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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

MiX Telematics enhances Software-as-a-Service experience with new dynamic dashboard analytics

MiX Telematics enhances Software-as-a-Service experience with new dynamic dashboard analytics

| October 15, 2021

Logi’s powerful dashboard solution will provide MiX users with insights that inject comprehensive data into easily digestible visuals MiX Telematics provider of connected fleet management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), is proud to announce the release of a new dashboard solution that leverages latest technologies to provide an enhanced, embedded analytics experience to customers around […]

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project44 Announces Cooperative – First-Ever Solution to Help 3PLs Uncover Available and Reliable Truckload Capacity

project44 Announces Cooperative – First-Ever Solution to Help 3PLs Uncover Available and Reliable Truckload Capacity

| October 15, 2021

New solution uses industry’s largest pipeline of data to increase transparency and predictability in freight booking With the global supply chain strained and capacity at a record low, project44, the global leader in real-time supply chain visibility, announced Cooperative – the first data-driven solution in the market to increase transparency in the freight management process. As […]

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Freight App, Inc. Reports Preliminary Revenue Increased 103% and 197% for the Three- and Nine-Month Periods Ended September 30, 2021, Respectively

Freight App, Inc. Reports Preliminary Revenue Increased 103% and 197% for the Three- and Nine-Month Periods Ended September 30, 2021, Respectively

| October 15, 2021

A transportation logistics technology platform company, Fr8App focuses on truckload freight for domestic and cross-border markets in Mexico, the US and Canada Hudson Capital Inc. announced that Freight App, Inc. (Fr8App), a North American transportation logistics technology platform company focused on US-Mexico cross-border shipping with which Hudson Capital has signed a definitive Merger Agreement, released […]

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People

Supply Chain Dysfunction is Nothing New for Truckers

Supply Chain Dysfunction is Nothing New for Truckers

| October 14, 2021

Relief and reform are needed to address detention, high turnover, other issues plaguing the trucking industry The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association issued the following response after today’s White House meeting on the Supply Chain Crisis: Todd Spencer, president and CEO: Truckers have been working tirelessly to keep the country safe and productive throughout theCOVID-19 pandemic. […]

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Fleet Advantage Announces Brian Antonelli as New Senior Vice President of Operations

Fleet Advantage Announces Brian Antonelli as New Senior Vice President of Operations

| October 13, 2021

Leadership Experience in Fleet Management and Operations at Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Albertsons and Bulkmatic Transport Among Antonellis’s Industry Experience  Fleet Advantage, truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and life cycle cost management (LCCM) announced Brian Antonellis as its new Senior Vice President of Fleet Operations. Antonellis has extensive experience with private fleets and has a keen understanding of fleet operations, asset management and equipment procurement.   Antonellis previously worked as a […]

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The Wall That Heals Trailer is Modernized with Razor’s Donation of its Electric Landing Gear System

The Wall That Heals Trailer is Modernized with Razor’s Donation of its Electric Landing Gear System

| October 8, 2021

Razor donates new system to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund for the trailer carrying its traveling display across the United States Razor International Pty Ltd, a global company, provider of Razor Drive, and dedicated to using innovation and technology to create products that make drivers safer and their work easier and more efficient, today announced that […]

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Autonomous

Aurora Introduces Subscription Services, Aurora Horizon and Aurora Connect

Aurora Introduces Subscription Services, Aurora Horizon and Aurora Connect

| October 14, 2021

Aurora Horizon and Aurora Connect will provide carriers, fleets, and networks a suite of operational tools and transform the movement of people and goods with the Aurora Driver Aurora revealed the first details of its product offering, Aurora Horizon and Aurora Connect. When Aurora launches its trucking business in late 2023 and its ride-hailing business […]

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LOCOMATION AND CUMMINS COLLABORATE TO INTEGRATE AUTONOMOUS TRUCK TECHNOLOGY WITH CUMMINS POWERTRAIN SYSTEMS

