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July 20, 2000 - Industry News

Dina: We're Confident Western Star, Freightliner Will Act in Good Faith

Mexico's Consorcio Grupo Dina says it's hoping for a quick resolution to questions regarding its contract to build medium-duty trucks for Western Star

July 20, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Closes Detroit Diesel Deal

DaimlerChrysler has announced that it will acquire the outstanding shares of Detroit Diesel and fold the American engine manufacturer with its Powertrain Unit into the Commercial Vehicles division of DaimlerChrysler. This combines products under the MTU-Friedrichshafen, Mercedes-Benz

July 20, 2000 - Industry News

Hookup.com Ready For Second Auction

The new truck and trailer auction site, Hookup.com, is getting ready for its second auction today through Thursday

July 20, 2000 - Industry News

Softening U.S. Truck Market Hurts Volvo Profits

Sweden’s AB Volvo blamed a 2.8% drop in its second quarter net income on reduced demand for trucks in North America but said its truck division should return to profitability next year with cutbacks in North America and integration of Renault’s truck division

July 20, 2000 - Industry News

Is the IRS Snooping Your Website?

For several decades, many companies have used independent contractors for a wide variety of jobs (examples: truck drivers, limousine drivers, doctors, dentists, welders, painters, teachers, salesmen, drywallers, carpet installers, musicians, and nurses). Most companies that use independent

July 20, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler to Buy Detroit Diesel

DaimlerChrysler, parent company of Freightliner, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Detroit Diesel to acquire the diesel engine maker

July 20, 2000 - Industry News

Inland Grows Kenworth Dealer Network

Inland Kenworth has acquired Kenworth dealerships in Albuquerque and Farmington, NM, and will incorporate them into the Inland Group of truck and equipment dealerships based out of Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Inks Deal for Western Star

The Western Star name will become part of Freightliner's growing truck and bus product offering with the acquisition of the Canadian manufacturer announced yesterday.

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July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Swedish Study: Diesel Exhaust Contributes to Lung Cancer

Researchers in Sweden have discovered that people who have jobs that expose them to high levels of diesel fuel exhaust have an increased chance of getting lung cancer

July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Ryder and Internet Pioneer Team Up on Web

Ryder Systems, Miami, has entered the Web wars with a site called pFreight.com aimed squarely at individual drivers and small fleets and headed by Internet load-matching pioneer Scott Moscripp

July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Analysts Not Bullish on Dina

Mexico’s Consorcio G Grupo Dina deferred a $6.5 million interest payment on convertible debt, prompting speculation from financial analysts that the company is in trouble

July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite Toledo Terminal Files for Teamsters Decertification Election

Overnite Transportation employees at the company's Toledo, Ohio, service center have sought approval from the National Labor Relations Board to decertify the Teamsters union as their bargaining agent

July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins Takes Environmental Efforts to the Web

Cummins Engine Co., Columbus, Ind., has added an environmental section to its corporate web site at www.cummins.com under the heading "Who We Are.

July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers' Wives Take to the Picket Line

The wives of four Yellow Freight System drivers have been picketing the company’s Atlanta truck terminal this week in protest over their husbands being on the road all the time

July 19, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner to Buy Western Star

DaimlerChrysler subsidiary Freightliner LLC announced today that it will buy Canadian truck manufacturer Western Star Trucks Holdings

July 18, 2000 - Industry News

Slower Truck Market Hurts Rush Profits

New truck sales will be “sharply below” prior years, but the country’s biggest Peterbilt dealer, Rush Enterprises, expects to show financial improvements the rest of the year

July 18, 2000 - Industry News

Eaton Improves Manufacturing Process with eMatrix

Eaton Truck Components Operation, Galeburg, Mich., has deployed MatrixOne's eMatrix data management system to help improve its manufacturing processes at four sites

July 18, 2000 - Industry News

Bekins.com Goes Live

The Bekins Company, a transportation, distribution, and relocation services company based in Hillside, Ill., has launched a corporate web site, Bekins.com, which is a centralized on-line information center providing access to its entire family of Operating Companies and services

July 17, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite, Teamsters Back in Court Today

Overnite Transportation, Richmond, Va., is back on court today, defending itself against National Labor Relations Board charges that it targeted and terminated Teamsters supporters at its terminal in Memphis, Tenn

July 17, 2000 - Industry News

Trucker Blockade Avoided Down Under

The threat of a possible blockade of Australia’s highways by the country’s truckers has been averted

July 17, 2000 - Industry News

New KW Dealership to Open in Ottawa

Tandet Kenworth will strengthen its Eastern Ontario position next month when it opens a new truck dealership in Ottawa

July 17, 2000 - Industry News

FleetScape.com Falters at Starting Gate

FleetScape.com, the electronic marketplace for truck parts, has shut down without ever actually opening for business. The Fleetscape.com web site is no longer available, no one answers the phone and, according to a web industry publication, nine full-time employees are out of work

July 14, 2000 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Supports Junior Achievement

ArvinMeritor Inc. is helping more than 5,000 students in southeastern Michigan learn about free enterprise, business and economics through its title sponsorship of the ArvinMeritor/Junior Achievement 2000 Golf Classic

July 14, 2000 - Industry News

Transplace.com Opens For Business

The result of a logistics conversion of six trucking powerhouses is officially operating as business as usual

July 14, 2000 - Industry News

California Agency Calls for Diesel Soot Traps

California state regulators last week released a plan to force owners of diesel-powered tractors, bulldozers, big rigs, school buses and other vehicles to install soot-catching equipment at costs that could total up to thousands of dollars per vehicle

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