October 1, 2012 - Industry News
M&K Quality Truck Sales completed the acquisition of four Chicago-area businesses: Chicago Mack Sales & Service (Summit, Ill.), Mack of Joliet (Channahon, Ill.), Chicago Truck Sales & Service (Alsip, Ill.), and Truck Lease Chicago (Summit)
Vipar Heavy Duty announced that CommPar in Sterling Heights, Mich. is the newest stockholder to join the organization's network of distributors
On the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 3, Interstate 25 will be completely closed in both directions from the Santa Fe Drive (U.S. 85) interchange to the Hampden Avenue (U.S. 285) interchange for the 2012 presidential debate at the University of Denver.
Late in September, Herb Schmidt retired from his position as the president of Conway Truckload, formerly CFI Inc
Tags: Con-way Inc.
September 30, 2012 - Industry News
A 41-mile stretch of toll road in central Texas will soon offer the fastest speed limit in the nation, but the state trucking association says truck drivers probably won't be big customers
September 28, 2012 - Industry News
With some help from professional drivers across the nation, Pilot Flying J has pledged to raise $100,000 to honor the nation's fallen heroes by supporting Wreaths Across America
Clean Energy opened its first public access compressed natural gas fueling station in Pennsylvania at Patch Management's headquarters in Fairless Hills, Bucks County.
Tags: Fuel and Oil
Indianapolis-based Celadon Trucking Services agreed to purchase a portion of the operating equipment of Robinson Transport Inc., based in Columbus, Ohio
Ongoing investments by Volvo Trucks' dealer network have increased the work capacity at Volvo Trucks locations in the Western region of the U.S. by nearly 15% since January 2010
September 27, 2012 - Industry News
The Truck Driver Social Media Convention is scheduled to be held in Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 27 & 28
U.S. traffic deaths jumped by 9% in the first six months of this year, with a total of 16,290 traffic deaths reported
Total Quality Logistics announced the winners of its Drivers Dreams program saluting the American truck driver and raising awareness for the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners, Canada and Mexico, was 4.6% higher in July 2012 than in July 201
The National Defense Transportation Association named Marcia G. Taylor, president and CEO of Bennett International Group 2012 National Transportation Award Winner
Organizers of the 2012 Green Fleet Conference, Oct. 2-3 in Schaumburg, Ill., announced the exhibit hall is officially sold out and registrations are up 40% over 2011.
Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America Inc. has entered into an agreement with HDA Truck Pride to sell Mitsubishi Electric's line of OEM-designed and approved heavy-duty starters and alternators.
Beall Corp. Inc. started bankruptcy reorganization proceedings yesterday in Portland, Ore
The California Air Resources Board has extended the registration deadline for the Small Fleet Compliance Plan to Jan. 1
A company that grows drought-tolerant crops is publicly releasing the first samples of domestically produced guayule rubber to manufacturers. Guayule is being looked at as a possible substitute for natural rubber in tires
September 26, 2012 - Industry News
Alcoa released the findings of a peer-reviewed life cycle assessment, which concluded that aluminum wheels substantially cut the carbon footprint of commercial vehicles.
This weekend, a 10-mile stretch of Los Angeles' Interstate 405 will be closed for 53 hours from midnight on Friday night, Sept. 29, to 5 a.m. on Monday morning, Oct. 1
With growth in the automotive and farming industries lifting the economies of the Great Lakes Region and Nebraska, the PacLease network is adding seven new franchise locations
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the 2012 Memphis Annual Trucking Expo has been cancelled
The organizers of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2013 announced a new, education program offering-Service Opportunities and Learning Day (SOLD)
Nopetro LLC is opening a compressed natural gas facility in Tallahassee, Fla., which it says for the first time offers the state and the Southeast the prospect of a viable natural gas solution
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