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  • President Donald Trump lashed out at China and the European Union for their weak currencies and said a stronger dollar and rising interest rates are undermining America’s “competitive edge,” taking a fresh jab at the Federal Reserve. Stocks and the dollar fell.

  • ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Horton Holding Inc. will launch in September new variable-speed fan drives and fan blades designed to improve commercial vehicle cooling system performance and help engine makers meet the increasingly stringent requirements in Phase 2 of the federal greenhouse-gas regulations.

  • Almost every indicator points to an Amazon fulfillment center, or something like it, at an old Ohio mall near Akron.

  • It’s our hope that the executive order President Donald Trump signed last week to create the National Council for the American Worker will lead to an influx of new talent across the industry’s spectrum — from behind the wheel to behind the scenes.

  • The saying goes, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Ryan Wolcoff, a truck driver for SPAN Alaska, won’t have to put that idiom into practice. He succeeded on the first try.

  • Union Pacific Corp. on July 19 reported second-quarter net income of $1.51 billion, a 29% increase over $1.17 billion in the year-ago period.

  • Trucking industry executives joined President Donald Trump at the White House on July 19 for the signing of an executive order that establishes a council focused on increasing resources for workforce training.

  • Ports across the United States are reporting record volumes, but transportation officials are raising concern that economic tariffs being imposed against other countries by the Trump administration — and retaliatory efforts those nations are enacting in response — could affect the longer-term global trade outlook.