Industry briefs

I-15 to be bottlenecked in Calif. until December

| June 16, 2014

As part of the Interstate 15 Cajon Pass Rehabilitation Project, northbound lanes on I-15 from Highway 138 to Oak Hill Road will be reduced down to four lanes until December 2014, save for July 4th ...

Goodyear expanding network to Greensboro, N.C.

| June 06, 2014

Goodyear is expanding its commercial tire and service network to the Greensboro, N.C., market, the company announced this week.  It is bringing its "Total Package Solution" in its expansion, which includes: -A full range of commercial truck ...

OOIDA, Western Star ‘Spirit of American Trucker’ tour hits the road

| June 04, 2014

After building a truck from the ground up through fan votes, the Western Star “Design Our Star” show truck is now on the road, pulling the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association “Spirit of the American Trucker” tour ...

Truck Centers acquires Indiana Freightliner dealer

| June 04, 2014

Truck Centers, Inc., which operates a network of Freightliner and Western Star dealerships in Illinois and Missouri, announced this week it has completed the acquisition of Freightliner of Evansville, Ind. “This acquisition expands our presence in ...

TransForce buys Transport America for $310M

| June 03, 2014

TransForce (No. 8 in the CCJ Top 250) announced June 2 it has entered into an agreement to acquire Transport America for $310 million from Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison. Transport America is a dry van ...

Get your 10-cent coffee at Iowa 80 June 4

| June 03, 2014

Iowa 80 Kitchen, the 300-seat full service restaurant in the Iowa 80 Truckstop will be celebrating 50 years in business on June 4, 2014. The restaurant is offering customers an opportunity to order from a special menu insert with 1964 prices.

Pilot Flying J offering double reward points on diesel

| June 03, 2014

Pilot Flying J is offering double rewards points in its MyRewards program to drivers through the end of September for diesel purchases.

Kenworth announces T680 Road Tour

| June 03, 2014

Truck operators will have opportunities to check out the Kenworth T680 Advantage in a three-month road tour announced this week by Kenworth.

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