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September 14, 2000 - Industry News

Army Awards Freightliner $400 Million Contract

The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command has awarded Freightliner LLC a seven-year contract to build almost 3,400 vehicles

September 14, 2000 - Industry News

Goodyear Unveils Canadian Service Network

Goodyear Canada has announced the launch of Truckwise, an integrated network of ISO 9002 registered truck tire service and retreading centers

September 14, 2000 - Industry News

European Fuel Protests On the Rise

Although British protesters decided early this morning to end their blockades of oil depots and refineries, demonstrations continued in other parts of Europe

September 14, 2000 - Industry News

Teamster Caravan Heading to Unity Conference

A caravan of Teamster trucks and drivers yesterday are in the midst of a cross-country trip that will end at the Teamsters Unity Conference in Las Vegas in time for a rally with Vice President Al Gore Monday

September 14, 2000 - Industry News

Fuel Protesters Back Off in Britain

Truckers and others who have been protesting the high cost of fuel and fuel taxes in Britain called off key blockades today after Prime Minister Tony Blair said he would "not give in to violence, to blockades, to threats.

September 14, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Announces More Layoffs

Navistar International Corp.said yesterday it plans to lay off as many as 500 employees at its Springfield, Ohio, plant because of the slump in truck sales

September 13, 2000 - Industry News

PacLease Opens Four Locations in Ontario

PACCAR Leasing Co., a franchisor of independently owned heavy- and medium-duty truck rental and leasing companies based in Bellevue, Wash., recently announced the addition of new PacLease franchise locations in Ontario, Canada

September 13, 2000 - Industry News

Trace Engineering and Xantrex Technology Merge

Trace Engineering and Xantrex Technology recently announced a merger, combining engineering resources to further expand AC-power options in the trucking industry

September 13, 2000 - Industry News

TTI Restructures Aftermarket Sales Organization

Transportation Technologies Industries Inc. has restructured its field sales organization, naming district managers to oversee aftermarket sales of all business units, including Gunite wheel-end components, Imperial body and chassis components, Bostrom seating systems, Fabco steerable drive axles and gearboxes, and Brillion custom iron castings

September 13, 2000 - Industry News

Suit Claims Truckers Were Extorted, Ripped Off on I-15 Project

A trucking company is accusing the contractors of the Salt Lake City Interstate 15 construction project of shortchanging truckers and extorting gifts from the drivers

September 13, 2000 - Industry News

Irish, German, Norwegian Truckers Join Fuel Protests

Truckers in Germany and Ireland have joined truckers from France and England in protesting the high cost of fuel and high fuel taxes, and Norwegian truckers are threatening to follow suit

September 13, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Caravan Targets Overnite Terminals

A caravan of nine Teamster trucks and drivers will join striking workers at Overnite Transportation facilities in three states starting today as they make their way to the Teamsters Unity Conference in Las Vegas

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

Transportal Signs up First Canadian Carrier

Big Freight Systems of Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada, has joined the Transportal Network, the cooperative Internet venture based in Atlanta

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

International Introduces New Warranty Package

The International Used Truck Organization has introduced an optional warranty package for medium-duty products as an addition to its Class 8 "System One" warranty program

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

Fuel Protests Continue Across Europe

Police-escorted fuel tankers began to roll past the barricades of truckers protesting high fuel prices in Britain early this morning as Prime Minister Tony Blair took action against protests that are spreading all over Europe

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

Polish Truckers Threaten Fuel Protest

Trucking companies in Poland are considering following the leads of other European nations by blockading the country's oil refineries to protest rising fuel prices

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

Super Trucks Race in Europe

Truck racing had its origins in the United States in the 1970s. But while the sport has all but died here, on the "other side of the pond" in Europe, it's still going strong. This weekend,

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

Mack Breaks Ground for New KC Subsidiary

At a ceremony last night in Kansas City, Mo., Mack Trucks marked the start of construction on its new subsidiary, Kansas City Mack Sales and Service, on N.E. 45th St. and Randolph Road, just west of I-435

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian, U.S. Load Matching Services Join Forces

Cabit Systems Corp., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, will introduce Internet Truckstop Canada at the Truck World 2000 trade show in Toronto later this month. The new Internet freight-matching service is a joint venture with The Internet Truckstop in the United States

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

Port Truckers Protest in California

Truckers who haul containers in and out of the ports of Los Angeles-Long Beach and Oakland, Calif., are protesting high fuel prices and slow turnaround times at container terminals. According to the Journal of Commerce, about six harbor trucking companies are affected in Los Angeles-Long Beach, while in Oakland, drivers are refusing to haul for Pacific Rim Transport, a subsidiary of Maersk Inc

September 11, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Announces Recall on Bendix ABS

Freightliner has entered the second phase of its recall of vehicles equipped with the defective Bendix ABS EC 17-1030R electronic control units

September 11, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler To Take Control of Mitsubishi

Twenty years of dodging recalls has driven Mitsubishi Motors into the arms of DaimlerChrysler

September 11, 2000 - Industry News

Owner-Operators Ask Clinton for Help on Fuel

OPEC has agreed to increase production in order to drive down fuel prices, but owner-operators still are pressing for legislative relief. In a letter last week to President Clinton, Jim Johnston, president of Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn., pleaded for leadership on a bill to create a national fuel surcharge. The surcharge is needed to forestall a catastrophe for small-business truckers as fuel prices rise this autumn, Johnson wrote.

September 8, 2000 - Industry News

Waste Management Gets Great Deal on Clean Trucks

Through a unique partnership with an electricity supplier, giant refuse hauler Waste Management has come up with a cost-effective way to convert trucks to cleaner natural gas fuel

September 8, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Fills Environment, Safety Posts

The American Trucking Associations has filled two key positions in its environmental and safety regulatory operations

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