LOCOMATION AND CUMMINS COLLABORATE TO INTEGRATE AUTONOMOUS TRUCK TECHNOLOGY WITH CUMMINS POWERTRAIN SYSTEMS

| October 14, 2021

Collaboration Will Yield Improved Speed Control and Fuel Efficiency Locomation, a leading provider of autonomous truck technology solutions, today announced a comprehensive collaboration with leading powertrain manufacturer Cummins, Inc. for joint testing and integration of Cummins Powertrain Systems in trucks equipped with Locomation’s autonomous driving technology.  “Cummins is a major name in the commercial vehicle […]

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Honda’s Sensing 360 System Steps Towards Zero Traffic Collision Fatalities by 2050

Honda’s Sensing 360 System Steps Towards Zero Traffic Collision Fatalities by 2050

| October 13, 2021

System expands sensory range around the vehicle effectively removing blind spots Honda plans to apply the next generation of its advanced suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies – Honda Sensing 360 – to all new Honda and Acura models in the U.S. by 2030. With an expanded sensory range around the entire vehicle, Honda Sensing […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

CV Industry Supply Constraints Lead ACT Research to Cut Forecasts

CV Industry Supply Constraints Lead ACT Research to Cut Forecasts

| September 27, 2021

“Panic is not much of an overstatement for everyone involved in the motor vehicle supply chain these days” According to ACT Research’s recently released Transportation Digest, North America’s commercial vehicle industry is experiencing material capacity constraints that are dictating the speed at which the industry can produce for the rest of this year and next. […]

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The Shyft Group Furthers R&D Investment To Drive Organic Growth – Opens Dedicated Shyft Innovations Facility In Southeast Michigan

The Shyft Group Furthers R&D Investment To Drive Organic Growth – Opens Dedicated Shyft Innovations Facility In Southeast Michigan

| September 21, 2021

The Shyft Group is the North American leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit for the commercial, retail, and service specialty vehicle markets The Shyft Group, Inc. the North American leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing and assembly for the commercial and fleet vehicle industries (including last-mile delivery, specialty service, and vocation-specific upfit markets) as […]

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Republic Services Opens Industry’s First Technical Institute

Republic Services Opens Industry’s First Technical Institute

| September 20, 2021

Next Generation Trade School Provides Free Education & Student Compensation Republic Services, Inc. unveiled its $18 million Technical Institute, the industry’s first-ever diesel technician training program. As the need for skilled workers continues to increase, this investment offers free, best-in-class training, fully compensating students during the 12-week program. Graduates will immediately begin full-time work, joining Republic’s 35,000 […]

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Fuel & Oil

Moving Heavy-Duty Trucking Down the Path to Zero Emissions

Moving Heavy-Duty Trucking Down the Path to Zero Emissions

| October 15, 2021

Cummins Announces Industry-Changing 15-Liter Natural Gas Engine for North America Cummins Inc. will bring to market a 15-liter natural gas engine for heavy-duty trucks. The 15-liter natural gas engine is an important part of Cummins strategy for its path to zero emissions to go further, faster to reduce the greenhouse gas and air quality impacts […]

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Nikola And PGT Trucking Sign LOI For 100 Nikola FCEV Trucks

Nikola And PGT Trucking Sign LOI For 100 Nikola FCEV Trucks

| October 15, 2021

Leader in flatbed transportation is committed to leading sustainable industry solutions  Nikola Corporation zero-emissions transportation and energy infrastructure solutions, announced a collaboration with PGT Trucking, Inc. (PGT), an international multi-service flatbed transportation company, to advance electric drive heavy-duty transport. This collaboration includes a Letter of Intent (LOI) to lease 100 Nikola Tre heavy-duty fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) […]

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Love’s Travel Stops opens new location in Illinois

