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November 6, 2008 - Industry News

Independent Panel Finds Border Project Safe But Statistically Inadequate

An independent panel evaluating the controversial cross-border trucking demonstration program says while there were no crashes involving Mexican carriers in the project and out of service rates were low, there were not enough participants for a meaningful comparison

November 5, 2008 - Industry News

What Will an Obama Presidency Mean for Trucking?

Now that Barack Obama has been elected as the 44th president of the United States, observers are looking to what kinds of decisions he might make that affect the trucking industry

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

Illinois Considers Toll Hike for Trucks

The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority is holding public hearings this month on a proposed toll increase on trucks to pay for a major construction project on the Illinois Tollway system

Tags: Highways

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

TSE Brakes Joins Marmon Highway Technologies

Marmon Highway Technologies, Birmingham, Ala., announced the acquisition of TSE Brakes

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

Bendix Continues Channel Partner Rewards Program

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems is honoring achievement in its Premier Distributor Program, a channel partner program that rewards distributors

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

Business Planning Education Session Scheduled for HDAW '09

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week '09 will host a best practices and solutions session, "Essential Elements of Your Business Plan," a panel discussion of industry executives with significant experience in the heavy duty industry

Tags: Events

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

PSI Celebrates 15 Years of Automatic Tire Inflation

Pressure Systems International recently celebrated its 15th anniversary at a Fleet Technology event held in San Antonio

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

Walker Group Holdings Acquires Bulk International

Walker Group Holdings of New Lisbon Wis., a portfolio company of Insight Equity, announced that it has purchased the Mexico-based manufacturing assets of Bulk International from Bulk Resources

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

Phillips Honored by Daimler Trucks

Daimler Trucks North America recently presented Phillips Industries with its 2007 Masters of Quality Award

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

MHF Trucking & Drayage Opens Chicago Terminal

MHF Logistical Solutions Trucking & Drayage Division of Jacksonville, Fla., has opened a terminal in Chicago

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

Mack Receives Additional $8.6 Million U.S. Army Award

Mack Trucks has received an award of approximately $8.6 million from the U.S. Army Tacom Life Cycle Management Command for 66 Mack Granite Elite model tractors over the next three years

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

Networkcar Becomes Networkfleet

Networkcar, San Diego, is changing its name to Networkfleet and has moved to a newly renovated building to expand its headquarters

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

NationaLease Announces 2008 Award Recipients

NationaLease, Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., announced the 2008 recipients of its Rising Star Awards and Leading Initiative Awards at its annual meeting held recently in Boston

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

Idle Reduction Technology Research Sheds Light on APU Decisions

The NC Solar Center at North Carolina State University in Raleigh wrapped up a three-year, $500,000 project funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that focused on developing mobile idle reduction technology to reduce idling of long haul trucks

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

New Study Offers Details on Moving Industry

The first comprehensive study of the economics of the U.S. moving and storage industry reveals a $16.5 billion sector providing 122,600 jobs distributed through all 50 states, with local small businesses making up 96 percent of the industry's establishments

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

Quebec to Join Ontario in Mandating Speed Limiters

The Canadian province of Quebec has finalized its speed limiter rule and is on pace to have it take effect on New Year's Day, reports the Canadian publication Today's Trucking.

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

Ontario To Offer Grants for Fuel-Saving Technologies

The Ontario provincial government is introducing a four-year, $15 million grant program to help commercial vehicles operators investing in fuel-saving technologies

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

New FHWA Office to Supports Innovative State Transportation Projects

The Federal Highway Administration announced the new Office of Innovative Program Delivery, which will provide national leadership and advice for states pursuing innovative and non-traditional transportation projects

Tags: Highways

November 4, 2008 - Industry News

Utility Tri-State Moves to More Advanced Facility

Utility Tri-State has relocated its Oklahoma City branch to a more advanced facility to better serve the ongoing needs of its customers and to reach out to new ones

November 3, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Continue to Fall

Diesel prices continue their headlong retreat, falling 20 cents last week to a national average of $3.088, according to weekly figures from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Tags: Fuel and Oil

November 3, 2008 - Industry News

Automotive and Heavy Duty Suppliers Ask President for Economic Relief

In a letter sent to President Bush, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association urged the acceleration of the $25 billion loan program for motor vehicle manufacturers and parts suppliers to meet increased fuel efficiency requirements

Tags: Economy

November 3, 2008 - Industry News

Stifel Nicolaus Conference Call: Intermodal Growth Peaking -- For Now

The conversion of domestic freight traffic from on-highway to domestic intermodal may have already peaked, but intermodal may begin to experience its full potential after the economy recovers

Tags: Intermodal

November 3, 2008 - Industry News

"Green Plus" Fuel Additive Available Following Settlement With EPA

A company fined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for selling an unregistered diesel additive in 2006 now says it has full EPA approval for its product

November 3, 2008 - Industry News

Cummins Has Record Quarter, But Predicts Lower Growth For Year

Cummins Inc. reported its highest third quarter sales and profits ever, and second best quarter in its history, but warned Friday that it would not be able to meet its full-year target for revenue growth, sending its shares tumbling

November 2, 2008 - Industry News

Rush Emphasizes Relationships in Speech to Business Students

Whether it's selling trucks or other types of business, building relationships is vital. That was part of the message of Marvin Rush, chairman of Rush Enterprises, when he spoke recently to students at the Indiana University's Kelley School of Business

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