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March 19, 2009 - Industry News

Fuel Issue Wins Grand Neal Award for Heavy Duty Trucking

Heavy Duty Trucking magazine has captured the 2009 Grand Neal Award-the highest honor in business journalism. The magazine won for its special theme issue, Fuel Crisis Survival, published in June 2008 as trucking struggled with sky-high fuel prices

March 19, 2009 - Industry News

Penske Truck Leasing and Smith System Team Up For Exclusive Driver Safety Training Programs

Penske Truck Leasing announced it has teamed up with Smith System, the global leader in driver safety training

March 18, 2009 - Industry News

DASH7 Alliance Formed to Advance Wireless Data Technology

Michelin, Lockheed Martin's Savi Technology, Texas Instruments and others are forming the DASH7 Alliance, a cross-industry initiative to expand the use of a wireless data technolog

March 18, 2009 - Industry News

Jacobs Vehicle Systems Marks Sale of 4 Millionth Engine Brake

Jacobs Vehicle Systems is marking the sale of its 4 millionth Jacobs Engine Brake this month

March 17, 2009 - Industry News

Navistar to Introduce 'PΛRTSMΛRT Charlie' at MATS

The Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) is the gathering place for manufacturers, fleet owners, truck drivers and…male ballerinas

March 17, 2009 - Industry News

Paccar Establishes New Technology Centers

Paccar recently launched innovative product and technology centers at its Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF manufacturing facilities

March 17, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Chairman Endorses Forestry Truck Productivity Reform

The American Trucking Associations are addressing the challenges to freight transportation by encouraging size and weight provisions to maximize productivity and decrease roadway demand

March 17, 2009 - Industry News

GAO Releases Transportation Funding Report

The General Accountability Office, in a recent report to Congress and DOT, made recommendations to avoid another highway funding shortfall

Tags: Highways

March 17, 2009 - Industry News

Women In Trucking to Host Reception at MATS, Appear on Sirius XM Show

Women In Trucking, a non-profit organization created to encourage the employment and success of women in the trucking industry, will be participating in numerous events at the Mid-America Trucking show this week

Tags: Events

March 17, 2009 - Industry News

Sirius XM's Road Dog Trucking Radio to Broadcast Live at MATS

Sirius XM's newly expanded Road Dog Trucking Radio channel will broadcast live from the 2009 Mid-America Trucking Show at the Kentucky Expo Center/North Wing Booth #16116 from March 19-21, 2009

Tags: Events

March 17, 2009 - Industry News

Kenworth Medium Duty Hybrids, T800 LNG Trucks Eligible for U.S. Federal Stimulus Package Aid

Truck operators who purchase new Kenworth medium duty hybrid trucks and tractors or Kenworth T800 liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles

March 17, 2009 - Industry News

Double Coin Doubles Mexico Market Share on TBR Products in 2008

CMA, LLC and Double Coin released their Mexico market share numbers on their Double Coin TBR products

March 17, 2009 - Industry News

EVI to Demonstrate Commercial Electric Trucks at MATS

Electric Vehicles International (EVI), a manufacturer of commercial electric vehicles, announced today that "road ready" EV/HEV class 3-6 commercial vehicles will be available for demonstrations at the 2009 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY

March 17, 2009 - Industry News

Michelin to Raffle Set of X One XDN2 Tires at Mid-America Trucking Show

Michelin Americas Truck Tires is giving away a set of drive-axle truck tires to one lucky attendee at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) this week in Louisville, Ky

March 17, 2009 - Industry News

Con-way Multimodal Names Orr and Dietrich to Leadership Positions

Con-way Multimodal, the nationwide truckload brokerage division of Menlo Worldwide Logistics, today announced that Greg Orr and David Dietrich have joined the company

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Continue to Drop, Despite Higher Crude Prices

Diesel prices continue to fall, and have dropped below the $2-mark in many areas of the country, even as crude oil prices are now up closer to the $50 a barrel mark

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

Mexico Retaliates For Cutting Off Cross-Border Program

Mexico is retaliating for last week's actions that cut off funding for a federal pilot program that allowed a limited amount of cross-border trucking

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

2009 Tire Shipments to Drop Seven Percent

Tire shipments are projected to drop more than 7 percent in 2009 following a nearly 9 percent drop in 2008, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association

Tags: Economy

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

NHTSA Says Expect Stopping Distance Rule in May

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration now estimates it will publish its final rule on reduced stopping distances on May 22

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

1st Guard Corp. Safeguards Customers by Eliminating Storage of Credit Card Information

1st Guard Corporation, a specialty insurer for long-haul truckers, recently implemented a monumental change in the way they store policyholder credit card information

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

Dealer of the Year Nominees Announced

This year's nominees for the American Truck Dealers/Heavy Duty Trucking Truck Dealer of the Year Award have been announced

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

First Quarterly Data Report on the U.S. Moving Industry Published

The American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA) has released the inaugural edition of Industry Trends, the first data publication to cover the U.S. moving and storage industry in depth

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

VDOT Proposal to Close Rest Areas Threatens Safety of Motorists

Despite receiving $694.5 million for highway projects in the federal stimulus package, the Virginia Department of Transportation is planning to close 25 of the state's 41 Interstate highway rest areas

Tags: Highways

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

SAF-Holland Wylie Texas Plant to Absorb Monroe North Carolina Fifth Wheel Manufacturing

SAF-Holland has announced that it will be moving fifth wheel manufacturing operations from its Monroe, North Carolina plant to its Wylie, Texas facility

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Offers BlueTec Emissions Technology Training for Service Network

As the EPA 2010 emissions regulation nears, Detroit Diesel is dedicated to ensuring its service network is prepared for the launch of its BlueTec(r) Emissions Technology

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