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    DETROIT DIESEL LAUNCHES EXHAUST AFTERTREATMENT SYSTEM

    February 5, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    DETROIT, Mich. — Detroit Diesel has begun selling a new exhaust aftertreatment system, developed in cooperation wi…

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    GUSTAFSON QUITS AS HEAD OF VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA

    February 5, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America Inc. president and chief executive officer Marc Gustafson has resign…

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    LONELY LIGHT BOLSTERS SAFETY ON TCH

    February 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    VIRDEN, Man. — The installation of the only traffic light on the Trans-Canada Highway between Brandon and the outs…

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    Manac buys manufacturer Fabrex

    February 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    BOUCHERVILLE, Que. – Canadian semitrailer manufacturer Manac has spent $9 million to acquire various assets of Trois-Rivieres-based trailer builder Fabrex. The transaction includes the acquisition of …

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    BC FERRIES OFFERS TRUCKERS BLENDED RATE

    January 15, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    LANGLEY, B.C. — The British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) has negotiated a year-round flat fee for commerci…

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    EDMONTON TRUCKER WINS PRESTIGIOUS SCHOLARSHIP

    January 12, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta. — Denise Houle has hauled everything from chickens to dynamite from one end of North America to th…

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    TRAIN TRAILER CLARIFIES WABASH RELATIONSHIP

    January 11, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Train Trailer, an independently owned trailer leasing and rental dealership, will continue to…

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    NEW ONT.-QUE. WEIGHTS AND DIMENSIONS NOW IN EFFECT

    January 3, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    QUEEN’S PARK, Ont. — New weights and dimensions laws aimed at bringing Ontario and Quebec one step closer to harmo…

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    MANAC ACQUIRES SEMITRAILER MANUFACTURER FABREX

    January 2, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    BOUCHERVILLE, Que. — Canadian semitrailer manufacturer Manac has spent $9 million to acquire various assets of Tro…

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    Pits and polish

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

    TORONTO, Ont. – It’s billed as the thunder by the lake, this Molson Indy that descends on Toronto’s waterfront every July. And tens of thousands converge on one of the highest profile racing events in…

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    More class:

    April 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.-Both Peterbilt and Kenworth are beefing up their presence in the medium-duty market. This market is expected to heat up with the change to more regional distribution patterns that will…

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    Trimac buys U.S.-based DSI

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. – Trimac Transportation has purchased Initial DSI Transports Inc. (DSI) from United Transport America for approximately US $68.3 million. The deal closed on Jan. 18.DSI, headquartered i…

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    Driver controls were nothing new

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,Re: Blair Gough’s Industry Insight, “Deregulation didn’t mean unsafe trucks.”I am writing in response to Blair Gough’s comment in the July issue of Truck News.In his second-last paragraph,…

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    Too much stress put on raw rookie truckers

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor, I listened with some interest to a CBC Radio interview with David Bradley regarding the shortage of truck drivers facing this country.The driver shortage will continue and get much worse …