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November 2, 2010 - Industry News

Horton, Kit Masters Settle Suits; One Remains

Horton Inc. and Kit Masters have reached an agreement to settle their pending litigation against each other regarding engine fan-drive products

November 1, 2010 - Industry News

Slagle: Mack Trucks is Ready for the Good Times

With tremendous uncertainty still plaguing the housing market and therefore the construction sector, Denny Slagle, president and CEO of North American Trucks, the parent company of Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America, sees the on-highway market leading the recovery. And he says Mack is more than ready

Tags: Economy

November 1, 2010 - Industry News

Fleet Sentiment Report: Planned Orders Down, Larger Fleets Replacing Aging Power

Many larger fleets seem to have made up their minds about which 2010 emissions technology they're going to use, and are placing orders to replace equipment that's been aging while the recession and the emissions technology debate delayed buying

November 1, 2010 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Stable

The national average price of a gallon of diesel was unchanged from last week, according to weekly figures from the U.S. Department of Energy

Tags: Fuel and Oil

November 1, 2010 - Industry News

International Logistics Firm Norbert Dentressangle Expands U.S. Presence

Norbert Dentressangle, an transport, logistics and freight forwarding company, has completed its acquisition of Schneider Logistics' freight forwarding and customs house brokerage services in the U.S. and China

November 1, 2010 - Industry News

TEC Equipment Announces Volvo, Mack Dealership in Las Vegas

TEC Equipment has signed franchise agreements with Mack Trucks. and Volvo Trucks North America and has opened a new dealership facility in Las Vegas

November 1, 2010 - Industry News

Driver Hotline Proposal Finalist in Pepsi Refresh project

A proposal to set up a national driver crisis hotline is a finalist for a $250,000 grant in Pepsi's Refresh Project

November 1, 2010 - Industry News

Bridgestone Announces Price Increase

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations announced price increases in the U.S. effective Nov. 1

November 1, 2010 - Industry News

ABF Challenges YRC/Teamsters Deal

ABF Freight System filed legal actions against the Teamsters and several YRC Worldwide subsidiaries for violation of the National Master Freight Agreement after YRC and the union announced their latest round of concessions

November 1, 2010 - Industry News

Innovation, Strong Partnerships Key to Meeting Low-Carbon Challenges, Swiger Says

Innovation and strong partnerships are crucial to meet rising global energy demand at a time when there is growing pressure to lower carbon emissions to combat the risks of climate change, Andy Swiger, senior vice president of Exxon Mobil Corp

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 31, 2010 - Industry News

Teamster Members Ratify YRCW Restructuring Plan

Teamster members who work at YRC Worldwide operating companies YRC, Holland and New Penn have ratified a Restructuring Plan aimed at saving more than 25,000 union jobs -- the third round of union concessions at the struggling LTL carrier

October 31, 2010 - Industry News

Navistar, UAW Approve New Labor Agreement

UAW-represented employees at Navistar have ratified a new four-year labor agreement

October 29, 2010 - Industry News

Vipar Conference to Focus on "Making the Difference"

The 2010 Vipar Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference will be held Nov. 14-19 in Marco Island, Fla., with the theme "Making the Difference.

Tags: Events

October 29, 2010 - Industry News

Navistar to Establish Testing and Validation Center in Melrose Park

Navistar International says it will locate a new testing and validation center in Melrose Park, Ill., at a facility that has been part of Navistar's history for nearly 65 years

October 29, 2010 - Industry News

Passenger Rail Grants Will Also Help Intermodal Lines

The focus of last week's announcement of DOT's $2.4 billion in grants for rail corridors was on passenger trains, but it turns out about $1 billion of that will benefit freight corridors, as well

Tags: Intermodal

October 29, 2010 - Industry News

ATA Wins Challenge to State Credential Requirements

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration granted three petitions filed by the American Trucking Associations that challenged credential requirements imposed on interstate carriers by New Jersey, New York City, and Cook County, Illinois

October 29, 2010 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Takes 87 Trucks Out of Service During Seat Belt, Documentation Focus

Pennsylvania State Police placed 87 trucks and 53 drivers out of service during a one-day statewide enforcement effort that focused on seat belt use and proper driver and vehicle documentation

October 28, 2010 - Industry News

Quebec's Robert Transport Orders 180 Peterbilt LNG Trucks Powered by Westport HD Systems

Robert Transport of Boucherville Que. has placed the largest order ever for trucks powered by Westport HD natural gas engines. The new Peterbilts will go into line haul service on routes between Montreal and Quebec City, and Montreal to Toronto

October 28, 2010 - Industry News

Paccar Announces Improved 3Q Revenues and Earnings, Touts Success of MX Diesel

Paccar Inc. had improved revenues and net income for the third quarter of 2010, with results led by higher truck and parts sales and improving profits in worldwide financial service

October 28, 2010 - Industry News

Kenworth, Hino Rank High in J.D. Powers Midrange Truck Survey; So Do Kept Service Promises

Kenworth and Hino topped J.D. Power and Associates' 2010 U.S. Medium-Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction Study. The research firm also reported that overall service satisfaction among truck owners declines considerably if their trucks are not ready when promised.

October 28, 2010 - Industry News

Hearings Announced for Fuel Efficiency Proposal

The Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have announced public hearings on their proposed Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks

October 28, 2010 - Industry News

Donaldson Plans to Grow Liquid Filtration

Donaldson Co. announced it is making organizational changes and capital investments to accelerate growth in its liquid filtration product lines

October 27, 2010 - Industry News

Trailer Net Orders Come in Strong in a Seasonally Weak Month

Commercial trailer net orders in September more than doubled their very weak September 2009 volume

October 27, 2010 - Industry News

Shippers Could be Liable in Some Crashes

A shipper could be held liable in court if a crash is caused by a shift in cargo that the shipper loaded, based on a recent appeals court ruling

October 27, 2010 - Industry News

Judge Stays LA Port's Driver Employee Requirement

Carriers at the Ports of LA and Long Beach may continue using owner-operators while the case is appealed.

A federal judge in California stopped the Port of Los Angeles from implementing a key piece of its concession program for drayage carriers, pending an appeal of the issue to a higher court

Tags: Intermodal

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