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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.

July 3, 2008
Fuel, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Ryder Offers New GPS Tool

Ryder System

Ryder System is offering its customers a new high-tech tool to help its customers save fuel, the Miami Herald reported Monday.

June 23, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

IdleAire Can Proceed With Sale, Judge Rules

IdleAire Technologies Corp., which designs anti-idling systems for long-haul trucks at truck stops, can proceed with a proposed sale without an investigation, a judge ruled, Bloomberg reported Monday.

June 16, 2008
Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

Roadrunner Rebrands, Expands Services

Roadrunner Transportation Services, formerly known as Roadrunner Dawes Freight Systems, said Monday it has rebranded to reflect new offerings its third-party transportation logistics, supply-chain management, and truckload and less-than-truckload services.

June 16, 2008
Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

GPS Market to Reach $240 Billion in Five Years, Report Says

Global Positioning System location-finding and navigation services are generating increasing revenue as the satellite-based technology is embedded in a wider range of mobile devices, according to a report from the European firm ABI Research.

June 9, 2008
Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment

U.S. Xpress Completes Pinner Purchase

Truckload carrier U.S. Xpress Enterprises said its Xpress Global Systems subsidiary finalized its purchase of Pinner Transportation. Terms were not released.

June 2, 2008
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Iteris Reports Higher Income for Quarter, Fiscal Year

Iteris Inc., which makes lane-departure warning systems for the trucking industry, reported its fiscal fourth-quarter profit improved from a year ago.

June 2, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel, Technology

Letters to the Editor: Ban on Independents, Exporting U.S. Diesel, Ticketing Truckers, Fuel and Emissions

In response to the Los Angeles Port Authority’s looming ban on owner-operators, it never ceases to amaze me that our governmental bodies believe they have autonomous authority over all things.

May 28, 2008
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Williford to Lead Ryder’s Supply Chain Unit

Ryder System said Wednesday it appointed John Williford to serve in the newly created position of president of Ryder's global supply chain solutions unit.

May 28, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

IdleAire Files Chapter 11; Stations to Remain Open

IdleAire Technologies Corp.

IdleAire Technologies Corp., a designer of anti-idling systems for long-haul trucks at truck stops, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but its facilities will remain open to truckers, the company said Friday.

May 19, 2008

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