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November 17, 2008 - Industry News

Supplier CEOs Write Congress Urging Help for Auto Makers

Urging Congressional support for financial assistance to the automotive industry, 98 supplier industry CEOs sent a letter to every member of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives Monday,

November 14, 2008 - Industry News

Waste Management Begins Testing Hydraulic Hybrids

Houston-based Waste Management, North America's largest waste management company, is field-testing the first prototype parallel hydraulic hybrid truck to be deployed in a waste collection vehicle

November 14, 2008 - Industry News

Engine Group Estimates DEF Use

The Engine Manufacturers Association has developed estimates for how much diesel exhaust fluid will be needed by U.S. and Canadian on-highway vehicles from 2010 to 2019

November 14, 2008 - Industry News

Setco Announces Partnership with AMS to Distribute Clutch Products

Setco Automotive and AMS Automotive have teamed up to market and distribute Lipe Clutch products in the heavy duty aftermarket

November 14, 2008 - Industry News

Collection of Clean Truck Fee Will Be Delayed at Southern California Ports

Collection of the Clean Truck Fee at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will not begin today as previously scheduled.

Tags: Intermodal

November 13, 2008 - Industry News

MHF Trucking & Drayage Opens Massachusetts Terminal

MHF Logistical Solutions Trucking & Drayage Division has opened a terminal in Worcester, Mass

November 13, 2008 - Industry News

Voters Approve $71 Billion for Transportation Funding

On Nov. 4, voters passed measures generating more than $71 billion in new revenue for transportation infrastructure work, reports the American Road & Transportation Builders Association

Tags: Highways

November 13, 2008 - Industry News

S&P's Downgrades Automotive Suppliers

A number of automotive suppliers, including several that also supply the commercial truck industry, had their credit ratings placed on CreditWatch by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services because of their ties to struggling American automakers

November 13, 2008 - Industry News

Wabash National Launches Purchasing Consortium

Wabash National, Lafayette, Ind., launched the Transportation Equipment Purchasing Consortium with other businesses associated with the transportation industry

November 13, 2008 - Industry News

Freight Index in Negative Territory

The Freight Transportation Services Index fell 2.5 percent in September from its August level, declining for the second consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Tags: Economy

November 12, 2008 - Industry News

Philips Respironics Launches Sleep Apnea Awareness Program

Royal Philips Electronics announced a program targeted at the trucking industry to increase awareness of a potentially serious disorder called Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) that can negatively affect drivers and impact trucking companies

November 12, 2008 - Industry News

Volvo To Display Intelligent Vehicle Systems Innovations at 15th World Congress on ITS

Sweden-based Volvo Group, the parent company of Volvo Trucks North America, will showcase a number of intelligent transportation systems under the theme of "Connected Truck" during the 15th World Congress on ITS in New York, Nov. 16-20

Tags: Events

November 12, 2008 - Industry News

Two Agencies Look at Short-Term, Long-Term Energy Forecasts

Two different energy forecasts released Wednesday indicate that while oil and diesel prices may stay fairly low through 2009, if that delays energy investment spending, it could mean an energy supply crunch later on

Tags: Fuel and Oil

November 12, 2008 - Industry News

Truck Parking Limited for I-80 Storm Closures

The Nevada Department of Transportation is reminding truckers that the Boomtown Truck Stop, located west of Reno on Interstate 80, has indefinitely closed

Tags: Highways

November 11, 2008 - Industry News

Volvo Powertrain Cutting 1,000 Jobs

Truck maker Volvo AB is cutting 1,000 jobs in its Powertrain unit, including 100 at its Hagerstown, Md. powertrain plant, according to widely published reports Tuesday

November 11, 2008 - Industry News

Domestic Intermodal Posts Best Results in Four Years

Domestic intermodal had its best performance this quarter since the second quarter of 2004, according to a report released by the Intermodal Association of North America

Tags: Intermodal

November 11, 2008 - Industry News

Ryder Celebrates 75 Years

Ryder System last week celebrated 75 years in business at its headquarters in northwestern Miami-Dade

November 11, 2008 - Industry News

FleetCards USA Launches Trends Advisory Council

FleetCards USA, Atlanta, launched a new trends advisory council, called FleetCards TrendWatch, which will examine the influences and effects that most impact the American fleet card business

November 11, 2008 - Industry News

Great Dane Closing Savannah Plant

Great Dane Trailers plans to close its original manufacturing facility in Savannah, Ga., effective Jan. 9, 2009

November 11, 2008 - Industry News

AASA, OAC Announce Integration of Associations

The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) and the Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) announced an integration and leadership agreement between the two groups

November 11, 2008 - Industry News

Inland Power Group Moving to New Facility

Inland Power Group of Rockford, Ill., will relocate its Rockford operations to a larger facility

November 11, 2008 - Industry News

Navistar Reorganizes Truck Business

Navistar continues to grow its business globally to reach new markets, such as South Africa, where the company recently participated in the  Johannesburg International Motor Show.

Navistar International announced it is reorganizing its truck segment into four business units: North American Truck Operations, Global Truck Operations, Global Bus Operations and Navistar Defense

November 10, 2008 - Industry News

National Diesel Average Falls Below $3

The national average retail price for a gallon of diesel fuel fell below $3, the lowest price in more than a year

Tags: Fuel and Oil

November 10, 2008 - Industry News

Automotive and Heavy Duty Suppliers Seek Economic Relief from Government

As the Big Three automakers continue to lobby Washington, D.C., for a government bailout, automotive and heavy-duty parts and components suppliers reminded the government that they need economic relief, too

Tags: Economy

November 10, 2008 - Industry News

Mahle Clevite Technician Award Sponsor

Mahle Clevite, Ann Arbor, Mich., announced its participation as a sponsor in the Technician of the Year Program

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