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August 14, 2008 - Industry News

Industry Asked to Rank Top Concerns

The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, launched its 2008 Top Industry Issues Survey

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

Study Ranks States on Road Conditions

The Reason Foundation's 17th Annual Report on the Performance of State Highway Systems found that North Dakota does the best job maintaining its roads and bridges and New Jersey has the worst-performing, least cost-effective highway system in the nation

Tags: Highways

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

TMC Readies for SuperTech 2008

The Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations will hold TMCSuperTech2008, its fourth annual National Technician Skills Competition, Sept. 15-16, during TMC's 2008 Fall Meeting in Nashville

Tags: Events

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

TMC Fall Meeting Next Month

The Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations will hold its 2008 Fall Meeting, along with TMCSuperTech2008, Sept. 15-18 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel & Nashville Convention Center

Tags: Events

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

Old Dominion Web-Based Service to Track Equipment

Old Dominion Freight Line, Thomasville, N.C., launched the "Find Available Equipment" application on its Web site helping customers locate containers available for street-turns and/or units available to haul volume shipments near their location at a faster and more affordable rate

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

Truck and Other Highway Fatality Numbers Drop

The number of people killed in large-truck crashes fell 4.4 percent last year, as the number of highway fatalities dropped again to historically low levels

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

J.D. Power: Plans to Buy New Trucks Lowest Since Survey Began

The percentage of heavy duty truck owners who say they "definitely will" purchase or lease a new truck in the next 12 months has reached the lowest level since the 2002 study, according to a surve

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

ACOFAS Vibration Analysis Technician Training Clinic

The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialist (ACOFAS) is holding a Technician Training Clinic focusing on truck chassis vibration diagnoses in Bridgeton, Mo., Oct. 21-22

August 14, 2008 - Industry News

Mack Restructuring Plans Include Moving HQ

Mack President & CEO Dennis Slagle

Mack Trucks today announced a major restructuring plan, including moving its headquarters to Greensboro, N.C., and moving the production of Mack highway trucks to Mack's Pennsylvania plant

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

Teamsters Members Reject Carhaul Contract

Despite the union's urging to vote yes, Teamster carhaul members voted to reject the proposed 2008-2011 National Master Automobile Transporters Agreement and all of its supplements

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Raises Pay Cap for Owner Operators

Barr-Nunn Transportation, Granger, Iowa has raised pay for its owner-operators

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

EIA Makes Predictions on Diesel Prices, Petroleum Demand

Diesel fuel retail prices in 2008 are projected to average $4.18 per gallon, up from $2.88 per gallon in 2007, and increase to an average of $4.27 per gallon in 2009, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

Remy Announces Improved Second Quarter Results

Remy International, Pendleton, Ind. said its second-quarter profits were "a substantial improvement" over the loss in last year's second quarter

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

Massachusetts Law Will Require Biofuel in Diesel

As part of a new law designed encourage the growth of an advanced biofuels industry in the state, Massachusetts will require biofuels in diesel

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

Peterbilt Medium Duty Hybrids Go On Tour

Peterbilt introduced its Medium Duty Hybrid Demonstration Tour, designed to provide existing and prospective customers in the United States and Canada the ability to test drive and evaluate the new 2009 Peterbilt Medium Duty Hybrid Models

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

Peterbilt Delivers First Hybrid Medium-Duty Production Vehicles

Peterbilt this week delivered its first production Medium Duty Hybrid Electric vehicles to VinLux Fine Wine Transport in Napa, Calif

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

American Driving Hits Eighth Month of Steady Decline

Since last November, Americans have driven 53.2 billion miles less than they did over the same period a year earlier - topping the 1970s' total decline of 49.3 billion miles, according to figures released by the U.S. Department of Transportation

Tags: Highways

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Michelin Signs Agreement with Interstar

Michelin Americas Truck Tires and InterStar North America have signed a cooperative agreement, expanding the offering of Michelin tires, including the Michelin X One wide single tire, to InterStar's nationwide emergency roadside services

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Tire Makers Announce Price Increases

Three tire makers sent out announcements that they were increasing prices on truck tires effective Sept. 1

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

CARB Fines California Facility For Emissions Violations

The California Air Resources Board fined Clougherty Packing/Farmer John, of Los Angeles, $63,300 last month for failure to comply with diesel truck emission requirements

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

"Survivorman the Trucker" Contest

Toledo-based Roemer Insurance announced a contest celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (August 24-30) and targeting the computer-savvy trucker

Tags: Events

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Cox Enterprises Adds New Hybrid Trucks

Atlanta-based media company Cox Enterprises has added nine International Durastar Hybrid Bucket Trucks to its fleet

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Schneider Named Wal-Mart's Intermodal Carrier of the Year

Schneider National has been selected as the 2007 Intermodal Carrier of the Year by Wal-Mart Stores

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

UPS Contingent Drives Way to National Championships

Thirty-three UPS and UPS Freight state champions will test their skills against the nation's top professional drivers at the American Trucking Associations' National Truck Driving Championships Aug. 18-23 in Houston

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Arrow Truck Sales Expands Locations

Arrow Truck Sales, Kansas City, Mo., announced the relocation of its Los Angeles store and the opening of new satellite retail locations in both their Chicago and Tampa markets

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