Business
Government, Business

Personal Spending Jumps 0.8%

Consumer personal spending rose 0.8% in May, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Transport Topics
June 27, 2008
Business

Navistar Reports First-Half Profit; Will Resume NYSE Trading Monday

Truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp. Friday reported a first-half profit and said its shares will resume trading on the New York Stock Exchange Monday.

Transport Topics
June 27, 2008
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Safety

Rail, Intermodal Traffic Decline for Week

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Rail and intermodal traffic both plunged for the week ended Saturday compared with a year ago, in part due to Midwest flooding, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2008
Business, Safety

South Korea Lifts Ban on U.S. Beef

South Korea lifted a ban on U.S. beef imports Thursday, following weeks of protests in that country against such a move, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2008
Business, Logistics

Existing Home Sales Improve

Existing homes sales rose in May from a record low the previous month, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2008
Business, Equipment

Eaton Names Palchak Automotive Group CEO

Heavy-duty truck and auto components maker Eaton Corp. said Thursday it named Joseph Palchak chief executive officer of its automotive group.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2008
Business

Highway Fatalities Declining, Paper Says

U.S. highway fatalities have fallen sharply this year compared with a year ago, USA Today reported Thursday.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2008
Business

Oshkosh Forecasts Third-Quarter Loss

Specialty truck manufacturer Oshkosh Corp. said Thursday it expects to take a fiscal third-quarter loss, due to lower sales and a $175 million charge.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2008
Business

Jobless Claims Unchanged for Week

Initial jobless claims were unchanged last week from a week earlier, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2008
Government, Business, Fuel

Oil Jumps Past $137 a Barrel

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Crude oil prices jumped $3 Thursday to more than $137 a barrel on concerns that Libya may cut production and that European interest rates could push prices higher, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2008

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