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July 22, 2002 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Introduces Dodge Branded Sprinter

The Sprinter van was previously distributed under the Freightliner name.

DaimlerChrysler Vans LLC, the U.S. distributor of Sprinter Vans, has announced the introduction of the company's new Dodge Sprinter

July 21, 2002 - Industry News

Pakistani Truck Part Of 'Silk Road' Exhibit

A brightly painted, chromed commercial truck from Pakistan might not be what you would expect at the famed Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. But that’s exactly what visitors to the recent special exhibit “The Silk Road” got to see

July 21, 2002 - Industry News

Bill Would Kill Terrorist Tips Plan

A plan announced last week by President Bush to enroll the assistance of truckers and others to report possible terrorist-related suspicious activity looks like it may be killed off on Capitol Hill

July 21, 2002 - Industry News

PayMaxx To Provide Payroll Services For Fleet One Customers

Fleet One has chosen PayMaxx to provide payroll and human resources products to Fleet One's customers

July 21, 2002 - Industry News

Praxair Chooses Eagle Eye Obstacle Detection System

A large industrial gases company is installing the Eagle Eye Obstacle Detection System in some of its trucks

July 21, 2002 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Targets Trucks In Week-Long Crackdown

Pennsylvania’s three primary commercial-vehicle enforcement agencies kicked off a weeklong, statewide truck-inspection program Sunday

July 21, 2002 - Industry News

FMCSA Fines Seven Moving Companies

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has fined seven for-hire motor carriers hauling primarily household goods from Florida after the agency received complaints from consumers

July 21, 2002 - Industry News

ITS Attendance Up

Organizers of the International Trucking Show, held last month in Las Vegas, report attendance numbers up from last year

Tags: Events

July 19, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins Reports 2nd Quarter Increase

Cummins Inc. saw a significant increase in its heavy duty engine sales for the second quarter, but higher sales for all automotive engines indicates that recovery is under way

July 18, 2002 - Industry News

EPA Certifies Mack Engines For October '02

Mack Trucks this week received certification from the Environmental Protection Agency that its on-highway ASET engines meet the October 2002 emissions standards

July 18, 2002 - Industry News

Ten Carriers Report Latest Financials

Things are looking up among trucking companies, as many report improvement in financial statements released Thursday

July 18, 2002 - Industry News

Longshoremen Make Offer In Port Talks

Seeking to avoid a strike at West Coast ports, which could put port truckers temporarily out of work, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union has offered to accept new technologie

Tags: Intermodal

July 18, 2002 - Industry News

New Fuel Optimization Software Aimed At Small Fleets

Rand McNally's Transportation Data Management subsidiary and Integrated Decision Support Corporation (IDSC) have teamed up to provide Fuel Advice, a fuel optimized routing solution targeted to small fleets

July 18, 2002 - Industry News

Words Fly In '02 Emissions Battle

The war of words continues to heat up as the October emissions deadline draws near. The American Trucking Associations has filed a brief in support of Caterpillar in its suit against the federal government, while Cummins and Caterpillar continue to go head-to-head over the new engines and the Clean Air Trust attacks draft legislation aimed at helping motor carriers deal with the fallout

July 18, 2002 - Industry News

TCA To Hold Audio Conference On SafeStat

The truckload Carriers Assn.’s Truckload Academy will hold an audio conference on “Controlling Your SafeStat Numbers” August 14

July 18, 2002 - Industry News

Freightliner Back in the Black

DaimlerChrysler says its Freightliner, Sterling and Thomas Built Buses business unit returned to profitability in the second quarter

July 18, 2002 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Posts Sales, Profit Gains

Stronger build rates for Class 8 trucks in North America had a major impact on ArvinMeritor’s third quarter revenue

July 17, 2002 - Industry News

Lufkin Sees Improvement in Trailer Demand

A pickup in volumes and backlog for trailer products indicates that the domestic economy is improving, says Douglas Smith, president and CEO of Lufkin Industries

July 17, 2002 - Industry News

Dana Profits Up

Dana Corp.posted second quarter net income of $52 million, compared to $14 million for second quarter 2001

July 17, 2002 - Industry News

Border Update: Will Mexico Allow Access?

Even as the U.S. government predicts it will be ready to allow Mexican trucks access by the end of the summer, Mexico appears to be balking at allowing reciprocal access

July 17, 2002 - Industry News

Government Plans Hotline In War On Terrorism

The Bush Administration plans to set up a phone hotline to encourage truckers and others to report tips on suspicious activity

July 17, 2002 - Industry News

West Virginia Coal Truck Bill Sparks Passionate Arguments

A bill being considered in a special session of the West Virginia Legislature that would raise weight limits for coal trucks has sparked a firestorm of passionate response from state residents – mostly against it

July 17, 2002 - Industry News

Carrier Transicold Honors Dealers

Carrier Transicold, Syracuse, N.Y., recently recognized its top dealers

July 17, 2002 - Industry News

USA Truck Records Record Revenues

USA Truck, Van Buren, Ark., announced record operating revenues for the quarter

July 17, 2002 - Industry News

New Portal Offers Procurement Savings

AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp. introduced its third trucking industry portal, CarrierFleetXchange

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