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March 27, 2000 - Industry News

VW Buys Stake in Scania; DaimlerChrysler Forms Union With Mitsubishi

Consolidation in the international car and truck business continues with two big announcements from Europe: Volkswagen says it will buy a controlling stake in Sweden’s Scania, and DaimlerChrysler is buying a third of Mitsubishi Motors

March 27, 2000 - Industry News

House Report Blasts EPA Over Truck Emissions

Last year’s $1 billion settlement between the Environmental Protection Agency and truck engine manufacturers did not get EPA off the hook. The environmental agency has been tagged by the House Commerce Committee as “grossly negligent” in

March 26, 2000 - Industry News

Electronic Truck Marketplace

Unveiled last week at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY, TruckCenter.com provides a marketplace for the sale of new and used trucks, tractors, trailers, parts, accessories, as well as related services such as financing, insurance, and third-party service providers such as vehicle inspection, warranty and driveaway

March 26, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters, Overnite Meet Again

The Teamsters union and Overnite Transportation finished two more days of contract negotiations Friday, with the next round scheduled for April 4-6 as the union continues its unfair labor practices strike against the less-than-truckload carrier

March 24, 2000 - Industry News

Load Matching Upgraded

Separate offerings in load-matching have been announced by DAT Services and Prophesy Software

March 23, 2000 - Industry News

Fuel Prices May Bankrupt Some Independent Truckstops

It's not just the truckers who are having their livelihoods squeezed out of them by high fuel prices. Many independent truckstop operators are also being pushed against the wall

March 23, 2000 - Industry News

Transportal Flexes Internet Muscle

The coming clash of trucking "super sites," already shaping up as a mighty struggle on the Internet, just grew by one potentially powerful contender

March 23, 2000 - Industry News

Sterling Wants To Debunk Weight Myth

Sterling says there is a common myth that its trucks are heavy, and it is working to debunk that myth through an independent weight comparison and through two special lightweight spec'ed trucks at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY

March 23, 2000 - Industry News

International Announces Internet Truck Locator

International Truck and Engine Corp. announced during a Thursday press conference at the Mid America Trucking Show it is going full steam ahead with its Internet offering

March 23, 2000 - Industry News

EPA Wants States to Upgrade Older Diesels

States that retrofit older diesel engines with emission control devices can earn credits toward compliance with federal clean air programs. The U.S Environmental Protection says this newest plan is intended to encourage state and local governments, fleet operators and industry to use available technology to reduce pollution from existing engines

March 22, 2000 - Industry News

Truckload Association Rejects ATA

By a margin of just seven votes, the Truckload Carrier Assn. decided not to integrate with American Trucking Assns. The 213-206 decision was not aimed against ATA but against certain aspects of ATA’s restructuring plan, said TCA chairman Gary Baumhover. In particular, it is a rejection of the requirement that TCA members join ATA, he said

March 22, 2000 - Industry News

Scania Sales Not Affected by Volvo/EC Merger Battle

AB Volvo's well-publicized and sometimes bitter confrontation with the European Union over its purchase of Scania didn't seem to affect Scania truck sales this year

March 22, 2000 - Industry News

Kenworth, Dina Reconsidering Mexican Investments

Paccar subsidiary Kenworth Mexicana S.A. de C.V. and Mexican truck maker Consorcio G Grupo Dina S.A. de C.V. are reportedly re-evaluating their plans to invest in Mexico after the country relaxed import restrictions on pickup trucks

March 21, 2000 - Industry News

CarrierPoint Working With SafeHarbor.com

CarrierPoint has selected SafeHarbor.com services to accelerate its time to market, lower its in-house support costs and offer carriers and shippers top-level support with online shipping transaction services. SafeHarbor.com uses customized knowledge bases, state-of-the-art infrastructure and

March 21, 2000 - Industry News

Western Truck School Teams With College

San Joaquin Delta College and Sacramento-based Western Truck School have formed a partnership in which Delta will offer classroom space and parking for instructional tractor-trailers, while the school is launching its standard, open-enrollment training program. The program

March 21, 2000 - Industry News

Freightquote Partners With Emery Worldwide

Freightquote.com, Overland Park, KS, has expanded into the ground-to-air mode through an exclusive alliance with Emery Worldwide. The alliance provides Freightquote.com's commercial customers with access to global expedited freight services to the 229 countries served

March 21, 2000 - Industry News

Freightgate Signs Deal With eFruit

Freightgate, Huntington Beach, CA - an online portal for the freight and logistics industry - has announced a strategic partnership with eFruit International, creator of online vertical marketplaces for the fresh fruit and fruit juice industries. The

March 21, 2000 - Industry News

Pana-Pacific to Provide Satellite-Ready Radios For Trucks

Pana-Pacific Corp. plans to provide satellite radios in trucks through a partnership with XM Satellite Radio.

March 21, 2000 - Industry News

Meritor Announces Internet Parts Market

Meritor Automotive, Troy, MI, will launch an Internet parts exchange for the U.S. commercial medium- and heavy-duty truck aftermarket.

March 20, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star To Shut Kelowna Plant Two Weeks In April

Western Star Trucks has announced an unscheduled two week shutdown at its Kelowna, BC, truck plant early in April. The company blamed a softening North American Class 8 truck market plus high dealer inventories. Western Star assembles

March 20, 2000 - Industry News

TruckersCo-op to Offer Qualcomm, Pennzoil Products

TruckersCo-op.com (www.truckersco-op.com), a business-to-business buying site for fleets, has announced marketing agreements with Qualcomm and Pennzoil-Quaker State. Through the Qualcomm agreement, TruckersCo-op.com will offer Qualcomm’s OmniTRACS mobile communications systems and TruckMAIL products. OmniTRACS is the satellite-based tracking

March 20, 2000 - Industry News

Transportal Names Partners

Transportal Network, Atlanta, GA, announced a series of business alliances Monday. The latest entry in the field of trucking "super sites," Transportal will bring shippers and carriers together on the Internet. The site will also

March 20, 2000 - Industry News

Terion and Orbcomm Make Trailer Tracking Announcements

Trailer tracking has advanced on both business and geographical fronts. On the business side, trailer maker Wabash National Corp., Lafayette, IN, announced intentions to ally itself with Terion, Inc., Melbourne, FL. Wabash makes trailers under both

March 20, 2000 - Industry News

Associated Grocers' Deal Doesn't Look Good for Teamsters

News of a deal to deliver groceries from an underground facility in southwest Missouri has its 1,200 Teamster drivers doubting they'll see a new contract with Associated Wholesale Grocers

March 20, 2000 - Industry News

Haldex Reorganizes Brake Divisions

Haldex will consolidate its Haldex Midland Services division into the Haldex Brake Systems Division. The consolidated business will report to Chuck Kleinhagen, president and division manager, Haldex Brake Systems.

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