Equipment
Business, Government, Equipment

Cummins, Chrysler Set Contract Extension

Cummins Inc. announced a multi-year extension of its current agreement with Chrysler Group, continuing a partnership that began 21 years ago.

Transport Topics
February 4, 2010
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Ryder’s 4Q Income Declines

Ryder System

Ryder System’s fourth-quarter profit fell to $8.2 million, or 15 cents a share, from $10.6 million, or 19 cents, a year earlier.

Transport Topics
February 3, 2010
Business, Equipment

ArvinMeritor Reports Improved Fiscal 1Q

Truck components maker ArvinMeritor Inc. said Tuesday its fiscal first-quarter was break-even, compared with loss of $961 million, or $13.29 a share, a year ago, which included $856 million in write-downs.

Transport Topics
February 2, 2010
Business, Government, Equipment

Cummins’ Fourth-Quarter Profit Jumps to $270 Million

Diesel engine maker Cummins Inc. said Tuesday its profit jumped in the fourth quarter due in part to strong sales in China, India and Brazil.

Transport Topics
February 2, 2010
Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Bose Corp. Unveils Sophisticated Truck Seat Designed to Ease Wear and Tear on Drivers

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Bose Corp., the acoustics company best known for its high-end audio equipment and noise-canceling headphones, last week unveiled a sophisticated heavy-duty truck seat designed to ease the wear and tear on drivers.

February 1, 2010
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

GE Exits Truck Trailer-Tracking Business

I.D. Systems Inc., Hackensack, N.J., paid $15 million in cash to purchase General Electric Co.’s trailer-tracking business, Asset Intelligence LLC, the companies announced.

February 1, 2010
Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Bose Enters Trucking Sector With High-Tech Seat

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Audio products maker Bose Corp. has jumped into the trucking sector, unveiling a high-tech seat for over-the-road drivers to combat road vibration.

January 27, 2010
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Landstar’s 4Q Income Declines

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Truckload carrier Landstar System said late Wednesday its fourth-quarter net income fell to $18.6 million, or 37 cents a share, from $24.6 million, or 47 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
January 27, 2010
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Iteris’ Income Decreases in Fiscal 3Q

Iteris Inc., which makes lane-departure warning systems for the trucking industry, said Thursday its fiscal third-quarter profit decreased from a year ago.

Transport Topics
January 26, 2010
Business, Equipment

Eaton’s 4Q Profit Improves

Eaton Corp.

Vehicle parts manufacturer Eaton Corp. said Monday its fourth-quarter profit rose 29% from a year ago and that it expects its markets to grow 5% this year.

Transport Topics
January 25, 2010

Pages