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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

Werner Invests in New TMS to Advance Cloud-Tech in Transportation

Werner Invests in New TMS to Advance Cloud-Tech in Transportation

| November 23, 2020

Premier Transportation and Logistics Provider Invests in MasterMind™ Transportation Management System to Propel Werner EDGE Initiative Werner Enterprises announced its collaboration and investment with Mastery Logistics Systems, Inc., the company behind MasterMind™, a cloud-based transportation management system (TMS) designed to manage complex transportation needs for shippers, carriers and logistics service providers. Led by transportation industry […]

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Panasonic Collaborates with Phiar to Bring Real-World AI-Driven Navigation to Automotive Solutions

Panasonic Collaborates with Phiar to Bring Real-World AI-Driven Navigation to Automotive Solutions

| November 20, 2020

AI technology runs on automotive infotainment systems, detects and analyzes the driver’s  surroundings in real-time, and combines it with 3D localization Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, (Panasonic Automotive) a tier one global automotive supplier, announces a collaboration with Phiar, developers of edge spatial-AI technology and augmented reality navigation platform, to […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Public Comment on Automated Driving System Safety Principles

U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Public Comment on Automated Driving System Safety Principles

| November 20, 2020

Publishes an advance notice of proposed rulemaking on ADS safety framework The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking public comment on the potential development of a framework of principles to govern the safe behavior of automated driving systems (ADS) in the future.  The advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) […]

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People

Digital Freight Platform Loadsmart Raises $90M in Series C Funding Round

Digital Freight Platform Loadsmart Raises $90M in Series C Funding Round

| November 23, 2020

Backed by TFI International and Led by BlackRock’s Managed Funds and Maersk Loadsmart, a leading digital freight technology company, announced the successful completion of its Series C fundraising. The $90 million round was led by BlackRock, Inc.’s managed funds and included prominent strategic investors from the transportation space such as TFI International Inc. (NYSE and TSX: TFII), […]

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Trucking Industry Beckons Women Seeking New Careers

Trucking Industry Beckons Women Seeking New Careers

| November 18, 2020

The COVID pandemic has caused widespread unemployment—especially female unemployment. ATS’s John Kearney urges women to consider commercial truck driving, a profession short on workers and long on opportunity A full 25% of recently surveyed U.S. adults said they or someone in their household had been laid off or lost a job due to the coronavirus […]

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Women In Trucking Association Names Knichel and Teuton 2020 Influential Women in Trucking

Women In Trucking Association Names Knichel and Teuton 2020 Influential Women in Trucking

| November 16, 2020

Kristy and Jodie are inspirational not only for being exceptional business leaders and role models but for driving change in their local communities Women In Trucking Association (WIT) and Freightliner Trucks presented the tenth annual Influential Woman in Trucking award to Kristy Knichel, CEO, Knichel Logistics and Jodie Teuton, vice president, Kenworth of Louisiana/ Hino […]

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Autonomous

Panasonic Collaborates with Phiar to Bring Real-World AI-Driven Navigation to Automotive Solutions

Panasonic Collaborates with Phiar to Bring Real-World AI-Driven Navigation to Automotive Solutions

| November 20, 2020

AI technology runs on automotive infotainment systems, detects and analyzes the driver’s  surroundings in real-time, and combines it with 3D localization Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, (Panasonic Automotive) a tier one global automotive supplier, announces a collaboration with Phiar, developers of edge spatial-AI technology and augmented reality navigation platform, to […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Public Comment on Automated Driving System Safety Principles

U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Public Comment on Automated Driving System Safety Principles

| November 20, 2020

Publishes an advance notice of proposed rulemaking on ADS safety framework The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking public comment on the potential development of a framework of principles to govern the safe behavior of automated driving systems (ADS) in the future.  The advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) […]

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GOODYEAR AND TUSIMPLE COLLABORATE ON AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE FREIGHT OPERATIONS

GOODYEAR AND TUSIMPLE COLLABORATE ON AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE FREIGHT OPERATIONS

| November 18, 2020

Goodyear will provide products and repair services to enhance the safety and operation of autonomous trucks Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced a strategic relationship with TuSimple, a global autonomous trucking technology company, to provide tires and tire management solutions to TuSimple’s Autonomous Freight Network (AFN).   As part of this collaboration, Goodyear will provide products and repair services to enhance the safety and […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

