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Westport, Shell To Launch Program To Develop North American Market For LNG Vehicles, Fuels

Westport Innovations Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with Shell to launch a co-marketing program in North America aimed at providing customers a better economic case when purchasing and ...

Illinois Bill Requires Posting Of Truck Routes, Education On Truck GPS

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has signed legislation aimed at enhancing truck safety in the state by making truck routing and restrictions more accessible to the commercial trucking industry. The new law also ...

IPA Introduces New Tool

IPA announces the Air Comb Filter and Radiator Cleaner, which it says is ideal for cleaning cylindrical style air filters, radiators, condensers and other hard-to-reach applications. An air filter, if properly cleaned, can ...

TMC Fall Meeting To Offer Full Educational Slate

The Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of American Trucking Associations will offer a full slate of sessions concentrating on maintenance and equipment issues during its 2011 Fall Meeting, to be held Sept. ...

ATA Highlights Burdensome Nature Of Hours-of-Service Proposal

In a letter to Cass Sunstein, administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget, American Trucking Associations urged the Obama administration to live up ...

Grote Offers Six-Diode LED WhiteLight Dome Lamp

Grote Industries announced that its new 61291 LED WhiteLight Recessed-Mount Dome Lamp is in stock and shipping. Grote engineered this lamp as an alternative to fluorescent lamps, particularly for refrigerated environments with ...

Mahle Clevite Inc. Launches An Online Community For Engine Enthusiasts

Mahle Clevite Inc. has launched Under The Hood, an online community specifically designed for engine enthusiasts to share information and receive the latest updates on Mahle Clevite products, racing information, industry events, ...

Trucking Loses Jobs For The First Time Since January

Payroll employment throughout the U.S. economy was essentially flat in August compared to July, and the unemployment rate remained at 9.1 percent, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics figures released Friday, Sept. ...

Navistar Launches International-Branded Brake Drum

Navistar introduces International brake drums, offering a private label branded line of brake drums manufactured to the exacting standards of Navistar OE specifications. These are the same drums that will be used ...

TMC Updates Radial Tire Guide

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) has released the fourth edition of the Council’s best-selling Radial Tire Conditions Analysis Guide. This edition, available in both CD-ROM and print editions, is ...

Great Dane Mourns Passing Of Former President, COO Pines

Phillip Pines, former president and chief operating officer of Great Dane passed away Sept. 5, 2011. William “Bill” Crown, president and chief executive officer of Great Dane Limited Partnership said the 76-year-old ...

J.D. Power Reports: Heavy-Duty Truck Engine Quality Improves, Satisfaction Increases

Heavy-duty truck engine quality has improved from 2010, after technology changes related to emissions standards revisions caused a spike in engine-related problems during recent years, according to a recent J.D. Power and ...

New Orders, Production Indexes Contract In August

The overall PMI indicates that economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in August for the 25th consecutive month, while the overall economy grew for the 27th consecutive month. But the two ...

PacLease Provides Fair Oaks Farms With 42 CNG-Powered Kenworth T440s

Fair Oaks Farms and Paccar Leasing Company (PacLease) announced that they have entered into a full-service lease agreement for 42 new Kenworth T440 tractors powered by the Cummins Westport ISL-G compressed natural ...