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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

TruckersForMe.com to Provide Drayage Services for all U.S. Ports and Inland Rail Terminals, as well as O’Hare Airport (ORD) Pickups and Deliveries

TruckersForMe.com to Provide Drayage Services for all U.S. Ports and Inland Rail Terminals, as well as O’Hare Airport (ORD) Pickups and Deliveries

| May 27, 2022

TruckersForMe is one of the very few companies that can manage same-day or next-day drayage for all U.S. ports  TruckersForMe.com announced the availability of its same-day or next-day capacity port and rail drayage, servicing a wide variety of industries across rail terminals and ports throughout the United States. TruckersForMe also provides bonded transport; overweight triaxle chassis; container […]

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OpConnect Selected for AWS Sustainable Cities Accelerator

OpConnect Selected for AWS Sustainable Cities Accelerator

| May 27, 2022

Transportation accounts for 27% of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions so electrifying transportation is a critical component of sustainable cities OpConnect was selected as one of the innovative startups chosen to participate in the AWS Sustainable Cities Accelerator to help cities address sustainability challenges. OpConnect is one of 12 companies selected from hundreds of applications representing 19 […]

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PGT Trucking, Locomation, and Nikola Corporation Present Innovation Showcase

PGT Trucking, Locomation, and Nikola Corporation Present Innovation Showcase

| May 27, 2022

Guests had a first-hand look at Locomation’s Autonomous Relay ConvoySM (ARC) technology, which PGT will implement over the next eight years on over 30 separate Autonomous Relay Network segments  PGT Trucking Inc., a multi-service transportation firm offering flatbed, dedicated, international and specialized services, is taking an industry-leading approach to driver turnover, efficiency and reducing carbon emissions […]

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People

Roadrunner has been recognized by Newsweek as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies

Roadrunner has been recognized by Newsweek as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies

| May 27, 2022

Newsweek partnered with Statista to evaluate public companies with over $500 million in revenue through an extensive survey of approximately 50,000 residents Roadrunner, a nationwide less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier specializing in long-haul metro-to-metro shipping, has been recognized in Newsweek’s inaugural list of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies 2022.   “We have come a long way,” said Roadrunner […]

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McLane Celebrates 10 Percent Former Military Workforce with Plans for Growth

McLane Celebrates 10 Percent Former Military Workforce with Plans for Growth

| May 20, 2022

Three years ago, McLane launched Warriors to Wheels, a registered driver apprenticeship program developed especially for people transitioning out of the military McLane Company, Inc., a leading supply chain services company, has long understood the value of hiring former members of the military. Their service training makes them uniquely positioned to make smooth entry into the […]

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EY Announces Evan Pohaski, CEO, JLE Industries as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022

EY Announces Evan Pohaski, CEO, JLE Industries as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022

| May 18, 2022

Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) has announced that Evan Pohaski, Founder and CEO of JLE Industries, the fastest-growing Flatbed freight solutions provider in North America, was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year®2022 East Central Award finalist. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent […]

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Autonomous

PGT Trucking, Locomation, and Nikola Corporation Present Innovation Showcase

PGT Trucking, Locomation, and Nikola Corporation Present Innovation Showcase

| May 27, 2022

Guests had a first-hand look at Locomation’s Autonomous Relay ConvoySM (ARC) technology, which PGT will implement over the next eight years on over 30 separate Autonomous Relay Network segments  PGT Trucking Inc., a multi-service transportation firm offering flatbed, dedicated, international and specialized services, is taking an industry-leading approach to driver turnover, efficiency and reducing carbon emissions […]

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Einride Unveils Expanded Product Offerings at First User Conference

Einride Unveils Expanded Product Offerings at First User Conference

| May 20, 2022

The Einride Trailer, will provide a new smart offering to electric and autonomous shipping in 2023 Swedish freight technology company Einride announced at Einride Mesh the unveiling of new product offerings to its hardware and software lineups including designs for an Einride Trailer and new features and functionality on the Einride Saga platform. These build outs of the Saga […]

