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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

Michelin Partners with Arity to Make U.S. Roads Safer

Michelin Partners with Arity to Make U.S. Roads Safer

| May 7, 2021

Michelin will leverage Arity data to work with transportation departments and cities to facilitate infrastructure optimization and project prioritization Michelin, a leading mobility company, announced it is partnering with Arity, a mobility and data analytics company founded by The Allstate Corporation, to develop data-powered solutions for transportation departments and cities to improve road safety across the […]

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Volvo Trucks and Lytx Partner to Boost Safety and Performance with State-of-the-Art Video Telematics

Volvo Trucks and Lytx Partner to Boost Safety and Performance with State-of-the-Art Video Telematics

| May 6, 2021

Onboard technology from Lytx®, a leading provider of machine vision and artificial intelligence-powered video telematics, is now available on all model-year 2022 or newer Volvo trucks as a factory-installed option Offering video telematics is another example of Volvo Trucks’ commitment to delivering best-in-class solutions to its customers. Utilizing award-winning machine vision and artificial intelligence technology, […]

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TuSimple and Liberty Mutual Insurance Partner to Study the Safety Benefits of Autonomous Trucks

TuSimple and Liberty Mutual Insurance Partner to Study the Safety Benefits of Autonomous Trucks

| May 6, 2021

TuSimple and Liberty Mutual will work together to better understand how autonomous technologies perform in comparison to the same types of trucks driven manually by human drivers TuSimple (Nasdaq: TSP), a global self-driving technology company based in San Diego, California, and Liberty Mutual Insurance, the sixth largest global property and casualty insurer, announced a partnership to […]

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People

Women In Trucking Association Announces its May 2021 Member of the Month

Women In Trucking Association Announces its May 2021 Member of the Month

| May 3, 2021

Carina BeeBe is a professional driver for Wilson Logistics The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has announced Carina BeeBe as its May Member of the Month. Carina is a professional driver for Wilson Logistics. In 1999, Carina began her professional driving career in Europe, driving primarily curtain van, mostly in Holland, Belgium, and Germany. After […]

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Weaver Named Women In Trucking’s 2021 Driver of the Year

Weaver Named Women In Trucking’s 2021 Driver of the Year

| April 28, 2021

Weaver now has more than 2 million accident-free miles and zero moving violations The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced today Nikki Weaver, company driver for FedEx Freight, as the winner of the second annual Driver of the Year award sponsored by Walmart. Weaver was among three finalists for the award. The other finalists include […]

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Perdue Farms Driver Alvin Smith Achieves Four Million Consecutive Accident-Free Driving Miles

Perdue Farms Driver Alvin Smith Achieves Four Million Consecutive Accident-Free Driving Miles

| April 27, 2021

He’s the first company driver to achieve the milestone, the equivalent of approximately 160 trips around the Earth Perdue Farms truck driver Alvin Smith of Robersonville, N.C., is celebrating a milestone – four million consecutive accident-free miles driving professionally for Perdue. He’s the first company driver to achieve the milestone, the equivalent of approximately 160 trips around the Earth. […]

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Autonomous

TuSimple and Liberty Mutual Insurance Partner to Study the Safety Benefits of Autonomous Trucks

TuSimple and Liberty Mutual Insurance Partner to Study the Safety Benefits of Autonomous Trucks

| May 6, 2021

TuSimple and Liberty Mutual will work together to better understand how autonomous technologies perform in comparison to the same types of trucks driven manually by human drivers TuSimple (Nasdaq: TSP), a global self-driving technology company based in San Diego, California, and Liberty Mutual Insurance, the sixth largest global property and casualty insurer, announced a partnership to […]

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Kids Won’t Learn to Drive: IDTechEx Explains Why

Kids Won’t Learn to Drive: IDTechEx Explains Why

| May 3, 2021

This is due to the massive focus on automation sweeping the personal transport industry Learning to drive is a coming-of-age moment many kids (and parents sick of being taxi services) dream about. But all of this – the tears, the tests, the parallel parking – could become relegated to the realm of nostalgia alongside VHS […]

