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Business, Equipment

Accuride Posts 4Q Profit, Annual Loss

Improving North American trucks sales led parts maker Accuride Corp. to post a fourth-quarter profit but a net loss for the year, the Evansville, Ind., company said.

Transport Topics
March 1, 2012
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

ATA Supports EOBR Rule in Court Brief

American Trucking Associations has defended the federal government’s moves to encourage the use of electronic onboard recorders among trucking fleets in a brief filed in federal court.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
February 28, 2012
Business, Equipment

Cooper Tire Reports Higher 4Q Profit, Resolves Labor Dispute

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. reported a fourth-quarter profit and said it reached agreement with the United Steelworkers union ending a three-month lockout at an Ohio plant.

Transport Topics
February 28, 2012
Business, Equipment, Autonomous

2011 Class 8 Fleet Declines Despite Jump in Registrations

The total U.S. Class 8 fleet dropped 2.1% in the 4th quarter of 2011 compared with the last quarter of 2010, as fleets continued to squeeze out their oldest trucks to bring freight capacity more into alignment with available loads, according to R.L. Polk & Co.

February 27, 2012
Business, Equipment

Commercial Vehicle Group’s Income Jumps

Commercial Vehicle Group’s fourth-quarter and full-year income jumped on increases in the North American Class 8 heavy-duty truck and global construction markets.

Transport Topics
February 23, 2012
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA to Hold EOBR Listening Session at MATS

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will hear public comments at the Mid-America Trucking Show next month about the potential that drivers using electronic onboard recorders could be harassed by the carriers they drive for.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
February 22, 2012
Business, Equipment

TMC Gives Five Silver Spark Plug Awards

TAMPA, Fla. — The Technology & Maintenance Council gave one fleet executive and four associate members its Silver Spark Plug Award for career achievement at TMC’s annual meeting being held here this week.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 22, 2012
Business, Equipment

Dana’s 4Q, Full-Year Earnings Improve

Component maker Dana Holding Corp. said its fourth-quarter and full-year income both improved, on higher vehicle production and acquisitions.

Transport Topics
February 21, 2012
Business, Government, Safety, Equipment, Autonomous

Class 6-7 Vehicles Help For-Hire Fleets Diversify, Save, Squeeze Into Metro Areas

Class 8 tractors have long been the standard for U.S. for-hire carriers, yet for certain service lines, even the most venerable of heavy-duty fleets are now buying Class 6 and 7 trucks and sometimes even smaller cargo vans.

February 20, 2012
Business, Equipment

Goodyear Posts 4Q, Full-Year Profit on Higher Sales

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. reported a fourth-quarter profit compared with a loss a year earlier, as sales rose for the quarter and full year.

Transport Topics
February 14, 2012

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