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July 16, 2007 - Industry News

HDAW '08: Focus on Building Relationships Into the Future

"Face to Face: Building Relationships Into the Future," has been selected by the sponsors of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2008, as the conference theme. HDAW, scheduled Jan. 21-24 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, is the premier heavy-duty busines

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July 16, 2007 - Industry News

PA Proposes Tolls for I-80 and 25% Hike on PA Turnpike

Pennsylvania Gov. Edward Rendell has proposed to put tolls on Interstate 80, the principal East-West highway across north central Pennsylvania connecting New Jersey and Ohio

Tags: Highways

July 16, 2007 - Industry News

Con-way Acquires CFI in $750 Million Transaction

Con-way Inc. today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Contract Freighters Inc. (CFI), a privately held North American truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., in a transaction valued at $750 million

July 15, 2007 - Industry News

Hot Fuel Web Site Launched to Educate Consumers

Did you know you might not be getting your money's worth at the fuel pump? At warmer temperatures, diesel and gasoline expands, decreasing the amount of energy (Btu) per gallon purchased. The "Turn Down Hot Fuel"

Tags: Fuel and Oil

July 13, 2007 - Industry News

Penske Truck Leasing Announces Technical Challenge Event Winners

Penske Champions from left:  Robert Anthony, Chad Ray and Edward Glaessmann.

The 2007 Penske Truck Leasing National Technical Challenge featured a record-breaking 1,785 competitors from the U.S. and Canada, witnessed a repeat championship, and saw a young upstart winning it all

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July 12, 2007 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Hikes Owner-Operator Pay Again

Barr-Nunn Transportation has again increased its pay for owner-operators, offering them $1,100 for every 60,000 paid miles, starting with their third appreciation bonus.

July 12, 2007 - Industry News

PeopleNet Partners With MAGTEC for Truck Security Integration

PeopleNet has announced a development partnership with MAGTEC Products Inc. to make their products compatible and interoperable. MAGTEC is a leading manufacturer and distributor of truck and equipment security systems

July 12, 2007 - Industry News

Sloan Hose Assemblies On Eager Beaver Trailers

Eager Beaver Trailers has specified Sloan Transportation Products' MAXXDuty hose assemblies as standard equipment on its line of trailer products. The hose assemblies feature a new plating materia

July 11, 2007 - Industry News

Networkcar Offering ProMiles Fuel Tax Reporting Service

Networkcar, which provides wireless vehicle management services, has integrated the ProMiles FuelTaxOnline fuel tax reporting system into its Networkfleet wireless vehicle management system.

July 11, 2007 - Industry News

Groups Oppose $4 Billion Shortfall in Highway Trust Fund

Officials from several national organizations called for action to address a looming $4 billion shortfall in the federal Highway Trust Fund in fiscal year 2009, following new estimates released Wednesday by the Office of Management and Budget

Tags: Highways

July 11, 2007 - Industry News

TCA Audio Conference Addresses Owner-Operator Lawsuits

An audio conference titled "Avoiding Owner-Operator Lawsuits" will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. (EST) Friday, July 20, 2007, aimed at CEOs, CFOs, leasing program directors, and general counsels, among others.

Tags: Events

July 10, 2007 - Industry News

TODCO Celebrates 50th With Hunt for Oldest Working Door

TODCO, a company that manufactures and services overhead doors, swing doors and walk ramps for the trucking industry, is celebrating its 50 anniversary. And to commemorate the event, the Marion, Ohio-based company

July 10, 2007 - Industry News

NTEA Adds 13 Companies to Member Verification Program

The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) welcomed 13 new members to the growing list of Member Verification Program (MVP) companies. As of July 1, 320 manufacturer and distributor companies have achieved MVP status

July 10, 2007 - Industry News

Decker Recognizes June's Drivers of the Month

Decker Truck Line Inc. has named Rod Irwin as the June 2007 Driver of the Month for the flatbed division. The Fort Dodge, Iowa, resident has been selected for the honor of driver of the month in previous years.

July 10, 2007 - Industry News

Dana Offering SmarTire Retrofit Kits on International Trucks

Truck rim shown with sensor.

SmarTire Systems Inc. has announced that Dana Corp., its marketing partner for the commercial vehicle market in North America, Australia and New Zealand, will be offering the company's SmartWave TPMS tire pressure monitoring syste

July 9, 2007 - Industry News

Loss Prevention Group Meets Oct. 4-17 in Vegas

The 2007 annual meeting of the Loss Prevention Conference (LPC), "Linking Perspectives: Prevention's Common Ground," will explore how claims professionals can find common ground in today's claims issues.

Tags: Events

July 9, 2007 - Industry News

Eastern Michigan Kenworth Opens in Detroit Area

Eastern Michigan Kenworth recently opened its second full-service facility on Detroit's north side. The nearly 13,000 square-foot facility complements the recently improved 36,000 square-foot Dearbor

July 9, 2007 - Industry News

Utility Trailer Opens Facility in Miami Area

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., which manufactures dry freight vans, reefers, flatbeds, and curtainsided trailers, said its dealer, Utility Trailer Sales & Leasing, has expanded into a new, state-of-the-art facilit

July 9, 2007 - Industry News

Dana and Dongfeng to Produce Truck Axles in China

Dana Corp. said its subsidiary, Dana Mauritius Limited, has closed on the purchase of 4 percent of the registered capital of Dongfeng Dana Axle Co. Ltd. from Dongfeng Motor Co. Ltd. and certain of its affiliates

July 9, 2007 - Industry News

Schneider Named East Manufacturing Dealer

Schneider Sales & Service in Clarksville, Ind., serving the greater Louisville and southern Indiana area, has been named an authorized dealer for East Manufacturing, offering the company's full line of flatbeds, dumps and accessories

July 6, 2007 - Industry News

Heavy Duty Dialogue '08 Kicks Off HDAW on Jan. 21

Heavy Duty Dialogue '08, the annual conference for executives and leaders in the heavy-duty industry, is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 21, 2008 at The Mirage in Las Vegas. Organized by the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA)

Tags: Events

July 5, 2007 - Industry News

Con-way Announces Annual CEO Constellation Award Winners

Culminating a six-month process that started with literally a thousand top-performing employees, Con-way Inc. announced the winners of the first-ever CEO Constellation Awards - the company's highest recognitio

July 5, 2007 - Industry News

Werner Validated for Highest Level of Cargo Security

Nebraska-based Werner Enterprises Inc., one of the nation's largest truckload transportation and logistics companies, has announced it is a validated member in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program

July 5, 2007 - Industry News

California Takes Over Federal OKs for Transportation Projects

California this month became the first of five eligible states under the new federal SAFETEA-LU transportation bill to participate in a pilot program allowing Caltrans to take over the lead from the Federal Highway Administratio

July 5, 2007 - Industry News

Chevron Offers Back Issues of Lubrication Magazine

Chevron's Lubricants University, an online training resource offering information on technologies and trends in the lubrication and maintenance industry, has announced that archived issues of Lubrication magazine are now available

Tags: Fuel and Oil

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