Telematics & Fleet Tracking

Geotab’s Safety Center Enables Impressive Collision Reduction Rates With Predictive AI Data Insights

Geotab’s Safety Center Enables Impressive Collision Reduction Rates With Predictive AI Data Insights

| July 16, 2024

New Advanced Collision Detection Technology Introduced to assist fleets further enhances driver safety Customers utilizing Geotab’s Safety Center launched in February 2024, have seen a 5.5% reduction in collision rates, in just 4 months. Continuing to build on this success, Geotab Inc. is introducing new collision detection technology further leveraging AI and advanced data intelligence, to enhance predictive […]

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Spot Market Insights: Van Spot Rates Decline but are Still Higher Y/Y

Spot Market Insights: Van Spot Rates Decline but are Still Higher Y/Y

| July 16, 2024

Spot Market Insights is provided weekly by Truckstop with analysis and commentary from FTR Van Spot Rates Decline but are Still Higher Y/Y Data from Truckstop and FTR Transportation Intelligence for the week ended July 12 show broker-posted rates for the overall spot market above prior-year levels for the first time since June 2022, although […]

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Freight Trends from DAT One and DAT iQ

Freight Trends from DAT One and DAT iQ

| July 15, 2024

Spot market data for July 7-13, 2024 (Week 28) Load posts on DAT One rebounded by 66% last week The number of loads posted on DAT One increased by almost 66% to 2.13 million last week, recovering (and then some) from a 48% drop during the July 4 holiday week. The number of loads was […]

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People

Trump VP Pick Supports Top OOIDA Policies

Trump VP Pick Supports Top OOIDA Policies

| July 15, 2024

U.S. Senator J.D. Vance (R-OH) has been chosen as the GOP VP nominee, is officially on the record as a cosponsor of OOIDA’s top two legislative priorities

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Ryder Awards Top Professional Truck Drivers

Ryder Awards Top Professional Truck Drivers

| July 9, 2024

Ryder recognizes three truck drivers for their commitment to safety with more than 11 million safe miles and 122 years of combined driving experience Ryder System, Inc. names the winners of its “Driver of the Year” award, recognizing the top professional truck drivers from each of its three business units. Three Ryder professional drivers were inducted […]

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Samsara Announces 2024 Connected Operations Award Winners

Samsara Announces 2024 Connected Operations Award Winners

| June 18, 2024

Awards honor organizations that have demonstrated significant accomplishments across safety, efficiency, sustainability, performance, and innovation initiatives Samsara Inc. Connected Operations™ Cloud, announced the winners of its 2024 Connected Operations Awards. This year’s honorees represent the people and organizations that power our world — from transportation and the public sector, to construction and manufacturing. These organizations use data-driven […]

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Autonomous

Faction Launches Self-Driving Light EV Services in Houston, Texas, Revolutionizing Curbside Delivery Operations

Faction Launches Self-Driving Light EV Services in Houston, Texas, Revolutionizing Curbside Delivery Operations

| July 8, 2024

Faction’s self-driving vehicles will be fulfilling curbside deliveries for real customers in the Houston metropolitan area in its early operations phase Faction, a pioneer in autonomous vehicle technology, announces the commencement of self-driving light electric vehicle (EV) testing in Houston, Texas. This initiative marks a significant milestone in the advancement of autonomous mobility solutions, particularly in the realm […]

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Uber Freight and Aurora to Democratize Driverless Trucks for Carriers of All Sizes

Uber Freight and Aurora to Democratize Driverless Trucks for Carriers of All Sizes

| July 7, 2024

Opportunity to access over 1 billion driverless miles through 2030  Uber Freight and Aurora Innovation (NASDAQ: AUR) are launching Premier Autonomy, a new program providing early access to over 1 billion of Aurora’s driverless miles to Uber Freight carriers through 2030. The program is the latest in their longstanding partnership to integrate and deploy autonomous trucks on […]

