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August 15, 2001 - Industry News

Newly Sold G.I. Trucking Updates Web Site

LTL carrier G.I. Trucking Co. of Brea, Calif., has introduced a redesigned web site at www.gi-truckng.com

August 14, 2001 - Industry News

Orbcomm Names New President and CEO

Orbcomm LLC, Dulles, Va., the new owner of the world's first low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite system, has named Hans E. W. Hoffmann CEO and president

August 14, 2001 - Industry News

Give Emergency Vehicles Wide Berth

Ignore an emergency vehicle in Illinois and you could face a $10,000 fine

August 14, 2001 - Industry News

Small Carrier Has Big Internet Plans

Can a small truckload carrier from Mt. Zion, Ill., succeed where some very big companies have stubbed their toes? We’ll begin to learn the answer on Sept. 6, when the United States Freight Exchange Inc. goes live on the we

August 14, 2001 - Industry News

Shell, Texaco Reportedly Near Deal

Texaco and Shell are reportedly close to striking a deal for Shell to acquire Texaco's share in their Motiva and Equilon joint ventures. That would clear the way for Chevron's planned acquisition of Texaco

August 14, 2001 - Industry News

Atlanta 285 Detours Switch To Northbound

Repaving on I-285 southbound in Atlanta is finished five weeks ahead of schedule

Tags: Highways

August 14, 2001 - Industry News

Car Haulers Protest Non-Union Contract

The Teamsters local in Boston is protesting General Motor's decision to award car-hauling business to non-union Swift Transportation

August 14, 2001 - Industry News

Morgan Sees Revenue Drop, Income Up

A drop in manufactured-home sales helped drive revenues down 16 percent for the Morgan Group, but cost-cutting drop income up

August 14, 2001 - Industry News

Maine Wants Weight Limit Exemption

While they're home on recess, Maine senators and representatives are touting legislation that would allow heavier trucks on the state's Interstate highways

August 14, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Driving Championships This Week

More than 400 of the top professional truck drivers in the U.S. are converging the Minneapolis Convention Center this week for the American Trucking Associations' 2001 National Truck Driving Championships, Aug. 22-25

Tags: Events

August 13, 2001 - Industry News

TEAM Vehicle Sales Opens Indianapolis Center

TEAM Vehicle Sales has opened its new used-truck sales center in Indianapolis

August 13, 2001 - Industry News

Woodrow Bridge Replacement Moves Forward

The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved an agreement between Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia to rebuild and expand the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge spanning the Potomac River

Tags: Highways

August 13, 2001 - Industry News

Oregon Governor May Veto Speed Limit Bill

Oregon may continue to be the only Western state with a speed limit below 70 mph

August 13, 2001 - Industry News

CNF's Emery Worldwide Suspends Operations

CNF Inc., Palo Alto, Calif., has suspended air carrier operations at its Emery Worldwide Airlines unit in response to concerns from the Federal Aviation Administration about aircraft maintenance

August 13, 2001 - Industry News

Pegasus TransTech Replaces Paper At Crete

Document management company Pegasus TransTech, Tampa, Fla., has installed an in-house Transflo digital document system for the Acklie Companies of Lincoln, Neb

August 10, 2001 - Industry News

Nevada Senators Decry Nuclear Transport

Nevada's U.S. Senators want closer scrutiny of hazardous materials shipping after a damaged nuclear waste container was found on a truck bound for the Nevada Test Site

August 10, 2001 - Industry News

Jury Awards $7 Million In Fatal Crash

The California Department of Transportation, a construction contractor and a trucking company have been ordered to pay a total of $7 million resulting from a 1999 fatal crash

August 10, 2001 - Industry News

CARB Certifies Engelhard Particulate Filter

The California Air Resources Board has certified Engelhard Corp.'s DPX catalytic particulate filter for use in diesel retrofits

August 10, 2001 - Industry News

Delphi, Battelle To Develop Fuel Cell Technology

Delphi Automotive Systems and Battelle have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to receive a 10-year, $74.6 million cost-share contract to assist in the further development of solid oxide fuel cell technology

August 10, 2001 - Industry News

Arrow, TIP Team Up To Sell Trailers

Used-truck dealer network Arrow Truck Sales will sell used trailers from trailer-leasing giant Transport International Pool

August 9, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Show To Feature Limited Edition Models

1942 Diamond T at a museum show.

The Pacific Northwest Truck Museum will feature “orphan trucks” -- trucks manufactured in limited quantities -- at its annual truck show, Aug. 25 in Brooks, Ore

Tags: Events

August 9, 2001 - Industry News

Smart Highways Hit Gary, Ind.

An 8-mile stretch of I-65 and a 16-mile stretch of the Borman Expressway in Gary, Ind., should have a "smart highway" traffic management system in place by next month

Tags: Highways

August 9, 2001 - Industry News

TCA Opens Up Driver/Contractor Awards

The Truckload Carriers Assn. this year is opening its Independent Contractor of the Year and Company Equipment Driver of the Year contests to non-TCA members

August 9, 2001 - Industry News

Schneider Logistics Spin-Off On Hold

The economy has put a kink in Schneider's plans to spin off its logistics business as a separate public company

Tags: Events

August 9, 2001 - Industry News

Dina Likely Out Of Truck Business

Mexican bus and truck maker Grupo Dina, technically bankrupt, will either go out of business entirely or, if a debt-restructuring agreement can be reached, will severely downsize and be out of the truck-making business

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