November 8, 2005 - Industry News
Stricter diesel emissions standards starting with 2007 models could add $5,000 to $6,000 to the price of a new medium duty engine and $7,000 to $10,000 to a big bore Class 8 engine,
XATA Corp., which provides onboard fleet management systems for private fleet transportation, has received a contract for the deployment of 420 XATANET systems into one of the nation's largest private truck fleets
Douglas G. Duncan, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Freight, has been appointed chairman of the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry’s not-for profit research organization.
November 7, 2005 - Industry News
Iteris Inc., Anaheim, Calif., has been named one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Orange County by Deloitte & Touche LLP in its prestigious Technology Fast 50 Program.
Earlier this fall, International Truck and Engine Corp. hosted its first-ever International Heavy Truck Symposium and Ride & Drive at its Class 8 truck plant in Chatham, Ontario.
Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week has released a preliminary schedule of seminars and events designed to help parts and service distributors improve their businesses
TransCore, which manufactures transportation-based radio frequency identification (RFID) products, has developed a combined dedicated short-range communication
November 4, 2005 - Industry News
Tailwind Management Systems Inc. is offering its clients a more efficient way to handle their I.F.T.A. Fuel Tax paperwork
November 3, 2005 - Industry News
The Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) will observe its 50th anniversary – Celebrating Excellence in Truck Technology – as it holds its 2006 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition Feb. 14 through 17, 2006,
Interstate 95 South (Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway) travelers should prepare for heavy traffic during overnight hours this weekend and into early next week (Nov. 4-9) near the Wilson Bridge and Route 1 Interchange in Virginia
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has teamed up with the Tire Industry Association to offer certified tire technician training
Western Star Trucks has announced that it is co-sponsoring the Road Hammers, the Canadian Country Music Awards' 2005 "Group of the Year."
Cargo Transporters Inc. has joined the American Trucking Associations to work more closely with its trucking industry counterparts.
The Truck Blue Book announces a partnership with the Fort Wayne Vehicle Auction to present the inaugural Truck Blue Book Conference Auction, Saturday, June 17, 2006.
GEOCOMtms, a Georgia-based provider of fleet management solutions for local pickup and delivery, has released A.MAZE Mobile, a program that puts dispatch,
O/E Learning Inc., which provides human performance improvement solutions, and its customer, Professional Development Associates (PDA), have received a Silver Custom Content Development award
Pennsylvania-based F.T. Silfies Inc., a Mid-Atlantic dry bulk carrier, has chosen TMWSuite from TMW Systems as the enterprise management platform for its fleet.
Schneider National Inc. said it has made significant improvements to its fuel surcharge program for owner-operators and fleet owners. Effective immediately, Schneider will pay fuel surcharges on both empty and loaded miles
The Midnight Trucking Radio Network's Million Mile Club is designed to honor truck drivers with one million miles of accident-free driving.
November 1, 2005 - Industry News
Sacramento Kenworth has opened a new state-of-the-art facility on nearly six acres within California’s capital city
The Tennessee Trucking Association has selected Covenant Transport’s Stephen Fraser to be a member of its prestigious Road Team for 2006-2007.
The five-month-old hazardous materials truck driver background check implemented by the Transportation Security Administration as part of the Patriot Act is hurting the trucking industry by imposing higher operating costs and deterring drivers from obtaining “hazmat”
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) this week honored 14 companies with membership anniversaries from 25 to 65 years.
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is asking the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Danville, Ill., to support the claims of truck drivers in dealing with the involuntary bankruptcy of CX Roberson and PFT Roberson
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