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June 11, 2008 - Industry News

Allison Automatics Claim Optimum Fuel Economy

Allison Transmission, Inc. has announced that recent test results show fully automatic Allison transmissions, along with a vehicle spec that is appropriate for the particular duty cycle, can provide superior fuel efficiency and optimum fuel economy.

Tags: Economy

June 11, 2008 - Industry News

DriverTech Announces 'No Transaction Charge' In-Cab Scanning

DriverTech, designers of the transportation industry's Windows XP-embedded onboard computing system with three modes of communications, announced the commercial availability of its DTScan in-cab scanning solution

June 11, 2008 - Industry News

Thermo King's TriPac DPF Gains CARB Approval

Thermo King's diesel particulate filter (DPF) for its TriPac Hybrid Auxiliary Idle Reduction and Temperature Management System has been approved for use by the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

June 11, 2008 - Industry News

Shell Superrigs '08

Best In Show

Canadian Ryan Danylchuk just made it on to the lot at the Iowa 80 Truckstop as the judges were setting out to judge the lights category on Friday evening, Day Two of the 2008 Shell Rotella Superrigs.

Tags: Events

June 11, 2008 - Industry News

Paccar Parts Incentives on Fuel-Saving Idle-Reduction Truck Technologies

Paccar Parts announced a program to incentivize the sale of its idle reduction, engine-off cooling and heating technology provided by leading automotive and truck supplier Webasto

June 11, 2008 - Industry News

Eaton Wins CALSTART 2008 Blue Sky Award

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced it has received the CALSTART 2008 Blue Sky Award for innovation and advancement in sustainable transportation technology

June 10, 2008 - Industry News

Ohio Truck Driving Championships

On Saturday, June 14 the Ohio Professional Roadeo Drivers Association will be conducting the Ohio State Truck Driving Championship

Tags: Events

June 10, 2008 - Industry News

Central Texas Retreading Announces New Oliver Rubber Retreading Facility

Central Texas Retreading of Elm Mott, Texas, will install an Oliver Rubber retreading facility that will begin making Oliver brand commercial retreads on June 15, 2008

June 10, 2008 - Industry News

Hankook Tire Pledges $19 Million Annually to Environmental Technology Research

Hankook Tire, Wayne, N.J. announced that they will increase their ongoing investment into researching and developing more environmentally friendly tire technology to more than $19 million annually

June 10, 2008 - Industry News

APA Search Opens West Coast Office

APA Search announced the opening of their new office in Rolling Hills Estates, CA in order to better serve its West Coast clients.

June 10, 2008 - Industry News

Tucker Company Joins the ATA

New Jersey-based logistics provider Tucker Company has joined the American Trucking Associations, in an effort to work more closely with its counterparts to advance the interests of the trucking industry

June 9, 2008 - Industry News

Daimler Recognizes 43 Masters of Quality

Daimler Trucks North America recognized 43 North American manufacturers that provide components for Freightliner, Sterling and Western Star truck brands as recipients of their Masters of Quality supplier quality award for 2007

June 9, 2008 - Industry News

NAST Names Winners in Second Show of Season

The National Association of Show Trucks had its second show of the season in Tecumseh, Mich., where thunder and lightning lit up the sky during Friday night's light judging

Tags: Events

June 9, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices, Oil Down

The average price of a gallon of diesel fuel dropped slightly for the second week in a row, according to weekly figures from the federal Energy Information Administration, and crude oil prices dropped Monday as well

Tags: Fuel and Oil

June 9, 2008 - Industry News

Teamsters Strike Major Carhaul Company

Teamster carhaul members employed at Performance Transportation Services Inc. went on strike against the company at 9 a.m. eastern time Monday

June 8, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Hit New Record

Oil prices took their largest single-day leap ever Friday, and energy ministers from the world's top industrialized nations pledged Sunday to work to fight soaring energy costs

Tags: Fuel and Oil

June 8, 2008 - Industry News

Maine Offers Low-Cost Loans for APUS

A new program rolled out last week in Maine will help truckers reduce their costs by $12,000 or more per rig, while improving air quality

June 5, 2008 - Industry News

Upfit Allowance Available for Dodge Sprinter Chassis Cabs

Dodge announced a program running from June 3, 2008 to January 2, 2009 offering a $1,000 allowance toward the purchase of an upfit body for installation on all Dodge Sprinter chassis cab models

June 5, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Purification Systems Joins EPA's WasteWise Program

Oil Purification Systems, Shelton, Conn., is participating in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WasteWise program as an endorser helping to promote environmental sustainability to its customers, partners and suppliers

June 5, 2008 - Industry News

AASA Changes Vision Conference Dates

The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association has rescheduled its Vision Conference to Tuesday and Wednesday, March 17-18, 2009, at the InterContinental Chicago O'Hare, Rosemont, Ill

Tags: Events

June 5, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Leap

After falling for several days, the price of crude oil took an unexpected jump Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Light sweet crude for July delivery leaped $5.49 late in the day to close at $127.79 a barrel

Tags: Fuel and Oil

June 5, 2008 - Industry News

Interstate Distributor Co.: Overtime Lawsuit Has no Merit

A lawsuit filed against Tacoma, Wash.-based Interstate Distributor Co. alleging that it unlawfully failed to pay overtime wages to its interstate drivers has no merit, according to an attorney for the company

June 5, 2008 - Industry News

North Carolina Proposes Idling Rule

The North Carolina Division of Air Quality has proposed a "pre-draft" rule to limit idling time of trucks over 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating to no more than 5 minutes at a time in any 60-minute period

June 5, 2008 - Industry News

Georgia Suspends Scheduled Increase in Fuel Tax

Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue signed an executive order this week suspending a scheduled increase in fuel taxes that would have taken effect on July 1

Tags: Fuel and Oil

June 4, 2008 - Industry News

UPS Freight Extends Reliability Guarantee to Canada

UPS Freight, which introduced its on-time performance guarantee in the United States in January, has expanded the guarantee to shipments moving in both directions across the Canada-U.S. border

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