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August 18, 2008 - Industry News

CVSN Introduces "President's Recognition Award"

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network has unveiled a new President's Recognition award, which will recognize distributors and suppliers who have made significant contributions

August 18, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Price Average Drops to $4.207

The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel plummeted to $4.207 in the past week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 18, 2008 - Industry News

Exhibitors at TMC and HDAW to Get Help With Costs

The American Trucking Associations and its Technology and Maintenance Council and the organizers of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week '09 are working together with the Freeman Companies to reduce the cost for suppliers that plan on exhibiting at both events

Tags: Events

August 17, 2008 - Industry News

Toy Truck Show This Weekend

Official 2007 National Toy Truck N Construction Show truck model

The 18th annual National Toy Truck'n Construction Show, featuring model trucks and construction equipment, will be Aug. 22-24 at the Adam's Mark airport hotel in Indianapolis

Tags: Events

August 15, 2008 - Industry News

CVSA Seeks to Educate CMV Stakeholders on Use of EOBRs

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold a symposium on Electric On Board Recording Devices Dec. 1-3 in Minneapolis

Tags: Events

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Increases Driver Appreciation Bonus

Barr-Nunn Transportation, Granger, Iowa, announced that beginning immediately, all driver and owner-operator appreciation bonuses will be increased to $25 per bonus

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

Nation's Top Truck Drivers on the Road to Houston

Nearly 400 top professional truck drivers from all across the U.S. are heading for Houston, Texas, for the 2008 National Truck Driving Championships, August 19-23 in the George R. Brown Convention Center

Tags: Events

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

Trucking Association Executives' Council Elects Officers

The Trucking Association Executives' Council elected Kenny Cragen as National Chairman for 2008-2009

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

TCA Independent Contractor Division to Meet in Chicago

The Independent Contractor Division of the Truckload Carriers Association will meet Sept. 11-12 at the Renaissance Chicago O'Hare Suites in Chicago

Tags: Events

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

19 ABF State Driving Champions Competing in National Truck Driving Championships

ABF Freight System, Fort Smith, Ark., is sending 19 championship drivers from 10 states to the 71th National Truck Driving Championships this week in Houston

Tags: Events

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

Industry Asked to Rank Top Concerns

The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, launched its 2008 Top Industry Issues Survey

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

Study Ranks States on Road Conditions

The Reason Foundation's 17th Annual Report on the Performance of State Highway Systems found that North Dakota does the best job maintaining its roads and bridges and New Jersey has the worst-performing, least cost-effective highway system in the nation

Tags: Highways

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

TMC Readies for SuperTech 2008

The Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations will hold TMCSuperTech2008, its fourth annual National Technician Skills Competition, Sept. 15-16, during TMC's 2008 Fall Meeting in Nashville

Tags: Events

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

TMC Fall Meeting Next Month

The Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations will hold its 2008 Fall Meeting, along with TMCSuperTech2008, Sept. 15-18 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel & Nashville Convention Center

Tags: Events

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

Old Dominion Web-Based Service to Track Equipment

Old Dominion Freight Line, Thomasville, N.C., launched the "Find Available Equipment" application on its Web site helping customers locate containers available for street-turns and/or units available to haul volume shipments near their location at a faster and more affordable rate

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

Truck and Other Highway Fatality Numbers Drop

The number of people killed in large-truck crashes fell 4.4 percent last year, as the number of highway fatalities dropped again to historically low levels

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

J.D. Power: Plans to Buy New Trucks Lowest Since Survey Began

The percentage of heavy duty truck owners who say they "definitely will" purchase or lease a new truck in the next 12 months has reached the lowest level since the 2002 study, according to a surve

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

ACOFAS Vibration Analysis Technician Training Clinic

The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialist (ACOFAS) is holding a Technician Training Clinic focusing on truck chassis vibration diagnoses in Bridgeton, Mo., Oct. 21-22

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

Mack Restructuring Plans Include Moving HQ

Mack President & CEO Dennis Slagle

Mack Trucks today announced a major restructuring plan, including moving its headquarters to Greensboro, N.C., and moving the production of Mack highway trucks to Mack's Pennsylvania plant

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

Teamsters Members Reject Carhaul Contract

Despite the union's urging to vote yes, Teamster carhaul members voted to reject the proposed 2008-2011 National Master Automobile Transporters Agreement and all of its supplements

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Raises Pay Cap for Owner Operators

Barr-Nunn Transportation, Granger, Iowa has raised pay for its owner-operators

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

EIA Makes Predictions on Diesel Prices, Petroleum Demand

Diesel fuel retail prices in 2008 are projected to average $4.18 per gallon, up from $2.88 per gallon in 2007, and increase to an average of $4.27 per gallon in 2009, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

Remy Announces Improved Second Quarter Results

Remy International, Pendleton, Ind. said its second-quarter profits were "a substantial improvement" over the loss in last year's second quarter

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

Massachusetts Law Will Require Biofuel in Diesel

As part of a new law designed encourage the growth of an advanced biofuels industry in the state, Massachusetts will require biofuels in diesel

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

Peterbilt Medium Duty Hybrids Go On Tour

Peterbilt introduced its Medium Duty Hybrid Demonstration Tour, designed to provide existing and prospective customers in the United States and Canada the ability to test drive and evaluate the new 2009 Peterbilt Medium Duty Hybrid Models

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