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Navistar Acquires EGR Valve Technology

Navistar Inc. said Tuesday it has acquired some assets from Holley Performance Products, including intellectual property rights for valve technology used on exhaust gas recirculation systems.

January 19, 2010
Business, Technology, Logistics

BlueGrace Logistics Launches iPhone App for Shipping Quotes

BlueGrace Logistics said that it has launched an iPhone application for calculating shipping quotes from multiple carriers.

January 15, 2010
Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment

More Technologies Are Ready for the Cab, But Regulatory, Business Hurdles Remain

Automated vehicle tracking is now accessible to more fleets than ever before, as providers pack the technology into small — but powerful — hardware. However, economic and regulatory concerns are keeping older systems firmly entrenched in the trucking industry.

January 11, 2010
Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

New Record-Keeping System More Stringent Than SafeStat

As part of its Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 program, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is introducing its new record-keeping system known as SMS, or safety management system.

January 7, 2010
Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Agrees to Delay Chassis Rule Six Months to Set Up Database System

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said it was delaying some intermodal chassis safety requirements for six months to give operators of that equipment more time to create a database to track the condition of each chassis.

January 4, 2010
Business, Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Technology May Help Solve Congestion for Trucking

A recent study by one of the world’s largest makers of Global Positioning System navigation devices has concluded that Seattle is the most traffic-clogged city in the United States.

January 4, 2010
Business, Government, Safety, Technology

Truckload Drivers Staying Put

Driver turnover at large truckload carriers fell in the third quarter to 43% a year, the lowest level since American Trucking Associations began tracking the data in 1995.

January 4, 2010
Business, Equipment, Technology, Safety

Manufacturers to Discuss Changing Industry at Heavy Duty Dialogue, Aftermarket Week

Manufacturers and distributors of truck parts and systems are scheduled to discuss the changes coming to the industry during the next decade as they gather in Las Vegas Jan. 18-21 for a pair of heavy-duty events.

January 4, 2010
Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Agrees to Delay Chassis Rule Six Months to Set Up Database System

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said it was delaying some intermodal chassis safety requirements for six months to give operators of that equipment more time to create a database to track the condition of each chassis.

December 30, 2009
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Dohrn Transfer to Install PeopleNet’s Onboard Units

PeopleNet said regional less-than-truckload carrier Dohrn Transfer Co. will begin installing its onboard technology system in January.

December 29, 2009

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