Government
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Dips to $2.676

The U.S. average retail price of diesel fuel dipped by 0.5 cent to $2.676 a gallon last week, its second straight tiny decline, the Department of Energy said.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
April 2, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Parts of D.C. Beltway to Close Friday Night for Construction

Several parts of the Capital Beltway, Interstate 95/495 near Washington, D.C., will be closed temporarily this weekend due to scheduled work, the Maryland State Highway Administration said.

Transport Topics
April 1, 2007
Government

Michelin Plans $300 Million Investment in China Tire Plant

Tire maker Michelin said plans to invest $300 million to make tires in China, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
March 30, 2007
Business, Government

FedEx to Boost Capital Investment by 20%

FedEx Corp.

FedEx Corp. will boost its plant and equipment investment by 15% to 20% in fiscal 2008 to expand in China, add new jets and add new stores to its FedEx Kinko's chain , Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
March 29, 2007
Government

Fourth-Quarter GDP Revised Upward to 2.5%

The U.S. economy grew at a 2.5% rate in the fourth quarter, higher than previously reported, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
March 29, 2007
Business, Government, Autonomous

Letters to the Editor: Opening the Border

This Mexican truck program is contrary to everything the United States should be doing.

March 28, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Safety & Security Briefs — March 22 - March 28

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March 28, 2007
Business, Government, Fuel, Autonomous

Crude Oil Prices Continue to Rise, Topping $64 a Barrel

Crude oil futures rose to more than $64 a barrel in early trading Wednesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the seventh straight trading day of increases, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
March 28, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Ambassador Bridge Plans to Be Reviewed by Michigan DOT

The owner of the bridge that connects Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, has applied for $1 billion in U.S. bonds to help pay for a new twin span, and the state agency that will help make that decision is a chief competitor in building a new bridge, the Detroit News reported.

Transport Topics
March 28, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

Security & Safety Briefs

Con-way Exec Named to FMCSA Safety Committee • Ford Recalls Medium-Duty Trucks • Ontario Trucking Sets Plan to Recover Stolen Cargo

March 28, 2007

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