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May 7, 2009 - Industry News

Agriculture Hours of Service Exemption Under Attack in Washington

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance and Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety this week sent a letter to leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee urging them to repeal the driver hours-of-service exemptions for agriculture and utility drivers

May 7, 2009 - Industry News

Cummins to Temporarily Close MidRange Plant

Cummins is temporarily closing the Columbus MidRange Engine Plant in Walesboro, Ind., just outside Columbus, as a result of Chrysler's decision last week to idle its manufacturing operations while it undergoes bankruptcy reorganization

May 7, 2009 - Industry News

TCA Makes Changes to Scholarship Program

The Truckload Carriers Association is opening up its annual scholarship application process on May 11, with some significant changes to the program

May 6, 2009 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Wins Modern Productivity Award

Detroit Diesel has been recognized with a Modern Productivity Award in Warehousing/Manufacturing from Modern Materials Handling magazine

May 6, 2009 - Industry News

Oil Prices Rise on Crude Stockpile Report

Oil prices jumped to their highest level so far this year Wednesday, settling at $56.34 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 6, 2009 - Industry News

ZF and Continental Announce Commercial Vehicle Hybrid Drive Strategic Alliance

ZF and Continental have finalized a strategic alliance to develop and produce hybrid drives for commercial vehicles

May 6, 2009 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Launches New Green Initiatives

Detroit Diesel announced new initiatives to support its commitment to the environment by becoming an Energy Star partner

May 6, 2009 - Industry News

Wallwork Kenworth - Bismarck Moves To New, State-of-the-Art Facility

Wallwork Kenworth has opened a state-of-the-art dealership in Bismarck, N.D., expanding its operations with a new facility that offers better accessibility and enhanced support

May 6, 2009 - Industry News

'Jason's Law' Introduced in Senate

New York Sen. Chuck Schumer has introduced companion legislation in the Senate to a bill in the House that would implement a pilot program to address shortages in safe parking for commercial motor vehicles on the National Highway System

May 5, 2009 - Industry News

Obama Administration Announces Biofuels Initiatives

President Obama Tuesday announced steps to increase the use of biofuels -- but traditional soy-based diesel would be limited in an EPA proposal

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 5, 2009 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel BlueTec Customer Demo Units In Use

Detroit Diesel's first two BlueTec emissions technology customer demo units are being evaluated by Schneider National

May 5, 2009 - Industry News

Navistar Offers Custom Engineering

Navistar launched its Custom Engineering group to make modifications and add unique features to many of its heavy and severe service trucks

May 4, 2009 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Fall Below $2.20

The national average price of a gallon of diesel fuel fell to $2.185, below $2.20 for the first time since they spiked in late March

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 4, 2009 - Industry News

CKCVR Q2 09 Fleet Equipment Buying Index Improves from Previous Quarter

CK Commercial Vehicle Research's Fleet Equipment Buying Index for Q2 2009 improved to 93.3 from 75.8 in the first quarter

Tags: Economy

May 3, 2009 - Industry News

Private Fleet Leaders Honored

The National Private Truck Council honored five individuals who have made significant contributions to NTPC

May 1, 2009 - Industry News

2009 Vista Competition Recognizes North America's Best Volvo Truck Technicians

Service technicians from Volvo Trucks North America dealership Pare Centre du Camion Volvo in Levis, Quebec, emerged victorious at the Volvo Vista 2009 competition on April 16

May 1, 2009 - Industry News

Mountain West Truck Center Team Wins Mack Technician Competition

Kara Holladay, Chris Shea and Wayne Thorne of Mountain West Truck Center, Salt Lake City, were crowned as Mack's champion service technicians on April 16 in the first Mack North American Vista Competition

May 1, 2009 - Industry News

Fleet Sentiment Report Looks at Equipment Buying and Usage

Older equipment, smaller fleets, fewer miles and idled equipment were the theme in a quarterly snapshot survey of fleets

May 1, 2009 - Industry News

H.R. Ewell Joins SmartWay

H.R. Ewell Inc., a regional mid-Atlantic-based food grade products carrier, joined the EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership

May 1, 2009 - Industry News

Cardinal Establishes New Transportation Management Division

Cardinal Logistics Management has established a new Transportation Management Division and has hired Todd Hoyt as general manager of transportation management services

May 1, 2009 - Industry News

Trucking Company Sees Growth in a Stalled Economy

Mountain Valley Express, a less-than-truckload carrier based in Manteca, Calif., announced it is adding a new facility to its 8-terminal network with a 36-door terminal in Phoenix

May 1, 2009 - Industry News

Supplier Industry Executives Bring Messages to Washington

"Card check" legislation and a newly re-introduced bill offering tax incentives for safety technology were two key issues for heavy-duty suppliers attending the Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association annual Legislative Summit last week

May 1, 2009 - Industry News

Con-way Freight Honored for Being Green

Con-way Freight has been named to IDG's InfoWorld Green 15 Awards ranking for 2009

May 1, 2009 - Industry News

New I-44 Welcome Center Offers 150 Truck Parking Spaces

The new Route 66-themed I-44 Conway Welcome Center at Mile Marker 111 west of Conway, Mo., is scheduled to open Monday, May 4, at 11 a.m. central time with a grand opening ceremony

Tags: Highways

May 1, 2009 - Industry News

Florida Proposal Would Double Registration Fee

The Florida Trucking Association reports that legislation in that state would double state registration fees on heavy vehicles, making Florida truck fees some of the highest in the country

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