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Carnegie Mellon University researchers echo what TWU says: Human operators must remain onboard transit vehicles as Automation Technologies Advance

Carnegie Mellon University researchers echo what TWU says: Human operators must remain onboard transit vehicles as Automation Technologies Advance

| May 20, 2022

CMU researchers, including national policy leaders in the debate over the safety of AVs, urge policymakers to examine how new technologies will affect both the operation of and the workforce driving public transportation The Transport Workers Union of America today is praising new, independent research from Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) Traffic21, a transportation research institute, […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

Blue Bird Unveils Groundbreaking Electric Vehicle Platform

Blue Bird Unveils Groundbreaking Electric Vehicle Platform

| May 12, 2022

Company Enters Commercial Vehicle Market with Flexible Class 5-6 EV Chassis Blue Bird Corporation electric and low-emission school buses, today unveiled a unique Class 5-6 electric vehicle platform. The company builds on its nearly century-long expertise of school bus manufacturing to expand its zero-emission transportation solutions to the commercial vehicle market. Blue Bird’s flexible Class […]

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Advantage Truck Group to Host SkillsUSA Diesel Equipment Technology State Championships for Massachusetts and Vermont

Advantage Truck Group to Host SkillsUSA Diesel Equipment Technology State Championships for Massachusetts and Vermont

| April 28, 2022

Event supports workforce development in the trucking industry As part of its ongoing commitment to support training and workforce development, Advantage Truck Group will host the Diesel Equipment Technology competition for the 2022 SkillsUSA Massachusetts and SkillsUSA Vermont State Championships at its Shrewsbury facility. High school students from Vermont will compete on Thursday, April 28, and students from Massachusetts will compete on Friday, April 29. The winner […]

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Love’s launches Truck Care Academy, graduates first class

Love’s launches Truck Care Academy, graduates first class

| April 27, 2022

First-of-its-kind program grows skills of Truck Care team Love’s Truck Care Academy recently launched in Amarillo, Texas, where it graduated its first class of level five diesel technicians. The five-week, in-residency training program grows the skill set of newly hired Love’s Truck Care and Speedco diesel technicians so they can provide industry-leading service to customers. […]

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Fuel & Oil

Holcim Places Hypertruck ERX™ Order

Holcim Places Hypertruck ERX™ Order

| May 27, 2022

Global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions will seek to replace existing diesel-fueled trucks in Texas and Oklahoma operations Hyliion Holdings Corp. electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks, says that Holcim US has ordered 10 units backed by deposits to secure Hypertruck ERX™ production slots. A global leader in innovative and sustainable building […]

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OpConnect Selected for AWS Sustainable Cities Accelerator

OpConnect Selected for AWS Sustainable Cities Accelerator

| May 27, 2022

Transportation accounts for 27% of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions so electrifying transportation is a critical component of sustainable cities OpConnect was selected as one of the innovative startups chosen to participate in the AWS Sustainable Cities Accelerator to help cities address sustainability challenges. OpConnect is one of 12 companies selected from hundreds of applications representing 19 […]

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PGT Trucking, Locomation, and Nikola Corporation Present Innovation Showcase

PGT Trucking, Locomation, and Nikola Corporation Present Innovation Showcase

| May 27, 2022

Guests had a first-hand look at Locomation’s Autonomous Relay ConvoySM (ARC) technology, which PGT will implement over the next eight years on over 30 separate Autonomous Relay Network segments  PGT Trucking Inc., a multi-service transportation firm offering flatbed, dedicated, international and specialized services, is taking an industry-leading approach to driver turnover, efficiency and reducing carbon emissions […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Volvo Trucks Academy Opens New Facility to Better Serve Electric Truck Training