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dm-drogerie markt, DSV, IVECO, and Plus to Commence Automated Trucking Pilot in Germany

dm-drogerie markt, DSV, IVECO, and Plus to Commence Automated Trucking Pilot in Germany

| July 7, 2024

The new vehicle designed for series production will deliver dm-drogerie market’s goods for DSV to demonstrate improved safety and efficiency on the road IVECO, the commercial vehicle brand of Iveco Group, and Plus announced with dm-drogerie markt, Europe’s largest home and personal care retail company, and DSV, one of the world’s leading transport and logistics […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

Ryder to Acquire Pit Stop Fleet Service

Ryder to Acquire Pit Stop Fleet Service

| July 15, 2024

Expands Ryder’s retail mobile maintenance business, Torque by Ryder™, into 140 cities in 20 states Ryder System, Inc. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pit Stop Fleet Service (“Pit Stop”), enabling the expansion and further strengthening of Ryder’s Torque by Ryder™ retail mobile maintenance business offering, which will accelerate growth of this product solution. Based in Venice, […]

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Roadside Assistance Offers Trucker Path Users Peace of Mind

Roadside Assistance Offers Trucker Path Users Peace of Mind

| June 19, 2024

RoadsideMASTERS.com services are now available in the Trucker Path Marketplace Trucker Path, mobile app for North American truckers, today announced that emergency roadside assistance programs from RoadsideMASTERS.com (RSM) are now available on the Trucker Path Marketplace. “Roadside assistance powered by RoadsideMASTERS.com is one of the latest ways we’re helping users of the Trucker Path app,” said Chris […]

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Bollinger Motors Announces Sale of 80 Bollinger B4 Chassis Cabs to Momentum Groups

Bollinger Motors Announces Sale of 80 Bollinger B4 Chassis Cabs to Momentum Groups

| June 13, 2024

Agreement Creates Innovative Mobile Charging Solution, Electric Vehicle Option for Fleet Owners and Managers  Bollinger Motors, Inc., an electric commercial vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, has reached an agreement to sell 80 all-electric Class 4 commercial trucks to Momentum, a leader in fleet management and EV charging solutions. Momentum Groups can upfit the Bollinger B4 Chassis Cab with mobile […]

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Fuel & Oil

Cenntro Receives California Air Resources Board Executive Order Certifying Its Logistar® 300 Model

Cenntro Receives California Air Resources Board Executive Order Certifying Its Logistar® 300 Model

| July 16, 2024

“Deploying the LS300 in the U.S. last-mile delivery market allows Cenntro customers to experience the benefits of electrification of their fleet, both large and small, with a versatile, multi-functional commercial EV” Cenntro Inc. electric commercial vehicle company with advanced, market-validated, and purpose-built vehicles, received a California Air Resources Board (“CARB”) “Executive Order” and a “Certificate of […]

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Serco Group, VEV and RVS save 8,898kg of emissions and prove the case for electric recycling & refuse-vehicles in 8-week pilot

Serco Group, VEV and RVS save 8,898kg of emissions and prove the case for electric recycling & refuse-vehicles in 8-week pilot

| July 16, 2024

Drivers reported that the vehicles performed better than the usual diesel vehicles and they preferred the smooth and quiet driving experience  VEV, the e-fleet solutions provider backed by Vitol – a world-leader in the energy sector – reveals the results of its highly successful collaboration with public services provider, Serco, and RVS, following the conclusion of a pilot […]

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Enphase Energy Launches CS-100 EV Charger for Commercial Fleets in the United States

Enphase Energy Launches CS-100 EV Charger for Commercial Fleets in the United States

| July 15, 2024

High Power Output: it delivers a continuous power output of 19.2 kW, maximizing the charging capabilities of Level 2 chargers, ensuring quick and efficient charging across a broad spectrum of fleet vehicles  Enphase Energy, Inc. global energy technology company and the world’s leading supplier of microinverter-based solar and battery systems, announced the launch of the CS-100 […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Geotab’s Safety Center Enables Impressive Collision Reduction Rates With Predictive AI Data Insights

