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August 29, 2007 - Industry News

Volvo Kicks Off 'When you Know, You Win' Promotion

Volvo Trucks North America is asking drivers: "What would you do with $10,000?" And one lucky driver is going to have to answer that question this fall as the grand prize winner of Volvo's latest "When You Know, You Win"

Tags: Events

August 29, 2007 - Industry News

Teamsters Claim Mexican Pilot Project Is Pending, File Suit

The Teamsters union said it has heard from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that the agency's pilot program for long-distance trucking across the Mexican border will be cleared to begin on Saturday,

August 29, 2007 - Industry News

EPA Certifies Utility as a SmartWay Trailer

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. said that with its 4000D-X dry van, it is the first trailer manufacturer offering a qualifying model to be certified by the EPA as a SmartWay trailer. Utility's SmartWay 4000D-X

August 29, 2007 - Industry News

SmartDrive Names Safety-Risk Manager Of the Year

SmartDrive Systems Inc., which offers vehicle safety management and measuring services, has named Sam Dunbar, director of safety for Con-Way Freight, as the Safety-Risk Manager of the Year for 2007.

August 29, 2007 - Industry News

October Registration for The Work Truck Show 2008

Registration for The Work Truck Show 2008 and 44th Annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention opens in early October 2007. That's when interested participants can download a registration for

Tags: Events

August 29, 2007 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor to Manufacture Air Link Suspension

ArvinMeritor Inc. Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group will manufacture the Meritor Air Link suspension in its Sistemas Automotirices de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. joint venture facility in Monterrey, Mexico. Manufacturing will begi

August 29, 2007 - Industry News

Volvo Produces 7 Demo Trucks - Sans Carbon Dioxide

The Volvo Group has produced seven demonstration trucks that can all be driven without emitting any environmentally harmful carbon dioxide. These trucks were exhibited recently in Stockholm and are equipped with diesel engines that have been modified to operate on seven different types of renewable liquid and gaseous fuels.

Tags: Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Volvo, Global

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Dometic A/C System Meets California Clean-air Regs

Dometic Environmental Corp. said its new battery-powered auxiliary air-conditioning systems are 100 percent compliant with the clean-air requirements of the California Air Resources Board (CARB)

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

New Web Site for Delo Brand of Engine Oils

Chevron Products Co. has delivered a dynamic new web site for its Delo brand of advanced-technology engine oils, lubricants and coolants. The new site offers Delo customers one of the leading online business tools in the lubricants market.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

ATS Specialized Wins Logistics Management Award

ATS Specialized Inc., a division of Anderson Trucking Service Inc. (ATS), was recently awarded the Logistics Management 2007 Quest for Quality Award for Industrial and Heavy Haul Carriers. ATS provides specialize

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Melton Technologies Partners with EPS Software

Melton Technologies (MTI), which provides operational software for truck fleets, has partnered with EPS Software Corp., a major software developer located in Houston, Texas. Chuck Melton, president and CEO of Melto

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

TransCore Nominated for Global Call Center Award

TransCore is one of two finalists in the International Customer Management Institute's (ICMI) Membership's Global Call Center of the Year Award in the small-to-medium category. The award honors the best call center

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Carrier Logistics Executive Summit Sept. 26-28

Top executives from some of the world's leading LTL and parcel delivery trucking companies will learn from James L. Welch, former president and CEO of Yellow Transportation, how to maximize profits in the truckin

Tags: Events

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Con-way Freight Unveils Unified Operating Model

Con-way Freight Inc. will combine its three regional operating companies into one centralized operation headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich., to improve the customer experience and streamline its processes.

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Paccar, Eaton in Heavy-duty Hybrid Truck Accord

Paccar and Eaton Corp. have entered into an agreement to jointly develop proprietary hybrid technology for heavy-duty commercial vehicles in North America. The new products will be introduced exclusively

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

HDX Conference to Discuss Price File Library

The Price File Library will be a featured topic at the 2007 HDX Technology Conference, Oct. 3-4, in Atlanta. The PFL was introduced two years ago and more than 50 companies now use it to upload and download information.

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Trinity Transport Ranks on the 2007 Inc. 5,000

Inc. magazine has ranked Trinity Transport Inc. among its first-ever Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. The Inc. 5,000, an extension of Inc. magazine's annual Inc. 500 list, catches many businesses

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

NTEA Truck Product Conference Sept. 17-19 in Dearborn

National Truck Equipment Association members can grab a glimpse of new commercial truck offerings from 10 leading chassis manufacturers at the NTEA New Model Truck Product Conference, Sept. 17-19, at the Hyatt Regency Dearbor

Tags: Events

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Sleep Apnea Program Offered Commercial Motor Carriers

Precision Pulmonary Diagnostics, creators of a sleep apnea detection and treatment program targeted toward the commercial vehicle industry, announced full availability of its comprehensive solution for enhancing truck driver safet

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Cummins, Continental Surpass 3 Million ECMs

Cummins Inc. and the Automotive Systems Division of the international automotive supplier Continental AG announced that Continental has produced and delivered more than 3 million Electronic Control Modules (ECMs) to Cummins.

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Worker Comp Topic of TCA Web Seminar

Compensation Trends, a web seminar hosted by the Truckload Carriers Association, will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. (Eastern) on Sept. 20, designed to help trucking companies better manage their workers' compensation costs.

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Infosite, Transportation Software, Create EZ-Dispatch

Infosite Technologies Inc. and The Transportation Software Co. have formed a partnership whereby Transportation Software will act as a reseller of Dispatch-Mate, which is Infosite's flagship product.

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Castrol Big Honkin' Truck Makeover Contest Begins Anew

Castrol Tection is launching the third annual Extra Big Honkin' Truck Makeover contest where truck drivers nationwide will be given another chance to win a total internal, external and communications makeover valued at $50,000

Tags: Events

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Up 0.3% in July

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.3 percent in July, marking the first month-to-month increase since March of this year. The not-seasonally adjusted index decrease

Tags: Economy

August 23, 2007 - Industry News

Texaco Syn-Star GL 75W-90 Offers Extended Drains

Chevron Products Co. has introduced a new Texaco Syn-Star GL SAE 75W-90 designed to meet Revision C of Dana Corp.'s (Spicer Axle Division) SHAES 256 specification, which went into effect in the second quarter of 2007.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

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