February 25, 2003 - Industry News
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
Terion, a leading provider of asset-management solutions for the transportation industry, has reported orders from two of its customers.
Swift Transportation Co. Inc. announced the settlement of a personal injury action arising out of a motor vehicle accident involving one of its trucks
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
The Federal Highway Safety Administration has asked for comments regarding the need for a graduated commercial driver’s license
February 24, 2003 - Industry News
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
Volvo Trucks North America Inc. has announced the availability of the 465-hp Volvo VE D12 diesel engine for the new Volvo VN.
The 32nd annual Mid-America Trucking Show is right around the corner, and the trucking industry is getting ready for opening day.
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
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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
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 of America (TA) has acquired its first travel center in Canada on Provincial Highway 401, exit 230, in Woodstock, Ontario.
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.
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.
Volvo and GMC Truck Leasing of Carolina has changed its operating name to Advantage Truck Leasing.
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, 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
W. Dewey Clower has been named President Emeritus of NATSO, according to William D. Fay, NATSO president & CEO.
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
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
Autocar has announced a landmark expansion of engine offerings in its 2004 Xpeditor WX, WXR and WXLL low-cab-over engine (LCOE) truck models.
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
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 Services Inc., an operating company of CNF Inc., has been awarded an Enterprise Value Award (EVA) by CIO magazine.
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