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May 28, 2008 - Industry News

Navistar On Path To Attain Record Revenue For 2008

Navistar International says it's on track to report record revenues this year, including a 41-percent increase in medium and heavy truck shipments in the second quarter of the year

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

Fontaine Introduces Online Fifth-Wheel Training

Fontaine International introduced online training through its Web site, www.fifthwheel.com

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

Trudell Trailers Acquires Mid Michigan Great Dane

Trudell Trailers, Grand Rapids, Mich., has acquired all operations of Mid Michigan Great Dane, including its sister firm, Michigan Trailer Service

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

PeopleNet Honored for Leadership in Telematics

Frost & Sullivan recognized PeopleNet Communications with the 2007 North American Regional Fleet Telematics Growth Strategy Leadership of the Year Award

May 27, 2008 - Industry News

BP Joins EPA SmartWay Program

BP Lubricants USA is the first lubricants company to join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport Partnership

May 27, 2008 - Industry News

Doonan Acquires Chaparral Manufacturing

Doonan Specialized Trailer of Great Bend, Kan., announced the acquisition of assets of Chaparral Manufacturing

May 27, 2008 - Industry News

Ventura Transfer Company Wins CTA Fleet Safety Award

Ventura Transfer Co., Long Beach, Calif., has won the California Trucking Association's First Place award for Intermodal Safety.

May 27, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Jump Nearly 23 Cents; National Attention on Plight of Truckers

The average price of diesel fuel jumped 20 to 30 cents a gallon this past week, depending on what part of the country you were in, with the national average at $4.723 per gallon,

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 23, 2008 - Industry News

Furniture Carriers Merge

Six home furnishings carriers have agreed to merge operations into one new organization, World Wide Logistics

May 23, 2008 - Industry News

FMCSA Warns About Chantix

Professional truckers should not be taking the anti-smoking drug Chantix, according to a warning issued last week by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

May 22, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage index fell 1.1 percent in April; March Figures Revised Upward

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 1.1 percent in April 2008. March's tonnage reading, meanwhile, fell 1.7 percent instead of the previously reported 3.2 percent drop

Tags: Economy

May 22, 2008 - Industry News

Central States Earns Fleet Safety Award

Central States Trucking, Bensenville, Ill., has earned the "2007 Fleet Safety Award" from Acuity Insurance and A.N. Ansay & Associates

May 22, 2008 - Industry News

Roadcheck Starts June 3

Thousands of law enforcement officers will be blanketing North America's roadways for 72 continuous hours beginning June 3 to hammer home the importance of comprehensive safety inspections of trucks and buses and on enforcing safety belt use.

May 22, 2008 - Industry News

Pacific Power Purchases Second Freightliner Dealership

Pacific Truck Center, a subsidiary of Pacific Power Products, has added another Freightliner Truck Dealership to its business portfolio.

May 22, 2008 - Industry News

RigMaster Kansas Resumes Operations

Auxiliary power unit manufacturer RigMaster Power Corp. announced that its Olathe, Kan., facility, which was recently hit by a tornado, has resumed operations.

May 22, 2008 - Industry News

Laid-Off Workers Sue Jevic Transportation

A lawsuit filed against Jevic Transportation charges that the Delanco, N.J.-based company violated federal labor law this week when it abruptly terminated approximately 1,200 employees shortly before it sought bankruptcy protection

May 21, 2008 - Industry News

Crude Oil Prices Soar to New Record

Crude oil prices shot up over $130 a barrel Wednesday, while executives from the big oil companies testified before a Senate Judiciary Committee that there was little they could do

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 21, 2008 - Industry News

GAO Releases Report on Drug Use; ATA Urges Congressional Action

A report released Wednesday by the Government Accountability Office found that improvements to drug testing programs could better identify truckers who use illegal drugs and keep them off the road

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Hit New High, House Passes Anti-OPEC Legislation

Oil prices closed over $129 for the first time Tuesday, as the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would seek to subject OPEC oil producers to U.S. antitrust laws and investigate energy market manipulation

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Navistar Idles Engine Plant

Navistar International is temporarily shutting down its Indianapolis engine plant because of a slump in demand for Ford trucks, for which International builds Powerstroke diesel engines

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Bridgestone, Toyo Team Up

Bridgestone Corp. and Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. have formed an alliance to help them deal with "unprecedented changes in the business environment," including skyrocketing raw material costs

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Hino Says it's Planning for Growth

Despite recently ending production at a California plant, Hino Motors Sales USA says it is planning for growth in the U.S. market

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

CARB Receives Funding To Clean Up State Trucks

The California Air Resources Board has received an extra $48 million to help low-income truckers comply with emission regulations, thanks to the governor's revised May budget

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

BP Asphalt Launches New Truck Safety Program

BP Asphalt launches its new truck safety program, TruckSafe, enabling the company to share its best practices for the safe loading, unloading and transportation of hot liquid asphalt with the entire asphalt industry.

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Henderson Specifies RollTek on Freightliner Trucks

Henderson Trucking specified LifeGuard RollTek on 120 Freightliner Cascadia trucks being delivered over the course of the next six months

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