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March 29, 2000 - Industry News

Hendrickson on Aggressive Product Development Course

Long-time suspension supplier Hendrickson International plans to stay on an aggressive course in developing new products and expects to make big inroads in European markets

March 29, 2000 - Industry News

Long-Term Solutions Needed: Mack's Gigou

Truck makers should focus more on long-term solutions rather than short-term profits, Mack Trucks president Michel Gigou told industry suppliers recently

March 29, 2000 - Industry News

Gustafson: Volvo to Make Easy-to-Buy, Smarter Trucks

Volvo is much closer to its goal of rapid new truck delivery and will soon launch a proprietary communications system that will place much more intelligence in the truck cab

March 29, 2000 - Industry News

Arrow Allows Dealers to Buy and Sell Online

Arrow Truck Sales Inc. has introduced an online system which will allow certified used truck dealers to buy or sell used trucks over the Internet.

March 29, 2000 - Industry News

Diesel Technology Forum Aims To Provide Single Voice

Diesel has a new champion in Washington with the formation of The Diesel Technology Forum. The group, which represents a large and growing list of engine, component and equipment manufacturers, will focus on a wide range of public issues involving diesel technology.

March 28, 2000 - Industry News

Delphi To Supply Steering Wheels, Doors for New Internationals

Delphi Automotive Systems will supply steering wheels and modular doors for the new International medium duty trucks. The new products will be made at the Delphi Interior Systems factory in Vandalia, GA.

March 28, 2000 - Industry News

Mexican Truckers Shut Out of U.S.

Because of a law passed last year, Mexican truckers who travel beyond designated U.S. commercial zones will be breaking the law

March 28, 2000 - Industry News

Automotive Giant to Enter Truck Market

Magna, the Toronto-based Tier 1 automotive supplier, intends to play significant role in the trucking industry through a joint venture with German seat supplier Grammar AG.

March 28, 2000 - Industry News

Global Freight Market Announced

An international port services company has teamed up with a leading Internet software developer to create what the partners say is the first online, world-wide transportation marketplace.

March 27, 2000 - Industry News

PFT/Roberson's Walter Carter Named Independent Contractor of the Year

Walter Carter, an independent contractor with PFT/Roberson of Champaign, IL, was named "1999 Independent Contractor of the Year" in ceremonies held last week during the Truckload Carriers Assn. annual meeting. Annual Meeting

March 27, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Honors Company Drivers

The Truckload Carriers Assn. last week honored three TCA member company drivers in its 11th Annual "Company Equipment Driver of the Year" contest

March 27, 2000 - Industry News

Robert Hansen of Gail Force Elected TCA Chairman

Robert Hansen, president of Gail Force, an air charter company located in Janesville, WI, has been elected 2000-2001 Chairman of the Truckload Carriers Assn

March 27, 2000 - Industry News

VW Buys Stake in Scania; DaimlerChrysler Forms Union With Mitsubishi

Consolidation in the international car and truck business continues with two big announcements from Europe: Volkswagen says it will buy a controlling stake in Sweden’s Scania, and DaimlerChrysler is buying a third of Mitsubishi Motors

March 27, 2000 - Industry News

House Report Blasts EPA Over Truck Emissions

Last year’s $1 billion settlement between the Environmental Protection Agency and truck engine manufacturers did not get EPA off the hook. The environmental agency has been tagged by the House Commerce Committee as “grossly negligent” in

March 26, 2000 - Industry News

Electronic Truck Marketplace

Unveiled last week at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY, provides a marketplace for the sale of new and used trucks, tractors, trailers, parts, accessories, as well as related services such as financing, insurance, and third-party service providers such as vehicle inspection, warranty and driveaway

March 26, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters, Overnite Meet Again

The Teamsters union and Overnite Transportation finished two more days of contract negotiations Friday, with the next round scheduled for April 4-6 as the union continues its unfair labor practices strike against the less-than-truckload carrier

March 24, 2000 - Industry News

Load Matching Upgraded

Separate offerings in load-matching have been announced by DAT Services and Prophesy Software

March 23, 2000 - Industry News

Fuel Prices May Bankrupt Some Independent Truckstops

It's not just the truckers who are having their livelihoods squeezed out of them by high fuel prices. Many independent truckstop operators are also being pushed against the wall

March 23, 2000 - Industry News

Transportal Flexes Internet Muscle

The coming clash of trucking "super sites," already shaping up as a mighty struggle on the Internet, just grew by one potentially powerful contender

March 23, 2000 - Industry News

Sterling Wants To Debunk Weight Myth

Sterling says there is a common myth that its trucks are heavy, and it is working to debunk that myth through an independent weight comparison and through two special lightweight spec'ed trucks at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY

March 23, 2000 - Industry News

International Announces Internet Truck Locator

International Truck and Engine Corp. announced during a Thursday press conference at the Mid America Trucking Show it is going full steam ahead with its Internet offering

March 23, 2000 - Industry News

EPA Wants States to Upgrade Older Diesels

States that retrofit older diesel engines with emission control devices can earn credits toward compliance with federal clean air programs. The U.S Environmental Protection says this newest plan is intended to encourage state and local governments, fleet operators and industry to use available technology to reduce pollution from existing engines

March 22, 2000 - Industry News

Truckload Association Rejects ATA

By a margin of just seven votes, the Truckload Carrier Assn. decided not to integrate with American Trucking Assns. The 213-206 decision was not aimed against ATA but against certain aspects of ATA’s restructuring plan, said TCA chairman Gary Baumhover. In particular, it is a rejection of the requirement that TCA members join ATA, he said

March 22, 2000 - Industry News

Scania Sales Not Affected by Volvo/EC Merger Battle

AB Volvo's well-publicized and sometimes bitter confrontation with the European Union over its purchase of Scania didn't seem to affect Scania truck sales this year

March 22, 2000 - Industry News

Kenworth, Dina Reconsidering Mexican Investments

Paccar subsidiary Kenworth Mexicana S.A. de C.V. and Mexican truck maker Consorcio G Grupo Dina S.A. de C.V. are reportedly re-evaluating their plans to invest in Mexico after the country relaxed import restrictions on pickup trucks


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