Geotab’s Safety Center Enables Impressive Collision Reduction Rates With Predictive AI Data Insights

| July 16, 2024

New Advanced Collision Detection Technology Introduced to assist fleets further enhances driver safety Customers utilizing Geotab’s Safety Center launched in February 2024, have seen a 5.5% reduction in collision rates, in just 4 months. Continuing to build on this success, Geotab Inc. is introducing new collision detection technology further leveraging AI and advanced data intelligence, to enhance predictive […]

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Used Truck Retail Sales Slowed in June, Counter to Seasonality

Used Truck Retail Sales Slowed in June, Counter to Seasonality

| July 16, 2024

ACT Research reports Class 8 same dealer used truck retail sales volumes slowed in June (-5.3%) Counter to historical seasonality, preliminary Class 8 same dealer used truck retail sales volumes slowed in June (-5.3%), according to the latest preliminary release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks published by ACT Research. […]

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Enphase Energy Launches CS-100 EV Charger for Commercial Fleets in the United States

Enphase Energy Launches CS-100 EV Charger for Commercial Fleets in the United States

| July 15, 2024

High Power Output: it delivers a continuous power output of 19.2 kW, maximizing the charging capabilities of Level 2 chargers, ensuring quick and efficient charging across a broad spectrum of fleet vehicles  Enphase Energy, Inc. global energy technology company and the world’s leading supplier of microinverter-based solar and battery systems, announced the launch of the CS-100 […]

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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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I Squared Announces New Shareholders in Transportation Equipment Network (“TEN”) the Leading North American Full-Service Trailer Lessor

I Squared Announces New Shareholders in Transportation Equipment Network (“TEN”) the Leading North American Full-Service Trailer Lessor

| July 15, 2024

Proceeds from the fundraise used to fund the acquisitions of NETS, CTL and TIP Canada; Underscores I Squared’s ability to build and scale platforms I Squared Capital, independent global infrastructure investment manager, has raised in excess of $600 million from Mubadala Investment Company (“Mubadala”), the Abu Dhabi sovereign investor, Qatar Investment Authority (“QIA”) and others […]

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Alvys Raises $20+ Million to Transform Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Alvys Raises $20+ Million to Transform Logistics and Supply Chain Management

| July 15, 2024

Series A funding to accelerate platform development and market reach Alvys, the next-generation logistics operating platform for logistics and supply chain management, has raised $20.5 million in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Titanium Ventures (formerly Telstra Ventures), with new investor Picus Capital and existing investors RTP and Bonfire. The successful achievement of this round solidifies Alvys’s position as a […]

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Accelera by Cummins Awarded $75 Million for Zero-Emissions Manufacturing from Department of Energy

Accelera by Cummins Awarded $75 Million for Zero-Emissions Manufacturing from Department of Energy

| July 14, 2024

Cummins to invest a total of $150 million in battery electric vehicle component manufacturing and job creation Cummins Inc. announced that the company has been awarded $75 million to convert approximately 360,000 sq. ft. of existing manufacturing space at its Columbus (Indiana) Engine Plant (CEP) for zero-emissions components and electric powertrain systems. The $75 million […]

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Zeem Solutions Year-to-Date Activity with Over One Million kWh of Energy Deployed at its LAX Depot in Los Angeles

Zeem Solutions Year-to-Date Activity with Over One Million kWh of Energy Deployed at its LAX Depot in Los Angeles

| July 14, 2024

This is a significant number in the industry, and demonstrates Zeem’s capacity to support fleet managers’ high-volume EV charging needs efficiently Zeem Solutions, provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure and fleet management services, announces significant year-to-date (YTD) achievements at its LAX Depot in Los Angeles, CA, reflecting Zeem’s dedication to advancing sustainable transportation and […]

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Continental and Telematics Provider Samsara to Partner for Data-Driven Fleet Solutions

Continental and Telematics Provider Samsara to Partner for Data-Driven Fleet Solutions

| July 11, 2024

Continental’s in-tire sensor data and Samsara’s trailer data will give comprehensive trailer status information for highly efficient and sustainable fleet management Continental will be partnering with Samsara, a global telematics provider. The goal of this integration will be to deliver comprehensive, data-driven fleet management solutions with a focus on truck trailers. To accomplish this, both […]

