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June 1, 2009 - Industry News

NPTC Adds Four to Driver Hall of Fame

The National Private Truck Council has inducted four drivers from member companies into its Driver Hall of Fame

June 1, 2009 - Industry News

NPTC Presents Safety Awards

The National Private Truck Council presented its safety awards to fleet members committed to improving safety performance

June 1, 2009 - Industry News

NPTC Recognizes Certified Transportation Professionals

The NPTC Institute, the educational and professional certification arm of the National Private Truck Council, honored 35 who achieved the Certified Transportation Professional designation

June 1, 2009 - Industry News

Hammond's No-idle AC System Receives SmartWay Status

Hammond Air Conditioning joins the ranks of the EPA's SmartWay program for its Arctic Breeze Truck AC systems

May 31, 2009 - Industry News

FTR Economist Sees Bottom of Freight Recession

The longest freight recession since WWII looks like it's hitting bottom, according to a noted trucking economist. And that's good, because you have to hit bottom before you can start going back up

Tags: Economy

May 31, 2009 - Industry News

YRC Struggling to Raise Cash

Financial struggles continue for less-than-truckload giant YRC Worldwide

May 31, 2009 - Industry News

Mack, UAW Reach New 40-Month Agreement

Mack Trucks announced over the weekend that employees represented by the United Auto Workers have ratified a new 40-month Master Agreement covering about 1,700 UAW members at seven facilities in three states

May 29, 2009 - Industry News

Central Trucking Joins EPA's SmartWay

Central Trucking, a national refrigerated carrier based in Indiana, has become of a member of the EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership

May 29, 2009 - Industry News

Nevada Puts New Restrictions on Carrier Trip Permits

Nevada has tweaked its motor carrier trip permit requirements, making it mandatory for commercial vehicles to obtain a 24-hour temporary registration trip permit before entering or operating the vehicle in the state

May 29, 2009 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Recognized for Support of Military Employees

ArvinMeritor is being honored for its exceptional support to its U.S. military employees

May 29, 2009 - Industry News

Kenworth Hybrid Gets Green Light From NYC

New York City welcomed a Kenworth T370 Hybrid into its fleet, making the truck the first medium-duty diesel-electric hybrid for the city

May 29, 2009 - Industry News

NAFTA Land Trade Down 27.9 Percent for March 2009

Surface transportation trade between the U.S., Canada and Mexico in March was down 27.9 percent from March 2008, even though it rose 6.5 percent from February

May 29, 2009 - Industry News

Stoughton Trailers Chooses Truck-Lite's Lighting and Harness System

Stoughton Trailers will deploy Truck-Lite's "Life-Time Lighting Solution" as its lighting and harness system on the company's trailers

May 29, 2009 - Industry News

NYC Sanitation Puts Bosch Rexroth's HRB to the Test

The New York City Department of Sanitation has begun field testing Bosch Rexroth's Hydrostatic Regenerative Braking parallel hydraulic hybrid system

May 29, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Wants Nominations for Safety Awards

ATA's Safety Management Council is now accepting nominations for safety awards, including ATA National Driver of the Year, National Safety Director Award, State Trucking Association Recognition Program awards, Excellence in Safety Award and the ATA President's Trophy

May 29, 2009 - Industry News

India's Tata Motors Rolls out New Suite of Trucks

India's Tata Motors debuted its new truck range, dubbed the "world truck," designed to deliver performance at a lower life-cycle cost, the company says

May 28, 2009 - Industry News

Mack Hybrid Refuse Truck Goes to the Big Apple

New York City is the first customer to experience a Mack diesel-electric hybrid model

May 28, 2009 - Industry News

Yokohama Tire Becomes SmartWay Shipper

Yokohama Tire is now a member of the Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay clan, as the company has been named a partner in the program recently

May 28, 2009 - Industry News

Con-way Freight Safety Managers Honored

The Georgia Motor Truck Association and the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association have honored two of Con-way Freight's safety managers as Safety Professionals of the Year

May 28, 2009 - Industry News

Schneider Takes Intermodal Service to the East

The eastern United States can now choose Schneider National for intermodal service, with Schneider's new Eastern Core Intermodal Service

Tags: Intermodal

May 28, 2009 - Industry News

Capacity Terminal Tractors to Use Navistar V-8 Diesel Engines

Capacity of Texas will soon see MaxxForce 7 engines in its terminal tractors, thanks to a recent partnership with Navistar Engine Group

May 28, 2009 - Industry News

Peterbilt Names Dealers of the Year

Peterbilt honored its 2008 North American Dealer of the Year and Medium Duty Dealer of the Year at the Peterbilt Annual Dealer Meeting

May 28, 2009 - Industry News

EIA Forecasts a 44 Percent Boost in Energy Use by 2030

The Energy Information Administration predicts that world energy use will increase 44 percent between 2006 and 2030 and that oil prices will rise to $130 per barrel by 2030

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 28, 2009 - Industry News

Calif. Truck Jam Coming Aug. 1

California Truck Jamboree will present its annual California Truck Jam on Aug. 1 at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif

Tags: Events

May 28, 2009 - Industry News

ECLC Debuts First Truck Show June 13

East Coast Large Cars will host its First Annual Truck Show at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, N.J., on June 13

Tags: Events

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