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March 19, 2008 - Industry News

Oregon Company Buys Roberts KW Dealerships

The Papé Group, Eugene, Ore., has purchased the assets of Roberts Motor Company, a dealer of heavy- and medium-duty Kenworth trucks

March 18, 2008 - Industry News

Navistar Says it's Growing Despite Weak Truck Business

Military and export shipments continue to drive the growth strategy of Navistar International, despite softness in traditional markets

March 18, 2008 - Industry News

Tons Of Sand Stressed Bridge That Collapsed

Tons of sand were putting stress on the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis at the time it collapsed last August, according to the National Transportation Safety Board

Tags: Highways

March 18, 2008 - Industry News

Paccar Honored For International Business

Paccar was selected for the 2008 Governor's Trader of the Year Award. The award honors a Washington State business each year, recognizing a company that has significantly contributed to the expansion of the state's international trade

March 18, 2008 - Industry News

Westport Sells 50 LNG Port Trucks

Westport Innovations announced that Southern Counties Express has placed an initial order for 50 Kenworth LNG T800 Class 8 trucks, which will start container movement service at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach over the next few weeks

March 18, 2008 - Industry News

I-95 Closed In Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has closed a 2-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in Philadelphia due to severe damage of a steel-reinforced concrete colum

Tags: Highways

March 17, 2008 - Industry News

Fuel Prices Still Rising

The average price of a gallon of diesel fuel last week was just under $4 a gallon, with the average topping the $4 mark in several regions of the country

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 17, 2008 - Industry News

FleetPride Expands Into Wyoming

FleetPride, a large independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, has finalized the acquisition of certain assets of Truck & Industrial Supply Co

March 17, 2008 - Industry News

Teamsters On Way to Organizing UPS Freight

With victories in Ohio and Pennsylvania, two-thirds of UPS Freight workers have signed authorization cards to become Teamsters, announced Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa

March 17, 2008 - Industry News

Fuel Surpassing Labor Costs for Some

The American Trucking Associations predicts the trucking industry will spend a record $135 billion on fuel in 2008, based on current fuel price forecasts

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 17, 2008 - Industry News

Schneider Launches Fuel-Hauling Service

Schneider National has added fuel-hauling capabilities to its bulk division

March 16, 2008 - Industry News

Volvo, UAW Agree on Three-Year Contract

Volvo Trucks North America Saturday announced that employees represented by the United Auto Workers have ratified a new three-year agreement covering about 2,600 members of UAW Local No. 2069 at the New River Valley, Va., plant

March 16, 2008 - Industry News

Licensing at Swift Driving School Under Investigation

A Memphis-area truck driver training school operated by Swift Transportation has been closed since late February as officials investigate potential licensing problems at the facility

March 16, 2008 - Industry News

ATRI, FMCSA Surveying On-Board Safety Interest

The American Transportation Research Institute and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration are asking motor carriers for their input on use of advanced safety technology

March 14, 2008 - Industry News

New Ozone Standards Could Lead to Retrofits

States soon may look to mandating emissions retrofits on heavy trucks as they try to meet new federal ozone standards

March 14, 2008 - Industry News

Heavy Duty Trucking Wins Neal Award

Heavy Duty Trucking's special April 2007 issue "Solving the Driver Crisis," has won the prestigious Jesse H. Neal Award from the American Business Media for Best Theme Issue

March 13, 2008 - Industry News

Teamsters Continuing UPS Freight Efforts

An "overwhelming majority" of about 160 workers at the UPS Freight (formerly Overnite Transportation) terminals in Cincinnati, Ohio; Williamsport, Md.; and Bristol, Tenn. have signed authorization cards to become Teamsters

March 13, 2008 - Industry News

Telematics Market Ripe with Growth Potential

After experiencing lukewarm initial growth, the North American commercial vehicle telematics market appears poised to experience a second wave of technology innovations, application penetration and market growth, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan

March 13, 2008 - Industry News

TRALA Honors Driver of Year

Gary Cockrell of Flowery Branch, Ga., was selected as the Truck Renting and Leasing Association's 2008 Driver of the Year

March 13, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Hit $111

The oil futures market could be in a price bubble - bad news for investors when it breaks, but good news for fuel users. Light sweet crude for April delivery closed at an all-time high of $110.33 per barrel Thursda

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 13, 2008 - Industry News

Federal Freight Index Rose 2.4% in January

The federal government's Freight Transportation Services Index rose 2.4 percent in January from its December level, matching its largest monthly increase in the last two years

Tags: Economy

March 12, 2008 - Industry News

Jones Installed as NTEA President

Dennis Jones, vice president of sales & marketing for Auto Truck Group, Bensenville, Ill., was installed as the 44th president of the National Truck Equipment Association

March 12, 2008 - Industry News

Xtra Lease Launches Used Trailer Sales

Xtra Lease announced it is selling hundreds of used trailers from the company's rental locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

March 12, 2008 - Industry News

Congress Sees Latest Skirmish in Mexico Cross-Border Trucking

The latest skirmish in the battle over long-distance trucking across the Mexican border occurred Tuesday, when Transportation Secretary Mary Peters went before Sen. Byron Dorgan

March 12, 2008 - Industry News

Volvo, UAW Reach Tentative Agreement

Volvo Trucks North America announced that the company and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative agreement on terms of a new three-year agreement that would cover approximately 2,600 UAW members at the New River Valley, Va., plant

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