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September 24, 2001 - Industry News

Government To Train On Cadec Recorders

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will train federal and state investigators on the use of onboard recording devices using Cadec's Mobius TTS onboard computing system

September 24, 2001 - Industry News

Gigou Talks About Volvo's Future

While Mack and Volvo products will remain separate, the newly merged companies are looking for ways to share resources. That's what Michel Gigou, the new CEO of Volvo Trucks North America, told the Greensboro, N.C., News & Record.

September 24, 2001 - Industry News

Desert Storm Leader To Address ATA Conference

Retired General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, commander of U.S. troops in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm during the 1990-91 Persian Gulf war, will speak at the American Trucking Associations' 2001 Management Conference and Exhibition

Tags: Events

September 24, 2001 - Industry News

LEI Shows Economic Uncertainty, Congress Poised To Beef Things Up

The latest economic news still paints an uncertain picture of the nation’s economy, but Congress is getting ready to move ahead with a plan to pump things up

Tags: Economy

September 23, 2001 - Industry News

Freightliner To Idle Plants

Freightliner plans to shut down three of its North American truck plants for a week next month to cut inventories

September 23, 2001 - Industry News

Neil Schuster to Take ITS America Reins

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America announced that Neil D. Schuster will be the organization's new president and CEO, effective Oct. 15

September 23, 2001 - Industry News

Get Ready To Chain Up In Colorado

September usually signals the first snowstorms in Colorado, and with weather forecasters predicting an early winter, truckers need to make sure their chains are ready for the season

September 23, 2001 - Industry News

Commercial Transportation Industry Key To Terrorist Response

The commercial transportation industry will play a pivotal role as American responds to the terrorist strikes, said a top military transporter in a speech last week. Bill Lucas, of the Military Traffic Management Command, told an audience

September 21, 2001 - Industry News

Cummins Powerstore Debuts New Look

Cummins' PowerStore, the company's e-commerce website, has a new look and new services

September 21, 2001 - Industry News

RouteTools Software Offers Drivers Low-Cost Routing Solution

RouteTools, created by Rand McNally, offers over-the-road drivers mapping, mileage, and route management

September 20, 2001 - Industry News

BNSF, CSXI Expand Intermodal Service

Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company and CSX Intermodal are now offering seamless intermodal service between Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston, Texas, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio

Tags: Intermodal

September 20, 2001 - Industry News

Mack Launches Finance Company

Mack Trucks has launched a new captive finance company, Mack Commercial Finance, to offer custom financial service

September 20, 2001 - Industry News

Ambassador Bridge Traffic Reports Available Online

The Ambassador Bridge at the Detroit/Windsor Canadian border has upgraded its Web site to include an hourly update of traffic conditions at the bridge

Tags: Highways

September 20, 2001 - Industry News

Volvo Cuts Production Further

Volvo Trucks North America will cut about 100 jobs at its New River Valley plant in Dublin, Va

September 20, 2001 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks Announces Reorganization

Volvo Trucks North America has announced a major reorganization, eliminating a layer of senior sales management

September 20, 2001 - Industry News

RegScan Offers HazMat Software

RegScan Inc., Williamsport, Pa., has developed a software system called HazMat Loader designed to help with trailer placarding, marking and segregation for domestic hazardous material shipments

September 20, 2001 - Industry News

Senate Panel Confirms Clapp as First FMCSA Administrator

Clapp

The Senate Commerce Committee confirmed Joseph M. Clapp as the first administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

September 20, 2001 - Industry News

Housing Starts Plunge, Trucking To Feel Effects

Trucking companies that rely on moving construction materials will no doubt be disappointed in the latest numbers on new housing starts

Tags: Economy

September 20, 2001 - Industry News

Eaton Wins Permanent Injunction in Patent Infringement Suit Against ArvinMeritor

ArvinMeritor has been ordered to stop making and selling its Engine Synchro Shift transmission automation system as the result of a patent infringement lawsuit by Eaton, a decision it will appeal

September 19, 2001 - Industry News

Magazine Poll: Supply Deliveries Continue to be Disrupted

Increased security continues to disrupt shipments of key manufacturing materials and parts in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentago

Tags: Economy

September 19, 2001 - Industry News

TransFinancial Holdings To Liquidate

TransFinancial Holdings, Lenexa, Kan., which last year closed the two trucking companies it owned, is liquidating

September 19, 2001 - Industry News

Maine Turnpike Converting To E-ZPass

The Maine Turnpike Authority plans to upgrade its electronic toll collection system so it is compatible with the E-ZPass system used in surrounding states

Tags: Highways

September 19, 2001 - Industry News

Hoffa Pulls Out Of Debate

Teamsters President James P. Hoffa has pulled out of a scheduled Friday campaign debate against Tom Leedham, who is running against him for the union's top spot

September 19, 2001 - Industry News

Another Operation Air Brake Scheduled

Nearly 18 percent of the trucks inspected during Sept. 5's Operation Air Brake were put out of service for brake-related defects

September 19, 2001 - Industry News

Clapp Confirmation Expected Tomorrow

Clapp

The Senate Commerce Committee will vote tomorrow on the nomination of Joseph M. Clapp as chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

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