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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

<strong>Convoy, J.B. Hunt, and Uber Freight Join Forces to Tackle Lack of API Standards Across Freight Shipments</strong>

Convoy, J.B. Hunt, and Uber Freight Join Forces to Tackle Lack of API Standards Across Freight Shipments

| December 5, 2022

New Scheduling Standards Consortium to establish industry standard that simplifies scheduling, improving automation for businesses and generating industry-wide efficiencies Convoy, J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., and Uber Freight announced the formation of the Scheduling Standards Consortium (SSC) which aims to solve transportation scheduling challenges by establishing the freight industry’s first formal set of appointment scheduling application […]

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<strong>Drivers and Small Fleets Can Now Take Advantage of Discounted Tax and Business Solutions from Trucker Path</strong>

Drivers and Small Fleets Can Now Take Advantage of Discounted Tax and Business Solutions from Trucker Path

| December 5, 2022

Partnership with American Truck Business Services provides access to discounted services for truckers from the industry’s largest tax and accounting firm Trucker Path, the most used mobile app for North American truckers, announced a partnership with American Truck Business Services (ATBS), the provider of tax and business solutions for truck drivers and small fleets. Accessible […]

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<strong>Ryder Honored at Inaugural Miami Inno Fire Awards for Its Innovative Vehicle Sharing Platform</strong>

Ryder Honored at Inaugural Miami Inno Fire Awards for Its Innovative Vehicle Sharing Platform

| December 5, 2022

OOP by Ryder® recognized by The South Florida Business Journal as a leader in innovation within South Florida Ryder System, Inc. announces its selection as a Miami Inno Fire Awards honoree by The South Florida Business Journal in recognition of the company’s peer-to-peer truck sharing platform, COOP® by Ryder. The award recognizes startups, established companies, […]

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People

<strong>Bridgestone Americas Names Steve Hoeft President of Commercial Truck Group</strong>

Bridgestone Americas Names Steve Hoeft President of Commercial Truck Group

| December 5, 2022

Hoeft will lead the Commercial Truck Group, which includes the Truck & Bus Radial business Bridgestone Americas announced Steve Hoeft will assume the role of president of its Commercial Truck Group, effective immediately. The Commercial Truck Group includes the company’s Truck & Bus Radial (TBR) business. Hoeft has been with Bridgestone since 2017 and previously […]

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Women In Trucking Association Announces its December 2022 Member of the Month

Women In Trucking Association Announces its December 2022 Member of the Month

| December 2, 2022

Tuccaro has written three books and travels the world working with women and youth in schools, juvenile homes, prisons, and communities The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has announced Kathy Tuccaro as its December 2022 Member of the Month. Tuccaro is a Heavy Equipment Operator for ExxonMobil. Although Tuccaro was a nurse for 13 years, […]

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New Research Reveals Increased Pressures and Changing Workloads of Delivery Drivers Worldwide

New Research Reveals Increased Pressures and Changing Workloads of Delivery Drivers Worldwide

| November 23, 2022

Scandit,  smart data capture, launched Global Delivery Insight – Driver Views from the Last Mile Scandit, smart data capture, has launched Global Delivery Insight – Driver Views from the Last Mile, a comprehensive research report examining the state of the parcel and post delivery industry, according to over 1,200 delivery drivers from 11 countries worldwide. The research reveals […]

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Autonomous

TuSimple and Navistar end their co-development under the 2020 Joint Development Agreement

TuSimple and Navistar end their co-development under the 2020 Joint Development Agreement

| December 5, 2022

TuSimple and Navistar Provide Update on Joint Development Agreement In a joint announcement, TuSimple and Navistar announced an end to their co-development under the 2020 Joint Development Agreement. The decision to end the development agreement does not preclude the companies from working together in the future. “I decided to return as TuSimple’s CEO to address […]

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Uber Freight and Aurora expand autonomous pilot with a 600-mile lane between Dallas and El Paso

Uber Freight and Aurora expand autonomous pilot with a 600-mile lane between Dallas and El Paso

| December 2, 2022

Expansion underscores the shared vision of safer roads, eased supply chain strains, and a hybrid model that empowers human drivers to handle first- / last-mile hauls closer to home Uber Freight and Aurora are deepening their existing partnership by autonomously hauling freight between Dallas/Fort Worth and El Paso for packing solutions distributor, Veritiv, through and […]

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Waabi Driver<strong>:</strong> <strong>the next generation of autonomous trucking technology</strong>.

