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Caterpillar, Navistar both benefit from deal
Caterpillar’s long-rumored exit from the on-highway truck engine business not only positions the company to take advantage of a rapidly expanding international market for its heavy equipment, but also holds significant benefits for its new partner, Navistar International, according to industry analysts
What every fleet needs to know about the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax
During the Used Truck Assn.'s inaugural convention last year, an excise tax specialist from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) talked to the group about
Save money where the rubber meets the road
Tires aren't cheap. In fact, they're the third largest expense for most fleets, right behind fuel and labor. So how you manage your tires can have a big
Training drivers to use fuel-saving techniques
Traveling faster than the speed limit in a tractor-trailer is dangerous, not to mention illegal. But there's another reason fleets should train their
Comprehensive tire program protects your bottom line
A comprehensive tire program is more important than ever to protect your bottom line
Onboard Scale for Straight Trucks
LAS VEGAS -- Trucks spec'd with the new Airtek air suspension steer axle can now be equipped with an onboard scale from Air-Weigh. Announced at the International
GM Fleet and Commercial Operations Forms Data Alliance
Chrome Systems Corp., a provider of automotive data, configuration technology and software solutions, announced it has developed and delivered an electronic
Ryder Strengthens e-Channel Solutions Network
Global supply chain and transportation management company Ryder System Inc. has acquired the fulfillment operations of Sameday.com Inc., a Los Angeles-based
Construction Companies Join Wireless Consortium
Mobile communications provider Qualcomm Inc. has formed a wireless heavy-equipment consortium with equipment manufacturer Komatsu America International
Batts Joins IdleAire Board
IdleAire Technologies Corp. today announced that Lana Batts of Batts & Associates has joined the company’s board of directors. Batts, a former president
Kenworth and Paccar Extend Financing Program
Kenworth Truck Co. and Paccar Financial Corp. have extended the Kenworth Equity Accelerator financing program through June 30. The program is a variable
In-Dash GPS Navigation Available on Peterbilt 387
A new in-dash GPS-navigation system is now available on Peterbilt's Model 387. The Alpine DVD Vehicle Navigation System gives drivers turn-by-turn visual
Yellow Opens New Facility in California
Yellow Freight System has opened a new 192-door distribution center in San Bernardino, Calif., located on 31.7 acres adjacent to a Burlington Northern
TransPro Names New CFO
TransPro Inc. a manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket and OEM heating and cooling systems and components for autos and trucks, has appointed Richard
eflatbed.com Relocating Offices
Online logistics firm eflatbed.com announced today it will relocate its offices from Green Tree to Rochester, PA. eflatbed.com will be housed in the corporate
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