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Judge Sides With California Trucking Association, Issues Preliminary Injunction in AB 5 Fight
A federal judge in San Diego on Jan. 16 issued a preliminary injunction against the trucking component of a California law that would restrict how independent workers can be classified by companies. The judge’s ruling means the state of California cannot implement the law as it pertains to the trucking industry.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2020 4:45 PM
IPhone Manufacturer Wades Into Electric Cars With Fiat Venture
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the iPhone assembler that’s part of Foxconn Technology Group, plans to establish a joint venture with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to develop and make electric vehicles in China.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2020 4:30 PM
TA Express Truck Stop Opens in Kilgore, Texas
TravelCenters of America announced Jan. 15 it has opened a new TA Express truck stop in Kilgore, Texas.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2020 4:00 PM
Alliant Reconfigures $46.5 Million Freight Hub Project in Iowa
Shifting market needs and ballooning costs led Alliant Energy Transportation to revamp a multimillion-dollar intermodal project on nearly 75 acres it owns, northwest of Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2020 2:30 PM
Alabama to Fund 31 Road Projects With $7 Million From Increased Fuel Tax
Alabama cities and counties will get $7 million from the state’s increased fuel tax to help fund 31 road projects, Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Transportation announced Jan. 16.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2020 2:15 PM
European Carmakers Grow Charging Network for Electrics
FRANKFURT, Germany — European automakers’ network of highway charging stations for battery-powered vehicles is taking shape ahead of an expected surge in electric car sales as manufacturers strive to meet new emission limits.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2020 1:15 PM
Senate Passes USMCA Trade Deal
A new trade deal with Canada and Mexico was approved in the U.S. Senate on Jan. 16, marking a significant accomplishment for President Donald Trump on his long-discussed desire to update the Clinton-era North American Free Trade Agreement.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2020 12:45 PM
Palladium, Used in Catalytic Converters, Soaring Again
The palladium rally continues to defy all expectations.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2020 12:00 PM
Renault-Nissan Alliance Being Rebuilt After Carlos Ghosn Era
Renault SA Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said the two-decade automotive partnership with Nissan Motor Co. has moved on from the Carlos Ghosn era, dismissing reports it’s in danger of collapse and signaling the “anguish” of last year is over.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2020 11:30 AM
Nissan Punishes More Managers After Carlos Ghosn Probe
Nissan Motor Co. has revealed more details of an exhaustive probe into Carlos Ghosn, a week after its fugitive former leader accused the Japanese carmaker of being behind the plot to have him arrested.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2020 11:15 AM

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