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Eclipse IA Partners With Relay Payments to Get Drivers Off The Dock And Back On the Road Faster

Eclipse IA Partners With Relay Payments to Get Drivers Off The Dock And Back On the Road Faster

| April 30, 2021

Digital transactions eliminate the need for cash and checks and can be processed from the safety of the driver’s cab Supply chain solutions provider, Eclipse IA, has partnered with Relay Payments to provide its supply chain distribution clients a quick, contactless carrier payment option to get carriers off the dock faster. “Eclipse is continually looking for […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

Meritor South Carolina Facility Produces Its One Millionth Air Disc Brake for Commercial Vehicles

Meritor South Carolina Facility Produces Its One Millionth Air Disc Brake for Commercial Vehicles

| April 30, 2021

Meritor offers a full line-up of hydraulic and air disc brakes for Class 5-8 trucks and trailers Meritor, Inc. announced that its York, South Carolina manufacturing facility has produced its one millionth air disc brake, contributing to Meritor’s production of more than 10 million air disc brakes worldwide since 1981. Meritor offers a full line-up of hydraulic and […]

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Optimal Vehicle Management through Telematics: Fleet Complete and ConMet Team Up

Optimal Vehicle Management through Telematics: Fleet Complete and ConMet Team Up

| April 2, 2021

SmartHub monitors in real-time, the condition of the hub, brake, and tire health to assist fleet managers in making informed maintenance decisions Fleet Complete, a leading global provider of connected mobility solutions, is excited to announce a new partnership with ConMet, an industry leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of commercial vehicle parts for […]

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Meritor Delivering Complete Drivetrains for Heavy Dump Truck Program

Meritor Delivering Complete Drivetrains for Heavy Dump Truck Program

| March 22, 2021

Meritor has begun supplying Heavy Dump Truck (HDT) components units for the United States Army Meritor, Inc. announced it has begun supplying components to meet the recent order of M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT) units for the United States Army, announced on March 1, 2021. As the exclusive provider of drivetrain components on the HDT, the […]

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Fuel & Oil

UNFI Adopts Emerging Transportation Technology to Reduce Emissions

UNFI Adopts Emerging Transportation Technology to Reduce Emissions

| May 7, 2021

All-electric trailers support UNFI’s ability to reduce its greenhouse gas emission footprint in California United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) is adding 53 all-electric transport refrigerated trailer units (TRUs) to its fleet located at the company’s Riverside, Calif. distribution center. The all-electric TRU achieves zero-emission results by using a high efficiency refrigeration system powered by roof […]

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WattEV to build nation’s first ‘Megawatt E-Truck Stop’ in Bakersfield; aims for 12,000 HD electric trucks on California roads by 2030

WattEV to build nation’s first ‘Megawatt E-Truck Stop’ in Bakersfield; aims for 12,000 HD electric trucks on California roads by 2030

| May 7, 2021

50 Tesla Semi trucks reserved A small start-up with big ambitions is making a serious splash in the truck transport world by building the nation’s first 25-megawatt, solar-powered, electric-only public truck stop to serve electric truck transport between California’s fast-growing Central Valley and Southern California’s bustling ports and shipping hubs. WattEV, founded by an experienced […]

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NIKOLA AND TOTAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES INC SIGN LOI FOR 100 NIKOLA TRUCKS

NIKOLA AND TOTAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES INC SIGN LOI FOR 100 NIKOLA TRUCKS

| May 7, 2021

California port drayage company is committed to a zero-emission fleet Nikola Corporation announced a collaboration with Total Transportation Services Inc. (TTSI), one of Southern California’s prominent port trucking companies, to expedite zero-emission transportation at the port of Los Angeles/Long Beach. The collaboration includes vehicle trials and a Letter of Intent (LOI) to order 100 Nikola Class 8 […]

