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Aerodynamic Peterbilt Model 579 EPIQ Offered in Daycab Configurations

October 4, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, Image, News
Aerodynamic Peterbilt Model 579 EPIQ Offered in Daycab Configurations

Based on the success of the aerodynamic Model 579 EPIQ sleeper truck, Peterbilt has introduced the aerodynamic, fuel efficient Model 579 EPIQ daycab. Peterbilt Motors Co. announced the new model during the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition, which ends today in Las Vegas. “Fleets wanting to operate fuel-efficient daycabs have [...]

ATA Recognizes State Trucking Executives for Service to Industry

October 4, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

The American Trucking Associations honored 14 trucking association executives for their distinguished service to the industry during this week’s Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas. “One of the strengths of ATA is our federation — our industry’s presence in every state capital through our state association partners and across [...]

Trucking Industry Leaders Open MCE 2016 Exhibit Hall in Las Vegas

October 3, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology
ATA Chairman Pat Thomas cuts the ribbon opening the Exhibition Hall in Las Vegas.

American Trucking Associations (ATA) President and CEO Chris Spear, along with the federation’s incoming and outgoing chairmen, cut the ribbon to open the Management Conference & Exhibition’s grand exhibit hall, which got underway this weekend in Las Vegas, Nev. “The important work of moving America’s freight, and representing America’s trucking [...]

International Rolls Out All-new LT Series Class 8 Trucks

October 3, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Owner Operators
International Rolls Out All-new LT Series Class 8 Trucks

International Truck last week launched the International LT Series — its new flagship line of Class 8 over-the-road trucks developed through driver-centric design and featuring advanced technologies that the truckmaker claims deliver fuel efficiency, uptime and driver appeal. Bill Kozek, president of truck and parts for Navistar, said, “This new [...]

ATA Names Teletrac Navman as a Featured Product Provider

September 27, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
ATA Names Teletrac Navman as a Featured Product Provider

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has announced that Teletrac Navman — a global leader in GPS tracking and fleet management solutions — is now an ATA Featured Product provider. “Creating a more driver-friendly experience in the cab of the truck is a challenge that the trucking industry will always seek [...]

Goodyear Accepts Nominations for Trucking’s Highway Hero Award

September 23, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Safety
Goodyear Accepts Nominations for Trucking’s Highway Hero Award

There is still time to nominate candidates for the Goodyear Highway Hero Award, which honors professional truck drivers who put themselves in harm’s way to help others. Goodyear is accepting nominations for its 34th Highway Hero Award through Nov. 29, 2016. To nominate a truck driver for the Goodyear Highway [...]

Eric Vos a Repeat Winner as TMCSuperTech 2016 Grand Champion

September 22, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology
Eric Vos a Repeat Winner as TMCSuperTech 2016 Grand Champion

The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) has announced that FedEx Freight’s Eric Vos has repeated as Grand Champion of the National Technician Skills Competition, TMCSuperTech. “For 12 years, TMCSuperTech has provided an opportunity to recognize the outstanding work of our industry’s technicians and this year was [...]

Ryder Honored for $1 Million Pledge to the Red Cross Disaster Program

September 20, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Ryder Honored for $1 Million Pledge to the Red Cross Disaster Program

Ryder System Inc., has been recognized by the American Red Cross for supporting the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP). Ryder is also mobilizing its employees across North America to participate in this month’s National Preparedness Month as the company leverages this opportunity to promote and increase awareness around the importance [...]

ATA Introduces Zonar as Newest ATA Featured Product Provider

September 20, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology
ATA Introduces Zonar as Newest ATA Featured Product Provider

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has announced Zonar, an industry leader in smart fleet technologies, as an ATA Featured Product Provider. “Technology and connectivity continue to shape the future of the trucking industry by improving safety performance, reducing emissions and increasing productivity,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “Throughout [...]

Competition Gets Underway at TMC Truck Tech Skills Event

September 19, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology
Competition Gets Underway at TMC Truck Tech Skills Event

Action began Sunday at the American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council’s National Technician Skills Competition — TMCSuperTech — being held at the Raleigh Convention Center, in Raleigh, N.C. “When we held the first TMCSuperTech 12 years ago, we hoped it would grow into an event like this,” said Carl [...]