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Zonar Awarded California Air Resource Board Executive Order for Clean Truck Check On-Board Diagnostic Testing

Zonar Awarded California Air Resource Board Executive Order for Clean Truck Check On-Board Diagnostic Testing

| July 11, 2024

Zonar Awarded California Air Resource Board Executive Order for Clean Truck Check On-Board Diagnostic Testing Zonar, the leader in commercial vehicle fleet health and safety, announced the company is the first telematics provider to receive formal certification from California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Clean Truck Check (CTC) program as a provider of continuously connected remote on-board […]

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Outpost Launches Truck Parking Technology Platform to Improve Visibility, Security, and Booking

Outpost Launches Truck Parking Technology Platform to Improve Visibility, Security, and Booking

| July 11, 2024

“The real-time yard visibility helps us operate more efficiently and securely, and it provides a level of transparency we don’t get from other yard operators.” Outpost (outpost.us), a leading network of managed semi-truck parking facilities, launched a new technology platform that helps fleets and owner-operators book truck parking nationwide while giving fleet managers and operations teams visibility […]

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GreenPower to Showcase its EV School Bus Safety at STN Reno

GreenPower to Showcase its EV School Bus Safety at STN Reno

| July 11, 2024

During the conference, GreenPower will showcase the safe, sustainable, sensible school transportation options provided by its all-electric, zero-emission, purpose-built school bus products GreenPower Motor Company Inc. manufacturer and distributor of purpose-built, all-electric, zero-emission medium and heavy-duty vehicles serving the cargo and delivery market, shuttle and transit space and school bus sector, today announced the company’s […]

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Women In Trucking Association Announces Continued Gold Partnership with Ryder System, Inc.

Women In Trucking Association Announces Continued Gold Partnership with Ryder System, Inc.

| July 10, 2024

In addition to providing financial support, the company has actively participated in the association since 2014 The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced that Ryder System, Inc. has renewed its Gold Level partnership to support the non-profit association’s mission to recruit and retain more women in the transportation and logistics industry.   In addition to […]

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New report calls on subnational governments to promote zero emission truck transition 

New report calls on subnational governments to promote zero emission truck transition 

| July 10, 2024

Climate Group also underlines the importance of engaging and working closely with utility companies to accelerate the deployment of charging infrastructure, map future energy demand and to streamline the planning and permitting process – which is often subject to delay A new report launched today by global non-profit Climate Group and the Under2 Coalition’s ZEV […]

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Volvo Trucks Celebrates First Order of the All-New Volvo VNL in Canada by Tobler and Sons Inc.

Volvo Trucks Celebrates First Order of the All-New Volvo VNL in Canada by Tobler and Sons Inc.

| July 10, 2024

The all-new Volvo VNL will provide a 10% increase in fuel efficiency and has been designed to simplify and expedite the service process to maximize uptime, enhancing their fleet’s focus on efficiency and reliability Volvo Trucks North America announced that Tobler and Sons Inc., a family-owned logistics company, is the first customer in Canada to […]

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Spot Market Insights: Van Spot Rates Rise in the Latest Week

Spot Market Insights: Van Spot Rates Rise in the Latest Week

| July 10, 2024

Refrigerated rates were especially robust with the largest increase for week 27 Van Spot Rates Rise in the Latest Week Data from Truckstop and FTR Transportation Intelligence for the week ended July 5 show how calendar shifts can affect spot market performance. Broker-posted spot rates for dry van and refrigerated van equipment rose during the […]

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ICSA Selects Netradyne as New Fleet Safety Solutions Partner

ICSA Selects Netradyne as New Fleet Safety Solutions Partner

| July 10, 2024

The Independent Carrier Safety Association (ICSA), a non-profit membership organization offers cost-effective safety tools and access to insurance coverage for qualified single-truck operators and small fleets Netradyne, an industry-leading SaaS provider of artificial intelligence (AI), edge computing and full-service video telematics  focused on safety and driver coaching for commercial fleets, announced its partnership with the […]