Waabi Driver: the next generation of autonomous trucking technology.

| November 17, 2022

Waabi unveiled its core product, the Waabi Driver. Built for safety, scalability, and flexibility, the with two components: an advanced virtual driver as software, along with autonomous sensors and compute as hardware The Waabi Driver combines our revolutionary AI-first autonomy stack as software along with sensors and compute as hardware. Together, they form a complete […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

<strong>Cummins closes on acquisition of Siemens’ Commercial Vehicles business</strong>

Cummins closes on acquisition of Siemens’ Commercial Vehicles business

| December 1, 2022

Transaction will accelerate Cummins’ development of electrified power solutions Cummins Inc. through its subsidiary Meritor, has completed its acquisition of Siemens’ Commercial Vehicles business, a leading global supplier of high-performance electric drive systems for commercial vehicles. In May 2022, Meritor, Inc. announced it had entered into an agreement to acquire the business for approximately €190 […]

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Epika Fleet Services Announces Acquisition of Managed Mobile in Placentia, CA

Epika Fleet Services Announces Acquisition of Managed Mobile in Placentia, CA

| November 28, 2022

Further expanding their network of mobile service in California and Las Vegas Epika Fleet Services, Inc. has acquired Managed Mobile, based in Placentia, California. The acquisition expands Epika’s repair and mobile service presence to the Southwest region of the United States. Managed Mobile specializes in on-site fleet maintenance, repairs, and inspections of light, medium, and heavy-duty vehicles. They currently serve […]

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NA CV Forecasts Slightly Raised, Economic Activity Favorable

NA CV Forecasts Slightly Raised, Economic Activity Favorable

| November 14, 2022

ACT Research says there is a compelling case to be made for production volumes to be sustained at 2022 levels through the end of 2023 According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, 2022 forecasts this month are slightly raised from October thanks to easing supply-chain constraints. Current economic activity aside, […]

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Fuel & Oil

Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in British Columbia, Canada 

Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in British Columbia, Canada 

| December 5, 2022

Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group has nine total locations that have served the greater Vancouver area and the interior of B.C. for more than 35 years Volvo Trucks North America announced the expansion of its certified electric vehicle (EV) dealer network into a third Canadian province to support continued market adoption of its Class 8 […]

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Ford Pro and DHL Group Join Forces to Electrify Last Mile Delivery Worldwide

Ford Pro and DHL Group Join Forces to Electrify Last Mile Delivery Worldwide

| December 5, 2022

Ford Pro will equip DHL with more than 2,000 E-Transit vans by the end of 2023 to enhance its position as a leader in electrified last-mile delivery Ford Pro and Deutsche Post DHL Group recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to accelerate the deployment of electrified vans used for logistics operations worldwide. In doing so, […]

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PepsiCo Takes Delivery of Tesla Semi Trucks in December

PepsiCo Takes Delivery of Tesla Semi Trucks in December

| December 5, 2022

PepsiCo confirmed in a Tweet stating “We can confirm our first electric Tesla Semis Dec. 1 2022, supporting our Frito-Lay plant in Modesto, CA, + our PepsiCo beverages plant in Sacramento. We’re looking forward to this next step in our #PepsiCoPositive journey + will provide more details once we have taken delivery.” The long awaited […]

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Fleet Maintenance

<strong>Bridgestone Americas Names Steve Hoeft President of Commercial Truck Group</strong>

