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Business, Equipment

Goodyear’s Second-Quarter Income Rises

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s second-quarter profit rose to $56 million or 26 cents a share, from $2 million or 1 cent last year.

Transport Topics
July 26, 2007
Business, Government, Equipment

ArvinMeritor to Close Ontario Plant

Heavy-duty components maker ArvinMeritor said Wednesday it would close a truck parts assembly plant in Ontario, Canada, in November.

Transport Topics
July 26, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Hill Says FMCSA to Begin Pilot Program of Compliance Review System Next Year

WASHINGTON — John Hill, head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, said the agency expects to launch a pilot program of its overhauled compliance review and safety rating process during 2008.

July 25, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Ryder’s 2Q Profit Dips 7%

Ryder System said Wednesday its second-quarter profit dipped 7% to $65.3 million or $1.07 a share, from $70.3 million or $1.13 a year ago.

Transport Topics
July 25, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Pittsburgh Logistics Launches Truckload Van Service

Pittsburgh Logistics Systems said Monday that its freight division has begun to offer truckload van service for general commodities, in addition to its flatbed service.

Transport Topics
July 23, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Equipment

Officials Say APU Technology Not Ready to Meet Planned Calif. Regulation

By Andrea Fischer, Staff Reporter

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July 23, 2007
Business, Equipment

June Truck Sales Plunge 57.9%

Class 8 June truck sales plummeted by 57.9% from a year ago to the lowest level since March 2003, when the last sales bust after a regulation-induced pre-buy was ending.

July 23, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Landstar’s 2Q Profit Rises

Truckload carrier Landstar System said Thursday its second-quarter net income rose to $29.7 million or 53 cents a share, from $29.5 million or 50 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
July 19, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment

Pennsylvania Gov. Rendell Signs Transportation Measure

Pennsylvania Gov. Ed. Rendell (D) signed a bill into law Wednesday to put nearly $1 billion on average in annual funding for the state’s roads, bridges and public transit systems.

Transport Topics
July 18, 2007
Business, Fuel, Safety, Logistics, Government, Technology, Equipment

Trucking Groups Back Tax Breaks for Onboard Power Units

American Trucking Associations and the Canadian Trucking Alliance Tuesday urged state and provincial governments to revise their fuel tax systems to encourage truckers to use truck idling reduction technology.

Transport Topics
July 17, 2007

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