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April 3, 2008 - Industry News

Volvo Engines Meet California Clean Idle Certification With Very Low NOx Emissions

Volvo Trucks North America offers a new feature to help customers meet California's stringent truck idling requirements. Volvo trucks equipped with this feature comply with California regulations, with the benefit of very low nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions

April 3, 2008 - Industry News

HTUF to Test Hybrid Refuse Trucks

Calstart's Hybrid Truck Users Forum Refuse Working Group has selected the supplier team of Crane Carrier/ISE/Bosch Rexroth to negotiate with for validation and testing of Class 7 & 8 heavy duty hydraulic hybrid and electric hybrid refuse vehicles

April 3, 2008 - Industry News

J.J. Keller Receives 2008 Gold World Medal

J.J. Keller & Associates received a Gold World Medal in the New York Festivals 2008 International Film and Video Competition for its Eye on Speed & Space Management training program

April 3, 2008 - Industry News

Packerland Establishes Driver Hall of Fame

Packerland Transport announced that Robert Styczynski, Wayne Meyer, and Larry Nohr will be the first three individuals to be inducted into a newly created Driver Hall of Fame

April 2, 2008 - Industry News

Eaton, Dana Renew Roadranger Deal

Ten years Eaton and Dana created the Roadranger marketing organization, the two companies have agreed to renew the initiative for an additional five years

April 2, 2008 - Industry News

CommercialTruckTrader.com Adds Features

Commercial Truck Trader, an online marketplace for buying and selling commercial trucks and trailers, added a new feature that will make it easier for buyers and sellers of commercial trucks to connect

April 2, 2008 - Industry News

Peterbilt Partners With Westport Innovations

Peterbilt has partnered with Westport Innovations to develop a natural gas version of its Model 386 for Wal-Mart

April 2, 2008 - Industry News

Peterbilt Announces Hybrid Production

Peterbilt announced its plan for full production of the hybrid Model 320 Hydraulic Launch Assist (HLA) vehicle in the fourth quarter of 2008 at the 2008 Mid-America Trucking Show.

April 2, 2008 - Industry News

Mid-America Trucking Show Attendees Enjoy More Breathing Room

Mid-America Trucking Show organizers say the reason crowds seemed thinner at last week's event was not because of lower attendance, but because of more show real estate for crowds to spread out

Tags: Events

April 1, 2008 - Industry News

Congress Looks at Fuel Prices

On the same day independent truckers were involved in scattered protests about high diesel prices, a Congressional committee was grilling big oil company executives about high fuel prices and high profits

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 1, 2008 - Industry News

NYC Congestion Pricing Step Closer to Reality

The New York City Council has asked the state Legislature to enact Mayor Michael Bloomberg's controversial "congestion pricing," proposal, which would charge drivers for entering Manhattan's busiest areas on weekdays

Tags: Highways

April 1, 2008 - Industry News

Freightliner Cascadia SmartWay-Certified

Freightliner Trucks announced that the Cascadia has been designated as SmartWay-certified by the Environmental Protection Agency

April 1, 2008 - Industry News

Scattered Protests Bring Attention to High Fuel Prices

Despite quite a bit of media coverage of an independent trucker shutdown to protest high diesel prices planned for April 1, there were only scattered reports of protests across the nation Tuesday

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 31, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices, Crude Prices Fall

Diesel prices fell slightly last week to a national average of $3.964, according to figures released Monday by the U.S> EPA's Energy Information Administration. Of course, that's still $1.174 higher than the price a year ago

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 31, 2008 - Industry News

Kenworth Clean Technology Tour Debuts "Green" Products

Kenworth will launch the Kenworth Clean Technology Tour this spring to showcase its range of new products for heavy- and medium-duty truck purchasers

March 31, 2008 - Industry News

Hours of Delays Possible During I-5 Construction

Crews will close lanes at night and on weekends to make repairs on I-5 in Bellingham, Wash., starting April 1

Tags: Highways

March 31, 2008 - Industry News

Schneider Wins Innovator Award

Schneider National has received the first-ever Innovator of the Year award from Kimberly-Clark

March 31, 2008 - Industry News

New Web Site, Online Video Offer Idle Reduction Info

Webasto launched a viral video on YouTube that uses humor and graphics to draw attention and awareness to unnecessary truck idling and its adverse environmental impacts

March 31, 2008 - Industry News

Kenworth's Medium-Duty Hybrids to Enter Production

Kenworth announced it will begin full production of medium-duty, diesel-electric hybrid trucks this summer

March 30, 2008 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel to Use Daimler SCR System for 2010

Detroit Diesel announced last week that it plans to use Daimler's BlueTec System to meet the upcoming stringent EPA 2010 standards for heavy-duty trucks

March 30, 2008 - Industry News

Chemical Giant Will Distribute Urea for SCR Engines

Brenntag, which says it is the largest distributor of automotive grade urea in the world, announced last week that its North American arm will provide diesel exhaust fluid (urea) for SCR engine

March 28, 2008 - Industry News

FTC Proposes Rules on Biodiesel Labeling

The Federal Trade Commission has instituted a proposed rulemaking that will require retailers of certain biodiesel blends to specify those blends by labels on their fuel pumps

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 28, 2008 - Industry News

2009 HDAW Dates and Location Announced

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week '09 will be held in Orlando, Fla., Monday, Feb. 16, through Thursday, Feb. 19

Tags: Events

March 28, 2008 - Industry News

ACS Announces Acquisition

Affiliated Computer Services has acquired Communications Development Inc

March 28, 2008 - Industry News

Con-way Truckload Opens Driver Orientation Site in Phoenix

Con-way Truckload has opened a driver orientation site in Phoenix. The company plans to hire more than 250 experienced professional truck drivers from several western state

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