February 20, 2008 - Industry News
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
Phillips Industries has won the NAPA Heavy Duty Manufacturer of the Year Award for 2007. To determine the recipient of this award, NAPA Heavy Duty regional managers evaluate their top suppliers on criteria that assis
The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is sponsoring an audio conference from noon to 1:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 21 called "Modifying Driver Behavior Through Training and Technology.
Alanco Technologies Inc. said its StarTrak Systems subsidiary, which provides wireless GPS tracking, monitoring and two-way control systems for refrigerated trailers, has added 16 new fleet customers in December and January
Modine Manufacturing Co. has been awarded a series of programs to supply exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) cooling solutions to meet U.S. EPA 2010 on-highway vehicle and Tier 4 off-highway equipment emissions standards.
February 13, 2008 - Industry News
Emerging Markets Online, a global biofuels intelligence firm, has released the second edition of its "Biodiesel 2020: A Global Market Survey," offering an analysis of biodiesel feedstock alternatives, second-generation technologies
The Midnight Trucking Radio Network's lobby booth will be the premier "personality sighting" location during the Mid-America Trucking Show, March 27-29, 2008 in Louisville Ky.
Eric Harley, host of The Midnigh
February 12, 2008 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations said it welcomes the Government Accountability Office's just-released report on highway public-private partnerships, which predicts those finance schemes can create costly highway monopolies.
February 11, 2008 - Industry News
Earl E. Congdon, executive chairman of the board of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. said Monday that Old Dominion would purchase selected assets of Bob's Pickup & Delivery headquartered in Sidney, Mont. Bob's Pickup & Delivery
Patrick Quinn, immediate past president of the American Trucking Associations, will be a guest speaker for the National Accounting & Finance Council of ATA at its annual meeting and exhibit forum March 24-26 in Phoenix
Dorsey Trailer, an industry pioneer established in 1911, has made the Bendix TABS-6 trailer ABS product and Bendix SR-5 spring brake relay valve standard on all of its trailers, according to Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems.
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