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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.

March 23, 2006 - Industry News

Terion Granted FleetView Cargo Sensor Patent

Terion Inc. has been granted a new patent from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office covering the FleetView Cargo Sensor.

March 22, 2006 - Industry News

WayPoint GPS Saves Fleets Time, Money

Using a GPS navigation system for optimized routing can shave time off every stop, leading to big savings. That’s one of the reasons FleetBoss Global Positioning Solutions Inc. is offering the fleet industry Mobile Crossing’s WayPoint GP

March 22, 2006 - Industry News

CLI Hosts User Conference for LTL System Operators

LTL system operators from throughout North America will learn best practices of the CLI Facts system, a freight management system, at the 2006 annual Carrier Logistics Inc. (CLI) User Group Conference.

March 22, 2006 - Industry News

MAGTEC, Qualcomm Team Up for Remote Asset Protection

MAGTEC Products Inc., manufacturer of the M5K onboard control device, said it is working with Qualcomm Inc., to integrate MAGTEC’s M5K with Qualcomm’s OmniTRACS system to allow dispatcher

March 21, 2006 - Industry News

Rush Enterprises Acquires Great Southern Peterbilt

Rush Enterprises Inc., which operates the largest network of heavy-duty and medium-duty truck dealerships in North America and a John Deere construction equipment dealership in Houston,

March 21, 2006 - Industry News

Roehl Transport Cited as One of Nation’s Safest Trucking Companies

Roehl Transport of Marshfield, Wis., turned in one of the nation’s top safety records among large (over 100 million miles per year) truckload carriers last year, despite the fact that nearly 50 percent of its drivers are new


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