Cincinnati-based Total Quality Logistics announced last month that it has opened a satellite sales office in Charlotte and plans to hire 75 employees through 2012. The 75 employees are on top of 18 who already work in the SouthPark office, according ...Read More »
Trade and Transportation
CHARLOTTE — U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is the featured guest at a Charlotte roundtable on ways to help boost North Carolina’s transportation industry. LaHood is scheduled to join Sen. Kay Hagan and other political and business leaders today in ...Read More »
A union representing Charlotte’s taxicab drivers wants the city to seek an investigation of the Greater Charlotte Hospitality and Tourism Alliance by the FBI or the State Bureau of Investigation. Randy Conrad, organizer for Teamsters Local 71, told the Charlotte Passenger ...Read More »
Two environmental groups are challenging a permit issued by the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources for the proposed $800 million Monroe Connector-Bypass east of Charlotte. The North Carolina Wildlife Federation and the Yadkin Riverkeeper said the state ...
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Charlotte-based DesignLine Corp. said it has entered into a $30 million joint venture with Liberty Automotive to open a production facility in Abu Dhabi, a move that will more than double DesignLine’s work force in Charlotte and New Zealand. DesignLine, which makes hybrid ...
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Amtrak train service between Raleigh and Charlotte will be suspended for 10 weeks starting Monday. The disruption in the Piedmont and Carolinian service will allow upgrades to be made to the railway. The North Carolina Department of Transportation, in a news release, said the ...Read More »