Industry Briefs

Peterbilt ramps up training for new 12.9-liter MX

| August 28, 2010

Production of Paccar’s new 12.9-liter MX engine has begun at the new plant in Columbus, Miss.

CargoNet expands trucking service

| August 27, 2010

CargoNet is expanding its reach into trucking and is offering its data-sharing system of cargo theft information packages to owner-operators.

Right Weigh unveils digital load scale

John Baxter | August 27, 2010

The unit has two advantages when compared with the company’s mechanical designs.

FedEx truckers honored as Entrepreneurs of the Year

| August 27, 2010

FedEx Ground has announced one of its highest honors for three entrepreneurs whose businesses provide package delivery services for the company. Steve Crawford, of Steve Crawford Trucking, St. Louis, Mo.; Bruce Eucce, of Bruce Eucce ...

uDrove update launched

| August 26, 2010

An updated version, 2.2.1, of the uDrove mobile transportation solution is available for the iPhone at the App Store. The new version provides enhanced features and support for iOS4. uDrove is compatible with iPhone, Android and ...

Tire service app available

| August 26, 2010

A mobile dealer-locator application for Blackberry smart phones is available from Michelin Americas Truck Tires, the company announced Aug. 26. The service joins the tire maker’s OnCall emergency road service and online dealer and service ...

Champion to rebrand filters, coolants

| August 24, 2010

Starting in October, Luber-finer filters and other products will have a new logo, tagline and packaging at truck stops and all other locations where the products are sold, Champion Laboratories Inc. announced. Luber-finer has made filtration ...

Transport America wins top award

| August 19, 2010

Transport Corp. of America has been named Limited Brands' 2009 Mid-Sized Carrier of the Year.

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