TopNews

20226  -  20250  of  34321

September 21, 2006 - Industry News

Siemens VDO Unveils Truck Navigation System

Siemens VDO says such time-consuming nuisances as unexpected dead-end streets, forced U-turns and too-low bridges will soon be things of the past for truck drivers using the company’s true truck navigation system.

September 21, 2006 - Industry News

WABCO’s Lightweight Air Disc Brake Premiers for Heavy Trucks

WABCO introduced its new generation Air Disc Brake for heavy class trucks and buses at this week’s IAA Commercial Vehicles 2006 in Hannover, Germany. The new WABCO Air Disc Brake technology for heavy class vehicles improve

September 21, 2006 - Industry News

Scania Rejects MAN Takeover Bid

Swedish truck maker Scania has turned down a 9.6 billion euro ($12.2 billion) bid from Germany’s MAN AG, but industry watchers say merger talks aren’t dead

September 21, 2006 - Industry News

Volvo Delivers I-Shift Automated Transmission for North America

Volvo Trucks North America has introduced the Volvo I-Shift automated transmission for Model Year 2008 Volvo trucks. I-Shift can be ordered now for delivery in the second quarter of 2007

September 20, 2006 - Industry News

VIPAR Heavy Duty Pushing HDX Price File Library

VIPAR Heavy Duty has agreed to actively participate in the HDX Services Price File Library (PFL) project, and will encourage its major supplier partners to provide their pricing and product information through the PFL.

September 20, 2006 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Displays 'Clean Air Solutions' Portfolio at Hannover

ArvinMeritor has developed a portfolio of original equipment aftertreatment products for the commercial vehicle market in Europe called its Clean Air Solutions portfolio. This high-tech collection is intended to help operators

September 19, 2006 - Industry News

Siemens VDO Debuts Piezo Diesel Technology for Commercial Trucks

Piezo injection technology has been used successfully for emissions reduction in diesel and four-stroke gasoline engines for years. Now Siemens VDO is implementing this fast, precise, clean injection technology into light commercial vehicles.

September 19, 2006 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Supplies Trailers for ‘Trick My Truck’

Barr-Nunn Transportation has been chosen to provide trailers to the set of the hit TV series “Trick My Truck,” which is now airing on CMT. The cast of Trick My Truck picks one lucky trucker every wee

September 18, 2006 - Industry News

Public Safety Interest Group Pushes for 68-mph Speed Governors on Trucks

In what is believed to be the first Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) petition jointly filed by a public safety interest group and a group of motor carriers, Road Safe America and Schneide

September 15, 2006 - Industry News

Hendrickson Establishes Aftermarket Parts Division

Hendrickson officials have announced the launch of Hendrickson Parts North America, a stand-alone division for the commercial vehicle parts aftermarket

September 15, 2006 - Industry News

Driver Turnover Rate Down But Market Remains Tight

The driver turnover rate among truckload carriers declined during the second quarter of this year, but the job market for professional drivers remains tight, the American Trucking Associations reported Friday.

September 14, 2006 - Industry News

Covenant Transport Acquires Star Transportation

Covenant Transport has purchased 100 percent of Star Transportation's outstanding stock from the prior owners in exchange for approximately $40 million in cash. Covenant funded the purchase price

September 14, 2006 - Industry News

Global Transportation/Logistics Conference Oct. 23-25 in China

Schneider National Inc. and The Logistics Institute at Georgia Tech announced they are hosting the fourth annual transportation and logistics thought leadership event at the epicenter of the shifting global supply chain.

September 13, 2006 - Industry News

C. W. Carter / Westpac Heavy Duty Inc. Announces “PAC” Awards

C. W. Carter / Westpac Heavy Duty announced the recipients of it annual “PAC” awards following the fiscal year end. The “PAC” awards are given to venders

September 13, 2006 - Industry News

Westpac Announces New California Operation

Westpac Heavy Duty Inc. has opened a new branch location in Southern California, located at 4401 Etiwanda in Mira Loma.

September 13, 2006 - Industry News

Heavy Duty Dialogue to Deal With "Flat World" Realities

While the commercial vehicle industry tends to be cyclical, it is becoming clear that the future will not resemble the past, say the producers of the annual Heavy Duty Dialogue. To succeed in the future, individuals and companies

Tags: Events

September 13, 2006 - Industry News

January's Heavy Duty Dialogue to Deal With “Flat World” Realities

While the commercial vehicle industry tends to be cyclical, it is becoming clear that the future will not resemble the past, say the producers of the annual Heavy Duty Dialogue. To succeed in the future, individuals and companies

Tags: Events

September 13, 2006 - Industry News

Ryder Achieves Top Tech Innovation Ranking

Ryder System Inc. has been ranked in the Top 100 on the 2006 InformationWeek 500, a prestigious listing of the leading business users of information technology.

September 13, 2006 - Industry News

‘Trick My Truck’ Crew at ATA Management Confab

“Free Spirit,” as seen on Country Music Television’s Trick My Truck will be on display at the 2006 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition (MC&E) to be held Oct. 29-31 in Grapevine, Texas

Tags: Events

September 12, 2006 - Industry News

Utility Trailer Joins ATA

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., a California-based manufacturer of dry freight vans, reefers, flatbeds and Tautliner curtainsided trailers, has announced it has joined the American Trucking Associations (ATA)

September 12, 2006 - Industry News

Penske Truck Leasing Honored for Technological Innovation

Penske Truck Leasing has announced ranked 11th overall on the 2006 InformationWeek 500 for the technological innovation it demonstrates in the transportation and logistics industries.

September 12, 2006 - Industry News

ATRI Releases Findings on Electronic On-board Recorders

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released results from its industry analysis of electronic on-board recording (EOBRs) devices for hours of service monitoring.

September 12, 2006 - Industry News

Updated Sleep Apnea Screening Urged for Drivers

New recommendations have been released by a joint task force, offering an updated approach to the screening and management of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) among commercial truck drivers.

September 11, 2006 - Industry News

TCA Hosts Audio Conference on Security

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is hosting an audio conference on security from noon to 1:30 p.m. (ET) on Sept. 28. No fleet is invulnerable to security threats. However, with planning and assessing

September 11, 2006 - Industry News

Manual Tranny Lube Introduced by ConocoPhillips

ConocoPhillips Lubricants has introduced Kendall SHP Synthetic Transoil 50, a full synthetic manual transmission oil specifically formulated to meet the new Eaton Roadranger PS-164 Rev 7 specification.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?

sponsored by

ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik from Geotab will answer your questions and challenges

View All

GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power

Steve Carlson from Xantrex will answer your questions and challenges

View All