February 25, 2008 - Industry News
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
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 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
Some fleets may have been hesitant to jump into the new EPA-2007 engines, but not Knight Transportation
The National Motor Freight Traffic Association has announced that Erin N. Topper has been named to the Classification Commodity Standards Board
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
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
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, a third-party domestic and international supply chain management company, has launched Smokin' Stampede, a rebranding of its truckload division.
Vipar Heavy Duty, the North American truck parts network, has expanded the network into the commercial vehicle equipment market.
The new entity will be known as VHD Equipment Network, LLC
Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire is extending its warranty for the company's premium truck tires and casings, increasing the coverage period for seven years and three retreads.
The new limited warranty cover
Everco Heavy Duty said it has developed a web site that is user friendly and better able to serve its heavy-duty customers. Matt Guden, business development manager for Everco, said the web site
Networkcar said the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) has selected Networkfleet as its fleet management solution to wirelessly monitor GPS location, engine diagnostics and emissions for its entire fleet.
Continental is moving its corporate headquarters for Continental Tire North America Inc. (CTNA) from Charlotte, N.C., to Lancaster County in South Carolina next year.
The new facility will be located 12 mile
In lean times like today, keeping fleet managers up to date can mean the difference between profit and loss for a carrier. "The Highly Effective Fleet Manager," a two-day educational program from TCA's Truckload Academy
February 19, 2008 - Industry News
Precision Pulmonary Diagnostics (PPD), creators of a sleep apnea detection and treatment program targeted toward the commercial vehicle industry, has entered into a strategic alliance with Avastra Sleep Centers Ltd.
Nebraska Transport Co. Inc., (NTC) headquartered in Gering, Neb., has acquired Tri State Freight Shuttle, located in Sioux Falls S.D. NTC is a truckload and less than truckload carrier (LTL) with 14 terminals located in
Mississippi-based KLLM Transport Services Inc. has announced a new per diem allowance program available to OTR, regional and dedicated company drivers. The new per diem program is KLLM's response to requests
February 18, 2008 - Industry News
Cleantechnics International Inc. has announces that Waste Industries USA Inc., has chosen its bypass oil filtration system to begin to outfit its fleet of heavy trucks.
Waste Industries has begun to install the CT
Michelin's Durable Technologies' XDA5 drive tire was announced as this the 2008 recipient of the Truck Writers of North America's (TWNA's) Technical Achievement Award during TMC's 2008 Annual Meeting in Orlando earlier this month
February 15, 2008 - Industry News
Speedco has added Bridgestone and Firestone brand truck tires to its line-up of over-the-road steer, drive and trailer tires in stock at all Speedco Truck Lube & Tire centers nationwide.
Providing lube, oil and filter servic
Peterbilt's medium-duty hybrids vehicles purchased in the United States are eligible to receive a tax credit of up to $12,000 from the federal government.
The Department of Treasury's heavy manufacturin
Six trucking industry suppliers have been named Recognized Associates of the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of American Trucking Associations for outstanding contributions to the improvement of equipment,
February 14, 2008 - Industry News
The Technology & Maintenance Council's 2008 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, held Feb. 4-8 in Orlando, Fla., provided fleet managers and truck and engine makers with a scorecard on 2007 engin
The Dossier User Group will hold its annual meeting this year on April 30 and May 1 at Harrah's Las Vegas. The Dossier Users Group is an independent organization of fleet professionals whose use Dossier maintenance management softwar
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