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Monro beats sales projections in first quarter (access required)

Monro Inc. on Wednesday reported record first-quarter sales, beating analysts’ estimates. For the first quarter ended June 26, the Rochester-based automotive undercar repair company reported a more than 38 percent increase in revenue to $341.8 million. The company attributed the ...

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Hyzon Motors completes business combination, trades on Nasdaq (access required)

Rochester’s Hyzon Motors USA Inc. has completed its business combination with Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corp. and has begun trading on the Nasdaq Global Select market under the symbols HYZN and HYZNW. As part of the business completion, Decarbonization Plus has ...

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Thruway to begin $450 million upgrade to service areas this month (access required)

The New York State Thruway Authority will begin construction this month on a $450 million project to redevelop the 27 service areas located along the Thruway. The service areas were built in the 1950s, with the last significant renovations taking ...

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Vnomics names new leader (access required)

Vnomics Corp. has promoted Lloyd Palum to president. Lloyd previously served as vice president of engineering and chief technology officer. Palum will be responsible for all day-to-day company operations, including managing the current product base and the newly announced True ...

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Owl Autonomous Imaging’s camera technology improves vehicle sensors (access required)

Owl Autonomous Imaging is one of 10 finalist companies with optics, imaging, and photonics-enabled technologies that are working with NextCorps’ Luminate NY accelerator as part of its fourth cohort. Each company received an initial investment of $100,000 and is participating in the six-month program, which helps the selected ...

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PreAct aims to improve car safety systems (access required)

Imagine if you could detect a car crash before an accident actually occurs. Portland-based PreAct (https://www.preact-tech.com/) aims to help you do just that with the goal of making cars safer on the road. The company has built a reliable, high-speed, near-field ...

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PreAct aims to improve car safety systems (access required)

Imagine if you could detect a car crash before an accident actually occurs. Portland-based PreAct (https://www.preact-tech.com/) aims to help you do just that with the goal of making cars safer on the road. The company has built a reliable, high-speed, near-field ...

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Grants available for businesses looking to hire (access required)

For months, many small business owners wanted to know when COVID-19 restrictions would be lifted so they could resume normal operations. Now that New York’s pandemic-forced state of emergency has ended, businesses want to know how they’re going to fill ...

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Auto dealer Billy Fuccillo dies (access required)

William “Billy” Fuccillo, president and CEO of the Fuccillo Automotive Group, died last week at his home in Sarasota, Fla., following a long illness. He was 65. Born and raised in Greenport on Long Island, Mr. Fuccillo got his start ...

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Local transport companies, tech business collaborate on emission-reducing system (access required)

Ontario County’s Leonard’s Express has adopted a new green technology for its diesel trucks. The SPI Exhaust Reaction System, or SPIER, was developed by Rochester native and retired General Motors Corp. engineering executive Jack Schickler. Schickler partnered with Leonard’s express and ...

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