Industry briefs

Rebates available on anti-idling equipment in STEP program

| February 21, 2012

An ongoing electrification project still has funds to give rebates on anti-idling equipment for owner-operators of on medium- and heavy-duty trucks and fleets, executives with Shorepower Technologies and Eugene, Ore.-based nonprofit Cascade Sierra Solutions said ...

Con-way picks Drivers of the Month

| February 21, 2012

Con-way Truckload announced the winners of its Drivers of the Month recognition for January 2012.

Pilot plaza opens in Ontario

| February 21, 2012

A new travel plaza has opened in Lancaster, Ontario, at 20382 Old Highway 2, on exit 814 off Highway 401, the Pilot Flying J franchise says. The 13,000-square-foot travel center features high-speed 10 diesel islands along ...

NATSO remembers Chuck Bosselman

| February 21, 2012

The national truckstop organization, NATSO, honored the late Chuck Bosselman with the Hall of Fame award at its annual convention in Las Vegas. Bosselman, chairman of Bosselman Family of Companies, died in January at age 67. ...

Arrow offers warranty program

| February 21, 2012

A 90-day, 25,000-mile warranty is now available on 2005 or newer Class 8 and medium-duty trucks, Kansas City, Mo.-based Arrow Truck Sales announced. The warranty program, ConfidencePlus, offers coverage on the truck’s engine, transmission, rear ends, ...

Fontaine to start Renew flatbed rebuilding program

Jack Roberts | February 21, 2012

Fontaine announced at the TMC Spring Meeting in Tampa, Fla., that it is leveraging its long-established military refurbishing business to offer the Renew flatbed trailer rebuilding program for owner-operators and truck fleets. Todd Anderson, Renew program ...

Great Dane announces national part, service support program

Jack Roberts | February 21, 2012

Great Dane announced at the TMC Spring Meeting in Tampa that it is dramatically expanding its existing national account program. The new AdvantEdge customer support program will provide enrolled members nationwide parts and service support ...

Million Point Giveaway contestants announced

| February 19, 2012

  Joe Holler, of Des Moines, Iowa, with 250,000 points is the grand prize winner of the Uni-Maxx Maxxcare Million Point Giveaway, Goodyear Truck Tires announced. There were 900,000 total winning points. The promotion was offered from ...

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