Equipment

13476  -  13500  of  14694

March 8, 2000 - Industry News

Scania Expands in Baltic Region

As part of its expansion in the Baltic region, Swedish truck maker Scania has acquired its Latvian distributor Auto Skan SIA from G. Persson Gruppen AB of Uppsala, Sweden. The acquisition enhances Scania's position on the Latvian market.

March 8, 2000 - Industry News

Qualcomm Lands Ryder, Dart

Even as competitors proliferate, Qualcomm, Inc. of San Diego, CA, continues its decade-long run on the largest fleets in the U.S. The latest industry giant into the Qualcomm camp is Ryder Systems, Inc., operators of the nation’s 12th largest fleet.

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Says No More Concessions, Blasts EU

AB Volvo says it has rejected European Union Commission demands for further concessions in it proposed Scania acquisition and will await the final decision later this month.

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

DOE, OEMs to Drop $50 Million on Cleaner Trucks

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced a $30-$50 million research project between DOE and the heavy duty vehicle industry. Over the next five years the joint research effort will help develop cleaner, more energy-efficient trucks, ranging from pickups to heavy duty trucks

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

Truckstop "Dean" Has a Few Passing Shots

Forest Baker, the acerbic guru of the truckstop industry, was coaxed out of retirement long enough to address the recent annual NATSO convention and share his views on the industry's future. He spared neither the

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

ATA: In The Eye Of A Storm

Debate, uncertainty and controversy surround the American Trucking Assns. as the federation pushes ahead in its quest to unify trucking interests in Washington. The debate: Whether the giant Truckload Carriers Assn. should integrate into ATA. It will

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Consider Future of Morris

A panel considering whether to remove Teamsters Local Union 115 leader John Morris finished its hearings Friday, the union said.

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

Borg-Warner and Valeo Partner on Cooling Systems

Valeo is partnering with Borg-Warner Cooling System Division (BWCS) to develop cooling systems for light, medium and heavy truck engines. The companies hope to pool resources to improve the fuel economy of future vehicles by increasing the cooling system's thermal and aerodynamic efficiency.

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

Barjan Buys CB Antenna Maker

Barjan Products, Moline, IL has acquired Francis Industries, Inc., Pataskala, OH, a manufacturer of fiberglass CB and AM/FM radio antennas.

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

Movers’ Association Drops Out of ATA

The American Moving and Storage Assn. has dropped out of the American Trucking Assns. The decision to withdraw was not a surprise, since AMSA signaled its intentions last December.

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

CVSA Expands Inspection Seminar Program

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold ten more Roadside Inspection Familiarization Seminars around the country this year.

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

Rhode Island Considering Truck Emissions Tests

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has proposed expanding its emissions inspection program to include big trucks and buses. The state is also considering stricter standards

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

Oregon Supreme Court to Rule on Photo Radar

The Oregon Supreme Court is considering the constitutionality of traffic tickets issued on the basis of photo radar. State law allows police to send a traffic ticket to the owner of a car or truck photographed in an automated speed trap using radar and a camera.

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

Isuzu Sales Up 38% Through February

American Isuzu Motors' commercial vehicle sales through February were up 38% from the first two months of 1998. Year-to-date sales of its Class 3-4 NPR diesel HD models were up 72% from the same period last year.

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

School Guidance Counselors: "We're Innocent"

True or false: The shortage of heavy-duty mechanics is caused by high school guidance counselors who steer children away from careers in the trades? More than a few fleet executives would reply "true" most emphatically. But it

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

Peregrine Partners With Qualcomm

Peregrine Systems, Inc. is integrating its FleetAnywhere maintenance management software with Qualcomm's OmniTRACS mobile information management system.

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

FleetPride Adds Oklahoma Distributor

FleetPride, Deerfield, IL, has acquired Oklahoma Truck Supply Assn., located in Oklahoma City

March 6, 2000 - Industry News

EU Rejects Volvo's Last-Minute Concessions

AB Volvo will have to start over again with an entirely new proposal if it wants to change the terms of its plan to buy Swedish truck-making rival Scania, according to Agence France Presse

March 6, 2000 - Industry News

Rhode Island Changes Policy on Wrecks

Rhode Island law enforcement officials are no longer worried about cleanup damage to the vehicle or cargo when a wrecked truck blocks traffic.

March 6, 2000 - Industry News

Eaton Improves Automated Logging in FleetAdvisor

Eaton Corporation's Trucking Information Services, Clemmons, NC, has released FleetAdvisor 3.1, which includes several new features such as enhanced automatic log keeping, on-board computer usability and expanded reporting.

March 6, 2000 - Industry News

Sunoco and Linden to Use Bulknet

Bulknet.com, Tullytown, PA, has announced that Sunoco Chemical and Linden Bulk are now using its specialized e-commerce to construct their own load-matching services to reduce costs and increase information access.

March 3, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Said to be Pursued by Paccar and VW

AB Volvo of Sweden, which appears to be at the brink of failing to acquire all of the assets of Scania AB for $6.93 billion in cash is said to have opened exploratory talks with Paccar Inc.

March 3, 2000 - Industry News

Midwest Kenworth is KW Dealer of the Year

Midwest Kenworth of Kansas City, MO has won its fourth Kenworth Dealer of the Year honors and was also awarded with Kenworth's inaugural Medium Duty Dealer of the Year award.

March 3, 2000 - Industry News

Port Drivers Protest In Oakland

Hundreds of port owner-operators and Teamsters demonstrated Friday at the Port of Oakland, CA

March 3, 2000 - Industry News

Lane Restriction Bills Die In Tennessee Legislature

Two bills that would have restricted trucks to the right lane of interstate highways in Kentucky died in committee last week

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?

Transmissions

The expert, Brian Fletcher from Eaton, will answer your questions

View All