Bridgestone Americas Names Steve Hoeft President of Commercial Truck Group

| December 5, 2022

Hoeft will lead the Commercial Truck Group, which includes the Truck & Bus Radial business Bridgestone Americas announced Steve Hoeft will assume the role of president of its Commercial Truck Group, effective immediately. The Commercial Truck Group includes the company’s Truck & Bus Radial (TBR) business. Hoeft has been with Bridgestone since 2017 and previously […]

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5 Fuel Efficiency Tips to Reduce Fleet Emissions and Save Money

5 Fuel Efficiency Tips to Reduce Fleet Emissions and Save Money

| November 30, 2022

PDI Technologies shares five easy ways to improve the fuel efficiency of your fleet Between shuttles, buses, commercial trucks, and more, transportation has become the leading source of Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United States of America, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Every time an internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle is on […]

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ATRI Issues Call for Motor Carriers and Drivers to Participate in Predatory Towing Survey

ATRI Issues Call for Motor Carriers and Drivers to Participate in Predatory Towing Survey

| November 29, 2022

Predatory towing is any incident in which a tow truck operator egregiously overcharges, illegally seizes, damages by use of improper equipment, or withholds release of a truck and/or cargo The American Transportation Research Institute today issued a call for motor carriers and drivers to participate in a new ATRI data collection on the impact 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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Road Risks, Driver Safety, Smarter Safety Solutions, Major Concerns In Recent Survey

Road Risks, Driver Safety, Smarter Safety Solutions, Major Concerns In Recent Survey

| December 5, 2022

Netradyne Reveals Survey Results from Small and Medium-Size Business Leaders Netradyne, an industry-leading SaaS provider of artificial intelligence (A.I.) and edge computing solutions focused on safety and driver coaching for commercial fleets, today announced the results of its recent survey. To better understand the key challenges and goals that small and medium businesses (SMBs) face […]

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<strong>Trucking Industry Thanks Congress for Their Swift Action to Avert Rail Strike</strong>

Trucking Industry Thanks Congress for Their Swift Action to Avert Rail Strike

| December 5, 2022

“The trucking industry thanks Congress for acting swiftly to prevent what could have been a disastrous rail strike,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear The American Trucking Associations thanked Congress for its quick action to prevent a crippling strike by railroad workers. “The trucking industry thanks Congress for acting swiftly to prevent what could […]

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<strong>ATrack Launches 4G Telematics Devices and Asset Trackers</strong>

ATrack Launches 4G Telematics Devices and Asset Trackers

| December 5, 2022

Providing multiple solutions for vehicle and asset tracking ATrack Technology Inc., has launched two new products, their AK300 LTE vehicle tracker and AS500 long standby asset tracker. The AK300 vehicle tracker, with numerous interfaces, can support multiple vehicle applications suitable for various commercial vehicles assisting logistics operators to improve fleet management efficiency. The AS500 long standby asset […]

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<strong>Whip Around Launches New Document Management Solution for Fleet Managers and Drivers</strong>

Whip Around Launches New Document Management Solution for Fleet Managers and Drivers

| December 2, 2022

Whip Around developed the Whip Around Wallet to improve compliance and ensure their drivers are road ready at all times Whip Around launches new document management solution for Fleet Managers and Drivers, a move designed to improve compliance and ensure their drivers are road ready at all times. Poorly managed or missing documentation consistently features in […]

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<strong>Brigade Electronics launches new digital video recorder</strong>

Brigade Electronics launches new digital video recorder

| December 2, 2022

Brigade’s MDR (Mobile Digital Recorder) system offers the ideal solution, providing an accurate witness and irrefutable evidence in the event of an incident Brigade a provider of vehicle safety systems – has launched a new and enhanced version of its digital video recorder to the US market. The MDR 644 offers the same high-quality recording […]

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Motive Partners With Progressive® Commercial to Increase Safety and Decrease Insurance Premiums

