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April 9, 2000 - Industry News

Arrow Truck Sales Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Arrow Truck Sales, Kansas City, MO, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year

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April 9, 2000 - Industry News

Coles Is Dealer Of Year

James E. Coles, president of Western Peterbilt Inc., Seattle, WA, has been named national Truck Dealer of the Year 2000. The annual award, co-sponsored by the American Truck Dealers and Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, is given for excellence in business, industry contributions and community leadership

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April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Speedco and Chevron Partner

Speedco Truck Lube has signed an agreement with Chevron Lubricants to supply Delo 400 motor to its quick lube locations. Speedco has 28 locations and eventually plans to open 50 to 75 service centers along most major

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April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Bendix Improves Web Site

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Elyria, OH, has improved its Web site, bendix.com to make it easier to access Bendix information. The site has been redesigned to include features such as warranty claims and status, troubleshooting information

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April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Penske Buys McDevitt Transportation

Penske Truck Leasing, Reading, PA, has purchased the assets of McDevitt Transportation Services, a truck rental and leasing company based in Manchester, NH. Penske will operate directly from the existing McDevitt leasing facility.

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April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Con-Way Building New Virginia Facility

Con-Way Southern Express, a division of Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, MI, is replacing its Richmond facility with a new freight assembly center in Chester, VA. Construction is expected to be completed in November.

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April 7, 2000 - Industry News

STB Denies Request to Proceed With CN/BNSF Merger

The Surface Transportation Board has denied a request to continue proceedings for the proposed merger of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe and the Canadian National railway systems.

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April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Port Truckers Claim Victory in Investigation

Those trying to win union representation for truckers hauling containers at the nation's ports are claiming an important victory following the Federal Trade Commission's conclusion of an investigation into their organizing activities. Eric Fink, one of the attorneys who has been representing the truckers during the investigation, says he received a phone message last week from the FTC that they have concluded their investigation and decided not to take any enforcement action

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April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters-Overnite Talks Going Nowhere

Contract negotiations between Overnite Transportation and the Teamsters union resumed last week, but the union accused the less-than-truckload company of stonewalling

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April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Tensions Grow In Teamsters/AWG Conflict

A southern Missouri town has canceled an Easter egg hunt and Oklahoma workers are being replaced after staying home in a sympathy strike as the Teamsters union continues to picket Associated Wholesale Grocers facilities in Springfield, MO, and Kansas City, KS

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April 7, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Considering Freightliner Pickup

DaimlerChrysler AG is reportedly exploring development of Class 4-type pickup to be sold under the Freightliner nameplate. According to Stark's News Service the company is considering a broad strategy for its Dodge Ram pickups with two platforms

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April 7, 2000 - Industry News

U.S. Election: Mexican Truckers Will Be Rooting For Bush

Whether or not Mexican truckers gain full access to the U.S. likely depends on the upcoming presidential election, according to Roger Gray, a San Antonio bilateral trade specialist. Gray recently told Reuters news service that a victory

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Low May Try To Unseat KLLM Board

New Prime Inc. president Robert Low has reportedly requested a list of KLLM Transport Services Inc. stockholders, possibly to solicit consent to remove the KLLM board of directors. Low owns 13% of KLLM shares and has expressed

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April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Missouri I-44 Closed From Truck Accident

Interstate 44 in south central Missouri near St. Robert is closed as bridge repairs are made following a fatal truck wreck

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April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo, Renault Make Progress In Takeover Talks

AB Volvo of Sweden, which entered high-level talks last month to acquire Renault's commercial truck division, resolved two of a "handful" of key issues in negotiations with Renault that should lead to a deal by the end of this month to purchase the Renault Vehicules Industriels commercial vehicles unit, a company source disclosed to Stark's News Service Interactive

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April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Safety Groups Concerned About New Canadian Hours Rules

Safety and consumer organizations in the United States expressed concern about the safety of new Canadian standards that will allow truckers to drive 14 hours in a shift and 84 hours in a week

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April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Agree To Restraining Order

Following reports of violence in the Associated Wholesale Grocers lockout of union workers in Springfield, MO, the Teamsters union has agreed to the terms of a temporary restraining order

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April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Truck Dealers Ready For Annual Meeting

Hot topics such as the used truck glut, industry consolidation and how the Internet affects the truck sales process will no doubt be subjects of discussion during the American Truck Dealers annual meeting starting in San Antonio tomorrow

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April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Major I-95 Nighttime Lane Closures Begin April 11

Over the next three weeks, beginning Tuesday night, April 11, expect lane closures as well as traffic stoppages on I-95 at Springfield, VA, weeknights between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m

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April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Dealers Offer Purchase Incentives

Now through May 15, customers who purchase a new Peterbilt from dealer inventories can save thousands of dollars through a new purchase incentive program

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April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian Truckers Urge Fuel-Tax Relief

The Canadian Trucking Alliance says it welcomes recent statements in the House of Commons from federal finance minister Paul Martin that the federal government might reduce its excise taxes on fuel, so long as the provincial governments reduce theirs as well

April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Asche Transportation Delays Filing Financial Statements

Asche Transportation Services, Shannon, IL, has had to delay filing its annual financial statements

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April 6, 2000 - Industry News

TruckersCo-op Announces Agreement With PNV

Celadon's new TruckersCo-op.com subsidiary, a business-to-business cost savings Web site for the trucking industry, signed a marketing agreement with PNV for TruckersCo-op.com

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April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Penske Leasing Acquires McDevitt Transportation Services

Penske Truck Leasing, Reading, PA, completed the acquisition of the assets of McDevitt Transportation Services, a truck rental and leasing company based in Manchester, NH

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April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers, Shippers Renew Push for Higher Weight Limit

Against all odds, truckers and shippers renewed a Capitol Hill campaign to allow states to raise truck weight limits to 97,000 pounds. The effort, launched this week at a Capitol Hill meeting by Americans for Safe and Efficient Transportation, revives a piece of legislation introduced last year that would give states the authority to set the higher limits. The bill, H.R. 1667, also would require the heavier trucks to have a sixth axle at the rear of the trailer to spread the weight

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