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    Shippers cool to idea of CN-IC merger

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – December’s announcement by Canadian National and Burlington Northern Sante Fe of their proposed merger gave shipper groups on both sides of the issue something to stew over heading into…

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    BC Rail off track, say truckers

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. – The British Columbia Trucking Association has gone on the offensive against BC Rail, accusing the railway of undercutting the rates charged by for-hire truckers.”In a free marke…

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    Clarke, CN launch logistics joint venture

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Clarke Inc. and Canadian National (CN) have launched a new third-party logistics joint venture they claim offers shippers seamless rail and over-the-road freight transportation and log…

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    Meritor reports continued growth

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. — Meritor Automotive has reported double-digit earnings growth for its ninth consecutive quarter.Meritor sales for the fiscal quarter ending Dec. 31, 1999 hit $1.1 billion with a net inco…

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    People (February 01, 2000)

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Grant Brothers Sales’ traditional division has announced the appointment of Brad Chesney as district manager for Northern Alberta, based in the Edmonton area.The Snap-on/Sun Equipment Division has an…

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    Michelin retreads coming to Canada

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

    MONTREAL, Que. – Michelin Retread Technologies’ first Canadian franchise will officially be open for business in March, once full production begins at Robert Bernard TRM Ltd. of St-Paul d’Abbotsford, …

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    The price you pay

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Lou Smyrlis

    OTTAWA, Ont. – How much are you willing to sacrifice for financial security?A lot, it seems, if you’re the typical company driver employed by a for-hire carrier in this country. The results of a recen…

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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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    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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    Comdata ready for Y2K

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Comdata says you need not worry about the Millennium Bug now that its fuel and cash advance system has been tested and found to be ready for the Year 2000.”Comdata has taken every a…

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    Dana facility earns award

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TOLEDO, Ohio – Dana’s Spicer Heavy Axle and Brake facility in Morganton, N.C., has received the 1999 North Carolina Quality Leadership Award.”This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication …