April 24, 2008 - Industry News
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport Partnership, which previously approved using the company's Fuel Max linehaul tires on SmartWay-certified tractors and trailers
April 23, 2008 - Industry News
Truckload Carriers Association announced that two of its members - Cimarron Express of Genoa, Ohio, and M & M Cartage Co. Louisville, Ky., have received silver level World Excellence Awards from the Ford Motor Company.
Beaver Valley Truck Center of Leetsdale, Pa., was named an authorized distributor for Heil Environmental, Parts Central and Bayne Premium Lift Systems throughout northeastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia.
The American Trucking Associations will host a Fuel Strategies Workshop June 19 to help the trucking industry cope with skyrocketing fuel prices
During NATSO's annual NATSO Day on Capitol Hill event April 28 and 29,
truckstop and travel plaza operators from across the nation will convene to speak with members of Congress about critical issues facing the industry
Champion Laboratories announced that its Total Tec Fuel Filter, marketed under Champion's Luber-finer brand, earned Heavy Duty Trucking's Nifty Fifty Award at the 2008 Mid-America Trucking Show.
SkyBitz has been awarded the 2008 Product Innovation Award by Frost & Sullivan in the North American regional fleet telematics market
Speedco opened its most recent location this month in Commerce City, Colo. The new location is one of 20 new locations added in the last three years
Penske Truck Rental partnered with International Truck and Engine Corporation and Eaton Corporation, to utilize hybrid commercial rental trucks as part of the annual NBC "Today Show" Lend a Hand series, which was held April 14-18.
Con-way Freight announced that it has been named by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. as its 2007 LTL Carrier of the Year
Fuel, the price of it and conserving it, remains the most critical issue facing truckers. On April 21, the price of diesel spiked to highs, of $4.60 a gallon in some areas
Tags: Fuel and Oil
April 22, 2008 - Industry News
U.S. Senator Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced legislation yesterday, the 'Diesel Tax Parity Act,' which would lower the federal diesel tax
April 21, 2008 - Industry News
The Indian Hero Group and Daimler AG signed a contract in Delhi that governs the establishment of the Daimler Hero Motor Corporation Ltd. Commercial vehicle joint venture.
Diesel prices at the pump struck a record high, of $4.20 a gallon, according to AAA and the Oil Price Information Service, putting pressure on truckers and other shippers who rely on the fuel to transport goods to market
Landstar System, Inc. reported revenue in the 2008 first quarter increased approximately 6 percent to $609 million compared to $577 million for the 2007 first quarter
Consolidation characterizes the current business environment in the North American heavy-duty truck aftermarket. The aftermarket continues to witness greater truck complexity, a declining skilled worker population and distribution channel cost compression
April 20, 2008 - Industry News
Con-way Inc. reported net income from continuing operations for the first quarter of 2008 of $22.5million (after preferred stock dividends), or 47 cents per diluted share.
Cummins announced that it has earned the 2008 Automotive News PACE Award for the 6.7L turbo diesel engine.
FutureRack Live is offering a two-week complimentary trial for fleets that buy bulk fuel.
Titan Trailers' R&D operation, Quality Control and Final Finish has moved into a new 37,000 square foot facility that will also accommodate all scheduling, accounting and training facilities
May 15 is the deadline for submitting applications to the Truckload Carriers Association Scholarship Fund for the 2008-2009 school year
Volvo Trucks North America will cut 1,100 jobs at its Dublin, VIrginia plant,
Volvo Trucks North America's New River Valley Plant (NRV) won Virginia's highest environmental award
NationaLease has established a private equity fund to "enable effective ownership transition of existing NationaLease members
Mack Trucks, Inc. marked Earth Day 2008 by showcasing its environmental initiatives on the World Wide We
We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.
The expert, Shawn Whitacre from Chevron Delo, will answer your questions
The expert, Steve Carlson from Xantrex, will answer your questions
The expert, Brian Fletcher from Eaton, will answer your questions
On the Spot: Drive the Future With Volvo's SuperTruck [Video]
Highlights From ATA Management Conference & Exhibition [Video]
Navistar's Las Vegas LT Series Launch Presentation [Video]
Test Drive Preview: Freightliner's 2018 Cascadia [Video]
Tool Designed to Remove Tie Rods and Ball Joints
Driver Wellness Courses Address 3 Key Concerns
Power Converter Features Waterproof Design
Tool Caddy Can Store 100 Pounds of Gear