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May 4, 2012 - Industry News

PressurePro, AWTI to Bring TPMS Options to Market

Advantage PressurePro and Alliance Wireless Technologies, which offers mobile rear vision camera systems and wireless communications products, announced a new partnership agreement to bring PressurePro's stand-alone TPMS units to the waste and commercial markets

May 4, 2012 - Industry News

Natural Gas Support a Mixed Bag, Study Says

Natural gas in the trucking industry has a high level of awareness, but carriers still recognize obstacles, says a new study from PLS Logistics Services

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 3, 2012 - Industry News

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index Begins Steady Climb in March

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index for March improved to a reading of 6.4, a half point higher than the previous month, according to the May 2012 Trucking Update. FTR forecasts the index to continue a steady climb throughout 2012, reaching a double-digit positive reading by early 2013.

Tags: Economy

May 3, 2012 - Industry News

DEF Prices Steady in March/April, Will Increase In May

The average U.S. diesel exhaust fluid pump price remained at $2.74 per gallon between March and April 2012, after declining by 1 cent between February and March, according to discoverDEF.com

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 3, 2012 - Industry News

India Truck Sales Expected to Slow

Commercial vehicle sales in India will slow down this year as weak economic activity and higher vehicle prices continue, reports the Times of India

May 3, 2012 - Industry News

CSA Data May Indicate Move by Drivers to Independent Owner-Operators

Federal safety data indicate that carrier registrations have jumped by 7.5% over the past 14 months, possibly reflecting a move by drivers to go into business for themselves, according to an analysis by QualifiedCarriers, a risk management services provider to shippers

May 3, 2012 - Industry News

Return of RAI Amsterdam Truck Show Signals Optimism

After a five-year absence, the Amsterdam Truck Show in Holland is back. Now named BedrijfsautoRAI, it returned late last month with a selection of heavy trucks, light trucks and vans, special vehicles and parts and accessories

May 3, 2012 - Industry News

Fuel Economy Standards Could Reduce Transportation Funds by $57 Billion

(Photo courtesy of MNDOT)

Proposed fuel economy standards could result in a $57 billion drop in tax revenue that goes to federal transportation funds, says the Congressional Budget Office. New CAFE standards (or corporate average fuel economy standards), proposed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency in 2011, would tighten fuel economy standards for light-duty vehicles manufactured from 2017 to 2025

May 3, 2012 - Industry News

New I-85 Yadkin River Bridge to Open Saturday in N.C.

This aerial photo shows the newly constructed I-85 North bridge over the Yadkin River in North Carolina's Davidson and Rowan counties. The new bridge, located on the right, will open to traffic this weekend. (Photo courtesy of NCDOT)

The new I-85 North bridge over the Yadkin River near Salisbury, N.C., will open to traffic for the first time early Saturday morning

Tags: Highways

May 3, 2012 - Industry News

Commercial Vehicle Orders Soft in April

Orders for Class 6 through 8 trucks dropped from March to April

Tags: Economy

May 3, 2012 - Industry News

Cummins to Purchase SCR Doser Assets from Hilite International

Cummins Inc. will acquire the assets associated with the emissions control products of Germany's Hilite International. Hilite's selective catalytic reduction doser technology will become part of Cummins Emission Solutions

May 3, 2012 - Industry News

TA to Honor Women Drivers on Mother's Day

TravelCenters of America is giving all professional driving women a complimentary meal on Mother's Day, May 13, at any participating TA and Petro Stopping Centers sit-down restaurant across the U.S

Tags: Events

May 3, 2012 - Industry News

Schneider to Replace One-Third of Tractor Fleet by Year-End

Schneider will replace one-third of its 10,000-plus trucks, at a rate of 75 per week, by the end of 2012.

Schneider National plans to transform a substantial portion of its fleet by the end of 2012. The company has invested in 3,000 new 2012 and 2013 tractors, primarily manufactured by Freightliner

May 2, 2012 - Industry News

Live Radio Weather Special to Air for Truckers

SiriusXM's Road Dog Trucking channel will air a live, call-in "Severe Weather Summit" today to help prepare professional truck drivers for dangers they may face on the road

May 2, 2012 - Industry News

Bergstrom Partners With Italian Mobile AC Manufacturer

Bergstrom Inc. announced a partnership with SEA SRL, the Italy-based specialist designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty mobile air-conditioning systems

May 2, 2012 - Industry News

Cooper Kenworth Adds Parts and Service Facility in Asheville, N.C.

Cooper Kenworth recently opened an expanded 31,000-square-foot parts and service operation along U.S. Interstate 40 in Asheville, N.C

May 2, 2012 - Industry News

Meritor Reports Higher Profit on Lower Sales

Meritor's sales declined, but earnings rose 18% for its fiscal quarter ended March 31. Meritor reported revenue of $1.16 billion, although analysts had expected revenue of $1.19 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 2.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.19 billion

May 2, 2012 - Industry News

Section of I-24 Closed in Nashville This Weekend

These photos show deterioration of the I-24 bridges that are being repaired.

Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will close a 3-mile section of I-24 near downtown Nashville this weekend and more throughout the summer as the state replaces two aging bridges

Tags: Highways

May 2, 2012 - Industry News

Pitt Ohio Enhances LTL Expedited Service

Pitt Ohio enhanced its less-than-truckload Fast Track solution and now offers national and international expedited services

May 2, 2012 - Industry News

Mexico to Lower Weight Limits Following Driver Protests

Following two deadly truck crashes and national protests by Mexican truck drivers, the Mexican government is agreeing to tighten inspections and lower maximums allowed weights for double-trailer trucks

May 2, 2012 - Industry News

Love's Opens 10 Oklahoma CNG Fueling Stations

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores announced a schedule of grand opening events for six of 10 new publicly accessible compressed natural gas fueling stations

May 2, 2012 - Industry News

Universal Lubricants Acquires Midstate Environmental Services

Universal Lubricants, a national manufacturer and distributor of automotive and industrial lubricants, has acquired Midstate Environmental Services of Robstown, Texas

May 2, 2012 - Industry News

Con-way, Roadrunner See Solid 1Q; YRC Reports Smaller Losses

Con-way Inc. and Roadrunner Transportation Systems both reported positive financials for the first quarter of 2011. YRC Worldwide reported losses, but the company saw improvements over the previous year's quarter

May 1, 2012 - Industry News

BTC Announces Percentage Pay Plan for Drivers

Builders Transportation Company, a Memphis, Tenn.-based flatbed carrier, announced a percentage-based pay program for company drivers

May 1, 2012 - Industry News

Navistar Acquires Assets of E-Z Pack Manufacturing

Navistar Inc. is acquiring certain assets of E-Z Pack Manufacturing, including intellectual property. The announcement was made at Waste Expo 2012, North America's largest solid waste and recycling industry trade show. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed

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