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January 27, 2012 - Industry News

Truckload Carriers Association Names Best Fleets to Drive For

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge announced the 2012 winners of Best Fleets to Drive For, a survey and contest that identifies North American for-hire trucking companies that provide the best workplace experiences for their drivers

January 26, 2012 - Industry News

HDRG Names TransAxle 2012 Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year

The Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group of the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association awarded TransAxle its Mike Hill Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year Award

January 26, 2012 - Industry News

Portions of Texas Interstate Highways to see Speed Limit Increase

Miles of Texas highway will soon see speed limit increases after the Texas Transportation Commission action approved 75 mph designations for almost 1,500 miles of interstate

Tags: Highways

January 26, 2012 - Industry News

TravelCenters of America Campaign Raises More Than $212,000 for St. Christopher Fund

TravelCenters of America finished its second annual "Band Together for SCF" campaign with $212,538.87 in donations to support the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund, benefiting truck drivers suffering from financial hardship due to medical problems

January 26, 2012 - Industry News

Report: Interest in Full-size Pickups Bodes Well for Economy

Increased interest in full-size pickup trucks is a positive indication that the economy is on the mend, according to the January issue of the New Car Insights Report. In addition to increased searches for several popular

Tags: Economy

January 26, 2012 - Industry News

President Obama Talks Alternative Fuel in Las Vegas

At a UPS facility in Las Vegas, President Obama's podium included two of UPS's Kenworth T800 LNG trucks.

On Thursday, President Obama visited a UPS facility in Las Vegas to pitch a plan to boost the nations' use of natural gas

Tags: Fuel and Oil

January 26, 2012 - Industry News

Eaton Truck Segment Sees Growth in Fourth Quarter

Eaton saw a record fourth quarter in 2011. The company's truck segment saw significant year-over-year growth

January 26, 2012 - Industry News

Waste Management Launches First Rotopress Collection Trailers in North America

Waste Management will operate a pilot program to introduce Rotopress waste collection trailers for the first time in North America

January 26, 2012 - Industry News

Marten, J.B. Hunt Announce Record Fourth Quarter Results

Two major trucking companies, Marten Transport And J.B. Hunt, reported record earnings for the fourth quarter of 2011

January 26, 2012 - Industry News

December Used Truck Volumes Better than November, but Lag Year-over-Year

Reported volumes of used Classes 3-8 truck sales improved in December. Volumes were consistent among channels on a sequential basis

Tags: Economy

January 26, 2012 - Industry News

Trailer Industry Strong in 2011; Good Forecast for 2012

The commercial trailer sector finished 2011 on solid footing and is well-situated for the third year of growth in the current cyclical recovery

Tags: Economy

January 26, 2012 - Industry News

ASF Intermodal Exceeds 100 Trucks On the Road

ASF Intermodal, Mobile, Ala., has exceeded 100 trucks on the road, which it calls a major milestone in the intermodal drayage industry

Tags: Intermodal

January 26, 2012 - Industry News

Meritor and Fras-le Renew North American Supply Agreement

Meritor Inc. and Fras-le S.A. renewed a five-year commercial supply agreement for brake lining for the U.S. and Canadian commercial vehicle markets

January 25, 2012 - Industry News

House Readies Highway Bill

During his 2012 State of the Union address, Obama spoke about the importance of infrastructure, noting that in the past, "Democratic and Republican administrations invested in great projects that benefited everybody."

House Republicans will introduce a highway bill next week, said Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Mica's announcement followed President Obama's call in his State of the Union address for funding the highway program with money not spent on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

January 25, 2012 - Industry News

Knight, Celadon, Swift Announce Strong Fourth Quarters

Three major truckload carriers, Knight Transportation, Celadon Group and Swift Transportation, each announced profitable fourth quarter results

January 25, 2012 - Industry News

FMCSA Clarifies Push-to-Talk Guidance

FMCSA released updated FAQs on its new handheld mobile telephone ban to clarify that the use of the push-to-talk function on mobile phones is permitted, under certain limited conditions

January 25, 2012 - Industry News

Yancey Truck Centers to Acquire International Truck Dealership

Yancey Bros. Co. announced they will acquire the operating assets of Mays International Trucks in Augusta, Ga., effective Jan. 31

January 25, 2012 - Industry News

JX Enterprises Appoints Lead For Two New Dealerships

Dan Ryan is the new general manager for JX Peterbilt - Fort Wayne and JX Peterbilt - Indianapolis.

JX Enterprises appointed industry veteran Dan Ryan to head the company's two newest dealerships, JX Peterbilt - Fort Wayne and JX Peterbilt - Indianapolis

January 25, 2012 - Industry News

TravelCenters of America Installs GPS on all RoadSquadTrucks

Travel Centers of America installed GPS tracking technology on its RoadSquad fleet of more than 400 emergency road service vehicles

January 25, 2012 - Industry News

Carriers Responding to New Health Care Costs

More than 80% of carriers report that recent health care changes will adversely affect them, according to the recent fourth quarter national Business Expectations Survey by Transport Capital Partners

January 25, 2012 - Industry News

DMS Moving Systems Named 2011 Top Van Line Agency

DMS Moving Systems of Canton, Mich., will receive the 2011 Moving and Storage Agent of the Year Service Excellence Award from the American Moving and Storage Association

January 24, 2012 - Industry News

Accuride Restructures, Announces Major Investments in NAFTA Capacity and Capability

Accuride says it will invest $110 million in its Accuride Wheels and Gunite business units during 2011-2012

January 24, 2012 - Industry News

California Trucking Association Partners With Truckers Against Trafficking

The California Trucking Association announced that members of the association will join forces with Truckers Against Trafficking to combat domestic human trafficking

January 24, 2012 - Industry News

NATSO Urges Missouri Lawmakers Not to Toll I-70

After news broke that Missouri might toll I-70, which runs east and west through the middle of the state, to fund repairs, the truckstop association NATSO urged Missouri lawmakers to oppose the proposal

Tags: Highways

January 24, 2012 - Industry News

CVSN, HDDA to Join Forces

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network and the Heavy Duty Distribution Association announced a collaborative agreement designed to strengthen the independent heavy-duty distributor aftermarket

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