October 19, 2006 - Industry News
Cummins Inc. and Beijing-based Beiqi Foton Motor Co. have signed an agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture company, Beijing Foton Cummins Engine Co. Ltd. (BFCEC) to produce two types of Cummins light-duty
Qualcomm Inc. and TMTsoftware have announced the full integration of TMT’s Transman, a maintenance management solution, with Qualcomm’s GlobalTRACS equipment management system
USA Truck Inc., Van Buren, Ark., announced base revenue of $96.7 million for its third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2006, an increase of 1.2 percent from $95.5 million for the same quarter of 2005.
Rush Enterprises Inc. which operates the largest network of heavy-duty and medium-duty truck dealerships in North America and a John Deere construction equipment dealership in Houston, Texas
Phoenix-based Knight Transportation Inc. said total revenue increased 19.5 percent, to $174.7 million for the quarter from $146.2 million for the same quarter of 2005.
An entire weekend of exhibits, entertainment, a big rig competition and hourly drawings for prizes – including a new Ford F150 pickup truck – highlight this weekend’s Truck Show Latino, held in conjunction with the Construction Truck & Equipment Expo
Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in Parsippany, N.J., located on 600 Edwards Road. The 16,000-square-foot facility, employing 36 associates, offers commercial and consumer truck rental services
October 18, 2006 - Industry News
Penray has introduced heavy-duty Extended Life Coolant Extender to help ensure that extended life coolant maintains its engine protection properties against pitting, cavitation and corrosion
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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) hopes to reduce the number of truck collisions at railroad crossings by distributing new safety tip cards to every truck driver.
Decker Truck Line Inc., West Des Moines, Iowa, was recently recognized by the Iowa Motor Truck Association during its “Best of the Best” awards luncheon
Marten Transport Ltd., Mondovi, Wis., said that for the third quarter of 2006, operating revenue increased 14.1 percent to $135.8 million from $119.1 million for the 2005 quarter.
Heartland Express Inc., Coralville, Iowa, said operating revenues for the quarter increased 8.0 percent to $147.1 million from $136.2 million in the third quarter of 2005.
A commercial vehicle brake safety symposium sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be held Dec. 5-7 at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis at State Capitol in Indianapolis, Ind
Tire Centers LLC (TCI) has acquired Danzey Oil and Tire Co., located at 1101 Montgomery Highway in Dothan, Ala. TCI specializes in commercial truck tire sales and service solutions.
Sloan Transportation Products, a leading producer of gladhands for the heavy-duty marketplace, recently surpassed the 11 million mark in gladhands manufactured by the company.
With more than 162 locations across the U.S. and Canada, TravelCenters of America (TA) has begun a nationwide search for qualified technicians to employ in its rapidly growing truck services centers
Greatwide Logistics Services – a Dallas-based provider of non-asset-based transportation and third party logistics – has launched Greatstart, the company’s first-time buyer program to help employee drivers become owner-operators.
The Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week web site at www.hdaw.org
A brand new Ford F150 pickup truck will be given away this weekend at the second annual Truck Show Latino and Construction and Equipment Expo in Pomona, Calif
Maptuit Corp., which provides truck routing, vehicle tracking and traffic services, and GeoLogic Solutions, a provider of multi-mode communication and tracking systems for the trucking industry, have announced a partnership
October 17, 2006 - Industry News
The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS) recently held a two-day training clinic for both frame technicians and insurance adjusters in Akron, Ohio. Akron Wheel and Frame
The Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI was selected by Pavestone Co. as its tire inflation system on trailers recently purchased from Transcraft Corp. The order included Transcraft’s 100,000th trailer
October 16, 2006 - Industry News
Third-quarter operating revenues increased 7 percent to $541.3 million for Werner Enterprises Inc., compared to $504.5 million in third quarter 2005. Net income increased to $24.6 million compared to $24.5 millio
IdleAire has surpassed 9 million hours of cumulative service to the nation’s fleets and drivers this week – with two million of that coming in the last three months, according to Mike Crabtree, IdleAire CEO.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff will be a guest speaker for the American Trucking Associations’ 2006 Management Conference and Exhibition (MC&E), scheduled to be held in Grapevine, Texas, Oct. 28-31.
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