Volvo Trucks Academy Opens New Facility to Better Serve Electric Truck Training

| May 25, 2022

The Volvo Trucks Academy opened a new facility in Tinley Park, Illinois, to expand access to battery-electric truck training in the central U.S Volvo Trucks North America announced today that the Volvo Trucks Academy opened a new facility in Tinley Park, Illinois, to expand access to battery-electric truck training in the central U.S. The new […]

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Iowa DOT’s Snow Removal Operations Achieve Near-Zero Carbon Emissions with 100% Biodiesel Trucks

Iowa DOT’s Snow Removal Operations Achieve Near-Zero Carbon Emissions with 100% Biodiesel Trucks

| May 24, 2022

Over the course of the winter season, their ten Optimus Vector System equipped snowplows used over 9000 gallons of 100% biodiesel (B100) and treated around 55,000 miles of roadway This past winter, the Des Moines area got pummeled with over two feet of snow, and while most residents stayed bundled inside, ten Iowa Department of Transportation […]

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Modine Launches new EVantage Line of Thermal Management Systems for Commercial Electric Vehicles 

Modine Launches new EVantage Line of Thermal Management Systems for Commercial Electric Vehicles 

| May 23, 2022

New plug-and-play systems for EV battery and power electronics thermal management draws on the company’s 100-year legacy and integrates easily into a wide range of vehicles for land, marine, and aviation as well as stationary applications To improve commercial electric vehicle (EV) performance, range, battery life, and safety, Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD), a diversified […]

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Recent News

Used Truck and Farm Machinery Values Still Climbing as Construction Equipment Values Remain Steady

Used Truck and Farm Machinery Values Still Climbing as Construction Equipment Values Remain Steady

| September 14, 2021

The Sandhills EVI for trucks, including used sleeper and day cabs, posted a 59.3% year-over-year value increase While inventory levels within Sandhills Global marketplaces have ticked back down in August after leveling off briefly, auction and asking values for used agricultural equipment and heavy-duty trucks are continuing a sharp ascent, according to a new Sandhills Global Market […]

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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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Truckload volumes slipped in April; spot van, reefer rates

Truckload volumes slipped in April; spot van, reefer rates

| May 25, 2022

Truckload volumes typically decline from March to April, with freight movement in a seasonal lull Truckload freight volumes retreated and spot-market rates dropped sharply in April, compounding pressure on small trucking companies and independent operators already strained by record fuel prices, said DAT Freight & Analytics, operators of the industry’s largest truckload freight marketplace and […]

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Bill to Streamline for Security Credentialing Process for Truckers Receives Strong Praise from Industry

Bill to Streamline for Security Credentialing Process for Truckers Receives Strong Praise from Industry

| May 25, 2022

This legislation will result in significant financial and time savings for truck drivers The American Trucking Associations lauded the introduction of a bill in the U.S. Senate that would streamline the credentialing process for millions of professional truck drivers. The Transportation Security Administration Security Threat Assessment Application Modernization Act, introduced by Senators Roger Wicker (R-Mississippi) […]

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Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies and American Battery Solutions Partner on the SD1 500+ Mile Range, Battery-Electric Long-Haul Truck

Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies and American Battery Solutions Partner on the SD1 500+ Mile Range, Battery-Electric Long-Haul Truck

| May 25, 2022

Together, the companies will design, create, and test a battery system for the freight industry’s first clean sheet, battery-electric truck Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies (Solo AVT), the vehicle hardware company revolutionizing the freight transportation industry, announced the signing of an initial agreement with American Battery Solutions (ABS) to develop the battery system for the SD1, Solo AVT’s battery-electric […]

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In it for the Long Haul, Frito-Lay® Doubles Down on Commitment to Transportation Industry

In it for the Long Haul, Frito-Lay® Doubles Down on Commitment to Transportation Industry

| May 25, 2022

Apprenticeship programs, first-day benefits, same-day return trips and financial and mental wellness offerings increase driver recruitment and retention Frito-Lay, a division of PepsiCo® and leader in the trucking industry, today announced its revitalized commitment to truck driver retention and comprehensive well-being through enhanced benefits for its network of nearly 20,000 Commercial Drivers License (CDL) and […]

