April 30, 2007 - Industry News
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters announced late Monday that U.S. trucks will begin operating in Mexico for the first time ever - starting at the same time Mexican trucks begin operating north of the commercial borde
VIPAR Heavy Duty, one of North America's leading truck parts networks, said Jack Lyons Truck Parts Inc. has joined its network of distributors. Marking the 114th stockholder company for VIPAR Heavy Duty, Jack Lyons Truck Parts
April 27, 2007 - Industry News
Illinois-based Central States Trucking has purchased a specialized Great Dane drop-frame roller van trailer to secure ground transportation at an even higher level. This trailer will be primarily used for its growing air freigh
Sloan Transportation has released a new white paper on the steps the company took to advance the functionality of the HDX Price File Library for the heavy-duty industry. Sloan announced last year that it was the first parts manufacture
Central Hauling Co. driver Randy Thomas of Jackson, Miss., recently won the company's bi-yearly referral contest. He surpassed all other drivers in recruiting, and for his efforts was awarded his own truck.
Lubricants University, an online training resource offering information on relevant technologies and trends in the lubrication and maintenance industry, is offering its "Fundamentals of Lubrication" training course in Spanish.
Menlo Worldwide, a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. and a global provider of logistics, transportation management and supply chain services, has been named the 2006 Supplier of the Year by Maquet Inc.
Real domestic product increased at an annual rate of just 1.3 percent in the first quarter, the slowest since first quarter 2003, according to advance estimates released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
April 26, 2007 - Industry News
Eaton Corp. said the company's Fuller UltraShift HV (Highway Value) automated transmission has been named the preferred specification for all future North American medium-duty vehicle transactions at Idealease Inc., of Barrington, Ill.
Velociti Inc., a specialist in global installation and service of wireless technology systems, has been certified by Pressure Systems International for PSI Tire Inflation System installations in Europe.
The 2007 International Convention & Tradeshow for the Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS) is slated for Wednesday, July 11, through Sunday, July 15, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, Calif.
Penske Truck Leasing has introduced an enhanced commercial vehicle resale Web site at www.penskeusedtrucks.com, with improved functionalities, including easier navigation and more information
Free webinars begin this week on the HDX Price File Library (PFL), a system that facilitates a better process of conveying product and pricing information between manufacturers and distributors.
RideWorks has introduced its new RideKing 1¾-inch bore mono tube cab shocks to the trucking industry, designed to optimize the ride comfort in all Class 8 sleeper cabs.
Peterbilt's two most aerodynamic trucks - Model 387 and 386 - have been recognized as fuel efficient and environment friendly by the Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay program, which establishes a
Alcoa's aluminum top plate forging enabled SAF-Holland to shed 100 pounds in weight and to integrate NoLube technology in the world's lightest and first commercially available aluminum fifth wheel for tractor-trailers
Penske Truck Leasing has opened an 18,000-square-foot facility in Cambridge, Ontario, located at 105 Saltsman Drive that offers commercial and consumer truck rental services, full-service truck leasing and contract maintenance.
Marten Transport Ltd. said first-quarter operating revenue, consisting of revenue from truckload and logistics operations, increased 9.9 percent, to $131.4 million in the first quarter of 2007 from $119.6 million in the 2006 quarter.
Covenant Transport Inc. announced financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2007, and reported a proposed name change for the Nevada-based holding company from Covenant Transport Inc. to Covenant Transportation Group Inc
The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 1.2 percent in March, which was the second consecutive monthly gain. The index increased 1.6 percent in February.
Two top speakers will address the 19th annual Dossier User Group conference Oct. 24 and 25 at the Hilton Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. The Dossier board reports that fleet maintenance guru Darry Stuart, general chairma
March orders for manufactured durable goods increased 3.4 percent, marking the fourth increase in the last five months, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Retail sales are generally positive across the country but manufacturing in some areas continues to feel the pinch of weakening home sales, according to the latest Beige Book, a summary of economic condition
April 23, 2007 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks North America said it is pleased with guidances issued late last month by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding the use of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) to meet the federal emissions
IdleAire Technologies Corp. and members of NATSO, the trade association representing truckstops and travel plazas, have partnered to eliminate nearly 72 million pounds of emissions from idling diesel truck
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