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Volkswagen Considers Buying Stake in Navistar

Navistar International Corp.

Volkswagen is in the “early stages” of considering whether to purchase a stake in Navistar, the maker of International brand trucks, Reuters reported Monday.

June 11, 2012
Business

Navistar Loses $172 Million in 2Q, Citing Engine Certification ‘Distraction’

Navistar International Corp. last week reported a $172 million loss in its second quarter, partly triggered by what its top executive said was “a lot of noise and speculation” about Environmental Protection Agency approval of its 13-liter engine, and reshuffled top management in a bid to restore profitability.

June 11, 2012
Business

ISM Services Index Improves

An index of the U.S. economy’s service sector improved in May, the Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday.

June 5, 2012
Business

ISM Manufacturing Index Slips in May

U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in May but showed continued expansion, the Institute for Supply Management said Friday.

June 1, 2012
Business

Delphi Seeking to Buy FCI Division

Vehicle components maker Delphi Automotive said it has entered “exclusive negotiations” to purchase FCI Group’s Motorized Vehicles Division for 765 million euro (about $972 million).

May 25, 2012
Business

Wabash Buys Bulk-Trailer Maker Walker Group

Trailer manufacturer Wabash National Corp. said it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Walker Group Holdings.

May 9, 2012
Business

Daimler, Cummins 1Q Earnings Increase, Show Gains in North American Market

Original equipment manufacturers Daimler AG and Cummins Inc. reported more success in North American truck markets during the year’s first quarter, compensating for problems in other parts of the world.

May 7, 2012
Business

Wabash National Posts Higher 1Q Profit

Wabash National Corp. reported a higher first-quarter profit as trailer shipments increased.

May 2, 2012
Business

ISM Manufacturing Index Improves in April

U.S. manufacturing activity accelerated in April, the Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday.

May 1, 2012
Business

Cummins’ 1Q Profit Rises on Strong Engine Sales

Bloomberg News

Truck engine and components maker Cummins Inc. on Tuesday said its first-quarter profit rose on higher sales.

May 1, 2012

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