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November 8, 2005 - Industry News

Emissions Compliance Could Cost $5,000-$10,000 Per Engine

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,

November 8, 2005 - Industry News

XATA Gets Fleet Contract for 420 of its Systems

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

November 8, 2005 - Industry News

Duncan Named Chairman of ATRI, Trucking’s Research Institute

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 Among Fastest-growing Tech Firms in OC

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.

November 7, 2005 - Industry News

International Hosts Heavy Truck Symposium

An International 9200i transport truck, demonstrates avoidance maneuvers at recent International Heavy Truck Symposium and Ride & Drive.

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.

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November 7, 2005 - Industry News

HDAW Announces Educational Programs, Speakers for Jan. 23-27 Event

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week has released a preliminary schedule of seminars and events designed to help parts and service distributors improve their businesses

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November 7, 2005 - Industry News

TransCore Developing DSRC, GPS and Satellite Communications Modem

TransCore, which manufactures transportation-based radio frequency identification (RFID) products, has developed a combined dedicated short-range communication

November 4, 2005 - Industry News

Tailwind Rolls Out I.F.T.A. Fuel Tax Module

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

HDAW Educational Programs, Speakers Announced

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week has released a preliminary schedule of seminars and events designed to help parts and service distributors improve their businesses

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November 3, 2005 - Industry News

TMC’s 2006 Meeting a 50th Anniversary Celebration

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,

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November 3, 2005 - Industry News

Wilson Bridge Project Affects Traffic for 6 Days

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

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November 3, 2005 - Industry News

Goodyear, Tire Industry Association Join Forces on Certification

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has teamed up with the Tire Industry Association to offer certified tire technician training

November 3, 2005 - Industry News

Western Star Tunes In With the Road Hammers

Western Star Trucks has announced that it is co-sponsoring the Road Hammers, the Canadian Country Music Awards' 2005 "Group of the Year."

November 3, 2005 - Industry News

Cargo Transporters Inc. Joins ATA

Cargo Transporters Inc. has joined the American Trucking Associations to work more closely with its trucking industry counterparts.

November 3, 2005 - Industry News

Truck Blue Book Adds Equipment Auction to Vegas Conference

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.

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November 3, 2005 - Industry News

GEOCOMtms Releases A.MAZE Mobile

GEOCOMtms, a Georgia-based provider of fleet management solutions for local pickup and delivery, has released A.MAZE Mobile, a program that puts dispatch,

November 3, 2005 - Industry News

Online Truck Driver Safety Training Wins Learning Award

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

November 3, 2005 - Industry News

F.T. Silfies Bulk Carrier Chooses TMWSuite

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.

November 3, 2005 - Industry News

Schneider National Improves O-O Fuel Surcharge Program

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

November 3, 2005 - Industry News

MTRN Names Million-Mile Members

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 Opens 20-Bay Facility

Sacramento Kenworth has opened a new state-of-the-art facility on nearly six acres within California’s capital city

November 1, 2005 - Industry News

Covenant Fronts a Tennessee Road Team Member

The Tennessee Trucking Association has selected Covenant Transport’s Stephen Fraser to be a member of its prestigious Road Team for 2006-2007.

November 1, 2005 - Industry News

ATA To Congress: TSA’s Hazmat Background Checks Hurt Trucking

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”

November 1, 2005 - Industry News

MEMA Honors Its Long-time Members

The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) this week honored 14 companies with membership anniversaries from 25 to 65 years.

November 1, 2005 - Industry News

OOIDA Seeks Bankruptcy Court Backing in Driver Escrow Claims

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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