Meritor Announces Enhancements to MeritorPartsXpress.com

Meritor Announces Enhancements to MeritorPartsXpress.com

| August 13, 2020

Meritor, Inc. announced additional enhancements to MeritorPartsXpress.com that streamline the ordering process and self-service tools The site improvements create a customized, quick and informative experience for each user based on location and other criteria. Newly launched features include: Real-time product inventory messaging regarding availability and delivery specifications (e.g. Get it by date; Want it by date) based on user’s […]

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Meritor Manufactures 100-Millionth Brake Shoe

Meritor Manufactures 100-Millionth Brake Shoe

| July 31, 2020

Producing Nearly Half of All Aftermarket Brake Shoes in North America  Meritor, Inc. celebrated the production of its 100-millionth brake shoe at its Plainfield, Ind. manufacturing facility. The plant, which opened in 1999, remanufactures and manufactures new brake components and plays a major role in the commercial truck market. Responsible for nearly 50 percent of aftermarket brake […]

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Meritor Announces North America’s Lightest-Weight Trailer Suspension

Meritor Announces North America’s Lightest-Weight Trailer Suspension

| October 1, 2019

Suspension’s plug-and-play design is interchangeable with other trailing arm air ride suspensions and fits within the narrow hanger footprint of current trailer configurations Meritor, Inc. announced the introduction of the MTA-Tec6™ suspension, the market’s lightest trailer suspension offering up to 23,000-pound capacity for tankers, flatbeds and other demanding vocational applications.  “We built the MTA-Tec6 suspension […]

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Fuel & Oil

Vnomics Fuel Savings Leads Crum Trucking to Renewal

Vnomics Fuel Savings Leads Crum Trucking to Renewal

| November 23, 2020

True Fuel technology from Vnomics is also helping spec more efficient trucks for the growing carrier Vnomics Corp., the provider of True Fuel®, a proven fuel saving technology that combines real-time driver coaching with insightful fuel efficiency data, announced that Crum Trucking is renewing its contract to have True Fuel on all company-owned vehicles. The decision […]

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Introducing TruckLabs

Introducing TruckLabs

| November 23, 2020

XStream Trucking has a new name that reflects its role in bringing engineering solutions, grounded in research and data, to the trucking industry When XStream Trucking was founded in 2014, the company’s identity was tightly connected to its patented technology to improve semi-tractor-trailer truck aerodynamics. Thanks to the success of that product, TruckWings, the company […]

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EPA Honors Crowley Trucking as 2020 SmartWay High Performer

EPA Honors Crowley Trucking as 2020 SmartWay High Performer

| November 20, 2020

EPA’s SmartWay program helps companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking, and improving freight transportation efficiency By continuing to make its freight operations efficient and sustainable, Crowley Trucking has been designated as a 2020 High Performer from the SmartWay Partnership under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The designation recognizes trucking fleets that serve seaports, […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Report Measures State Highway Conditions and Cost-Effectiveness

Report Measures State Highway Conditions and Cost-Effectiveness

| November 20, 2020

25th Annual Highway Report measures the condition and cost-effectiveness of state-controlled roads in 13 categories, including pavement condition, traffic congestion, fatalities, and spending per mile In the overall rankings of state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, Reason Foundation’s 25th Annual Highway Report finds North Dakota, Missouri, and Kansas have the nation’s best state-owned road systems. In […]

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GOODYEAR AND TUSIMPLE COLLABORATE ON AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE FREIGHT OPERATIONS

GOODYEAR AND TUSIMPLE COLLABORATE ON AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE FREIGHT OPERATIONS

| November 18, 2020

Goodyear will provide products and repair services to enhance the safety and operation of autonomous trucks Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced a strategic relationship with TuSimple, a global autonomous trucking technology company, to provide tires and tire management solutions to TuSimple’s Autonomous Freight Network (AFN).   As part of this collaboration, Goodyear will provide products and repair services to enhance the safety and […]

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Aperia Technologies Selects Fontaine Modification as Preferred Installer of Halo Tire Inflator, Halo Connect

Aperia Technologies Selects Fontaine Modification as Preferred Installer of Halo Tire Inflator, Halo Connect

| November 17, 2020

Halo Connect is a proprietary connectivity platform that enables fleets to virtually eliminate unplanned tire-related downtime by pairing predictive alerts with active inflation Aperia Technologies Inc., a leading supplier of tire management technologies that improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicle tractors and trailers, has designated Fontaine Modification as a preferred installer of its Halo Tire […]

