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  • Volvo truck maker turns Q1 profit on strong sales

    Volvo truck maker turns Q1 profit on strong sales

    Friday, April 25 2014 4:44 AM EDT2014-04-25 08:44:36 GMT
    Swedish truck maker AB Volvo says strong first-quarter sales and cost cuts helped it return to profitability during the period.
    Swedish truck maker AB Volvo says strong first-quarter sales and cost cuts helped it return to profitability during the period.
  • Honda's profit doubles on weak yen, strong sales

    Honda's profit doubles on weak yen, strong sales

    Friday, April 25 2014 4:44 AM EDT2014-04-25 08:44:34 GMT
    Honda's profit for the fiscal fourth quarter zoomed to more than double the previous year's as the benefits of a weak yen added to strong sales.
    Honda said Friday that its profit for the fiscal fourth quarter zoomed to more than double the previous year's as the benefits of a weak yen added to strong sales, but momentum was forecast to ebb as the currency perk...
  • Baltic states lead push to cut Russia gas reliance

    Baltic states lead push to cut Russia gas reliance

    Friday, April 25 2014 4:34 AM EDT2014-04-25 08:34:34 GMT
    Later this year, a ship the size of an aircraft carrier will arrive at Lithuania's port of Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea. The 300-meter (984-foot) vessel is not a warship, but a floating natural gas import...
    Later this year, a ship the size of an aircraft carrier will arrive at Lithuania's port of Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea. The 300-meter (984-foot) vessel is not a warship, but a floating natural gas import terminal -...
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