Telematics & Fleet Tracking

Trucker Path Levels the Playing Field Between Large and Smaller Brokerages

Trucker Path Levels the Playing Field Between Large and Smaller Brokerages

| April 3, 2024

New Trucker Path for Brokerages offering enables small to mid-size freight brokers to dispatch, track and manage their loads while growing and retaining robust carrier networks Trucker Path, a subsidiary of leading global SaaS provider Moatable, Inc. announced Trucker Path for Brokerages. The new offering will enable small to mid-size freight brokers to dispatch, track […]

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Uber Freight Bolsters Executive Team with Industry Veterans Dan Annunziata and Hany Elkordy to Drive Market Expansion

Uber Freight Bolsters Executive Team with Industry Veterans Dan Annunziata and Hany Elkordy to Drive Market Expansion

| April 3, 2024

Strong leadership bench blends supply chain, retail, and tech expertise to position Uber Freight for unprecedented logo acquisition in 2024 Uber Freight, the leading end-to-end enterprise suite powering intelligent logistics, announced the appointment of seasoned executives to key leadership positions, reinforcing its commitment to market growth and customer satisfaction. Joining the Uber Freight family Dan […]

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Pitstop Partners with Diesel Laptops to Revolutionize Fleet Maintenance Through AI-Predictive Analytics

Pitstop Partners with Diesel Laptops to Revolutionize Fleet Maintenance Through AI-Predictive Analytics

| April 3, 2024

This partnership enhances the efficiency of maintenance teams by saving an average of 10 hours per week in diagnostic time Pitstop, the leading cloud-based Fleet Maintenance Software provider, is thrilled to announce its partnership with Diesel Laptops, a premier source for diesel diagnostic software, equipment, and services. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in the […]

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People

Uber Freight Bolsters Executive Team with Industry Veterans Dan Annunziata and Hany Elkordy to Drive Market Expansion

Uber Freight Bolsters Executive Team with Industry Veterans Dan Annunziata and Hany Elkordy to Drive Market Expansion

| April 3, 2024

Strong leadership bench blends supply chain, retail, and tech expertise to position Uber Freight for unprecedented logo acquisition in 2024 Uber Freight, the leading end-to-end enterprise suite powering intelligent logistics, announced the appointment of seasoned executives to key leadership positions, reinforcing its commitment to market growth and customer satisfaction. Joining the Uber Freight family Dan […]

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J.B. Hunt Driver Jodi Edwards Earns Driver of the Year Recognition From Women in Trucking

J.B. Hunt Driver Jodi Edwards Earns Driver of the Year Recognition From Women in Trucking

| April 2, 2024

13 years after achieving her first million safe miles driven, she surpassed two million miles this year in January J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT), one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, is proud to announce that Jodi Edwards, a 25-year career company driver, was recently named Driver of the […]

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Werner Enterprises Professional Drivers, Gina and Steve Jones, Honored With 2024 TA Citizen Driver Award

Werner Enterprises Professional Drivers, Gina and Steve Jones, Honored With 2024 TA Citizen Driver Award

| April 2, 2024

Steve and Gina joined Werner® in 2011 and 2012, respectively, and work as husband-and-wife team drivers with a combined 2.5 million accident-free miles Werner Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is proud to announce two of its professional drivers, Gina and Steve Jones, have been awarded the prestigious 2024 TA Citizen […]

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Autonomous

Kodiak Establishes Advisory Council, Taps Leaders from Walmart, UPS, and Beyond to Help Guide Deployment of Autonomous Trucks

Kodiak Establishes Advisory Council, Taps Leaders from Walmart, UPS, and Beyond to Help Guide Deployment of Autonomous Trucks

| March 31, 2024

“Kodiak’s Industry Advisory Council will help carry us through our next phase of growth, as we work alongside our partners to safely and efficiently deploy our driverless technology,” said Reed  Kodiak Robotics, Inc., a leading autonomous transportation company building technology for the trucking and defense industries, announced the launch of its Kodiak Industry Advisory Council. […]

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Volkswagen ADMT Announces Agreement With Mobileye for Autonomous Driving

Volkswagen ADMT Announces Agreement With Mobileye for Autonomous Driving

| March 20, 2024

The aim is to use it in the commercial sector, for example for mobility and transport services in Europe and the USA Autonomous driving is coming. Following an extensive pilot phase with road testing in Germany and the USA, Volkswagen ADMT GmbH, part of Volkswagen AG, is announcing a cooperation agreement with the technology company […]

