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October 16, 2006 - Industry News

Mike Ryan Shows Off His Super Truck This Weekend at Truck Show Latino

Mike Ryan will display his hand-built Mercedes Benz-powered Freightliner Century Class S/T Super Truck at The Truck Show Latino Saturday and Sunday at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.

Tags: Events

October 16, 2006 - Industry News

Gulf Hydrocarbon Opens Biodiesel Terminal for Gulf Coast Truckers

An Intercontinental Fuels (IFL) terminal now offers biodiesel 24 hours a day, seven days a week in an easy to use, convenient wholesale distribution terminal located in North Houston near Bush Intercontinental Airport.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 13, 2006 - Industry News

Truck Show Latino Promises Dazzling Stars & Stripes Competition

Among the highlights at this weekend's Truck Show Latino in Pomona, Calif., will be a Stars & Stripes truck competition, with more than two dozen dazzling and decked-out big rigs competing

Tags: Events

October 12, 2006 - Industry News

HDAW Offering Education Programs Jan. 22-25 in Las Vegas

The Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW ’07), scheduled Monday, Jan. 22 through Thursday, Jan. 25 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, will be highlighted by the first-ever Heavy Duty Aftermarket Forum

October 11, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Presents Industry’s Highest Safety Awards

The American Trucking Associations’ Safety and Loss Prevention Management Council presented the industry’s three highest safety awards at its annual National Conference and Exhibition recently held in Las Vegas.

October 11, 2006 - Industry News

Freightliner Names ASPIRE Award Winners and Dealer of the Year

Freightliner Trucks has announced the recipients of the 2005-2006 ASPIRE Awards. The ASPIRE (Acknowledging Sales, Parts & Service, Image and Relationship Excellence) Program recognizes

October 11, 2006 - Industry News

TNT Logistics Adds 2 Business Development Managers

TNT Logistics North America, a leading provider of supply chain logistics services, has added two key managers to its business development group

October 11, 2006 - Industry News

Hybrid Truck, Alternative Fuels Summit a Work Truck Show 2007 Highlight

With gasoline and diesel prices constantly fluctuating, increasing numbers of commercial fleet managers are looking for alternatives. In response to this growing interest, the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA)

Tags: Events

October 10, 2006 - Industry News

Webb Secures Kenworth Wheel End Business

The OEM business unit of Webb Wheel Products Inc. has recently announced that their medium duty hub and drum assemblies will be standard wheel end equipment for Kenworth T300 Class 6 trucks equipped with air brakes

October 10, 2006 - Industry News

Noregon Updates JPRO Fleet Service Portal

Noregon Systems has introduced the latest version of JPRO Fleet Service Portal. In addition to being able to download the product free via the web, the ability to locate installed OBDII scan tools has been added

October 10, 2006 - Industry News

Petro Stopping Centers Opens Travel Plaza in Spokane, Washington

Petro Stopping Centers announced the opening of a new travel plaza in Spokane, Wash. on I-90 at Exit 272. The new site gives Petro a total of 66 locations in its nationwide network and it will be the firs

October 10, 2006 - Industry News

Decker Truck Line Names Drivers of the Month

Iowa-based Decker Truck Line, Inc. has named Keith Andrews as the September 2006 Driver/Owner-Operator of the Month for the Flatbed division. Andrews lives in Fort Dodge, Iowa, with his wife, Tammy.

October 10, 2006 - Industry News

2006 SmartWay Awards Ceremony Scheduled at MC&E

America’s top environmental performers will be honored at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MC&E) where U.S. EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson

Tags: Events

October 10, 2006 - Industry News

Education Programs Key to Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, Jan. 22-25

The Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW ’07), scheduled Monday, Jan. 22 through Thursday, Jan. 25 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, will be highlighted by the first-ever Heavy Duty Aftermarket Forum

Tags: Events

October 10, 2006 - Industry News

Cummins Hosts EPA’s Intro of Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel

Cummins Inc. played host at its Columbus, Ind., headquarters as U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Stephen L. Johnson formally kicked off the nationwide switch to ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuel,

October 10, 2006 - Industry News

MEMA Realigns Personnel to Strengthen Aftermarket, Communications

The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has announced a realignment of staff to strengthen its aftermarket market segment, the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA)

October 9, 2006 - Industry News

January Launch Planned for International's ProStar at Chatham Plant

International Truck and Engine Corp.’s launch in January of its new International ProStar Class 8 tractor is right on schedule, thanks to the $270-million transformation of its Chatham, Ontario, plant that manufactures the flagship aerodynamic tractor

October 9, 2006 - Industry News

NationaLease, AmeriQuest Announce Merger Plans

NationaLease Purchasing Corp. (NPC) and AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp. have signed an agreement to combine both organizations. Under the agreement, AmeriQuest will be the provider of purchasing an

October 9, 2006 - Industry News

Manufacturing Growth Slows in September

Growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in September to a 16-month low, according to the Institute for Supply Management survey of manufacturers

Tags: Economy

October 9, 2006 - Industry News

Caterpillar Truck Engine Earns its 6th J. D. Power Award

For an unprecedented sixth time, a heavy-duty truck engine from Caterpillar Inc. has received a prestigious award for customer satisfaction in the 2006 Heavy Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Customer Satisfaction Study

October 6, 2006 - Industry News

North Texas Truckers Get Grant to Save Fuel, Reduce Emissions

Truckers in North Texas will keep more money in their pockets thanks to a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership program awarded a $300,000 grant

October 6, 2006 - Industry News

Averitt Honors Drivers for 20 Years of Service

Tennessee-based Averitt Express, one of the nation’s leading providers of freight transportation and supply chain management, recently honored the following drivers for 20 years of service

October 6, 2006 - Industry News

ZF Meritor Files Antitrust Suit Against Eaton

ZF Meritor and Meritor Transmission Corp. have filed an antitrust lawsuit against Eaton Corp. seeking an injunction prohibiting Eaton from engaging in anticompetitive conduct and asking treble monetary damages

October 6, 2006 - Industry News

ZF Meritor Files Antitrust Suit Against Eaton

ZF Meritor and Meritor Transmission Corp. have filed an antitrust lawsuit against Eaton Corp. seeking an injunction prohibiting Eaton from engaging in anticompetitive conduct and asking treble monetary damages

October 6, 2006 - Industry News

Qualcomm Debuts New OmniVision Mobile Computing Platform

Qualcomm has introduced its new OmniVision mobile computing platform designed to help transportation companies better manage fleet logistics and enhance driver safety and productivity.

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