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May 7, 2007 - Industry News

Joplin Petro Celebrates Truckers Next Week With a Jamboree

The tent sale is a big attraction at the Joplin Petro Trucker Jamboree.

The Joplin Petro, located at I-44 & Hwy 43, Exit 4 in Joplin, Mo., is hosting its 10th Annual Truckers Jamboree from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 15 and 16.

Tags: Events

May 7, 2007 - Industry News

Hendrickson Auxiliary Axle System Earns ISO Certification

Bird’s eye view. Aerial view of the Hendrickson Auxiliary Axle Systems in Hebron, Ohio.

Hendrickson Auxiliary Axle Systems recently earned ISO/TS 16949: 2002 Quality Management System Certification by the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA), an independent accredited management systems registrar

May 7, 2007 - Industry News

Brad Glover Honored as International Dealer of the Year

International Truck and Engine Corp. has recognized Brad Glover of Glover International Trucks Ltd. with locations in Alberta, Canada, as the 2006 Dealer of the Year at its 27th Annual Circle of Excellence black-tie awards ceremony.

May 7, 2007 - Industry News

Paccar Acquires German Truck Leasing Company

Paccar Financial Services (PFS) has entered into an agreement to purchase Truck Center Hauser GmbH (TCH), a leading independent truck rental and leasing company in Germany. TCH is headquartered in Dieburg, near Frankfurt,

May 7, 2007 - Industry News

Qualcomm Offers Maptuit NaviGo on OmniVision Computing Platform

Qualcomm Inc. and Maptuit Corp. have entered into an agreement to make available Maptuit's NaviGo on the OmniVision mobile computing platform. Maptuit NaviGo is a real-time, hybrid (a combination of onboard and server-based technologies),

May 7, 2007 - Industry News

Join Women In Trucking This Friday, Saturday at Tennessee Truck Show

Vicky Holiday and her musician husband Joey, show their appreciation for drivers this Thursday and Friday by hosting The Tennessee Truck Show in Nashville for a fourth year in a row

Tags: Events

May 7, 2007 - Industry News

PierPASS OffPeak Program Diverts 5 Million Trucks From LA Daytime Traffic

PierPASS Inc. said its OffPeak program has diverted more than 5 million truck trips from peak daytime traffic since the program's start in July 2005. The program has eliminated bottlenecks at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach,

May 4, 2007 - Industry News

The Pete Store Acquires Peterbilt of Knoxville Inc.

The Pete Store Inc., a Maryland-based heavy truck dealer has acquired Peterbilt of Knoxville Inc., a dealer group with three locations in the Southeast. The Knoxville group is the eighth-largest dealer group in the natio

May 4, 2007 - Industry News

Volvo Honors Its Top Service Technicians for 2007

Chris Dunn, Dan Teleglow and Dennis Baehnk of Beaver Truck Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, each receive a new Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

No one knows Volvo trucks better than the technicians at Volvo Trucks North America's 325 dealerships. And last month, the best of the best service and parts personnel from Volvo's dealer network gathered at Volvo headquarter

May 3, 2007 - Industry News

Pacific Truck & Trailer Named Authorized East Dealer

Pacific Truck & Trailer of Grant Pass, Ore., serving northern California and southern Oregon, has been named an authorized dealer for East Manufacturing, offering the company's full line of flatbed trailers, parts and accessories.

May 3, 2007 - Industry News

Peterbilt Launches Demo Program to Promote Model Lineup

Peterbilt has just launched its "Models of Innovation" demonstration program, a campaign designed to provide existing and prospective customers the ability to test and evaluate a new 2008 model year Peterbilt in the customers' operation.

May 3, 2007 - Industry News

WTA Completes 6th Tire Auditing Trip to China

World Trade Association (WTA), a leading independent U.S. tire wholesaler, recently completed its sixth auditing trip to China to ensure the highest quality of production for its Xtreme line of OTR tires.

May 3, 2007 - Industry News

Roehl Transport Wins TCA Safety Award

Roehl Transport recently added to a string of top industry honors for safety with a prestigious Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Safety Award. The award, based on an independent audit of the company's DOT recordable accident record

May 3, 2007 - Industry News

Kenworth Aerodynamic Trucks Earn EPA's SmartWay Tag

Kenworth's T2000

Kenworth Truck Co.'s latest models - the new T660 and T2000 - were recently acknowledged as SmartWay eligible trucks by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

May 3, 2007 - Industry News

Michelin Announces Commercial Tire Price Hikes

Michelin North America announced it is increasing prices on two commercial tire product lines. Commercial truck tire prices will increase by up to 4 percent on Michelin and BFGoodrich brand tires sold in the United States, effective June 1, 2007

May 3, 2007 - Industry News

PeopleNet Offers ALK's CoPilot Voice-guided Directions

PeopleNet is offering ALK Technologies' CoPilot Truck, which provides spoken, turn-by-turn, truck-specific driving directions to professional drivers, on PeopleNet's new handheld platform.

May 3, 2007 - Industry News

Melton Creates Accounting Software for Fleets

Melton Technologies, a leading supplier of the PC-based Horizon trucking software, has developed a new accounting module that ties into its offerings of transportation and logistical solutions.

May 3, 2007 - Industry News

GE Offering Full-length Cargo Sensors

GE has made its patented full-length cargo sensor available on both its VeriWise satellite and cellular platforms to all trucking customers. Today, GE is the only company making full-length cargo sensors for the trucking industry

May 3, 2007 - Industry News

GE Offers Integrated Refrigerated Trailer Lease Services

GE is adding an Integrated Refrigerated Trailer Lease to its financial services for the trucking industry, with features that take away the routine headaches that can come from running reefer vans in a fleet.

May 2, 2007 - Industry News

Freightliner Introduces New Fuel-saving Cascadia

Freightliner Trucks has launched the Cascadia, a new Class 8 truck for on-highway applications built from an entirely new platform. The Cascadia delivers significant fuel savings and is designed based on the Run Smart philosophy,

May 2, 2007 - Industry News

PeopleNet Signs Record Number of New Private Fleets

PeopleNet, which provides mobile communications and onboard computing to the private fleet industry, said it signed 96 new fleets since the beginning of 2006 - a record number for the company.

May 2, 2007 - Industry News

IdleAire to Deliver J. J. Keller Training

Wisconsin-based J. J. Keller & Associates Inc. and IdleAire Technologies Corp. of Tennessee have signed an agreement giving IdleAire the exclusive license to provide in-cab delivery of J. J. Keller's video-based commercial motor vehicle driver training

May 2, 2007 - Industry News

PeopleNet Offers Handhelds with g3 Onboard Computing and Communications

PeopleNet has introduced its handheld platform that integrates its g3 mobile computing and communication system with ruggedized handheld devices that let drivers get information both in and out of the truck.

May 2, 2007 - Industry News

Teamsters Laud Bill to Toughen Cross-border Truck Standards

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters said it supports a bill that was passed unanimously Wednesday by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that would force Mexican trucks to meet safety and security standards

May 2, 2007 - Industry News

Southland International Trucks Adds 6th Location

Southland International Trucks Inc., which operates dealerships in Birmingham, Decatur, Homewood, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa, Ala., has added a sixth location in Huntsville

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