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August 6, 2009 - Industry News

Quality Distribution Loses $186.2 Million in 2Q

The second quarter of 2009 brought a loss of $186.2 million, or $9.58 a share, to Quality Distributio

August 6, 2009 - Industry News

Truck Orders Continue to Climb Slowly

July heavy-duty truck orders continued to improve, with a 9.6 percent rise over June, the second consecutive monthly boos

August 6, 2009 - Industry News

TCA Awards Scholarships to 15 Students

The Truckload Carriers Association has awarded college scholarships to 15 students for the 2009-2010 school year

August 6, 2009 - Industry News

Smith Electric Receives $10 Million DOE Infusion

Smith Electric Vehicles U.S. has been awarded a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to produce all-electric, zero emissions commercial truck

August 6, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Calls for Transparency and Speculation Limits

The American Trucking Associations called on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to increase transparency in energy markets and restrict speculation by establishing aggregate position limit

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 6, 2009 - Industry News

Cargo Theft Task Force Ramps Up Efforts to Combat Theft

The National Cargo Theft Task Force has developed a web site designed to be the central point of contact for law enforcement and the insurance and transportation industries when it comes to cargo theft

August 6, 2009 - Industry News

UTA Taps Baker as Keynote Speaker

The Used Truck Association has tapped Dan Baker as its keynote speaker during its Annual Convention Nov. 4-7, in San Antonio, Texa

Tags: Events

August 6, 2009 - Industry News

Energy Roundtable Focuses on Fuel Efficient Technologies

Rep. Gary Peters held an energy roundtable recently, focusing on fuel-efficient vehicles and technologie

August 6, 2009 - Industry News

Daimler Announces 2010 Pricing

Detroit Diesel's DD16 with BlueTec technology for 2010 will cost $9,000 more than current-technology engines.

Daimler Trucks North America Thursday announced pricing for meeting EPA2010 standards with its Detroit Diesel BlueTec or Cummins mid-range engine emissions technologies

August 5, 2009 - Industry News

Xata's Quarter Sees Slight Improvement

Xata Corp.'s fiscal third quarter results showed somewhat stronger numbers in comparison to the same period a year ago

August 5, 2009 - Industry News

Averitt Expands Michigan and Pennsylvania Reach

Averitt Express has expanded its network in the U.S., with the addition of new locations in Kalamazoo, Mich., and Harrisburg, Pa

August 5, 2009 - Industry News

TA Results Reflect Slowing Economy and Fuel Volumes

TravelCenters of America saw greater losses and decreased revenue during the second quarter, a reflection of the slowing economy and lower fuel volume

August 5, 2009 - Industry News

Obama Visits Navistar to Present Electric Vehicle Grant

Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy

President Barack Obama made a visit to Navistar Wednesday to present a $39 million federal grant to build all-electric delivery vehicle

August 5, 2009 - Industry News

Evergreen Announces Bankruptcy Filing

Evergreen Transportation, Evergreen, Ala., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week, but plans on restructuring its debt in an effort to emerge from it

August 5, 2009 - Industry News

ATRI Needs Industry Input on Top Concerns

The American Transportation Research Institute is conducting a survey, asking trucking industry stakeholders to rank the top issues of concern for the industr

August 5, 2009 - Industry News

Kenworth Showcases Trucks to Midwest Customers

Kenworth's T270 Hybrid Van was one of the trucks showcased at the event.

During a recent one-day event in Wisconsin, Kenworth showcased its on-highway and vocational trucks equipped with Cummins 2010-compliant engines and diesel-electric hybrid trucks to about 175 customer

August 4, 2009 - Industry News

U.S. Army Needs 18 More Mack Vision Elites

Mack Trucks will produce 18 more Mack Vision Elite model tractors for the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, per a recent order valued at $2.4 million

August 4, 2009 - Industry News

FMCSA Webinar to Focus on Crash Data

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will present a webinar looking at the latest crash statistics for trucks and buse

Tags: Events

August 4, 2009 - Industry News

Container Imports Fall 20.8 Percent in First Quarter

U.S. containerized imports slipped 20.8 percent during the first quarter of this year from the year-ago quarter, the largest drop in almost 20 year

Tags: Intermodal

August 4, 2009 - Industry News

Meritor Wabco Says Disc Brakes Satisfy Stopping Rule

Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems' line of air disc brakes will meet the recent U.S. government mandate for shortened truck stopping distance requirements, the company says

August 4, 2009 - Industry News

Convoy For a Cure Comes to the U.S.

Convoy for a Cure, a one-day fundraising event for female truck drivers, will be held in the U.S. for the first time on Oct. 24

Tags: Events

August 4, 2009 - Industry News

Oregon B2 Requirement Effective Wednesday

Oregon will start enforcing a 2 percent biodiesel requirement today, making it the third state mandating the fue

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 4, 2009 - Industry News

BorgWarner's 2Q Impacted By Sales Drop

Components maker BorgWarner said it lost $35.9 million, or 31 cents a share, in the second quarter, affected by a 39.6 percent drop in sales to $916.2 millio

August 4, 2009 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Announces 3Q Results, Divestiture of Wheels Business

ArvinMeritor's fiscal third quarter was marked by decreased sales and net losses as a result of lower production volumes in global equipment market

August 4, 2009 - Industry News

Pegasus to Move Headquarters, Expand Data Centers

Pegasus TransTech will move its headquarters to a new location in Tampa, Fla., and will open a third data center in Minneapoli

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