April 3, 2007 - Industry News
Eaton Corp. honored its best suppliers at its second annual Supplier Awards Program on March 28 at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. The event recognized 50 companies as Premier Suppliers
April 2, 2007 - Industry News
Compliance with lighting requirements will be easier to determine with the newly updated U.S. Federal Lighting Guide Kit available from the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA).
The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) has published its Spring/Summer 2007 Work Truck Industry Publications & Materials catalog, a publication that complements the association's online "Storefront."
TransCore announces radio frequency identification (RFID) and satellite communication distribution milestones, exceeding 150,000 satellite communications transceivers worldwide and 25 million RFID tags and 45,000 RFID readers worldwide.
Mack Trucks Inc. has announced the recipients of its 2006 Distributor of the Year awards. Every year, Mack acknowledges the efforts and contributions of its dealer network by honoring high-performing distributor
April 15 is the closing date for registration to attend the American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists' (ACOFAS) latest Technician Training clinic.
NEMF, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier serving the Northeast and Midwest, this week opened a terminal building to serve the Lancaster, Pa., area
Fontaine International, Irondale, Ala., has been presented with the prestigious International Truck & Engine's 2006 Diamond Supplier Award for the fourth consecutive year, an honor that few companies achieve
Knowledge can be valuable - and knowledge of Volvo trucks could be worth more than $10,000 for one lucky driver. That's because Volvo Trucks North America's new "When You Know, You Win"
March 30, 2007 - Industry News
Professional truck drivers have the opportunity to drive off with an expedited truck tricked out by the Chrome Shop Mafia boys as part of Speedco's Supertruck Driveaway Sweepstakes
Volvo Trucks North America has partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency to develop a package of vehicle components for the Volvo VN to deliver high fuel efficiency and low emissions
Starting this month, truck and trailer manufacturers are offering customers 2007 models certified by EPA's SmartWay program to improve fuel efficiency. By meeting EPA equipment specifications, these models provid
Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire LLC has announced price increases on the company's Bridgestone, Firestone, Fuzion and associate brand tire lines.
March 29, 2007 - Industry News
Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload freight carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., announced that professional truck driver Efrain Gomez has reached his two-millionth accident-free mile.
Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 2.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2006, according to final estimates by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Earlier BEA estimates put fourth quarter growth at 2.2 percent.
Iteris Inc. announced that Prime Inc., a premier refrigerated, flatbed and tanker carrier, has achieved an 85 percent decrease rate in run-off-road and rollover accidents since deploying Iteris' Lane Departure Warning (LDW) system
PeopleNet has announced that Greatwide Dedicated Transport has selected PeopleNet for its specialized fleet operations. Greatwide Dedicated Transport is the fourth-largest refrigerated dedicated fleet
PeopleNet, which provides mobile communications and onboard computing to the trucking industry, signed 197 new fleet customers during 2006, according to Ron Konezny, PeopleNet's chief operating officer
March 28, 2007 - Industry News
Barr-Nunn Transportation recently added 20 more Freightliner Columbia 2007 trucks to its fleet, adding to the 105 new Freightliners in its existing fleet.
ArvinMeritor Inc. said it plans to focus strongly on its remanufacturing business, enlarging its portfolio of OEM-specification remanufactured components available to its North American customers
Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems has entered into an agreement with Heil Trailer International to supply its Roll Stability Support (RSS) as standard equipment on select Heil and J & L brand products.
Illinois-based Central States Trucking (CST), founded in 1980, and one of the fastest-growing trucking companies in the Chicagoland area, has acquired 20 acres in Joliet near the Burlington Norther
The manufacturers of the UltraRide Chassis Air Suspension, for light and medium-duty truck markets, now introduce Cabmate for medium-duty trucks
Link Manufacturing Ltd., Sioux Center, Iowa, has introduced a new DuraLift II 20K Fabricated Self-Steer Liftable Suspension that weighs only 1,300 pounds with cast, hubs and drums
March 27, 2007 - Industry News
Kenny Doonan, dealer principal of Doonan Peterbilt Truck and Equipment of Wichita, Kan., was recently named Peterbilt's 2006 Medium Duty Truck Dealer of the Year
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