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February 4, 2008 - Industry News

Peters: $68 Billion DOT Budget Offers Congestion Relief

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters Monday said President Bush's $68 billion budget for the U.S. Department of Transportation will help fund the department's safety programs, finance congestion relief program

February 4, 2008 - Industry News

Delo Offers Nitrite-free Extended Life Coolant

Chevron's Delo brand of engine oils, lubricants and coolants, has introduced the latest member of its product family, Delo Extended Life Coolant/Antifreeze - Nitrite Free (DELO ELC-NF). The new Extended Life Coolant (ELC)

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January 28, 2008 - Industry News

Corporate Express Converts Fleets to B20 Biodiesel

Corporate Express US Inc. is now fueling the majority of its delivery truck fleets in Colorado and Kansas with Blue Sun's Fusion B20 biodiesel - an ultra low sulfur fuel featuring 20 percent virgin oilseed-based biodiesel from renewable crops

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January 16, 2008 - Industry News

Fleet Execs: Higher Fuel Prices Seen Over Next Year

eyefortransport recently completed a two-year survey of more than 300 North American fleet executives to establish the concerns and strategies of those in charge of fueling North America's fleets amidst concerns over the changing price of oil.

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January 15, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Up 86 Cents Over Same Time Last Year

The average retail price in the U.S. for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 5 cents Monday to $3.326, according to the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) weekly fuel price report. The national average is 86.3 cents highe

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December 27, 2007 - Industry News

FMCSA Proposes Mandatory Training for CDL Applicants

Individuals seeking new commercial driver's licenses (CDL) would be required to complete both classroom and behind-the-wheel training from an accredited educational program or institution under a proposed rule announced Thursda

December 19, 2007 - Industry News

President Bush Signs Energy Bill

President Bush Wednesday signed an energy bill that, among other things, sets the government on a course to start regulating fuel efficiency for heavy-duty trucks. It also requires that biofuels be blended with standard petroleum fuels on an annual schedule

December 18, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Testifies Today in Support of HOS Rule

The American Trucking Associations will testify today before a Senate Subcommittee that it supports the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's recent Interim Final Rule on driver's hours of service. The interi

December 18, 2007 - Industry News

Bush Signs Energy Bill

President Bush today signed an energy bill that, among other things, sets the government on a course to start regulating fuel efficiency for heavy-duty trucks. It also requires that biofuels be blende

December 13, 2007 - Industry News

ConocoPhillips Academy Updates Training Programs

ConocoPhillips Lubricants Academy has updated a range of its web and classroom-style courses for ConocoPhillips marketers. Computer modules and in-depth offsite product training courses

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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 Tuesda

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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