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May 23, 2000 - Industry News

DAT Makes Mobile Load Matching Possible

DAT Services, Portland, OR, has announced a partnership with Sybergen Networks, Fremont, CA, which will allow users of DAT Partners to share load-matching information remotely, with trucks in the field, for example.

May 23, 2000 - Industry News

New Hampshire to Begin Smoke Testing

New Hampshire state troopers will be performing roadside tests on trucks emitting visible emissions by early summer. The law that authorizes the testing and fines was enacted two years ago, but it took officials until now to figure out how to enforce it.

May 23, 2000 - Industry News

Ryder To Offer New E-Commerce Service

Ryder System, Inc., Miami, FL, has introduced e-Channel Solutions to provide clients with an integrated end-to-end logistics service ideal for e-commerce businesses operating on the Internet. e-Channel will serve customers in business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) operations.

May 23, 2000 - Industry News

PNV Matches Drivers, Fleets

PNV Inc. of Coral Springs, FL, has introduced a driver recruitment service to match drivers with trucking fleets. Called PNV JobFinder, the service is available through America Online and through PNV truckstop kiosks

May 23, 2000 - Industry News

Mack Launches Real-Time Maintenance System

Mack Trucks Inc. has announced that Telenetics Corporation of Lake Forest, CA, will build its new wireless maintenance system, TruckLink. Telenetics has received an initial order for 1,000 TruckLink systems for immediate delivery

May 23, 2000 - Industry News

Mack to Cut Production, Lay Off Workers

Mack Trucks says it plans to reduce truck and engine production at two of its plants effective Aug.14 following a three-week vacation shutdown

May 22, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Posts Record Second Quarter, First Half

Navistar International reported record earnings for the second quarter and first six months of its fiscal year

May 21, 2000 - Industry News

PTDI Independence: Not All Smooth Sailing

A recent announcement by the Professional Truck Driver Institute that the truck driver training school certification group is looking into going independent again didn't give much insight into the conflicting opinions and concerns of PTDI board

May 21, 2000 - Industry News

Industry Weighs In On EPA Emissions Proposal

Groups affected by the EPA's proposal to slash diesel truck emissions have had a wide range of reactions to the proposal. Truck engine makers, while cautioning that the proposal will require exhaust aftertreatment, are glad the EPA

May 19, 2000 - Industry News

Penske Acquires Kayser Nationalease

Penske Truck Leasing has acquired the truck rental and leasing assets of Kayser Nationalease, based in Madison, WI

May 19, 2000 - Industry News

Qualcomm Begins Offering LTL Software

Qualcomm, Inc., of San Diego, CA, has linked with Carrier Logistics, Inc., Tarrytown, NY, to provide bundled mobile communications and business software for LTL carriers

May 19, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner to Build Light Commercial Vehicle in South Carolina

Freightliner Corp. has announced plans for an $11.4 million expansion to its Gaffney, SC, plant for production of a new light commercial vehicle.

May 19, 2000 - Industry News

Iveco Looking for European Partner

Iveco is reportedly looking for an alliance in Europe. Giancarlo Boschetti, CEO of Fiat's commercial vehicle unit, told an Italian business daily that they are looking for a partner in Europe to consolidate Iveco's presence in its main market.

May 19, 2000 - Industry News

BorgWarner, Valeo Form Strategic Alliance

BorgWarner Inc. has formed a strategic alliance with Valeo Engine Cooling to collaborate on the development of cooling systems for light, medium and heavy truck engine vehicle applications

May 18, 2000 - Industry News

Lord's Motion Master Available at Peterbilt Dealers

Lord Corp's Motion Master seat suspension system is now available through Peterbilt dealer Rush Truck Center.

May 18, 2000 - Industry News

Drain Shield Prevents Unwanted Storm Water Runoff

New Pig Corp. has introduced the Drain Shield drain barrier to stop spills from entering storm drains.

May 17, 2000 - Industry News

NLRB Investigating Death Threats In Teamsters Action

A member of the Teamsters 505 in Charleston, WV, committee negotiating with the local Coca-Cola plant is the focus of a federal government investigation for illegal strike-related activities

May 17, 2000 - Industry News

Ohio Bill Would Let More Schools Offer Driver Training

The Ohio General Assembly is trying to help ease the driver shortage by allowing joint vocational schools to offer truck driver training

May 17, 2000 - Industry News

Intense Fire Guts NJ Truck Dealer

A massive fire destroyed an Elmwood Park, NJ, truck dealer Monday, "melting huge Mack trucks like butter," according to a description in a local newspaper

May 17, 2000 - Industry News

EPA Proposes Tougher Diesel Requirements

Tough new emissions regulations for diesel powered trucks were unveiled yesterday by the Environmental Protection Agency. The proposal, backed by the Clinton Administration and environmental groups, seeks to cut truck emissions by more than 90% by the year 2010. The proposal would affect everything from diesel-powered light, medium and heavy trucks to school buse

May 16, 2000 - Industry News

NPTC to Hold HOS Forums

The National Private Truck Council is holding a series of one-day hours-of-service forums around the country to provide information on how the changes proposed by DOT will impact fleets.

May 16, 2000 - Industry News

Ryder to Open New Logistics Center

Ryder System just broke ground for its new Transportation Management Center (TMC), home of Ryder's logistics network at Alliance Industrial Park, located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

May 16, 2000 - Industry News

Harvey Firestone: An Important Pioneer

Harvey Firestone was one of the world's most brilliant businessmen, a friend to presidents, founder of one of the world's most successful companies, and a partner to the most innovative minds of the past 100 years.

May 16, 2000 - Industry News

Diesel Emission Estimates May be Too Low, Study Says

A computer model used by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to estimate estimate pollutants from motor vehicles is underestimating diesel truck emissions, according to a new report by the National Research Council of the National Academies

May 15, 2000 - Industry News

Australian Truckers Planning Strike

Australian owner-operators plan to stop work starting tomorrow in a campaign for government-enforced rates that include fuel surcharges, 14-day payment periods, and licensing of loading agents and the road transport industry


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