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Recent News

MiX Telematics Announces Partnership with Navistar

MiX Telematics Announces Partnership with Navistar

| September 28, 2020

Puts customers at the helm of their telematics solution MiX Telematics announced a new partnership with Navistar that aims to create even greater value for their customers. Through the partnership, MiX and Navistar plan to provide mutual customers with an enhanced and comprehensive combined data set. Customers and manufacturers reliance on telematics data has evolved over […]

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ONELIVE Launches Tech-Powered Carrier, X

ONELIVE Launches Tech-Powered Carrier, X

| November 20, 2020

X is a technology-first company focused on end to end delivery ONELIVE launches early access of its own parcel delivery carrier network to Reimagine Delivery™. X is building the next generation express parcel carrier service utilizing proprietary technology and large hard asset providers across the entire supply chain for a single delivery experience. “In 2019 […]

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PCS Software Acquires Award-Winning Transportation Management System, UltraShipTMS

PCS Software Acquires Award-Winning Transportation Management System, UltraShipTMS

| November 20, 2020

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Lytx and Mission Introduce “The Fleet,” the #1 Industry Podcast for Fleet Managers and Their Teams

Lytx and Mission Introduce “The Fleet,” the #1 Industry Podcast for Fleet Managers and Their Teams

| November 19, 2020

The Fleet explores the most pressing issues and transformative trends fleets are facing today The Fleet explores the most pressing issues and transformative trends fleets are facing today, featuring conversations with leading industry experts, drivers on the frontlines, and executives from fleets of all sizes and all industries New episodes are released every Wednesday Lytx®, […]

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AASHTO Says FCC Action Today Hurts Public Safety Efforts

AASHTO Says FCC Action Today Hurts Public Safety Efforts

| November 19, 2020

Statement from AASHTO Executive Director Jim Tymon on FCC Action The American Association of State Highway Officials today reacted to the action by the Federal Communications Commission that severely diminishes the effectiveness of the 5.9 GHz safety frequency for use in transportation. “AASHTO is disappointed that the FCC has abandoned the 5.9 GHz safety band, […]

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International Truck Launches The New International® HX® Series

International Truck Launches The New International® HX® Series

| November 19, 2020

HX Series represents International Truck’s most comfortable, durable, technologically integrated and driver-focused Severe Service truck ever International Truck launched the new International® HX® Series, the next-generation of its HX Series vehicles. The new HX Series is the first product released under the company’s Navistar 4.0 strategy and its Project Compass initiative – which focuses on flexible, modular […]

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As Holidays Approach, Reefer Freight Heats Up

As Holidays Approach, Reefer Freight Heats Up

| November 19, 2020

DAT Trendlines: Freight Trends on the Spot Market The number of available loads of spot truckload freight fell 8% while truck posts jumped more than 11% during the week ending Nov. 15, said DAT Freight & Analytics, which operates the industry’s largest network of load boards. Van, refrigerated, and flatbed load-to-truck ratios each fell by […]

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Netradyne Expands Product Line with New Driveri D-210

Netradyne Expands Product Line with New Driveri D-210

| November 19, 2020

Smaller form factor fleet safety device designed to fit in any class of vehicle and use vision-based cameras and edge computing to promote safer driving; providing flexible options for fleets Netradyne, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and edge computing focusing on driver and fleet safety, today announced the expansion of its Driveri® product line […]

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Alpha Motor Corporation Unveils New Line Of Pure Electric Vehicles

Alpha Motor Corporation Unveils New Line Of Pure Electric Vehicles

| November 19, 2020

Advanced Mobility Technology For A Sustainable Future Alpha Motor Corporation, a rising key player in the automotive landscape today announced the company’s official launch from its Irvine, California headquarters. The launch illustrated the company’s vision to transform the automotive industry with its innovative offering of electric mobility. Alpha offers a range of pure electric vehicles that address […]

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Class 8 Market Took a Breather in October

Class 8 Market Took a Breather in October

| November 18, 2020

Class 8 pricing was generally stable in October while volume pulled back In the November 2020 Commercial Truck Guidelines Industry Update, analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services reported that the Class 8 pricing was generally stable in October while volume pulled back. Medium duty trucks were mixed. The auction channel saw fewer auctions in the calendar, […]

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DHL Expands Green Fleet With Launch of Electric Tractor-Trailer Vehicles in U.S.

