March 20, 2007 - Industry News
EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership and the Chrome Shop Mafia have teamed up to help truck drivers save on fuel costs and cut air pollution. The Mafia, a nationally recognized crew of truck designers
Rush Enterprises Inc., which operates the largest network of heavy-duty and medium-duty truck dealerships in North America and a John Deere construction equipment dealership in Houston, Texas
March 19, 2007 - Industry News
CFI, a privately held international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has earned the SmartWay Partner logo signifying a distinctive level of environmental performance as part of the Environmental Protection Agency's
XTRA Lease, a leading provider of over-the-road trailer equipment rental and leasing in North America, is expanding its service offering to include a customized version of Qualcomm's T2 Untethered TrailerTRACS
Jim O'Neal, president of O & S Transportation, Springfield, Mo., has been elected as 2007-2008 chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). Founded in 1981 as a transportation broker
Bandag Inc. has entered into supply agreements with five additional North American retread manufactures for its Continuum brand off-the-road retread materials.
For the first time, drivers at Hill Bros. Transportation, Omaha, Neb., can choose to lease a brand-new Volvo tractor. To increase tractor selection for drivers in their lease purchase program as well as company drivers
Florida trucking companies CTL Transportation and CCC Transportation, together with the Ridge Career Center in Winter Haven, Fla., have begun a partnership to train students interested in obtaining a Class A commercial driver's license.
Dana Corp. announced Monday that its subsidiary, Dana Mauritius Ltd., and Dongfeng Motor Co. Ltd. have amended the agreement to develop their 50/50 joint venture, Dongfeng Dana Axle Co. Ltd.
March 17, 2007 - Industry News
An hour-and-a-half webinar about Lane Departure Warning Systems will be held beginning at 11 a.m. EST (8 a.m. PST) Tuesday, when several motor carrier safety directors share their LDWS experiences
March 16, 2007 - Industry News
Dodge's family of commercial trucks motored off with the Editors' Choice Award for New Product Innovation at the 43rd annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) convention earlier this month
LuK Automotive Systems, a manufacturer of diaphragm-spring clutch technology, recently introduced a line of medium- and heavy-duty clutches for Class 6, 7 and 8 vehicles. The all-ne
In its 36th year of operation, the Mid- America Trucking Show isn't pulling any punches. Even with the renovation of the East Wing, the show will have more than 1,000 industry leading companie
Advanced hybrid technologies developed jointly by Peterbilt Motors Co. and Eaton Corp. have been integrated into an aerodynamically styled heavy-duty vehicle for fuel efficiency and greater environmental stewardship.
March 15, 2007 - Industry News
General Electric Co. and the equity firm of Blackstone Group announced Thursday they will acquire PHH Corp., a mortgage and fleet management services company, for $1.8 billion
SkyBitz, a leading provider of Global Locating System (GLS) trailer tracking technology for the trucking industry, has announced the addition of seven customers that are deploying its tracking solutions
TravelCenters of America (TA) has announced the opening of its Livingston, Calif., facility located on I-99 at Exit 203 Winton Parkway. Livingston marks the 10th location in California for the TA network.
Arsenault Associates announced that East Central Energy, a Minnesota-based utility company, has implemented Dossier maintenance management software for its fleet of utility and service vehicles
Five company drivers were honored as the nation's best in the Truckload Carrier Association's 18th Annual "Company Equipment Driver of the Year" contest. The award, presented earlier this week during TCA'
March 14, 2007 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has announced the two grand prize winners and the division winners of the highly-coveted 2006 National Fleet Safety Awards. The National Fleet Safety Awards recognize those companies
Mobile Awareness, which provides safety products to the transportation industry, is distributing two new rugged small truck camera systems. The solutions are being provided through a joint venture with Missouri-based Visor-View Inc
March 13, 2007 - Industry News
Prolam has introduced a new hot-melt polyurethane reactive (PuR) coating for the underside of laminated trailer floors that the company claims eliminates the challenges of traditional water-based paint coatings.
Chevron Products Co. says its API CJ-4 and API CI-4 Plus heavy-duty diesel engine oils meet the new Caterpillar ECF-2 specification. As of the beginning of this month, Caterpillar recommends the use of ECF-
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CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has named its driver award recipients for February 2007. The Company Driver of the Month is Juan Rojas, who started driving for CFI in 2002 and
TMW Systems, which provides enterprise management software for the trucking industry, has released its newest mobile communication product offering - OnRoute.
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