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November 19, 2002 - Industry News

Schneider National Named 2002 IANA Intermodal Award Winner

The Intermodal Assn. of North America (IANA) announced that Schneider National has been selected as a co-recipient of the 2002 IANA Intermodal Achievement Award

Tags: Intermodal

November 19, 2002 - Industry News

UAW Files $3.5 Million Lawsuit Against Paccar

The United Auto Workers filed a $3.5 million lawsuit against Paccar Inc. in federal court in Nashville, Tenn. Tuesday

November 19, 2002 - Industry News

Trade Improves In September

The overall U.S. trade deficit fell slightly in September to $38.03 billion, the second highest level on record, while exports of goods increased

Tags: Economy

November 19, 2002 - Industry News

400% Toll Hike On 7 Bridges Prompts Move For Lawsuit

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission voted this week to ease the burden that a more than 400% toll hike would have put on trucks crossing the commission's seven toll bridges in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

November 19, 2002 - Industry News

Arizona Conference To Explore Clean Heavy Duty Vehicles

WestStart, the U.S. Army National Automotive Center and the U.S. Department of Transportation are hosting the 3rd annual, "Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles: Setting the Direction for Advanced Technologies and Fuels" conference, scheduled Feb. 19-21, in Tempe, Ariz.

Tags: Events

November 19, 2002 - Industry News

Truckers Petition Maritime Commission To Probe Marine Terminal Practices

The Assn. of Bi-State Motor Carriers Inc. has petitioned the Federal Maritime Commission to investigate what it calls the "egregious unreasonable practices" of some members of the New York Terminal Conference

November 19, 2002 - Industry News

Praxair Chooses Iteris Lane Guidance System

Iteris Inc.of Anaheim, Calif., a subsidiary of Odetics Inc., announced that Praxair Inc. of Danbury, Conn., has ordered 200 new trucks with the Iteris Lane Guidance lane departure warning syste

November 19, 2002 - Industry News

FedEx Freight Installs Linux Web Server System

FedEx Freight recently installed 15 Red Hat Linux 7.2 and 7.3 servers running Apache web server to act as a front end to its customer service application,

November 19, 2002 - Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso Develops Aluminum Tanker

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp., Tokyo, Japan, has developed a tanker truck with an aluminum frame that weighs less than one made of steel, while increasing maximum load capacity

November 19, 2002 - Industry News

Prophesy Dispatch Integrates With QuickBooks

Prophesy Transportation Solutions, Inc., Bloomfield, Conn., announced that Prophesy Dispatch software will now share data with Intuit’s QuickBooks Pro Edition 200

November 19, 2002 - Industry News

Transcore Upgrades Keypoint Logistics

TransCore,of Beaverton, Ore., has released Version 2.14 of Keypoint Logistics, transportation management system software for third-party logistics providers

November 18, 2002 - Industry News

General Dynamics Equips Truck With Fuel Cell Power Unit

General Dynamics has delivered a fuel cell-based auxiliary power unit (APU) to SunLine Transit Agency for installation aboard "The 21st Century Truck,

November 18, 2002 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Terms Report About MBE 4000 'False'

Detroit Diesel Corp. has responded to what it terms an erroneous report about the MBE 4000 engine, for which DDC has sales and service responsibility in NAFTA.

November 18, 2002 - Industry News

SkyBitz Closes $18 Million Round of Growth Capital

SkyBitz has obtained $18 million in Series B equity funding, led by AIG Highstar Capital, LP and Industrial Technology Ventures, LP to finance the roll-out of its Global Locating System (GLS) tracking and monitoring service,

November 18, 2002 - Industry News

NTEA Convention To Address Woes Of The Fleet Manager

The National Truck Equipment Assn.'s (NTEA) 39th annual convention, scheduled March 2 through 5 in Atlanta, Ga., will focus on challenges facing fleet managers

Tags: Events

November 18, 2002 - Industry News

Weigh-Tronix Debuts New Scale Software

Weigh-Tronix Inc., Fairmont, Minn., has introduced Truck Weigh, a scale management software application that automatically captures information on any truck and load that passes over a compatible truck scale

November 15, 2002 - Industry News

Demand For New Engines Means Fewer Layoffs At Caterpillar

Improved fourth-quarter demand for Caterpillar's truck engines means a reduction in plant shutdowns and employee layoffs, officials at the Peoria, Ill. manufacturer announced Friday

November 15, 2002 - Industry News

NCG Group Gets Preliminary OK To Buy Truck World Trade Show

At its meeting last week during the 76th annual Ontario Trucking Assn. (OTA) convention, the OTA executive committee and board of directors gave approval in principle to an offer from the NCG Group to purchase the Truck World trade show

November 15, 2002 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor, Quimmco Restructure Joint Venture In Mexico

ArvinMeritor Inc. has announced plans to restructure Dirona S.A., the Mexican joint venture with Quimmco, S.A. de C.V. of Monterrey.

November 15, 2002 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor, Quimmco Restructure Mexican Joint Venture

ArvinMeritor Inc. has announced plans to restructure Dirona S.A., the Mexican joint venture with Quimmco, S.A. de C.V. of Monterrey.

November 15, 2002 - Industry News

OTA, NCG Reach Tentative Accord On Sale of Truck World Trade Show

At its meeting this week during the 76th annual Ontario Trucking Assn. (OTA) convention, the OTA executive committee and board of directors gave approval in principle to an offer from the NCG Group to purchase the Truck World trade show

November 14, 2002 - Industry News

Producer Prices, Industrial Production & Retail Sales Numbers Mixed

Prices at the wholesale level increased sharply in October, while industrial production fell and the retail sales picture improved

Tags: Economy

November 14, 2002 - Industry News

SAE Truck, Bus Exhibition Opens Monday In Detroit

The SAE 2002 International Truck & Bus Meeting & Exhibition, hosted by Ford Motor Co, opens Monday at Cobo Center in Detroit

Tags: Events

November 14, 2002 - Industry News

Smart Tires: Is The Future Now?

The "Smart Tire" has long held out the promise of reduced expenditures for tire management -- the third biggest cost for a fleet owner. Tires with built-in chips have been the tire of the future since it became possible to

November 14, 2002 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Turnpike Extends E-ZPass To Trucks

Drivers of heavy trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles will be able to use the Pennsylvania Turnpike's automated E-ZPass toll payment system starting next month

Tags: Highways

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