Business
Government, Business

Consumer Confidence Falls in January

Consumer confidence declined in January, the New York-based Conference Board said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
January 29, 2008
Business

Paccar’s 4Q Income Falls

Kenworth Truck Co.

Heavy-duty truck maker Paccar Inc. said Tuesday its fourth-quarter profit fell to $261.1 million, or 71 cents per share, from $380.5 million, or $1.01 per share, a year earlier.

Transport Topics
January 29, 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, Government

December Durable Goods Orders Jump 5.2%

Durable goods orders jumped 5.2% in December, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
January 29, 2008
Business, Logistics

Canadian Pacific’s Fourth-Quarter Income Gains

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. said Tuesday its fourth-quarter net income rose to C$342.3 million, or C$2.21 per share, compared with C95 cents, in the previous fourth quarter.

Transport Topics
January 29, 2008
Fuel, Business, Government, Autonomous

Corporate Express to Use Biodiesel Blend

Corporate Express US said Monday it is now fueling the majority of its 45-truck delivery fleets in Colorado and Kansas with a 20% blend of biodiesel fuel.

Transport Topics
January 28, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

Trucks, Autos Facing Higher Tolls, Paper Says

Drivers around the country will see big hikes in toll fees this year for roads, bridges and tunnels, USA Today reported Monday.

Transport Topics
January 28, 2008
Business

YRC Reports Fourth-Quarter Loss

YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide Monday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $735.8 million, or $12.99 a share, as it took a charges on writing down its acquisitions.

Transport Topics
January 28, 2008
Business, Government

New Home Sales Drop for 2007 Is Lowest on Record

New home sales fell 4.7% in December, capping the biggest annual decline on record, the Commerce Department said Monday.

Transport Topics
January 28, 2008
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Con-way TL Selects Qualcomm as New Communications System

Herb Schmidt, president of Con-way Truckload, said the carrier will replace its Geologic mobile communications equipment with Qualcomm’s OmniVision system.

January 28, 2008
Business, Government

Trucking Hopeful for Gains

Congress, President Bush and the Federal Reserve agreed last week to several dramatic moves aimed at stimulating the U.S. economy, and trucking industry officials said they hoped the actions would boost the fortunes of freight haulers.

January 28, 2008

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