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Fleet Maintenance

WattEV to build nation’s first ‘Megawatt E-Truck Stop’ in Bakersfield; aims for 12,000 HD electric trucks on California roads by 2030

WattEV to build nation’s first ‘Megawatt E-Truck Stop’ in Bakersfield; aims for 12,000 HD electric trucks on California roads by 2030

| May 7, 2021

50 Tesla Semi trucks reserved A small start-up with big ambitions is making a serious splash in the truck transport world by building the nation’s first 25-megawatt, solar-powered, electric-only public truck stop to serve electric truck transport between California’s fast-growing Central Valley and Southern California’s bustling ports and shipping hubs. WattEV, founded by an experienced […]

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Sensata Technologies Wins Business with Leading Electric Truck OEM to Provide Power Distribution Units for DC Fast Charging

Sensata Technologies Wins Business with Leading Electric Truck OEM to Provide Power Distribution Units for DC Fast Charging

| April 30, 2021

New Power Distribution Units provide safe and reliable control and protection for DC fast charging of medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles Sensata Technologies a leading industrial technology company and provider of sensor-rich solutions that create insight for customers, has secured a new business contract with a leading truck OEM to provide its Power Distribution Units […]

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Meritor South Carolina Facility Produces Its One Millionth Air Disc Brake for Commercial Vehicles

Meritor South Carolina Facility Produces Its One Millionth Air Disc Brake for Commercial Vehicles

| April 30, 2021

Meritor offers a full line-up of hydraulic and air disc brakes for Class 5-8 trucks and trailers Meritor, Inc. announced that its York, South Carolina manufacturing facility has produced its one millionth air disc brake, contributing to Meritor’s production of more than 10 million air disc brakes worldwide since 1981. Meritor offers a full line-up of hydraulic and […]

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Recent News

MiX Telematics Announces Partnership with Navistar

MiX Telematics Announces Partnership with Navistar

| September 28, 2020

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

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Hertz Determines Revised Reorganization Proposal From Affiliates Of Knighthead, Certares And Apollo Constitutes A Superior Proposal

Hertz Determines Revised Reorganization Proposal From Affiliates Of Knighthead, Certares And Apollo Constitutes A Superior Proposal

| May 6, 2021

Hertz will comply with the procedures established by the Bankruptcy Court’s April 28, 2021 Order Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:HTZGQ) (“Hertz” or the “Company”) today announced that it has considered the revised proposal made by affiliates of Knighthead Capital Management LLC, Certares Opportunities LLC and Apollo Capital Management, LP (the “KHC Group”) to provide equity capital required […]

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CTE PROVIDES COST ANALYSIS TO SENATE STAFF IN SUPPORT OF CLEAN TRANSIT FOR AMERICA PLAN

CTE PROVIDES COST ANALYSIS TO SENATE STAFF IN SUPPORT OF CLEAN TRANSIT FOR AMERICA PLAN

| May 5, 2021

New report outlines roadmap to fully electrifying transit fleets by 2035 At the request of Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) conducted an independent study to formulate a roadmap and cost assessment for transitioning the entire U.S. transit fleet to zero-emission vehicles (ZEV). CTE […]

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Tesla Car Share Program Expands Services to Flagstaff/Phoenix for Personal, Business Travel

Tesla Car Share Program Expands Services to Flagstaff/Phoenix for Personal, Business Travel

| May 5, 2021

Falcon Line has identified 32 additional corridors across the U.S. for potential expansion in 2021 including Austin, San Antonio, Dallas and Houston, Texas Arizonans are often faced with a hurdle when traveling between Phoenix and Flagstaff because it’s too close to fly, but too far to use a traditional ride share company like Uber. A […]

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Electrify America Announces $200 Million Additional Investment for Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure in California

Electrify America Announces $200 Million Additional Investment for Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure in California

| May 5, 2021

The company plans to invest $25 million in the Long Beach-Wilmington area “Green City” initiative; $200 million California ZEV Investment Plan is part of an $800 million commitment to the state over ten years Electrify America plans to invest $200 million in California Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure and education programs over the next 30 […]

