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September 26, 2008 - Industry News

Used Truck Association Prepares For Convention

The Used Truck Association will celebrate its 20th anniversary during its ninth annual convention Nov. 9-12 in Reno, Nev

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September 25, 2008 - Industry News

Ports Clean Truck Programs Set To Begin On Schedule

An appeals court this week denied the American Trucking Associations' move to halt the Clean Truck programs of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The ports announced they will be going ahead with the program as scheduled

September 25, 2008 - Industry News

Wal-Mart Technician Wins TMC SuperTech Second Year In A Row

David Bryan Lewis of Wal-Mart Transportation in Sutherland, Va., successfully defended his 2007 title as the nation's top heavy truck technician as he was again named grand champion of TMC SuperTech 200

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September 25, 2008 - Industry News

Defense Department Honors Maverick

The Arkansas Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, presented Morgan Forrest, fleet manager at Maverick Transportation, with the Patriot Award

September 25, 2008 - Industry News

Magazine Ranks Toyo Top Truck Tire

Toyo was rated the #1 Overall Brand for Medium Truck Tires in Tire Review magazine's annual Tire Brand Study of North American tire dealers

September 25, 2008 - Industry News

Volvo To Award Scholarships

Volvo Trucks North America will award three "Great Minds" one-year scholarships to students whose parent or guardian drives a Volvo truck

September 25, 2008 - Industry News

TMW Systems TransForum User Conference and Exhibition

TMW Systems' TransForum 2008 User Conference and Exhibition attracted more than 1,300 trucking and transportation services professionals

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September 25, 2008 - Industry News

Tri-C Dedicates Truck Driving Academy

Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio, has dedicated a new Truck Driving Academy, the first element of the college's new Regional Transportation Institute

September 25, 2008 - Industry News

Penske Opens Austin Facility

Penske Truck Leasing recently hosted the grand opening of its facility in Austin, Texas

September 25, 2008 - Industry News

FleetPride Acquires Bound Brook Safety Equipment Co.

FleetPride has acquired Bound Brook Safety Equipment Co., a subsidiary of Somerset Tire Service, Edison, N.J

September 25, 2008 - Industry News

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Forum Returns to HDAW'09

The popular Heavy Duty Aftermarket Forum will again lead off the education program for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in 2009

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September 24, 2008 - Industry News

Daimler Looks To Green Future

At an international press briefing ahead of the IAA commercial vehicle show in Hannover this week, Andreas Renschler, head of Daimler Truck and Bus, said the Daimler division has reported the best earnings result in its history

September 24, 2008 - Industry News

EPA Awards Clean Diesel Funding

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the first $3.4 million in funding for clean diesel projects under the $50 million Diesel Emission Reduction Program

September 24, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Tonnage Index Falls

Confirming anecdotal reports of a slow August, the American Trucking Associations' For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.6 percent in August, the largest month-to-month drop since March

Tags: Economy

September 23, 2008 - Industry News

DC Convoy Draws Fewer Than Expected, But Delivers Fuel Message

Although fewer truckers showed up than organizers hoped, they say a protest in Washington, D.C. Tuesday over high fuel prices did generate some valuable local and national coverage in the media

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 23, 2008 - Industry News

Teamsters Strike Seattle Trucking Company

Teamsters at Oak Harbor Freight Lines in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho walked off the job Monday night in response to what they call "hostile efforts by company representatives to bully and intimidate workers.

September 23, 2008 - Industry News

Navistar Engine Celebrates 75 Years With Dedication Of New Engine Plant

During a special event Tuesday in Huntsville, Ala., Navistar Engine Group celebrated the 75th anniversary of its first production diesel engine, the D-40, with the dedication of the facility that will build its newest diesel engine family, MaxxForce Big Bore

September 23, 2008 - Industry News

Trucking Calls for Comprehensive Plan to Limit Fuel Costs' Effect on the Economy

A top trucking official Tuesday urged the Bush Administration and Congress to implement a comprehensive energy plan that will ensure an affordable supply of oil and limit the effect of rising fuel costs on the U.S. economy

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 23, 2008 - Industry News

Kenworth Truck Centres of Ontario Relocates

Kenworth Truck Centres of Ontario has expanded its customer support with a new facility in Lively, Ontario, that provides enhanced service, easier accessibility and a wider selection of new Kenworth trucks

September 23, 2008 - Industry News

C.H. Robinson Named a "Best Place to Work"

C.H. Robinson Worldwide was named by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as a "Best Place to Work" in the Minneapolis area for 2008

September 23, 2008 - Industry News

Firestone To Close Noblesville Air Springs Plant

Firestone Industrial Products Company will close its Noblesville, Ind., air spring plant after a gradual phase-down of operations

September 23, 2008 - Industry News

PHH Arval Named To InformationWeek Top 100

PHH Arval, Sparks, Md., was ranked 76th on the 2008 InformationWeek 500

September 23, 2008 - Industry News

Manufacturer-Driven IT Solutions Slated for Discussion At Conference

Representatives of three automotive parts manufacturers will discuss how information technology (IT) innovations have helped their companies realize supply chain improvements and profitability on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the MIS Council Fall Conference in Marco Island, Fla

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September 23, 2008 - Industry News

Accuride Announces Changes To Improve Competitiveness

Accuride Corp. announced leadership changes and other restructuring changes, including the creation of an aftermarket division, designed to improve its competitiveness

September 22, 2008 - Industry News

Booths Going Quickly For HDAW '09

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week organizers report outstanding progress in product expo booth reservations for the February 2009 event, with more than 53 companies already submitting contracts to exhibit and participat

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