Equipment
Business, Equipment, Autonomous

Scania to Buy GM Component Plant in Sweden

Swedish truck maker Scania AB has reached agreement to buy a Swedish component plant owned by General Motors Corp., Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

Transport Topics
February 21, 2007
Business, Equipment

Goodyear Posts $358 Mln. 4Q Loss on Strike Impacts

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. reported Friday it lost $358 million in the fourth quarter due to a strike at 16 of its plants that reduced sales.

Transport Topics
February 16, 2007
Business, Equipment

Michelin Reports Lower Profit in 2006

Tire maker Michelin said Thursday it earned about $750 million or $5.20 a share in 2006, down from $1.17 billion or $8.04 in 2005.

Transport Topics
February 15, 2007
Business, Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Ryder to Boost Dividend 3 Cents to 21 Cents a Share in March

Ryder System said Monday its board approved a 3-cent increase in its dividend, boosting the payout to 21 cents a share.

Transport Topics
February 12, 2007
Business, Equipment

Bandag’s Fourth-Quarter Income Dips

Tire retreader Bandag Inc. reported fourth-quarter net income of $10.9 million or 56 cents a share, compared with $12 million or 62 cents a year earlier.

Transport Topics
February 8, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Technology Briefs — Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

Analyst Says More Ethanol Won’t Stem Consumption • Extol to Provide Software to C.R. England • J.B. Hunt Chooses PAR System for Reefer Tracking

February 5, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

SkyBitz, Stemco to Offer Mileage Readings for Trailer-Tracking System

Trailer-tracking technology maker SkyBitz Inc. and has teamed with Stemco LP to offer mileage readings in conjunction with real-time trailer tracking for commercial fleets and trailer leasing companies, the two said Monday.

Transport Topics
February 5, 2007
Business, Equipment, Autonomous

Diesel Engine Update: Some Carriers Are Warming to ’07 Models

While other carriers were debating whether to buy even one Class 8 truck with a 2007 EPA-certified engine, Mike Hasinec at Penske Truck Leasing Co. was knee-deep in testing 2007 engine performance.

Susan Hodges | Special to Transport Topics
February 5, 2007
Business, Fuel, Equipment

ArvinMeritor to Sell Emissions Technology Business for $310 Million

Components maker ArvinMeritor Inc. said Friday it plans to sell its emissions technologies business to a private equity firm for $310 million.

Transport Topics
February 2, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Ryder System’s Fourth-Quarter, Full-Year Income Rise

Ryder System’s fourth-quarter profit rose 12% to $65.8 million or $1.08 cents a share, from $58.8 million or 92 cents a year earlier.

February 2, 2007

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