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Moving Stories: Car sales up 60 percent in China; can Wall Street fund transportation? Oil trucks as Idaho's enemy

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 - 08:34 AM

Auto sales soar 60 percent in China this August, up across rest of Asia, too (Reuters)

Federal rulemaking to ban text messaging for commercial drivers clears another hurdle (Landline)

Can Wall Street fund a new transportation bill?  You bet, says Majority Whip Jim Clyburn.  Wants 0.25 tax on trades, which he says creates $500 billion for reauthorization. (Post and Courier)

Chevy unveils the Cruze, light on gas and aimed right at Ford Focus and Honda Civic (Detroit News)

New cars in South Africa now carry a tax on each extra gram of CO2 they create per km (News24)

Idaho Supreme Court will expedite hearing over large loads of refinery equipment, opposed across parts of the West (AP)

Madison, Wisc. unveils designs for four-story, $12M station that would be high-speed rail hub (State Journal)

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