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March 30, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo Chief Talks About The Future At HDMA

Big changes are coming in the way we spec, buy and sell trucks, said Marc Gustafson, president and CEO of Volvo Trucks North America, in a speech to the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Assn. Friday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY last week

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March 30, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo Chief Talks Information Technology At HDMA

With the U.S. economy in the midst of its longest peacetime expansion, Marc Gustafson, president and CEO of Volvo Trucks North America, questioned why truck stocks have not performed better in his speech to the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Assn. Friday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY, last week

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March 29, 1999 - Industry News

Arkansas To Raise Diesel Tax 4 Cents

Thursday, Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will sign a highway bill passed by the state Legislature that will raise the diesel tax by 2 cents immediately and 2 cents next year

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March 29, 1999 - Industry News

Tennessee Trucker Wins $120,000 Volvo Truck

A trucker from Hermitage, TN, won his choice of any Volvo truck Saturday night at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY. It was the conclusion of Volvo Trucks North America’s “Best Drive in the Game II” sweepstakes, a seven-month, $3 million promotion featuring its 1999 Super Bowl commercial

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March 29, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois Trying To Pull License From Trucker In Amtrak Crash

Last week, the Illinois secretary of state’s office begrudgingly restored the commercial driver’s license of John Stokes, the trucker whose steel-loaded rig caused an Amtrak train to derail, killing 11 people. But Secretary of State Jesse White is still looking for ways to pull Stokes’ license

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March 29, 1999 - Industry News

Penske To Provide Bering Parts, Distribution Services

Bering Truck Corp. has named Penske Logistics to provide national parts, warehousing, distribution and customer support for Bering truck dealers. Through this agreement, Bering also will be able to provide its dealers and customers a toll-free,

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March 29, 1999 - Industry News

TMC/ASE Honor Technician Of Year

The Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Assns. and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence presented the TMC/ASE Technician of the Year Award to Steven Chojnacky at TMC’s Annual Meeting last week in Nashville, TN. Chojnacky,

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March 28, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo Goes High-Tech With Internet-Ready Truck, Kiosks

Volvo Trucks North America, which was the first heavy truck manufacturer to sell trucks on the Internet, continues its high-tech focus with plans to build the first Internet-ready truck and “virtual dealer” kiosks to be installed in truckstops. The announcement was made at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY, last week

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March 28, 1999 - Industry News

Driver In Amtrak Crash Will Get License

Illinois will grant a commercial driver’s license to the driver of the truck that was struck by an Amtrak train that killed 11 people, Secretary of State Jesse White said Thursday. But White, who had been looking for ways to pull the driver’s license after the crash, is not happy about the decision

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March 28, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon Lawmakers Consider Dropping Weight-Distance Tax

A proposal to replace Oregon’s weight distance tax with a combination of fuel taxes and higher registration fees is set for legislative review next week. A 4-cent gas tax increase is currently working its way through the state’s House of Representatives, but the issue of truck taxes still sits with the House Transportation Committee

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March 26, 1999 - Industry News

Renault-Nissan Deal Imminent

Mack officials confirmed at a press conference at the Mid-America Trucking Show today that parent company Renault has made a formal offer to purchase what is reported to be about a 35% stake in Japan’s Nissan, including its Nissan Diesel truck operations

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March 24, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois Targets Trucker License In Amtrak Crash

The Illinois secretary of state’s office was reviewing state law Tuesday to see if it could revoke the driver’s license of the trucker involved in last week’s deadly Amtrak crash, reports the Associated Press

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March 24, 1999 - Industry News

Roadway Signs Tire Management Contract With Bandag

Roadway Express and Bandag have signed a deal that will see a new Bandag subsidiary handling all Roadway’s tire management, from purchasing to mounting to maintenance to retreading. Bandag, primarily known for its retread offerings, says outsourcing

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March 22, 1999 - Industry News

TMC Members Voice Concerns On ATA Restructuring

American Trucking Assns. head Walter McCormick was the featured speaker at the annual meeting of the ATA’s Maintenance Council last week in Nashville, TN. After his speech on the benefits of ATA membership, about half a

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March 22, 1999 - Industry News

TMC Panel Addresses Emissions Technology

During a technical program at The Maintenance Council’s annual meeting in Nashville last week, a panel of representatives from engine manufacturers talked about the impact of their engine emissions settlement with the EPA and how they may meet upcoming stricter emissions regulations

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March 22, 1999 - Industry News

Judge Affirms Hoffa As Teamsters President

James P. Hoffa promised to guide the Teamsters union “back to greatness” after a federal judge affirmed his election win as president of the union once led by his father

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March 22, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois House Passes Emissions Testing Bill

Heavy trucks registered in the Chicago area would have to undergo annual pollution tests under legislation that easily passed the Illinois House on Friday

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March 22, 1999 - Industry News

Arkansas 4-Cent Diesel Tax Hits Snag

A plan by the Arkansas Senate to tax truckers more than the motoring public failed to get the three-fourths majority it needed to pass in the House Friday. However, the 71-22 vote was close enough for supporters to say they will try again to get the needed 75 votes this week

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March 22, 1999 - Industry News

Truckers Protest Tax Increase In London

Truck drivers took to the streets in London yesterday to protest increased taxation

March 19, 1999 - Industry News

Truck Writers Honor Cummins

The Cummins Signature 600 engine has won the eighth annual Truck Writers of North America Technical Achievement Award, awarded for products introduced in 1998

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March 19, 1999 - Industry News

Rand McNally Introduces IntelliRoute

Rand McNally introduced IntelliRoute at the Truckload Carriers Assn. meeting last week. IntelliRoute’s advanced routing applications combine comprehensive highway data with high-speed routing and mobile communications integration to deliver the benefits of pinpoint satellite-based tracking. IntelliRoute

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March 19, 1999 - Industry News

Researchers Turn Used Frying Oil Into Diesel

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy have developed a new way to turn used french fry oil into an environmentally friendly diesel fuel

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March 18, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo To Acquire Stake In Petro

Volvo Trucks North America announced yesterday that it has agreed to acquire an ownership interest in Petro Stopping Centers

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March 18, 1999 - Industry News

Arkansas Senate Raises Diesel Tax

The Arkansas Senate passed a highway bill with higher diesel taxes than the House version – a change that Gov. Mike Huckabee says could wreck the whole program

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March 18, 1999 - Industry News

Web Site Offers Free Trucker E-Mail

Layover.com has launched a free web-based e-mail service called LayoverMail

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