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Energy Transportation Group Provides Customers with Real-time Freight Visibility

Energy Transportation Group Provides Customers with Real-time Freight Visibility

| May 5, 2021

Descartes MacroPoint real-time visibility solution gives logistics service providers, shippers and freight brokers real-time location, status, and estimated-time-of-arrival (ETA) of their loads Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Energy Transportation Group, an asset-based third party logistics provider (3PL) serving diverse industries across the U.S. and Canada, is […]

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Overhaul’s TruckShield Risk-management Technology Solution for North American Motor Carriers

Overhaul’s TruckShield Risk-management Technology Solution for North American Motor Carriers

| May 5, 2021

Product Enhances Driver-Behavior Monitoring and Insurance-Claims Functionality Overhaul, an intelligence-driven, real-time supply chain visibility and risk-management technology provider, announced the launch of “TruckShield,” an industry-first, risk-management technology solution for North American motor carriers. TruckShield is a quickly implemented, low-cost solution that uses existing motor-carrier fleet hardware to identify dangerous or illegal driving practices in real […]

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Volvo Trucks North America and UAW Reach Tentative Agreement

Volvo Trucks North America and UAW Reach Tentative Agreement

| May 4, 2021

United Auto Workers union reached a tentative agreement on the terms of a new five-year contract that would cover approximately 2,900 employees at the New River Valley Volvo Trucks North America announced that the company and the United Auto Workers union reached a tentative agreement on the terms of a new five-year contract that would […]

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AAMP Global Acquires M2M in Motion – Strengthens Position in Telematics Industry

AAMP Global Acquires M2M in Motion – Strengthens Position in Telematics Industry

| May 4, 2021

Their mission was to deliver a single platform fleet management solution that could support any fleet of any size and any type(s) of vehicle AAMP Global, a worldwide leader in engineering and manufacturing of commercial and passenger vehicle technology, has acquired M2M in Motion, an innovative provider of fleet management solutions. M2M in Motion is a […]

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Yellow Corporation Bringing New Jobs to Maybrook, New York & America

Yellow Corporation Bringing New Jobs to Maybrook, New York & America

| May 4, 2021

Yellow will host a hiring event as the trucking company looks to fill jobs including dock workers, local drivers (full-time position includes a $7,500 hiring bonus) Yellow Corporation (NASDAQ: YELL) is recruiting employees for new positions in Maybrook, New York. On Wednesday, May 5, Yellow will host a hiring event as the trucking company looks […]

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DFM Data Corp. Releases the Anonymizer™ – The Digital Freight Industry’s First Neutral Data Clearinghouse

DFM Data Corp. Releases the Anonymizer™ – The Digital Freight Industry’s First Neutral Data Clearinghouse

| May 4, 2021

The Anonymizer™ enables North American shippers, carriers, and freight brokers to collaborate using unique global IDs to track loads DFM Data Corp., Inc. (“DFMDC”) announced the launch of its Anonymizer™ technology. The Anonymizer™ enables North American shippers, carriers, and freight brokers to collaborate using unique global IDs to track loads, shipments, truck capacity, and exceptions while maintaining the transaction […]

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GreenPower Motor Company is Selected As an Approved Vendor for New Jersey Zero Emission Incentive Program

GreenPower Motor Company is Selected As an Approved Vendor for New Jersey Zero Emission Incentive Program

| May 4, 2021

The EV Star platform is the perfect fit for the region because of their duty cycles, route requirements and the fact that EV Star is completely versatile GreenPower Motor Company Inc. manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered medium and heavy-duty vehicles, announced that the entire EV Star line up, including the EV Star, EV Star […]

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ATA Launches “Battle of the States” National Truck Driving Championship

ATA Launches “Battle of the States” National Truck Driving Championship

| May 4, 2021

Federation Adapts Annual Event into a Virtual Format The American Trucking Associations called for the nation’s safest and most professional truck drivers to participate in the 2021 National Battle of the States: Virtual Truck Driving Championships. “Our industry has braved the front-line, providing essential services and delivering goods to American households throughout the nation in […]

