Business
Business, Government

New Home Sales Drop 1.6%

New home sales fell 1.6% in May, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2007
Government, Business

Consumer Confidence Dips in June

U.S. consumer confidence declined this month, the New York-based Conference Board said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2007
Fuel, Business, Government

Diesel Gains 3¢ to $2.835; Gas Dips 2.7¢ to $2.982

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The average retail price of U.S. diesel fuel rose 3 cents $2.835 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday following its weekly price survey.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Equipment

OOIDA, C.R. England Claim Partial Victory in Class-Action Suit

Truckload carrier C.R. England and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association each claimed partial victory after a federal district court ruled on a case involving federal truth-in-leasing regulations.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

July 4 Travel to Reach Record, AAA Says

Despite continued high gasoline prices, a record 41.1 million Americans are expected to travel during the July 4 holiday week, up 0.8% over last year, AAA said.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Soot-Filter Makers Say Units Will Be Ready for Reefers Ahead of Calif. Retrofit Deadline

By Andrea Fischer, Staff Reporter
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June 26, 2007
Business

Hino to Build Medium-Duty Truck Plant in W.Va.

Japan's Hino Motors said it will spend $8.6 million to open a medium-duty truck assembly plant in West Virginia, which is scheduled to open in November.

June 25, 2007
Business

DHL Sets New N.Y.-Europe Service

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DHL Express said Monday it has started a new service from New York City to several major European destinations, including guaranteed arrivals by noon in Paris and Zurich, Switzerland.

Transport Topics
June 25, 2007
Business, Fuel

Volvo’s Five-Month Truck Sales Drop 10%

Sweden’s Volvo AB said its truck sales fell 10% first five months of the year, as U.S. deliveries plunged after stricter emissions standards made trucks more expensive, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
June 25, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Online Map Shows TSE Network

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The Texas Transportation Institute has put an interactive map online showing where truck stop electrification units are located nationwide.

Transport Topics
June 25, 2007

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