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Workhorse Introduces the W56 Extended Wheelbase Version

Workhorse Introduces the W56 Extended Wheelbase Version

| July 10, 2024

Zero-emission delivery work van is designed to meet the rigorous demands of the commercial vehicle industry, supporting a benchmark payload capacity of up to approximately 10,000 pounds and a range of up to 150 miles  Workhorse Group Inc. an American technology company focused on pioneering the transition to zero-emission commercial vehicles, announced the release of […]

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TRANSTEX acquires US Liner Company to expand manufacturing capacity

TRANSTEX acquires US Liner Company to expand manufacturing capacity

| July 10, 2024

This acquisition secures a source of high-quality composite materials which are essential to the company’s innovative line of products for trucks and trailers TRANSTEX, announced the acquisition of US Liner Company (formerly American Made LLC), a manufacturer of fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites widely used as protective or structural components in transportation vehicles, recreational vehicles, and agricultural applications. […]

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SHAED Launches CommercialEVs.com Powered by RETISIO Commerce

SHAED Launches CommercialEVs.com Powered by RETISIO Commerce

| July 10, 2024

SHAED, stands for Shared, Hydrogen, Autonomous, Electric, and Distribution  RETISIO Inc., announced that SHAED’s marketplace for commercial electric vehicles, has chosen RETISIO’s Commerce Platform to launch www.commercialEVs.com. This strategic collaboration underscores RETISIO’s commitment to empowering businesses with cutting-edge digital solutions. SHAED, which stands for Shared, Hydrogen, Autonomous, Electric, and Distribution sought a robust e-commerce platform that […]

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Volvo Group and Westport Celebrate Transformative Partnership

Volvo Group and Westport Celebrate Transformative Partnership

| July 9, 2024

Highlights Joint Venture’s Role in Global Adoption of HPDI™ Fuel System, Advancing Commercial Transportation to Smarter, Cleaner Power with IC Engines Volvo Group (“Volvo”) and Westport Fuel Systems Inc. marked a definingmoment in the journey of the newly formed joint venture (JV) as the two companies celebratedthe official launch of their partnership with an exclusive […]

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Michigan Selects Geotab and Wheels for Zero-Emission Fleet Initiative, Aligning with Executive Directive

Michigan Selects Geotab and Wheels for Zero-Emission Fleet Initiative, Aligning with Executive Directive

| July 9, 2024

State aims to meet environmental targets under Whitmer’s directive with help from telematics and fleet management leaders Geotab connected transportation solutions and Wheels, a leading fleet management company in North America, are partnering to provide telematics solutions to the State of Michigan. This move advances the state’s executive directive to decarbonize its fleet by starting the conversion of state owned vehicles to […]

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Spencer Manufacturing Agrees to Purchase Bollinger Motors Bollinger B4 Chassis Cabs for Emergency Vehicle Upfits

Spencer Manufacturing Agrees to Purchase Bollinger Motors Bollinger B4 Chassis Cabs for Emergency Vehicle Upfits

| July 9, 2024

Durability, Dependability, Performance Make the Bollinger B4 the Right Choice for Fire Rescue Trucks Bollinger Motors, Inc., an electric commercial vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, has reached an agreement to sell five all-electric Class 4 Bollinger B4 commercial trucks to Spencer Manufacturing, which will upfit the vehicles into emergency rescue trucks. Spencer Manufacturing is a specialty upfitter of […]

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Spot Market Insights: Refrigerated Spot Rates Dip in a Typically Strong Week

Spot Market Insights: Refrigerated Spot Rates Dip in a Typically Strong Week

| July 8, 2024

Refrigerated Spot Rates Dip in a Typically Strong Week Refrigerated Spot Rates Dip in a Typically Strong Week Data from Truckstop and FTR Transportation Intelligence for the week ended June 28 show broker-posted spot rates for van equipment – especially refrigerated – underperforming seasonal expectations. Refrigerated spot rates declined slightly in a week that typically […]

