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August 22, 2007 - Industry News

Evans Network Opens Truck Terminal in Chesapeake, Va.

The Evans Network of Companies has opened a trucking terminal inside the Cavalier Industrial Park in Chesapeake,Va. This location is operated by Kaje Enterprises, agents for the Evans Network since 2004

August 22, 2007 - Industry News

Everco Adds ICE32 to its Re-Engineered Compressors

Everco Heavy Duty's line of re-engineered compressors now contain ICE32, an AC system lubricant additive that extends compressor life and improves the overall performance of mobile air conditioning systems.

August 22, 2007 - Industry News

J.D. Power Ranks KW, Sterling Highest in Customer Satisfaction

Kenworth ranks highest in heavy-duty truck customer satisfaction for over-the-road and pickup and delivery trucks for a third consecutive year - and also ranks highest in the vocational truck segment - while Sterling Truck

August 22, 2007 - Industry News

NPTC, J.J. Keller Host Free HOS Webcast Tuesday

In response to the recent U.S. Court of Appeals ruling vacating portions of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's hours of service regulations, the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) has teamed with J.J. Keller & Associates Inc.

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August 21, 2007 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Selects New-Hire Promotion Winners

Iowa-based Barr-Nunn Transportation announced the winners of its new-hire promotion, offered to all drivers who graduated from orientation between May 14 and Aug. 3. Drivers were eligible for one of two prizes. The first prize, wo

August 21, 2007 - Industry News

Knight Transportation Opens 4 New Service Centers

Knight Transportation Inc. has opened one new dry van service center and three new brokerage service centers. The dry van service center is located in Dallas, Texas, and the three new brokerage centers service the Atlanta,

August 21, 2007 - Industry News

Group Seeks Feedback on Light-duty Hybrid Work Truck Proposal

The Light-duty Hybrid Work Truck Action Group announced today that it is seeking potential vendors and interested parties to review and provide feedback on a draft request for proposal (RFP) for light-duty (Class 3-4) hybrid work trucks.

August 21, 2007 - Industry News

Averitt Opens Supply Chain Facility on Mexican Border

Averitt Express is strengthening its international service offering with the opening of a new supply chain solutions facility in Pharr/McAllen, Texas. "The new supply chain solutions facility positions Averitt to be the prime consolidatio

August 21, 2007 - Industry News

DOTAuthority.com Renames 'Truckers' Conference'

DOTAuthority.com has renamed the Orlando Truckers' Conference to reflect an expansion of event locations. The new brand will simply be The Truckers' Conference, and a new web site is currently under construction at

August 21, 2007 - Industry News

Penske Truck Leasing Opens 2 Facilities in Illinois

Penske Truck Leasing has opened facilities in two Illinois locations: Mt. Vernon and East Peoria. The Mt. Vernon facility, located on 425 North Davidson Drive, is an 8,000-square-foot location offering commercial truck rental services,

August 20, 2007 - Industry News

TireStamp Opens New Headquarters in Michigan

Tire monitoring and asset management company TireStamp Corp. has opened its new U.S. headquarters in Troy, Mich. The new facility is home to sales, support, marketing and operations.

August 20, 2007 - Industry News

CVSA Puts its Foot Down on Brakes

Beginning Aug. 26 and continuing through Sept. 1, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will carry out a program to promote commercial vehicle brake safety across North America. Throughout Brake Safety Week, CVSA-certified

August 20, 2007 - Industry News

Penske Truck Leasing Opens Shop in Florida and Missouri

Penske Truck Leasing has introduced new state-of-the-art facilities in Lakeland, Fla., and Springfield, Mo. Both locations offer commercial and consumer truck rental services, full-service truck leasing and contract maintenance.

August 20, 2007 - Industry News

Navistar Wins Blue Sky Award for Diesel-Hybrid Technology

Truck and engine builder Navistar International Corp., is the recipient of the 2007 Blue Sky Award from WestStart-CALSTART for its contributions to the commercial development of diesel-hybrid technology. The award is presented each year by WestStart-CALSTART

August 20, 2007 - Industry News

Penray Reformulates its Winter BioDiesel Fuel Treatment

Penray has reformulated its Winter Pow-R Plus BioDiesel fuel treatment with additives to help improve cetane, lubricity and fuel economy, as well as reduce emissions. "BioDiesel is here and Penray's new Winter Pow-R Plu

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August 20, 2007 - Industry News

New Mack Pinnacle Meets EPA SmartWay Standards

Mack Pinnacle tractors have been certified by the U.S. EPA SmartWay program, a designation that means these long-range tractors meet EPA's environmental and fuel efficiency standards for excellence. The SmartWay program requires trucks to have a detaile

August 17, 2007 - Industry News

Truck Driving Championships Draws 7 Women Competitors

The 2007 National Truck Driving Championships will feature a record number seven female drivers competing in Minneapolis. "I'm thrilled that seven women have won state competitions through their dedicatio

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August 17, 2007 - Industry News

OPIS Fleet Fueling Conference Sept. 9-11 in Dallas

Today's fleets are facing an uphill battle. With nationwide retail diesel prices averaging $2.93 over the past year, savvy fleets know they have to look at other avenues to offset this enormous expense. Many attend the OPIS Fleet Fueling Conferenc

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August 16, 2007 - Industry News

NTDA Releases Trailer Dealer Financial Performance Report

According to results of a recently released National Trailer Dealers Association (NTDA) 2007 Dealer Financial Performance Report, dealers are encouraged to look beyond sales totals and examine return on assets (ROA

August 16, 2007 - Industry News

TruckerFest Participants Cruise and Compete in the Reno Heat

Bill and Marie Sandvik took the top honors in the limited mileage combo class with their 1998 White Peterbilt 379 and 1993 Ravens flatbed.

Forty-eight trucks competed for trophies in a variety of classes at the 9th Annual TruckerFest, held at the Alamo Petro in Sparks, Nev., Aug. 10-11 as part of Reno's annual Hot August Nights classic car celebration. In addition t

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August 15, 2007 - Industry News

Delmar Offers Truck Tech Certification Prep Manual

Delmar Learning has released its Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Technician Certification Test Preparation Manual. Filled with updated content, practice tests, and demonstrative graphics, this revised edition provides all the latest

August 15, 2007 - Industry News

CVSN Joins Leadership of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) announced Wednesday that its annual spring meetings will now be held in conjunction with Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. The next HDAW will be held Jan. 21-24, 2008, at The Mirage in Las Vegas.

August 15, 2007 - Industry News

NextDiesel Biodiesel Facility Opens in Michigan

Biofuel Industries Group LLC, a privately owned holding company that provides resources and strategic direction to its alternative energy affiliates, announced the official opening of the NextDiesel biodiesel facility,

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August 15, 2007 - Industry News

Trucking Association Executives' Council Elects Officers

The Trucking Association Executives' Council recently elected Karen Rasmussen as national chairman for 2007-2008 at its annual meeting in Destin, Fla. A resident of Phoenix, Rasmussen has been president and CEO of the Arizona

August 14, 2007 - Industry News

Roadside Inspectors Compete in NAIC Championship

Roadside inspectors from across North America will convene in Minneapolis next week to view for the title of best commercial vehicle inspector during the annual North American Inspectors Championship

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