Love’s Travel Stops opens new location in Illinois

| October 15, 2021

Opening adds over 40 jobs to Kankakee County Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers in Grant Park, Illinois, thanks to a travel stop that opened Thursday. The store, located at 8316 N. Route 1, adds over 80 parking spaces and 40 jobs to Kankakee County. “We’re excited to open our 30th location in Illinois […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Love’s Travel Stops opens new location in Illinois

Love’s Travel Stops opens new location in Illinois

| October 15, 2021

Opening adds over 40 jobs to Kankakee County Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers in Grant Park, Illinois, thanks to a travel stop that opened Thursday. The store, located at 8316 N. Route 1, adds over 80 parking spaces and 40 jobs to Kankakee County. “We’re excited to open our 30th location in Illinois […]

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FleetPride Introduces New E-commerce Site, Enhances Customer Experience

FleetPride Introduces New E-commerce Site, Enhances Customer Experience

| October 14, 2021

The site features “My Fleet,” where fleet customers can securely store information on their vehicles to easily find needed parts FleetPride, Inc. has introduced its new e-commerce site at www.fleetpride.com to enable customers to confidently research and quickly order parts. Previously, site visitors could only look up product information and were unable to purchase items. Now, there […]

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Momentum Dynamics and Solano Transportation Authority Build Interagency Wireless Bus Charger Network in Northern California

Momentum Dynamics and Solano Transportation Authority Build Interagency Wireless Bus Charger Network in Northern California

| October 14, 2021

The first ever interagency, emissions-free charger network will be used by SolanoExpress and adjacent transit agencies Public buses carrying passengers in Northern California soon will be among the first electric vehicles in that state to use wireless charging, allowing emission-free automatic charging while the buses remain on their designated routes. Momentum Dynamics Corporation (Momentum) of Malvern, PA, the global […]

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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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Installing Nearly 5,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Ports, PG&E Drives More Clean Transportation Access Across Northern and Central California

Installing Nearly 5,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Ports, PG&E Drives More Clean Transportation Access Across Northern and Central California

| October 14, 2021

Chargers Located at Condominiums, Apartments and Workplaces in 66 Cities from Eureka to Bakersfield Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has installed 4,827 Level 2 electric vehicle (EV) charging ports at customer sites across Northern and Central California since 2018. Through its first EV charging infrastructure program—EV Charge Network—PG&E partnered with businesses at 192 locations […]

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Trimble’s eDriver Logs Certified as Compliant Solution for Canada’s Electronic Logging Device Mandate

Trimble’s eDriver Logs Certified as Compliant Solution for Canada’s Electronic Logging Device Mandate

| October 13, 2021

Comprehensive Platform Electronically Captures Key Driver Hours of Service Details Trimble announced that its eDriver Logs® electronic logging device (ELD) software has been certified to comply with the technical requirements of the Canadian ELD mandate. The certification applies to the use of eDriver Logs ELD software when paired with Trimble’s PeopleNet Mobile Gateway (PMG) hardware. “We […]

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Monroe Truck Equipment Partners with Work Truck Solutions to Provide Commercial Vehicle Buyers with Easy-to-Use Inventory Search Tools

Monroe Truck Equipment Partners with Work Truck Solutions to Provide Commercial Vehicle Buyers with Easy-to-Use Inventory Search Tools

| October 13, 2021

Commercial truck buyers can now find specific vehicles more efficiently Work Truck Solutions, the commercial truck digital marketing leader, has partnered with Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc. to provide an online destination where customers can easily search for the commercial vehicles Monroe is known for, such as dump, service, platform and tow bodies, plus snow and […]

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Perrone Robotics Announces New Agreement with Roush Industries

Perrone Robotics Announces New Agreement with Roush Industries

| October 13, 2021

Collaboration Will Scale Production and Accelerate the Delivery of Perrone’s TONY Autonomous Vehicle Retrofit Kit for Fleet Deployment  Perrone Robotics, Inc., fully autonomous vehicle (AV) technology and turnkey vehicle solutions for the mobility of people and things, and Roush Industries, Inc. (Roush) recently entered into an agreement to facilitate the rapid production and installation of […]

