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September 1, 2003 - Industry News

Truck Convoy For Special Olympics is Sept. 13

The third annual "World’s Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics" gets under way Saturday, Sept. 13, once again raising money for the children athletes.

Tags: Events

August 31, 2003 - Industry News

Ports Open Longer, But Not Some Shippers

Terminal operators in Los Angeles and Long Beach on the West Coast and New York-New Jersey on the East Coast -- the busiest U.S. ports -- are staying open longer to reduce congestio

Tags: Intermodal

August 31, 2003 - Industry News

Feds Join Engine Makers in Clean Air Suit

The Bush Administration is backing a lawsuit before the U.S. Supreme Court that seeks to overturn a California clean-air agency's attempt to curb pollution from some truck

August 29, 2003 - Industry News

Caterpillar Joint Venture to Make Engines in Georgia

Perkins Shibaura Engines, a joint venture between Perkins Engines Co. Ltd., a Caterpillar Inc. compan

August 29, 2003 - Industry News

DENSO in China Joint Venture

Systems and component supplier DENSO Corporation announced that it will establish a joint venture to produce fuel injection pumps for diesel vehicle

August 29, 2003 - Industry News

Federal Court Turns Away OOIDA Suit

A federal court has refused to decide a case brought by the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association against New Prime, Inc

August 29, 2003 - Industry News

Holland Group Boosts Fifth Wheel Guarantee

The Holland Group, Holland, Mich., supplier of vehicle connection products and technologies, announced that it has raised the performance guarantee on its FleetMaster and FleetMaster LowLube fifth wheel

August 28, 2003 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Extends Bid For Dana

ArvinMeritor, Inc. announced that is has extended its $15.00 net per share offer for all outstanding common shares of Dana Corporation’s common stoc

August 28, 2003 - Industry News

Commerce Dept. Reports Rosier 2nd Quarter

The U.S. Commerce Department has revised gross domestic product figures for the 2nd quarter upward to 3.1 percent

Tags: Economy

August 28, 2003 - Industry News

Cargo Security Resource On the Internet

TydenBrammall, Angola, Indiana, has created Cargo Guy, a cargo security resource center on its web site at www.tydenbrammall.com/cargoguy

August 28, 2003 - Industry News

Goodyear to Reduce Staffing

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio, will eliminate approximately 500 salaried and non-bargaining unit positions at its North American Tire manufacturing locations

August 28, 2003 - Industry News

Marines Seek Volunteer Trucks

The United States Marine Corps and the American Trucking Associations are nearing completion of a unique project to wrap 1,000 semi-trailers with colorful Marine Corps images

August 28, 2003 - Industry News

ConocoPhillips Expands Relationship with Mirachem

ConocoPhillips Co., the fourth largest U.S. lubricants supplier, has announced that the MiraClean line of safe, biodegradable cleaning product

August 28, 2003 - Industry News

Kenworth Designates Spicer Steer Axles Standard on Class 8 Trucks

Dana Corp., Toledo, Ohio, has announced that Kenworth Truck Co. will offer the Dana Spicer E-1202I steer axle series as standard equipment for its North American Class 8 commercial vehicles

August 28, 2003 - Industry News

EPA Grant Money Available for No-Idle Trucks

After several months of testing two "no idle" trucks with Ozark Trucking Inc. of Sacramento, Calif., the Electric Power Research Institute is ready to roll out no-idle equipment

August 28, 2003 - Industry News

Cadec Announces Compliance with New Hours-of-Service Rules

Cadec Corp., Londonderry, N.H. a provider of onboard logistics management systems, has announced that customers who use Cadec's electronic DOT log-keeping systems will be compliant with the newly revised hours-of- service rules

August 28, 2003 - Industry News

Truck Tonnage Up For Second Consecutive Month

The American Trucking Association reported that its seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index increased 5.4 percent in July

Tags: Economy

August 27, 2003 - Industry News

Freightliner Among Demo Vehicles at Challenge Bibendum

DaimlerChrysler will be showcasing 12 vehicles at the 2003 Challenge Bibendum in Sonoma and San Francisco, Calif. Sept. 23-25, 2003

August 27, 2003 - Industry News

Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicle Conference Set for February

The fourth annual Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles Conference will be held February 25-27, 200

August 27, 2003 - Industry News

Fleet Managers Concerned With Security

A survey conducted by International Truck & Engine stresses the fleet community’s concern with security requirements in the aftermath of 9-11

August 27, 2003 - Industry News

Verizon Push to Talk Challenges Nextel

Verizon Wireless, Bedminster, N.J., the nation’s largest wireless service provider, has introduced Verizon Wireless Push to Talk service

August 27, 2003 - Industry News

Darrell Green Implements TruckMate on “FastTrack”

Darrell Green Trucking Inc., Tulare, Ca., a specialized bulk transport fleet has implemented TruckMate for Windows enterprise software using the FastTrack software training and implementation program

August 27, 2003 - Industry News

South Korean Trucker Strike Fizzles

Thousands of South Korean truck drivers returned to work on Wednesday as a weeklong truckers' strike began to unrave

August 27, 2003 - Industry News

Volvo Optimistic Despite Sales Decline

Deliveries from Volvo's truck operations, which include Volvo Trucks, Mack and Renault Trucks, declined 18 percent in Jul

August 27, 2003 - Industry News

QUALCOMM and Wal-Mart Partner For Missing Children

Mobile communications provider QUALCOMM Inc. and discount retailer Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. have announced a partnership to support the AMBER Pla

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