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July 5, 2001 - Industry News

Cooling Supplier On Fast Track

At a time when most trucking suppliers are feeling the pain of the industry downturn, business at American Cooling Systems is booming

July 5, 2001 - Industry News

Paccar Increasing Truck Build Rates

Paccar is increasing the build rates at some of its manufacturing plants in the coming weeks

July 5, 2001 - Industry News

Lockheed Delivers High-Tech Driver Training System

A new high-tech truck driver training simulator system just delivered to the Singapore Ministry of Defense could be the model for future training of U.S. drivers

July 5, 2001 - Industry News

TransAm Expecting Cost Savings With Auxiliary Power

TransAm Trucking Inc. of Olathe, Kansas is spec'ing its fleet of over 1,000 tractors with auxiliary power units from Toronto-based RigMaster Power

July 4, 2001 - Industry News

I-285 To Reopen This Weekend

Eastbound I-285 at Ga. 400 will reopen two weeks ahead of schedule

Tags: Highways

July 4, 2001 - Industry News

ATA Urges Congress To Allow Mexican Trucks

"Deeply concerned" by the House of Representative's move last week to block the access of Mexican trucks under the North American Free Trade Agreement, the American Trucking Associations last week sent a letter to Senate Republican Leader Trent Lott urging implementation

July 3, 2001 - Industry News

May Factory Orders Increase Following April Drop

New numbers released Tuesday by the U.S. Commerce Department show factory orders in the United States increased the most in nearly a year

Tags: Economy

July 3, 2001 - Industry News

New Hampshire Passes Negligent Driving Law

A new law in New Hampshire could hold truckers responsible for problems such as not clearing ice off their rigs

July 3, 2001 - Industry News

Eaton Buys Mexican Clutch Business

Eaton Corp. has acquired the heavy-duty and medium-duty truck clutch manufacturing assets of Transmisiones TSP, S.A. de C.V

July 3, 2001 - Industry News

Dave Nemo Gets New Website

Dave Nemo

Trucking radio veteran Dave Nemo has a new web site, DaveNemoNetwork.com.

July 3, 2001 - Industry News

Transplace Marks One Year of Web Operations

Transplace, the Internet-based transportation logistics company of Plano, Texas, has released a report-card of sorts on its first anniversary of operations

July 3, 2001 - Industry News

1938 Kenworth Finishes Great Race In Top 15

CAT Scale's 1938 Kenworth crosses the finish line in Pasadena, Calif.

On June 30, CAT Scale's 1938 Kenworth crossed the finish line in Pasadena, Calif., completing a 4,500-mile race across America

Tags: Events

July 3, 2001 - Industry News

McLeod Introduces FreeStanding WebEDI

McLeod Software, Birmingham, Ala., now offers its web-based EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) module as a stand-alone product

July 3, 2001 - Industry News

Trucks Are Pikes Peak Crowd Pleaser

Bruce Canepa and the Kenworth race truck, top and right, bettered their performance this year, while record-holder Mike Ryan and the Freightliner race truck, bottom, failed to finish the course.

The 79th Pikes Peak Race to the Clouds saw two big rig entries for this year, but only one finisher. Bruce Canepa, driving the CFI Kenworth T2000 uphill race truck, bettered his own recor

Tags: Events

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Advance Tax Refunds Start End of July

Sometime between the end of July and the end of September, most taxpayers should receive a check from the U.S. government

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Manufacturing, Spending, Construction Numbers Show Promise

Monday's June report from the National Association of Purchasing managers showed the manufacturing sector at its strongest in seven months

Tags: Economy

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Traffic Growing At L.A. Port

Truck traffic at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., is expected to double in the next 20 years

Tags: Intermodal

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

All Trucks Must Weigh In Florida

As Florida gets closer to finishing rebuilding its weigh stations, it has lifted a temporary measure that let empty car carriers and flatbedders bypass the scales

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Alternative Truck Driving Championships Scheduled

Truck driving champs whose companies aren't American Trucking Associations members can compete in an alternate national competition

Tags: Events

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Oshkosh To Acquire Dutch Refuse Truck Maker

Oshkosh Truck Corp. is buying the Geesink Norba Group, a European manufacturer of refuse collection vehicles

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Wheel Kills Toronto Man

Four years after the last reported wheel-off incident in Ontario, a Toronto man was killed last week when a set of dual wheels separated from a trailer hauled by American transport company on Hwy. 401 near Whitby, Ont

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

RODI Suspends Operations

A company that aimed to supply the trucking industry with a revolutionary new type of diesel engine has suspended operations

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Swift, M.S. Carriers Close Merger

It's official: Swift Transportation and M.S. Carriers have merged to create what they say is the largest truckload carrier in the country

June 30, 2001 - Industry News

Truckers Seek HOS Exemption To Test Fatigue Management Program

Two trucking companies working with well-known sleep scientist William C. Dement have put together a fatigue management program they believe can serve as an alternative to the hours of service rules

June 29, 2001 - Industry News

West Coast Port Coalition To Look At Extended Gate Hours

A recently formed coalition of West Coast port interests wants to see if extended gate hours will help resolve congestion problems

Tags: Intermodal

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