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Plus Advances the Development of Next-Generation Vision Models, Built on NVIDIA DRIVE, for AI Processing in its Self-Driving Software

Plus Advances the Development of Next-Generation Vision Models, Built on NVIDIA DRIVE, for AI Processing in its Self-Driving Software

| March 19, 2024

Plus will leverage the NVIDIA DRIVE Thor high-performance, automotive-grade centralized computer with next-generation NVIDIA Blackwell architecture Plus, a global provider of autonomous driving software solutions, is collaborating with NVIDIA on the advanced development of its AI-driven vision models. Plus’s state-of-the-art vision models, will run on the NVIDIA DRIVE Thor™ by automotive-grade and safety-compliant compute platform […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

Pitstop Partners with Diesel Laptops to Revolutionize Fleet Maintenance Through AI-Predictive Analytics

Pitstop Partners with Diesel Laptops to Revolutionize Fleet Maintenance Through AI-Predictive Analytics

| April 3, 2024

This partnership enhances the efficiency of maintenance teams by saving an average of 10 hours per week in diagnostic time Pitstop, the leading cloud-based Fleet Maintenance Software provider, is thrilled to announce its partnership with Diesel Laptops, a premier source for diesel diagnostic software, equipment, and services. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in the […]

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Safety Drives Everything in the All-New Volvo VNL

Safety Drives Everything in the All-New Volvo VNL

| April 1, 2024

Volvo Trucks’ unwavering commitment to safety is demonstrated through the all-new Volvo VNL’s next-generation driver assistance and occupant protection technologies Volvo Trucks North America recently introduced the completely reimagined, all-new Volvo VNL, designed to revolutionize the heavy-duty trucking industry and set new standards for safety. With the vision of achieving zero accidents, Volvo Trucks’ unwavering […]

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Sope Creek Capital Leads Recapitalization to Support Commercial Truck and Trailer Part’s Growth

Sope Creek Capital Leads Recapitalization to Support Commercial Truck and Trailer Part’s Growth

| March 31, 2024

Company has a long track record of distributing truck and trailer parts in the independent heavy-duty aftermarket channel. CTTP carries over 350+ nationally recognized brands Sope Creek Capital, a transportation and logistics focused family office, announced the recapitalization of Commercial Truck and Trailer Parts and M&R Manufacturing and Supply (the “Company”), a national distributor of […]

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Fuel & Oil

OOIDA Criticizes EPA Overreach, Effective EV Truck Mandate

OOIDA Criticizes EPA Overreach, Effective EV Truck Mandate

| April 1, 2024

The Phase 3 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles Final Rule effectively mandates that 25% of new heavy trucks sold in the United States be all-electric by 2032 The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) announced its opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest assault on small business truck drivers, which represent 96% of […]

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The Mojave Truck Stop Announces Exclusive Biodiesel Partnership with Phillips 66

The Mojave Truck Stop Announces Exclusive Biodiesel Partnership with Phillips 66

| April 1, 2024

The Mojave Truck Stop will exclusively pump Phillips 66 biodiesel at its fueling stations, ensuring that customers have access to high-quality, renewable fuel The Mojave Truck Stop, in a landmark move towards sustainability, is pleased to announce it has entered an exclusive biodiesel partnership with Phillips 66. This collaboration underscores The Mojave Truck Stop’s commitment […]

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Greenlane Announces 280-mile Corridor of Commercial EV Charging Stations from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

Greenlane Announces 280-mile Corridor of Commercial EV Charging Stations from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

| March 31, 2024

Colton flagship site will include 60 charging stations for heavy-, medium- and light-duty zero-emissions vehicles (ZEVs) As the demand for efficient, reliable electric vehicle charging and hydrogen refueling infrastructure grows along the nation’s freight corridors, Greenlane today announced its first commercial EV charging corridor with more than 100 chargers, modern amenities designed to increase the comfort of […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Breakthrough’s Research Reveals Extreme Weather Is the Top Challenge for Transportation Professionals in 2024

Breakthrough’s Research Reveals Extreme Weather Is the Top Challenge for Transportation Professionals in 2024

| April 3, 2024

Shippers and carriers are prioritizing climate change, sustainability and new partnerships while capacity is favorable, Breakthrough’s 2024 State of Transportation report finds Volatile weather is impacting transportation, according to the second annual State of Transportation report released by Breakthrough, a leading provider of sustainable fuel and freight solutions for shippers. The study unpacks how transportation leaders, […]

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Pitstop Partners with Diesel Laptops to Revolutionize Fleet Maintenance Through AI-Predictive Analytics

