WARRENVILLE, Ill. — Navistar Defense LLC, a unit of Navistar International LLC, said Tuesday that it received a $752 million contract to supply the U.S. military with 1,050 of its International MaxxPro Dash Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Freight traffic on U.S. railroads registered small gains in comparison with 2009 levels during the week ended February 6, but continued to trail levels reported in 2008, the Association of American Railroads reported today.
DES MOINES, Iowa — John Ruan, one of Iowa's most powerful businessmen who built a national trucking company and led a redevelopment of downtown Des Moines, died Saturday. He was 96.
WASHINGTON — Retail sales posted a better-than-expected increase in January, a welcome development that could mean stronger economic growth in coming months.
COLUMBUS, Ind. — Trends in the economy and transportation sector continue to point to strengthening in the truck transportation sector in the second half of 2010, which will then lead to stronger demand for commercial vehicles late in the year and into 2011, according to market analyst ACT Research Co.