Motive Partners With Progressive® Commercial to Increase Safety and Decrease Insurance Premiums

| December 2, 2022

Motive has invested years building an AI-based safety solution that helps drivers and operators improve driver safety Motive, the leader in Automated Operations, announced that it is partnering with Progressive® Commercial, the #1 Commercial Auto and Truck insurer to offer Motive’s market-leading AI-based safety solution to Progressive® Commercial customers. The offering supports each company’s commitment […]

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<strong>ATA Applauds Introduction of Senate Truck Parking Bill</strong>

ATA Applauds Introduction of Senate Truck Parking Bill

| December 2, 2022

Legislation would alleviate stress on supply chain, boost highway safety The American Trucking Associations applauded the introduction of the Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act by U.S. Senators Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Mark Kelly (D-AZ). The legislation would authorize $755 million in competitive grant funding to expand commercial truck parking capacity across the United States. A […]

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<strong>The Mobility House Partners with NYCSBUS to Deliver Clean, Electric School Buses in New York City </strong>

The Mobility House Partners with NYCSBUS to Deliver Clean, Electric School Buses in New York City 

| December 1, 2022

Project awarded $8 million to fund one of the largest bidirectional school bus projects in U.S. The Mobility House has been selected by New York City School Bus Umbrella Services (NYCSBUS) to manage electric vehicle charging and vehicle-to-grid (V2G) operations for the largest V2G school bus electrification project in the state. Awarded $8 million by […]

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Despite Current Economic Activity, 2023 Decline Yet to Come

Despite Current Economic Activity, 2023 Decline Yet to Come

| December 1, 2022

ACT Research reports factors mitigating a sharper commercial vehicle market downturn in 2023 include pent-up demand and the potential for some prebuying In the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research reported a slightly raised 2022 GDP forecast despite current economic activity, but analysts continue to expect a decline in 2023. According to […]

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Driver Telematics Programs Face Privacy Concerns, IRC Study Finds

Driver Telematics Programs Face Privacy Concerns, IRC Study Finds

| December 1, 2022

“While we are seeing more drivers participating in telematics programs than ever before, some consumers we surveyed indicated hesitancy in signing up due to privacy concerns” More U.S. drivers are open to opting into usage-based insurance (UBI) programs to save on their auto insurance premiums, yet more widespread acceptance of telematics programs and UBI remains […]

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Truckers’ Health Adaptative Technology (T.H.A.T.) Study Evaluates the Impact of Digital Virtual Models of Care on the Health of Truck Drivers

Truckers’ Health Adaptative Technology (T.H.A.T.) Study Evaluates the Impact of Digital Virtual Models of Care on the Health of Truck Drivers

| December 1, 2022

Professional truck drivers are essential workers in our economy that face significantly higher risk of diabetes and related health conditions due to the nature of their profession Dexcom, Inc. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, time to bring attention to the prevalence and risk of diabetes within our diverse Canadian population, and to profile innovative strategies for […]

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GPS Insight, SaaS-based fleet and field service management software solutions, enhances its Field Service Management (FSM) suite

GPS Insight, SaaS-based fleet and field service management software solutions, enhances its Field Service Management (FSM) suite

| December 1, 2022

Among new features optimizing the integration of fleet + field includes a new App Switcher utility to move between Fleet and Field Service Management portals with ease GPS Insight, SaaS-based fleet and field service management software solutions, announced enhancements to its integrated Field Service Management (FSM) suite, marking significant strides towards the empowerment of both […]

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Loadsmith Enhances Capacity with Wabash’s Trailers as a Service Offering

Loadsmith Enhances Capacity with Wabash’s Trailers as a Service Offering

| November 30, 2022

New Option Makes Loadsmith the Most Comprehensive Capacity-as-a-Service Platform with the Freight, Resources & Technology to Meet Any Size Carrier or Shipper Needs  Loadsmith, third-party Capacity-as-a-Service logistics platform for shippers and carriers, and Wabash, connected solutions for the transportation, logistics and distribution industries, announced a new partnership to enhance capacity of Loadsmith’s CaaS logistics platform through Wabash’s Trailers as […]

