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March 6, 2006 - Industry News

Dana's Bankruptcy Filing Adds to Industry's Uncertainty

Auto parts maker Dana Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection for its U.S. operations late Friday, joining a growing list of suppliers forced to make major restructuring moves because of the slumping U.S. auto industry

March 3, 2006 - Industry News

Freightliner's Roger Nielsen to Address HDMA Breakfast & Briefing

Roger M. Nielsen, chief operating officer of Freightliner LLC, will discuss the industry’s outlook at the 16th Annual Breakfast & Briefing at 8 a.m. on Friday, March 24,

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March 3, 2006 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Offers New Sign-on Bonus

Barr-Nunn Transportation has announced it is now offering all new company drivers who attend orientation and graduate by March 24th an increased sign on bonus of $500 on their first paycheck and $500 after 90 days of employment.

March 3, 2006 - Industry News

SiriCOMM Introduces Truck Routing, Mapping Services

SiriCOMM Inc. has announced that FleetNav Express by Maptuit is available at all SiriCOMM Wi-Fi Hot Spot locations.

March 3, 2006 - Industry News

Coleman Names Central Freight Lines Carrier of the Year

The Coleman Co. Inc. has named Central Freight Lines Inc. as its Carrier of the Year for 2005. Award criteria include on-time performance, efficiency and care in handling product,

March 2, 2006 - Industry News

Fortune Names J.B. Hunt Among Most Admired Companies

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has again been named to Fortune Magazine's List of America's Most Admired Companies.

March 2, 2006 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Increases Equity Interest in Arnold and Total Transportation

U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. announced this week it has completed the acquisition of additional equity in both Arnold Transportation Services Inc. and Total Transportation of Mississipp

March 1, 2006 - Industry News

Eaton Supplies Hybrid Power to UPS for Delivery Trucks

Eaton Corp. has been selected to provide hybrid power systems for 50 step-van delivery vehicles made by International Truck and Engine and Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp., to be purchased by UPS.

March 1, 2006 - Industry News

Swift Transportation Receives Lowe’s Award

Swift Transportation Co. Inc. has been awarded the prestigious 2005 Outstanding Van Carrier of the Year by Lowe's Companies.

March 1, 2006 - Industry News

CVG Wins International Truck Supplier Award

Mayflower Vehicle Systems of Norwalk, Ohio, a division of the Commercial Vehicle Group Inc., (CVG) was recently recognized as a 2005 Diamond Supplier to the International Truck and Engine Corp.

February 28, 2006 - Industry News

SAKOR Offers DynoLAB PT for Engine, Powertrain Testing

SAKOR Technologies Inc., known for its powerful and cost-effective DynoLAB PT dynamometer test cell control system, provides complete turnkey test cells for engine, powertrain and component testing.

February 28, 2006 - Industry News

Arrow Truck Sales Launches Certified Used Truck Program

Arrow Truck Sales Inc., a leading pre-owned truck source, announced its new “Arrow Certified” Truck Program. The program is designed to provide truck buyers with a pre-owned truck, backed by a six-month/50,000 mile limited warranty

February 28, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Addresses Baby Boomer Workforce Issues

The American Trucking Associations says it will participate in the Alliance for an Experienced Workforce, a collaboration between industry associations designed to promote strategies for recruiting and retaining workers over age 50

February 28, 2006 - Industry News

Make-A-Wish Benefits from Fort Wayne Truck Plaza Event

Joey Holiday and TC Bush will highlight the Fort Wayne Truck Plaza’s Drivers Appreciation Days, scheduled July 19 and 20 in Fort Wayne, Ind

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February 27, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Up for January

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.6 percent in January, marking its fifth consecutive monthly gain.

February 27, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Battles California Regs on Reefer Tractor-Trailers

The American Trucking Associations urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to prevent the California Air Resources Board (ARB) from implementing performance standards for engines used to cool refrigerated tractor-trailer

February 27, 2006 - Industry News

Advocates, Teamsters Go to Court Over HOS

Five organizations told a court on Monday that the federal government’s rule detailing how many hours truckers may drive before taking a break is flawed and should be changed to help reduce fatigue-related crashes

February 27, 2006 - Industry News

TMC Concludes Successful 2006 Annual Meeting

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The Technology and Maintenance Council's 2006 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, held earlier this month, concentrated heavily on 2007 engines and related issues

February 27, 2006 - Industry News

Petro Picks SiriCOMM for Wi-Fi Access

SiriCOMM Inc., an applications service provider and nationwide broadband wireless network operator serving the highway transportation industry, has announced that Petro Stopping Centers has chosen the SiriCOMM Wi-Fi Hot Spot platform for wireless Internet access.

February 27, 2006 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel, Freightliner Deliver ’07 Demo Vehicles

Detroit Diesel Corp. and Freightliner LLC said their joint Customer Demonstration Program is on track with 40 planned customer demonstration Class 8 vehicles assembled

February 24, 2006 - Industry News

OOIDA Opposes ATA Truck Speed Limiter Proposal

The Owner-Operator Independent Driver’s Association believes a recent proposal by the ATA to set speed limiters at 68 mph on all new trucks could make roadways more dangerous for drivers of all vehicles

February 24, 2006 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Selling Filters Business

ArvinMeritor Inc. has agreed to sell its Purolator filters business to the Bosch Group and the Mann+Hummel Group in Germany

February 23, 2006 - Industry News

HDMA Breakfast & Briefing at MATS Already 50% Sold Out

Get a jump start on your day at the Mid-America Trucking Show by attending the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association’s 16th annual Breakfast & Briefing on Friday, March 24

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February 23, 2006 - Industry News

Noregon Updates JPRO Fleet Diagnostics

As part of its ongoing effort to simplify fleet maintenance, Noregon Systems has updated the JPRO Fleet Diagnostics application, version 2.0

February 23, 2006 - Industry News

Alto Products Announces Expansion

Alto Products has acquired a 100,000-square-foot building adjacent to its current manufacturing plant in Atmore, Ala., the clutch manufacturer announced

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