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September 25, 2009 - Industry News

EPA Mandates Greenhouse Gas Reporting by Manufacturers

In an effort to find out where greenhouse gas emissions are coming from, the Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final rule, requiring large emitters of heat-trapping emissions, including manufacturers heavy-duty trucks and engines, to report emissions data annuall

September 25, 2009 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Expands Asia-Pacific Reach

ArvinMeritor has expanded its global presence with the opening of a new technical center in Bangalore, Indi

September 25, 2009 - Industry News

Tonnage Index Up For Second Straight Month

The American Trucking Associations' advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was up 2.1 percent in August, a repeat of July's booost

September 25, 2009 - Industry News

CSX Expands International Services

CSX Intermodal has expanded its international services by now running between Buffalo, N.Y., and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Philadelphi

Tags: Intermodal

September 25, 2009 - Industry News

Survey Looks at Key Trends Affecting Global Supply Chains

A survey of logistics executives revealed that continued pricing compression, reverse globalization and a commitment to green initiatives are key trends affecting global supply chain

September 25, 2009 - Industry News

Long-lived Pennsylvania Carrier Shutting Doors

A West Goshen, Pa.-based, family-owned trucking company will close its doors after 139 years in busines

September 25, 2009 - Industry News

Chassis Alignment Training Kicks Off Oct. 6

The American Council Of Frame and Alignment Specialists' Technician Training Clinic on heavy-duty chassis alignment will be held Oct. 6-7 in Illinoi

Tags: Events

September 25, 2009 - Industry News

New York Technician Takes Home Title at TMC SuperTech

Technicians had to think fast and work quickly at the engine and tire-wheel stations, plus a dozen others, during TMC's SuperTech competion. (Photo by Tom Berg)

Christopher Tate, a refrigeration technician for Mohawk Truck, Seneca, N.Y., took home the title of top heavy-truck technician at TMCSuperTech2009, winning the grand champion awar

Tags: Events

September 24, 2009 - Industry News

House Votes to Extend Highway Spending for Three Months

The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed a bill that would extend current federal highway spending programs for three months

September 24, 2009 - Industry News

CN Retools Online Emissions Calculator

CN, the Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries, has retooled its online greenhouse gas-emissions calculator to measure total carbon emissions for shipments across different modes of transportation, including vessel, rail and truck

Tags: Intermodal

September 24, 2009 - Industry News

ConMet to Use Stemco Endeavor Seal on PreSet Hubs

Consolidated Metco, a Vancouver, Wash.-based manufacturer of lightweight aluminum components, will make Stemco's Endeavor seal standard on ConMet PreSet hubs for trailer

September 24, 2009 - Industry News

LoJack Integrates With NC4's Incident Monitoring

LoJack Supply Chain Integrity has partnered with NC4, which provides situational awareness tools, to integrate NC4's External Situational Awareness incident monitoring service into its Supply Chain Information Sharing and Analysis Center

September 24, 2009 - Industry News

Event to Highlight Clean Diesel

The Diesel Technology Forum will hold a clean diesel power showcase on Tuesday, Sept. 29, in Washington, D.C

Tags: Events

September 24, 2009 - Industry News

Trailer Market Continues to Trend Upward

The commercial trailer segment saw a boost in net orders in August, up 14 percent from July and 69 percent from the year-ago perio

September 24, 2009 - Industry News

Advocates File Petition For Cell Phone Ban Among Truckers

The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety has filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Transportation, calling on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to implement a rulemaking that would restrict the use of "unsafe electronic devices

September 24, 2009 - Industry News

NPTC Announces Private Fleet Driver All-Stars

The National Private Truck Council has selected 12 private fleet truck drivers as its National Driver All-Star

September 24, 2009 - Industry News

CRT Expands Clean Truck Initiative Through Retail Partnership

The Retail Industry Leaders Association is teaming up with the Coalition for Responsible Transportation to ramp up efforts to reduce diesel emissions in and around the country's ports

Tags: Intermodal

September 24, 2009 - Industry News

Safety Management Council Honors Industry Safety Leaders

ATA's Safety Management Council honored its 2009 award winners during its Safety & Human Resources National Conference & Exhibition in Baltimore last weeken

September 23, 2009 - Industry News

U.S. House Gets Hybrid Pete

Peterbilt delivered to the U.S. House of Representatives its first hybrid electric vehicle today - a Peterbilt Model 330 Hybrid Electric Truck - to the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives, the Honorable Daniel Beard.

September 23, 2009 - Industry News

New Energy's MotionPower Ready for Full-scale Development

New Energy Technologies, an alternative and renewable energy developer, has begun developing a field-ready, full-scale version of its MotionPower technology for heavy-duty trucks, a device for capturing energy through the movement of heavy vehicles

September 23, 2009 - Industry News

Missouri Driver Pleads Not Guilty in Crash-related Deaths

An Associated Wholesale Grocers driver from Missouri pleaded not guilty Wednesday to accusations that he is at fault for the 10 deaths that occurred in a June 26 cras

September 23, 2009 - Industry News

Thermo King Offers Rebates on Espar Heaters

Thermo King is offering customers rebates of up to $1,000 on qualifying quantities of select Espar heaters through Dec. 31

September 23, 2009 - Industry News

HDMA Seeks Participants for Third Quarter Supplier Barometer

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association is seeking responses for its third quarter Supplier Baromete

September 23, 2009 - Industry News

Resolution to Cross-border Trucking Dispute On Hold

Roy Kienitz, the Department of Transportation's undersecretary for policy, does not expect the Obama administration to move on resolving the cross-border trucking issue this year, according to an article in Inside U.S. Trade

September 23, 2009 - Industry News

Spatco to Provide DEF Dispensing Systems to Daimler Trucks

Spatco DEF will manufacture and distribute its diesel exhaust fluid Dispensing Systems to over 800 Daimler Trucks North America dealers throughout the U.S. and Canada, thanks to a strategic partnership with DTNA

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