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  • Feature Transportation

    Pay rates less than in 1986

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,Recently, I decided to back on the road as a professional driver again after being off the road for over 10 years. I discovered that company drivers are not getting as much as I paid my dr…

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    DaimlerChrysler breaks records

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – DaimlerChrysler broke sales and revenue records for 1999 at its commercial vehicle division.DaimlerChrysler revenues also rose by more than 15 per cent in 1999 to more than $26 b…

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    Freightliner opens in Steinbach

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    STEINBACH, Man. – Freightliner Manitoba recently opened a new four-bay service facility on Hwy. 12 north in Steinbach, Man. In addition to handling all Freightliner warranty repairs, the shop is also …

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    Vehicle Recalls

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Transport Canada has announced the following vehicle recalls:1999 Volvo WX – (dual steer heavy-duty Class 8 vehicles) These vehicles do not comply with C.M.V.S.S. 121 – Air Brake Systems. The front st…

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    CTA postpones strategy meeting

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance has canceled plans for a special strategy meeting looking at the state of the trucking industry, and will, instead, address the issue during an extended a…

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    Exxon Mobil declares dividend

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    IRVING, Texas – Exxon Mobil has declared a cash dividend of US 44 cents per share on common stock, payable on March 10 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 11. Exxon and Mobil’s merger was effective N…

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    B.C. to test Rocky Mountain doubles

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – After years of negotiations, the ICBC has finally agreed to allow limited movement of Rocky Mountain double truck combinations not exceeding 31 metres along the 40-km stretch of Hwy….

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    no sign of trouble

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Many truck manufacturers believe they overreacted to the initial burst of demand in 1999 and overpopulated the market. Just as important an issue is a market glut that is driving the prices of used tr…

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    Crimestoppers seeking help

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Bandits recently made away with a tractor and trailer on Feb. 8, driving through a receiving door and a chain link gate to make their escape.Crime Stoppers and detectives from the Cargo Theft Unit of …

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    Advance Engineering dealer for Kalyn

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    CONCORD, Ont. – Gary Wasny, vice president of Canadian Dealer Sales for Kalyn Siebert Canada, has announced that Advance Engineering Products Ltd. in Concord, Ont. will be the dealer for the company’s…

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    class 6

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    ManufacturerFordFreightlinerGeneral MotorsNavistar Int.Hino…

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    a proud history

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Canadian carriers bought 30,984 Class 8 trucks last year, marking the third straight record-breaking year. In fact, sales could have hit the 35,000 mark had they not been held back by limited plant ca…

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    TRUCKING SHOW REPORT

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    HEAVY DUTY TRUCKSKenworth showcases futureKenworth is continuing its practice of looking ahead with its T2000 High-Tech truck – a showcase of gadgets to come. And if this year’s model is any indicatio…

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    Inspectors get training in self-defence

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Inspectors employed by Alberta infrastructure recently completed the same self-defense training course given to police officers. In addition, they have also been issued with bullet-p…

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    Millennium suite gets upgrade

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Michelin North America has upgraded two modules of its Millennium Suite tire business management software.BIB NET, the Internet-supported dealer network, offers information about or…