DHL Expands Green Fleet With Launch of Electric Tractor-Trailer Vehicles in U.S.

| November 18, 2020

Trucks are being introduced in Los Angeles, with more electric vehicles planned in the U.S. this year DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider, is forging ahead with its emissions reduction and climate protection goals with the launch of four BYD Class 8 battery-electric trucks in the United States. DHL is piloting the trucks in […]

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3rd Eye Introduces Verif-Eye — Connecting Fleets to Their Customers While Keeping Drivers Connected to the Truck

3rd Eye Introduces Verif-Eye — Connecting Fleets to Their Customers While Keeping Drivers Connected to the Truck

| November 18, 2020

Positive Service Verification and Asset Management Tools Help Fleet Owners Provide Customer Service and Route Service Validation in Real-Time 3rd Eye, part of Environmental Solutions Group  and Dover announced the release of Verif-Eye™, its passive customer service module that collects Service Verification photos and exceptions in real-time without the driver needing to push a button or use a phone […]

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Wrightspeed Drives the Future of Sustainable Trucking In Midst of COVID Pandemic

Wrightspeed Drives the Future of Sustainable Trucking In Midst of COVID Pandemic

| November 18, 2020

Company answers call for cleaner urban transportation globally Wrightspeed, manufacturer of range-extended electric powertrains for heavy local transport, is answering the call for cleaner urban transportation as companies, cities and countries across the world build toward sustainable operations. While there has been an increased green push in the wake of COVID-19, Wrightspeed has been ahead […]

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Plus Chooses BlackBerry to Power Its Class 8 Truck Automated Driving

Plus Chooses BlackBerry to Power Its Class 8 Truck Automated Driving

| November 17, 2020

First Self-Driving Truck Developer to Leverage Safety-Certified BlackBerry QNX Operating System BlackBerry Limited and Plus, a leading provider of self-driving truck technology, announced that Plus has selected BlackBerry® QNX® technology for the global commercial deployment of the company’s automated driving system for Class 8 trucks. Plus is the first automated truck developer to use BlackBerry QNX technology for […]

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SCE Celebrates Arrival of New Electric Big Rig

SCE Celebrates Arrival of New Electric Big Rig

| November 17, 2020

Freightliner’s eCascadia electric semi will be tested as part of the utility’s goal to grow its electric fleet Southern California Edison on Thursday became the nation’s first utility to receive and test the eCascadia, an electric big rig by Freightliner. Members of the electric company’s fleet management staff were joined by representatives from Daimler Trucks North […]

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Dot Transportation Turns Data into Action with Safety Suite®, Unlocking Safety and Operational Efficiency

Dot Transportation Turns Data into Action with Safety Suite®, Unlocking Safety and Operational Efficiency

| November 17, 2020

Dot Transportation initiative to improve safety and reduce risk by deploying the Idelic Safety Suite® across their entire fleet of over 1,700 drivers Dot Transportation, Inc., an affiliate of Dot Foods, North America’s largest food industry redistributor with 6,400 employees and 12 distribution centers across the country, is investing in the next generation of safety technology to cement their […]

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Together for Safer Roads Along with Partners AB InBev, PepsiCo & Republic Services Announce Launch of Future Fleets

Together for Safer Roads Along with Partners AB InBev, PepsiCo & Republic Services Announce Launch of Future Fleets

| November 17, 2020

Truck of the Future Initiative New initiative seeks to catalyze adoption of scalable solutions to overcome large vehicle design problems that cause driver visibility issues and result in preventable injuries and loss of life. In honor of the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, Together for Safer Roads (TSR), a coalition of leading […]

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XL Fleet Expands XLP™ Plug-in Hybrid Electric Drive System For Use in Multiple GM Fleet Applications

XL Fleet Expands XLP™ Plug-in Hybrid Electric Drive System For Use in Multiple GM Fleet Applications

| November 17, 2020

Second-Generation Upfit Technology to be Offered on Chevrolet and GMC Commercial Pickups and Cutaway Chassis; Expected to Begin Shipping in Early 2021 XL Fleet (“XL” or the “Company”), a leader in vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, has announced that the Company’s XLP™ plug-in hybrid electric drive technology is being expanded for use […]

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Preliminary Data Shows Trailer Industry Posted More Than 54k Net Trailer Orders In October

