Industry briefs

Texas governor signs natural gas bills

| July 18, 2011

Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed three bills at Peterbilt Motors Co.’s plant in Denton, Texas, that support the development of natural gas initiatives in Texas, the truck maker announced. Senator Jane Nelson, Commissioner Bryan Shaw ...

Navistar parts available on Amazon

| July 18, 2011

Navistar Parts is offering customers the option to order Partsmart truck and bus parts through Amazon.com, the truck maker announced. Shoppers can customize their shipping preferences, see product reviews and use different payment options including ...

Monitoring insurance service offered

| July 18, 2011

Internet Truckstop and Registry Monitoring Insurance Service starting July 18 are providing a joint tracking and insurance monitoring service to the transportation industry, the Internet-based freight matching service announced. Internet Truckstop is offering “CACCI,” a product ...

Iowa 80 launches museum app

| July 15, 2011

The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum has launched an app that will give virtual visitors the opportunity the vintage truck exhibits. Those who visit the museum can also listen to audio about the trucks on display ...

CAT Scale introduces free Android app

| July 15, 2011

The CAT Scale Locator application is now available for Android users in the Android Marketplace, CAT Scale Co. announced. The app allows drivers to locate the nearest CAT Scale through GPS on their phone. Drivers ...

Detroit Diesel to honor truckers

| July 15, 2011

Truckers may tour Detroit manufacturing plant, have lunch and get free merchandise as part of a driver appreciation promotion for August.

Loyalty card launched

| July 14, 2011

Drivers can purchase a loyalty savings card through a new partnership between Boss Truck Shops, a subsidiary of Bosselman Inc., and Wingfoot Truck Care Centers, a subsidiary of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. The Maxxcare card ...

Savings card available

| July 13, 2011

A new savings card is available for use at Travel Centers of America, Petro Truck Stops, Comdata Fuel locations and Wingfoot Truck Care Centers, freight factoring service Freight Capital announced.  Freight Capital clients factoring their freight ...

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