WATERMAN, Ill. — The Waterman Lions Club’s 19th annual Summerfest and Antique Tractor and Truck Show will be July 20 at Waterman Lions Park in Waterman.
RACINE, Wis. — Case IH’s beginnings are closely linked with those of the American economy, as pioneers moved West and new farms were established to feed the growing population centers in the East.
PENFIELD, Ill. — The I&I Antique Tractor and Gas Engine Club started in 1976 at the Bill White farm, south of Alvin. The five founding members of the club were: Bill White, Harvey Phillips, Dave, Daniel and Richard Allison.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana State Police are imploring drivers to stop disregarding school buses that have stopped to pick up or drop off students.
PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler proposed on May 27 to merge with France’s Renault to create the world’s third-biggest automaker and combine their investments in the race to make new electric and autonomous vehicles.
Small luxury SUVs are one of the fastest-growing luxury vehicle types in recent years. They already represent 21.8% of luxury vehicles sold this year, according to Edmunds data. In 2009, they were just 8.7%.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A transportation company is betting its sleek new hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicles will someday serve as taxis, cargo carriers and ambulances of the sky, but experts say they will have to clear a number of regulatory hurdles before being approved for takeoff years…
ROANOKE, Ind. (AP) — General Motors Co. plans to invest $24 million at its Fort Wayne Assembly plant in northeastern Indiana to boost production of full-size trucks.
PHOENIX (AP) — A self-driving truck company has partnered with the U.S. Postal Service to test autonomous technology on the long-haul route between Phoenix and Dallas.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A semi-trailer hauling honey overturned on a northwestern Indiana highway, spilling some of the sticky substance and restricting travel for hours.
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A judge will not consider requests from a dead farmer’s relatives to impose prison time when she sentences “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules for leaving the scene of the accident that killed the man, she ruled May 21.
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Country music star Travis Tritt said his tour bus was “sideswiped” in a multi-vehicle crash that left two people dead in South Carolina.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Angelle Vanderwarf is the type of girl who doesn’t mind picking up a wrench and getting her hands dirty, despite her manicured and glitter-painted nails.
FRANKFORT, Ind. — AgroEcoPower announced a strategic partnership with Performance Ag Indiana to deliver software tuning modifications to the agricultural industry in Indiana.
BEACH PARK, Ill. — The Lake County Health Department is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate the health impacts of an anhydrous ammonia spill that occurred in Beach Park on April 25.
LAGRANGE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities in a northeastern Indiana county are launching an effort to crack down on motorists who pass stopped school buses.
BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — A tractor driver was towing tanks of ammonia from a farm in Wisconsin to a farm in Illinois when the chemical leaked, creating a toxic gas cloud that injured dozens of people in a Chicago suburb, authorities said April 26.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — A school bus driver. An art teacher. A college student. The three women from different backgrounds have the same goal: to get their Class A Commercial Drivers License and drive big rigs.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Historical Society is bringing a traveling exhibit devoted to Indiana’s rich automotive and racing heritage to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Car shoppers often spend too much. But the culprit isn’t necessarily shady dealership practices, deceptive advertising or plain old bad luck. Instead, many simply end up buying more vehicle than they actually need.
DALESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of drivers have filed tort claims seeking money from the state of Indiana after their cars were damaged while driving on a 15-mile, pothole-afflicted section of Interstate 69.
NOKOMIS, Ill. — On April 13, Aumann Auctions Inc. will be offering a rare opportunity to own a piece of American History — the 1925 Ford 5/8 size tractor that Henry Ford built for his grandchildren will be offered to the public.
WASHINGTON — A new study released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture finds greenhouse gas emissions from corn-based ethanol are about 39% lower than gasoline.
CASEY, Ill. (AP) — Police say a livestock hauler ran off the road and overturned on Interstate 70 in eastern Illinois, setting about 3,000 piglets loose.
GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot was presumed dead after a small plane hit power lines and crashed in a farm field in northern Indiana.
CHICAGO (AP) — Ford Motor Co. plans to invest $1 billion and add 500 jobs at its plants in Chicago as the automaker launches three new SUVs.
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors posted an $8.1 billion net profit for 2018, fueled by better prices for vehicles sold in the United States, its most lucrative market.
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota’s fiscal third quarter profit plunged to $12.6 billion, about a fifth of what the Japanese automaker earned the previous year, despite relatively solid sales, the Japanese automaker said.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Daimler said Feb. 6 that fourth-quarter net profit fell 49 percent to $1.87 billion as its Mercedes-Benz luxury car business was buffeted by trade conflict, diesel woes and costs for developing new models and technologies.
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co.’s fiscal third-quarter profit fell 71 percent from a year earlier as growing incentives, an unfavorable exchange rate and flat vehicle sales offset gains from cost cuts, the company said.
DETROIT (AP) — Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler Vans, Mercedes and Ferrari are recalling about 1.7 million vehicles to replace potentially deadly air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan.
PLYMOUTH, Ind. (AP) — No charges will be filed in the death of a 13-year-old Indiana boy who was killed when a truck rear-ended a school bus in December.
CROTHERSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Police say a Michigan man driving in Indiana got out of his disabled pickup truck and was struck and killed on Interstate 65.
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling 1.7 million vehicles in North America to replace potentially deadly Takata front passenger air bag inflators.
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling more than 953,000 vehicles worldwide to replace Takata passenger air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Ford Motor Co. said Jan. 10 it is cutting jobs in Europe as it reshapes its business to focus on more profitable commercial trucks and SUVs while shifting production to electric cars over the longer term.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A group of truck drivers is suing Indiana’s governor over a 35 percent fee increase placed on large trucks that use the Indiana Toll Road.
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors strengthened its pretax profit estimate for 2018 and predicted even stronger performance for this year as it executives made a presentation to investors on Jan. 11.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiat Chrysler agreed on Jan. 10 to pay hundreds of millions of dollars, including a $300 million fine to the U.S. government, to settle allegations that the Italian-American automaker cheated on emissions tests.
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana fire department has donated a firetruck to a southern Indiana department that lost three trucks and other equipment in a fire at its station.