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July 31, 2001 - Industry News

California Certifies Cummins Westport Natural Gas Engine

Cummins Westport Inc., a joint venture company owned by Cummins and British-Columbia-based Westport Innovations, announced that its new 8.3-liter natural gas engine, the C8.3G Plus, has obtained low-emissions certification from the California Air Resources Board

July 31, 2001 - Industry News

DOJ Reiterates Emissions Deadline

The federal government said last week that it plans to hold engine makers to an October 2002 emissions deadline, even though one engine manufacturer has said it won't have its engines ready by then

July 31, 2001 - Industry News

Oshkosh Gets $11 Million Order For Striker

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has signed a contract to pay $11.2 million for 22 of Oshkosh's new Striker airport rescue and fire fighting vehicles

July 31, 2001 - Industry News

Great Dane Makes Tire Inflation System Standard

Great Dane is making the Meritor Tire Inflation System by P.S.I. standard equipment on its Classic Refrigerated Van Lines

July 31, 2001 - Industry News

Effectiveness Of Red Light Cameras Debated

Red light cameras: Are they proven technology that helps reduce accidents, or do they just serve to fill government coffers and actually make intersections more dangerous? That's the debate as a congressional committee tries to figure

July 31, 2001 - Industry News

NYC Expands Truck Parking Pay Plan

New York City officials are expanding a system that charges trucks for parking while they load and unload

July 31, 2001 - Industry News

Economic Figures Show Uncertainty, Economist Says Everything On Track

If there is anything that can be said for these uncertain economic times, it is that economic figures are uncertain, too

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July 31, 2001 - Industry News

XTRA Corp. Sold For $590 Million

XTRA Corp., Westport, Conn., will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Omaha, Neb.-based Berkshire Hathaway in a deal worth approximately $590 million

July 31, 2001 - Industry News

FMCSA To Issue Diabetes Exemptions

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has asked for public comments on a program that would allow insulin-using diabetics to operate commercial vehicles in interstate commerce

July 31, 2001 - Industry News

Transentric Teams With Competitive Logistics

Transentric of St. Louis, Mo., a supply chain technology company, announced an alliance with Competitive Logistics LLC of Atlant

July 31, 2001 - Industry News

Longs Drug Contracts with Penske

Longs Drug Stores Corp., Walnut Creek, Calif., has contracted with Penske Logistics

July 31, 2001 - Industry News

Gillette Opts for OptiBid

The Gillette Company, Boston, Mass., has engaged web-based technology and logistics provider to assist in the procurement of truckload and intermodal transportation service

July 31, 2001 - Industry News

Sirius Signs E!, Raises Subscription Price

New York-based Sirius Satellite Radio has announced it will carry 24-hour programming from E! Entertainment Television and E! Online

July 31, 2001 - Industry News

International To Raise Heavy Truck Output

International Truck and Engine Corp. announced it would boost production of Class 8 trucks, but warned that doesn’t mean an end to the slump in truck demand

July 30, 2001 - Industry News

Petro Posts Second Quarter Loss

Petro Stopping Centers posted a second quarter loss of $899,000 on revenues of $239.3 million

July 30, 2001 - Industry News

Convenience Store Sale Boosts Williams Profits

The sale of its 198 convenience stores plus improved refining volumes and higher natural gas prices helped boost Williams’ second quarter income to $339.5 million, compared to $286.4 million in second quarter 2000

July 30, 2001 - Industry News

Major Truck Transporter Has New Owner

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JHT Holdings, parent company of Active Transportation, Dallas Mavis and Automotive Carrier Services, has a new owner

July 30, 2001 - Industry News

Kansas Offers Online Permits

Motor carriers in Kansas and other states now can buy their Kansas permits online

July 30, 2001 - Industry News

Overweight Loads Drop In South Dakota

Two years after the South Dakota Legislature raised overweight truck fines by as much as 50 percent, officials reports the number of tickets for grossly overweight loads has dropped

July 30, 2001 - Industry News

German Truck Maker Cutting Jobs

German truck maker MAN AG plants to cut more than 5 percent of its work force in the second such move this year

July 30, 2001 - Industry News

Rip Griffin Takes Smart Card Systemwide

After a one-year trial run in its Terrell, Texas, location, Rip Griffin Travel Centers will expand SmartStop's multi-application smart card in all its travel centers

July 30, 2001 - Industry News

Investment Firm Reopening Dorsey Plant

The Dorsey Trailer plant in Elba, Ala., will be revamped and produce trailers for a customer in Mexico

July 30, 2001 - Industry News

Oshkosh Sales Up, Profits Down

Double digit sales and income growth in Oshkosh Truck Corp.’s fire, emergency and defense businesses tempered continued weakness in commercial markets during the company’s third fiscal quarter

July 29, 2001 - Industry News

FMCSA Hits Road To Reauthorization

Julie Cirillo

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is less than two years old, but it is already starting work on a reauthorization bill for 2003. About 50 people attended the first of the agency's "listening sessions" on the subject Thursday in Atlanta

July 29, 2001 - Industry News

Mexican Truck Fracas Continues Today in Senate

Senators return to the fray today in their slugfest over the North American Free Trade Agreement. Late last Friday advocates of tough rules-of-entry for Mexican truckers failed in a bid to cut off debate, setting the stage for a showdow


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