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Bush Threatens to Veto Bill Delaying Border Opening

Congress and the Bush administration clashed last week over a proposal to allow Mexican trucks into the United States in a year-long pilot project, with the Senate passing a series of restrictions to the plan and a pair of bills being introduced in the House aimed at stopping it.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
April 3, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Kitty Hawk’s 4Q Earnings Increase

Air freight and cargo company Kitty Hawk Inc. said Tuesday it earned $8.3 million or 15 cents a share in the fourth quarter, compared with a loss of $4.1 million or 8 cents a year earlier.

April 3, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Equipment

Strike Continues at Cummins Crosspoint

Negotiations between Teamsters and a distributor for diesel engine maker Cummins Inc. continued Tuesday, two days after workers at a West Virginia facility went on strike, the Associated Press reported.

April 3, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Air Cargo Shipments Dip 0.6%

Air cargo shipments inched up 0.6% in February, the Air Transport Association said late Monday.

April 3, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Opinion: Accidents Happen: Prepare Your Drivers

 

April 3, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Freightliner to Redesign Trucks in Response to EPA 2010 Rules

By Jonathan S. Reiskin, Associate News Editor

April 2, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Supreme Court Calls for Review of Greenhouse Gas Rules

The Supreme Court Monday ordered the federal government to take a new look at regulating carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles, in a rebuke to the Bush administration’s policy on global warming, the Associated Press reported.

April 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

ISM Manufacturing Index Declines in March

The Institute for Supply Management’s March manufacturing index slowed and costs rose to the highest since August, ISM said Monday.

April 2, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Editorial: Preparing for 2010

Just as the first new heavy-duty trucks equipped with engines that meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2007 emission standards are hitting the road, EPA reminded us of what’s to come in just a few years: another new generation of diesel engines.

April 2, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

UTi Worldwide’s 4Q, Full-Year Income Rise

Air and ocean freight forwarder UTi Worldwide's fourth-quarter net income rose to $23.6 million or 24 cents a share, from $9.7 million or 10 cents a year earlier.

April 2, 2007

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