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Cars wait to enter the United States from Tijuana, Mexico through the San Ysidro port of entry in San Diego.

Portions of Interstates 5 and 805 that run south of State Route 905 in California will be completely closed through Sept. 25, according to the General Services Administration.

Equipping large trucks with advanced safety technologies has the potential to prevent up to 63,000 truck-related crashes each year, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Dana Inc. named Christophe Dominiak its new chief technology officer, it said. introduced a less-than-truckload option for its CargoShield insurance product, it said.

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. agreed to acquire Germany-based Ventech Systems GmbH, a supplier of automated tire inspection technology it has worked with for three years, from Grenzebach Maschinenbau GmbH, it said.

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