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April 27, 1999 - Industry News

Navistar Makes Plans To Avoid Hostile Takeover

Navistar International Corp. indicated that it has no intention of being a takeover target with the adoption of a "poison pill" strategy last week to help ward off an unsolicited offer. The provision would be triggered

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April 27, 1999 - Industry News

Rihm Kenworth Celebrates 50th Anniversary As KW Dealer

In 1949, Harry S. Truman was inaugurated as president of the United States. The same year, Rihm Motor Co. (now known as Rihm Kenworth) was appointed as Kenworth's first truck dealership east of the Mississippi. Fifty

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April 26, 1999 - Industry News

Ontario To Test Trucks For Emissions

Ontario will begin smoke testing heavy duty diesel trucks and buses in September under the province's Drive Clean initiative. Annual testing will apply to heavy duty vehicles registered in Ontario and more than three model years

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April 26, 1999 - Industry News

Maryland To Require Smoke Tests

A new law in Maryland sets up a smoke-testing plan for heavy duty trucks

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April 23, 1999 - Industry News

Arkansas Truckers Consider Highway Commission Campaign

The Arkansas Motor Carriers Assn. is looking into what it would take to mount a petition campaign to abolish the state highway commission

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April 23, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo Adds 21 Dealer Locations

Volvo Trucks North America has increased the size of its dealer network to 206 U.S. locations with the addition of 21 new locations brought on since November

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April 22, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon House Debates Weight-Distance Tax

Oregon truckers are hoping for relief from the state's notoriously complex weight-distance tax

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April 22, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon Lawmakers Target Truckers With Urine Bottle Bill

The Oregon legislature may try to curb roadside disposal of urine-filled bottles with fines and stiff penalties for truckers.

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April 21, 1999 - Industry News

Truck Sales Surging Ahead

Truck and component manufacturers are predicting that this year's heavy truck sales will blast last year's record out of the water

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April 20, 1999 - Industry News

New Sterling Dealer Opens In Alabama

One of the Southeast's largest sellers of vocational trucks has opened the first stand-alone Sterling dealership to be planned and built from the ground up as a Sterling facility in the U.S

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April 20, 1999 - Industry News

Ohio House Considers Speed Limit Changes

Ohio lawmakers may consider raising the speed limit for truckers from 55 to 65 mph to match the speed of cars sharing the highways

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April 19, 1999 - Industry News

Five Plead Innocent In CDLs-For-Sale Case

Four current and former state officials and a truck driver have pleaded innocent on charges of participating in an Illinois scheme to sell commercial driver's licenses to unqualified drivers

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April 19, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois Officials Want Tighter Trucking Controls

The poor record of the trucker involved in last month's tragic Amtrak crash has led to calls from Illinois leaders to tighten commercial truck licensing procedures in the state

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April 16, 1999 - Industry News

Cummins Reports First-Quarter Profits

Cummins Engine Co. reports its first-quarter profits more than tripled from last year, despite nearly flat sales

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April 15, 1999 - Industry News

Canadian Hours-Of-Service Reforms Won't Include New Cumulative Limits

While the U.S. Federal Highway Administration is still trying to decide whether or not to proceed with a negotiated rulemaking, Canada is expected to unveil a draft of its new hours-of-service regulations next month

April 15, 1999 - Industry News

Mississippi Residents Object To Planned Truckstop

Williams Travel Centers (formerly Mapco Express) wants to build a new truckstop on I-10 in Biloxi, MS, but local residents want the county to deny the company a construction permit

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April 15, 1999 - Industry News

San Antonio Dealer Expands

A San Antonio, TX, area truck dealer plans to open a $3.3 million dealership and service center on the city's south side

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April 15, 1999 - Industry News

Cummins Announces Products Are Y2K-Compliant

Cummins has announced that all its products, including electronically controlled engines, generator sets, information products and service tools, are year-2000-compliant. For two years, a dedicated team of engineers and information technology partners representing customer applications and markets

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April 12, 1999 - Industry News

Mississippi Reduces Truck Sales Tax

Truck dealers in Mississippi should benefit from a new law that reduces the tax on trucks bought for interstate commerce

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April 12, 1999 - Industry News

Debate Intensifies Over Mexican Trucks

As the California Trucking Assn. and CRASH joined in an unlikely alliance to oppose the opening of California to Mexican trucks, U.S. Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater wrapped up a transportation tour with a message that the Clinton administration is committed to assuring the safety of Mexican vehicles operating in the United States

April 12, 1999 - Industry News

California Legislation Would Encourage Alternative Fuels

Legislation proposed last week in California would encourage the use of alternative fuels by giving financial help to owners of diesel trucks and buses when they convert to cleaner-burning fuels such as natural gas

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April 12, 1999 - Industry News

Qualcomm To Develop Mobile Vehicle Computer

Qualcomm and Symbol Technologies are teaming up to develop a mobile vehicle computer and "integrated technology solution" for the transportation industry

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April 12, 1999 - Industry News

Kansas Transportation Bill On Hold

Passage of a transportation plan for Kansas will have to wait until the state Legislature comes back for a wrap-up session later this month

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April 12, 1999 - Industry News

British Truckers Protest Taxes

British truckers have taken to the streets for the second time in protest of increases in diesel tax and road tax

April 9, 1999 - Industry News

Dealer Of Year Announced

The American Truck Dealers and Heavy Duty Trucking magazine announced the 1999 ATD Dealer of the Year Saturday at ATD's annual meeting in San Diego: George Grask, president and CEO of Quad City Peterbilt in Davenport, IA

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