Pitstop Partners with Diesel Laptops to Revolutionize Fleet Maintenance Through AI-Predictive Analytics

| April 3, 2024

This partnership enhances the efficiency of maintenance teams by saving an average of 10 hours per week in diagnostic time Pitstop, the leading cloud-based Fleet Maintenance Software provider, is thrilled to announce its partnership with Diesel Laptops, a premier source for diesel diagnostic software, equipment, and services. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in the […]

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OOIDA Criticizes EPA Overreach, Effective EV Truck Mandate

OOIDA Criticizes EPA Overreach, Effective EV Truck Mandate

| April 1, 2024

The Phase 3 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles Final Rule effectively mandates that 25% of new heavy trucks sold in the United States be all-electric by 2032 The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) announced its opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest assault on small business truck drivers, which represent 96% of […]

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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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Spot Market Insights: Total Spot Rates Rise for the Fourth Straight Week

Spot Market Insights: Total Spot Rates Rise for the Fourth Straight Week

| April 2, 2024

Data from Truckstop and FTR Transportation Intelligence for the week ended March 29 Total Spot Rates Rise for the Fourth Straight Week Data from Truckstop and FTR Transportation Intelligence for the week ended March 29 showed some modest firming of rates as the total market broker-posted rate rose by the most since mid-February. The increases […]

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BrightDrive and SiMa.ai Announce Collaboration to Revolutionize Autonomous Driving Technology

BrightDrive and SiMa.ai Announce Collaboration to Revolutionize Autonomous Driving Technology

| April 2, 2024

Together, BrightDrive and SiMa.ai are poised to redefine the future of autonomous driving technology BrightDrive, a leader in autonomous driving technology, announced a strategic partnership with SiMa.ai, the software centric, embedded edge machine learning system-on-chip company, aimed at accelerating innovation in autonomous driving. This collaboration combines SiMa.ai’s cutting-edge MLSoC™ with BrightDrive’s advanced hardware platform to […]

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ATrack Announces Newest GEO/LEO AI Telematics Box and In-Vehicle Solutions

ATrack Announces Newest GEO/LEO AI Telematics Box and In-Vehicle Solutions

| April 2, 2024

Addressing connectivity challenges in remote environments. Leveraging satellite networks for uninterrupted connectivity, especially in rural or remote areas lacking cellular or fiber infrastructure ATrack Technology Inc., a pioneering force in the telematics industry, is set to unveil groundbreaking advancements in AI vision telematics solutions at Embedded World 2024. Showcasing the revolutionary AK750 AI telematics box, […]

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FTR Shippers Conditions Index Declines but Still Positive in January

FTR Shippers Conditions Index Declines but Still Positive in January

| April 1, 2024

The most significant changes from December conditions were less favorable freight rates and a slowdown in fuel cost decreases FTR’s January Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) fell 3 points in January to a reading of 3.4. While still positive, the SCI was the weakest it had been since September. The most significant changes from December conditions […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $60 Million for Emergency Work in Wake of the Collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $60 Million for Emergency Work in Wake of the Collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore

| April 1, 2024

$60 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief funds are a down payment on Maryland’s initial costs for emergency repairs, design, and reconstruction of the bridge Within hours of receiving the request, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the immediate availability of $60 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds […]

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Used Class 8 Truck Price Growth Expectations Pushed Further Out

Used Class 8 Truck Price Growth Expectations Pushed Further Out

| April 1, 2024

ACT Research reports used Class 8 average retail sale price improved 4.4% m/m to $62,100 in February According to the latest State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks by ACT Research, the used Class 8 average retail sale price improved 4.4% m/m to $62,100 in February. “On a year-over-year basis, used retail prices […]

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Netradyne Introduces GreenZone Score Enhancement to Boost Driver Advocacy and Safety

Netradyne Introduces GreenZone Score Enhancement to Boost Driver Advocacy and Safety

| March 31, 2024

Earning DriverStars with Driver Streaks gamifies positive driving behavior keeping commercial drivers, non-commercial drivers, pedestrians, and more safer on the roads Netradyne, an industry-leading SaaS provider of artificial intelligence (AI), edge computing, and full-service telematics provider focused on safety and driver coaching for commercial fleets, announced the expanded rollout of new patented DriverStars called Driver […]

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Lytx Awards Top Drivers and Coaches for Their Commitment to Improving Road Safety

