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February 2, 2000 - Industry News

Maintenance Software Goes Online

Arsenault Associates, Atco, NJ, will offer Dossier32 maintenance management software as an ASP (Application Service Provider) beginning in April. Company president Charles Arsenault says his company will be the first to offer fleet maintenance software service direct to customers over the Internet.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner To Demo Urea Injection System

Freightliner has partnered with Detroit Diesel and Siemens to test an advanced diesel emissions reduction system in a fleet of eight Argosy Class 8 cabovers operating in California.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Invests In Satellite Radio

DaimlerChrysler is investing $100 million in Sirius Satellite Radio and plans to begin offering satellite radio systems in cars and trucks beginning next year.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

Nissan Diesel Working With RVI To Cut Costs

The financially strapped Nissan Diesel is reportedly hoping to cut material and component procurement costs 20% over the next three years through the worldwide purchasing assistance of Renault's truck subsidiary Renault V.I

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Revamps Commercial Vehicle Group

DaimlerChrysler has restructured its commercial vehicles division to increase its global presence in heavy trucks, vans and buses.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

Paccar Posts Record Sales & Profits

Paccar says improved margins, excellent production efficiency, and strong truck demand in Europe and North America contributed to record sales and earnings in 1999.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

Driver Finishing Standards Established By PTDI

The Professional Truck Driver Institute has worked with more than 800 carrier representatives, driver training schools and the insurance industry to develop driver finishing standards.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Goes To War With New Jersey Over Truck Ban

The American Trucking Assns.filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Newark, NJ, saying a New Jersey state regulation that severely limits interstate tractor-trailer travel through the state is unconstitutional

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Yellow Upgrades Rates And Load Tracking Online

Yellow Freight System, Overland Park, KS, has expanded its website to allow customers to obtain to-the-penny rate quotations for specific shipments

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Management Buys Transportation Technologies

Transportation Technologies Industries has agreed to a management buyout led by chairman/CEO Thomas Begel and president/COO Andrew Weller.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

French Drivers Protest Government Deal With Owners

French truck drivers yesterday set up roadblocks in the first of several planned this week in protest of a deal the government made with trucking companies last month over a shorter work week

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

NLRB Dismisses Teamster Charge Of Overnite 'Hit List'

Allegations of a company "hit list" against union supporters, widely publicized by the Teamsters Union as the spark for picketing against Overnite Transportation, have been dismissed by the National Labor Relations Board

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

M.S. Carriers Aligns With Puerto Rico To Train Drivers

Memphis-based M.S. Carriers will provide the test site for a strategic alliance with the Puerto Rican government to provide truck drivers for the U. S.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Honeywell Buys Hayden Industrial Products

Honeywell's Thermal Systems business has agreed to purchase the assets of Corona, CA, based Hayden Industrial Products LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Nissan Diesel Bailout Near

Debt burdened Nissan Diesel Motor Co. is about to get some relief from its creditor banks, according to Reuters news service. A spokesman for Industrial Bank of Japan, one of Nissan Diesel's main creditors, told the Japanese press that announcement of a deal could come as early as this week.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Associates Posts Record Earnings

Associates First Capital Corp. reported record earnings for fourth quarter 1999 and the full year.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

MAN Buys ERF From Western Star

German truck maker MAN has purchased Western Star's British truck subsidiary ERF. MAN will pay 65 million pounds (approximately $108 million US) and assume ERF debts of 23 million pounds ($38 million US).

January 30, 2000 - Industry News

Port Truckers To Rally Today

Independent truckers who haul containers in and out of six eastern ports will rally today to protest skyrocketing diesel prices and demand that their industry adopt a Port Trucker Bill of Rights

January 28, 2000 - Industry News

Yellow Renames Technology Subsidiary

Yellow Corp., Overland Park, KS, has changed the name of its 400-person technology development subsidiary, Yellow Services, to Yellow Technologies Inc.

January 28, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Posts Record Second Quarter

Kelowna, BC, based Western Star Holdings posted record earnings of $14.5 million (US$10 million) on revenues of $499.2 million (US$345.5 million) for its second fiscal quarter ending December 31. Income for the quarter up 125% from second quarter 1998, revenue was up 9%.

January 28, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins Posts Record Sales And Earnings

Cummins Engine reported fourth quarter 1999 earnings of $70 million on sales of $1.84 billion -- both records. Earnings excluded a pre-tax charge of $60 million for costs associated with the dissolution of its joint venture Wartsila NSD, announced last month.

January 28, 2000 - Industry News

GE Capital Launches Online Processing For Dealers

GE Capital Fleet Services' Dealer Services division has a new online service to help dealers expedite transactions and reduce administrative and processing times.

January 28, 2000 - Industry News

Trucking Groups Sue CARB

Several truck, bus and construction industry groups have filed suit against the California Air Resources Board, charging that the agency erroneously listed ambient levels of diesel exhaust as a toxic air contaminant. The California Trucking Assn., the

January 28, 2000 - Industry News

Ryder Works With Labor Dept. To Train Technicians

Ryder System is working with the U.S. Department of Labor's Job Corps program to provide employment opportunities for new truck technicians.

January 28, 2000 - Industry News

Tube Turns Gets Meritor Axle Contract

Tube Turns Technologies, a subsidiary of Sypris Solutions Inc., has been awarded a $120 million contract to supply Meritor Automotive with drivetrain axles for Class 5-8 trucks.


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