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February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Kenworth Cuts Mexican Production

Kenworth Mexicana S.A. de C.V., a heavy duty truck manufacturing subsidiary of Paccar Inc., has reduced output of Class 8 trucks by 12.9%, sources disclosed. Kenmex is now producing 27 units per day, down from 31 trucks

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Ingersoll-Rand Buys 70% of Zexel

Ingersoll-Rand Co. has purchased a 70% interest in Tokyo-based Zexel Cold Systems, a manufacturer of transport refrigeration systems and bus air conditioning equipment. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Zexel will become part of Ingersoll-Rand's Climate

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Flexfab Opens Plant In England

Flexfab Europe Ltd. has opened a new manufacturing plant in Nottingham, England. The 3,000 square foot facility produces high-performance hoses, ducts, bellows and other special shapes for the transfer of hot fluids and pressurized air in

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

TruckersCo-op.com Signs With Comdata

Celadon Group has reached agreement with Comdata Corp. in which Comdata will provide over-the-road processing of various products and services offered by Celadon's TruckersCo-op.com to its members

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Fleetclean Acquires Sani-Wash

Fleetclean Systems Inc., Hardin, TX, has signed a letter of intent to acquire Sani-Wash of Illinois, Inc. a privately-held internal tank wash facility based in Markham, IL.

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Bulknet.com Offers Load-Matching for Chemical Haulers

Bulknet.com has launched a website offering load-matching services for registered shippers and tank truck carriers in the chemical industry

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Houston Port Truckers Threaten Strike

More than 20 port truckers walked off the job last week at a trucking company in Houston, and Teamsters leaders say 1,000 more will stop working March 13

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Petro-Canada Adding Truckstop Internet Access

A large Canadian provider of public access Internet terminals has signed an agreement with Petro-Canada to install Global VideoNET public Internet access terminals in truckstops and petroleum locations owned and/or managed by Petro-Canada

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Truck Down Expands Internet Service

In response to suggestions from truckers and fleet managers, Truck Down Info International Inc. has made a major upgrade in the capabilities of its web site, www.truckdown.com. The upgraded version encourages truckers and fleet managers to build

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Truckomat Truck Wash Adds Two Locations

Truckomat Truck Wash has started construction of new facilities at two locations: Laredo, TX and Indianapolis, IN

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

GE Capital Buys B of A Lease Portfolio

GE Capital Fleet Services has purchased the corporate and utility fleet leasing portfolio of Bank of America Leasing and Capital Group. The portfolio, which includes some 26,000 commercial trucks and cars nationwide, will become part of GE Capital Fleet Services' North American business.

February 25, 2000 - Industry News

Striking Maine Log Truckers Return To Work

After a four-day strike, Maine log truckers returned to work Friday after reaching an agreement with Irving Forest Products

February 25, 2000 - Industry News

Florida Dump Truck Operators Continue Protest

Dump truck owner-operators are nearing the four-week mark of their wildcat strike in the Miami area as they try to get trucking brokers to commit to raising rates

February 25, 2000 - Industry News

OOIDA Criticizes Ohio Protest

The vice president of the nation's largest owner-operator association had some harsh words for truckers who formed rolling roadblocks last Wednesday on I-75 in Ohio to protest high diesel prices

February 25, 2000 - Industry News

Driver Internet Usage Jumps In 1999

While estimates vary on the total number of drivers using the Internet, one job-matching company says there's no doubt about the growth in Internet usage in the past year

February 25, 2000 - Industry News

Truckstop Blood Collection Total Tops 4,500 Units

With a record 4,500 blood units collected this year for the American Red Cross, NATSO member truckstop/travel plazas have topped the 25,000 unit mark since the inception of the "Drive To Save Lives" program six years ago

February 25, 2000 - Industry News

NATSO Elects Officers

NATSO Inc. has elected a new Executive Committee for the year 2000, headed by James Cardwell Jr. of Petro Stopping Centers in El Paso, TX, as chairman

February 25, 2000 - Industry News

NATSO Foundation Doubles Scholarship Amounts

The NATSO Foundation has more than doubled its scholarship awards for 2000. This year, twelve $2,500 awards will go to truckstop employees and their legal dependents who have shown academic excellence

February 25, 2000 - Industry News

Iowa 80 Adds Web Site

The Iowa 80 Group, Inc., which operates the world's largest truckstop in Walcott, IA, has created a web site that now gives it global visibility: www.iowa80group.com. The site includes an historical view of Iowa 80, as well

February 25, 2000 - Industry News

Renault Truck Profits Drop In 1999

Renault reported a 1999 net profit of 55.5 million euros (about $55.1 million in U.S. dollars) for Renault VI/Mack. That was 58% below 1998 profits for the heavy vehicle unit

February 25, 2000 - Industry News

Pressure on Fuel Margins Nips Into Petro Profits

Petro Stopping Centers L.P. reported income (before extraordinary items and an accounting change) of $4.1 million in 1999, down from $5.7 million in 1998. Total revenue rose from $653.4 million in 1998 to $719.9 million in 1999.

February 25, 2000 - Industry News

Communications Middlemen: The Next Victims

By the end of this year, every wireless phone manufactured by Motorola will be able to access the Internet. Motorola of Schaumburg, IL, the second-largest manufacturer of mobile phones in the world (after Nokia of Finland),

February 24, 2000 - Industry News

Log Truckers Protest In Maine

Truckers in northern Maine have been protesting against Irving Forest Products, saying that rates have changed little over the past 15 years despite increases in costs

February 24, 2000 - Industry News

HD America E-Commerce Activities Growing

HDATA, the new e-commerce initiative from HD America Inc., has grown to be the largest mover of electronic data and electronic services in the independent heavy duty aftermarket, according to president Patrick Biermann.

February 23, 2000 - Industry News

Horsepower Growing Says Detroit Diesel

The average horsepower of new Class 8 truck engines continues to grow, according to statistics from Detroit Diesel.

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