NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana judge who struck down the Obama administration’s six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has reported extensive investments in the oil and gas industry, according to financial disclosure reports. He’s also a new member of a secret national security court.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Wabash National Corp. has started production on 350 new ArcticLite refrigerated van trailers for Frozen Food Express Industries Inc., the company reports. The production is scheduled to be completed by September.
COLUMBUS, Ind. — Net orders for heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles increased 84 percent in May 2010 compared to the same month last year, according to the market analysts at ACT Research Co.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is appealing to the world’s major economies not to waver in their efforts to support a sustained rebound from the near collapse of the global economic system in the fall of 2008.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot market freight availability increased by 216 percent in May, compared to the same month in 2009, according to TransCore’s North American Freight Index. This was the strongest volume for the month of May in at least 10 years, according to the company.