October 16, 2013 - Industry News
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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, 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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.
July 18, 2013 - Industry News
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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