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2014-03-07 16:20:17

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Salem, Mass.-based passenger carrier D'Boston Transportation, LLC, USDOT No. 2456132, to immediately cease all passenger transportation services due to widespread and serious noncompliance with federal safety regulations that has endangered the lives of its drivers, passengers and the motoring public. A closely related company,...

2014-03-06 23:03:00

Mack Trucks’ Macungie Cab and Vehicle Assembly plant and General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems’ Scranton operations are two of only 14 manufacturers in the United States to receive Superior Energy Performance (SEP) certification. University Park, PA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Two manufacturers working with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP) at Penn State have received certification from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for significantly reducing their...

2014-03-06 12:20:27

VANCOUVER, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today appointed Mr. Vince Ready to conduct an independent review directed at resolving issues that have contributed to disruption of trucking operations at Port Metro Vancouver. The efficient movement of goods through Port Metro Vancouver is critical to Canada's Asia Pacific Gateway and the national economy. Recent work stoppage by some members of the Port Metro Vancouver trucking community has...

2014-03-05 08:22:20

Freightliner to be the first OEM in North America to release FuelSense in medium-duty trucks, providing its customers with the best in fleet-wide fuel savings and productivity INDIANAPOLIS, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) announced the launch of a new fuel-efficiency package that can deliver up to 20 percent fuel savings at the NTEA 'Work Truck' conference today in Indianapolis. FuelSense(®) features automatically adapt shift schedules and torque, maximizing...

2014-03-05 08:21:50

More than 20 Years Experience Owning, Operating Class 8 Trucking Companies NEW CASTLE, Pa., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axion Power(TM) International, Inc. (OTC QB: AXPW), the developer of advanced lead-carbon PbC® batteries and energy storage systems, announced today that veteran trucking industry executive Dr. James A. Smith has been named a special consultant to the Company and liaison to ePower Engine Systems, effective immediately. Smith will report directly to Axion Power...

2014-03-04 16:20:58

ARLINGTON, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations officials criticized the Obama administration for proposing a budget that not only fails to recognize the realities of freight and passenger transportation, but offers nothing in the way of long-term stability for transportation funding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Today's proposed budget misses the mark when it comes to the transportation needs of the U.S....

2014-03-03 23:21:12

Troy Chemical Industries, a well-known specialty chemical company located in Burton, Ohio, will be an exhibitor at this year’s largest trucking industry trade show, the Mid-America Trucking Show, held in late March. Burton, Ohio (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Troy Chemical Industries, a Geauga County business that has focused on chemicals for the metal pretreatment, food processing and industrial markets for the last 40 years, has announced that they will be participating in the Mid-America...

2014-03-03 12:23:29

"Near-zero emissions and improved efficiency mark a key chapter in the clean diesel story." -Allen Schaeffer, Diesel Technology Forum LAS VEGAS, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The most advanced and efficient clean diesel equipment and technology for construction, industrial and farm use is being unveiled to the public for the first time at the international CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 convention. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO More than 120,000 visitors and 2,400...

2014-02-27 08:22:11

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransCore DAT (TransCore Commercial Services LLC), a subsidiary of Roper Industries (NYSE: ROP), announced today that it has officially changed its name to DAT Solutions LLC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140227/CL73279LOGO ) The new name reflects the business's expanding role as a provider of information solutions for the commercial transportation industry and distinguishes it from its sister company, TransCore, a leader in...

2014-02-26 16:21:40

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations' President and CEO Bill Graves issued the following statement on the Highway Trust Fund funding proposals put forth by President Obama and House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "It is heartening that both President Obama and Chairman Camp recognize the critical need for revenue to finance infrastructure improvements. While a...