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Top 20 Most Popular US Hwy/On-Off Ramp Spots For Dangerous Truck Parking

Top 20 Most Popular US Hwy/On-Off Ramp Spots For Dangerous Truck Parking

| November 30, 2022

Lytx just released October 2022 data revealing the top 20 “hot spots” – dangerous interstate and on/off ramp locations around the country that are notorious for rigs stopping Risky parking remains a major concern drawing attention from the federal government to act now to create more options for truckers. Trucks parked along the side of […]

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Turvo and DAT Partnership Combines Best-in-Class TMS with the Largest Load Board in the US

Turvo and DAT Partnership Combines Best-in-Class TMS with the Largest Load Board in the US

| November 30, 2022

Turvo and DAT integration brings unparalleled freight matching capabilities for freight brokers, 3PLs, shippers and carriers Turvo, provider of the world’s leading collaboration application designed for the supply chain, and DAT Freight & Analytics, the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America, formally announce their strategic partnership to take freight matching and supply chain orchestration to […]

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Truck Fleet of Global Manufacturer to Install the SaverOne System

Truck Fleet of Global Manufacturer to Install the SaverOne System

| November 30, 2022

Customer’s entire truck fleet to be protected against driver distraction by SaverOne  SaverOne 2014 Ltd., a company developing and deploying transportation safety and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) technologies and solutions, announced that following a successful trial, a leading global chemical manufacturer headquartered in Israel with over fifty production sites across multiple countries will equip its entire fleet of trucks […]

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Bestpass Acquires ExpressTruckTax from SPAN Enterprises

Bestpass Acquires ExpressTruckTax from SPAN Enterprises

| November 29, 2022

ExpressTruckTax is the leader in Heavy Vehicle Use Tax e-Filing via IRS Form 2290   Bestpass payment platform provider and the leader in toll management solutions for commercial fleets, announced the acquisition of ExpressTruckTax, the premier HVUT (Heavy Vehicle Use Tax) e-filing system for truckers, fleet owners, and tax preparers for e-filing Forms 2290 and 2290 […]

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<strong>Range Energy Launches with $8M in Seed Capital Bringing Electric Trailers to the Commercial Trucking Market</strong>

Range Energy Launches with $8M in Seed Capital Bringing Electric Trailers to the Commercial Trucking Market

| November 29, 2022

Powered trailers provide fleet owners a practical, compliant, near-term solution to emissions mandates while reducing cost-per-mile through electrification Range Energy (Range), the hardware company bringing powered trailers to the commercial trucking market, announced $8M in seed capital today from UP Partners, R7, and Yamaha Motor Ventures. The company recently completed its software and hardware interface validation […]

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Penske Truck Leasing and Daimler Truck Commemorate Delivery of Freightliner eCascadias

Penske Truck Leasing and Daimler Truck Commemorate Delivery of Freightliner eCascadias

| November 29, 2022

Penske has been an early adopter of battery electric commercial vehicles and has invested in testing, maintaining, and building out charging infrastructure to support these vehicles  Penske Truck Leasing and Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) commemorated the delivery of two battery electric production model Freightliner eCascadia semi-trucks. The delivery of these heavy-duty electric vehicles is a significant milestone for both […]

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<strong>WEX launches Driver App in Australia to help SMBs save money on fuel</strong>

WEX launches Driver App in Australia to help SMBs save money on fuel

| November 29, 2022

WEX Motorpass Driver App enables employees and fleet vehicle drivers to find the best fuel prices closest to them, which is critical as interest rates continue to rise and put pressure on Australian SMBs WEX commerce platform that simplifies the business of running a business, announced the launch of the WEX Motorpass Driver App in Australia to help Aussie […]

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ITS Logistics’ Distribution Helps Caraway Achieve 280% Omnichannel Order Volume Growth

