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May 01, 2008

The big picture

Not at all unlike auto giants GM and Ford-- and diesel engine maker Cummins among other manufacturers serving trucking here-- North American-based....More
Apr 30, 2008

Steer clear!

How many times have you passed a state trooper or other police officer dealing with a trucker or motorist stopped on the side of the road-- and we....More
Apr 28, 2008

Kerkorian likes Ford's better idea

It was just last week that Ford Motor Co. surprised many by reporting strong first-quarter results. Ford's long-term strategy of emphasizing global....More
Apr 25, 2008

Modec: Moving up!

It seems like just yesterday I was first introduced to the Modec-- an electric truck headed to the U.S. from England-- by a rather eccentric and yet....More
Apr 23, 2008

Pain at the pump

Like so many other things-- good and otherwise-- occurring anew in modern-day America, it's happening first in the Golden State. Four-buck-a-gallon....More
Jan 31, 2008

Isuzu: Trucks only

In the very early '80s, yours truly was dispatched to Vegas (back when the town still seemed to have a Rat Packer or two floating around) for a very....More
Jan 29, 2008

Blame it on Bib

Though much slimmer than he once was, Bibendum-- a.ka. The Michelin Man-- is big enough to conceal secrets when he chooses. Then again good old Bib (....More
Jan 25, 2008

Back to... the past

Everybody pulled his weight. Gee our old LaSalle ran great. Those were the days. --from "Those Were The Days," lyric by Charles Stouse and Lee Adams....More
Jan 17, 2008

He thinks... he acts!

OK, now we can get off Ben Bernanke's back. According to The Wall Street Journal this morning, the Fed chairman has "endorsed a 'quickly' implemented....More
Jan 15, 2008

A bridge too weak

Almost six months after the horrible collapse of the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis, the finger of blame is being pointed at a design flaw--....More
Jan 10, 2008

Ya think, Ben, ya think?

Sometimes you got to wonder what people, including high-powered eggheads in Washington, are thinking. News item: This afternoon The Wall Sreet....More
Jan 04, 2008

The happy warriors

Oh to be in the Granite State this morning! For a political junkie like me, last night was what the World Series, the Super Bowl and the college ball....More
Dec 17, 2007

Busy guy

Jim Hoffa, general president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) is no doubt a busy guy, especially these days what with a....More
Dec 05, 2007

Nightmare before Christmas

Based on the cold hard economic news that is peppering us like ice pellets of late, Santa Claus must be planning on delivering nothing but coal this....More
Nov 15, 2007

Hybrids happening

It seems only yesterday the only hybrid on any highway was a Toyota Prius or two. Now around where I live, you can see phalanxes of Priuses on any....More
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