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March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Nissan Diesel Denies DaimlerChrysler Takeover Reports

Nissan Diesel Motor Co dismissed recent German news reports that DaimlerChrysler AG would take over the heavily indebted Japanese truck maker. "We deny the German reports," a spokesman told Stark's News Service. Germany's VWD news service said

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Williams TravelCenters to Sponsor NASCAR Team

Williams TravelCenters, Nashville, through an affiliation with Brewco Motorsports Inc., will sponsor driver Andy Kirby and his #39 Monte Carlo in a 10-race schedule this year in the NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division.

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Paccar Invests in eScout

Paccar.com has made an equity investment in eScout, a provider of business-to-business e-commerce solutions for independent businesses

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Fleetclean and Highway Transport Sign Deal

Fleetclean Systems, Hardin, TX, has signed a service agreement with Highway Transport Inc. under which Fleetclean's Hahnville, LA, tank cleaning facility will become the South-Louisiana base of operations for Highway Transport.

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo to Build Trucks in Russia

Sweden's AB Volvo has announced plans to build trucks and buses in Russia through a joint venture with AFK Sistema, a Russian financial and industrial group

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Sirius Signs Up Key Partner For Onboard E-commerce

Sirius Satellite Radio has entered into a marketing and technology alliance with ATX Technologies, Inc. to develop systems which will eventually allow truckers to buy items and respond to radio programming while driving a vehicle.

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

SmartStop to Install Internet Kiosks in Truckstops

SmartStop, Portland, OR has signed a deal with National Electronic Technologies Corp., Rothesay, New Brunswick to install a network of kiosks in truckstops.

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Yellow Forms Online Marketplace

Yellow Corp. is the latest fleet to become involved in an online venture which provides business-to-business transportation services.

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

I2 Technologies Launches Online Freight Marketplace

I2 Technologies, Inc. has announced FreightMatrix, an Internet-based business-to-business freight marketplace

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Delphi Automotive Buys Parts Supplier

Delphi Automotive Systems Corp. has reached an agreement to buy the AP Distribution Services business of AP Group Limited for about $65 million cash.

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Owner-Operators Plan Second Washington Convoy

Buoyed by the apparent success of last week's demonstration in Washington, DC, organizers are planning a second, larger convoy for March 16. The recently formed National Owner Operator Trucking Assn. hopes to organize at least 200 trucks

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

South Florida Dump Truck Drivers Return To Work

After nearly a month-long wildcat strike, owner-operators of dump trucks in South Florida are back on the job

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

NTE to Partner With RightFreight.com

The National Transportation Exchange, Inc. has formed a strategic partnership with RightFreight.com, an Internet-based exchange for the air freight and logistics industries.

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Kenworth Cuts Mexican Production

Kenworth Mexicana S.A. de C.V., a heavy duty truck manufacturing subsidiary of Paccar Inc., has reduced output of Class 8 trucks by 12.9%, sources disclosed. Kenmex is now producing 27 units per day, down from 31 trucks

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Ingersoll-Rand Buys 70% of Zexel

Ingersoll-Rand Co. has purchased a 70% interest in Tokyo-based Zexel Cold Systems, a manufacturer of transport refrigeration systems and bus air conditioning equipment. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Zexel will become part of Ingersoll-Rand's Climate

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Flexfab Opens Plant In England

Flexfab Europe Ltd. has opened a new manufacturing plant in Nottingham, England. The 3,000 square foot facility produces high-performance hoses, ducts, bellows and other special shapes for the transfer of hot fluids and pressurized air in

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

TruckersCo-op.com Signs With Comdata

Celadon Group has reached agreement with Comdata Corp. in which Comdata will provide over-the-road processing of various products and services offered by Celadon's TruckersCo-op.com to its members

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Fleetclean Acquires Sani-Wash

Fleetclean Systems Inc., Hardin, TX, has signed a letter of intent to acquire Sani-Wash of Illinois, Inc. a privately-held internal tank wash facility based in Markham, IL.

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Bulknet.com Offers Load-Matching for Chemical Haulers

Bulknet.com has launched a website offering load-matching services for registered shippers and tank truck carriers in the chemical industry

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Houston Port Truckers Threaten Strike

More than 20 port truckers walked off the job last week at a trucking company in Houston, and Teamsters leaders say 1,000 more will stop working March 13

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Petro-Canada Adding Truckstop Internet Access

A large Canadian provider of public access Internet terminals has signed an agreement with Petro-Canada to install Global VideoNET public Internet access terminals in truckstops and petroleum locations owned and/or managed by Petro-Canada

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Truck Down Expands Internet Service

In response to suggestions from truckers and fleet managers, Truck Down Info International Inc. has made a major upgrade in the capabilities of its web site, www.truckdown.com. The upgraded version encourages truckers and fleet managers to build

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Truckomat Truck Wash Adds Two Locations

Truckomat Truck Wash has started construction of new facilities at two locations: Laredo, TX and Indianapolis, IN

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

GE Capital Buys B of A Lease Portfolio

GE Capital Fleet Services has purchased the corporate and utility fleet leasing portfolio of Bank of America Leasing and Capital Group. The portfolio, which includes some 26,000 commercial trucks and cars nationwide, will become part of GE Capital Fleet Services' North American business.

February 25, 2000 - Industry News

Striking Maine Log Truckers Return To Work

After a four-day strike, Maine log truckers returned to work Friday after reaching an agreement with Irving Forest Products

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