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September 4, 2007 - Industry News

Cummins Gets Order for 300 ISX Engines, APU Systems

Cummins Inc. said J&R Schugel Trucking has ordered 300 trucks powered by Cummins ISX engines and equipped with Cummins ComfortGuard auxiliary power unit (APU) systems, which Cummins began producing

September 4, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Petitions on Two Fronts to Retain HOS Regs

Citing the potential for "widespread disruption in the industry and the supply chain," and a decrease in safety, the American Trucking Associations is fighting on two fronts to retain the current hours of service regulations.

September 4, 2007 - Industry News

NMFTA Debuts ACE-lerate Cross-Border Program

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) has announced its new ACE-lerate service, powered by CrimsonLogic, to help companies involved in cross-border transportation transition to the new Automated

September 3, 2007 - Industry News

Court Rejects Bid for Emergency Stay of Mexico Project

A federal appeals court rejected a bid by the Teamsters union and others for an emergency stay of the Bush administration's plan to open the Mexican border for limited long-distance trucking. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circui

August 31, 2007 - Industry News

Federal Court: Bid to Halt Mexican Trucking Lacks Merit

A Teamsters union effort to halt a program to give U.S. truck drivers access into Mexico and allow a limited number of Mexican trucks to operate long-haul routes within the United States lacks merit, according to document

August 31, 2007 - Industry News

Fontaine Wins Volvo Supplier Award

Fontaine International has been presented the prestigious Volvo Supplier Award by the Volvo Group - an honor that very few companies achieve. This exclusive award is presented to the eight best suppliers, based on category

August 31, 2007 - Industry News

Paschall Recognizes Goodyear, Wingfoot Tire Services

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems LLC have received Paschall Truck Lines Inc.'s "Maintenance Vendor of the Year" award at the trucking company's annual vendor dinner

August 31, 2007 - Industry News

Phillips Industries Opens Eastern Distribution Center

California-based Phillips Industries has opened a new distribution center in Cincinnati, Ohio, that will allow the company to more effectively distribute its products to customers in the eastern regions of the United States.

August 31, 2007 - Industry News

NTDA Releases Trailer Dealer Survey Report

The typical independent semi-trailer dealer has sales of more than $14.6 million and pays its CEO a base salary of $90,000 while its employees are offered health benefits and are most likely to have Christmas an

August 30, 2007 - Industry News

KW Opens Facilities in Rochester, Syracuse

Kenworth of Buffalo recently opened two new full-service facilities that offer customers a large selection of new Kenworth trucks and enhanced service while providing plenty of truck parking. A member of Kenworth's dealer networ

August 30, 2007 - Industry News

National Liftgate Now Stocks Cole Hersee Products

Cole Hersee Co., which manufactures electrical and electronic products for the vehicle industry, announces that National Liftgate Parts, out of Cincinnati, is now a distributor of Cole Hersee's complete line of electrica

August 30, 2007 - Industry News

Women In Trucking Group Grows to 500 Members

Women In Trucking Inc. said its membership has grown to more than 500 corporate and individual members in the six months since its inception. Women in Trucking (WIT) is a nonprofit organization created to encourag

August 30, 2007 - Industry News

Dossier User Group Meeting Oct. 24-25 in Atlantic City

Fleet professionals from around the nation will meet at the Hilton Hotel and Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., on Oct. 24 and 25 to participate in the Dossier Fleet Maintenance Software Users Group meeting.

Tags: Events

August 29, 2007 - Industry News

Volvo Kicks Off 'When you Know, You Win' Promotion

Volvo Trucks North America is asking drivers: "What would you do with $10,000?" And one lucky driver is going to have to answer that question this fall as the grand prize winner of Volvo's latest "When You Know, You Win"

Tags: Events

August 29, 2007 - Industry News

Teamsters Claim Mexican Pilot Project Is Pending, File Suit

The Teamsters union said it has heard from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that the agency's pilot program for long-distance trucking across the Mexican border will be cleared to begin on Saturday,

August 29, 2007 - Industry News

EPA Certifies Utility as a SmartWay Trailer

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. said that with its 4000D-X dry van, it is the first trailer manufacturer offering a qualifying model to be certified by the EPA as a SmartWay trailer. Utility's SmartWay 4000D-X

August 29, 2007 - Industry News

SmartDrive Names Safety-Risk Manager Of the Year

SmartDrive Systems Inc., which offers vehicle safety management and measuring services, has named Sam Dunbar, director of safety for Con-Way Freight, as the Safety-Risk Manager of the Year for 2007.

August 29, 2007 - Industry News

October Registration for The Work Truck Show 2008

Registration for The Work Truck Show 2008 and 44th Annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention opens in early October 2007. That's when interested participants can download a registration for

Tags: Events

August 29, 2007 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor to Manufacture Air Link Suspension

ArvinMeritor Inc. Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group will manufacture the Meritor Air Link suspension in its Sistemas Automotirices de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. joint venture facility in Monterrey, Mexico. Manufacturing will begi

August 29, 2007 - Industry News

Volvo Produces 7 Demo Trucks - Sans Carbon Dioxide

The Volvo Group has produced seven demonstration trucks that can all be driven without emitting any environmentally harmful carbon dioxide. These trucks were exhibited recently in Stockholm and are equipped with diesel engines that have been modified to operate on seven different types of renewable liquid and gaseous fuels.

Tags: Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Volvo, Global

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Dometic A/C System Meets California Clean-air Regs

Dometic Environmental Corp. said its new battery-powered auxiliary air-conditioning systems are 100 percent compliant with the clean-air requirements of the California Air Resources Board (CARB)

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

New Web Site for Delo Brand of Engine Oils

Chevron Products Co. has delivered a dynamic new web site for its Delo brand of advanced-technology engine oils, lubricants and coolants. The new site offers Delo customers one of the leading online business tools in the lubricants market.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

ATS Specialized Wins Logistics Management Award

ATS Specialized Inc., a division of Anderson Trucking Service Inc. (ATS), was recently awarded the Logistics Management 2007 Quest for Quality Award for Industrial and Heavy Haul Carriers. ATS provides specialize

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Melton Technologies Partners with EPS Software

Melton Technologies (MTI), which provides operational software for truck fleets, has partnered with EPS Software Corp., a major software developer located in Houston, Texas. Chuck Melton, president and CEO of Melto

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

TransCore Nominated for Global Call Center Award

TransCore is one of two finalists in the International Customer Management Institute's (ICMI) Membership's Global Call Center of the Year Award in the small-to-medium category. The award honors the best call center

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