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February 20, 2007 - Industry News

Volvo Making a Bid for Nissan Diesel

AB Volvo's board of directors announced it will make a public offer to acquire the Japanese truck manufacturer Nissan Diesel. The offer - which is supported by Nissan Diesel's board of directors

February 20, 2007 - Industry News

Volvo Says It's Making a Bid for Nissan Diesel

AB Volvo's board of directors announced it will make a public offer to acquire the Japanese truck manufacturer Nissan Diesel. The offer - which is supported by Nissan Diesel's board of director

February 20, 2007 - Industry News

PacLease Offers Free Guide to Improve Fuel Economy

Tips on vehicle spec'ing, engine settings and gear ratios, maintenance, driver training, telematics and fuel programs are now available through a free informational fuel economy guide offered through PacLease,

February 20, 2007 - Industry News

CFI Honors Its Top Drivers for January

CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has named its driver award recipients for January 2006: • Company Driver of the Month: Diana Prieto started driving for CFI in 2000

February 20, 2007 - Industry News

California City Using Dossier for its Municipal Fleet

Arsenault Associates has announced that the City of Vista, Calif., is implementing Dossier maintenance management software for its fleet of municipal vehicles and equipment

February 20, 2007 - Industry News

Bendix Spicer to Operate New Foundation Brake Facility

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake plans to begin operating a new foundation brake production facility in the fourth quarter of this year at a location that is to be announced later

February 19, 2007 - Industry News

Sirus and XM to Combine in $13 Billion Merger of Equals

XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio have entered into a definitive agreement, under which the companies will be combined in a tax-free, all-stock merger of equals with a combined enterprise value of approximately $13 billion,

February 16, 2007 - Industry News

Eric Harley, Petro Giving Away a Harley-Davidson

Eric Harley

Now is every driver's chance to Hog The Road, because Eric Harley, host of Midnight Trucking Radio Network, and Petro Stopping Center, want to give a truck driver a brand new Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Tags: Events

February 16, 2007 - Industry News

CFI Driver Racks Up 3 Million Safe Miles

Missouri-based truckload carrier CFI has recognized the fifth driver in the company's history to achieve three million safe miles of driving. Delmar Hale, who started driving for CFI in 1984, was inspired to drive professionally from a childhood dream

February 16, 2007 - Industry News

Flying J Opens Two New Travel Plazas

Flying J Inc., an Ogden, Utah-based corporation is announcing the opening of two new Travel Plazas located in Dodge City, Kansas and Dothan, Ala. The Travel Plaza in Dodge City, Kansas, is located

February 16, 2007 - Industry News

Bulk Hauler Selects Eaton's Fleet Resource Manager

Eaton Corp. has announced that Grantham Custom Tailored Service of Caseyville, Ill., will equip its 300 trucks with Fleet Resource Manager - Eaton's new mobile resource management solution for the trucking industry.

February 16, 2007 - Industry News

Schneider National Gets Nod to Do Business in China

Schneider National Inc. has been granted authority to operate as a domestic carrier and logistics services provider in the People's Republic of China. Schneider Logistics (Tianjin) Co. Ltd. has been established under the new authority

February 15, 2007 - Industry News

FMCSA Offers Rail Crossing Safety Card

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has a new card drivers can keep with them about highway-rail grade crossing safety

February 14, 2007 - Industry News

'Big Honkin' Truck Makeover' Finalists Announced

BP Lubricants USA Inc. has narrowed the pool of contestants to three and attendees at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) will vote to determine which lucky owner-operator will receive the monumental $50,000 truck makeover.

Tags: Events

February 14, 2007 - Industry News

Inflation Slowing But Fed Still Worried

There are signs that inflation is moderating, but a wary Federal Reserve Board isn't likely to adjust interest rates any time soon, according to testimony by Chairman Ben Bernank

Tags: Economy

February 14, 2007 - Industry News

Expedite Professional's Forum March 9 in Indianapolis

Expedite Info and The ExpressTrucking.com Network, headquartered in Akron Ohio, will host an Expedite Professional's Forum from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 9 in Indianapolis, Ind.

Tags: Events

February 14, 2007 - Industry News

Crete Invests $5.4 Million in Knoxville-Oak Ridge Truck Facility

Nebraska-based Crete Carrier will invest $5.4 million and bring a total of 50 jobs to a new trucking facility next to Interstate 40 in the Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley of Tennessee

February 14, 2007 - Industry News

Prices Announced for New 2007 Dodge Sprinter

Dodge has announced that the suggested retail price for the all- new 2007 Dodge Sprinter chassis cab is $30,950, which includes $980 for destination

February 14, 2007 - Industry News

MTA Names Minnesota Driver of the Year

The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) has named Stephen Laubach, a professional truck driver for FedEx Freight East in Roseville, as the 2006 Minnesota Truck Driver of the Year.

February 14, 2007 - Industry News

ACOFAS Announces Business Meeting Decisions

ACOFAS, The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists held its annual business meeting in conjunction with HDAW '07 in Las Vegas last month, with a request that manufacturer

February 13, 2007 - Industry News

Navistar Begins Trading on Pink Sheets

Navistar International Corp. began trading today on the over-the-counter market commonly known as the "pink sheets" under the symbol NAVZ following its suspension from the New York Stock Exchange at the end of trading Tuesday.

February 13, 2007 - Industry News

Speedco Opens Shop in Austinburg, Ohio

Speedco has opened its 48th store, this one in Austinburg, Ohio. The new store is located off I-90, Exit 223 at 2689 Sidley Court. The store - the fifth Speedco in Ohio -is equipped with thre

February 13, 2007 - Industry News

Sterling Offers New Midrange Conventional Truck

Sterling Truck Corp. plans to introduce a new conventional Class 4-5 truck called the Sterling Bullet at the NTEA Work Truck Show 2007 on March 6.

February 13, 2007 - Industry News

Dart Transit Announces Contractors of the Month

Minnesota-based Dart Transit Co. has named its November and December 2006 Contractors of the Month. Larry Hamilton at the Dallas Operating Center and Monika Jacobsen at the Eagan Operating Center are the November Contractors of the Month.

February 13, 2007 - Industry News

Oil Purification Systems Wins Environmental Technology Award

Oil Purification Systems (www.ops-1.com, developer of the OPS-1 on-board oil refining system, announced is has won a 2007 Excellence in Innovation Award for Excellence in Environmental Technology Development

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