efforts against the less-than-truckload carrier

February 8, 2000 - Industry News

Wanted: Outstanding Used Truck Professionals

Nominations are being sought for the 7th Annual Professional Recognition Awards which honor leadership in the used truck industry. The recognition goes to those who demonstrate superior sales, business and management skills, contribute to the credibility of their profession and are involved in the community in which they work and live.

February 8, 2000 - Industry News

Williams TravelCenters Expanding Rapidly

Nashville-based Williams TravelCenters has opened five new locations in December and another three more in January 2000. The eight new TravelCenters represent the company's most aggressive expansion to date, increasing Williams' interstate network to a total of 44 locations - 30 of the 12,000-square-foot TravelCenters and 14 slightly smaller "Travel Stops.

February 8, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Plans Significant Downsizing

Trucking’s largest national trade association is going to lop off a significant portion of its activities, downsizing to fit members’ demands for lower dues. Dues cuts for trucking company members of 51% over three years will cut $7 million from ATA’s budget, said president Walter B. McCormick in remarks to the ATA Executive Committee last weekend. The cuts will not apply to supplier members of ATA, whose dues were increased this year

February 8, 2000 - Industry News

Isuzu Sales Up 51% In January

American Isuzu Motors Inc. broke records in January by selling 947 medium-duty trucks in the U.S., or 51% more than the 627 units sold during the same month a year earlier

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