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March 29, 2006 - Industry News

ABF Names Its 2006-2007 Road Team

ABF Freight System Inc. has selected its 2006-2007 Road Team, consisting of the top driving professionals from across ABF's North American network. The ABF Road Team members are

March 29, 2006 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn's Referral Bonus Program Ends Friday

This Friday is the deadline for Barr-Nunn Transportation drivers and owner-operators to refer other drivers to the fleet and still have an opportunity to win a VIP Race Package

March 29, 2006 - Industry News

New Light Truck Fuel Standards to Include Largest SUVs

New fuel economy standards for light trucks will save 10.7 billions of gallons of fuel and include, for the first time ever, the largest sport utility vehicles, Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta announced Wednesday

March 29, 2006 - Industry News

Dart Transit Again Raises Contractor Pay

Dart Transit Co. has announced mileage pay increases for a third consecutive year. The pay hikes, which take effect on April 1 and Oct. 1, 2006, are worth between $2,400 and $3,600 – or more per year,

March 28, 2006 - Industry News

International Forms OE Relationship With Hankook

Hankook Tire Co. has reached an agreement to provide Original Equipment (OE) products to International Truck and Engine Corp. for use on the International 4000 and CF Series vehicles.

March 28, 2006 - Industry News

Wabash Chooses Meritor Hubs & Drums

Wabash National Corp. has selected ArvinMeritor as its standard equipment supplier for hubs and brake drums.

March 28, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Drops 2.5% in February

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.5 percent in February, marking its first monthly decline since August 2005.

March 27, 2006 - Industry News

Tom Thayer Named 2005 International Dealer of the Year

International Truck and Engine Corp. has recognized Tom Thayer of International Truck Sales of Richmond, Richmond, Va., as its 2005 Dealer of the Year

March 27, 2006 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor, PSI Sign New Long-Term Arrangement

ArvinMeritor and Pressure Systems International Inc. (PSI) of San Antonio, Texas, have agreed to a new long-term collaborative arrangement to continue marketing and distributing automatic tire inflation systems

March 27, 2006 - Industry News

Successful Work Truck Show 2006 Breaks Records

The Work Truck Show 2006 and 42nd Annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention drew a crowd of more than 7,000 industry professionals involved in buying, selling or using work trucks and equipment.

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March 27, 2006 - Industry News

TMC Offers Owner-Operator Membership Category

The Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) has created a special membership category for owner-operators. The category is open to individuals who own or operate up to five power unit

March 27, 2006 - Industry News

Stevens Transport Outfits Half Its Fleet with OPS-1 Oil Refiner System

Oil Purification Systems (OPS), manufacturer of the OPS-1 Oil Refiner system, has announced that Stevens Transport has outfit nearly half the company's fleet of 1,600 trucks with the OPS-1 on-board oil refiner system.

March 27, 2006 - Industry News

TransCore Partners With PaperWise

Transcore has announced it has formed a partnership with PaperWise, a document management service, to create TransCore Imaging, a product line designed for small to mid-size brokers and carriers to integrate document imaging

March 27, 2006 - Industry News

ATA/TCA Introduces Company Driver Tuition Program

The American Trucking Associations in cooperation with the Truckload Carriers Association has unveiled an initiative designed to provide financial assistance to men and women who wish to attend truck driver training schools

March 27, 2006 - Industry News

Meritor WABCO's PLC Display Now Available

Meritor WABCO, a joint venture of ArvinMeritor and the WABCO Vehicle Control Systems of American Standard Cos., has announced the availability of its new PLC Display for tractor-trailer communications.

March 27, 2006 - Industry News

PSI Names P.A.M. Fleet of the Year

P.A.M Transport Inc. has been recognized by Pressure Systems International as 2005 Fleet of the Year. P.A.M. was chosen by PSI because of the extensive work they do in calculating tire cost

March 27, 2006 - Industry News

Freightliner LLC Delivers Demo Trucks to Fleet Customers

After logging more than three million test miles, Freightliner LLC has begun delivering demo trucks with ’07 engines to fleet customers nationwide.

March 27, 2006 - Industry News

TravelCenters Kicks Off TA National Chili Cook Off

Whether their choice in chili leans toward Southwest sizzle, Cajun cookin’ or Great Plains goodness, TravelCenters of America (TA) invites professional drivers to enter their chili recipes in the TA National Chili Cook Off.

March 27, 2006 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Gets DaimlerChrysler Contract

ArvinMeritor’s Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) group has been awarded a contract to supply 100 percent of the exhaust aftertreatment device packaging for DaimlerChrysler’s heavy-duty engines for the U.S. market in 2007.

March 25, 2006 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Develops ActiveClean Plasma Fuel Reformer

ArvinMeritor has introduced ActiveClean plasma fuel reformer technology, which it says is a key component in 2010 exhaust aftertreatment systems for diesel engines.

March 25, 2006 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Backs NHTSA Braking Proposal

ArvinMeritor's Commercial Vehicle Systems business supports the intent of braking systems improvements proposed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that would reduce stopping distances by 20-30 percent

March 24, 2006 - Industry News

National Van Lines Names Top Driver

Dale Nolf has been named National Van Lines Driver of the Quarter, according to Mike Yost, vice president of New Products

March 24, 2006 - Industry News

Eaton Creates Vehicle Solutions Business Unit

Eaton Corp. has announced the creation of the Vehicle Solutions Business Unit (VSBU). This allows Eaton's Truck group to realign its VORAD and MD Tools Mobile Diagnostics product lines

March 24, 2006 - Industry News

FMCSA: Driver Behavior Causes Most Truck Crashes

Drivers of large trucks and other vehicles involved in truck crashes are 10 times more likely to be the cause of the crash than other factors, such as weather, road conditions, and vehicle performance

March 23, 2006 - Industry News

Eaton Gets $65-Million Contract from IdleAire

Eaton Corp. has received a $65-million contract from IdleAire Technologies Corp. for a system that eliminates most diesel truck idling at truckstops. This advancement provides immediate and long-term improvements in air quality and fuel conservation.

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