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September 13, 2000 - Industry News

Irish, German, Norwegian Truckers Join Fuel Protests

Truckers in Germany and Ireland have joined truckers from France and England in protesting the high cost of fuel and high fuel taxes, and Norwegian truckers are threatening to follow suit

September 13, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Caravan Targets Overnite Terminals

A caravan of nine Teamster trucks and drivers will join striking workers at Overnite Transportation facilities in three states starting today as they make their way to the Teamsters Unity Conference in Las Vegas

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

Transportal Signs up First Canadian Carrier

Big Freight Systems of Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada, has joined the Transportal Network, the cooperative Internet venture based in Atlanta

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

International Introduces New Warranty Package

The International Used Truck Organization has introduced an optional warranty package for medium-duty products as an addition to its Class 8 "System One" warranty program

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

Fuel Protests Continue Across Europe

Police-escorted fuel tankers began to roll past the barricades of truckers protesting high fuel prices in Britain early this morning as Prime Minister Tony Blair took action against protests that are spreading all over Europe

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

Polish Truckers Threaten Fuel Protest

Trucking companies in Poland are considering following the leads of other European nations by blockading the country's oil refineries to protest rising fuel prices

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

Super Trucks Race in Europe

Truck racing had its origins in the United States in the 1970s. But while the sport has all but died here, on the "other side of the pond" in Europe, it's still going strong. This weekend,

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

Mack Breaks Ground for New KC Subsidiary

At a ceremony last night in Kansas City, Mo., Mack Trucks marked the start of construction on its new subsidiary, Kansas City Mack Sales and Service, on N.E. 45th St. and Randolph Road, just west of I-435

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian, U.S. Load Matching Services Join Forces

Cabit Systems Corp., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, will introduce Internet Truckstop Canada at the Truck World 2000 trade show in Toronto later this month. The new Internet freight-matching service is a joint venture with The Internet Truckstop in the United States

September 12, 2000 - Industry News

Port Truckers Protest in California

Truckers who haul containers in and out of the ports of Los Angeles-Long Beach and Oakland, Calif., are protesting high fuel prices and slow turnaround times at container terminals. According to the Journal of Commerce, about six harbor trucking companies are affected in Los Angeles-Long Beach, while in Oakland, drivers are refusing to haul for Pacific Rim Transport, a subsidiary of Maersk Inc

September 11, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Announces Recall on Bendix ABS

Freightliner has entered the second phase of its recall of vehicles equipped with the defective Bendix ABS EC 17-1030R electronic control units

September 11, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler To Take Control of Mitsubishi

Twenty years of dodging recalls has driven Mitsubishi Motors into the arms of DaimlerChrysler

September 11, 2000 - Industry News

Owner-Operators Ask Clinton for Help on Fuel

OPEC has agreed to increase production in order to drive down fuel prices, but owner-operators still are pressing for legislative relief. In a letter last week to President Clinton, Jim Johnston, president of Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn., pleaded for leadership on a bill to create a national fuel surcharge. The surcharge is needed to forestall a catastrophe for small-business truckers as fuel prices rise this autumn, Johnson wrote.

September 8, 2000 - Industry News

Waste Management Gets Great Deal on Clean Trucks

Through a unique partnership with an electricity supplier, giant refuse hauler Waste Management has come up with a cost-effective way to convert trucks to cleaner natural gas fuel

September 8, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Fills Environment, Safety Posts

The American Trucking Associations has filled two key positions in its environmental and safety regulatory operations

September 8, 2000 - Industry News

The 3PLs Strike Back

Entrepreneur Ben Gordon says the conventional Internet wisdom -- that the intermediary is dead -- "is dead wrong." Gordon, president of Web startup 3PLex.com, told Truckinginfo.com that for the past six months to a year, transportation people

September 8, 2000 - Industry News

French Truckers End Fuel Protest

French truckers ended their blockades of oil refineries and depots yesterday after six days of protests against high fuel prices

September 8, 2000 - Industry News

Used Trucks Find "Private" Auctions, Overseas Markets Online

"Private" truck auctions on the Web? If you were selling trucks at auction, wouldn’t you want as many bidders as possible? Maybe not. Last month, TruckCenter.com of Northfield, Ill., an Internet-based market for trucks and related services, auctioned

September 8, 2000 - Industry News

Finalists For First Trailer Dealer Of Year Award Announced

Four outstanding trailer dealers have been selected as finalists for the industry's first National Trailer Dealer of the Year Award

September 7, 2000 - Industry News

Mack Announces Two Additional Weeks of Plant Shutdowns

In addition to the already-announced plant closings for the week of Oct. 2, Mack Trucks has announced two additional weeks of plant shutdowns to help balance truck inventories

September 7, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Reacts to Bendix ABS Recall

Volvo Trucks North America yesterday announced it is implementing five key measures to expedite the repair of its commercial trucks affected by the recall of the Bendix EC-17 antilock braking systems

September 7, 2000 - Industry News

Citigroup Will Merge Associates With Commercial Finance Operations

Details won't likely be announced until Citigroup completes its acquisition of Associates First Capital Corp., but the company has said it plans to merge Associates' commercial unit with its Global Equipment Finance operations -- creating the country's second largest commercial finance company behind GE Capital

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

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