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Team DriveAway Launches Enhanced Digital Customer Experience

Team DriveAway Launches Enhanced Digital Customer Experience

| October 13, 2021

 New Customer Solutions Portal and website enable customers to seamlessly move trucks, heavy equipment, and vehicle fleets Team DriveAway (Team), the nation’s most reliable truck transporter with one of the largest independent contractor, professional driver bases in the country, launch its enhanced customer portal and responsive website. As part of the company’s ‘fast forward’ strategy, […]

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Penske First U.S. Fleet to Run International® eMV™ Series

Penske First U.S. Fleet to Run International® eMV™ Series

| October 12, 2021

Continual focus on emerging technologies highlights commitment of both commercial vehicle industry leaders to achieve zero-emissions future Navistar and Penske Truck Leasing announced their continued commitment to a zero-emissions future with the anticipated delivery of the International® eMV™ Series medium duty truck. This will mark Navistar’s first U.S. delivery of the full battery electric medium-duty trucks from International. The […]

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Supply-Side Constraints Again Result in CV Production Forecast Adjustments

Supply-Side Constraints Again Result in CV Production Forecast Adjustments

| October 12, 2021

ACT Research reports semiconductors remain the primary culprit in automotive supply-chain woes According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, near-term commercial vehicle production forecasts have been trimmed again, amid continued supply-side constraints. According to Steve Tam, ACT’s Vice President, “The setup for the entire industry remains unchanged: Despite rock-solid demand […]

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EzFill More Than Triples Size of Fuel Delivery Fleet and Advances Expansion Efforts

EzFill More Than Triples Size of Fuel Delivery Fleet and Advances Expansion Efforts

| October 12, 2021

The first publicly traded on-demand mobile fueling company has purchased 33 additional fuel trucks EzFill Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EZFL), the first publicly traded on-demand mobile fueling company purchased 33 additional fuel trucks, more than tripling the size of its delivery fleet to support the expansion of its service offering in cities throughout Florida including Fort […]

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Cummins Collaborates Across Autonomous Vehicle System Providers to Offer Leading Powertrain Solutions

Cummins Collaborates Across Autonomous Vehicle System Providers to Offer Leading Powertrain Solutions

| October 12, 2021

Autonomous vehicle companies are relying on Cummins’ integration expertise and powertrain solutions to provide a software solution to accelerate the rate of adoption of autonomous driving software within the heavy duty trucking industry Cummins Inc. will be launching a set of software features to integrate its powertrains with Automated Driving System (ADS) technologies. Cummins is […]

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Foxconn EV production plan back in motion with Lordstown Motors’ Ohio plant acquisition

Foxconn EV production plan back in motion with Lordstown Motors’ Ohio plant acquisition

| October 11, 2021

Following the news that Taiwanese iPhone maker Foxconn acquires Lordstown Motors’ Ohio electric vehicle (EV) factory for $230m “The acquisition is a milestone for Foxconn’s US EV ambition which came to a standstill with uncertainty looming over the company’s Wisconsin’s manufacturing plant. The purchase of Lordstown Motors’ manufacturing site, which was a GM plant till […]

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Samsara Announces New Workflows for Driver Safety and Productivity

Samsara Announces New Workflows for Driver Safety and Productivity

| October 11, 2021

Customizable Solutions Streamline Driver Tasks and Enable Individualized Guidance Samsara, the pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud announced new workflows designed to keep drivers safe and productive. These new workflows in the Samsara Driver App, including end-of-day workflows, linked third-party tasks, and multiple workflows, provide drivers the guidance they need to operate efficiently throughout their […]

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Nikola and TC Energy to Co-Develop Large-Scale Clean Hydrogen Hubs