Preliminary Data Shows Trailer Industry Posted More Than 54k Net Trailer Orders In October

| November 16, 2020

ACT Research reports it’s the Third Highest Month in History Preliminary information for October indicates that the US trailer industry booked 54,200 net orders for the month, up 6% from September and more than 68% better than the same month last year. Before accounting for cancellations, new orders crossed the 56k mark. Both new and […]

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DUPRÉ LOGISTICS ENTERS SPECIALTY PRODUCE TRANSPORTATION MARKET WITH ACQUISITION OF MICHIGAN BROKER

DUPRÉ LOGISTICS ENTERS SPECIALTY PRODUCE TRANSPORTATION MARKET WITH ACQUISITION OF MICHIGAN BROKER

| November 16, 2020

Acquisition of TTS Logistics marks the company’s entry into the specialty produce transportation market Dupré Logistics has completed its acquisition of Michigan-based TTS Logistics, marking the company’s entry into the specialty produce transportation market. TTS Logistics will now be known as TTS Logistics, a Dupré Logistics Company. Dupré has long been a leading provider of […]

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Consumer Watchdog Hacks A Tesla to Prove Dangers of Wirelessly Connected Cars

Consumer Watchdog Hacks A Tesla to Prove Dangers of Wirelessly Connected Cars

| November 16, 2020

Releases “Hack 10” Report About Hackability Of Top 10 Best Selling Cars The nonprofit, nonpartisan Consumer Watchdog released a video showing how a box it built with the help of technologists could hack into the wireless connection of a Tesla and take over the screen with a “This Tesla’s Been Hacked” message.  The video can be […]

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Owner-Operators Are Finding Quality Of Life Value With In-Cab Satellite TV

Owner-Operators Are Finding Quality Of Life Value With In-Cab Satellite TV

| November 16, 2020

Increasing popularity of EpicVue Systems grows during the COVID pandemic EpicVue, providers of premium in-cab satellite TV packaged exclusively for the trucking industry, today announced growing interest among owner-operators seeking to improve their quality of life on the road during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company also announced promotional savings for independent drivers through the end […]

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Trucker Path Delivers Fast and Cost Effective Insurance

Trucker Path Delivers Fast and Cost Effective Insurance

| November 16, 2020

Partnership with Cover Whale Insurance Solutions provides quotes within 24 hours and saves owner-operators 15% on average Trucker Path, the most comprehensive and fastest growing mobile app for North American truckers, announced today a new partnership with Cover Whale Insurance Solutions Inc., the provider of an innovative commercial truck insurance platform. “With Cover Whale’s technology […]

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Nearly Half of Commercial and Fleet Vehicle Decision Makers Are Shopping for Telematics and Data Solutions

Nearly Half of Commercial and Fleet Vehicle Decision Makers Are Shopping for Telematics and Data Solutions

| November 13, 2020

Escalent’s Fleet Advisory HubTM data reveal actions telematics providers must take to increase adoption and retention Escalent, a top human behavior and analytics firm, today published the latest update to Fleet Advisory HubTM, the company’s commercial and fleet vehicle insights solution. The report details the attitudes and experiences of fleet decision-makers throughout the telematics sales and integration […]

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Ford reveals the 2022 E-Transit – an all-electric version of the world’s best-selling cargo van

Ford reveals the 2022 E-Transit – an all-electric version of the world’s best-selling cargo van

| November 13, 2020

Features next-level connected vehicle technology with Built Ford Tough capability and electric vehicle-certified dealer support, all for a price starting under $45,000 Ford, the world’s cargo van leader1 , introduces the 2022 E-Transit van, a smart workhorse that will offer customers enhanced productivity enabled by its fully electric powertrain, software solutions, services and Pro Power […]

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October Spot Market Rates Again Break All-Time Records

October Spot Market Rates Again Break All-Time Records

| November 13, 2020

DAT Truckload Volume Index reports new all-time highs in October National average spot truckload rates for dry van and refrigerated (“reefer”) freight again soared to new all-time highs in October, according to DAT Freight & Analytics, which operates the industry’s largest online marketplace for spot truckload freight. The average flatbed rate was up from September […]

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California Natural Gas Vehicle Fuel Achieves First-Ever Carbon Negative Milestone

