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June 29, 2009 - Industry News

CSX Joins Initiative to Cut Emissions

CSX has plans to reduce carbon dioxide emissions of its train operations by 8 percent per revenue ton mile by 2011

June 29, 2009 - Industry News

Flying J Locations to Offer ACS TripPak Scanning

Affiliated Computer Services will now offer its TripPak Truck Stop Scanning services at all participating Flying J locations

June 29, 2009 - Industry News

Michigan DOT to Reopen Section of I-75

The Michigan Department of Transportation will reopen a 1.5-mile stretch of Interstate 75 near the Detroit-Windsor international border crossing this week

Tags: Highways

June 29, 2009 - Industry News

Gray Manufacturing Files Suit Against Stertil-Koni

Gray Manufacturing Company, a manufacturer of portable lifting equipment, has filed a patent infringement suit against Stertil-Koni, which introduced a version of a wireless lift

June 26, 2009 - Industry News

TMC Puts Fall Meeting on the Map

The Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations will host its 2009 Fall Meeting and TMCSuperTech2009 Sept. 14-17 at the Raleigh Convention Cente

Tags: Events

June 26, 2009 - Industry News

Truck Tonnage Index on the Rise

The American Trucking Associations' advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 3.2 percent in May, the first increase since February

Tags: Economy

June 26, 2009 - Industry News

TMC Prepares for Technician Skills Competition

The Technology and Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations has scheduled its fifth annual National Technician Skills Competition for Sept. 14-17, during the council's 2009 Fall Meeting at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, N.C

Tags: Events

June 26, 2009 - Industry News

Schneider National Expands Healthcare Offerings

Schneider National employees and their dependents now have access to a medical consultation service called Best Doctors

June 26, 2009 - Industry News

ZF and ISE to Distribute Hybrid Systems in North America

Auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen has signed on with ISE Corp., a producer of hybrid drives systems, to distribute a line of parallel-electric hybrid drive systems and parts in North America

June 25, 2009 - Industry News

Industry Organizations Debut Private Fleet Assessment Tool

The National Private Truck Council, Optima Associates and Schneider National have created the Private Fleet Assessment Program, a Web-based management resource to help carriers weigh the costs and overall performance of their fleet

June 25, 2009 - Industry News

Wyoming Eyes Tolling on I-80

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is considering placing a toll on Interstate 80 across southern Wyoming due to a shortfall of revenue needed to maintain the highway

Tags: Highways

June 25, 2009 - Industry News

CVSA Roadcheck Sees Drop in Safety Violations

During this year's Roadcheck, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's inspections found significant drops in vehicle and driver out-of-service rates as well as safety belt violations

June 25, 2009 - Industry News

Mack Finalizes Plant Consolidation

Mack's Macungie assembly operation will become home to its entire on-highway line, not just the Mack Granite and TerraPro models currently assembled there.

Starting in September, Mack Trucks will move production of its entire highway product line from its New River Valley, Va., plant to Macungie, Pa., where the company's construction and refuse trucks are built

June 25, 2009 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Sheds Light Vehicle Businesses

ArvinMeritor is selling its stake in two joint ventures in its light vehicle Chassis business, in an effort to concentrate on commercial vehicle businesses

June 25, 2009 - Industry News

TCA Seeks Nominations for Best Employer Contest

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge are now taking nominations for the 2010 Best Fleets to Drive For contest, which recognizes top employers in the North American for-hire trucking industry

June 25, 2009 - Industry News

YRC Seeks Change to Labor Agreement With Teamsters

As part of its effort to secure its financial position, YRC Worldwide is seeking to modify the terms of its labor agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamster

June 24, 2009 - Industry News

Bexar County Taps New Kenworth Hybrids

Bexar County, Texas, added three new Kenworth T370 diesel-electric hybrids, which will be housed at county service centers

June 24, 2009 - Industry News

Transport America Couple Reaches Safe Driving Milestones

A couple who drives for Transport America has recently reached million-mile safe driving milestones

June 24, 2009 - Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso Ramps Up Canadian Coverage

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has added eight new Canadian dealers to its network in 2009, with another three in the pipeline

June 24, 2009 - Industry News

Women In Trucking Begins Third Year with Board Changes and New Initiatives

The Women In Trucking association is entering its third year and recently experienced some changes during its June board meeting

June 24, 2009 - Industry News

New International Bridge to Mexico to Open in October

The South Texas city of Mission will be the location of a new international bridge to Mexico, scheduled to open in October

June 24, 2009 - Industry News

Lone Star State Passes Alternative Fuel Regulations

Texas recently passed legislation aimed at adding more alternative fuel vehicles to both state agency and private vehicle fleets

June 24, 2009 - Industry News

Federal Government Shells Out Funds for Transportation Projects

The Federal Highway Administration is shelling out $140 million to 36 states and another $5.2 million to 14 states for transportation improvement projects and bridge construction and repair, respectively

Tags: Highways

June 24, 2009 - Industry News

IFDA to Host Food Industry Driving Championship

The International Foodservice Distributors Association will host the 2009 Food Industry Truck Driving Championship Sept. 11-1

Tags: Events

June 23, 2009 - Industry News

Daimler Truck Financial Reaches 35-Year Milestone

Daimler Truck Financial reached its 35th anniversary in the trucking industry this week, boasting a portfolio of $5.4 billion and more than 43,000 contracts

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