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Eaton 2Q earnings surge on higher sales

Eaton 2Q earnings surge on higher sales

CLEVELAND — Diversified manufacturer Eaton Corp. reported a surge in second-quarter profits Wednesday as global sales increased 16 percent over the same period last year when the entire industry was hammered by the recession.

ArvinMeritor broadens investment in Michigan technical center

ArvinMeritor broadens investment in Michigan technical center

TROY, Mich. — ArvinMeritor Inc. says it plans to invest $23 million over the next five years to expand its advanced technologies capabilities at its technical center in Troy, Mich. This project is expected to create 125 jobs at the company by 2014.

TA, Petro locations renovate driver showers

TA, Petro locations renovate driver showers

WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America LLC has recently renovated driver showers across its TA and Petro Stopping Center locations with new amenities for the best possible driver shower experience.

Heavy-duty truck orders continue to rise

Heavy-duty truck orders continue to rise

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Net orders for heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles reached the highest level of the year in June, posting an increase of 93 percent compared to June of 2009, according to the market analysts at ACT Research Co. (ACT).

Home construction sinks to lowest level since Oct.

Home construction sinks to lowest level since Oct.

WASHINGTON — Home construction plunged last month to the lowest level since October as the economy remained weak and demand for housing plummeted.

Heartland Express 2Q profit falls but revenue up

Heartland Express 2Q profit falls but revenue up

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — Truckload carrier Heartland Express Inc. said Monday its second-quarter earnings fell 5 percent as it booked lower interest income and paid more in taxes, but results topped expectations as the company said keeping trucks off the roads has helped pricing amid weak demand.

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