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February 2, 2001 - Industry News

Garden State International Changes Name, Grows

Kurtt International Trucks is the new name of Garden State International Trucks, San Jose, Calif

February 2, 2001 - Industry News

Josam Adds Training Centers

Two additional training centers have been opened by Josam Products, a major manufacturer of truck and bus frame and alignment equipment

February 2, 2001 - Industry News

Pro Stop Truck Service To Handle Goodyear Tires

Pro Stop Truck Service, service provider for its corporate fleet partners Dart Transit and Fleetline, will now provide new Goodyear commercial truck tires and retreads at its various locations

February 2, 2001 - Industry News

LiveListings.com Offers Aftermarket Parts

Seattle-based LiveListings.com has announced the launch of a web-based exchange for truck, automotive and industrial aftermarket parts

February 2, 2001 - Industry News

Nistevo Crosses Corporate Borders

For truckload carriers, Nistevo must seem like a good country club. It's probably a great place to network, but you can't get in without an invitation

February 2, 2001 - Industry News

Volvo Posts 2000 Profit, Despite Soft North American Market

Sweden’s AB Volvo surprised market analysts with profits of 4.7 billion kroner (about $500 million) for 2000

February 2, 2001 - Industry News

Michelin Sues Bridgestone/Firestone in Retreading Lawsuit

Michelin Retread Technologies and Michelin North America have filed suit against Bridgestone/Firestone

February 2, 2001 - Industry News

Logistics.com Gets a Makeover

Logistics.com has a new look

February 1, 2001 - Industry News

Oshkosh Puts Parts On the Web

Oshkosh Truck Corp. of Oshkosh, Wis., is expanding availability of truck parts manuals and ordering to the Internet

February 1, 2001 - Industry News

Web Exchange, The Dock, Offers Trucks & Trailers

Los Angeles-based The Dock, a web-based industrial equipment exchange, has announced that it secured more than 3,500 advance members, $1 billion in committed assets and 85,000 individual pieces of equipment at launch in December

February 1, 2001 - Industry News

Truckers Asked to Avoid Salt Lake City During Olympics

The 2002 Winter Olympics are a year away, but organizers are already asking truckers to avoid the area around Salt Lake City during the games

Tags: Highways

February 1, 2001 - Industry News

Ex-Teamsters Boss Pleads Innocent

Former Teamsters President Ron Carey pleaded innocent to charges that he lied about his campaign using union money

February 1, 2001 - Industry News

New Penn Opens Buffalo Terminal

New Penn Motor Express, Lebanon, Pa., has completed construction of a new facility in the Buffalo, N.Y., area

February 1, 2001 - Industry News

California Verifies PuriNOx as Diesel Alternative

The California Air Resources Board has formally certified PuriNOx, a special emulsion of diesel fuel and water, as an alternative fuel

January 31, 2001 - Industry News

Kenworth Lays Off More in Ohio

Kenwoth's Chillicothe, Ohio, plan is going through another round of layoffs

January 31, 2001 - Industry News

Small Business Bill Would Raise Insurance and Meal Deductions

A bill in the U.S. Senate would allow self-employed individuals to deduct 100% of health insurance costs starting in 2001 and would increase the business meal deduction to 80% for small businesses

January 31, 2001 - Industry News

Trucking Welcomes Interest Rate Cut

Trucking and the rest of the U.S. economy received news they were hoping for yesterday, helping overshadow other glum financial reports issued earlier in the day and on Tuesday

Tags: Economy

January 31, 2001 - Industry News

Poll Supports Arkansas Highway Reform

According to a group backed by the Arkansas Trucking Association, 80 percent of 400 state residents surveyed support proposed reform of the Arkansas Highway Commission

January 31, 2001 - Industry News

Old Dominion Buys Carter & Sons Assets

Old Dominion Freight Line, a "super-regional" less-than-truckload carrier, has purchased equipment and service centers from Carter & Sons Freightways of Carrollton, Texas

January 31, 2001 - Industry News

A Weaker Economy, But No Recession Expected

There has been talk that we will see the first economic recession in 10 years, but a soft landing and slow growth for about a year is more likely

Tags: Economy

January 31, 2001 - Industry News

San Francisco Proposes Daytime Truck Ban

San Francisco officials want to ban trucks 25 feet or longer from much of the downtown area between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on weekdays

January 31, 2001 - Industry News

Roadway Buys OmniExpress for 20 Terminals

San Diego-based Qualcomm announced that LTL carrier Roadway Express will deploy the OmniExpress mobile communications system at 20 of the company’s 388 terminals

January 30, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Parking: Perception vs. Reality

No question we're in a big-rig parking jam. Fleets and drivers see it as a shortage of spaces. NATSO says fleets just aren't planning ahead

January 30, 2001 - Industry News

International Signs Big Promotional Deal With NASCAR

International Truck and Engine Corp. has signed a four-year marketing agreement to become an official status sponsor of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR).

January 30, 2001 - Industry News

New EPA Head Expected to Review Emissions Rules

The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed former New Jersey Gov. Christie Whitman as the new administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday.

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