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August 2, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo, Renault Submit Concessions

Sweden's Volvo and the French Renault SA have submitted a plan to the European union they hope will ease antitrust concerns about their planned merger

August 1, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins Engine Company Becomes Cummins Inc.

Heavy-duty engine manufacturer Cummins Engine Company Inc., Columbus, Ind., is changing its name to Cummins Inc

August 1, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Cuts Production

Several hundred hourly and salaried workers have been laid off at Peterbilt's Nashville-area plant as the company reduces its build rate from 50 to 35 trucks per day in response to lagging demand for heavy-duty trucks. Adjustments will be made in the company's Denton, Texas, facility as well

August 1, 2000 - Industry News

SC&RA Elects Chairman

The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association has named Delynn W. Burkhalter, President and CEO of Burkhalter Rigging, Columbus, Miss., to the position of Chairman

August 1, 2000 - Industry News

Hoffa Honored at GOP Convention

Teamsters President James P. Hoffa was honored with a reception last night at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia

July 31, 2000 - Industry News

NTTC Appoints Chairman

National Tank Truck Carriers Inc., a trade association representing approximately 200 bulk transporters nationwide, has named Paul "Lance" Hillman to the position of Chairman of the Board

July 31, 2000 - Industry News

Bendix Expands Ohio Facility

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has begun expansion on its Elyria, Ohio, facility

July 31, 2000 - Industry News

Disabled Trucker Receives $1.2 Million

A trucker from Maryland has received a $1.3 million settlement after a 1993 accident at a Pennsylvania quarry that resulted in severe injuries that have kept him out of work

July 31, 2000 - Industry News

New Truck Plaza for Atlanta?

A chunk of land located on I-675 in the heart of Atlanta’s trucking district could be the future home of a $25 million truck plaza project

July 31, 2000 - Industry News

Oshkosh Profits Up 45%

Oshkosh Truck Corp. reported profits of $15.3 million for its third fiscal quarter, up 45% from $10.5 million for third quarter 1999. Sales for the quarter were $392 million compared to $330 million during the same period last year

July 31, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Closes S.C. Plant

Western Star Trucks has closed its new $25 million assembly plant in Charleston, S.C., for at least three weeks and laid off its production line workers indefinitely

July 30, 2000 - Industry News

Flying J Wins Lawsuit Protecting Floor Plan

Last week a federal jury in Fresno, Calif., awarded Utah-based Flying J Inc $7.7 million for the infringement of its floor plan design

July 28, 2000 - Industry News

Trucking Down Under Dubbed "Sweatshops"

A trucker-turned-academic whose book "Sweatshops on Wheels" has proved controversial in the American trucking industry testified recently about the sad shape of working conditions for Australian drivers

July 28, 2000 - Industry News

McLeod's Low-Budget Document Imaging Appeals To Small Carriers

McLeod Software now offers Imaging Lite to small carriers, as an alternative to its standard LoadMaster document imaging module

July 28, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Begins Tender Offer for Detroit Diesel

DaimlerChrysler began its tender offer yesterday for a planned $583 million purchase of engine maker Detroit Diesel

July 28, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters: Overnite Supporters Suspected in Bomb Threats

The Teamsters union says it has obtained two police reports that indicate that bomb threats made to Overnite's Memphis, Tenn., terminal came from supporters of the company's anti-union campaign

July 28, 2000 - Industry News

Union Pacific to Investigate Overnite Allegations

Union Pacific will investigate Teamsters allegations of wrongdoing by subsidiary Overnite Transportation after the union called the Bush-Cheney campaign. Vice presidential candidate Dick Cheney sits on the board at UP

July 28, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Point to Suspicious Fire at Overnite

A suspicious fire at Overnite's terminal in Tupelo, Miss., is the subject of the latest affidavit filed with the National Labor Relations Board in the ongoing battle between the less-than-truckload carrier and the Teamsters union

July 28, 2000 - Industry News

Kumho Adds Dealer Locator To Web Site

Kumho Tire’s web site (www.kumhotireUSA.com) now features a dealer locator page

July 28, 2000 - Industry News

New Canadian Customs Codes Due Jan. 8

Trucking companies that haven’t already obtained their own Canadian Pre-Arrival Review System identification number should complete the necessary application right away, advises the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency

July 28, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo, Mitsubishi Finalize Partnership

Volvo and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. have signed a contract specifying the conditions for Volvo's acquisition of 19.9% of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Co

July 28, 2000 - Industry News

Keller Offers Extreme Driving Videos

J.J. Keller & Assoc. Inc. has released its Extreme 7-Minute Solutions, a new driver training video series focusing on extreme driving conditions

July 27, 2000 - Industry News

Slowing Truck Market Cuts Into Detroit Diesel Sales

Slowing North American demand for heavy duty trucks cut into Detroit Diesel Corp’s second quarter sales and profits, but the company says it’s encouraged by opportunities in other business segments

July 27, 2000 - Industry News

Bandag Profits Up Despite Softening Retread Market

Bandag Inc. reported second quarter 2000 profits of $17.6 million on sales of $249.1 million versus profits of $16.1 million on sales of $252.1 million for second quarter 1999. Chairman and CEO Martin Carver credited the profit increase to “significant operating expense reductions” plus an April price increase that offset rising material costs

July 27, 2000 - Industry News

Eaton to Repurchase Stock

Eaton Corp’s Board of Directors authorized the company to spend up to $500 million to buy shares of its common stock. The company said it will do this in the open market and, market conditions permitting, expects to complete the repurchases by year-end

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