Jason Cannon

Great Dane now offering anti-corrosion coating on flatbeds

Great Dane announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Wednesday that it would begin offering its corrosion control coating, CorroGuard, on the main beam of its Freedom Series flatbed trailers. The Great Dane show trailer, a Freedom LT flatbed trailer, has CorroGuard anti-corrosion coating on the trailer’s mainbeam as well as the undercarriage and support gear components. Other special features of the show trailer include an extended full-length rub rail, double pipe spools, a single coil hauling ...

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Cummins — at least temporarily — abandons development of 15L natural gas engine

Cummins will be halting development of its ISX15 G natural gas-powered engine due to uncertainty of the market and lack of infrastructure, the engine maker says. It will re-evaluate the market later this year.

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Navistar loses $154M in fourth quarter, mostly due to 2010 engine warranty claims

Navistar announced Dec. 20 it had slashed its quarterly losses in the fourth quarter but still reported a net loss of $154 million, down from 2012's Q4 $2.8 billion loss.

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Jason Swann named Rush Truck Center Top Tech

Jason Swann, Rush Truck Center – Dallas technician, was named Overall Grand Champion at the 2013 Rush Tech Rodeo Tuesday night.

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20 finalists named in Rush Tech Rodeo

Twelve Rush Truck Center technicians advanced to the Rush Tech Rodeo heavy-duty finals Tuesday, while eight medium-duty finalists were selected.

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Cash, training up for grabs at Rush Tech Rodeo

Sunday marked the beginning of the 2013 Rush Truck Center Tech Rodeo in San Antonio with a paint and body repair challenge. The event continues through Tuesday when the Texas-based dealership group will crown its top medium- and heavy-duty technicians.

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Court sides with engine makers, against EPA and throws out rule that benefitted Navistar

Federal appellate judges this week again tossed out a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that allowed for the approval of Navistar's heavy-duty truck engines that did not meet 2010 emission standards.

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Navistar still under fire from competing truck, engine makers

Though Navistar won a court ruling last week that dismissed a case brought by rival truck and engine makers about the validity of the compliance certificates issued to the company, the court battle appears to be far from over.

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Court dismisses challenge to Navistar’s use of emissions credits

The "certificates of conformity" allowed Navistar to make and sell non-complaint model engines while being assessed a fine on each one sold.

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Con-way Truckload talks changes in trucking

Stephanie Klang, Con-way Truckload's first 3 million mile female driver and ATA¹s only female Road Team Captain, is a pioneer in her industry. However, with changing times and technologies, she hopes to see her sisterhood grow. Gretchen Jackson, manager of driver recruiting for Con-way Truckload, says that goal may be around the corner as more women are entering the driver force. "It's a good industry," Jackson says. "Women work smarter not harder. They tend to be safer, more ...

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