November 1, 2007 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations Thursday urged Congress to help the trucking industry keep drug and alcohol abusers off the road by supporting efforts to enhance drug and alcohol testing for the nation's 3.4 million truck drivers
Navistar International Corp. has won a contract from the U.S. Marine Corps for $68.8 million to provide field service support for the Marine Corps' International MaxxPro mine-resistant ambush protected (MRAP) vehicles
October 31, 2007 - Industry News
Qualcomm Inc. has added new applications for its OmniVision mobile computing platform, and a terrestrial option for fleets - or portions of fleets - that do not require ubiquitous coverage. The system upgrade is a software
October 30, 2007 - Industry News
Truck fleets and restaurant chains can now produce their own biodiesel with BioBox, a mobile processing plant that turns waste vegetable oil into high-quality biodiesel.
Los Angeles-based Pacific Natural Energy (PNE
Ryder System Inc. has launched its RydeGreen line of tractors and trailers, designed to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. The new RydeGreen line offers customers the latest technology and design
CargoWise edi, a provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, has formed a strategic alliance with the Descartes Global Logistics Network (GLN). The alliance offers increased management capabilitie
Kenworth Sales Co.'s new $13 million, 122,000 square-foot dealership opened recently with a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring four generations of the Treadwell family.
The celebration heralded the opening of Kenworth's largest
Minnesota-based Dart Transit Co. recently awarded contractors Larry Wilson, John Borofka and Juan Rivera with its 20-year safety award - a custom-made scale model of a tractor-trailer cast in pewter
The American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA) has presented Schneider National with its American Sleep Apnea Award, which recognizes the carrier's efforts to implement a detection and treatment program
McLeod Software, which provides dispatch, accounting and enterprise management solutions for trucking and brokerage firms, has introduced the mPhone mobile communications solution
October 29, 2007 - Industry News
PeopleNet has partnered with Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI) to bring driver training technology to PeopleNet customers via the PeopleNet BLU platform.
PeopleNet provides intelligent GPS
CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has announced its monthly driver award recipients for September 2007. The Company Driver of the Month is Charles Spitler, who started driving for CF
STEMCO has released the next phase of RFID sensor-based BAT RF products that use automatic communication modes to collect and manage fleet information. The BAT RF scalable automated sensor system
Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. said its Trim Systems facility located in Dublin, Va., has been recognized by Paccar Inc. as a recipient of Paccar's prestigious 2006 Quality Achievement Award. CVG's Dublin facility is a major provide
Hendrickson recently hosted a steering and suspension technician-training clinic for the American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS) at its Truck Division headquarters and Engineering Center in Woodridge, Ill.
POMONA, Calif. -- The third edition of Truck Show Latino, combined with the Construction Truck & Equipment Expo, attracted crowds of truckers Oct. 20-21. They were drawn by festive mariachi music, 157 booths and 36 shiny Class 8 show trucks
GE Equipment Services says it plans to open seven regional showrooms over the next 12 months, with the first planned for Irving, Texas, conveniently located near the Dallas/Ft. Worth and Love Field airports
GE Equipment Services has announced a new service to help U.S., Canadian and Mexican carriers inspect and document the condition of their trailers both before and after a border crossing.
This will help carriers verify complianc
October 28, 2007 - Industry News
The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS) is offering free registrations to the 2008 Technician Training Clinics to the technicians with the winning ideas for training clinic topics
October 26, 2007 - Industry News
Heavy-duty supplier Webasto is launching a new web site in conjunction with a recent legislative and media event held at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. that showcased the emerging safety and environmental technologies
Oil Purification Systems (OPS) is a patented, simple-to-use onboard oil cleaning system that continuously removes both the solid and liquid contaminants from engine oil, so that the engine runs with clean oil all the time.
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October 25, 2007 - Industry News
Con-way Inc. reported net income available to common shareholders for the third quarter of 2007 of $37.3 million, or 78 cents per diluted share. The results compared with third-quarte
Arkansas-based P.A.M. Transportation Services reported net income of $36,178 for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2007, and $3,493,402 for the nine-month period then ended. These results compare to net incom
PeopleNet, which provides intelligent onboard communications and fleet management solutions, is launching PeopleNet BLU, a new Driver Center display platform built around the latest in touch-screen technology
The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.5 percent in September, after falling 0.8 percent in August. The not seasonally adjusted index fell 10.6 percent from August to 107.4
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