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January 24, 2000 - Industry News

Construction Still Biggest Used Truck Buyer

As for-hire and leasing fleets shorten their trade cycles, more buyers are considering used trucks. Newport's Profile of the Medium and Heavy Duty Truck Market examines used truck buying across a number of industry vocations.

January 24, 2000 - Industry News

Respect Closely Follows Pay On Drivers' Wish List

A study of more than 4,000 company drivers and owner-operators reveals that respect from management ranks as the second most important benefit, behind pay

January 24, 2000 - Industry News

Business is Good, But Not Good Enough, Says Volvo

Despite increased orders in the last few months, Volvo Trucks North America says it will adjust production rates downward at its Dublin, VA, plant and lay off approximately 400 workers

January 24, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite Sues Teamsters For Racketeering

Overnite Transportation, Richmond, VA, announced yesterday that it is suing Teamsters President James P. Hoffa and other union executives, alleging the Teamsters engaged in a host of illegal activities, including attempted murder, aimed at extorting a labor contract. A 225-page suit, filed in the U.S. District Court in Jackson, TN, alleges a pattern of racketeering activities that includes 57 acts of attempted murder and 131 acts of extortion, as well as numerous violations of Tennessee law

January 24, 2000 - Industry News

Oregon Study Says Weight-Distance Repeal Would Add Revenue

Opponents of a measure to drop Oregon's weight-distance tax and replace it with a diesel fuel tax say the change would mean trucks would not pay their fair share. But a legislative report has found the opposite

January 24, 2000 - Industry News

American Trailer Gets New Owner

FDM Inc. has purchased the assets of American Trailer Manufacturing and established American Trailer Inc

January 24, 2000 - Industry News

Eaton Posts Record Earnings

Eaton Corp. posted record sales and earnings for the fourth quarter 1999 and the full year. Sales for the quarter totaled $2.21 billion, up 38% from fourth quarter 1998

January 24, 2000 - Industry News

Prestolite To Sell Two Business Units

Prestolite Electric will sell two businesses in order to reduce debt and to focus more attention on its key automotive and heavy-duty markets.

January 21, 2000 - Industry News

Puerto Rican Company Plans To Supply Drivers

A Puerto Rican company plans to train a large number of locals to be truck drivers and lease them to North American truck fleets.

January 21, 2000 - Industry News

Get Me A Load This Instant

The fast track in trucking's electronic lane just got a little faster. The Internet Truckstop, the first Internet-based load-matching service, has taken the concept one step further into something very close to a live, real-time market.

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

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