April 26, 2007 - Industry News
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
April 20, 2007 - Industry News
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
With a new CD entitled "Trick My Truck," released March 2, Joey Holiday has also tricked out his mobile stage for his 2007 tour.
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
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.
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
TransCore has integrated TIAWatchdog into all of its 3sixty Freight Match and DAT loadboard products as well as CarrierWatch service.
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
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.
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
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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