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April 13, 2008 - Industry News

Study: Economy Suffers From Poor Transportation Strategy

The U.S.transportation system is failing to keep pace with the demands of a 21st-century economy, and a piecemeal approach to improving the nation's transportation infrastructure no longer works, concluded a study released last wee

Tags: Highways

April 13, 2008 - Industry News

Landstar Names Roadstars

Landstar System has recognized 18 Business Capacity Owners (its term for owner-operators) as Landstar Roadstars

April 13, 2008 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks Honors Top Dealers

Volvo Trucks North America recently announced its 2007 U.S. and Canadian dealers of the year, and recognized other dealers for their performance in truck and Volvo engine sales

April 13, 2008 - Industry News

Greatwide Logistics Services Acquires Camrett, Inc.

Texas-based Greatwide Logistics Services announced that it has acquired Virginia-based Camrett Inc

April 13, 2008 - Industry News

Hengst Expanding North American Presence

Hengst filters

German filter manufacturer Hengst is expanding its presence in the North American market

April 13, 2008 - Industry News

SAF-Holland Acquires Austin-Westran Product Line

SAF-Holland has acquired the landing leg (trailer support) product line from Austin-Westran.

April 11, 2008 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Talks About Trends

During the Mid-America Trucking Show, executives from ArvinMeritor Commercial Vehicle Systems executives reviewed industry trends and market developments, from why military business is good for fleets to saving on fuel

April 10, 2008 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Considers Anti-Idling Law

Both the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association want to see some changes in a bill proposed in Pennsylvania to limit idling time of commercial diesel-powered trucks

April 10, 2008 - Industry News

EPA Has $50 Million to Support Clean Air Retrofit

The Environmental Protection Agency has almost $50 million in grants to help trucking companies and others to replace or clean up older diesel engines

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Analyst: Bad News, Good News for Trucker Profitability, Class 8 Demand

Fuel prices continue to put pressure on the economy and on trucking companies, but exports of heavy trucks are helping to remove excess capacity, said Kenny Vieth, partner, A.C.T. Research Inc., Tuesday in a Bear Stearns conference call

Tags: Economy

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Fed's Freight Index Unchanged in February

The federal government's Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) was unchanged in February from January, following a 2.4 percent monthly increase in January

Tags: Economy

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Conference to Highlight Alternative Fuels, Vehicles

The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute will host the Alternative Fuels & Vehicles Conference + Expo 2008 in Las Vegas May 11-14

Tags: Events

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

CDL Changes Proposed

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that revises commercial driver's license knowledge and skills testing standards and requires new federal minimum standards for states to issue commercial learner's permits

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Highway Trust Fund Could Hit Negative Numbers Next Year

The federal Highway Trust Fund is likely to turn negative next year, said a former DOT executive to a shippers' group this week

Tags: Highways

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Again Hit Record High

Crude oil prices again hit record highs Wednesday, surging to more than $112 a barrel during intraday trading after a government report showed an unexpected decline in crude supplies

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Novosad Wins Truck-Lite Trophy from NAST

Winning NAST trucks superimposed on scenery more appealing than the gray, barely-spring scene at Mid-America.

The National Association of Show Trucks presented its series-topping Truck-Lite Trophy last month at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky

Tags: Events

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Prime Orders Wabash Reefers

Wabash National Corp. announced that Prime Inc. opted to purchase 1,900 ArcticLite refrigerated van trailers

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Fikes Truck Line Launches Equipment Program for Professional Drivers

Fikes Truck Line has launched Fikes FreeWay, a new twist on the traditional lease-purchase program that not only connects professional drivers with affordable equipment, but also supports their long-term success with bookkeeping, tax preparation and financial advice

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Celadon Earns EPA's Top SmartWay Score

Celadon Trucking Services has earned the top score awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for freight carriers that participate in the agency's SmartWay Transport Partnership

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Utility Makes Bendix Products Standard

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company have inked a deal to make Bendix products available through Utility's aftermarket parts and dealer network

April 8, 2008 - Industry News

EIA: Don't Expect Significant Relief in Diesel Prices

The U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts that diesel prices will average $3.62 per gallon over the course of 2008 - 72 cents above the 2007 average prices - as crude oil prices continue to average over $100 a barrel

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 8, 2008 - Industry News

Newport Editors Featured on Radio at MATS

Newport editors Steve Sturgess (top center), Evan Lockridge (above left) and Tom Berg (above right) were part of live broadcasts at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Newport Communications editors hit the airwaves during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., recently

Tags: Events

April 8, 2008 - Industry News

Congestion Pricing Dies in New York

A proposal to charge drivers extra tolls to enter New York City's most congested neighborhoods during peak hours died in the New York Assembly Monday

Tags: Highways

April 7, 2008 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Launches Driver Training In Cab

U.S. Xpress driver George Smith demonstrates the new in-cab training technology.

U.S. Xpress is training drivers for safety & regulatory issues with computer-based lessons right in their own cabs

April 7, 2008 - Industry News

UPS Freight Workers Ratify Teamsters Contract

The Teamsters added more than 9,900 members with workers at UPS Freight ratifying a contract by more than 89 percent

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