Lytx Awards Top Drivers and Coaches for Their Commitment to Improving Road Safety

| March 31, 2024

Annual Driver and Coach of the Year Awards Celebrate the Safety and Service of Today’s Transportation Professionals  Lytx® Inc., video safety and video telematics, recognized the winners of the 2024 Driver and Coach of the Year awards and their positive influence on roadway safety. Each winner successfully implemented the Lytx Driver Safety Program, which combines industry-leading machine […]

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Trucking Industry Reacts to New EPA Emission Standard for Heavy-Duty Trucks

Trucking Industry Reacts to New EPA Emission Standard for Heavy-Duty Trucks

| March 31, 2024

“ATA opposes this rule in its current form because the post-2030 targets remain entirely unachievable given the current state of zero-emission technology…” The trucking industry says new emission standards for heavy-duty trucks announced by the Biden Administration have unachievable targets and will carry real consequences for the U.S. supply chain and movement of freight throughout the […]

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BeyondTrucks Launches New Fuel Transport Solution with Inventory Monitoring Feature

BeyondTrucks Launches New Fuel Transport Solution with Inventory Monitoring Feature

| March 26, 2024

J.P. Noonan to compete by deploying the BeyondTrucks Solution to automate and optimize the management of customer fuel tank inventories and deliveries BeyondTrucks, a multi-tenant SaaS transportation management system provider focused on streamlining transport operations with automation and optimization technology, has announced the launch of its Fuel Transport Solution.  One of the most valuable features […]

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Spot Rates Move Slightly Higher in the Latest Week

Spot Rates Move Slightly Higher in the Latest Week

| March 26, 2024

Spot Market Insights is provided weekly by Truckstop with analysis and commentary from FTR Spot Rates Move Slightly Higher in the Latest Week Data from Truckstop and FTR Transportation Intelligence for the week ended March 22 shows continued stability in spot rates overall. Rates were slightly higher week over week in part because dry van […]

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ATRI ISSUES CALL FOR TRUCK DRIVERS TO PARTICIPATE IN DETENTION SURVEY

ATRI ISSUES CALL FOR TRUCK DRIVERS TO PARTICIPATE IN DETENTION SURVEY

| March 26, 2024

ATRI identified the need for new research to document the widespread negative consequences of driver detention for carriers, truck drivers, shippers, and the economy as a whole The American Transportation Research Institute issued a call for truck drivers to provide data on their detention experiences at customer facilities. This latest data collection is part of a […]

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Canoo Acquires Additional Advanced Manufacturing Assets at Deep Discounts

Canoo Acquires Additional Advanced Manufacturing Assets at Deep Discounts

| March 25, 2024

Strategy of acquiring new and unused equipment at pennies on the dollar (80%+ discount), reduces capital expenditures by tens of millions of dollars, enhancing equity value Canoo Inc. high-tech advanced mobility company, completed the acquisition of a substantial portion of the advanced manufacturing assets that were previously owned by Arrival Automotive UK Limited. The purchased […]

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Women In Trucking Association Announces 2024 Drivers of the Year

Women In Trucking Association Announces 2024 Drivers of the Year

| March 25, 2024

Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is a nonprofit association established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced on Friday three drivers as the winners of the fifth annual Driver of the Year award sponsored by Walmart.   The 2024 Drivers of the Year are:  Carmen Anderson, […]

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MileMaker, Powered by Rand McNally, Expands Developer Offering with New Map Software Development Kit

MileMaker, Powered by Rand McNally, Expands Developer Offering with New Map Software Development Kit

| March 25, 2024

The new SDK allows companies to embed MileMaker’s superior mapping functionalities into their proprietary web applications for a customized experience MileMaker, a leading provider of commercial transportation routing, mileage, and rating software, announced the release of its Map Software Development Kit (SDK) for developers. The toolkit will enable companies within the transportation and logistics sector […]

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Continental Tire Opens New Retread Solutions Center

Continental Tire Opens New Retread Solutions Center

| March 24, 2024

The ContiLifeCycle capitalizes on retread investments and extends tire life with the goal of delivering the Lowest Overall Driving Cost As one of the largest tire and automotive technology suppliers in the world, Continental Tire has a goal to develop technologies and services to connect the mobility of people and goods in the most sustainable […]

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Private Fleet Additions Continue to Support Class 8 Demand in February

Private Fleet Additions Continue to Support Class 8 Demand in February

| March 24, 2024

ACT Research Reports Final February Class 8 net orders, at 27,745 units were up 16% y/y Final February Class 8 net orders, at 27,745 units were up 16% y/y. Total Classes 5-7 orders were up 8.6% y/y at 19,127 units, as published in ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 report. “Given […]

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Might hydrogen fuel cells power the next generation of buses?

