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    National Transportation Week awards

    July 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – In conjunction with National Transportation Week last month, several individuals and companies were honored with awards for their contributions to the trucking industry.Glen and Anne L…

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    Mack unveils a new business unit

    July 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. – Mack Trucks has created a new business unit – MackPower – that will manufacture, market and service a lineup of Mack diesel engines for a variety of commercial, industrial and mar…

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    Federal-Mogul to market Dialight

    July 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Federal-Mogul will exclusively market Dialight Corporation’s DiodeLite’s LED line for heavy-duty vehicles.”The alliance with Dialight enhances our position as an OEM systems suppli…

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    A view of the goo

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    ACTON, Ont. – It doesn’t take a chemical engineer to pull a dipstick and determine if the oil needs changing. And with today’s computer generated preventative maintenance schedules (PMs), it has actua…

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    U.S. wants to cut sulfur from diesel

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

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it wants the sulfur content of diesel fuel slashed by 97 per cent in six years, in the environmental regulator’s la…

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    Q&A THE INTERVIEW

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    MONTREAL, Que. – As members of the Quebec Trucking Association (QTA) milled around him, at their annual convention, executive vice-president Claude Pigeon stopped to talk about several issues concerni…

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    ‘Go for it’, Jordan tells Internet weary

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    DON MILLS, Ont. – Embrace the Internet because, if you don’t, it will steamroll over you, TruckLite’s Greg Jordan warned fleet managers attending the 37th annual Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar.”If…

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    International unveils camless engine

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    MELROSE PARK, Ill. – Cams begone.International recently unveiled a camless engine at its technical centre in Melrose Park, Ill., expanding on the electro-hydraulic platform at the heart of its low-pre…

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    Volvo, Mack identities will remain after deal, says Gigou

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    HAGERSTOWN, Pa. – Mack trucks will continue to have a separate identity once Renault VI’s truck business is sold to Volvo AB, Mack Trucks president and CEO Michel Gigou says. In fact, there are still …

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    Volvo buys Mack, Renault truck businesses

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, S.C. — Mack’s famous bulldog has a new master.Volvo AB has taken control of North America’s oldest trucking company, acquiring century-old Mack Trucks with its US $2-billion takeover of p…

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    Crime stoppers (May 01, 2000)

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    An estimated $1 billion worth of cargo goes missing in Canada every year, with most trailer thieves moving and unloading their ill-gotten gain in under 15 minutes. If a thief is motivated and has time…

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    Plug in, turn on and master your power

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Frank Condron

    Last summer, Cummins Engine Co. held its first Signature Appreciation Days at company headquarters, essentially a picnic for the owners of the chrome-topped Signature Series engines.Like any other pic…

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    Columnist, former student, remembers Art Joosse

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Blair Gough

    Maybe it’s a product of age or the fact I was born and raised in Hamilton, Ont. and that I attended school there. But I went straight to the obituaries in the Hamilton Spectator that Friday night.It j…

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    People (May 01, 2000)

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Neil A. Schilke, general director of engineering and product planning for GM of Canada Ltd., has been named as president of the Society for Automotive Engineers (SAE) International for 2001. He was se…

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    GDP rise continues

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Gross domestic product (GDP) advanced 0.5 per cent in January, marking the 18th consecutive monthly increase for a booming Canadian economy enjoying its longest growth cycle since 1961,…