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Stevens Trucking Drives 100 Million Annual Miles Without a Single Cell Phone Involved Incident

Stevens Trucking Drives 100 Million Annual Miles Without a Single Cell Phone Involved Incident

| May 25, 2022

Truckload carrier is improving safety, maximizing productivity and reducing insurance premiums with the NOCELL distracted driving management platform NoCell Technologies, LLC, a leading provider of proactive distracted driving technology for fleets, announced that Stevens Trucking has not experienced a single cell phone involved incident over 100 million annual miles by adopting the NOCELL solution for addressing […]

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Berylls Strategy Advisors Releases Market Analysis of Global Trucking Industry

Berylls Strategy Advisors Releases Market Analysis of Global Trucking Industry

| May 25, 2022

Findings highlight supply-chain challenges, growing demand, and more Following several tumultuous years for the trucking industry, Berylls Strategy Advisors, a global management consulting firm focused on the automobility industry, has completed a Q1 2022 market analysis that reviews the challenges of 2021 while offering insights for the future. Looking at global trucking companies including Daimler, […]

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Ultrack Systems Fully Acquires California Trucking Company M-Loan Inc.

Ultrack Systems Fully Acquires California Trucking Company M-Loan Inc.

| May 25, 2022

M-Loan acquisition immediately expands Ultrack’s footprint into strategic USA locations Ultrack Systems Inc. fleet-management GPS tracking and monitoring solution provider, is pleased to announce that Ultrack Systems has successfully acquired the California trucking company M-Loan Inc. M-Loan has an extensive track record within the United States trucking industry and has specialized in the west-coast financing […]

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 2% in April

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 2% in April

| May 25, 2022

Despite being the largest sequential drop since August 2020, the index was still above where it started in 2022 American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2% in April after rising 1.8% in March. In April, the index equaled 115.8 (2015=100) versus 118.2 in March. “After eight straight gains totaling 6.9%, […]

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Drivewyze and Verisk Collaborate to Fight Cargo Theft

Drivewyze and Verisk Collaborate to Fight Cargo Theft

| May 25, 2022

A driver-safe visual and audible warning through the in-cab ELD or telematics device as they approach these high-risk areas Drivewyze, the nation’s largest embedded cross-platform connected truck solution provider, announced that it has teamed up with Verisk to provide Cargo Theft Alerts as a value-added feature in its Safety+ service. Drivewyze Safety+ is an in-cab […]

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Stellantis and Samsung SDI to Invest Over $2.5 Billion in Joint Venture for Lithium-ion Battery Production Plant in United States

Stellantis and Samsung SDI to Invest Over $2.5 Billion in Joint Venture for Lithium-ion Battery Production Plant in United States

| May 25, 2022

“We have secured a solid foothold in a rapidly growing North America EV market through the joint venture with Stellantis” Stellantis N.V. and Samsung SDI today announced that they have executed binding, definitive agreements to establish an electric-vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Kokomo, Indiana. Targeted to start in 2025, the plant aims to have an initial […]

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Class 8 Tractor Dashboard Tumbles Again in March

Class 8 Tractor Dashboard Tumbles Again in March

| May 24, 2022

ACT Research reports a rockier road ahead for the market in the second half of this year According to ACT Research’s recently released Transportation Digest, the top line on the Class 8 tractor dashboard took another tumble in March, extending the drop that started in January. “For the first time since the COVID recession of […]

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Ideanomics Energy to Deploy and Operate Green Charging Solutions for Peterbilt Dealership

Ideanomics Energy to Deploy and Operate Green Charging Solutions for Peterbilt Dealership

| May 24, 2022

Ideanomics Energy provides fleet customers with energy management software, charging & energy solutions and a full suite of services from initial design to operations & maintenance Ideanomics (NASDAQ: IDEX), a global company focused on accelerating the adoption of commercial electric vehicles (EV),  announced that it has signed an agreement with Coast Counties Peterbilt to deploy […]

