June 8, 2007 - Industry News
Twenty Mack Granite and Pinnacle trucks will fan out across North America later this month to demonstrate performance and power of these vehicles equipped with '07-certified Mack MP engines. The trucks are part of the "Mack Performance Tour"
June 7, 2007 - Industry News
Michael Haas of Saint Regis, Mont., is driving a brand new 2007 Ford 4x4 pickup truck as part of the Trans-System's "Choose Your Wheels" referral program. Each referring employee was entered in a drawing for the grand priz
The American Trucking Associations is urging automobile drivers to avoid the dangerous practice of tailgating heavy trucks in efforts to increase fuel economy. The nation's largest trucking industry trade group als
Eaton Corp. has announced that Averitt Express of Cookeville, Tenn., has recently taken delivery of 500 new trucks for its fleet - all equipped with new Fuller UltraShift LST (Linehaul Standard) heavy-duty automated transmissions
June 6, 2007 - Industry News
Big Rig racer and Hollywood stunt driver, Mike Ryan, makes his Discovery Channel debut in the hit show "MythBusters" tonight at 9 p.m. (E/P
Celadon Group Inc. has announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries has purchased the truckload business and certain tractors and trailers of Air Road Express Inc.
June 5, 2007 - Industry News
Kenworth Truck Co. has added the Bendix ESP (Electronic Stability Program) and Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes from Bendix Spicer Foundation Brakes as part of the Kenworth Clean Power Technology Tou
Barr-Nunn Transportation said is continuing with its fuel protection program, offering fuel at $1.29 per gallon for all purchases from June 24 through Dec. 23, 2007
Cookeville, Tenn.-based Averitt Express recently honored eight of its associates for 20 years of service. Recognized were Fred Ansert, of Louisville, Ky.; Clarence Brooks, Blountsville, Ala.; Kenny Daugherty, Hartford, Ky.
June 4, 2007 - Industry News
Paccar Financial Services (PFS) has completed its acquisition of Truck Center Hauser GmbH in Germany. "This acquisition accelerates the launch of the PacLease brand in Europe and sets the stage for rapid deployment in German
Newport Communications announced that its editors have won nine awards in the 2007 Awards of Excellence competition held by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). Founded in 1964, ASBPE is the professional association for full-time and freelance editors
A new interactive clutch selector is now available online at Roadranger.com to help maintenance professionals select and order Fuller replacement clutches. The Fuller Aftermarket Clutch Selector provides customized results
June opened with a series of reports indicating slow economic growth, but growth nonetheless. The Institute for Supply Management's latest Manufacturing Report on Business logged the fourth consecutive month of expansion.
Southeastern Freight Lines has announced that its shops in Kinston and Raleigh, N.C., have attained 100 percent ACE certification for all 12 associates and two supervisors. Average scores for both shops were 92 percent
June 1, 2007 - Industry News
Bridgestone Americas Holding (BSAH) has completed its $1.05 billion acquisition of Bandag Inc. Former BSAH Vice President and General Counsel Saul Solomon has been named chairman, CEO and president of Bridgestone Bandag
NationaLease has been awarded a $12 million contract to provide Integrated Transportation Logistics Services to PIC USA, Hendersonville, Tenn., the leading supplier of pork breeding stock in the United States.
Wisconsin-based Schneider National Bulk Carriers, a division of Schneider National Inc., has been awarded the American Chemistry Council's Responsible Care Certification.
ConocoPhillips Co. has announced that 76 Super Diesel synthetic blend motor oil has been upgraded to API CJ-4 quality. 76 Super Diesel is specially developed for use in diesel engines
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The Women in Trucking Association (WIT) has announced that women who receive their certificate in driver training at Arkansas State University - Newport's Commercial Driver Training Institute, will automaticall
Navistar International Corp.'s military subsidiary has been awarded a $623 million contract by the U.S. Marine Corps to provide 1,200 Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles to be delivered by the end of February 2008.
May 31, 2007 - Industry News
Central Freight Lines Inc., an LTL carrier and one of the largest intrastate carriers in Texas, has won the Texas Motor Transportation Association's Grand Trophy for Safety. CFL was up against seven other strong companie
Minnesota-based carrier Transport America has recognized company driver Troy Kasprowicz and contractor Douglas Gardener as its 2006 Drivers of the Year. The two were honored with their families at ceremonie
Rihm Kenworth has expanded customer support with the opening of a new full-service facility in Albert Lea, Minn., located near the intersection of Interstate 90 and Interstate 35. A member of the Kenworth dealer network
"Total construction spending inched up in April, as nonresidential outlays shook off the plunge in homebuilding and sluggishness in gross domestic product (GDP)," Ken Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractor
TMW Systems Inc., among the largest providers of enterprise management software to the transportation industry in North America, said it has acquired TMT Software Co., a leading provider of transportatio
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