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January 19, 2000 - Industry News

Isuzu And DaimlerChrysler Collaborate In Japan

Isuzu Motors Ltd. and DaimlerChrysler are working together to develop a data system for delivery-truck fleets in Japan to enhance load tracking and improve service.

January 19, 2000 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Distributor Expands In Portland

Pacific Detroit Diesel Allison Co. has purchased 14 acres in the Ridgefield Junction of Portland, OR, where it plans to build a $5 million facility.

January 19, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Increases Stake in Scania

Volvo has reportedly upped its stake in rival Scania from 30.6% to 45.5%. The company began purchasing stock in the rival Swedish truck manufacturer a year ago and Scania agreed to a friendly takover in August

January 19, 2000 - Industry News

LA Ruling Bad News For Port Organizers

Port truckers and union representatives hoping to unionize container haulers at the nation's ports were dealt a setback by a Los Angeles ruling

January 18, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Order Backlog Rises

The Class 8 order backlog for Volvo Trucks North America is rising, but the company is still expected to furlough over 400 plant workers later this week

January 18, 2000 - Industry News

Trucker Web Sites: The Top Five

Newport research shows that more than half of truckers own a computer, and most of those have access to the Internet. So it's not surprising that a lot of truckers also have their own web sites.

January 18, 2000 - Industry News

Suburbs Could Veto San Antonio Hazmat Plan

After years of delays, San Antonio's government finally came up with a hazmat routing plan. But any of six suburban cities where the proposed routes pass through could veto the plan

January 18, 2000 - Industry News

Nettech Signs With TrackYourTruck.com

TrackYourTruck.com will use middleware from Nettech Systems, Princeton, NJ. to deliver Web-based dispatch information to TrackYourTruck.com's RoadRunner mobile data solution for product delivery businesses.

January 18, 2000 - Industry News

Inspectors Hard To Come By In Nebraska

Faced with a shortage of inspectors, Nebraska Gov. Mike Johann is pushing a controversial proposal to merge truck enforcement division officers with the State Patrol

January 18, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Names Dealer Of Year

Peterbilt named its Dealer of the Year during its recent annual dealer meeting in Phoenix

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

Hino Expects Big Production Jump

Hino Motors Ltd., Japan's largest manufacturer of commercial trucks, expects its domestic output to rise by about 31.7% to 52,610 units this year, from 39,947 units in 1999.

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

Mexican Market Forecast Revised Down

Mercedes-Benz Mexico, a wholly owned subsidiary of major international truck maker DaimlerChrysler AG, said the Mexican heavy-duty truck market would remain flat during 2000 due to credit constraints

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

New Life For Old Truckstop

People are in the phone booths at the old Hawk-I Truck Stop in Coralville, IA. But they're not calling dispatch or a broker or their wives and kids. These are campaign workers, and the old truckstop

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

California Governor Wants More Permitting Staff

The California governor wants the state to spend nearly $1 million next year on 15 more workers for the permit department of the California Department of Transportation

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

Norwegian Truckers Protest Fuel Prices

Only a week after French truck owners blockaded roads partly in protest of fuel prices, Norwegian truck drivers Monday blocked the major roads leading into Oslo to protest the cost of diesel

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

Group Uses Billboard Against Illinois Toll-Hike Proposal

Amidst the many signs that a proposed rate hike on the Illinois tollway system faces mounting opposition, perhaps none are more dramatic than the sign a public-interest group mounted Monday at the crossroads of Interstates 90 and 294

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

Postal Service Creates New Jobs for Utilimaster

A contract for 10,000 new Postal Service vehicles has created 200 new jobs at Utilimaster. The Wakarusa, IN, based van and utility truck manufacturer is building the carrier route vehicles in partnership with Ford Motor Co.

January 17, 2000 - Industry News

Private Fleet Institute Changes Name

The Private Fleet Management Institute, an education and professional certification arm of the National Private Truck Council, has changed its name to the Institute for Truck Transportation Management.

January 14, 2000 - Industry News

Study Reveals Downside Of Natural Gas

A new study from Harvard University's Center for Risk Analysis says natural gas may not be a better alternative fuel than diesel in trucks

January 14, 2000 - Industry News

Nissan Executive Says Nissan Diesel Not For Sale

Nissan Diesel Motor Co., the financially troubled commercial truck division of Japanese auto-maker Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., will not be offered for sale until it gets its fiscal house in order, says Nissan's top executive

January 14, 2000 - Industry News

Leasing Company Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Bush Leasing, a commercial truck leasing company based in Wilmington, OH, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

January 14, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Wants To Train 18-Year-Olds

The Truckload Carriers Assn. has petitioned the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Adminstration to allow it to conduct a pilot program to train 18-year-olds as interstate truck drivers

January 14, 2000 - Industry News

New Software For Moving Fleets

New software from Greco Technologies, Pasadena, CA, allows moving companies to track jobs from an initial job estimate to the actual billing of the client quickly and easily.

January 14, 2000 - Industry News

Mack Celebrates Centennial

Mack Trucks will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a year-long schedule of activities

January 13, 2000 - Industry News

Radical Clean Fuel Proposal Made In California

California's largest clean air agency believes state and federal regulations are moving too slowly to protect public health and has announced a radical plan to force the rapid conversion of thousands of trucks to cleaner fuels

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