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October 19, 2006 - Industry News

Free Tickets Online for this Weekend's Truck Show Latino

A new Ford F150 will be given away at 3 p.m. Sunday at Truck Show Latino.

An entire weekend of exhibits, entertainment, a big rig competition and hourly drawings for prizes – including a new Ford F150 pickup truck – highlight this weekend’s Truck Show Latino, held in conjunction with the Construction Truck & Equipment Expo

Tags: Events

October 19, 2006 - Industry News

Penske Opens $5-million Facility in Parsippany, N.J.

Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in Parsippany, N.J., located on 600 Edwards Road. The 16,000-square-foot facility, employing 36 associates, offers commercial and consumer truck rental services

October 18, 2006 - Industry News

Penray Introduces Heavy-Duty Extended Life Coolant Extender

Penray has introduced heavy-duty Extended Life Coolant Extender to help ensure that extended life coolant maintains its engine protection properties against pitting, cavitation and corrosion

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 18, 2006 - Industry News

FMCSA Issues Rail-crossing Safety Tip Cards

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) hopes to reduce the number of truck collisions at railroad crossings by distributing new safety tip cards to every truck driver.

October 18, 2006 - Industry News

Decker Truck Line Wins Safety Award

Decker Truck Line Inc., West Des Moines, Iowa, was recently recognized by the Iowa Motor Truck Association during its “Best of the Best” awards luncheon

October 18, 2006 - Industry News

Marten Transport Reports 15th Consecutive Quarter of Increased Earnings

Marten Transport Ltd., Mondovi, Wis., said that for the third quarter of 2006, operating revenue increased 14.1 percent to $135.8 million from $119.1 million for the 2005 quarter.

October 18, 2006 - Industry News

Operating Revenues Up 8% for Heartland Express

Heartland Express Inc., Coralville, Iowa, said operating revenues for the quarter increased 8.0 percent to $147.1 million from $136.2 million in the third quarter of 2005.

October 18, 2006 - Industry News

CVSA Hosts Brake Safety Symposium Dec. 5-7

A commercial vehicle brake safety symposium sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be held Dec. 5-7 at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis at State Capitol in Indianapolis, Ind

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October 18, 2006 - Industry News

TCI Purchases Danzey Oil and Tire Co.

Tire Centers LLC (TCI) has acquired Danzey Oil and Tire Co., located at 1101 Montgomery Highway in Dothan, Ala. TCI specializes in commercial truck tire sales and service solutions.

October 18, 2006 - Industry News

Sloan Produces 11 Millionth Gladhand

Sloan Transportation Products, a leading producer of gladhands for the heavy-duty marketplace, recently surpassed the 11 million mark in gladhands manufactured by the company.

October 18, 2006 - Industry News

TravelCenters of America Searching for Qualified Technicians

With more than 162 locations across the U.S. and Canada, TravelCenters of America (TA) has begun a nationwide search for qualified technicians to employ in its rapidly growing truck services centers

October 18, 2006 - Industry News

Greatwide Logistics Offers First-Time Owner-Operator Program

Greatwide Logistics Services – a Dallas-based provider of non-asset-based transportation and third party logistics – has launched Greatstart, the company’s first-time buyer program to help employee drivers become owner-operators.

October 18, 2006 - Industry News

HDAW Web Site Includes Online Registration, Deferred Payment Until 2007

The Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week web site at www.hdaw.org

Tags: Events

October 18, 2006 - Industry News

Someone's Driving Off With a Ford Pickup at Truck Show Latino this Weekend

A brand new Ford F150 pickup truck will be given away this weekend at the second annual Truck Show Latino and Construction and Equipment Expo in Pomona, Calif

Tags: Events

October 18, 2006 - Industry News

Maptuit and GeoLogic Solutions Announce Partnership

Maptuit Corp., which provides truck routing, vehicle tracking and traffic services, and GeoLogic Solutions, a provider of multi-mode communication and tracking systems for the trucking industry, have announced a partnership

October 17, 2006 - Industry News

Frame, Alignment Specialists Schedule More Clinics

The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS) recently held a two-day training clinic for both frame technicians and insurance adjusters in Akron, Ohio. Akron Wheel and Frame

October 17, 2006 - Industry News

Transcraft’s 100,000th Trailer Equipped With MTIS by PSI

The Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI was selected by Pavestone Co. as its tire inflation system on trailers recently purchased from Transcraft Corp. The order included Transcraft’s 100,000th trailer

October 16, 2006 - Industry News

3Q Revenues Up 7% for Werner Enterprises

Third-quarter operating revenues increased 7 percent to $541.3 million for Werner Enterprises Inc., compared to $504.5 million in third quarter 2005. Net income increased to $24.6 million compared to $24.5 millio

October 16, 2006 - Industry News

IdleAire Delivers 9 Million Hours of Service

IdleAire has surpassed 9 million hours of cumulative service to the nation’s fleets and drivers this week – with two million of that coming in the last three months, according to Mike Crabtree, IdleAire CEO.

October 16, 2006 - Industry News

Homeland Security Chief to Address ATA’s Management Confab Oct. 31

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff will be a guest speaker for the American Trucking Associations’ 2006 Management Conference and Exhibition (MC&E), scheduled to be held in Grapevine, Texas, Oct. 28-31.

Tags: Events

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.

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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.

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