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Together for Safer Roads Summons Companies Worldwide to Tackle Corporate Fleet Safety

Together for Safer Roads Summons Companies Worldwide to Tackle Corporate Fleet Safety

| May 3, 2021

TSR’s members include AB InBev, AT&T, CalAmp, Geotab, Lyft, Marsh, PepsiCo, Republic Services, Samsara, UPS and others In honor of World Safety Day, the Together for Safer Roads (TSR) Global Leadership Council for Fleet Safety, alongside Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), are calling for companies around the globe to enroll in the Focus on Fleet Safety program, designed […]

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Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Contracted 25% YTD through February 2021

Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Contracted 25% YTD through February 2021

| May 3, 2021

ACT Research reports last year ended with 6% fewer US Class 8 natural gas-powered units sold than in 2019 For the first two months of 2021, US and Canadian Class 8 natural gas truck retail sales dropped 25% year-to-date over the same time period in 2020, as published in the quarterly report (AFQ: Alternative Fuels […]

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Cooper Tire Stockholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Merger with Goodyear

Cooper Tire Stockholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Merger with Goodyear

| May 3, 2021

99 percent of votes cast were in favor of the transaction Cooper Tire & Rubber Company stockholders overwhelmingly voted to approve the agreement and plan of merger with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Nasdaq: GT), which was announced Feb. 22, 2021. At a special meeting of Cooper stockholders held today, approximately 99 percent of […]

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Doughnut Peddler Deploys Lytx Driver Safety Program and Fleet Tracking, Reduces Overall Risk by 54%

Doughnut Peddler Deploys Lytx Driver Safety Program and Fleet Tracking, Reduces Overall Risk by 54%

| May 1, 2021

Lytx won three-month competitive trial thanks to advanced AI technology, intuitive onlineplatform, outstanding customer service and open API system Lytx®, a leading provider of machine vision- and artificialintelligence-powered video telematics, analytics, safety, and productivity solutions forcommercial, public sector, and field service fleets, today announced Doughnut Peddler, anational wholesale bakery and fresh food distribution company, has […]

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Skelton Truck Lines First to Adopt Alert Fleet Mobile App as Use Case for Future Roll out of Advanced Road-Weather Hazard System

Skelton Truck Lines First to Adopt Alert Fleet Mobile App as Use Case for Future Roll out of Advanced Road-Weather Hazard System

| April 30, 2021

Technology package transmits real-time data that provides hyperlocal, advanced road-weather hazard alerts to identify dangerous conditions such as black ice, poor visibility and hydroplaning for drivers Predictiv AI a software and solutions provider in the artificial intelligence markets, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Weather Telematics Inc. (“WTI”), will be outfitting the new 70-vehicle […]

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Turvo Launches New Capabilities to Build Great Carrier Networks

Turvo Launches New Capabilities to Build Great Carrier Networks

| April 30, 2021

Turvo’s new carrier collaboration tools, part of the Turvo Collaboration Cloud’s suite of applications, build great carrier networks by delivering outstanding customer experiences Turvo, provider of the world’s leading collaboration application designed for the supply chain, announces innovative new carrier collaboration capabilities as part of its recently launched Turvo Collaboration Cloud. With self-serve carrier invites […]

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Garner Trucking Puts Health and Wellness First with the Rolling Strong App

Garner Trucking Puts Health and Wellness First with the Rolling Strong App

| April 30, 2021

Truckload carrier provides a new program for choosing healthier lifestyles company wide and free of charge Rolling Strong, the provider of health and wellness programs for transportation companies and their drivers, as well as owner-operators, announced that Garner Trucking is introducing its proven wellness program company wide. The Rolling Strong app is being provided at no […]

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Axele Announces Partnership with Apex Capital

