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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 subsidiary, a business-to-business cost savings Web site for the trucking industry, signed a marketing agreement with PNV for

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.

April 5, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo, Mitsubishi to Partner in North America

Volvo Trucks North America and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America have formed a strategic alliance to sell and service Class 3-7 trucks in Canada. The deal eventually will extend to the United States

April 5, 2000 - Industry News

EPA Awards $22 Million for Fine Particle Research

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $22 million in federal grants to study the components and sources of tiny particles (soot, dust, dirt, smoke) that pollute the air.

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

Online Supplier Plans to Offer Retreads Direct, Farmington Hills, MI, plans to offer Bandag retreads direct to anywhere in the world. Though the minimum order is 8 tires, container order of 240 or more are the normal quantities that are typically shipped.

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

Isuzu To Use Web-Based Sales System

American Isuzu Motors Inc. has signed an agreement to use FirePond Sales and FirePond Sales Manager, Web-based guided selling and customer information management modules in its network of more than 200 vehicle dealerships in North America.

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

More Violence Reported In Teamsters Actions

Just a week after Teamsters President James P. Hoffa was criticized in a federal hearing for allowing violence in the union's strike against Overnite Transportation, violence at two other Teamsters hot spots has been in the news

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Deliver Subpoena To Overnite CEO

Dozens of Teamster members yesterday delivered a subpoena to Leo Suggs, CEO of Overnite Transportation, at Overnite's headquarters in Richmond, VA

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

Simplex Becomes Part of Consolidated Metco

Amsted Industries has aligned its Simplex fifth wheel sales and marketing groups under its Consolidated Metco organization. According to Jeff Barr, ConMet vice president of sales, the change allows the company to focus its resources more

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

TMW Upgrades TL2000 Product

TMW Systems, Beachwood, OH, has released its TL2000 product for the IBM AS/400. The release features two powerful new interfaces: MSOfficeLink, which offers users complete flexibility to custom design reports, and eLink, which lets shippers track

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

Mace Security Enters Truck Wash Business

Mace Security International, Mount Laurel, NJ, has entered the truck wash business

April 3, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Launch Ad Blitz Against Overnite

Five months after beginning an unfair labor practices strike against Overnite Transportation, the Teamsters Union has launched an advertising campaign lashing out at the fleet

April 3, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Call For Boycott Following AWG Lockout

The Teamsters union is calling for a boycott of Associated Wholesale Grocers after the company locked out union workers in Kansas City, KS, and Springfield, MO, this weekend

April 3, 2000 - Industry News

GM Challenges U.S. Restrictions On Diesel

General Motors is reportedly planning a concerted lobbying campaign to pursuade U.S. lawmakers to relax restrictions on diesel-powered vehicles

April 3, 2000 - Industry News

Ozark Raises Driver Pay

Ozark Motor Lines is raising its salary cap for company drivers from 35 cents to 37 cents a mile. Local news sources also report that the company will adjust its pay scale for new drivers to give credit for new hires

March 31, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Halts Import of Mexican-Made FLDs

Freightliner will temporarily stop importing Mexican-built Class 8 FLD models for sale in the U.S., but DaimlerChrysler's Mercedes-Benz plant in Santiago Tianguistenco will continue to build some Freightliner Business Class medium duty trucks for sale here,


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