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October 16, 2013 - Industry News

Minnesota Summit On Natural Gas In Trucking Opens October 17

The Minnesota Summit on Natural Gas In Trucking Opens Oct. 17.

Converting more fleets of trucks to natural gas is one of the outcomes expected from the region's industry-wide summit on natural gas in trucking opening this Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Early Brown Center in Brooklyn Center. Details at www.mntruck.org.

Tags: Volvo, Kenworth, Ryder, Natural Gas, Minnesota, UPS, Clean Energy, Daimler, Events, Cummins Westport, Kwik-Trip, MTA

September 30, 2013 - Industry News

Green Fleet Conference This Week in Phoenix

The 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo in Phoenix, Ariz., kicks off Tuesday, Oct. 1, and for the first time features a truck track aimed at medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. If you plan to attend, here is a list of key things to remember.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Arizona, Events, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids

September 25, 2013 - Industry News

IANA, NITL, TIA Announce Key Educational Session Topics

The Intermodal Association of North America, The National Industrial Transportation League, and the Transportation Intermediaries Association announced a slate of four key educational sessions to be held during three industry co-located events - IANA’s Intermodal Expo, NITL’s TransComp Exhibition, and TIA’s Fall Meeting.

Tags: TIA, Events, IANA, NITL

September 16, 2013 - Industry News

Minnesota Summit on Natural Gas in Trucking Set For Oct. 17

The Minnesota Trucking Association believes strongly in natural gas as a clean fuel for trucks. In fact, the support is so strong that it has planned the region's first industry-wide summit directed at those who own and maintain fleets of trucks.

Tags: Natural Gas, Minnesota, Natural Gas Vehicles, Liquefied Natural Gas, Events

September 11, 2013 - Industry News

Truck Makers to Give Update on Green Vehicles at Green Fleet Conference

A panel of heavy-duty truck maker representatives will discuss what they're doing to meet greenhouse gas/fuel economy regulations for 2014 and beyond, the current and future status of alternative fuels, hybrid/electric and more at the Green Fleet Conference Oct. 2 in Phoenix.

Tags: Natural Gas, Green Fleet Conference, Events, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids

September 10, 2013 - Industry News

Rock Band Kansas Headlines at OOIDA Trucking Show

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and Lucas Oil will play hosts to rock band Kansas as part of a series of free concerts and music scheduled during the Heart of America Trucking Show.

Tags: OOIDA, Events, Heart of America Trucking Show

September 4, 2013 - Industry News

Early-Bird Discount for Green Fleet Conference Ends Today

On Friday, Sept. 6, the $100 discount for early registration ends for the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo. The Conference is in Phoenix on Oct. 1-2.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Events, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Idle Reduction, MPG

August 30, 2013 - Industry News

Green Fleet Conference Adds Panel on Truck Maker Green Truck Plans

The Green Fleet Conference, Oct. 1-2 in Phoenix, has added a panel discussion of truck maker representatives to discuss what they're doing to meet greenhouse gas/fuel economy regulations for 2014 and beyond, the current and future status of alternative fuels, hybrid/electric and more.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Events, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids

August 28, 2013 - Industry News

Calling All To Join The Truck Convoy For Special Olympics Illinois

Law enforcement and truckers throughout the United States and Canada will join forces once again this fall for the World's Largest Truck Convoy to benefit Special Olympics. Truckers throughout Illinois are invited to join the annual Illinois convoy on Saturday, Sept. 28 in Tinley Park.

Tags: Illinois, Events, Special Olympics Illinois

August 27, 2013 - Industry News

Cueto to Talk About Common Rail Injectors at APRA 2013 Big R Show

Omar Cueto, president of L & J Diesel Service Inc.

Omar Cueto, president of L & J Diesel Service Inc. in Jacksonville, Fla., will present a technical seminar entitled Going the Distance with Common Rail during the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Associations’ 2013 International BIG R Show in Las Vegas on Nov. 2-4, 2013.

Tags: Events, Remanufacturing, APRA

August 22, 2013 - Industry News

TravelCenters of America Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign to Benefit St. Christopher Fund

TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, launched its annual campaign in support of the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund, a non-profit organization that helps truck drivers suffering from financial hardship due to medical problems.

Tags: TA, Petro, Events, St. Christopher Fund

August 21, 2013 - Industry News

Transportation Industry Bands Together to Support 9/11 Remembrance Project

The Remembrance Rescue Project is a non-profit firefighter support organization has restored the only two surviving heavy rescue trucks to respond to the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. On Sept. 11, 2001, the entire unit of nine firefighters with the Fire Department, City of New York Rescue 4 unit and 11 firefighters with the Rescue 5 unit lost their lives trying to save others at the World Trade Center complex.