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Ritchie Bros. sells US$60+ million of equipment & trucks in May Fort Worth, TX auction

Ritchie Bros. sells US$60+ million of equipment & trucks in May Fort Worth, TX auction

| May 24, 2022

Online auction attracted 11,100+ bidders to compete for 4,350+ items Ritchie Bros. conducted its second Fort Worth, TX auction of the year, selling US$60+ million of equipment and trucks for 700+ consignors. The three-day online auction saw gross transaction value grow approximately 9% year over year. More than 11,100+ bidders from 60+ countries registered to participate in […]

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PITT OHIO Begins Operation of First Volvo VNR Electric Trucks in Ohio

PITT OHIO Begins Operation of First Volvo VNR Electric Trucks in Ohio

| May 24, 2022

The Volvo VNR Electric box trucks are designed for local and regional delivery routes and feature a four battery 264-kWh capacity with a 150-mile range Volvo Trucks North America customer PITT OHIO — a leader in transportation, warehouse, and logistics services — announced the addition of Class 7 Volvo VNR Electric box trucks to its […]

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Average Age of Vehicles in the US Increases to 12.2 years, according to S&P Global Mobility

Average Age of Vehicles in the US Increases to 12.2 years, according to S&P Global Mobility

| May 24, 2022

The average age of light vehicles in the US reached an all-time high in 2022 as the vehicle fleet climbed to 283M passenger cars and light trucks The average age of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the US rose to 12.2 years this year, increasing by nearly two months over the prior year, according […]

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Meritor to Acquire Siemens Commercial Vehicles Electric Propulsion Business

Meritor to Acquire Siemens Commercial Vehicles Electric Propulsion Business

| May 23, 2022

Complementary Product Portfolio to Expand Technical Capability and Offerings Meritor, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Siemens to acquire its Commercial Vehicles business for approximately €190 million in cash, adjusted for changes in working capital at closing. The transaction is expected to close by calendar year-end, subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. […]

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Volvo LIGHTS Lessons Learned Guidebook Highlights Key Learnings from Three-Year Fleet Electrification Project

Volvo LIGHTS Lessons Learned Guidebook Highlights Key Learnings from Three-Year Fleet Electrification Project

| May 23, 2022

Volvo Group hopes to shine a light on the key considerations that public and private entities need to plan for to successfully support the introduction of heavy-duty electric trucks across North America Volvo Group North America has published a Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy-Transport Solutions) Lessons Learned Guidebook to commemorate the end of its […]

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Freight-related Metrics Continue to Deteriorate

Freight-related Metrics Continue to Deteriorate

| May 23, 2022

North American commercial vehicle markets continue to embody a balancing act between demand-driven optimism and supply-side realism According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, the deterioration of some freight-related metrics that began in March continued through April and into early May. According to Eric Crawford, ACT Research’s Vice […]

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Kenworth Donates T680 Next Generation with PACCAR Powertrain as 2022 “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” Award

Kenworth Donates T680 Next Generation with PACCAR Powertrain as 2022 “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” Award

| May 23, 2022

Recognizes Top Rookie Veteran Serving as Commercial Truck Driver Kenworth, FASTPORT and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes initiative again are teaming to find America’s top rookie military veteran driver who made the successful transition from active duty to driving for a commercial fleet. Under the “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” recognition […]

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Hyliion Joins World Economic Forum’s Road Freight Zero Coalition to Drive Global Decarbonization

Hyliion Joins World Economic Forum’s Road Freight Zero Coalition to Drive Global Decarbonization

| May 23, 2022

Hyliion seeks to further the discussion surrounding the transportation industry’s massive carbon footprint and the advancements in technology Hyliion Holdings Corp. electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks, has become a member of the World Economic Forum and will join the Road Freight Zero coalition, an initiative that engages industry leaders around the world to […]

