DOT orders shutdown of chameleon operation

| July 13, 2012

FMCSA ordered that MTI Transportation cease all operations after discovering it was being operated by two companies already ordered to shut down.

Peterbilt 579 gets SmartWay designation

| July 13, 2012

Peterbilt announced its new 579 model has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay designation. The model meets the program’s established set of fuel-saving, low-emission equipment specifications for new Class 8 long-haul tractors and trailers. ...

Fleet conference to discuss viability of alt fuels

| July 12, 2012

The CVOC, held prior to GATS, will feature much discussion on natural gas as a viable fuel option.

Peterbilt launches Model 579 production

| July 12, 2012

Peterbilt on Wednesday, July 11, announced that it now is producing its new Model 579.

Mack Pinnacle to deliver Capitol Christmas Tree

| July 12, 2012

Mack Trucks is providing a custom-decorated Pinnacle Axle Back model to deliver the tree for the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree Project from Meeker, Colo., to the Capitol. U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell will drive the Mack Pinnacle ...

Foam system for damaged reefers

| July 12, 2012

Touch 'n Seal’s 17-gallon Refillable Foam System repairs damaged sidewalls, floors and ceilings on reefers by dispensing a premium Class 1 fire-retardant spray foam that is cost-effective for high-volume users that don’t want to invest ...

Navistar opens new Midwest parts distribution center

| July 12, 2012

Navistar has opened its new Midwest Parts Distribution Center in Joliet, Ill., which stocks more than 85,000 parts for International and IC Bus vehicles, MaxxForce diesel engines and all makes of trucks. At 860,000 square-feet., ...

J.J. Keller develops risk-reducing driver training program

| July 12, 2012

Compliance products and service company J.J. Keller and Associates has introduced a new driver training program designed to reduce the risk for cargo securement violations, accidents and liability.  The Cargo Securement Flatbeds program teaches drivers ...

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