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March 2, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Top $103

Diesel prices may pass the $4-per-gallon mark this spring, analysts say as crude oil prices continue to set new records. Crude oil spiked to a new intraday high $103.05 before the U.S. commodities markets opened Friday morning

Tags: Fuel and Oil

February 28, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Hit New Record

Crude oil prices shot up again to a new record Thursday, closing at a record $102.59 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, after a couple of discouraging reports about the econom

Tags: Fuel and Oil

February 28, 2008 - Industry News

Drivers Encouraged To Enter Road Dog Awards

Sirius Satellite Radio's Road Dog Trucking Radio has announced its first ever Road Dog Awards and is looking for photos of drivers in the fun categories below

Tags: Events

February 28, 2008 - Industry News

Navistar Re-Files Ford Lawsuit

Navistar says Ford's plan to build its own engine for the F-150 violates its contract.

Navistar International Corp. has re-filed a lawsuit against Ford Motor Company for violating a diesel engine contract in which Ford promised that Navistar would be Ford's primary manufacturer and supplier of V-6 and V-8 diesel engines in North America

February 28, 2008 - Industry News

Idaho Ponders Raising Fees to Pay for Infrastructure

The Idaho state House and Senate transportation committees this week discussed proposals on how to raise funds for the state's roads and bridges, including boosting fees on commercial truckers

February 28, 2008 - Industry News

53-Foot Trailers Get Greater Access in North Carolina

A revised interpretation of laws from the North Carolina Attorney General's office means 53-foot-long trailers are allowable on U.S. 321 and U.S. 421

Tags: Highways

February 27, 2008 - Industry News

Coca-Cola Distributor Orders Hybrid Trucks

Coca-Cola Enterprises is buying 120 new trucks this year powered by Eaton's hybrid electric drivetrain systems

February 27, 2008 - Industry News

Custom Truck Sales Named 2007 Kenworth Dealer of Year

Custom Truck Sales in Regina, Sask., was named 2007 Kenworth Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canad

February 27, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Hit Record High

Oil prices set a new intraday trading high of over $102 a barrel Wednesday morning after the dollar sank to a record low against the euro

Tags: Fuel and Oil

February 26, 2008 - Industry News

Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 2.4 Percent in January

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.4 percent in January 2008, after rising an amended 1.5 percent in December 2007

Tags: Economy

February 26, 2008 - Industry News

Transplace Announces Mexican Subsidiary

Transplace has launched a new subsidiary in Mexico to allow it to offer seamless service offerings on both sides of the border

February 26, 2008 - Industry News

Goodyear Proposes To Expand European Production

Goodyear announced that it will ask Polish tire company TC Debica -- in which it is the majority shareholder -- to nearly triple its commercial tire production for Goodyea

February 26, 2008 - Industry News

TCA Offers Seminar For Fleet Managers

The Truckload Carriers Association is offering a seminar for fleet and driver managers March 25-26 in Dallas

February 26, 2008 - Industry News

Michigan Embarks On Ambassador Bridge Gateway Project

On Monday, the Michigan Department of Transportation began major construction on Phase 4 of the I-75 Ambassador Bridge Gateway Project, which involved closing a 1.5-mile section of I-75 in Detroi

Tags: Highways

February 25, 2008 - Industry News

Peterbilt Honors Dealers

Peterbilt named Stahl Peterbilt in Canada its 2007 Dealer of the Year and Hunter Peterbilt in Smithfield (Uniontown) Pennsylvania its 2007 Medium Duty Truck Dealer of the Year

February 25, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Hit $3.55

The average price of a gallon of diesel hit a new record, with last week's U.S. on-highway retail average hitting $3.55 a gallon, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Tags: Fuel and Oil

February 25, 2008 - Industry News

Hot Fuel Lawsuit Proceeding

A lawsuit alleging that consumers are being cheated because fuel prices are not adjusted to account for temperature will proceed, a judge ruled last week

Tags: Fuel and Oil

February 24, 2008 - Industry News

Port of Long Beach Adopts Clean Truck Regs

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners last week approved key elements of a landmark Clean Trucks Program that will replace and modernize the entire port trucking fleet to slash truck-related air pollution by 80 percent within four years

February 22, 2008 - Industry News

Cadec Global and CMV Safety Announce Partnership

Cadec Global and CMV Safety Consulting have announced a partnership designed to keep Cadec customers up to date on the latest North American safety regulations,

February 21, 2008 - Industry News

Knight Transportation Acquires its 1,000th EPA-compliant Engine

Some fleets may have been hesitant to jump into the new EPA-2007 engines, but not Knight Transportation

February 21, 2008 - Industry News

Motor Freight Association Names New CCSB Board Member

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association has announced that Erin N. Topper has been named to the Classification Commodity Standards Board

February 21, 2008 - Industry News

KW, Peterbilt: Hybrid Certification Qualifies Buyers For Tax Rebates

Kenworth Truck and Peterbilt Motors say they've qualified several hybrid-powertrain models for federal tax rebates that can speed payback of the vehicles' higher purchase costs. The trucks, which use Eaton electric-drive system

February 21, 2008 - Industry News

Citgo Introduces Greenway Program for Fleets

Citgo Lubricants has announced a new program to optimize fleet performance, both economically and environmentally, called the Citgo HD Greenway program. By using Greenway, fleet manager

Tags: Fuel and Oil

February 21, 2008 - Industry News

TMC Updates VMRS 2000 Version 1.05 Once More

The Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) has released its third update for Version 1.05 of the Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards (VMRS)

February 20, 2008 - Industry News

TBB Global Logistics Launches Smokin' Stampede

TBB Global Logistics, a third-party domestic and international supply chain management company, has launched Smokin' Stampede, a rebranding of its truckload division.

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