Nikola and TC Energy to Co-Develop Large-Scale Clean Hydrogen Hubs

| October 8, 2021

Joint development of hydrogen production hubs is intended to support Nikola’s projected hydrogen fuel supply needs to serve heavy-duty fuel cell electric vehicles and TC Energy customers’ clean energy needs in North America Nikola Corporation zero-emissions transportation and energy infrastructure solutions, and TC Energy Corporation North American energy infrastructure company, have agreed to collaborate on co-developing, constructing, operating and […]

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Dickinson Fleet Services Acquires Mobile Fleetcare

Dickinson Fleet Services Acquires Mobile Fleetcare

| October 8, 2021

Premier Mobile Maintenance Provider Expands Reach in Bay Area and Northern California Dickinson Fleet Services announces the acquisition of Mobile Fleetcare, the San Francisco Bay Area’s leading provider of fleet maintenance. The acquisition serves to expand and strengthen the geographic reach of DFS in the Northern California region. With the acquisition, Dickinson Fleet Services will look to further expand […]

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Student Transportation Leader Zum Raises $130M Series D to Grow 100% EV Fleet, Expand Services

Student Transportation Leader Zum Raises $130M Series D to Grow 100% EV Fleet, Expand Services

| October 8, 2021

Using this capital, Zum will strategically more than double its service area to school districts across 12 states and will deliver on its commitment to using 100% EVs by 2025 Zūm student transportation announced $130 million in Series D funding led by Softbank Vision Fund 2*, with participation from existing investors including Sequoia and BMW […]

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Auto-Tech Startup, RoboTire, Receives Series A Backing from Tire Industry Leader

Auto-Tech Startup, RoboTire, Receives Series A Backing from Tire Industry Leader

| October 8, 2021

RoboTire has designed a system that enables robots to change tires RoboTire, a Detroit-based automotive robotics and automation startup that promises to revolutionize the tire industry, announced the closing of its $7.5M Series A investment round, led by The Reinalt-Thomas Corporation, which does business as Discount Tire and America’s Tire and is the world’s largest […]

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Ryder Opens Five New Locations for Used Vehicle Sales

Ryder Opens Five New Locations for Used Vehicle Sales

| October 8, 2021

Amid growing industry-wide demand, Ryder announces grand openings of five new U.S. locations for used vehicle sales Ryder System, Inc.  supply chain, dedicated transportation, and commercial fleet management solutions, announces grand openings of five new used vehicle sales centers located in Salt Lake City, UT; Oklahoma City, OK; Orlando, FL; Syracuse, NY; and Allentown, PA. Ryder offers the largest […]

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Descartes Unveils Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Enhancements to Routing, Mobile & Telematics Suite

Descartes Unveils Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Enhancements to Routing, Mobile & Telematics Suite

| October 7, 2021

Machine learning algorithms have been applied to location, transit and stop-time calculations Descartes Systems Group unveiled artificial intelligence (AI)- and machine learning (ML)-based enhancements to its Routing Mobile & Telematics suite. The enhancements help customers achieve outstanding optimization results and learn from real-world outcomes to maximize fleet performance. “Descartes has a long history of innovation, […]

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Volvo Trucks Receives Record Order for Electric Trucks

Volvo Trucks Receives Record Order for Electric Trucks

| October 7, 2021

Volvo Trucks has received an order for 100 FM Electric trucks from DFDS, Northern Europe’s largest shipping and logistics company, one of the largest ever for heavy electric trucks worldwide  Volvo Trucks has received an order for 100 FM Electric trucks from DFDS, Northern Europe’s largest shipping and logistics company. The deal is the largest commercial order to date for Volvo electric trucks, and one of the largest ever for heavy electric trucks worldwide.    “This is a major milestone in our commitment to fossil-free transportation and I am very proud of […]

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More Than $17 Million in Rebates Available to Fund School Buses that Reduce Diesel Emissions and Protect Children’s Health

More Than $17 Million in Rebates Available to Fund School Buses that Reduce Diesel Emissions and Protect Children’s Health

| October 7, 2021

EPA Region 7 will be providing additional regional DERA rebates as part of this funding  As part of its commitment to protecting children, highlighted during children’s health month, today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing two school bus rebate opportunities: the 2021 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) School Bus Rebate Program, and the […]

