TopNews

17551  -  17575  of  34343

October 9, 2008 - Industry News

BTS Releases North American Surface Trade Numbers for July

Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico was 15.9 percent higher in July 2008 than in July 2007, reaching $71.6 billion

Tags: Economy

October 8, 2008 - Industry News

New Jersey Scales Back Toll Proposal

New Jersey officials are scaling back their controversial proposal to hike tolls

Tags: Highways

October 8, 2008 - Industry News

EPA Honors Mack for Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Mack Trucks was among seven companies recognized this week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for achieving significant greenhouse gas reductions through EPA's Climate Leaders program

October 8, 2008 - Industry News

Freight Index Fell 1.9 Percent in August from July

The Freight Transportation Services Index fell 1.9 percent in August from its July level, declining after four consecutive monthly increases, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics reports

Tags: Economy

October 8, 2008 - Industry News

SAE Panel: Global Cooperation Key to Technology Innovation

Global product development, lauded for shaving engineering costs and speeding products to market, is providing other benefits for U.S.-based commercial vehicle manufacturers: Fresh thinking from other parts of the world

Tags: Events

October 7, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Expands Highway Safety Agenda

The Board of Directors of the American Trucking Associations Tuesday voted to expand the organization's aggressive safety agenda

October 7, 2008 - Industry News

Idle-Reduction Systems Get Tax Break

The $700 billion financial rescue plan signed by President Bush contains a tax exemption for idle-reduction systems, such as auxiliary power units and cab insulation

October 7, 2008 - Industry News

EPA Honors SmartWay Participants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presented SmartWay Excellence Awards to 27 businesses and organizations

October 7, 2008 - Industry News

Survey Identifies Key Trends in Global Supply Chains

A survey of logistics executives revealed that reverse globalization, softer revenue forecasts and sustainability are key issues affecting global supply chains

October 7, 2008 - Industry News

Canadian Company Buys Quebec LTL

Canada's largest for-hire trucking company, TransForce, has made a deal to acquire Quebec-based LTL fleet Transport Couture et Fils Itée (TCFL)

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Wabco Announces Multi-Year Contract With ZF

Wabco Holdings, Brussells, Belgium, extended a long-term agreement to supply ZF with transmission automation systems for its "AS Tronic" and "AS Tronic lite" automatic transmissions

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Announces Safety Winners

The American Trucking Associations recently honored fleets with the best safety programs at its Safety & Loss Prevention Management Council's national conference

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Vipar Heavy Duty To Offer Horton Products

Vipar Heavy Duty, Crystal Lake, Ill., announced a new product program with Horton in which Vipar's network of truck parts professionals will add Horton's products to the portfolio of brands they offer to the heavy duty aftermarket

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Leasing Company Adopts Puradyn Oil Filtration System

Puradyn Filter Technologies, Boynton Beach, Fla., has received initial orders for 176 systems from a major heavy-duty truck leasing and rental company

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Prices Continue To Fall

Diesel prices and crude oil prices continue to fall. The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel fell to $3.875, plunging 8.4 cents from the previous week,

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Bolt Express Expands Services

Bolt Express, Toledo, Ohio, continues to expand, now offering Bolt Express Truckload, providing dedicated truckload services to all points in North America and Mexico

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Fuel Costs Top Trucking's List Of Top Concerns

Not surprisingly, the cost of fuel and the nation's economy top the American Transportation Research Institute's annual survey of the top 10 critical issues facing U.S. truckers

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Biodiesel Issues Addressed In Bailout Bill

As part of the financial rescue bill passed last week, there are measures that extend the biodiesel tax incentive and close the so-called "splash and dash" loophole

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

New Program Trains Troops For Trucker Jobs

Troop Transition, a career transition program designed for those serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, announced Troops 2 Truckers, a program for service members who seek post-service employment in the trucking industry

October 3, 2008 - Industry News

ATD Launches Commercial Truck of the Year Award

The American Truck Dealers announced it will recognize the best medium- and heavy-duty trucks by current model year sold in the United States

October 3, 2008 - Industry News

Bendix Expands Module Business With Autocar Cab Deal

Autocar has selected Bendix for complete assembly of the cab for its Xpeditor models. Last week, Bendix rolled the first cab module off the assembly line in a newly renovated, 75,000-square-foot Bendix facility initially dedicated to the Autocar business

October 3, 2008 - Industry News

Freightliner Announces Slice of Trucker Life Blog

Freightliner Trucks has provided three owner-operators a "Slice of Life" - a 2009 Freightliner Cascadia for one year. In exchange, the drivers will blog about their real world experiences on the road via www.SliceofTruckerLife.com

October 2, 2008 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Buys Stake In Smith

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Chattanooga, Tenn., is buying a 47 percent interest in Smith Transport Inc. and its affiliated companies

October 2, 2008 - Industry News

CLI Transport Receives ATA President's Trophy

CLI Transport, Altoona, Penn., was honored with the 2008 American Trucking Associations President's Trophy

October 2, 2008 - Industry News

Con-way Multimodal Enhances Quick Pay Program

Con-way Multimodal, Portland, Ore., the nationwide truckload brokerage division of Menlo Worldwide Logistics, announced an enhanced Quick Pay program that provides carriers multiple payment options and schedules

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?

sponsored by

ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik from Geotab will answer your questions and challenges

View All

GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power

Steve Carlson from Xantrex will answer your questions and challenges

View All