February 9, 2007 - Industry News
Stemco and SkyBitz have teamed up to offer mileage readings in conjunction with real-time trailer tracking for commercial fleets and trailer-leasing companies.
Shell Lubricants has announced that Shell Rotella T with Triple Protection technology heavy-duty motor oil meets new Caterpillar specifications, ECF-1-a, ECF-2 for pre-2007 on- and off-highway diesel engines.
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Minnesota-based truckload carrier Transport America announces its December 2006 Drivers of the Month. These drivers are recognized for their outstanding service to Transport America and its customers during the month of December.
TravelCenters of America has reopened its Binghamton, N.Y., location after the facility closed last June due to flood damage. Employees worked tirelessly to get the location’s fuel pumps back in
ArvinMeritor Inc. has formed a long-term supplier partnership with Trailmobile Corp., Lake Forest, Ill. Effective this month, Meritor trailer axles, brakes and air suspensions become the standard offering on all Trailmobile trailers.
Remy International Inc. announced the closing of the sale of its light- and medium-truck diesel engine and component remanufacturing business conducted by Franklin Power Products Inc. and International Fuel Systems Inc. to Caterpilla
The American Trucking Associations, in conjunction with the American Automobile Association, the American Highway Users Alliance, the National Association of Truck Stop Operators, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association
February 8, 2007 - Industry News
Nebraska-based Werner Enterprises Inc., one of the nation's largest truckload transportation and logistics companies, has announced the promotion of Gregory L. Werner to chief executive officer.
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) is working with industry partners to analyze the potential safety impacts of speed differentials that may exist between cars and trucks on the road.
Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has announced that driver Steve Freitag has achieved 2 million accident-free miles. Freitag joins a list of only 12 Con-way drivers to achieve this career milestone
February 7, 2007 - Industry News
Mack Trucks Inc. has announced the winners of its Driving Skills Safety Challenge held Jan. 23 – 25 in Las Vegas. This year’s event featured both individual and team competitions (two operators per team)
International Truck’s showcasing “Innovation 2,” an interactive truck that demonstrates the latest technology in the trucking industry, at this year’s Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting
February 6, 2007 - Industry News
Navistar International Corp. said late Tuesday that the New York Stock Exchange has informed the company that it plans to proceed with its previously announced delisting of the company from the exchang
Big & Rich will headline Kenworth Truck Co.’s 19th annual Customer Appreciation Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday evening, March 23, at the 2007 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Cowboy Troy also will appear with Big & Rich
Maverick Transportation has recognized Lee Hammond of Norwalk, Ohio, as its 2006 Driver of the Year. An 11-year veteran with Maverick, Hammond was named Driver of the Year after a companywide vote
Charles Iaun, who began driving trucks on a farm at the age of 15, has been named the Minnesota Trucking Association’s Driver of the Month for August
A comprehensive report on the manufacture of tank trailers in North America is now available from SpecialtyVehicles.net (SVN), a market research consulting and business publications firm located in Modesto, Calif
Diesel prices will average $2.60 this year, down from $2.71 last year but still well above the $2.41 average for 2005, according to the latest short-term energy outlook by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driver risk management systems and services, says it has deployed its in-vehicle, video-based driver safety service to a UK-based client of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance
First Guard Insurance Co. has honored Freeport Transport with its “Fleet of the Year Award” for 2006. This is the first time Freeport Transport has won this prestigious award.
PierPASS Inc. this week released the finding of its third opinion survey conducted with truck drivers servicing the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Cummins Inc. announced Tuesday that its heavy-duty ISX and ISM on-highway truck engines for 2007 will be covered by its exclusive Uptime Guarantee, an industry first when it was introduced in 2002
February 5, 2007 - Industry News
Bentz Transport Products Inc. has acquired a new facility for its operations. The 135,000-square-foot facility, a former tier 1 automotive facility, is located on 18 acres in the Ossian Industrial Par
Hoekstra Transportation, St. Anne, Ill., has honored Ron Leoni as its Driver of the Year for 2006. Leoni joined Hoekstra in 2005 with a background in the transportation business
The Bush Administration is requesting $67 billion for 2008 to finance key transportation construction, congestion relief and safety programs, and to provide the framework for reforming the aviation system
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