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    Cat maintains dividend rate

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar Inc. has declared a cash dividend of US $32.5 per share on its common stock.The dividend will be payable on or after Feb. 19, to stockholders of record at the close of busin…

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    Meritor trims LVS

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor Automotive has sold its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) sun visor operations (to Grupo Antolin-Vosges S.A.S. of France), marking the second chunk of the division to be sold off in as…

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    Volvo VNs among designs of the decade

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks North America and the VN Series tractors were recently recognized at the Designs of the Decade award ceremony sponsored by the Industrial Designers Society of America (…

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    Volvo Trucks’ deliveries jump

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    STOCKHLOM, Sweden – Volvo Trucks’ delivery totals for the first three quarters of the year totaled 70,000 tractors worldwide.Sales showed the following distribution: Europe 34,333 (’99), 33,806 (’98)…

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    PNV.net IPO slips

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – PNV.net, formerly Park’N’View, enjoyed a strong debut on the stock market before later slipping several dollars.PNVN, as the company is know by traders, provides bundled telecomm…

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    Provincial retail sales by truck GVW

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

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    Our harmony hopes return

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – With hopes for a national deal on weights and dimensions long since stale, word is beginning to emerge about a potential harmonizing deal between Ontario and Quebec. And talks are set …

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    Conduct reviews begin this spring

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    MONTREAL, Que. – In March or April of the new year, Quebec’s new evaluation mechanism will go into high gear. It’s just a matter of getting all the chips in order.The exact date when reviews of owner …

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    Road rambling columnist makes his debut

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Dave Holleman

    I have been asked by the great folks at Truck News to offer a monthly opinion on the state of the industry from my perspective behind the wheel. And I consider it a privilege to be able to share the i…

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    Thinking bigger

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

    Is there a copy of the Financial Post in your sleeper? Do you wear a three-piece suit when changing the oil? Have you crammed a desk and wood paneling into your sleeper?Even if you aren’t related to t…

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    Future crossings should be faster, easier

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Lou Smyrlis

    TORONTO, Ont. – New technologies and approaches to border crossings currently being considered by governments on both sides of the 49th promise to make transborder hauls a much less time-consuming and…

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    RPS says “Tie one on” for MADD

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – For the second year in a row, small-parcel courier RPS Ltd. is teaming up with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to sponsor the organization’s annual Project Red Ribbon “Tie one…

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    Help O/Os survive

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,I am writing about an age-old but growing problem – unscrupulous companies that routinely steal from their owner/operators. Governments don’t seem to want to protect the hard-working O/Os….

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    Crime stoppers (January 01, 2000)

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) has fed $25,000 to Crime Stoppers as part of a new three-pronged strategy to help combat cargo theft in the province.”The rise of equipment and c…

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    Truckers aren’t heard in Oakville

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor, Re: Oakville, Ont. residents who are protesting the lack of enforcement of truck bans on Trafalgar Road.I was born and raised in this town, and as far back as I can remember, Trafalgar Ro…