Monthly Archives: December 2008

Merry Christmas

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An enclosed Accurate auto transporter burns

This is from wsav.com 3 on your side and Wtoc.com channel 11: The fire shut down a portion of I-95 for several hours, putting traffic at a standstill. “A car pointed at my back on the trailer. I thought it … Continue reading

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Carhauler burns in Canada

According to the story on cp24 news in Toronto this auto transporter burned while parked in a railyard.

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Layoff at Unimark

Sounds like there was a large layoff at Unimark. You can read about it on the auto truck blog

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Drivers have a challenge to work in the cold winter weather

This Hunsky auto transport driver was dealing with a frozen air line that was keeping his air suspension from inflating. Fortunately he was an experienced driver that knew what to do.

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The stronger you build them the harder they wreck

Before the were crush zones and back when there was no plastic on cars the impact must have be jarring!

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More green paint turning black!

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UAW refuses to make necessary concessions for Big 3 bailout

According to Yahoo News : Congress killed a $14 billion package to aid struggling U.S. automakers Thursday night after a partisan dispute over union wage cuts derailed a last-ditch effort to revive the emergency aid before year’s end. Republicans refused … Continue reading

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KAR Holdings (ADESA) hires new CEO for Automotive Finance Corporation (AFC)

According th their press release: “Don Gottwald has been named AFC’s new president and CEO, effective immediately. Gottwald will report directly to KAR Holdings, Inc.’s Chairman and CEO, Brian Clingen.”

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Central Dispatch accused of data mining!

Is this still happening, or are they behaving now? A while back I complained that Central Dispatch would not allow a connection from the assignment page on Central to the carrier’s EZDispatch progam. Now that very feature is at the … Continue reading

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