June 27, 2006 - Industry News
Minnesota-based truckload carrier Transport America announces its April 2006 Drivers of the Month. These drivers are honored for outstanding service to Transport America and its customers during the month of April.
ArvinMeritor ratified a contract with the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) at its Commercial Vehicle Systems brake facility in Tilbury, Canada on June 14. Employees at that facility returned to work
The American Trucking Associations and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association are cautioning members about the use of a model broker-carrier agreement recently released by the Transportation Intermediaries Association.
The American Trucking Associations said it approves of actions last week by a House subcommittee to narrow the application of fingerprint-based screening requirements to drivers who transport security sensitive materials.
Falcon Transport of Youngstown, Ohio, is implementing a pay increase for all company drivers in their van divisions.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a report by the Boutique Fuels Task Force to analyze the impacts of boutique fuels, or fuel blends, used by states to help meet clean air standards.
The American Transportation Research Institute announced Monday it has appointed three new members to its board of directors. The new directors were appointed by ATRI Chairman Doug Duncan
June 26, 2006 - Industry News
Schneider National Inc., national railroad executives and elected officials gathered in Marion, Ohio, last week to celebrate the arrival of dedicated train service to manufacturers and businesses in the Ohio River Valley.
Paccar Inc. and Cummins Inc. Monday announced an agreement for the Cummins’ 6- and 8-liter engines to be installed exclusively in Peterbilt and Kenworth’s North American conventional medium-duty commercial vehicles
Alfred L. (Al) Stecklein, group president, Worldwide Aftermarket Division of Gates Corp., Denver, Colo., has been elected 2006-2007 chairman of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) Board of Directors
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta said his last in office will be Friday, July 7. Mineta’s letter of resignation to President Bush was made public late last week
June 23, 2006 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations applauded actions by a House subcommittee to narrow the application of fingerprint-based screening requirements to drivers who transport security-sensitive materials
June 22, 2006 - Industry News
Small-to-medium trucking firms in Oregon, California and Washington have a new way to become more environmentally friendly while saving money.
The Engine Manufacturers Association announced the release of a test specification for biodiesel fuel to facilitate testing and evaluation of how blended biodiesel fuels perform in today's clean-burning diesel engines
Major North American businesses are moving quickly to deal with the looming impact of tolls on their transportation costs, according to ALK Technologies, provider of map and location-based technologies for the transportation industry
June 21, 2006 - Industry News
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Wednesday unveiled the first-ever series hydraulic hybrid diesel urban delivery vehicle, which will provide dramatic improvements in fuel economy
June 20, 2006 - Industry News
Don and Terry Pasiuk, dealer principals of Peterbilt Pacific – Abbotsford (British Columbia), were recently named the 2005 Peterbilt Dealer of the Year
Winners of the Truck Show Las Vegas Stars and Stripes Truck Beauty Contest have been announced. The event was sponsored by Peterbilt Motors Co., Chevron DELO, Newport’s RoadStar Magazine,
June 19, 2006 - Industry News
According to FTR Associates, a leading transportation research firm, truck industry capacity is expected to remain tight through 2006 and 2007.
Diesel fuel additives that are not clearly labeled as approved for use in model year 2007, or newer engines, should not be used in new diesel motor vehicles according to the Automotive Specialty Products Alliance (ASPA)
June 18, 2006 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves urges the state Senate Transportation and Housing Committee to reject a pending California state “magnet bill” that would authorize local air districts
June 16, 2006 - Industry News
In a two-hour event highlighted by speeches, music, a color guard and early-morning views of San Francisco Bay, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) sent a 25-vehicle motor convo
June 14, 2006 - Industry News
Those attending the Truck Show Las Vegas will have the opportunity to meet country music superstar Trace Adkins this Saturday. He’ll be will be signing autographs and talking to drivers at IdleAire Technologies
June 13, 2006 - Industry News
The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS), is holding a truck and trailer chassis frame straightening clinic Sept. 6 and 7 in Akron, Ohio
MHC Kenworth recently expanded services to its customers in Dallas and Waco by relocating MHC Kenworth – South Dallas and MHC Kenworth – Waco into two brand new facilities.
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