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February 23, 2006 - Industry News

ABF Sponsors Braun Racing in the 2006 NASCAR Busch Series

ABF Freight System Inc. has signed a limited primary sponsorship with Braun Racing for the 2006 NASCAR Busch Series. The Nicorette 300 race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 18th will mark the inaugural appearance

February 23, 2006 - Industry News

Hendrickson Trailer Suspension Systems Gets ISO Certification

Hendrickson Trailer Suspension Systems recently earned certification to ISO/TS16949:2002 Quality Management System (QMS) from Det Norske Veritas Certification Inc. (DNV)

February 23, 2006 - Industry News

NTSB Issues Automatic Slack Adjuster Safety Recommendation

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a safety recommendations to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regarding automatic slack adjusters

February 23, 2006 - Industry News

Truck Repossessions High Again in Q4

Repossessions and liquidations of tractor-trailer trucks nationwide increased again in the fourth quarter, according to Nassau Asset Management.

February 22, 2006 - Industry News

’07 Technology Adds $7,500 to Volvo Truck Cost

Volvo Trucks North America has announced that the 2007 emissions technology price increase for its trucks will be $7,500.

February 22, 2006 - Industry News

2006 HDMA Breakfast & Briefing at MATS

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association, (HDMA) is hosting its 16th Annual Breakfast & Briefing at 8 a.m., Friday, March 24, during the Mid-America Trucking Show at Kentucky Fair & Expo Center, Louisville, Ky.

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February 22, 2006 - Industry News

Webb Trailer Business Named Utility Trailer Supplier

The Trailer OEM Business Unit of Webb Wheel Products Inc. has been named a standard supplier of wheel end equipment by Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co

February 21, 2006 - Industry News

MATS 2006 Promises to be Bigger and Better

In its 35-year history, the Mid-America Trucking Show has consistently become bigger and better with age. However, the 2006 show will highlight a growth spurt more impressive than anything else the show has ever experienced.

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February 21, 2006 - Industry News

CVSN Executive Conference April 1-4 in Louisville

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) will host its inaugural Executive Conference April 1-4 in Louisville, Ky.

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February 21, 2006 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Sponsors Danny O’Quinn Jr. in NASCAR Series

Barr-Nunn Transportation Inc. and Barr-Nunn Logistics will partner with Roush Racing to sponsor Danny O’Quinn Jr. and his No. 50 NASCAR Busch Series entry.

February 21, 2006 - Industry News

Industry Veteran Steve Handschuh to Lead AASA

Steve Handschuh, an automotive aftermarket industry veteran of more than 30 years, has been named executive director of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) and vice president of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA)

February 21, 2006 - Industry News

SkyBitz Trailer Tracking Batteries Available on the Road

Using SkyBitz’s trailer tracking system just got easier. SkyBitz, a leading satellite-based trailer tracking and information management service, and TravelCenters of America have announced an agreemen

February 21, 2006 - Industry News

Two Firms Allied to Improve Oil Analysis Process

Two leading providers of web-based technologies for maintenance and reliability management have joined forces to improve both data collection and reaction time to critical maintenance recommendations

February 21, 2006 - Industry News

Expedited Truck Expert Hosts Sirius Radio Show

Sirius Satellite listeners can tune in to the Sirius Trucking Network channel 147 to learn more about the expedited trucking industry.

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February 21, 2006 - Industry News

Holland Announces Winners in HDAW Giveaway

The Holland Group announced the winners of the Holland Genuine Parts promotional counter stools given away at the recent Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas.

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February 17, 2006 - Industry News

MHC Kenworth Texas Named 2005 KW Dealer of Year

Left to right: MHC Kenworth executives Ken Hoffman, Mike Murphy, Tim Murphy, Reed Murphy III and Jeff Murphy.

MHC Kenworth Texas was named 2005 Kenworth Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada at the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in Palm Springs, Calif

February 17, 2006 - Industry News

Latest Details Unveiled for CONEXPO Asia 2006

CONEXPO Asia 2006 will feature hands-on equipment demonstrations and an extensive educational program to help attendees enhance their industry knowledge and improve job productivity.

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February 17, 2006 - Industry News

UPS Adds 50 Hybrid Electric Vehicles

UPS says it has placed an order for 50 new-generation hybrid electric delivery trucks and also would acquire 4,100 low-emission conventional vehicles during 2006.

February 16, 2006 - Industry News

ATRI Reports on Idle Reduction Tech Trends

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, has released the results of a national survey characterizing the extent of idlin

February 16, 2006 - Industry News

Polaris Labs Offers Oil Analysis, Cooling System Seminars

Polaris Laboratories, one of the top 10 largest fluid analysis companies in the country, announces “Practical Oil Analysis & Cooling Systems Maintenance” training for maintenance and reliability professionals.

February 16, 2006 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Offers $2,000 Sign-on Bonus to Owner-operators.

Barr-Nunn Transportation is offering a $2,000 sign-on bonus to all new owner-operators hired between Feb. 20 and March 24, the Granger, Iowa-based company announced

February 16, 2006 - Industry News

International Offers 30-day Warranty on Pre-owned Trucks

International Truck and Engine Corp. has announced a 30-day warranty on certified pre-owned trucks sold by its used truck centers or its certified dealers, immediately

February 16, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Backs Limiting Truck Speed to 68 mph

The American Trucking Associations, the nation’s largest trucking industry trade group, has endorsed a move to limit the maximum speed of large trucks – at the time of manufacture – to no more than 68 miles-per-hour

February 15, 2006 - Industry News

Utility Trailer’s Washington Dealership in New Facility

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, refrigerated vans, and Tautliner curtainsided trailers, said its independent dealer, Utility Trailer Sales of Washington Co.

February 14, 2006 - Industry News

Volvo Unveils New Lineup of ’07 Engines

Volvo Trucks North America this week unveiled its new family of heavy-duty diesel engines for 2007. The new Volvo engines – the 11-liter D11, 13-liter D13 and 16-liter D16 –

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