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August 15, 2002 - Industry News

Border Tunnel Considers Truck Ban

The Detroit & Canada Tunnel Corp. is considering limiting or eliminating truck traffic through the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel

August 15, 2002 - Industry News

EPA Certifies Second Cummins Engine

Cummins announced it has received certification for its medium-duty ISB engine from the Environmental Protection Agency for meeting the Oct. 1 emissions regulations

August 15, 2002 - Industry News

Sirius Says Reports Of Bankruptcy Are False

One of the nation’s two satellite radio service providers on Thursday fired back at what they say are false news reports about their financial condition

August 15, 2002 - Industry News

Industrial Production Up Slightly

Industrial production in the United States managed to increase in July, but still turned in its weakest performance since April

Tags: Economy

August 14, 2002 - Industry News

Volvo Recalls More Than 2,000 VHDs

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that Volvo Trucks North America has recalled more than 2,300 Volvo Model VHD trucks because of a steering problem

August 14, 2002 - Industry News

Container Security, Highway Repairs In Vetoed Bill

Funds to improve the security of intermodal containers coming into the country and for emergency highway repairs were included in a homeland security bill vetoed by President Bush

August 14, 2002 - Industry News

Bennett Buys Morgan Manufactured Housing Division

Bennett Truck Transport, McDonough, Ga., has bought the manufactured housing transportation division of competitor Morgan Drive Away, Elkhart, Ind

August 14, 2002 - Industry News

New PacLease To Serve Jackson, Miss.

CapLease LLC, a division of Peterbilt of Mississippi, recently joined the PacLease System with a location in Pearl, Miss

August 14, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins Celebrates 10th Anniversary Of Midrange Plant

Cummins is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Columbus Midrange Engine Plant in Columbus, Ind

August 14, 2002 - Industry News

Freightliner Adds Extended, Crew Cab Models To M2 Line

An extended cab option is the latest in Freightliner's new Business Class M2 line.

Freightliner introduced Extended Cab and Crew Cab models for its new Business Class M2 line of medium-duty and vocational trucks

August 13, 2002 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Submits Series 60 For EPA Certification

Detroit Diesel announced that it has submitted applications to the Environmental Protection Agency for emissions certification of its Series 60 diesel engines

August 13, 2002 - Industry News

BFGoodrich Introduces Truck Tire Web Site

BFGoodrich Commercial Truck Tires has introduced a comprehensive new web site at www.bfgoodrichtrucktires.com.

August 13, 2002 - Industry News

Operation Air Brake Scheduled

Commercial vehicle enforcement agencies throughout Canada and the United States will conduct 12 hours of brake safety roadside inspections Sept. 5 as part of Operation Air Brake

August 13, 2002 - Industry News

Interest Rates Unchanged, Retail Sales Up

The Federal Reserve on Tuesday decided to keep interest rates unchanged, the same day a new report showed retail sales increased in July

Tags: Economy

August 13, 2002 - Industry News

Petro Revenue Down, Earnings Up

Petro Stopping Centers posted second quarter net income of $2.7 million, compared to a net loss of $899,000 for the same period last year

August 12, 2002 - Industry News

Wheaton Establishes JB Cupp Safety Award

Wheaton World Wide Moving, Indianapolis, has announced a new performance award: the JB Cupp Safety Performance Award

August 12, 2002 - Industry News

SafetyFirst To Sell Eagle Eye

SafetyFirst, Cresskill, N.J., will sell Transportation Safety Technologies’ Eagle Eye Obstacle Detection System

August 12, 2002 - Industry News

Minorplanet Signs Agreement With Cingular

Minorplanet Systems USA, Richardson, Texas, has signed a wireless agent agreement for GSM service with Cingular Wireless

August 12, 2002 - Industry News

Peregrine Sells Trucking Business

Peregrine Systems, San Diego, announced the sale of its transportation asset management business to Maximus Inc

August 12, 2002 - Industry News

Missouri Considers Tolls Roads

As Missouri highway officials figure out what to do now that a fuel and sales tax provision to pay for highway improvements was soundly defeated, they are looking at the possibility of tolls

Tags: Highways

August 12, 2002 - Industry News

Illinois Awards Contract For Automated Toll Violation Processing System

The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority has awarded TransCore a three-year, $38 million contract to install and manage an automated toll violation processing center

Tags: Highways

August 12, 2002 - Industry News

Streets Closed To Trucks Near White House

The Secret Service has banned trucks from several blocks that run near the White House

August 12, 2002 - Industry News

October Likely To See Layoffs

At least two manufacturers will likely lay off workers after new engine emissions regulations take effect Oct. 1

August 12, 2002 - Industry News

Drivers, Inspectors Compete For Top Honors

Some of the nation’s best truckers and truck inspectors are converging on Milwaukee this week to compete in contests designed to honor the best of the best

Tags: Events

August 11, 2002 - Industry News

Government Scales Back TIPS Plan

After heavy criticism and action by Congress to prohibit it, a Bush administration proposal to develop a network of anti-terrorism tipsters, including truckers, is being scaled back

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