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September 7, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Endorse Gore

Democrat Presidential candidate Al Gore received a highly coveted presidential endorsement of the Teamsters labor union yesterday, when the 24-member executive board voted unanimously to support him. According to Associated Press reports, spokesman Bret Caldwell said the vote came after a poll of rank-and-file members showed "across-the-board support" for Gore. He said the union was especially impressed by Gore's "populist message" since the Democratic convention last month

September 7, 2000 - Industry News

Fuel Unrest Spreads Worldwide

Just as the French protest over spiraling fuel prices comes to end, demonstrations around the world are just getting under way

September 7, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Puts Accessories Catalog Online

Peterbilt now offers a truck accessories catalog online

September 6, 2000 - Industry News

Citigroup to Buy Associates First Capital

Financial services giant Citigroup is buying lending powerhouse Associates First Capital Corp., a market leader in truck financing and leasing, for $29.5 billion in stock

September 6, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Follows Daimler/Chrysler Bid for More of Mitsubishi

Rumors of a wobbly Volvo/Mitsubishi truck alliance have resurfaced with reported attempts by DaimlerChrysler to take the reins of a troubled Mitsubishi

September 6, 2000 - Industry News

BorgWarner Will Sell Truck Parts Under Quik-Kool Name

BorgWarner Cooling Systems has announced that all its cooling components will now be sold as Quik-Kool products in the aftermarket

September 6, 2000 - Industry News

French Truckers Reject Government Deal

As French truckers continue their three-day fuel protest, France's largest trucking union today rejected a government proposal to reimburse truckers for fuel costs and threatened to step up its blockade of oil refineries and fuel depots

September 5, 2000 - Industry News

Pilot Opens New Wyoming Location

Pilot has opened its newest Wyoming location, along Interstate 80 at Exit 6 near Evanston

September 5, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Gives ATA $250,000 for HOS Campaign

The Truckload Carriers Assn. yesterday presented American Trucking Associations President and CEO Walter McCormick with a check for $250,000 to help with ATA's campaign against the proposed hours of service regulations

September 5, 2000 - Industry News

RODI Forms Fuel Injector Subsidiary

RODI Power Systems, Abbeville, La., recently announced the formation of Molectrol Inc. as a wholly owned subsidiary to develop and market the company's advanced-technology fuel injectors

September 5, 2000 - Industry News

Accuride, Gianetti Form Alliance

Accuride Corp. has formed a strategic alliance with European company Gianetti Route S.p.A. to provide worldwide sourcing of heavy wheels to the commercial trucking industry and to exchange wheel manufacturing technology

September 5, 2000 - Industry News

French Truckers Continue Protest

French truck drivers blocked oil refineries and fuel depots nationwide for a second day Tuesday to protest high fuel prices, causing fuel rationing and shortages in some areas

September 5, 2000 - Industry News

Port Truckers Rally in Savannah

Truckers who haul containers in and out of the Port of Savannah, Ga., were joined by local labor representatives as they staged a rally over the weekend to protest long wait times and low wages

September 1, 2000 - Industry News

Aussie Truckers Continue Fuel Protest

A convoy of about 50 trucks drove to the home of West Australian Premier Richard Court today in an exclusive Perth suburb as part of their continuing protest against high fuel prices and low rates

September 1, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo, Renault Cleared to Merge

The European Commission has approved Swedish truck maker Volvo AB's acquisition of Renault's RVI truck unit after the companies offered "significant" concessions to address competition concerns

September 1, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite, Teamsters Clash on Health Care, Other Issues

Last week's contract negotiations between the Teamsters and Overnite Transportation made little progress, as the two sides disagreed on Overnite's plan to change health care providers and Overnite wanted to declare an impasse on several contract items the union believes are still on the table

September 1, 2000 - Industry News

Hoffa Campaign Submits 400,000 Petition Signatures

The Jim Hoffa Unity Slate submitted more than 400,000 rank and file signatures last week for his re-election bid in the upcoming International Brotherhood of Teamsters officers’ election

September 1, 2000 - Industry News

Ontario and Quebec Agree on Weights/Dimensions

Ontario and Quebec transportation ministers signed an agreement last week to harmonize truck weights and dimensions for several vehicle configurations that commonly operate between the two jurisdictions

September 1, 2000 - Industry News

Meritor Tire Inflation System Honored

The Meritor Tire Inflation System, which automatically inflates, monitors, and equalizes tire air pressures on longhaul trailer rigs, has been recognized for an R&D 100 Award, honoring the top technical achievements of 1999

August 31, 2000 - Industry News

FleetPride Opens Locations in New York, Texas

FleetPride, a heavy-duty truck part distributor in Deerfield, Ill., has opened two new locations in Marcy, N.Y., and Kilgore, Texas

August 31, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian Owner-Operators Worse Off Now Than in March

The National Truckers Assn. in Canada, sick of empty promises and endless chats with well-intentioned bureaucrats, will hold a meeting next Sunday to plan a strategy to deal with skyrocketing fuel prices

August 30, 2000 - Industry News

Transportal Network Names New Member Carriers

Transportal Network (www.transportalnetwork.com), the Atlanta-based Internet company, has announced the names of six more fleets joining the Transportal network

August 30, 2000 - Industry News

HighwayMaster 5000 Integrates With TruckMate for Windows

@Track Communications, Richardson, Texas, has announced that its mobile communications product, HighwayMaster Series 5000, will integrate with TruckMate for Windows, comprehensive trucking management software from Maddocks Systems of Langley, British Columbia

August 30, 2000 - Industry News

Dart Selects OptiStop

Dart Transit, the truckload carrier of St. Paul, Minn., will implement OptiStop fuel and routing optimization software from Logistics.com of Burlington, Mass

August 30, 2000 - Industry News

Alcoa Acquires Wheel Products Distributor in Australia

Alcoa has announced the acquisition of Australian distributor Wheel Master of Melbourne, Victoria

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