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August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Castrol Big Honkin' Truck Makeover Contest Begins Anew

Castrol Tection is launching the third annual Extra Big Honkin' Truck Makeover contest where truck drivers nationwide will be given another chance to win a total internal, external and communications makeover valued at $50,000

Tags: Events

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Up 0.3% in July

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.3 percent in July, marking the first month-to-month increase since March of this year. The not-seasonally adjusted index decrease

Tags: Economy

August 23, 2007 - Industry News

Texaco Syn-Star GL 75W-90 Offers Extended Drains

Chevron Products Co. has introduced a new Texaco Syn-Star GL SAE 75W-90 designed to meet Revision C of Dana Corp.'s (Spicer Axle Division) SHAES 256 specification, which went into effect in the second quarter of 2007.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 23, 2007 - Industry News

Con-way Completes Acquisition of Contract Freighters

Con-way Inc. has completed its $750 million acquisition of Contract Freighters Inc. (CFI), a privately held North American truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo. The acquisition adds to Con-way's portfolio a company

August 23, 2007 - Industry News

Michelin's New XDA5 Drive Tire Regenerates Itself

Imagine a tire with a tread that regenerates itself as it wears. It's not science fiction, it's Michelin's new XDA5 drive tire for Class 8 rigs. Michelin uses patented design and manufacturing techniques to mold the tread

August 22, 2007 - Industry News

PeopleNet Names 2 to Executive VP Posts

PeopleNet, a Minneapolis-based provider of onboard computing and mobile communications systems to the nation's transportation industry, has named Brian McLaughlin, executive vice president of marketing, product and sales, and Mike Goergen as

August 22, 2007 - Industry News

TA Offers ALK's CoPilot Truck Nationwide

ALK Technologies, the developer of routing, mileage and mapping software, including PC*Miler and CoPilot GPS navigation solutions, said CoPilot Truck will be offered at TravelCenters of America starting in September.

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.

Tags: Events

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

Tags: Fuel and Oil

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

Tags: Events

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

Tags: Events

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