Axele Announces Partnership with Apex Capital

| April 29, 2021

By integrating factoring into the TMS, small to medium-sized carriers can improve cash flow and save time with accounting processes Axele, LLC, a Transportation Management System (TMS) company, announces a strategic partnership with Apex Capital, where the Axele TMS will be integrated with Apex Capital’s freight factoring solution. By integrating factoring into the TMS, small […]

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Arrive Logistics Secures Over $300 Million Investment from ATL Partners to Support Accelerated Growth

Arrive Logistics Secures Over $300 Million Investment from ATL Partners to Support Accelerated Growth

| April 29, 2021

Investment to Fund Technology, New Services and People  Arrive Logistics (“Arrive”) and ATL Partners (“ATL”) announced that an investor group led by ATL and its co-investors The Baupost Group, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation, and Temasek has made an investment into Arrive. Arrive is a leading freight brokerage that delivers unparalleled service to its network of shippers […]

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Universal Technical Institute Selects Miami Metropolitan Area As The Location For The Second New Campus It Plans To Open In 2022

Universal Technical Institute Selects Miami Metropolitan Area As The Location For The Second New Campus It Plans To Open In 2022

| April 29, 2021

UTI’s Miami metropolitan area campus will serve strong demand from students and employers in the region Universal Technical Institute Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the nation’s leading provider of transportation technician training, plans to expand its Florida footprint in 2022 with a new campus in the Miami metropolitan area. It will be UTI’s 14th campus nationwide and second in Florida. UTI began […]

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J.D. Power and LMC Automotive U.S. Automotive Forecast for April 2021

J.D. Power and LMC Automotive U.S. Automotive Forecast for April 2021

| April 28, 2021

April New-Vehicle Sales to Break Record Despite Low Inventory; Buyers Will Spend More on New Vehicles Than Any Other April The Retail Sales Forecast New-vehicle retail sales for April 2021 are expected to be the highest ever recorded for the month of April, according to a joint forecast from J.D. Power and LMC Automotive. Retail […]

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100% Biodiesel advanced fuel systems now available through Can-Am on new build Freightliner and Western Star trucks

100% Biodiesel advanced fuel systems now available through Can-Am on new build Freightliner and Western Star trucks

| April 28, 2021

Optimus Technologies partners with Can-Am Custom Trucks to provide a ship-thru code for Freightliner and Western Star customers Optimus Technologies Vector System, an advanced fuel system technology that enables diesel engines to operate on 100% biodiesel (B100), will now be available via ship-thru installation on any new Freightliner or Western Star truck thanks to a partnership […]

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PathPartner Collaborates with Quectel to Bring Driver Monitoring Solution to Automotive and Fleet Management Systems

PathPartner Collaborates with Quectel to Bring Driver Monitoring Solution to Automotive and Fleet Management Systems

| April 28, 2021

Driven by the current need and regulatory tailwind, automakers across the globe are looking up to the aftermarket product makers and retrofitted safety devices PathPartner, in collaboration with Quectel, has announced a reliable and cost-effective Driver Monitoring Solution that utilizes Quectel’s SC600 smart module. Leveraging Quectel’s SC600 smart module’s power, the solution meets the need for computation, […]

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Isuzu Chooses Redline Detection for Essential Tool Program

Isuzu Chooses Redline Detection for Essential Tool Program

| April 28, 2021

Redline Detection is an essential tool program to speed diagnostics and increase uptime on their light duty trucks, including last-mile delivery vehicles Redline Detection, the world’s leader in diagnostic leak detection technology, announced that Isuzu Trucks has chosen Redline’s Portable Leak Detector as an essential tool across all North American dealer locations. Isuzu will be using the […]

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Truckstop.com Launches New Load Search Packed with Powerful Features

Truckstop.com Launches New Load Search Packed with Powerful Features

| April 28, 2021

Added filters and tags to help refine the load search, a comparison tool to easily view loads side-by-side and a new and powerful Rate Estimate tool to help carriers negotiate the best rate Committed to listening to feedback received from valued customers, Truckstop.com has launched a new load search with an updated design that is […]

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America’s First Electric Fire Truck Visits the US Capital