Tags: Fire Trucks, Events, Remembrance Project

August 16, 2013 - Industry News

NAIC 2013 Starts Next Week in Salt Lake City

A total of 52 roadside inspectors from across North America will gather in Salt Lake City, Utah, to compete to be named the best commercial vehicle inspector during the 21st annual North American Inspectors Championship, Aug. 19-23.

Tags: Aftermarket, Events, CVSA, NAIC

August 13, 2013 - Industry News

At Green Fleet Conference: What Will Obama’s Second Term Mean for Alt-Fuels?

At the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo, keynote speaker Kipp Coddington will discuss how the Obama Administration’s policies will affect environmental and energy initiatives. Coddington heads an energy and environmental law firm in Washington, D.C. that focuses on the Clean Air Act, fossil fuels and fleet issues.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Events, President Obama, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids

August 12, 2013 - Industry News

Scott McKain to Keynote HDAW'14 Opening Session

Scott McKain, bestselling author, will kick off the 9th annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week with a keynote address at the opening general session addressing how to distinguish yourself from the competition.

Tags: Events, HDAW

August 9, 2013 - Industry News

During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, TCA Will Sponsor Health Fairs

To help professional truck drivers lead longer, healthier lives, the Truckload Carriers Association will sponsor free health fairs at 18 TravelCenters of America/Petro Stopping Centers across the United States.

Tags: Events, TCA, Driver wellness, TA/Petro, NTDAW

August 8, 2013 - Industry News

Nominations Now Open for Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year

As part of the Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group Summit to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on Jan. 27, 2014, there will be a luncheon featuring the annual “Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year” Award.

Tags: Events, HDAW, HDRG

August 6, 2013 - Industry News

Lindsay Lawler Represents TCA’s Highway Angel Program on 26-Stop Tour

The Truckload Carriers Association announced that country recording artist Lindsay Lawler, the spokesperson for TCA’s Highway Angel program, is about to begin a concert tour of 26 truck stops across southeast and Midwest America.

Tags: Events, TCA Highway Angel, Lindsay Lawler, TA/Petro

August 1, 2013 - Industry News

C.R. England, Inc. Hosts Natural Gas Shipper Symposium

C.R. England is hosting its first Natural Gas Shipper Symposium, Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah. The event highlights the current and future uses of natural gas in the trucking industry.

Tags: Natural Gas, C.R. England, Events

July 29, 2013 - Industry News

Keynote Announced for HTUF National Meeting

The High-Efficiency Truck Users Forum announced that Christopher Grundler, director of the Office of Transportation and Air Quality, U.S. EPA will give a keynote address at the upcoming HTUF National Meeting, October 7-9 in Chicago, Ill.

Tags: HTUF, Events

July 25, 2013 - Industry News

Cleveland Indians To Host First Annual “Women In Transportation” Event

The Cleveland Indians are partnering with the Women In Trucking Association to honor all women in transportation careers. The event will take place at Progressive Stadium during the Cleveland Indians versus Texas Rangers game on July 28.

Tags: Events, WIT

July 23, 2013 - Industry News

NTEA Presents Two Industry Events in September

The New Model Truck Product Conference is scheduled for Sept. 10-12, 2013, at the Adoba Hotel Dearborn/Detroit (formerly Hyatt Dearborn Hotel) in Dearborn, Mich.

Tags: NTEA, Events

July 23, 2013 - Industry News

NTEA Announces Work Truck Show 2014 and 2015 Dates

NTEA, the association for the Work Truck Industry, has announced dates for the next two years of The Work Truck Show, which will be held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind.

Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, Events

July 19, 2013 - Industry News

Green Fleet Conference Closing Keynote to Focus on Funding

The closing keynote address at the 2013 Green Fleet Conference Oct. 2 in Phoenix will focus on grants and funding to help subsidize green fleet initiatives. Richard Battersby is the director of fleet services at University of California, Davis, and is Coordinator of the East Bay Clean Cities Coalition.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Events, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids

July 18, 2013 - Industry News

New Shell SuperRigs Winner After Eligibility Review

The new 2013 SuperRigs Best of Show winner is the 2012 Peterbilt 389 of William Rethwisch of Tomah, Wis.

There's a new winning Best of Show entry in this year's Shell Rotella SuperRigs Contest, because the previously announced winner was found to not meet all the eligibility requirements for a working truck and trailer.

Tags: Shell Rotella, Events, Owner-Operators, Shell SuperRigs

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