Equipment
Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment

Virginia DOT Updates 511 System, Software

The Virginia Department of Transportation said Aug. 1 it has updated its 511 road-information system to include improvements suggested by users.

Transport Topics
August 13, 2007
Business, Equipment

Truck Demand Poised for Rebound, Says ArvinMeritor's McClure

The head of auto parts supplier ArvinMeritor said the company is seeing more interest in its heavy-duty truck components, a signal that truck demand couldrise  toward the end of the year, Bloomberg News reported.

Transport Topics
August 8, 2007
Business, Equipment

Goodyear Appoints Schmitz CFO

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio, said Tuesday it appointed Mark Schmitz its new chief financial officer.

Transport Topics
August 7, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Telargo to Provide Telematics System for LeasePlan USA

Fleet management services firm Telargo Inc. said Monday it will provide telematics systems for vehicle leasing company LeasePlan USA, Alpharetta, Georgia.

Transport Topics
August 7, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Equipment

Cooper Tire's 2Q Income Improves

Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. said Monday its net income rose to $17.6 million or 28 cents a share, compared with a net loss of $21 million or 34 cents a share a year ago.

Transport Topics
August 6, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Company Wins FMCSA Contract to Help Truckers Find Parking

Foster-Miller Inc. said Tuesday it was awarded a $396,000 contract from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to develop an automated system to help long-haul truckers find available parking.

Transport Topics
August 1, 2007
Business, Logistics, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Schneider to Use Oracle Software System

Truckload carrier Schneider National has selected Oracle to supply infrastructure software for its integrated transaction and data enterprise software system, Oracle said Monday.

Transport Topics
July 30, 2007
Business, Equipment

ArvinMeritor Reports $70 Mln. 3Q Loss

Components maker ArvinMeritor Inc. said Monday it took a $70 million loss in its third fiscal quarter, due primarily to weakness in the heavy-duty truck market.

Transport Topics
July 30, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Congress Set to Revive SSRS

The Single State Registration System for trucking, which supposedly was put to rest at the beginning of this year, could make a brief, albeit costly, return because of legislation expected to pass Congress this month.

July 30, 2007
Business, Equipment

Cummins Income Dips; Company Boosts Outlook

Diesel engine maker Cummins Inc. said Thursday its second-quarter profit dipped 3%, though sales reached a record and the company sharply boosted its earnings guidance.

Transport Topics
July 26, 2007

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