ITS Logistics’ Distribution Helps Caraway Achieve 280% Omnichannel Order Volume Growth

| November 29, 2022

ITS manages entire fulfillment process from the time Caraway merchandise arrives at the ports Caraway is a popular brand of premium, non-toxic kitchenware and has maintained a significant presence in the ecommerce space for three years. In 2021, Caraway tapped ITS Logistics to support its expansion into omnichannel markets, specifically focusing on increasing its presence […]

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Navajo Express’s Investment in Advanced Safety Technology Pays Off

Navajo Express’s Investment in Advanced Safety Technology Pays Off

| November 28, 2022

E-SMART Intelligent Speed Solution Improves CSA Scores for Navajo Navajo Express, Inc., a leader in long-haul and dedicated transportation announced first year results of their adoption of the E-SMART intelligent speed adaptation technology. When Navajo began using the E-SMART solution in August of 2021, their CSA score was 67. By September of 2021, it had […]

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Used Class 8 Retail Sales Fell in October, Countering Seasonal Expectations

Used Class 8 Retail Sales Fell in October, Countering Seasonal Expectations

| November 28, 2022

ACT Research reports “Same dealer retail sales of used Class 8 trucks fell in September, shedding 19% m/m” According to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research, used Class 8 retail volumes (same dealer sales) were down 19% m/m. Average mileage was flat, with […]

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Coca-Cola will make local deliveries with electric Renault Trucks

Coca-Cola will make local deliveries with electric Renault Trucks

| November 28, 2022

Coca-Cola chose a configuration allowing Renault Truck’s electric vehicles to cover 200 km daily, which is more than enough for 40% of CCEP’s current local delivery routes Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) will start using 30 electric trucks to make “last mile” deliveries to local customers in Belgium. The first five vehicles will go out today […]

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Carrier Transicold supports Pacific International Lines (PIL) reefer container inventory with Energy-Efficient PrimeLINE and EverFRESH Active Controlled-Atmosphere System containers

Carrier Transicold supports Pacific International Lines (PIL) reefer container inventory with Energy-Efficient PrimeLINE and EverFRESH Active Controlled-Atmosphere System containers

| November 28, 2022

Carrier Transicold recently manufactured 1,750 PrimeLINE® and EverFRESH® 40-foot high-cube refrigeration units, for Pacific International Lines (PIL) Carrier Transicold provider of healthy, safe, and sustainable building and cold chain solutions, recently manufactured 1,750 PrimeLINE® and EverFRESH® 40-foot high-cube refrigeration units, for Pacific International Lines (PIL), a Singapore-based shipping company, ranked 12th among the world’s top container […]

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<strong>FTR Reports Net Trailer Orders Surged in October to 44,000 Units</strong>

FTR Reports Net Trailer Orders Surged in October to 44,000 Units

| November 23, 2022

Orders were 161% higher than in October 2021 FTR reports that U.S. trailer net orders surged in October to 44,000, rising 91% from the previous month. Orders were 161% higher than in October 2021. Backlog levels jumped 13% on the increased orders after a downward trend for most of the year. October build rates were […]

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Slipped 2.3% in October

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Slipped 2.3% in October

| November 23, 2022

Index 2.8% Above October 2021 American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.3% in October after rising 0.8% in September. In October, the index equaled 116.3 (2015=100) versus 119.1 in September. “For-hire truck tonnage saw the largest single monthly decrease in October since the start of the pandemic,” said ATA […]

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<strong>Ryder Ranks in <em>FreightWaves</em> FreightTech 25: The Most Innovative and Disruptive Companies in Freight Technology</strong>

Ryder Ranks in FreightWaves FreightTech 25: The Most Innovative and Disruptive Companies in Freight Technology

| November 23, 2022

Ryder has invested $1.2 billion over the past four years to build, acquire, and create strategic alliances with start-ups and technology providers on innovative new products and solutions that tackle disruptions in the supply chain Ryder System, Inc., announces it ranks among the top 25 most innovative and disruptive companies in the freight technology space, […]

