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January 11, 2000 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Has Record Production Year

During the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week, Detroit Diesel announced record engine production for calendar year 1999

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January 11, 2000 - Industry News

AlliedSignal Brake Systems Changes Name to Bendix

Now that AlliedSignal has formally changed its name to Honeywell, AlliedSignal Truck Brake Systems Co. has become Honeywell Commercial Vehicle Systems Company, doing business as Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

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January 11, 2000 - Industry News

French Truck Blockades Continue

French truck owners continued their blockade of key roadways for a second day Tuesday to protest diesel prices and a 35-hour work week

January 10, 2000 - Industry News

OOIDA Fuel Tax Suit Dismissed

An Illinois court has rejected a constitutional challenge to Illinois' fuel tax filed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn

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January 10, 2000 - Industry News

Trucking Tax Breaks Under Fire In Oklahoma

An Oklahoma state legislator thinks the state's tax break for trucks has gone on long enough

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January 10, 2000 - Industry News

Oregon AAA Gears Up To Keep Weight-Distance Tax

The Oregon branch of the American Automobile Assn. is gearing up for an aggressive grass-roots campaign to defeat a proposal that would eliminate the state's weight-distance tax for trucks

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January 10, 2000 - Industry News

Truck Centers Expanding

Truck Centers Inc., Troy, IL, is expanding its Troy facilities and will build a new dealership in Foristell, MO.

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January 10, 2000 - Industry News

French Truck Owners Protest Work Week

French trucks blocked highways and border crossings starting early this morning as truck owners protested rising fuel prices and a government-mandated shorter working week

January 9, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Overnite Strike Starts 12th Week

Another Overnite Transportation truck was shot at in Memphis last week, but neither the less-than-truckload company nor the Teamsters is ready to budge as the union enters the 12th week of its unfair labor practices strike

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January 9, 2000 - Industry News

ABF Adds Features To Web Site

ABF Freight Systems has added several new e-commerce tools to its web site at www.abfs.com.

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January 9, 2000 - Industry News

CTA Expands Safety Seminars

The California Trucking Assn. is expanding its safety seminar program for trucking companies

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January 7, 2000 - Industry News

No Resolution In Ouster Of Philadelphia Teamsters Leader

Three days of hearings last week did not result in a decision on whether Philadelphia controversial Teamsters Local 115 leader John Morris would remain in control of the local he founded more than 30 years ago

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January 7, 2000 - Industry News

Freight Auction Juggernaut

Look out. Here comes another trucking services auction. OpenShip.com is accepting applications from shippers and carriers at its web site, www.openship.com, and expects to begin operations this month. The intention, according to an OpenShip.com press release, is

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January 7, 2000 - Industry News

The Race For B2B Freight

Truckers who want a piece of the B2B Internet action are getting behind the "ship now" button. B2B, which stands for Business-to-Business, once referred to Yellow Pages for businesses serving other businesses rather than consumers. Now B2B

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January 7, 2000 - Industry News

Trucks on the Cutting Edge

The trucking industry did well in a top computer magazine's ratings of the most technology-savvy companies in America

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January 6, 2000 - Industry News

French Truckers Threaten Blockade

French truckers are threatening to blockade borders and ports starting at 8 a.m. Monday to protest high diesel prices and working hours

January 6, 2000 - Industry News

Oklahoma City Approves Williams Travel Center

The Oklahoma City Council has approved zoning for a fourth truckstop at Interstate 40 and Morgan Road

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January 6, 2000 - Industry News

American Freightways Changes Web Site To AF.com

American Freightways has changed its web site address to www.AF.com following the purchase of that domain name

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January 6, 2000 - Industry News

Goodyear Integrates European Truck Tire Production with Dunlop Joint Venture

Goodyear Tire & Rubber says it will integrate European commercial truck tire and mold production within the recently completed joint venture with Sumitomo Rubber Industries. The global alliance gives Goodyear control of SRI's Dunlop tire operations in North America and Europe

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January 5, 2000 - Industry News

Feds to Regulate Transponders

Government regulators don't want truck windshields filled with electronic gizmos. So the Federal Highway Administration has taken the first step toward standardizing the electronic devices showing up on more and more commercial vehicles

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January 5, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler '99 sales rise; Freightliner sales up 50%

Riding a surge of commercial vehicle sales from its Freightliner Corp. heavy-truck group, DaimlerChrysler AG reported a 12% rise in car and truck revenues in 1999

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January 5, 2000 - Industry News

Raley's Buys Low-Emission Prototype

Canadian company Westport Innovations Inc. of Vancouver, British Columbia, announced that the first U.S. customer for its low-emissions fuel system for heavy-duty trucks is Raley's of West Sacramento, California, a 149-store supermarket chain

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January 4, 2000 - Industry News

Crazy Things Companies Do

During a recent seminar on recruiting and retaining drivers, Markinetics/Fleet Solutions Alliance offered some "crazy things companies do." Here's a sampling: 1. CEOs have determined that capacity development is their number one issue, but they do not

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January 4, 2000 - Industry News

Allison to Build New Parts Center

Allison Transmission Div. of General Motors will build a new parts distribution center on a 27-acre site south of the Indianapolis International Airport

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January 4, 2000 - Industry News

Comdata Sells SuperDriver

Comdata is selling its audiotape trucking magazine, SuperDriver, to J. Stein Publishers, Inc. of Nashville, TN

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