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Oshkosh Defense to Produce Modernized FHTVs for U.S. Army

Oshkosh Defense to Produce Modernized FHTVs for U.S. Army

| July 8, 2024

Oshkosh will produce new Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT) A4 tankers, cargos, wreckers, load handling systems (LHS), Common Bridge Transports (CBT) and Palletized Load System (PLS) A1s Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) business, announced that the U.S. Army Contracting Command – Detroit Arsenal (ACC-DTA) placed orders valued at $231.9 million for […]

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ZF Demonstrates Further Advances in Safety Technologies for Commercial Vehicles

ZF Demonstrates Further Advances in Safety Technologies for Commercial Vehicles

| July 8, 2024

Truck-Trailer-Link enables the next generation safety systems for truck trailer combinations, allowing 360° high resolution monitoring around the entire commercial vehicle ZF has a strong record of developing systems for commercial vehicles that can make driving safer and reduce the risk of accidents. As a global supplier offering the commercial vehicles industry’s broadest product portfolio, […]

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CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week Is Underway

CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week Is Underway

| July 8, 2024

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) weeklong driver-safety traffic enforcement initiative, Operation Safe Driver Week. From July 7 to 13, drivers exhibiting unsafe driving behaviors on our roadways, such as speeding, distracted driving, aggressive driving, following too closely, etc., will be pulled over by law enforcement personnel and may be issued a warning or citation. Operation […]

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HYZON TO FOCUS ON CORE NORTH AMERICAN MARKETS AND REFUSE INDUSTRY AND STRATEGICALLY HALT NETHERLANDS AND AUSTRALIAN OPERATIONS

HYZON TO FOCUS ON CORE NORTH AMERICAN MARKETS AND REFUSE INDUSTRY AND STRATEGICALLY HALT NETHERLANDS AND AUSTRALIAN OPERATIONS

| July 8, 2024

Company to Continue Pursuit of New Capital and Adoption of Market-Leading Fuel Cell Technology in North America Hyzon hydrogen fuel cell systems focused on providing zero-emission power to decarbonize the most demanding industries, announced that after considering its options as well as completing its assessment of the challenging market conditions across Europe and Australia, the Company will halt its […]

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Daimler Truck North America and Daimler Truck Financial Services Collaborate with Salem Carriers and Electrada for a New Logistics Electrification Solution

Daimler Truck North America and Daimler Truck Financial Services Collaborate with Salem Carriers and Electrada for a New Logistics Electrification Solution

| July 7, 2024

DTFS serves as the catalyst by reducing entry barriers with the new CaaS solution; integrating the vehicle lease, electric service program, insurance, and other key components into a unified, predictable cost structure for Salem Daimler Truck North America LLC (DTNA) and Salem Carriers, Inc., a dedicated contract logistics company, today announced their collaboration to electrify […]

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Preliminary Class 8 Truck Net Orders Return to Expected Levels in June

Preliminary Class 8 Truck Net Orders Return to Expected Levels in June

| July 7, 2024

ACT Research reports Class 8 net orders were 14,800 units, down 37% m/m and 12% y/y June preliminary North America Class 8 net orders were 14,800 units, down 37% m/m and 12% y/y. Complete industry data for June, including final order numbers, will be published by ACT Research in mid-July. “Even in good years, Q2 […]

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project44 Drives eBOL Adoption Across LTL Industry, Supporting Shippers, LSPs and Carriers

project44 Drives eBOL Adoption Across LTL Industry, Supporting Shippers, LSPs and Carriers

| July 7, 2024

Updates to project44 LTL Dispatch solution make it easy for customers to send eBOL data to supporting carriers without building new API endpoints  project44, released enhanced electronic bill of lading (eBOL) capabilities to accelerate adoption of the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA)’s standards across the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry. For every pick-up request processed by […]

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FleetUp and RoadFlex’s Integrated Solution Delivers Modern Fuel Management

