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    Fuel hikes like Russian roulette

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,In regards to the volatile and somewhat crude prices for a barrel of goo:The lowly independent operators are left to bear the burden of the decisions of OPEC as well as American price fixi…

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    Does Big Brother run the Cyber CB

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,Did you get hit with the Y2K bug a little late? Your new format for Cyber CB (at www.trucknews.com) seems to verify this. I’ll admit I’m not a computer whiz, but I can generally search aro…

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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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    Class & Truck Sales Comparison

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OctoberNovemberDecemberJanuaryFebruary19982,425…

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    You aren’t alone

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    SANTIAGO, Chile – Take heart that you aren’t alone in this hemisphere.Truckers, bus drivers and cab drivers are threatening to walk off the job in Chile, as their government refuses to repeal a 16 per…

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    Sunshine offered Christmas lights

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,The Sunshine Parade of Lights made its second annual presentation Dec. 18, 1999 at 7 p.m. in the city of Thunder Bay, Ont. This is a totally unique event and was started and dedicated to c…

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    Industry faces used truck crisis: Hebe

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – A “virtual crisis” in North America’s used truck market could shake the very foundation of the trucking industry, Freightliner president Jim Hebe warns. And to solve it, he’s calling …

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    B.C. enforcing RTAC wheelbase

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – A number of carriers were issued $85 tickets in British Columbia recently for exceeding the RTAC wheelbase standard. The standard limits the distance between the king pin and the cen…

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    Eaton to build transmissions in Mexico

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Eaton Corp.’s Truck Components Operations has selected a site at the Tres Naciones Industrial Park in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, for the location of its new manufacturing plant to bui…

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    Mack centennial trailer to tour

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. – Mack Trucks has unveiled the Mack Centennial Trailer Exhibit as part of its year-long centennial anniversary celebration.The exhibit is a mobile museum that integrates custom vide…

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    class 7

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    ManufacturerFordFreightlinerGeneral MotorsKenworthMackNavistar Int.

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    Nameplate preferences

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    H ard-charging Volvo has been the clear winner in market share gain in the Class 8 market over the past three years while Freightliner continues to hold the lead and Navistar International remains a s…

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    Potatoes focus of border dispute

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    FLORENCEVILLE, N.B. – Truck drivers in New Brunswick are beginning to balk at the chance to ship potatoes, now that U.S. Customs has begun to turn back some of the shipments that have already been app…

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    class 6

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    ManufacturerFordFreightlinerGeneral MotorsNavistar Int.Hino…

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    Quebec loggers win deals after shutdowns

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    LAC ST-JEAN, Que. – As protests over fuel costs began to emerge in eastern Canada, it was Quebec’s logging trucks that saw the first signs of relief from the price of the liquid gold.It began early in…