Business
Business

U.S. Auto Sales Fall 12% in March

U.S. automobile sales plunged 12% in March, the 10th downturn in the past 12 months, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
April 2, 2008
Business

U.S. Auto Sales Fall 12% in March

U.S. automobile sales plunged 12% in March, the 10th downturn in the past 12 months, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
April 2, 2008
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business

TravelCenters of America Reports 4Q Loss

Truck stop chain TravelCenters of America reported a net loss for the fourth quarter compared with a year earlier.

Transport Topics
April 2, 2008
Business, Government, Fuel

Oil Price Declines for Third Day

Edouard Gluck/Blooomberg News

Crude oil futures fell for a third straight day Tuesday, slipping briefly below $100 a barrel before closing at $100.98 on the New York Mercantile Exchange, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
April 1, 2008
Government, Business, Safety

NYC Council Passes Congestion-Fee Measure

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The New York City Council approved a proposal to charge drivers “congestion fees” in central Manhattan for the busiest times of the day, the New York Times reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
April 1, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Truckers Stage Some Slowdowns Over Diesel Prices

Truckers slowed to as low as 20 miles per hour on the New Jersey Turnpike on Tuesday, clogging the roadway as part of a nationwide protest against surging diesel fuel prices, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
April 1, 2008
Business, Fuel, Safety, Government

Estes Becomes TSA-Security Compliant for Air Cargo

Less-than-truckload carrier Estes Express Lines, Richmond, Va., said Monday it has become one of the first major LTL carriers to become Security Compliant with the Transportation Security Administration.

Transport Topics
April 1, 2008
Business, Safety, Government

Wash. State to Close Lanes on I-5 Near Bellingham

A stretch of Interstate 5 near Bellingham, Wash., will be reduced to as low as one lane on weeknights starting this week, and on weekends later this month, the Washington State Department of Transportation advised.

Transport Topics
April 1, 2008
Business, Logistics, Fuel, Government

Diesel Declines 2.5¢ to $3.964; Gasoline Climbs to Record $3.29

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Diesel’s national average pump price saw its first decline in two months, falling 2.5 cents Monday to $3.964 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported.

Transport Topics
April 1, 2008
Government, Business, Safety

Smid to Succeed Skarka as President of Yellow Transportation

Less-than-truckload carrier YRC Worldwide said Monday that Maynard Skarka is retiring as president of Yellow Transportation and will be replaced by Mike Smid, president of YRC’s North American Transportation unit.

Transport Topics
April 1, 2008

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