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March 11, 2008 - Industry News

Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 4.9 Percent in 2007

Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico was 4.9 percent higher in 2007 than in 2006

Tags: Economy

March 11, 2008 - Industry News

Women In Trucking Celebrates First Anniversary

Women In Trucking, a non-profit organization created to encourage the employment of women and assist in promoting a more female-friendly environment in the trucking industry, celebrated its one year anniversar

March 10, 2008 - Industry News

$4 Diesel a Reality

Diesel prices hit another record last week, hitting the $4 mark in some parts of the country, while crude oil prices rose to nearly $108 a barrel

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 10, 2008 - Industry News

Goodyear Tops Fortune's Global Most Admired List

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has been recognized as the world's most admired motor vehicle parts company by Fortune magazine

March 10, 2008 - Industry News

Newport Launches Aftermarket Magazine

Newport Communications announced the launch of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Journal, a quarterly magazine for heavy-duty parts distributors and service providers

March 10, 2008 - Industry News

New Study Finds 1st Hour of Driving Riskiest

A new study underscores earlier evidence that the greatest risk of an accident occurs in the first hour of driving, and that the risk in the second through 11th hour is relatively flat

March 10, 2008 - Industry News

Senator Calls For Investigation Into Mexican Truck Program

U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND), along with a bipartisan of lawmakers, has called for an investigation into whether the Department of Transportation has violated the Antideficiency Act for funding the Mexican truck pilot program.

March 10, 2008 - Industry News

Con-way Freight Turns Back Speed Governors on Trucking Fleet

Con-way Freight announced that it has turned back the speed governors on its 8,400-tractor fleet from 65 to 62 mph in a move to improve fuel conservation and reduce carbon emissions

March 10, 2008 - Industry News

VW Takes Control of Scania

Volkswagen AG took control of Swedish truck maker Scania AB last week, as the global truck-building industry continues a trend of consolidation

March 10, 2008 - Industry News

Transportation Secretary Urges Congress to Keep Cross Border Trucking Program Going

U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters Monday warned that now is not the time to halt efforts to implement trucking provisions in the North American Free Trade Agreement because doing so could hurt an already struggling U.S. economy

March 9, 2008 - Industry News

EIA Predicts Oil Prices Will Fall

Crude oil could drop to $57 a barrel by 2016 (in 2006 dollars), as expanded investment in exploration and development brings new supplies to the world market, says the U.S. Energy Information Administratio

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 9, 2008 - Industry News

Truck Repossessions Increased Significantly in 2007

Repossessions and liquidations of tractor-trailer trucks increased 110 percent in 2007 compared with 2006, according to Nassau Asset Management's NasTrac Quarterly Index

Tags: Economy

March 9, 2008 - Industry News

TA Cuts Workforce

TravelCenters of America is cutting back its work force and expects to scale back on expansion projects because of the struggling economy

March 6, 2008 - Industry News

Navistar Offers Online Tools On Bonus Depreciation

The federal government has made it more attractive to purchase commercial trucks in 2008, says Navistar International, and the truck maker has launched an online tool to help buyers

March 6, 2008 - Industry News

Washington State Looking For Truck Parking Info

The Washington State Department of Transportation is asking truckers and trucking companies for information to help develop truck parking in the stat

March 6, 2008 - Industry News

Navistar Announces 2006 Financial Results

In another step toward becoming a current filer with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Navistar International reported its financial results for 2006

March 6, 2008 - Industry News

Biofuels, Trucks at International Renewable Energy Conference

Caption: President George W. Bush is given a tour of Volvo and Mack carbon-dioxide-neutral trucks by Volvo Group CEO Leif Johansson.

Biofuels and hybrid trucks were among the topics discussed this week during the the three-day Washington International Renewable Energy Conference, including a close-up look from President Bush at some renewable-fuel heavy trucks

March 6, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Break $105 a Barrel

Crude oil future prices broke the $105 a barrel mark Thursday, while the average price of diesel hit $3.70 a gallon

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 5, 2008 - Industry News

Oregon to Use Cameras to Catch Weigh Station Bypassers

Truck drivers who intentionally bypass an Oregon weigh station will soon have little defense when they get their Class B misdemeanor citation in the mail with a summons to appear in court

March 5, 2008 - Industry News

ExxonMobil to Invest at Record Levels to Meet Growing Energy Demand

ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson Wednesday announced plans to invest more than $125 billion over the next five years in major projects to help meet growing world energy demand

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 5, 2008 - Industry News

Ray Haight Elected TCA Chairman

Ray Haight, executive director of MacKinnon Transport, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, has been elected as the 2008-2009 chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association

March 5, 2008 - Industry News

Factory Orders Drop

New orders for manufactured goods fell 2.5 percent in January, according to figures released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. It was the first time U.S. factory orders had fallen in five months,

Tags: Economy

March 4, 2008 - Industry News

PTDI Honors Haight

The Professional Truck Driver Institute Inc. presented the tenth annual Lee J. Crittenden Memorial Award to Ray Haigh

March 4, 2008 - Industry News

PacLease Adds 14 Locations

After seeing the number of its locations double in four years, Paccar Leasing Company (PacLease) continues its rapid expansion with the announcement of 14 new locations throughout the U.S. and Canada

March 4, 2008 - Industry News

TCA Honors Safest Fleets

Stagecoach Cartage & Distribution of El Paso, Texas, and Bison Transport of Winnipeg, Manitoba, were the winners of the Truckload Carrier Association's 33rd Annual National Fleet Safety Awards

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