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February 25, 2003 - Industry News

Kenworth Extends Rebate to OOIDA Members

Kenworth Truck Co. and the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Assn. (OOIDA) are extending a joint program that offers a $1,000 rebate to OOIDA members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth trucks with sleeper units

February 25, 2003 - Industry News

Terion Wins Orders for 5,500 FleetView Trailer Units

Terion, a leading provider of asset-management solutions for the transportation industry, has reported orders from two of its customers.

February 25, 2003 - Industry News

Swift Transportation Announces Settlement

Swift Transportation Co. Inc. announced the settlement of a personal injury action arising out of a motor vehicle accident involving one of its trucks

February 25, 2003 - Industry News

A Perfect Tire? Goodyear's IMPACT Manufacturing Process

While true perfection may only be possible in unearthly realms, Goodyear's IMPACT (short for Integrated Manufacturing, Precision Assembly, Cellular Technology) produces "a perfect tire," according to Richard "Red" Richardson

February 25, 2003 - Industry News

FMCSA Asks for Comments on Graduated CDL

The Federal Highway Safety Administration has asked for comments regarding the need for a graduated commercial driver’s license

February 24, 2003 - Industry News

R&R Transportation Contracts With StarTrak

StarTrak LLC, a provider of advanced wireless supply chain management solutions for the freight transportation industries, has announced that R&R Transportation Inc. has signed a contract

February 24, 2003 - Industry News

Volvo Says Its VE 465 Engine Now Available

Volvo Trucks North America Inc. has announced the availability of the 465-hp Volvo VE D12 diesel engine for the new Volvo VN.

February 24, 2003 - Industry News

It's Mid-March For The Mid-America Trucking Show

The 32nd annual Mid-America Trucking Show is right around the corner, and the trucking industry is getting ready for opening day.

Tags: Events

February 24, 2003 - Industry News

Georgia-Pacific Selects Qualcomm Solution

Qualcomm Inc., a leader in mobile communications for the transportation industry, has announced that Georgia-Pacific has selected Qualcomm's Code Division Multiple Access (CMA

February 24, 2003 - Industry News

Kenworth Hosts T300 Seminar at Work Truck Show

How do you ensure a vehicle is designed specifically for the job that you're doing?

Tags: Events

February 24, 2003 - Industry News

Oregon Restricts Loads On Bridges Near Eugene

Starting Wednesday, three bridges along Interstate 5 in the Eugene, Ore., area will be limited to normal axles loads on the northbound and southbound lanes

Tags: Highways

February 24, 2003 - Industry News

FMCSA Extends Comment Period on Chassis Maintenance

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended the comment period on a proposed negotiated rulemaking concerning intermodal container chassis and trailer maintenance

February 21, 2003 - Industry News

TravelCenters Acquires 1st Canadian Travel Center

TravelCenters of America (TA) has acquired its first travel center in Canada on Provincial Highway 401, exit 230, in Woodstock, Ontario.

February 21, 2003 - Industry News

Talent Search a Highlight at MATS

The deadline for entries to AMG's first transportation industry talent search event is March 1, with the new artists performing at the Mid-America Truck Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. three weeks later.

Tags: Events

February 21, 2003 - Industry News

Manpower Survey Shows Hiring to Decline in 2nd Quarter

U.S. employers will be hiring at a moderately slower pace during the second quarter of 2003, according to the Employment Outlook Survey, conducted by Manpower Inc. and released today.

Tags: Economy

February 21, 2003 - Industry News

North Carolina Firm Becomes Advantage Truck Leasing

Volvo and GMC Truck Leasing of Carolina has changed its operating name to Advantage Truck Leasing.

February 21, 2003 - Industry News

Iowa80.com Catalog Features 1,200 New Items

Iowa80.com has released a new 48-page catalog overflowing with chrome and stainless accessories as well as cargo control items, compliance items and die-cast models

February 20, 2003 - Industry News

Alabama Highlighting Mid-America Show for a 15th Year

Alabama, one of country music's leading bands, will perform at the 2003 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, courtesy of Kenworth Truck Co. Kenworth is sponsoring the popular group's performance at Mid-America for a 15th consecutive and final year

Tags: Events

February 20, 2003 - Industry News

Dewey Clower Named NATSO President Emeritus

W. Dewey Clower has been named President Emeritus of NATSO, according to William D. Fay, NATSO president & CEO.

February 20, 2003 - Industry News

NTEA Names New Board of Trustees

The National Truck Equipment Assn. (NTEA), an organization that supports the work truck industry, has announced the election of five new members to its board of trustees

February 20, 2003 - Industry News

Mexican Truck Inspectors Complete Safety Training

Twenty-eight Mexican inspectors are completing an intensive three-week training program that prepares them to conduct commercial driver and vehicle inspections according to existing North American safety standards

February 20, 2003 - Industry News

Autocar Expands Vocational Engine Offerings

Autocar has announced a landmark expansion of engine offerings in its 2004 Xpeditor WX, WXR and WXLL low-cab-over engine (LCOE) truck models.

February 20, 2003 - Industry News

Chrysler Records $1.38 Billion Profit

Chrysler, the U.S. division of DaimlerChrysler, showed an operating profit of $1.38 billion in 2002, following a loss of $2.29 billion in 2001

February 20, 2003 - Industry News

Verizon, Sprint to Challenge Nextel's Direct Connect Service

Nextel Communications Inc., Reston, Va., may soon face serious competition for its Direct Connect service, popular among local and regional fleets

February 19, 2003 - Industry News

Con-Way Transportation Wins IT Award

Con-Way Transportation Services Inc., an operating company of CNF Inc., has been awarded an Enterprise Value Award (EVA) by CIO magazine.

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