November 2, 2007 - Industry News
Wisconsin is upping vehicle registration fees by 30 percent as part of its new budget, effective Jan. 1. According to the American Trucking Associations' State Laws Newsletter, the change will increase Wisconsin's fee for a tractor-trailer
November 1, 2007 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations Thursday urged Congress to help the trucking industry keep drug and alcohol abusers off the road by supporting efforts to enhance drug and alcohol testing for the nation's 3.4 million truck drivers
October 26, 2007 - Industry News
Oil Purification Systems (OPS) is a patented, simple-to-use onboard oil cleaning system that continuously removes both the solid and liquid contaminants from engine oil, so that the engine runs with clean oil all the time.
Tags: Fuel and Oil
October 19, 2007 - Industry News
There are many questions about the UCRA (Unified Carrier Registration Agreement) program that started a month ago, replacing the Single State Registration System (SSRS). Robert C. Pitcher, with the American Trucking Associations' Law and Regulatory Affairs Division
October 18, 2007 - Industry News
A new concept called GasLimit has been launched to help businesses and consumers control the cost of both unleaded gasoline and diesel fuel. GasLimit integrates a groundbreaking platform into its web sit
October 16, 2007 - Industry News
A new regulation approved for public comment Tuesday by the Environmental Quality Board will help clean Pennsylvania's air and save trucking companies millions of dollars in diesel fuel.
The regulation, developed by th
October 10, 2007 - Industry News
Illinois lawmakers Wednesday failed to overturn Gov. Rod Blagojevich's veto of legislation to raise the speed limit for trucks to 65 mph on rural interstates
October 4, 2007 - Industry News
The National Safety Council Thursday called on members of the Illinois House of Representatives to support Governor Rod Blagojevich's veto of SB 540, which will increase speed limits of large trucks on Illinois interstate highway
October 1, 2007 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations said Monday it is pleased that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has granted in part its motion for a stay of the mandate to eliminate the 11-hour daily driving limit
Penray introduces POW-R Performance Diesel Fuel Enhancer - a solution to combat the problems associated with ultra low sulfur diesel (ULSD). Penray's new product is designed to provide a boost to cetane, add lubricity
September 30, 2007 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations said Friday that Public Citizen continues to disregard the important safety advantages of the commercial drivers' hours of service (HOS) regulations that it has attacked in the courts
September 20, 2007 - Industry News
In five separate filings, law enforcement, shipping and trucking interests have come forward to support ATA's request that the effect of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit's hours of service (HOS) decision be stayed
ExxonMobil and Allison Transmission have teamed up to release a new synthetic transmission fluid that meets the demanding requirements of the TES-295 certification.
Branded Mobil Delvac Synthetic ATF
September 11, 2007 - Industry News
The U.S. Senate voted late Tuesday to block funding for a test program to allow Mexican long-haul trucks to operate in the United States under the North American Free Trade Agreement
September 10, 2007 - Industry News
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has filed a petition requesting the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to reconsider its opinion on certain hours of service rules. OOIDA asked the court to rehea
September 7, 2007 - Industry News
Citing the potential for "serious disruption to trucking operations," the American Trucking Associations has submitted a motion asking the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circui
September 6, 2007 - Industry News
Penray has enhanced its Winter Blend BioDiesel Fuel Treatment, designed for treating large storage tanks. The new formula works in everything from BioDiesel B2 to BioDiesel B20.
"We're pleased to announc
September 4, 2007 - Industry News
Citing the potential for "widespread disruption in the industry and the supply chain," and a decrease in safety, the American Trucking Associations is fighting on two fronts to retain the current hours of service regulations.
August 29, 2007 - Industry News
The Volvo Group has produced seven demonstration trucks that can all be driven without emitting any environmentally harmful carbon dioxide. These trucks were exhibited recently in Stockholm and are equipped with diesel engines that have been modified to operate on seven different types of renewable liquid and gaseous fuels.
Tags: Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Volvo, Global
August 28, 2007 - Industry News
Chevron Products Co. has delivered a dynamic new web site for its Delo brand of advanced-technology engine oils, lubricants and coolants. The new site offers Delo customers one of the leading online business tools in the lubricants market.
August 23, 2007 - Industry News
Chevron Products Co. has introduced a new Texaco Syn-Star GL SAE 75W-90 designed to meet Revision C of Dana Corp.'s (Spicer Axle Division) SHAES 256 specification, which went into effect in the second quarter of 2007.
August 20, 2007 - Industry News
Penray has reformulated its Winter Pow-R Plus BioDiesel fuel treatment with additives to help improve cetane, lubricity and fuel economy, as well as reduce emissions.
"BioDiesel is here and Penray's new Winter Pow-R Plu
August 15, 2007 - Industry News
Biofuel Industries Group LLC, a privately owned holding company that provides resources and strategic direction to its alternative energy affiliates, announced the official opening of the NextDiesel biodiesel facility,
August 10, 2007 - Industry News
The comment period is now open for the Petroleum Equipment Institute's latest draft, called the Recommended Practices for the Inspection and Maintenance of Underground Storage Tank Systems.
This latest Recommended Practices draft was produce
August 3, 2007 - Industry News
Terex Roadbuilding and Polaris Laboratories announced this month the implementation of the equipment manufacturer's new managed maintenance fluid analysis program.
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