Might hydrogen fuel cells power the next generation of buses?

| March 24, 2024

Emission-free bus travel is a key milestone on the dual carriageway to Net Zero transport, but there are roadworks ahead Laid end-to-end, the 203 billion passenger miles travelled by bus in the EU each year would stretch past Pluto, out of our solar system and into the foothills of interstellar space. Emission-free bus travel is […]

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The All-New Volvo VNL: Designed to Change Everything for Drivers

The All-New Volvo VNL: Designed to Change Everything for Drivers

| March 24, 2024

The most driver-centric truck ever built by Volvo Trucks The all-new Volvo VNL from Volvo Trucks North America is the most driver-focused truck ever built for North America and is a 90% new design from the previous VNL. The groundbreaking model emphasizes unparallelled driving comfort and operational efficiency with game changing active and passive safety […]

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NIKOLA CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF FIRST HYLA REFUELING STATION IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

NIKOLA CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF FIRST HYLA REFUELING STATION IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

| March 24, 2024

Ontario-based station marks a significant step forward in establishing comprehensive hydrogen refueling network for Class 8 trucks Nikola Corporation leader in zero-emissions transportation and energy supply and infrastructure solutions, via the HYLA brand, celebrated the grand opening of its inaugural HYLA high-pressure modular refueling station and facility in Southern Calif. The celebration welcomed fleet customers, dealers from Nikola’s […]

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Cargo Transporters, Inc. Adopts Stoneridge’s MirrorEye® Camera Monitor System

Cargo Transporters, Inc. Adopts Stoneridge’s MirrorEye® Camera Monitor System

| March 24, 2024

Initiative underscores the company’s dedication to maintaining its position as an industry leader in safety and efficiency Cargo Transporters, Inc., a truckload, dry van carrier is proud to announce the adoption of Stoneridge, Inc.’s MirrorEye® Camera Monitor System (CMS), a cutting-edge system designed to provide the driver with a more complete view of operating conditions over traditional […]

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Fontaine Modification Is Bigger in Texas

Fontaine Modification Is Bigger in Texas

| March 21, 2024

Hits 100,000th truck milestone at expanded Laredo facility Fontaine Modification has more than doubled the size of its Laredo, Texas, truck modification center with the completion of a 40,000-square-foot expansion, enlarging the busy facility to 67,000 square feet. The additional space will enable this high-volume location to offer new services, including more time-intensive equipment installations, chassis modifications, […]

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Women In Motion, Trucker Path Build on Partnership to Enhance Truck Stop Safety and Convenience

Women In Motion, Trucker Path Build on Partnership to Enhance Truck Stop Safety and Convenience

| March 21, 2024

The organizations are using this milestone to encourage more truck stops to get involved and support women drivers The American Trucking Associations’ Women In Motion and Trucker Path proudly announced that over 100 truck stops—and counting—have joined their effort to address the concerns of women on the road.  The organizations are using this milestone to […]

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PrePass launches in Four New States, Deploys 116 Additional Bypass Sites

PrePass launches in Four New States, Deploys 116 Additional Bypass Sites

| March 21, 2024

Fleets with the PrePass app now have 20 percent more bypass sites nationwide PrePass Safety Alliance today announced the expansion of its PrePass weigh station bypass system into four new states and the addition of 116 new sites to its extensive network. This growth to the PrePass bypass network further establishes PrePass as the leading […]

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Einride Smartcharger Station Unveiled in Los Angeles, North America’s Largest Operational Charging Site for Electric Heavy Duty Freight

Einride Smartcharger Station Unveiled in Los Angeles, North America’s Largest Operational Charging Site for Electric Heavy Duty Freight

| March 21, 2024

Strategically located near the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the Lynwood Smartcharger Station will serve Einride customers to fast track the region to electric freight with 65 chargers having the ability to charge 200 vehicles a day Einride, a freight mobility company that provides digital, electric and autonomous technology, announced the opening of […]

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Delta Launches 500kW DC Ultra-fast Electric Vehicle Charger UFC 500 for Public and Heavy-Duty Applications

Delta Launches 500kW DC Ultra-fast Electric Vehicle Charger UFC 500 for Public and Heavy-Duty Applications

| March 21, 2024

Excellent power-to-footprint ratio of the UFC500 helps EV charging operators address high-power charging needs and space limitation challenges Delta, a global leader in power management and provider of IoT-based smart green solutions, today announced the launch of its 500kW DC Ultra-fast EV Charger UFC 500. Amidst the rise of high-power charging needs and challenges in land […]

