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July 26, 2000 - Industry News

NMCC&SC Elects President

Members of the Northeastern Motor Carrier Claim and Security Conference have selected David Nordt as president-elect

July 26, 2000 - Industry News

ITRA Distributes Master Retreader's Manual in English

The International Tire & Rubber Association Foundation has agreed to offer for sale the English-language version of "An International View on Tyre Retreading," a comprehensive manual by Master Retreader Siegfried Gebel

July 26, 2000 - Industry News

Wyoming Trucking Association Elects Officers & Board Members

The Wyoming Trucking Association elected David R. Free of U-W Freight Line, to the position of president at its 61st Annual Convention recently held in Casper, Wyo

July 26, 2000 - Industry News

Ambest Blood Drive Continues

Ambest, an independent truck stop marketing association, is approaching the midway point of its year-long drive to donate 2,000 units to NATSO’s sixth annual "Drive to Save Lives" national blood drive

July 26, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Unveils Prototype Fuel Cell to Power Cab Amenities

Freightliner has taken the wraps off a prototype fuel saving device: a fuel cell that provides electricity for cab air conditioning and other auxiliary devices. The cell, which processes hydrogen to generate electricity, can produce more than 1.4 kilowatts, 120 volts AC or 12 volts DC.

July 26, 2000 - Industry News

Aussie Truckers Reveal Corrupt Working Conditions

An investigation of the working conditions of truck drivers in Australia has revealed that some are being driven to take drugs and ignore speed limits in order to meet grueling schedules and keep their jobs

July 26, 2000 - Industry News

Alberta Truckers Could Face More Inspections

The Infrastructure minister from Alberta, Canada, wants to hire more enforcement officers to keep an eye on truckers who might be getting a little sleepy behind the wheel

July 26, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Lays Off 370 at Tennessee Plant

Lower truck values, high interest rates, slow sales and increasing fuel prices have forced Peterbilt to lay off 370 employees at its Nashville, Tenn., plant

July 26, 2000 - Industry News

Investor Wants Navistar To Look At Merger Opportunities

One of Navistar International's institutional investors is meeting with other shareholders today to discuss ways to maximize shareholder value in the wake of announcements by DaimlerChrysler that it is buying Western Star and Detroit Diesel

July 25, 2000 - Industry News

Tennessee Finally Pays Award in OOIDA Suit

More than 10 years after the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association filed suit against the Tennessee Public Service Commission and PSC Chairman Keith Bissell over truckers' rights, the state finally wrote a check for $583,700 to OOIDA for attorney fees and costs ordered by the court when OOIDA won the suit

July 25, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Plans To Grow Vocational Business, Shorten Delivery Time

Volvo Trucks North America's just-introduced VHD family of Class 8 trucks, built specifically for vocational applications and packaged with new support systems for maximized productivity, "will give our dealers a strong motivation to go after "the long-ignored, under-serviced and unappreciated people who earn their living with work trucks.

July 25, 2000 - Industry News

Wabash Reports Losses

Lafayette, Ind.-based trailer manufacturer Wabash National Corp. has announced its second quarter results, reporting losses in both net sales and income

July 25, 2000 - Industry News

Eaton To Purchase Duffield

Eaton Aeroquip, Maumee, Ohio, has agreed to purchase the privately held business of Australian based Frederick Duffield PTY Ltd., and its overseas operations

July 25, 2000 - Industry News

Internet Truck Parts Market Up for Grabs

FleetScape.com, the truck parts web site announced in March, has closed up shop. But the idea that spawned FleetScape is far from dead, according to former FleetScape President Susan Kampe. In an interview with Truckinginfo.com, Kampe said

July 25, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Announces Layoffs At Indiana Plant

Although the exact number of workers hasn’t been determined yet, a handful of Navistar employees in Fort Wayne, Ind., received letters late last week warning of layoffs

July 25, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite Driver Claims Company Paid Him to Frame Teamsters

An Overnite Transportation driver says that company officials at the less-than-truckload carrier paid him to damage property and falsely accuse Teamster supporters so they would be fired

July 24, 2000 - Industry News

International Forms New Engine Subsidiary

International Truck and Engine Corp. is placing its engine group in a new wholly owned subsidiary called International Engine Corp

July 24, 2000 - Industry News

North America Won't Feel Volvo Price Hikes

Volvo Trucks North America does not intend to follow its parent company's plan to raise prices in order to address the downturn in truck sales

July 23, 2000 - Industry News

Wireless E-mail: Wonder or Woe? Part III

Editor's Note: This is the third installment of the experiences of Newport editors with using wireless Internet access on the road. As we go forward with the digital revolution, it seems pretty obvious that Microsoft will direct

July 23, 2000 - Industry News

Wireless E-mail: Wonder or Woe? Part II

Editor's Note: This is the second in an installment of the experiences of Newport editors with using wireless Internet access on the road. I spend about 300 days a year dragging cool cars around the lower 48

July 23, 2000 - Industry News

Wireless E-Mail: Wonder or Woe? Part I

Editor's Note: Over the next few days, we'll be sharing the experiences of Newport editors with using wireless Internet access on the road. My quest for a cell phone attachment for wireless e-mail started last December, when

July 22, 2000 - Industry News

Sterling Opens Ontario Dealership

Sterling Truck Corp. has opened its first corporately owned dealership in Canada in London, Ontario

July 22, 2000 - Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso: Demand Continuing For Automatics

Over the past several years, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has seen greater demand for automatic transmissions in its trucks for the U.S., according to Bob Aquaro, the company's vice president-product assurance.

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Honored for Safety

Peterbilt's production facility in Madison, Tenn., recently received a Perfect Record Award from the National Safety Council

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

TTMA Elects Officers & Directors

The Truck Trailer Manufacturers Assocation in Alexandria, Va., has elected its officers and directors for 2000-2001

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