America’s First Electric Fire Truck Visits the US Capital

| April 28, 2021

Federal policymakers considering ambitious policies to accelerate vehicle electrification, create thousands of well-paying jobs, and to secure American EV manufacturing leadership America’s first electric fire truck is making its way to Washington, D.C. on April 29. Just as Congress considers an infrastructure and jobs plan to dramatically improve the overall quality of American roads, bridges and other critical […]

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Large Trucks are Involved in 1/3 of All Fatal Crashes Occurring in Work Zones

Large Trucks are Involved in 1/3 of All Fatal Crashes Occurring in Work Zones

| April 27, 2021

FMCSA urges commercial drivers and motorists exercise extra caution when approaching and traveling through work zones The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) called on all drivers to “share work zones safely” by staying alert, obeying traffic signs and allowing all vehicles extra space as the nation’s annual roadway repair and […]

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Truckers Tell House T&I to Drop Anti-Trucking Provisions in New Highway Bill

Truckers Tell House T&I to Drop Anti-Trucking Provisions in New Highway Bill

| April 27, 2021

Bad news for trucking if repeat of H.R. 2 is proposed The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association said in a letter to the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that if last year’s proposed highway bill is a template for the upcoming version, the organization will again adamantly oppose it. “Whether you’re a fleet owner, company […]

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Doggett Acquires Various Grande Dealerships In San Antonio, TX

Doggett Acquires Various Grande Dealerships In San Antonio, TX

| April 27, 2021

Doggett is also the Freightliner, Western Star and Autocar dealer for the State of Arkansas with dealerships in Little Rock, Van Buren, Searcy and Springdale/Fayetteville Leslie Doggett Industries through its Heavy Duty Truck Division has acquired the San Antonio dealerships for Western Star (Daimler North America’s Vocational and On-Highway Heavy Duty Truck line), Autocar (Severe Duty Class 7 and Class 8 vocational trucks – know for […]

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Wendy’s Restaurants Report Darling Ingredients Partnership Produced 2.8M Gallons of Renewable Diesel in 2020

Wendy’s Restaurants Report Darling Ingredients Partnership Produced 2.8M Gallons of Renewable Diesel in 2020

| April 27, 2021

Wendy’s french fry and chicken nugget production is processed by a DAR PRO Solutions operation which then gets transported to Darling’s Diamond Green Diesel plant  Darling Ingredients Inc. – Wendy’s recently-released Corporate Responsibility Report cites its partnership with DAR PRO Solutions, a Darling Ingredients brand, for producing 2.8 million gallons of cleaner-burning renewable diesel from 24 million […]

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DeepMap Named to Forbes AI 50 List of Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies of 2021

DeepMap Named to Forbes AI 50 List of Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies of 2021

| April 27, 2021

DeepMap recently announced DeepMap HDR™ (High-Definition Reference), a service for companies who are building hands-free Level 2+ driving systems using crowd-sourced maps DeepMap, Inc., a global leader in autonomous driving technology, today announced it has been named to the Forbes AI 50, a list of the top private companies using artificial intelligence to transform industries. […]

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U.S. Net and New Trailer Orders Gain M/M, Show Triple-Digit Growth Y/Y

U.S. Net and New Trailer Orders Gain M/M, Show Triple-Digit Growth Y/Y

| April 26, 2021

ACT Research reports March net US trailer orders of 29,910 units grew more than 13% from the previous month March net US trailer orders of 29,910 units grew more than 13% from the previous month and rose 252%-plus compared to March of 2020. Before accounting for cancellations, new orders of 33.4k units were up 18% […]

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C.R. England Announces Historic Driver Pay Increase

C.R. England Announces Historic Driver Pay Increase

| April 26, 2021

Raising driver pay is another indicator C.R. England is committed to providing our employees with a long-term career path they can count on financially C.R. England, one of the nation’s leaders in transportation solutions, has announced its largest driver pay raise in company history and third historic pay increase for drivers since 2018. The pay […]

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