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October 13, 2009 - Industry News

CVSA Kicks Off Safe Driver Campaign With High School Event

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration are kicking off the "Operation Safe Driver" campaign on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Md

October 13, 2009 - Industry News

OPIS to Host Webinar on DEF Integration

The Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) is hosting a webinar on preparing for a smooth and profitable integration of diesel exhaust flui

Tags: Events

October 13, 2009 - Industry News

Dupre Beefs Up Southern Presence

Dupre Logistics has opened a new terminal in Birmingham, Ala., with 13 employees and four trucks, and expects to double the location's resources by the end of 201

October 13, 2009 - Industry News

Carrier Transicold Announces Early Phase-in of 2010 TRUs

Carrier Transicold has initiated the early phase-in of 2010 model year engines in most of its transport refrigeration units, providing extra engine compliance life under California Air Resources Board regulation

October 13, 2009 - Industry News

Registration Open For Heavy Duty Dialogue '10

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association has opened registration for its Heavy Duty Dialogue 2010, which is scheduled for January 18, 2010 at The Mirage in Las Vega

Tags: Events

October 13, 2009 - Industry News

Penske Opens New Maryland Facility

Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new 21,400-square-foot facility in Jessup, Md

October 13, 2009 - Industry News

Port of Oakland Passes Ban on Older Trucks

The Port of Oakland in California has passed a strict ban on older trucks that goes into effect Jan. 1, 201

Tags: Intermodal

October 12, 2009 - Industry News

Green Strategies for Profitability

Being "green" can be a real win-win for trucking companies. That was the message of a panel session on "Green Strategies for Profitability" during the American Trucking Associations' annual management conference last week in Las Vegas

October 12, 2009 - Industry News

Oil Reaches Seven-week High

The price of crude oil settled at a seven-week high Monday, on news of a global economic recovery and increased demand reflecting a cold front that has hit the U.S

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 12, 2009 - Industry News

HDMA Announces Theme, Contributors For Heavy Duty Dialogue

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association is gearing up for next year's Heavy Duty Dialogue, settling on the theme of "The Next Decade in the Commercial Vehicle Industry" and announcing contributor

Tags: Events

October 12, 2009 - Industry News

Research Center Taps Funding For New Diesel Engine Testing

The Knoxville, Tenn.-based National Transportation Research Center will receive $500,000 in federal research funding to test the Legacy rotary engine, a new type of rotary diesel engine for the trucking industry

October 12, 2009 - Industry News

Pilot Provides Free Flu Shot to Employees

Through a partnership with Walgreens, Pilot Travel Centers is providing free seasonal flu shots to all 14,000 of the company's employees around the country, whether they participate in the company's medical plan or not

October 12, 2009 - Industry News

ACT: The Worst Production Rates Are Behind Us

Truck assembly plants, such as this Mack facility in Macungie, Pa., may start to see more activity.

While year-over-year declines will continue until the first quarter of 2010, the worst is behind us, and truck production rates will grow starting in the third quarte

October 12, 2009 - Industry News

GAO: More Biofuel Production Needed

The production of biofuel, including biodiesel and ethanol, must be increased in order to meet the requirements of the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Ac

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 12, 2009 - Industry News

Women In Trucking to Host Luncheon at Big Rig Expo

Women In Trucking will host a luncheon for members and potential members at the Big Rig Expo Oct. 23 at the Tulsa Convention Center

Tags: Events

October 12, 2009 - Industry News

Webinar to Cover Fuel Management

Sokolis Group will host a webinar on making better fuel budget decisions in 2010, on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 2 p.m. Eastern time

Tags: Events

October 12, 2009 - Industry News

HDAW One-on-One Supplier Registration Hits Record of 111

Registrations for pre-scheduled, one-on-one meetings during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week '10 has hit an all-time high, with 111 supplier teams already signed u

Tags: Events

October 9, 2009 - Industry News

Arizona to Shutter Rest Stops to Save Money

The Arizona Department of Transportation plans to temporarily close 13 highway rest stops, possibly close 12 Motor Vehicle Division field offices, defer $370 million in highway construction project

October 9, 2009 - Industry News

Crash-related Deaths Down in First Half of 2009

The number of deaths related to motor vehicle crashes fell by 7 percent in the first half of 2009 compared to the first half of 200

October 9, 2009 - Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso Expands Into Puerto Rico With New Dealer

Guaraguao Truck Sales, Bayamón, Puerto Rico, will serve as the authorized sales and service dealer for Mitsubishi Fuso medium-duty work trucks

October 9, 2009 - Industry News

NTEA Announces Members of Verification Program

The National Truck Equipment Association has recognized three member companies and requalified 17 companies through its Member Verification Program for their commitment to safety and quality standard

October 9, 2009 - Industry News

CARB Lists Options for TRU Compliance

To help carriers comply with its new regulations for reefer units, the California Air Resources Board has provided a list of pollution control technology options on its web sit

October 9, 2009 - Industry News

Parts Suppliers Call on Congress to Focus on Industry Needs

The motor vehicle parts industry last week urged Congress to invest in the industry, which needs greater access to capital and long-term programs to support technology and innovation

October 9, 2009 - Industry News

Leland Brake and Wheel Adds to Distributor Network

Leland Brake and Wheel Parts, a foundation air brake parts supplier based in DuBois, Pa., has added Brockway Truck Sales, Bronx, N.Y., to its distributor network

October 9, 2009 - Industry News

Illinois DOT Plans 12-day Closure of MLK Bridge

The Illinois Department of Transportation is closing the Martin Luther King Bridge to all traffic for 12 days starting Monday, Oct. 12

Tags: Highways

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