Business
Business, Government, Autonomous

Dongfeng’s 1Q Profit Jumps 24%

Dongfeng Automobile Co. said its profit increased for a third straight quarter, rising 24% as China's surging economy boosted demand for trucks and other commercial vehicles, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
April 30, 2007
Business

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April 30, 2007
Business, Government

Personal Spending Climbs 0.3%

Consumer personal spending rose 0.3% in March, the Commerce Department said Monday.

Transport Topics
April 30, 2007
Business, Fuel, Autonomous

CVG’s First-Quarter Income Falls

Auto and truck parts supplier Commercial Vehicle Group said its first-quarter profit fell by 78% to $3 million or 14 cents a share, from $13.4 million or 62 cents last year.

Transport Topics
April 30, 2007
Business, Fuel, Autonomous

EPA Stance on SCR Earns Praise

Truck and engine makers said they were pleased with new guidelines on selective catalytic reduction technology issued by the U.S. EPA, despite some concerns.

April 30, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Control, Capacity Needs Boosts In-House Trucking

Shipper-owned fleets are growing in size and importance where companies see value in controlling transportation capacity and service levels.

April 30, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Mexican Trucks Suit Filed

A coalition of groups filed a federal lawsuit last week aimed at stopping the Bush administration’s plan to open the U.S. border to Mexican trucks.

April 30, 2007
Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Price Falls 2.6¢ to $2.851

The national average price of retail diesel slipped 2.6 cents to $2.851 a gallon last week, its first decline after three straight increases.

April 30, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Swift OKs Moyes’ Takeover

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Swift Transportation’s shareholders Friday approved a $2.5 billion bid by company founder Jerry Moyes to take the truckload carrier private, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
April 27, 2007
Business

Celadon's 3Q Profit Slips

Truckload carrier Celadon Group's net income fell to $3.9 million or 17 cents a share in its fiscal third quarter, down from $4.7 million or 20 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 27, 2007

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