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July 20, 2009 - Industry News

Penske Adds Albuquerque Facility

Penske Truck Leasing has expanded into Albuquerque, N.M., with the addition of a 6,600-square-foot facility in the city

July 20, 2009 - Industry News

FleetPride Purchases Panhandle Truck Parts

FleetPride has purchased Panhandle Truck Parts, which has locations in Amarillo and Lubbock, Texas

July 20, 2009 - Industry News

Transport America to Hold Driver Appreciation Week in July

Transport America plans to hold its driver appreciation week during the last week of July

July 20, 2009 - Industry News

Senators Working on Amendments to Labor Legislation

From Capitol Hill come hints of a possible compromise on labor legislation

July 20, 2009 - Industry News

Wabash Receives $35 Million Investment

Trailer Investments will invest $35 million in Wabash National as part of a securities purchase agreement

July 20, 2009 - Industry News

Eaton Posts Weak Second Quarter

Eaton Corp.'s second quarter was characterized by weak truck sales and decreased overall net income and sale

July 20, 2009 - Industry News

Southbound I-75 Reopened in Detroit

The southbound lanes of I-75 near Detroit are now reopen, after a tanker crash last week closed 2 miles of freeway

Tags: Highways

July 19, 2009 - Industry News

Military Contract Loss Means Layoffs for Navistar

Navistar is laying off 275 workers at a Mississippi plant after lowing out on a Pentagon contract to build mine resistant military vehicles

July 17, 2009 - Industry News

2008 Truckload Deals Stay Consistent

Despite the declining freight volumes and high fuel prices of 2008, mergers and acquisitions activity among the truckload sector has remained the sam

July 17, 2009 - Industry News

Truck Orders Down 51 Percent for June

Class 8 commercial truck net orders for June were down 51 percent from last June due to a high cancellation rat

July 17, 2009 - Industry News

Standards Group Removes Temperature Compensation From Agenda

The National Conference on Weights and Measures will not consider installing automatic temperature compensation devices at retail fuel pumps

Tags: Fuel and Oil

July 17, 2009 - Industry News

Pilot Gears Up For New DEF Locations

Pilot Travel Centers plans to install diesel exhaust fluid "at the pump" at 100 locations starting in the third quarter

Tags: Fuel and Oil

July 17, 2009 - Industry News

Oklahoma Turnpike To Hike Tolls 16 Percent

The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority has approved a toll increase an average of 16 percent to compensate for a $21 million revenue shortfall and a loss of traffic

Tags: Highways

July 17, 2009 - Industry News

USA Truck Sees Losses in Second Quarter

The second quarter brought losses in income and earnings per share for USA Truck, as a result of decreased freight load volumes, pricing competition and the collapse of the automotive industry

July 17, 2009 - Industry News

DERA Funds Awarded for Clean Diesel Projects

Funding is starting to flow from the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act, reports the American Trucking Associations

July 16, 2009 - Industry News

Norfolk Southern Selects Site for Memphis Regional Intermodal Terminal

Norfolk Southern announced it will build a new intermodal terminal in Rossville, Tenn., to serve the Memphis region, as part of the railroad's Crescent Corridor initiative to establish a high-speed intermodal rail rout

Tags: Intermodal

July 16, 2009 - Industry News

NorCal Kenworth Relocates To New Full-Service Facility in San Leandro

NorCal Kenworth recently relocated to a new full-service facility in San Leandro, Calif., that serves as its corporate headquarters and offers enhanced customer support

July 16, 2009 - Industry News

UAP to Acquire Palmar Truck Parts Network

UAP Inc., Montreal, announced an agreement with Uni-Select and its subsidiary Palmar to acquire 18 stores of its Palmar Truck Parts network

July 16, 2009 - Industry News

Truck Crash Closes Stretch of I-75 Near Detroit

A 2-mile stretch of Interstate 75 near Detroit is closed indefinitely after a car crashed into a tanker truck carrying gasoline and diesel fuel Wednesday night

Tags: Highways

July 15, 2009 - Industry News

Plans for Two U.S.-Canadian Crossings Questioned

Plans already under way to build two new international bridges between Detroit and Canada were challenged by a report sponsored by the Detroit Regional Chamber

July 15, 2009 - Industry News

Landstar Hit By Decrease in Loads, Fuel Surcharge Revenue

Landstar System, Jacksonville, Fla., saw declines in both net income and revenue during the second quarter, on the heels of a 16 percent loss of loads hauled, low fuel surcharge revenue and continued price pressure

July 15, 2009 - Industry News

Sluggish Economy Pushes U.S. Oil Demand to Lowest Level in Decade

U.S. petroleum deliveries (a measure of demand) plummeted nearly 6 percent for the first half of 2009, to the lowest level for the January-to-June period in more than a decade, as the sluggish economy continued to stifle oil consumption

Tags: Fuel and Oil

July 15, 2009 - Industry News

Teamsters to Vote on YRC's New Labor Contract

Teamsters will vote on YRC Worldwide's proposed contract changes in the next few weeks, which include a 5 percent pay cut, an 18-month termination in pension contributions and a reduction in health and welfare contributions

July 15, 2009 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Profits Fall on Weak Demand, Write Downs

J.B. Hunt experienced a drop in revenue and earnings in the second quarter, due to a $10.3 million equipment write down and weaker demand in the truck secto

July 15, 2009 - Industry News

Partnership Voices Support of Ban on Commercialized Rest Areas

The Partnership to Save Highway Communities voiced its support of the current ban on the commercialization of rest areas along Interstates to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works this week

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