FleetUp and RoadFlex’s Integrated Solution Delivers Modern Fuel Management

| July 7, 2024

Customers save an average of over 10 hours weekly by automating fleet expense management and other administrative tasks FleetUpand RoadFlex, two leading providers of fleet management solutions, have individually built solutions that help fleets save time and money. The integration between these two industry leaders is an additional step in helping fleets achieve 360-degree vehicle data […]

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API, Truckers and Agriculture Organizations File Lawsuit to Stop EPA’s Emissions Rule for New Heavy-Duty Vehicles

API, Truckers and Agriculture Organizations File Lawsuit to Stop EPA’s Emissions Rule for New Heavy-Duty Vehicles

| June 19, 2024

“Small business truckers make up 96% of trucking and could be regulated out of existence if the EPA’s unworkable heavy-duty rule comes into effect,” said Todd Spencer, president, Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association. “ The American Petroleum Institute (API) filed a lawsuit in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) […]

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Toshiba, Sojitz and CBMM Unveil an Ultra-Fast Charging Electric Bus Prototype

Toshiba, Sojitz and CBMM Unveil an Ultra-Fast Charging Electric Bus Prototype

| June 19, 2024

Powered by Next-Generation Lithium-ion Batteries with Niobium Titanium Oxide Anodes Toshiba Corporation and Sojitz Corporation of Japan, and Brazil’s CBMM, the world’s leading producer of niobium, have completed development of a next generation lithium-ion battery that uses niobium titanium oxide (NTO) in the anode. They held an opening ceremony and unveiled a prototype E-bus powered […]

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Behnke Inc. Equips Entire Fleet with Road Ready Advanced Telematics for Enhanced Asset Tracking and Efficiency

Behnke Inc. Equips Entire Fleet with Road Ready Advanced Telematics for Enhanced Asset Tracking and Efficiency

| June 19, 2024

Behnke Inc. is especially interested in collaborating on the development of custom reporting, to reduce dwell and detention times, which will enable them to run their fleets more effectively and efficiently Behnke Inc., a leading provider of transportation services in the Midwest, has recently partnered with Road Ready, the advanced telematics and digital fleet management solutions […]

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Verra Mobility partners with Bluedot to offer electric vehicle charging capabilities to fleets

Verra Mobility partners with Bluedot to offer electric vehicle charging capabilities to fleets

| June 18, 2024

Partnership alleviates some of the challenges that fleets must navigate in the electrification of vehicles such as range, battery limitations and automated payments solutions Verra Mobility Corporation smart mobility technology solutions, announced a partnership with all-in-one electric vehicle (EV) fleet management platform Bluedot to offer charging capabilities to fleet customers. By partnering with Bluedot, Verra […]

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Waabi Raises $200M USD to Launch Fully Driverless Trucks in 2025

Waabi Raises $200M USD to Launch Fully Driverless Trucks in 2025

| June 18, 2024

Breakthrough generative AI technology enables unprecedented pace of development and capital efficiency in self-driving   Waabi, a company pioneering generative AI for the physical world, has raised $200 million (USD) in an oversubscribed Series B round, led by Uber and Khosla Ventures. The funding round includes participation from best-in-class strategic investors NVIDIA, Volvo Group Venture Capital, […]

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DAT: Truckload spot rates gained in May on robust van and reefer volumes

DAT: Truckload spot rates gained in May on robust van and reefer volumes

| June 18, 2024

“Stronger van and reefer volumes are consistent with May, when shippers move seasonal produce and retail goods and truckload capacity tightens due to the Roadcheck inspection event and Memorial Day holiday” Spot truckload rates bounced higher in May as shippers sought capacity to move higher volumes of van and refrigerated freight, said DAT Freight & […]

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ATRI Research Identifies Strategies for Mitigating Women Truck Driver Challenges

ATRI Research Identifies Strategies for Mitigating Women Truck Driver Challenges

| June 18, 2024

Challenges identified in ATRI’s research were industry image and perception, training school completion, truck parking shortages and restroom access, and gender harassment and discrimination The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released new research identifying approaches to increase the number of women truck drivers entering and staying in the industry. After quantifying six key challenge areas […]

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