Business
Government, Business

Employment Index Declines, Conference Board Says

An employment trends index declined in June, the New York-based Conference Board said Monday.

Transport Topics
July 7, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Technology

First Atlantic Hurricane Forms; Unlikely to Affect Gulf Oil Platforms

The first hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season formed Monday, but forecasts put it on a track that would not affect Gulf of Mexico oil platforms, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
July 7, 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, Government

Oil Dips Following Record High

Edouard Gluck/Blooomberg News

Oil fell in early trading from last week’s record high, but its continued climb has prompted some analysts to predict the price could jump to $200 a barrel this year, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

Transport Topics
July 7, 2008
Government, Business, Safety

Editorial: Good News, Relatively Speaking

At a time when good news is in notably short supply, it’s nice to be able to report several positive stories on this week’s front page.

July 7, 2008
Business, Safety

May Truck Tonnage Rises 3.3%

U.S. truck tonnage grew by 3.3% in May — the seventh straight monthly increase — according to a preliminary report from American Trucking Associations.

July 7, 2008
Government, Business, Safety

CVSA Finds Fewer Violations During Annual Roadcheck

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance said 23.9% of the 52,345 vehicles that underwent comprehensive inspections during Roadcheck last month were placed out of service, the lowest percentage in the program’s 21-year history.

July 7, 2008
Business

Navistar Returns to NYSE; Posts $162 Mln. First-Half Profit

After a notable hiatus, truck maker Navistar International Corp. has returned both to profitability and to the New York Stock Exchange.

July 7, 2008
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Dips for Week; Falls 7.8¢ in June

The average price of a gallon of retail diesel dipped 0.3 cent last week, to $4.645, making June only the second month so far in 2008 during which the average did not rise, the Department of Energy reported.

July 7, 2008
Business, Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Nokia Gets Antitrust Approval for Navteq Acquisition

Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia received European antitrust approval to complete its $8.1 billion purchase of Navteq Corp., a Chicago-based provider of digital maps for in-vehicle navigation systems.

Transport Topics
July 3, 2008
Business, Equipment, Safety

ArvinMeritor to Acquire European Remanufacturer

Heavy-duty components maker ArvinMeritor Inc. said it will buy Trucktechnic, a Belgium-based remanufacturer and distributor of commercial vehicle disc and foundation brakes and components.

Transport Topics
July 3, 2008

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