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Bruckner’s Truck & Equipment Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in Texas

Bruckner’s Truck & Equipment Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in Texas

| May 20, 2022

Bruckner’s has more than 30 dealership locations across seven states, each of which is a Volvo Certified Uptime Dealer Volvo Trucks North America dealer Bruckner’s Truck & Equipment in Fort Worth, Texas, completed the rigorous training process to become the first Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer in the Lone Star State. As one […]

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Market in Transition as Late-Model Heavy-Duty Sleeper Trucks Retain Value While Older Model Values Decline

Market in Transition as Late-Model Heavy-Duty Sleeper Trucks Retain Value While Older Model Values Decline

| May 20, 2022

Sleeper trucks in the 7-year or older age group have dropped in value more steeply than newer models The latest Sandhills Global Market Report shows that as more late-model (0- to 5-year age group) sleeper trucks have entered the market, sleeper trucks in the 7-year or older age group have dropped in value more steeply than newer […]

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Nokian Tyres releases new all-weather, all-position coach tire for main road use

Nokian Tyres releases new all-weather, all-position coach tire for main road use

| May 20, 2022

Nokian Tyres Hakka Truck Coach has all the hallmarks of the Nokian Tyres Hakka Truck tire family: safe grip, smooth and silent drive as well as low total cost of ownership In order to serve bus fleets with a more comprehensive tire selection, Nokian Tyres has released an all-season coach tire suitable for every axle […]

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Gatik to Expand Operations to Kansas Following Enactment of New Legislation Enabling Autonomous Vehicle Deployment

Gatik to Expand Operations to Kansas Following Enactment of New Legislation Enabling Autonomous Vehicle Deployment

| May 19, 2022

The signing of Senate Bill 313 into law by Governor Laura Kelly permits autonomous vehicles to operate in the state of Kansas for the first time Gatik, the market leader in autonomous middle mile logistics, announced that it will be expanding operations to Kansas following the signing of Senate Bill 313 into law by Governor […]

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WEX Customers Can Now Save on AutoZone Parts

WEX Customers Can Now Save on AutoZone Parts

| May 19, 2022

WEX EDGE offers eligible WEX fleet card customers access to highly specialized offers including fuel rebates, discounted tires, and hotel rooms WEX commerce platform that simplifies the business of running a business, announced a partnership with AutoZone (NYSE: AZO), the leading retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories with more than 6,800 stores in […]

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Ev Dynamics Electric Delivery Vehicles Begin Road Testing by One of the World’s Largest Food Service Companies

Ev Dynamics Electric Delivery Vehicles Begin Road Testing by One of the World’s Largest Food Service Companies

| May 19, 2022

Ev Dynamics has already dispatched more than 1,000 buses and luxury coaches globally  Ev Dynamics (Holdings) Limited , a developer and manufacturer of new energy vehicles (NEVs), announced that one of the largest food service companies in the world has begun road testing 10 of its 6-meter electric delivery trucks in Mexico City. The customer’s […]

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Renewable Energy Group Enters Strategic Partnership with CFN and Pacific Pride to Expand Distribution of Cleaner Fuels

Renewable Energy Group Enters Strategic Partnership with CFN and Pacific Pride to Expand Distribution of Cleaner Fuels

| May 19, 2022

The organizations hope to begin expanding availability of bio-based diesel later this year, initially focused on cardlocks on the West Coast Renewable Energy Group, Inc. producer and supplier of bio-based diesel, has entered into strategic collaboration agreements with CFN and Pacific Pride, two of North America’s largest cardlock fueling networks, to provide cleaner fuels through […]

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Ryder Expands Last-Mile Delivery Network with New Hubs in Key Footholds Nashville and Boise

