The Department of Transportation said it will delay its plan to allow Mexican trucks into the United States until U.S. trucks are allowed into Mexico, and that it will take public comments on the program this month.May 1, 2007
By Sean McNally, Senior Reporter
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Truckers around the country are having difficulty finding rest stops at which to park, and parking spots close to cities are especially hard to find, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.May 1, 2007
The Institute for Supply Management’s April manufacturing index rose at the fastest pace in almost a year, ISM said Tuesday.May 1, 2007
Canadian firm Contrans Income Fund’s first-quarter income dropped to C$8.1 million or 28 cents a unit, from C$9.7 million or 34 cents a year ago.May 1, 2007
A fiery explosion from a gasoline tanker crash in Oakland, Calif., over the weekend shut down parts of a major freeway and will pose transport problems for freight coming out of the busy Port of Oakland, news reports said.April 30, 2007
Construction spending rose 0.2% in March, the second straight monthly increase, the Commerce Department said Monday.April 30, 2007
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April 30, 2007
Dongfeng Automobile Co. said its profit increased for a third straight quarter, rising 24% as China's surging economy boosted demand for trucks and other commercial vehicles, Bloomberg reported.April 30, 2007
Consumer personal spending rose 0.3% in March, the Commerce Department said Monday.April 30, 2007