June 24, 2001 - Industry News
In light of the recent announcement by Bering Truck Corp. and Bering Distribution that they are closing their doors, Hyundai Motor Company announced that it is looking for ways to provide support for Bering dealers and customers
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters opens its 26th International Convention today in Las Vegas
The Department of Labor is holding several public forums around the country to discuss possible approaches to addressing ergonomic hazards in the workplace
June 22, 2001 - Industry News
TruckingMall Corp. will join the mobile communication and application competition with the debut of its new services at the International Truck Show in Las Vegas
New York state has moved another step closer to becoming the first state in the nation to ban the use of hand-held mobile phones while driving.
June 21, 2001 - Industry News
Web-based freight exchange NTE and FreightMatrix, a transportation exchange and logistics site, have announced that FreightMatrix customers will be able to access the NTE exchange directly through the FreightMatrix site
Kenworth and Contract Freighters Inc. are teaming up once again to race a Kenworth T2000 in the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, to be held June 30.
Veteran racer and designer Bruce Canepa of Santa Cruz,
Donaldson Co., Minneapolis, has formed an Exhaust and Emissions Group
A.J. "Buster" Blalock, Vice President of Tidewater Transportation Co. of Charleston, has been elected chairman of the board the South Carolina Trucking Assn.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has been busy lately, shutting down carriers in Kansas and California
In the first step in their commercial vehicle collaboration, DaimlerChrysler and Hyundai have announced a joint venture to produce diesel engines in Korea
The Research and Special Services Administration has once again asserted its authority over hazardous materials transportation, overturning a Cleveland rule limiting the movement of certain radioactive materials in the downtown area
Penske Logistics of Reading, Pa., has opened a 208,000-square-foot distribution center in Los Indios, Texas, consolidating operations and for Delphi Delco Electronic Systems
My Yellow has been named the best transportation web site in a national ranking of the top 100 e-Businesses byInternetWeek magazine
The House Appropriations Committee pared back Bush administration plans for beefing up truck and bus safety enforcement
Trailer tracking has found its way into the advertising world. People who pay for ads on the sides of trailers now use trailer tracking to confirm where their ads are and how many people see them
Bering, the company that was making and importing a line of Class 3-8 trucks in partnership with Hyundai, has suspended operations and is pursuing legal action against Hyundai for dumping them in favor of an alliance with DaimlerChrysler
June 20, 2001 - Industry News
The California state Senate has passed a bill that would give the California Department of Transportation authority to prohibit long trucks from traveling on certain state highways
Nearly a quarter of the trucks and buses inspected during International Roadcheck 2001 were put out of service, but that's an improvement from last year's numbers
The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway and CSX Intermodal have teamed up to expand BNSF's Ice Cold Express refrigerated freight servic
A new international cargo handling facility has opened at the Port of Tampa
Arrow Truck Sales, Kansas City, Mo., has created a new position to help target fleet and business-to-business sales
Teletrac Inc., Vista, Calif., which describes itself as a provider of wireless metropolitan location and data solutions, will use Numerex data networks for a variety of wireless location and communications services
The Used Truck Association has released guidelines to establish the condition of a used truck as agreed to by both the seller and the buyer.
Detroit Diesel is offering a knowledge-building program designed to elevate a used truck salesperson’s understanding of diesel engines and technologies
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