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March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Nissan Diesel Denies DaimlerChrysler Takeover Reports

Nissan Diesel Motor Co dismissed recent German news reports that DaimlerChrysler AG would take over the heavily indebted Japanese truck maker. "We deny the German reports," a spokesman told Stark's News Service. Germany's VWD news service said

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Williams TravelCenters to Sponsor NASCAR Team

Williams TravelCenters, Nashville, through an affiliation with Brewco Motorsports Inc., will sponsor driver Andy Kirby and his #39 Monte Carlo in a 10-race schedule this year in the NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division.

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

PTG Adds Another Agent Carrier

Professional Transportation Group Ltd., Marietta, GA, has signed F Systems Group as an agent carrier.

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Refrigerated Transport Group Holds Annual Meeting

The National Perishable Logistics Association/Refrigerated Transportation Foundation (NPLA/RTF) will hold its annual meeting September 16-18, 2000, at the Resort at Squaw Creek, Lake Tahoe, CA.

Tags: Events

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Paccar Invests in eScout has made an equity investment in eScout, a provider of business-to-business e-commerce solutions for independent businesses

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Fleetclean and Highway Transport Sign Deal

Fleetclean Systems, Hardin, TX, has signed a service agreement with Highway Transport Inc. under which Fleetclean's Hahnville, LA, tank cleaning facility will become the South-Louisiana base of operations for Highway Transport.

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo to Build Trucks in Russia

Sweden's AB Volvo has announced plans to build trucks and buses in Russia through a joint venture with AFK Sistema, a Russian financial and industrial group

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Heartland Boosts Pay, Gives 3 Cents Extra for Fuel

Veteran drivers at Heartland Express can now earn up to 40 cents a mile. The company recently announced pay increases for company drivers that boost the mileage rate for drivers with one year of experience to 37 cents a mile, including a 1 cent safety bonus.

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Sirius Signs Up Key Partner For Onboard E-commerce

Sirius Satellite Radio has entered into a marketing and technology alliance with ATX Technologies, Inc. to develop systems which will eventually allow truckers to buy items and respond to radio programming while driving a vehicle.

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

SmartStop to Install Internet Kiosks in Truckstops

SmartStop, Portland, OR has signed a deal with National Electronic Technologies Corp., Rothesay, New Brunswick to install a network of kiosks in truckstops.

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Yellow Forms Online Marketplace

Yellow Corp. is the latest fleet to become involved in an online venture which provides business-to-business transportation services.

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

I2 Technologies Launches Online Freight Marketplace

I2 Technologies, Inc. has announced FreightMatrix, an Internet-based business-to-business freight marketplace

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Delphi Automotive Buys Parts Supplier

Delphi Automotive Systems Corp. has reached an agreement to buy the AP Distribution Services business of AP Group Limited for about $65 million cash.

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Owner-Operators Plan Second Washington Convoy

Buoyed by the apparent success of last week's demonstration in Washington, DC, organizers are planning a second, larger convoy for March 16. The recently formed National Owner Operator Trucking Assn. hopes to organize at least 200 trucks

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

South Florida Dump Truck Drivers Return To Work

After nearly a month-long wildcat strike, owner-operators of dump trucks in South Florida are back on the job

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Final Phase Of I-55 Reconstruction To Start In Chicago

The final phase of Illinois' Mission I-55, the Stevenson Expressway reconstruction in Chicago, begins at 9 p.m. Friday

Tags: Highways

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

NTE to Partner With

The National Transportation Exchange, Inc. has formed a strategic partnership with, an Internet-based exchange for the air freight and logistics industries.

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Kenworth Cuts Mexican Production

Kenworth Mexicana S.A. de C.V., a heavy duty truck manufacturing subsidiary of Paccar Inc., has reduced output of Class 8 trucks by 12.9%, sources disclosed. Kenmex is now producing 27 units per day, down from 31 trucks

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Ingersoll-Rand Buys 70% of Zexel

Ingersoll-Rand Co. has purchased a 70% interest in Tokyo-based Zexel Cold Systems, a manufacturer of transport refrigeration systems and bus air conditioning equipment. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Zexel will become part of Ingersoll-Rand's Climate

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

OSHA Adds Another Week to Ergonomics Hearings

In order to accommodate more than 300 requests from individuals and organizations that want to testify, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has added an extra week to its schedule of public hearings on proposed ergonomics standards.

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Transport Corp. Still A Sweet Deal, Analysts Say

U.S. Freightways may have pulled out of the deal but Transport Corp. of America is "still the apple of many a buyer's eye," according to a recent Mergers and Acquisitions Report from Securities Data Publishing.

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Flexfab Opens Plant In England

Flexfab Europe Ltd. has opened a new manufacturing plant in Nottingham, England. The 3,000 square foot facility produces high-performance hoses, ducts, bellows and other special shapes for the transfer of hot fluids and pressurized air in

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

LTL Stocks Are Being Overlooked

Truckload carriage seems to get more attention on Wall Street, but less-than-truckload deserves a second look, according to Jeffrey Kauffman, first vice president, Merrill Lynch & Co.

Tags: Economy

February 28, 2000 - Industry News Signs With Comdata

Celadon Group has reached agreement with Comdata Corp. in which Comdata will provide over-the-road processing of various products and services offered by Celadon's to its members

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Con-Way Central Opens Michigan Terminal

Con-Way Central Express, Ann Arbor, MI, has opened a new freight service center at 5070 Carpenter Road, just north of US-12 in Ypsilanti, MI.


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