Ryder Expands Last-Mile Delivery Network with New Hubs in Key Footholds Nashville and Boise

| May 19, 2022

Strategic expansion focuses on growing population centers as demand remains high for e-commerce fulfillment of big-and-bulky goods Ryder System, Inc. supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, announces the further expansion of Ryder Last Mile, its customizable, multi-tiered delivery solution for big-and-bulky goods. With new distribution centers in the Nashville, Tennessee and Boise, Idaho […]

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FedEx and Aurora Expand Autonomous Commercial Linehaul Trucking Pilot in Texas Ahead of Schedule

FedEx and Aurora Expand Autonomous Commercial Linehaul Trucking Pilot in Texas Ahead of Schedule

| May 19, 2022

The companies strengthen collaboration by launching a new commercial route between Fort Worth and El Paso to transport goods safely, reliably, and on time. Aurora Innovation, Inc. and FedEx Corp. announced the expansion of their pilot program to autonomously move FedEx shipments on an additional commercial lane in Texas. In March 2022, Aurora’s next-generation autonomous […]

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Universal Technical Institute Opening Its Campuses to High School Juniors Interested in Automotive Technician Training

Universal Technical Institute Opening Its Campuses to High School Juniors Interested in Automotive Technician Training

| May 19, 2022

Free, three-week summer “Ignite” program lets students test drive a technical education As part of its ongoing effort to address workforce need for skilled transportation technicians, Universal Technical Institute is bringing its three-week Ignite program back to full capacity at its UTI campuses nationwide this summer. The program, which is free to high school juniors, offers students an introduction […]

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Volvo Trucks opens battery plant in Belgium

Volvo Trucks opens battery plant in Belgium

| May 18, 2022

The new battery plant, cells and modules from Samsung SDI will be assembled into battery packs that are tailor-made for Volvo Trucks´ heavy-duty electric range Volvo Trucks is opening its very first battery assembly plant. Located in Ghent, Belgium, the plant will supply ready-to-install batteries for Volvo Trucks’ full electric heavy-duty trucks. “This investment shows […]

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Fox Logistics Acquires Boxton’s Freight Automation Platform to Expand Freight Services Worldwide

Fox Logistics Acquires Boxton’s Freight Automation Platform to Expand Freight Services Worldwide

| May 18, 2022

Acquisition grows customer base 500% to deliver superior AI-powered freight services to hundreds of global customers Fox Logistics, the asset-based third-party logistics provider (3PL) that provides freight services to small, midsize and enterprise businesses, today announced the acquisition of freight automation platform Boxton. The acquisition of the platform marks Fox Logistics’ global expansion into air […]

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U.S. Traffic Fatalities Reach 16-year High: NSC Offers Six Safe Driving Tips for Memorial Day

U.S. Traffic Fatalities Reach 16-year High: NSC Offers Six Safe Driving Tips for Memorial Day

| May 18, 2022

NSC estimates 450 people may lose their lives on U.S. roads this holiday weekend The National Safety Council estimates 450 people may lose their lives on U.S. roads during Memorial Day weekend in preventable crashes. According to newly released estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. roads are the most dangerous they’ve been in […]

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Alcohol detection technology company for fleets SOBRsafe lists to Nasdaq

Alcohol detection technology company for fleets SOBRsafe lists to Nasdaq

| May 18, 2022

Commercial fleets suffer from 11,000 alcohol-related accidents each year SOBR Safe, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOBR) (SOBRsafe™ or the Company), providers of innovative solutions for alcohol policy management, announced that its common stock, which was previously traded on the OTC, has been uplisted to the Nasdaq Capital Market® (“Nasdaq”). The stock is available beginning today and will […]

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Wabash Announces New Parts Distribution Network

Wabash Announces New Parts Distribution Network

| May 18, 2022

This single channel distribution network will, over time, include the entire Wabash aftermarket portfolio as well as a wide range of transportation parts with increased inventory and faster shipping Wabash (NYSE: WNC) connected solutions for the transportation, logistics and distribution industries, today announced the creation of a new tech-enabled Wabash Parts distribution network. This will […]

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