California Natural Gas Vehicle Fuel Achieves First-Ever Carbon Negative Milestone

| November 13, 2020

California Air Resources Board data reveals the average carbon intensity of all natural gas vehicle fuel in the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard program was negative for the first time in program history Just released Q2 2020 data from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has confirmed that the energy weighted carbon intensity (CI) value of California’s natural gas vehicle fuel portfolio in the Low Carbon Fuel […]

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Targa Telematics Awards TomTom Multiyear Contract

Targa Telematics Awards TomTom Multiyear Contract

| November 13, 2020

TomTom Maps APIs to enhance Targa Telematics’ vehicle management and smart mobility solutions TomTom (TOM2), the location technology specialist, and Targa Telematics, an IT company boasting 20-years of experience in connected vehicles, announced a new multiyear agreement. TomTom’s Maps APIs will be used by Targa Telematics to enhance the vehicle management and smart mobility solutions offered […]

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Love’s Travel Stops Opens New Location in Illinois

Love’s Travel Stops Opens New Location in Illinois

| November 13, 2020

Opening adds 70 jobs, 85 truck parking spaces to Douglas County Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers in Tuscola, Illinois, thanks to a truck stop that opened Thursday. The Tuscola store, located off Interstate 57, adds 70 jobs and 85 truck parking spaces to Douglas County. “We’re excited to open our 24th location in […]

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Select Express & Logistics, a LongueVue Capital Portfolio Company, Acquires Go Configure

Select Express & Logistics, a LongueVue Capital Portfolio Company, Acquires Go Configure

| November 12, 2020

Select Express expands the geographic reach, density, and capabilities of its national last mile delivery and assembly network for big and bulky products Select Express & Logistics (“Select Express”), a LongueVue Capital portfolio company and national provider of last mile delivery and assembly services, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Go Configure (“GCI”), a […]

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Tri-State Trucking Makes Crazy $5,000 Bet For Each New Driver

Tri-State Trucking Makes Crazy $5,000 Bet For Each New Driver

| November 12, 2020

Betting they Will Make More Than Their Last Job Tri-State Motor Transit, the leader in high-security trucking, makes an unusual high-stakes bet: All newly qualified trucker drivers will make more money in their first six months driving for Tri-State than they did in the most recent past six months with their prior company. If not, Tri-State will […]

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Cummins and Navistar to Collaborate on Heavy-Duty Class 8 Truck Powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Cummins and Navistar to Collaborate on Heavy-Duty Class 8 Truck Powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cells

| November 12, 2020

Integration aligns with our Environmental, Social and Governance initiatives as we continually look for new ways to reduce our carbon footprint Global power leader Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) will work together on the development of a class 8 truck powered by hydrogen fuel cells. The project will be funded […]

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Why Sustainable Nickel Supply Could Becoming A ‘Serious Issue’ For EV Market

Why Sustainable Nickel Supply Could Becoming A ‘Serious Issue’ For EV Market

| November 12, 2020

Nickel is increasingly replacing cobalt in electric vehicle (EV) batteries, making the environmentally-conscious supply of the metal The electric vehicle market has had some bumps in the road, but the industry has continued to move forward and to succeed by continually adapting… but their need for newer and better batteries and cells is an ever […]

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Penske Deploys Battery Electric Truck with Temco Logistics

Penske Deploys Battery Electric Truck with Temco Logistics

| November 12, 2020

Penske Truck Leasing has put a battery electric eM2 from the Freightliner Innovation Fleet into service with Temco Logistics, a premier final-mile, white glove solutions provider delivering and installing appliances and home goods. The class 6 electric vehicle is currently being used by Temco for delivery and installation of appliances to residential homes, providing service throughout Northern Orange County (Yorba […]

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Interest in Carsharing and Car Subscription Services Quadruples Amid COVID-19

Interest in Carsharing and Car Subscription Services Quadruples Amid COVID-19

| November 12, 2020

Survey data reveals in a post-pandemic world, Americans prefer short-term access to cars over public transport or ridesharing New data from a survey conducted in late September 2020 by mobility company Ridecell Inc. reveals significant changes in transportation preferences in the US amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Forty-two percent of respondents have changed their preferences for […]

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Commercial Vehicle Market Expectations Move Higher

Commercial Vehicle Market Expectations Move Higher

| November 11, 2020

ACT Research reports Demand is sufficiently strong at present that we are turning to historical precedent as a guide for the speed at which the heavy-duty OEMs and suppliers can respond to the demand rally According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, even before the pandemic plunge in Q2, there […]

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