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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,…

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    PC*MILER 14 Web-enabled

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    PRINCETON, N.J. – PC*Miler 14, the latest version of the routing software, has now merged with the information superhighway that is the Internet.Among the latest product lines are the Web-enabled PC*M…

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    Solo now re-man

    April 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Eaton has unveiled a remanufactured version of its 15.5-inch, heavy-duty Eaton Fuller Solo Clutch.”The same features are present in the remanufactured version,” says John Aldrich, s…

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    Eaton’s tracking

    April 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Eaton’s Trucking Information Services has released Tracking Advisor, a GIS-based vehicle tracking and fleet management product.The product, part of Eaton’s Fleet Advisor transportati…

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    Crude economics

    April 1, 2000 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    TORONTO, Ont. – Over the past few months, there’s been quite a furor over the price of fuel. There’s also been a lot of rhetoric. Depending on what camp you’re in, and how the rising price of fuel has…

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    The right time for grease?

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

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A new Recommended Practice for using semi-fluid grease in wheel ends is now the rule presented by the Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations. But the maintenance …

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    Seeing the light

    April 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – It turns out that Marvin the Martian isn’t the only one who wanted to zap you with a laser. Both Mack Trucks and Detroit Diesel have unveiled systems that will send engine data betw…

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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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    Historic GDP gains continue

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The freight volumes keep rolling ahead.Gross Domestic Product shot up 0.6 per cent in November, marking the 16th consecutive increase for the Canadian economy and continuing the longest…

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    Connecting the dot coms

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    In the sexy world of E-commerce, you can sit in the glow of a home computer and order up a storm on the Internet. Or, if you run a business, you can sell your goods in markets you never dreamed you’d …

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    Canada must push U.S. to ease border restrictions

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by David Bradley

    The saying that Canada moves by truck never rang more true than it does today, and nowhere is this more evident than with respect to trade.More than 70 per cent of Canada’s trade with the U.S. is ship…

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    Fuel for the ignition

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    There’s little doubt that many cold, blustery days lie ahead of us before leaves re-appear on the trees. And from the standpoint of fuel systems, it is imperative to ensure that all components are win…