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April 10, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo/Renault Close to Truck Alliance

The European press is reporting that Sweden's AB Volvo and France's Renault could announce an alliance within the next couple of weeks.

April 10, 2000 - Industry News

E-Commerce: Shippers Are a Step Ahead of Carriers

Shippers say carriers aren't satisfying their e-commerce needs and will need to improve if they are to survive in the New Economy, according to a recently released study by New York-based KPMG Consulting Inc. The study, which

April 10, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Puts Vegas Local Under Trusteeship

The Teamsters union has put Local 631 in Las Vegas under emergency trusteeship

April 10, 2000 - Industry News

ATD Offers Truck Values on PC

The American Truck Dealers Division of the National Automobile Dealers Assn. and the NADA Official Used Car Guide Co. are offering new Windows-based valuation software for stand-alone PCs

April 9, 2000 - Industry News

Arrow Truck Sales Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Arrow Truck Sales, Kansas City, MO, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year

April 9, 2000 - Industry News

Coles Is Dealer Of Year

James E. Coles, president of Western Peterbilt Inc., Seattle, WA, has been named national Truck Dealer of the Year 2000. The annual award, co-sponsored by the American Truck Dealers and Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, is given for excellence in business, industry contributions and community leadership

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Speedco and Chevron Partner

Speedco Truck Lube has signed an agreement with Chevron Lubricants to supply Delo 400 motor to its quick lube locations. Speedco has 28 locations and eventually plans to open 50 to 75 service centers along most major

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Bendix Improves Web Site

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Elyria, OH, has improved its Web site, bendix.com to make it easier to access Bendix information. The site has been redesigned to include features such as warranty claims and status, troubleshooting information

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Port Truckers Claim Victory in Investigation

Those trying to win union representation for truckers hauling containers at the nation's ports are claiming an important victory following the Federal Trade Commission's conclusion of an investigation into their organizing activities. Eric Fink, one of the attorneys who has been representing the truckers during the investigation, says he received a phone message last week from the FTC that they have concluded their investigation and decided not to take any enforcement action

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters-Overnite Talks Going Nowhere

Contract negotiations between Overnite Transportation and the Teamsters union resumed last week, but the union accused the less-than-truckload company of stonewalling

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Tensions Grow In Teamsters/AWG Conflict

A southern Missouri town has canceled an Easter egg hunt and Oklahoma workers are being replaced after staying home in a sympathy strike as the Teamsters union continues to picket Associated Wholesale Grocers facilities in Springfield, MO, and Kansas City, KS

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Considering Freightliner Pickup

DaimlerChrysler AG is reportedly exploring development of Class 4-type pickup to be sold under the Freightliner nameplate. According to Stark's News Service the company is considering a broad strategy for its Dodge Ram pickups with two platforms

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

U.S. Election: Mexican Truckers Will Be Rooting For Bush

Whether or not Mexican truckers gain full access to the U.S. likely depends on the upcoming presidential election, according to Roger Gray, a San Antonio bilateral trade specialist. Gray recently told Reuters news service that a victory

April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo, Renault Make Progress In Takeover Talks

AB Volvo of Sweden, which entered high-level talks last month to acquire Renault's commercial truck division, resolved two of a "handful" of key issues in negotiations with Renault that should lead to a deal by the end of this month to purchase the Renault Vehicules Industriels commercial vehicles unit, a company source disclosed to Stark's News Service Interactive

April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Agree To Restraining Order

Following reports of violence in the Associated Wholesale Grocers lockout of union workers in Springfield, MO, the Teamsters union has agreed to the terms of a temporary restraining order

April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Truck Dealers Ready For Annual Meeting

Hot topics such as the used truck glut, industry consolidation and how the Internet affects the truck sales process will no doubt be subjects of discussion during the American Truck Dealers annual meeting starting in San Antonio tomorrow

April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Dealers Offer Purchase Incentives

Now through May 15, customers who purchase a new Peterbilt from dealer inventories can save thousands of dollars through a new purchase incentive program

April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian Truckers Urge Fuel-Tax Relief

The Canadian Trucking Alliance says it welcomes recent statements in the House of Commons from federal finance minister Paul Martin that the federal government might reduce its excise taxes on fuel, so long as the provincial governments reduce theirs as well

April 6, 2000 - Industry News

TruckersCo-op Announces Agreement With PNV

Celadon's new TruckersCo-op.com subsidiary, a business-to-business cost savings Web site for the trucking industry, signed a marketing agreement with PNV for TruckersCo-op.com

April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Penske Leasing Acquires McDevitt Transportation Services

Penske Truck Leasing, Reading, PA, completed the acquisition of the assets of McDevitt Transportation Services, a truck rental and leasing company based in Manchester, NH

April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Meritor, Arvin to Merge

Arvin Industries and Meritor Automotive announced today that they plan to combine their businesses in a "strategic merger of equals." The new company, to be called ArvinMeritor Inc., will have combined revenues of $7.5 billion and will

April 5, 2000 - Industry News

BorgWarner Plans to Sell Fuel Systems, HVAC Units

BorgWarner Inc. has announced its intention to sell its Fuel Systems and Kysor-Westran HVAC units, two non-core business which were part of the Vehicle Products business of Kuhlman Corporation that the company acquired in March of last year.

April 5, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Officially Opens South Carolina Plant

Western Star Trucks officially opened its new plant in North Charleston, SC, with a gathering of company officials and community leaders March 30

April 5, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner To Expand Portland Headquarters

Freightliner Corp. has leased 12.2 acres of undeveloped property for a new corporate headquarters and has purchased a 100,000 square foot multi-tenant facility adjacent to its current headquarters building

April 5, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Reject AWG Offer

The Teamsters union has rejected an offer from Associated Wholesale Grocers to lease its trucks to Teamsters members it laid off so they could operate as independent contractors.

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