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December 11, 2007 - Industry News

FMCSA Retains 11-hour Driving Limit

Truck drivers will continue to be able to drive 11 hours within a 14-hour duty period and use the 34-hour restart under an Interim Final Rule made public toda

December 11, 2007 - Industry News

OPS, Cascade Sierra Solutions Announce Partnership

Oil Purification Systems (OPS), which developed the OPS-1 on-board oil refining system, has announced a strategic partnership with Cascade Sierra Solutions (CSS), headquartered in Coburg, Ore. CSS, through its technology showcase centers

Tags: Fuel and Oil

December 7, 2007 - Industry News

Shell Lubricants Introduces Long-life Axle Fluid

Shell Lubricants has introduced Shell Spirax ASX R, a new long-life axle fluid that offers improved fuel economy. In standard industry and commercial fleet tests, Shell Spirax ASX R has demonstrated a fuel efficiency improvement of more than one percent

Tags: Fuel and Oil

December 4, 2007 - Industry News

OPS in Partnership With Large Peterbilt Distributor

Oil Purification Systems (OPS), which developed and manufactures the OPS-1 on-board oil refining system, has announced a distribution agreement with Larson Cos., headquartered in Bloomington, Minn.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

November 16, 2007 - Industry News

CNBC Postpones Interview With ATA President

CNBC postponed its interview with ATA President and CEO Bill Graves that had been scheduled for this morning. ATA will issue another notice when he is rescheduled to appear on Squawk Box.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

November 6, 2007 - Industry News

ExxonMobil Releases Energy Outlook Through 2030

Continued economic progress, population growth and the pursuit of improved living standards in the developing world will be the key driver of global energy demand over the next two decades, Exxon Mobil Corp

Tags: Fuel and Oil

November 2, 2007 - Industry News

Wisconsin Ups Registration Fees

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

ATA Asks Congress to OK Drug, Alcohol Clearinghouse

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 System Continually Cleans Engine Oil

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

ATA Answers Questions About UCRA Program

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

GasLimit Program Offers Fuel Price Protection

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

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 16, 2007 - Industry News

PA Opens Idle Reduction to Public Comment

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 To Keep Split Speed Limits

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

National Safety Council Urges 55 mph Limit for Trucks

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

Court Grants 90-day Stay in HOS Ruling

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

October 1, 2007 - Industry News

Penray Debuts Diesel Fuel Enhancer

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

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 30, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Responds to Public Citizen Filing on Hours of Service

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

Shippers, Law Enforcement Back ATA on Stay of HOS Rules

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

September 20, 2007 - Industry News

ExxonMobil, Allison Release New Synthetic Transmission Fluid

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

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 11, 2007 - Industry News

Senate Votes to Block Cross-border Trucking Program

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

OOIDA Seeks Hearing on Segments of HOS Ruling

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

ATA Seeks Eight-month Delay in HOS Changes

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 Enhances Winter BioDiesel Fuel Treatment

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

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 4, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Petitions on Two Fronts to Retain HOS Regs

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

Volvo Produces 7 Demo Trucks - Sans Carbon Dioxide

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


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