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March 17, 2007 - Industry News

FMCSA Hosts On-Board Safety Webinar Tuesday

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 Wins Editors' Choice Award at Work Truck Show 2007

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

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March 16, 2007 - Industry News

LuK Offers New Clutch Line for Commercial Vehicles

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

March 16, 2007 - Industry News

MATS 2007: Retaining the Title of Biggest Trucking Event of the Year

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

Tags: Events

March 16, 2007 - Industry News

Peterbilt, Eaton, Wal-Mart Partner on Hybrid Electric Aerodynamic Truck

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

GE and Blackstone to Purchase PHH

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

March 15, 2007 - Industry News

SkyBitz Reaches 120,000 Trailers With Addition of 7 New Fleets

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

March 15, 2007 - Industry News

TA Opens Livingston, California Location

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.

March 15, 2007 - Industry News

East Central Energy Picks Dossier for Utility Fleet

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

March 15, 2007 - Industry News

TCA Honors 2006 Company Equipment Drivers of the Year

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

18 Trucking Companies Recognized by TCA for Safe Operation

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

March 14, 2007 - Industry News

Small Truck Backup Camera Systems Debut

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 Debuts New Trailer Floor Undercoating

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.

March 13, 2007 - Industry News

Chevron Diesel Oils Meet New Cat ECF-2 Specs

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-

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 13, 2007 - Industry News

CFI Honors February Drivers of the Month

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

March 13, 2007 - Industry News

TMW Systems Introduces OnRoute

TMW Systems, which provides enterprise management software for the trucking industry, has released its newest mobile communication product offering - OnRoute.

March 13, 2007 - Industry News

Hendrickson Quik-Draw Slider Now Standard on Utility Trailers

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. has made the Hendrickson Quik-Draw pneumatic slider pin-pull system standard equipment on all reefers and dry vans, including the 3000R reefer and the 4000D-X thin wall dry van

March 12, 2007 - Industry News

Eaton Showcases Hybrid Technology At Work Truck Show

Eaton Corp. hosted a seven-vehicle ride-n-drive event at the 43rd Annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention and Work Truck Show 2007, featuring chassis from International Truck and Engine Corp., Peterbilt and Freightliner -

March 12, 2007 - Industry News

Comdata Announces Acquisition of Inter-Tax Inc.

Comdata Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ceridian Corp., has acquired Inter-Tax Inc. a leading provider of paperless fuel tax services. The acquisition is expected to result in a comprehensive suite of regulatory compliance solution

March 9, 2007 - Industry News

Meritor Tire Inflation System Has Best Year Ever

Pressure Systems International, the manufacturer of the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS), has announced a record year for the product in 2006. MTIS achieved the highest penetration in the new build OEM marke

March 9, 2007 - Industry News

Chevron Delo 400 LE Ideal for Use in Sprinter Vans

Chevron Delo 400 LE Multigrade SAE 15W-40 has received formulation approval for Mercedes Benz diesel engine oil specification 228.31, covering all Mercedes-Benz diesel engines using Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs).

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 9, 2007 - Industry News

Sterling Bullet Truck Features Powerful Cummins Engine

Sterling Truck Corp. has introduced a tough new chassis-cab called the Sterling Bullet, the latest addition to the company's full line of Class 3-8 work trucks. It will be available at select Sterling dealerships in late fall 2007

March 9, 2007 - Industry News

GeoLogic's Color Display Unit Now Commercially Available

GeoLogic Solutions, which provides communications and tracking systems to the transportation industry, has announced that its new Color Display Unit (CDU) is now an option for new and currently deployed MobileMax users

March 9, 2007 - Industry News

Kentucky Trailer Technologies to Relocate

Kentucky Trailer has announced plans to relocate operations of its Michigan division - Kentucky Trailer Technologies - to the main corporate campus in Louisville, Ky

March 9, 2007 - Industry News

Transport America Recognizes Top Drivers

Minnesota-based truckload carrier Transport America announces its January 2007 Drivers of the Month. These drivers are recognized for their outstanding service to Transport America and its customers during the month of January.

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