October 3, 2006 - Industry News
Truck Show Latino, which runs the weekend of Oct. 21-22 at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif., will be host to a Stars & Stripes truck competition, pitting beautifully decked-out big rigs against each other in several categories
ArvinMeritor and Pressure Systems International have updated their technical guide covering the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by PSI to include information about ThermALERT.
The deadline for applications for the TCA 2006 National Fleet Safety Awards is Nov. 6, 2006, open to all TCA members
October 2, 2006 - Industry News
Chevron Products Co. has announced that Penske Truck Leasing has been selected as its sole North American lubricant supplier. Penske Truck Leasing will entrust the lubrication needs of more than 200,000 Class 6-8 trucks
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Progressive Commercial Auto, part of The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies, recently reviewed claims data from crashes involving commercial vehicles it insures. The study looked at
WTI Transport is now paying for IdleAire services for its company drivers. WTI company drivers can look forward to having perks like movies, TV, heating and air conditioning right in their cab without idling.
Industry leaders joined President Bush in praising the Senate for its unanimous vote last Friday, confirming Mary Peters as the 15th secretary of the Department of Transportation
September 29, 2006 - Industry News
Barr-Nunn Transportation has announced limited positions for company teams throughout the Midwest and in the Northeast that allows teams weekly home time
The Jevic Heat Fleet has revolutionized the movement of freezables in cold weather. The Heat Fleet eliminates one of the big barriers to product distribution – freezing temperatures
Kenworth of Buffalo has relocated its full-service facility to a newly expanded facility off Highway 5 and Interstate 190 in Lackawanna. The new location is minutes from downtown Buffal
Harvey Brodsky, managing director of the Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB), and Adnai Mendez of the TRIB staff, will be attending Truck Show Latino, Oct. 21-22, in Pomona, Calif
Jevic Transportation Inc. announced the opening of a new, operational facility to serve customers in the Detroit metropolitan area, expanding its already strong presence in the Midwestern United States.
September 28, 2006 - Industry News
Dodge unveiled its 2007 Ram Heavy Duty pickup truck in Los Angeles and Dallas on Thursday, opening a new round in the war among America’s diesel-powered Class 3 trucks
Axonn LLC, the exclusive provider of asset monitoring hardware utilizing the Globalstar Simplex Data Network, has been awarded a patent number for its AXTracker line of products.
Grote is promoting three of its hottest new lighting lines with the “Thrill of the Grill” sales contest. When participating in this heavy duty promotion, Grote distributors can choose two of three product grouping
Online registration for The Work Truck Show 2007, held in conjunction with the 43rd Annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention, is now under way.
Hino Trucks has received Certification of Conformity from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for all of its 2007 model year engines, adhering to stringent EPA standards of emission
GeoLogic Solutions, a provider of multi-mode communications and tracking systems, has announced that Joplin, Mo. -based Contract Freighters Inc. (CFI) will upgrade its MobileMax mobile communications and fleet management system
September 27, 2006 - Industry News
The second annual Truck Show Latino will be a combo plate of sorts this year, with the addition of the Construction Truck & Equipment Expo. The combined event will be held Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21-1
By the end of the decade, Siemens VDO says it will have ready for production a Vehicle Control Center that offers trendsetting new services such as truck-specific navigation, innovative vehicle diagnostics and intelligent fleet management solutions
September 26, 2006 - Industry News
Penske Truck Leasing announced that it ranked 11th overall on the 2006 InformationWeek 500 for the technological innovation it demonstrates in the transportation and logistics industries.
TravelCenters of America (TA) has issued a call for successful, independent travel center operators who are interested in becoming TA franchisees.
The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.1 percent in August. The setback was preceded by a 0.7 percent gain in July
For 2006, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is using the benefits of two-stage regulated turbocharging (R2S) from BorgWarner Turbo & Emissions Systems for its new four-cylinder diesel engine. This innovative turbocharger
Perkins Specialized Transportation of Indianapolis, Ind., has donated a 48' trailer to Truck Stop Events, to use on its 2007 National Health Tour
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