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  • CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. _ Covenant Transportation Group Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $3.6 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 19 cents per share. Covenant Transportation shares have risen roughly 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PHOENIX _ Knight Transportation Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $24.7 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 30 cents per share. Knight Transportation shares have increased 19 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. _ Patriot Transportation Holding Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $1.4 million. Patriot Transportation shares have declined almost 6 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Patriot Transportation, Earnings Report.

  • TONTITOWN, Ark. _ P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $4 million. On a per-share basis, the Tontitown, Arkansas- based company said it had profit of 61 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WASHINGTON, July 26- A driver killed in the May 7 crash of a Tesla Motors Inc car while using Autopilot driving-assist software was exceeding the speed limit, U.S. highway safety investigators said on Tuesday in a preliminary report that did not state a probable cause. The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said its preliminary findings showed the Model S...

  • WASHINGTON, July 26- A driver killed in the May 7 crash of a Tesla Motors Inc car while using Autopilot driving-assist software was speeding, U.S. highway safety investigators said on Tuesday in a preliminary report that did not state a probable cause. The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said its preliminary findings showed the Model S was traveling at...

  • BRUSSELS, July 26- The European Commission will launch an arbitration procedure to resolve a dispute between Norwegian Air Shuttle and U.S. regulators over the budget carrier's wish to fly to the United States from Ireland, two sources said. Norwegian's Irish subsidiary, Norwegian Air International, applied for permission to operate flights to the United...

  • Data downloaded from the Tesla Model S shows the vehicle was traveling at 74 mph in a 65- mph zone on a divided highway in Williston, Florida, near Gainesville, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report. The driver, Joshua Brown, 40, a tech company owner from Canton, Ohio, was using the sedan's cruise control and lane-keeping features at...

  • BRUSSELS, July 26- The European Commission will launch an arbitration procedure to resolve a dispute between Norwegian Air Shuttle and U.S. regulators over the budget carrier's wish to fly to the United States from Ireland, two sources said. Norwegian's Irish subsidiary applied for permission to operate flights to the United States more than two years ago, but...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— A new Democratic plan to raise the state's gas tax by 23 cents a gallon while cutting other taxes is "dead on arrival," Gov. Christie, a Republican, shot down a proposal unveiled Friday by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto. "I reviewed this weekend the Democrats' latest plan to fund the Transportation Trust Fund through a...

  • TORONTO, July 25- Canada will take older tank cars out of crude-by-rail service much earlier than originally planned, its transport minister said on Monday, in the government's latest move to toughen rail safety after a deadly 2013 crash. The decision, which moves Canada's retrofit schedule further ahead of the United States, was partly prompted by a sharp drop...

  • WASHINGTON, July 25- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday paved the way for new curbs on emissions from passenger jets by ruling that greenhouse gases from airplanes endanger public health. The finding, which requires the EPA to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft under the federal Clean Air Act, removes a hurdle to implementing...

  • WASHINGTON, July 25- The United States and Mexico agreed to put into force a new air transportation agreement that is expected to boost travel and clear the way for any city to have direct airline service to the neighboring nation, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday. The agreement will allow "increased market access for passenger and cargo...

  • WASHINGTON, July 25- The U.S. The endangerment finding triggers the EPA to start a rule- making process for a greenhouse gas emission standard for aircraft. The EPA said the standard would be "at least as stringent" as one developed by the U.N. International Civil Aviation Organization.

  • TORONTO, July 25- Canada will take older tank cars out of crude-by-rail service much earlier than originally planned, the government said on Monday, in its latest move to toughen rail safety after a deadly 2013 crash. Both types of cars will now be taken out of service by Nov. 1, 2016, said Delphine Denis, a spokeswoman with the office of Transport Minister Marc...

  • WASHINGTON, July 25- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday finalized its determination that greenhouse gases from airplanes endangers public health, a decision that requires the agency to regulate emissions from U.S. aircraft. The endangerment finding triggers the EPA to start a rule- making process for greenhouse gas emission standard for...

  • RAWLINS, Wyo.— Wyoming's plan for improving its highways originally included widening, straightening and rebuilding its more than 7,000 miles of federal roads and maintaining about 2,000 bridges. The Wyoming Transportation Department's goal now is to keep roadways from getting worse. The primary funding for Wyoming highway construction and maintenance...

  • WASHINGTON, July 22- The Environmental Protection Agency will as soon as Monday finalize a scientific finding that greenhouse gases from aviation endanger human health, obligating the United States to regulate emissions from commercial aircraft, sources told Reuters. The EPA did not immediately respond on Friday to confirm the timing.

  • Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, both Democrats, announced a deal Friday that also would phase out the estate tax and make other tax cuts. New Jersey's Senate president says he's confident a new proposal that boosts the state gas tax by 23 cents a gallon to fund transportation projects can get a veto-proof majority in both...

  • NEW YORK, July 22- General Electric Co on Friday reported a sharp rise in adjusted net income in the second quarter, as its aviation, healthcare and power businesses countered weak demand for oil and gas and transportation equipment. The figure included a gain of 20 cents a share from the sale of GE's appliances business to Qingdao Haier Co Ltd, which closed in June.