Business
Business

Deutsche Post Reports Profit Dip in Preliminary ’06 Statement

Deutsche Post AG, parent of DHL Americas, reported a 14% drop in its 2006 profit after it reduced its stake in the Deutsche Postbank financial-services unit, Bloomberg reported Thursday.

Transport Topics
February 22, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

House Panel Criticizes DOT for Pushing Privatization

WASHINGTON — Leading members of the House Subcommittee on Transit and Highways from both parties sharply criticized the Department of Transportation’s recent push toward privatization and public-private partnerships.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
February 22, 2007
Business, Equipment, Autonomous

Scania to Buy GM Component Plant in Sweden

Swedish truck maker Scania AB has reached agreement to buy a Swedish component plant owned by General Motors Corp., Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

Transport Topics
February 21, 2007
Business

Fed Minutes Show Inflation as Continued Top Concern

Federal Reserve officials, as they have in previous meetings, said inflation was their top concern at their meeting in late January, according to the minutes of the meeting released Wednesday.

Transport Topics
February 21, 2007
Business, Government

Leading Economic Indicators Rise 0.1% in January

An index of leading economic indicators rose for a second straight month in January, climbing 0.1%, the New York-based Conference Board reported Wednesday.

Transport Topics
February 21, 2007
Business, Fuel, Logistics, Government

Diesel Rises for Third Straight Week, Climbing 1.5 Cents to $2.491

The average national retail price of diesel fuel rose 1.5 cents to $2.491 a gallon, the Energy Department reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
February 21, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

ATA’s Graves Criticizes Privatization Trend on CNBC

American Trucking Associations President Bill Graves criticized the growing trend of privatization of toll roads on CNBC’s “Street Signs” program Tuesday.

Transport Topics
February 21, 2007
Business, Government

Consumer Price Index Gains 0.2% in January

U.S. consumer prices rose 0.2% in January following December’s 0.4% rise, the Labor Department said Wednesday.

Transport Topics
February 21, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

Security & Safety Briefs — Feb. 15 - Feb. 21

Idaho Bill to Raise Truck Speeds to 70 MPH Fails • Railroad Administration to Set HOS Rules • ATA Backs Medical Certificate/CDL Merger • Driver Passport Teams With CSSG

February 21, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

ATA Official Says Responses Prepared to Pending HOS Rulings

ARLINGTON, Va. — With a pair of lawsuits challenging federal driver work rules still pending, American Trucking Associations officials have begun preparing responses to the rulings.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
February 21, 2007

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