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Uber Freight Scales Powerloop Nationally; Expands Dedicated Fleets as Demand Accelerates

Uber Freight Scales Powerloop Nationally; Expands Dedicated Fleets as Demand Accelerates

| March 21, 2024

Drop trailer solution now delivers committed and dedicated capacity, AI-powered bundles and telematics-enhanced smart trailers Uber Freight, the leading end-to-end enterprise suite powering intelligent logistics, announced that its drop and hook capacity solution, Powerloop, has scaled nationally with new capabilities that further optimizes freight networks to drive significant value and flexibility. Drop and hook services […]

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FTR Reports U.S. Trailer Net Orders for February Rose to 21,331 Units

FTR Reports U.S. Trailer Net Orders for February Rose to 21,331 Units

| March 20, 2024

Trailer production increased by 22% month-over-month in February to 24,102 units but was down 12% year-over-year FTR reports that February trailer orders outpaced January by approximately 37% to a total of 21,331 units.  February trailer order activity was 9% above the average for the last 12 months but down 18% from February 2023.  The total […]

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Siemens expands EV charging portfolio with launch of 400kW SICHARGE D for IEC market

Siemens expands EV charging portfolio with launch of 400kW SICHARGE D for IEC market

| March 20, 2024

Ideally suited to a range of vehicles and use cases, including highway charging  Siemens Smart Infrastructure has introduced an additional variant of its SICHARGE D electric vehicle (EV) fast charger, with a maximum output of 400 kW for IEC markets. Designed for future proof electric vehicle (EV) charging, SICHARGE D fulfills the relevant standards, protocols, and […]

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Kenworth Donates T680 as 2024 “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” Award

Kenworth Donates T680 as 2024 “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” Award

| March 20, 2024

Nominations Now Open in Search for America’s Top Rookie Military Veteran Driver; Grand-Prize Truck Showcased at This Week’s Mid-America Trucking Show Kenworth, FASTPORT and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes initiative announced today they are again partnering in the search for America’s top rookie military veteran driver who successfully transitioned to the […]

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bp unveils first US bp pulse EV charging Gigahub™ at Houston headquarters

bp unveils first US bp pulse EV charging Gigahub™ at Houston headquarters

| March 20, 2024

The site features 24 EV DC fast-charging points bp will celebrate the opening of its new electric-vehicle charging site at its bp America headquarters in Houston, Texas, expanding its network of EV chargers in the US. The new bp pulse station is the first bp pulse branded Gigahub™ in the US. Emma Delaney, bp Executive Vice President […]

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Fuel Retailers Respond to Administration’s Final Rule for Lowering Carbon Emissions From Light-Duty Vehicles

Fuel Retailers Respond to Administration’s Final Rule for Lowering Carbon Emissions From Light-Duty Vehicles

| March 20, 2024

Fuel retailers today are installing electric vehicle charging stations without any clear signal that they will one day generate a return on the investment NATSO, representing America’s travel centers and truck stops, SIGMA: America’s Leading Fuel Marketers, and the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), issued the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s […]

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Princeton TMX Introduces Sustainability Tool Within its TMS

Princeton TMX Introduces Sustainability Tool Within its TMS

| March 19, 2024

New tool measures carbon footprint at the point of shipment execution promoting more sustainable supply chain networks  Princeton TMX, a leading multi-modal transportation management system (TMS) provider, announced the release of a new sustainability tool for shippers to measure carbon footprint at the point of shipment execution. Embedded seamlessly within the Princeton TMX system, the […]

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 4.3% in February

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 4.3% in February

| March 19, 2024

Index Fell 1.4% from February 2023  American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 4.3% in February after decreasing 3.2% in January. In February, the index equaled 116.0 (2015=100) compared with 111.3 in January. “After a very soft January, due in part to winter storms, truck tonnage snapped back in February,” said […]

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Ryder Honors Top-Performing Mexican Trucking Companies

Ryder Honors Top-Performing Mexican Trucking Companies

| March 19, 2024

“The strong ties Ryder has cultivated with premier Mexican carriers over its three-decade presence in Mexico have been instrumental in delivering exceptional service across North America” Ryder System, Inc. presented its Service Excellence Awards to top-performing carriers at its 14th annual Mexican Carrier Recognition event. Twenty-four Mexican trucking companies were recognized for their excellence in several key […]

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