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July 26, 2000 - Industry News

Alberta Truckers Could Face More Inspections

The Infrastructure minister from Alberta, Canada, wants to hire more enforcement officers to keep an eye on truckers who might be getting a little sleepy behind the wheel

July 26, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Lays Off 370 at Tennessee Plant

Lower truck values, high interest rates, slow sales and increasing fuel prices have forced Peterbilt to lay off 370 employees at its Nashville, Tenn., plant

July 26, 2000 - Industry News

Investor Wants Navistar To Look At Merger Opportunities

One of Navistar International's institutional investors is meeting with other shareholders today to discuss ways to maximize shareholder value in the wake of announcements by DaimlerChrysler that it is buying Western Star and Detroit Diesel

July 25, 2000 - Industry News

Tennessee Finally Pays Award in OOIDA Suit

More than 10 years after the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association filed suit against the Tennessee Public Service Commission and PSC Chairman Keith Bissell over truckers' rights, the state finally wrote a check for $583,700 to OOIDA for attorney fees and costs ordered by the court when OOIDA won the suit

July 25, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Plans To Grow Vocational Business, Shorten Delivery Time

Volvo Trucks North America's just-introduced VHD family of Class 8 trucks, built specifically for vocational applications and packaged with new support systems for maximized productivity, "will give our dealers a strong motivation to go after "the long-ignored, under-serviced and unappreciated people who earn their living with work trucks.

July 25, 2000 - Industry News

Wabash Reports Losses

Lafayette, Ind.-based trailer manufacturer Wabash National Corp. has announced its second quarter results, reporting losses in both net sales and income

July 25, 2000 - Industry News

Eaton To Purchase Duffield

Eaton Aeroquip, Maumee, Ohio, has agreed to purchase the privately held business of Australian based Frederick Duffield PTY Ltd., and its overseas operations

July 25, 2000 - Industry News

Internet Truck Parts Market Up for Grabs

FleetScape.com, the truck parts web site announced in March, has closed up shop. But the idea that spawned FleetScape is far from dead, according to former FleetScape President Susan Kampe. In an interview with Truckinginfo.com, Kampe said

July 25, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Announces Layoffs At Indiana Plant

Although the exact number of workers hasn’t been determined yet, a handful of Navistar employees in Fort Wayne, Ind., received letters late last week warning of layoffs

July 25, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite Driver Claims Company Paid Him to Frame Teamsters

An Overnite Transportation driver says that company officials at the less-than-truckload carrier paid him to damage property and falsely accuse Teamster supporters so they would be fired

July 24, 2000 - Industry News

International Forms New Engine Subsidiary

International Truck and Engine Corp. is placing its engine group in a new wholly owned subsidiary called International Engine Corp

July 24, 2000 - Industry News

North America Won't Feel Volvo Price Hikes

Volvo Trucks North America does not intend to follow its parent company's plan to raise prices in order to address the downturn in truck sales

July 23, 2000 - Industry News

Wireless E-mail: Wonder or Woe? Part III

Editor's Note: This is the third installment of the experiences of Newport editors with using wireless Internet access on the road. As we go forward with the digital revolution, it seems pretty obvious that Microsoft will direct

July 23, 2000 - Industry News

Wireless E-mail: Wonder or Woe? Part II

Editor's Note: This is the second in an installment of the experiences of Newport editors with using wireless Internet access on the road. I spend about 300 days a year dragging cool cars around the lower 48

July 23, 2000 - Industry News

Wireless E-Mail: Wonder or Woe? Part I

Editor's Note: Over the next few days, we'll be sharing the experiences of Newport editors with using wireless Internet access on the road. My quest for a cell phone attachment for wireless e-mail started last December, when

July 22, 2000 - Industry News

Sterling Opens Ontario Dealership

Sterling Truck Corp. has opened its first corporately owned dealership in Canada in London, Ontario

July 22, 2000 - Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso: Demand Continuing For Automatics

Over the past several years, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has seen greater demand for automatic transmissions in its trucks for the U.S., according to Bob Aquaro, the company's vice president-product assurance.

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Honored for Safety

Peterbilt's production facility in Madison, Tenn., recently received a Perfect Record Award from the National Safety Council

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

TTMA Elects Officers & Directors

The Truck Trailer Manufacturers Assocation in Alexandria, Va., has elected its officers and directors for 2000-2001

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

Puerto Rican Trucking Institute Opens Doors

World Wide Solutions, a Puerto Rican-based consulting company, opened the doors of The Trucking Institute in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, and welcomed its inaugural class of 16 students who will be trained to drive in the mainland United States

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

Vantage Tracking Retrenches

Vantage Tracking of Herndon, Va., the first provider of satellite trailer tracking to market, has cut back personnel as its corporate parent seeks a cash infusion from investors

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

Amtralease Honors Bergey’s for Maintenance Excellence

Bergey’s Leasing Associates of Franconia, Penn., was named the Amtralease Maintenance Member of the Year

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite Firings Subject of KC Hearing

The National Labor Relations Board today begins the second hearing into allegations that less-than-truckload carrier Overnite Transportation targeted union supporters for disciplinary action and firing. The series of hearings began last week in Memphis, Tenn., and continues this week in Kansas City, Kan

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

Goodyear Seeking ISO 9002 Certification

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio, plans to have all of its company-owned Truckwise commercial truck tire centers in the United States ISO 9002 certified by the end of the year

July 21, 2000 - Industry News

Louisiana Town Gets Tough on Truckstops

A Louisiana town has approved a law that will make it harder for more truckstops to open in the city limits, especially if their main business is video gambling

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