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April 26, 2007 - Industry News

Diesel Association Hosts Convention, Trade Show July 11-15

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.

April 26, 2007 - Industry News

Penske Enhances Its Used Truck Web Site

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

April 26, 2007 - Industry News

Free Webinars Available About the HDX Price File Library

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.

April 26, 2007 - Industry News

RideKing Cab Shocks Offer Cab Comfort

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.

April 26, 2007 - Industry News

EPA Terms Peterbilt Trucks Environment Friendly, Fuel Efficient

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

April 26, 2007 - Industry News

Alcoa's Aluminum Cuts Weight of SAF-Holland Fifth Wheel

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

April 26, 2007 - Industry News

Penske Truck Leasing Opens $5.6 Million Ontario Facility

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.

April 26, 2007 - Industry News

Marten Transport Cites 9.9% Increase in Revenues

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.

April 26, 2007 - Industry News

Covenant Reports 1Q Revenues; Proposed Name Change

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

April 26, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Up 1.2% in March

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.

April 26, 2007 - Industry News

Darry Stuart, Joseph Dunne Address Dossier User Group

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

April 26, 2007 - Industry News

Durable Goods Orders, Shipments Rise in March

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.

Tags: Economy

April 26, 2007 - Industry News

Fed Reports Modest Growth for Most Areas

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

Tags: Economy

April 23, 2007 - Industry News

Truckmakers Welcome EPA Guidance on SCR

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

April 23, 2007 - Industry News

IdleAire, Truckstops Partner to Reduce Truck Idling

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

April 20, 2007 - Industry News

Kenworth Names its 2007 Parts Council Members

Kenworth Truck Co. has named its 2007 Kenworth Parts Council members. The council consists of leading parts managers from Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada. The council's goal is to furthe

April 20, 2007 - Industry News

There's a New Look for Joey Holiday Tour

With a new CD entitled "Trick My Truck," released March 2, Joey Holiday has also tricked out his mobile stage for his 2007 tour.

Tags: Events

April 20, 2007 - Industry News

Sunco Carriers Congratulates 2006 Owner-Operator of the Year

Sunco Carriers has recognized Joey Loggins as the 2006 Owner-Operator of the Year. Loggins will receive $2,500, a commemorative plaque, and have his name added to the Legends Board at the Lakeland, Fla., terminal

April 20, 2007 - Industry News

Trinity Transport Opens New Facility in Seaford, Del.

Trinity Transport Inc. will host an Open House and ribbon-cutting ceremony from 3 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, at its new facility - formerly the Strikemaster Lanes bowling alley in Seaford, Del.

April 20, 2007 - Industry News

Truck Show and Driving Rodeo June 15-16 in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Motor Transportation Association (MMTA) will host a truck show and truck rodeo June 15 and 16 at the Best Western Royal Trade Plaza in Marlborough, Mass

Tags: Events

April 20, 2007 - Industry News

TransCore First to Incorporate TIAWatchdog

TransCore has integrated TIAWatchdog into all of its 3sixty Freight Match and DAT loadboard products as well as CarrierWatch service.

April 20, 2007 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Reports Revenues Up, Income Down

U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. said revenue for the first quarter of 2007 increased 20 percent to $360.9 million compared with $299.7 million in the first quarter of 2006. The company reported a net loss of $2.6 millio

April 20, 2007 - Industry News

SmartDrive, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Win Innovation Award

SmartDrive Systems, a fleet vehicle safety service, has been awarded the "Joint Venture Innovation Award" for 2007 along with its partner in fleet-related risk management, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance UK.

April 20, 2007 - Industry News

GM Honors Ryder as Supplier of the Year

Ryder System Inc. a global leader in supply chain, warehousing and transportation management solutions, has received the General Motors 2006 Supplier of the Year award for its overall

April 20, 2007 - Industry News

AGC and EPA Explore "Greening" of Construction Equipment

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) has released the findings of a joint study with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) focused on low-cost ways to reduce air emissions from nonroad construction equipment.

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