Business
Business, Fuel, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Truck Officials Wrestle With In-Cab Systems for Monitoring Sophisticated Diesel Engines

Engine manufacturers and trucking officials said they recognize the need for onboard diagnostic systems to monitor the performance of emission-treatment systems because diesel engines are growing in complexity.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
January 4, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Con-way Lowers Fourth-Quarter Guidance

Transportation firm Con-way Inc. late Wednesday lowered its fourth-quarter 2006 earnings guidance due to a projected tonnage decline.

Transport Topics
January 4, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

TransForce Completes Acqusition of Trucking Firm Westfreight

Canadian transportation firm TransForce Income Fund said Thursday it completed its acquisition of Westfreight Systems and Westfreight Holdings (U.S.A.). Terms were not disclosed.

Transport Topics
January 4, 2007
Business, Government, Equipment

Goodyear to End Tire Production at Quebec Plant

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said Thursday it will end tire production at its facility in Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada, and convert the facility to a mixing plant.

Transport Topics
January 4, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

DHS Issues ‘TWIC’ Credentialing Rule for Port Workers

The Department of Homeland Security Wednesday issued its final rule under its Transportation Worker Identification Credential program for port security.

Transport Topics
January 4, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

ISM Services Index Falls in December

The economy’s service sector growth rate fell in December following two increases, the Institute for Supply Management reported Thursday.

Transport Topics
January 4, 2007
Business, Government

Factory Orders Rise 0.9% in November

Factory orders rose 0.9% in November, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.

Transport Topics
January 4, 2007
Business

Navistar Announces Five-Year, $1.3 Billion Loan

Navistar International Corp. said Thursday it has received a commitment for a five-year $1.3 billion loan.

Transport Topics
January 4, 2007
Business

New Unemployment Claims Jump 10,000 for Week

First-time U.S. jobless claims jumped 10,000 last week to 329,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
January 4, 2007
Business

Fed Minutes Cite Continued Inflation Concern

Federal Reserve officials said inflation was a top concern at their Dec. 12 meeting, according to minutes of the Fed’s Dec. 12 meeting released Wednesday.

Transport Topics
January 3, 2007

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