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April 24, 2001 - Industry News

Paccar Profits Down

Paccar Inc., parent of Kenworth and Peterbilt, reported first quarter 2001 net income of $44.3 million on sales of $1.5 billion

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April 24, 2001 - Industry News

Trucking Company Faces Record Fine in Iowa

An Ohio trucking company could be fines more than $380,000 for allegedly transporting a super-heavy load without a permit

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April 24, 2001 - Industry News

Rail-to-Truck Facility Built in New York

Responding to pressures to reduce the number of trucks coming into the Big Apple, New York Regional Rail Corp. has completed its first "transload facility" at its Bush Terminal Yard in Brooklyn

Tags: Intermodal

April 24, 2001 - Industry News

Plasma Reactor Could Cut Diesel Exhaust

Scientists in Washington state say they've found a way to turn harmful nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel engines into harmless nitrogen

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April 24, 2001 - Industry News

Haldex Teams up with Collision Avoidance Company

Haldex Brake Systems has teamed up with a company that hopes to get at least 15 percent of a collision avoidance systems market currently dominated by Eaton VORAD

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April 24, 2001 - Industry News

Petro Signs on for NATSO Blood Drive

Petro Stopping Centers has committed its locations to help collect blood for the "Drive to Save Lives" blood drive coordinated by The NATSO Foundation

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April 24, 2001 - Industry News

Stanford Elected Foundation Chairman

Tom Stanford, travel plaza consultant and publisher of Newport Communications' RoadStar and Truckstop/Travel Plaza magazines, has been elected chairman of The NATSO Foundation

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April 24, 2001 - Industry News

NATSO Under New Leadership

NATSO, the professional association representing America' travel plaza and truckstop industry, announced the election of a new executive committee

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April 24, 2001 - Industry News

AMBEST Enhances Shower Program

AMBEST has enhanced its shower program

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April 23, 2001 - Industry News

TMI Satellite Service Arrives in Mexico Via ASTRUM

Canadian satellite communications provider TMI Communications has announced a 10-year partnership agreement with ASTRUM Comunicaciones, a Mexican telecommunications company, for satellite communications services to Mexican organizations deploying mobile assets, fleets or workforces

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April 23, 2001 - Industry News

ATD Panel: OEM Partnerships Will Continue Reshaping World Truck Marketplace

Consolidations among the world’s truck manufacturers will continue, as will their alliances and partnerships with suppliers. And these actions will change how business is done with and by truck dealers, parts house and repair shops.

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April 23, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Dealers Call For Better Relations With Manufacturers

For truck dealers to survive and prosper in today's complex business world, several things must happen, according to American Truck Dealers Chairman Stanley DeVore, Jr., of Casper Truck Center, Casper, Wyo

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April 23, 2001 - Industry News

Logistics.com Introduces OptiManage Capacity Finder

Logistics.com, the Internet logistics and software company, has introduced OptiManage Capacity Finder, which will be implemented by Seattle-based Airborne Express

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April 23, 2001 - Industry News

Swift, Yellow, Arkansas Best Report First Quarter Results

Swift Transportation, Phoenix, saw its net earnings slashed for the first quarter despite increased revenues

Tags: Fleets

April 23, 2001 - Industry News

Williams to Give Away NASCAR Prizes

Williams TravelCenters will give away a Chevy Monte Carlo and a chance to be part of a NASCAR pit crew during a summer promotion

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April 23, 2001 - Industry News

Exxon Posts Record Earnings

Exxon Mobil Corp. reported record first quarter earnings of $5.05 billion, a 51% increase over first quarter 2000

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April 23, 2001 - Industry News

TMC Schedules Summer Meeting, Elects Officers

The Technology & Maintenance Council will hold a Summer Meeting on June 11-14 at Point Hilton Squaw Peak, Phoenix, bearing the theme, "Answering Technology's Call.

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April 23, 2001 - Industry News

Navistar Back in the Black

Despite continued weakness in the new and used truck markets, Navistar International Corp. expects to show a profit for its second fiscal quarter ending April 30

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April 23, 2001 - Industry News

Stay Out of Left Lane in Charleston

South Carolina legislators wanted to keep trucks out of the left lane of Interstate 26 through the Charleston area, but the state trucking association managed to keep lawmakers from enacting an outright ban

Tags: Highways

April 23, 2001 - Industry News

MGM Transport Selects MobileMax2

Mobile communications provider Aether Systems of Owings Mills, Md., has announced that MGM Transport, High Point, N.C., has selected Aehter’s MobileMax2 wireless communications system

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April 23, 2001 - Industry News

Goodbye To DriverNet

It’s all over for DriverNet. The Kansas City-based company has voluntarily filed for bankruptcy, less than two months after it filed for bankruptcy protection

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April 22, 2001 - Industry News

Dealer Of The Year Named

W.A. "Bill" Ward, president and owner of Ward International Trucks, Mobile, Ala., has been honored as the Heavy Duty Trucking/American Truck Dealers 2001 Truck Dealer of the Year

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April 20, 2001 - Industry News

Kenworth Makes Four-Spoke Steering Wheel Standard

Kenworth has made a four-spoke steering wheel standard on all its Class 8 trucks

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April 20, 2001 - Industry News

Court Denies Overnite Appeal

After a U.S. Court of Appeals denied its request for a rehearing, less-than-truckload carrier Overnite Transportation will abide by the National Labor Relations Board's decision that it must negotiate with the Teamsters union at four Overnite terminals

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April 20, 2001 - Industry News

Airborne Express Launches Ground Delivery Service

Airborne Express, Seattle, announced the launch of a nationwide Ground Delivery Service, with the aim of competing better against industry giants UPS and FedEx

Tags: Fleets

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