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DisplayRide Introduces Driver Distraction Alert to Help Gig Workers Drive Safer

DisplayRide Introduces Driver Distraction Alert to Help Gig Workers Drive Safer

| November 23, 2022

Driver distraction is a major cause of road accidents and this feature, offered on the Rideshare Monitoring Platform, leverages Artificial Intelligence to identify and alert a driver when possibly distracted DisplayRide Inc., an innovator focused on enhancing the rideshare and gig experience, is introducing the Driver Distraction Alert on its Rideshare Monitoring Platform (RMP). This […]

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Live Virtual Auction with Onsite and Online Bidding on November 30 Features 135 Tractors and Trailers

Live Virtual Auction with Onsite and Online Bidding on November 30 Features 135 Tractors and Trailers

| November 23, 2022

The wind-down of RiteWay Express includes late-model day cab and sleeper road tractors, food-grade dry vans and more  On November 30th, Tiger Group, Motleys and Loeb will hold a live virtual auction with online and on-site bidding for RiteWay Express, a multigenerational trucking business founded in 1993. “This sale is a great opportunity for buyers in the trucking, hauling, or shipping […]

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Weichai Group Launches the World’s First Commercialized Diesel Engine with a Brake Thermal Efficiency of 52.28% and natural gas engine with 54.16%

Weichai Group Launches the World’s First Commercialized Diesel Engine with a Brake Thermal Efficiency of 52.28% and natural gas engine with 54.16%

| November 22, 2022

TÜV Sud, an authoritative international testing institution, awarded certificates to the representatives of Weichai’s high thermal efficiency engine development team Weichai released the world’s first commercial diesel engine with base engine’s thermal efficiency of 52.28% and natural gas engine with base engine’s thermal efficiency of 54.16%. Li Xiaohong, Party Secretary and President of the Chinese […]

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Top restaurants for Thanksgiving dinner for truckers on the road

Top restaurants for Thanksgiving dinner for truckers on the road

| November 22, 2022

Rather than settling for fast food this Thanksgiving, Commercial Truck Trader has compiled their list of the top restaurants where you can eat Thanksgiving dinner on the road Spending long periods of time on the road can be tough for drivers, especially during the holiday season. While many families gather around the dining table for […]

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<strong>Love’s Travel Stops donates $1.5 million to United Way in 2022</strong>

Love’s Travel Stops donates $1.5 million to United Way in 2022

| November 22, 2022

More than $650,000 raised by employees during annual campaign Love’s Travel Stops contributed $1.5 million to the United Way of Central Oklahoma in 2022, including over $650,000 raised by employees through the company’s annual campaign that takes place each October. Since 1999, Love’s has donated more than $9 million to the organization. “Love’s corporate employees […]

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<strong>U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Arrival in Washington D.C.</strong>

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Arrival in Washington D.C.

| November 22, 2022

Hardy Brothers Trucking used a new Kenworth T680 Next Gen equipped with a 76-inch mid-roof sleeper to transport the 2022 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree  The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree has arrived in Washington, D.C., which concludes the journey from the tree harvesting site in the Pisgah National Forest in western North Carolina. Husband-and-wife driver team Ed […]

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A-1 Alternative Fuel Systems, Ideanomics to build two zero-emission fuel cell electric shuttle buses

A-1 Alternative Fuel Systems, Ideanomics to build two zero-emission fuel cell electric shuttle buses

| November 22, 2022

Buses will be ALTOONA tested as well as EPA and CARB certified  Ideanomics, a global company focused on accelerating the commercial adoption of electric vehicles (EV), today announces that its subsidiary U.S. Hybrid joined a consortium led by A-1 Alternative Fuel Systems, a leader in on-vehicle alternative fuel storage and delivery solutions, to develop hydrogen fuel cell […]

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