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    Meritor is approaching its vision: Yost

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor is on its way to fulfilling its vision, chairman and chief executive officer Larry Yost proclaimed at the company’s recent annual shareowners’ meeting.”We’re well on our way to a…

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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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    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…

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    Rolling arks

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    Harvey Cheney isn’t about to fall asleep at the wheel. Sentry would never let him.Cheney’s Kenworth needs only to kiss the edge of a rumble strip to send the little Lhasa Apso into a barking frenzy. H…

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    N.S. government playing with fire

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,As a person involved in dealing with rates with customers, I think our present government of Nova Scotia is playing with fire by not paying the fuel surcharge requested by the Truckers Ass…

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    Problem-plagued

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    MONTREAL, Que. – Ninety-six percent of surveyed truckers are dissatisfied with their work, according to results found in a report on the Forum on General Trucking, obtained by Truck News. The report a…

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    Leo bids farewell to our readers

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Where does the time go? Back in May 1996, Truck News offered drivers a space in their paper where we could vent our frustrations and opinions. While it might have been my name at the top of the page, …

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    enough already

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Lou Smyrlis

    I bet the federal government is pretty proud of itself for ordering a $600,000 study to examine pricing practices in Canada’s oil and gas industry. Considering how upset the public, not to mention tru…

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    Truck blockade grips Maritimes for two days

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by John G. Smith

    FORT LAWRENCE, N.B. – Hundreds of truckers started their equipment for the first time in two days on Feb. 22, ending a blockade that had paralyzed commercial traffic trying to cross the border of Nova…

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    EC extends its review of Scania sale

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – The European Commission has extended its review of Volvo AB’s takeover of Scania AB, claiming that the truck makers have withheld information.European Competition Commissioner Mari…

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    HOSED!

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by John G. Smith

    MATTAWA, Ont. – Gyslain LeMelin is staring at a harsh economic reality.Fuel prices have taken such a dramatic jump in recent weeks that he actually loses money whenever he takes a load. And while his …

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    Province awaits word on tolls

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    FREDERICTON, N.B. – A decision on whether to remove the tolls from a four-lane highway linking Fredericton and Moncton is close, but not final. New Brunswick’s Premier Bernard Lord told the provincial…

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    Freightliner recall

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Almost 3,000 Freightliner tractors have been recalled by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after it was determined that leaky hubcap vents could result in whee…

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    It’s time for shippers to work as partners

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by David Bradley

    Ed: No other lobbyist in the trucking industry has David Bradley’s profile. Love him or hate him, he never leaves any question about the stance of the associations he represents. Seldom is a major nat…