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DAT Names OTR Capital As Its Factoring Partner

DAT Names OTR Capital As Its Factoring Partner

| October 7, 2021

Freight brokers, carriers to benefit from expanded invoice-factoring options DAT Freight & Analytics announced a partnership with OTR Capital that expands factoring services available to freight brokers and carriers through DAT’s load board network, the industry’s largest marketplace for truckload freight. OTR Capital provides fast, reliable factoring services to a wide range of DAT customers, […]

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TruckLabs Raises $15M Series A to Bring Aerodynamic, Fuel-Saving Device to Millions more Trucks

TruckLabs Raises $15M Series A to Bring Aerodynamic, Fuel-Saving Device to Millions more Trucks

| October 7, 2021

Company’s tech-driven solution to improve fuel efficiency and increase driver engagement will save fleets tens of millions of dollars in fuel costs and help keep millions of pounds of CO2 out of the atmosphere TruckLabs, a technology company helping transform the trucking industry, has raised a $15 million Series A round to fund the continued […]

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Goodyear Is Looking For Highway Heroes

Goodyear Is Looking For Highway Heroes

| October 6, 2021

Goodyear’s Highway Hero Award recognizes extraordinary acts of courage by North American truck drivers On the heels of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) is opening a call for nominations for its 2020-2021 Highway Hero Award. From now through Dec. 31, 2021, you can nominate a professional truck driver who has […]

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New Hampshire State Police Expands Use of Iteris’ Commercial Vehicle Operations SaaS Solutions to Improve Safety and Mobility Statewide

New Hampshire State Police Expands Use of Iteris’ Commercial Vehicle Operations SaaS Solutions to Improve Safety and Mobility Statewide

| October 6, 2021

Iteris’ Commercial Vehicle Roadside Inspection Solutions Save Law Enforcement Agencies up to 50% of Time Spent Completing Inspections Iteris, Inc. smart mobility infrastructure management, announced a new and expanded contract with the New Hampshire Department of Safety, Division of State Police (NHSP) for Iteris’ commercial vehicle operations (CVO) software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions. Under the terms of the multi-year SaaS […]

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NACFE To Host Autonomous Trucking Workshop

NACFE To Host Autonomous Trucking Workshop

| October 6, 2021

NACFE to gather with fleets, truck builders, technology companies and others to explore autonomy in the trucking industry From Executive Director Mike Roeth NACFE is very excited about the upcoming autonomous trucking workshop we are hosting in conjunction with the Indy Autonomous Challenge. October 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Indianapolis Motor […]

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BYD and Levo Announce Collaboration to Deploy Up to 5K Battery-Electric Vehicles to Intelligently Electrify U.S. Fleets

BYD and Levo Announce Collaboration to Deploy Up to 5K Battery-Electric Vehicles to Intelligently Electrify U.S. Fleets

| October 6, 2021

Collaboration plans to leverage Nuvve’s technology and Stonepeak’s and Evolve’s capital through Levo to offer fully financed, V2G-enabled BYD medium- and heavy-duty electric fleet vehicles BYD electric vehicles, and Levo Mobility LLC, a joint venture of Nuvve Holding Corp., affiliates of Stonepeak Partners LP , and Evolve Transition Infrastructure LP that provides Fleet-as-a-Service (“FaaS”) solutions […]

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FTR Reports Preliminary North American Class 8 Net Orders Fell in September to 28,100 Units as OEMs Manage Q1 Production Slots

FTR Reports Preliminary North American Class 8 Net Orders Fell in September to 28,100 Units as OEMs Manage Q1 Production Slots

| October 5, 2021

Supply chain disruptions are now expected to persist well into 2022, and OEMs are having problems determining how many trucks they will be able to build FTR reports preliminary North American Class 8 net orders for September fell m/m 29% to 28,100 units.  September 2021 activity was down 12% y/y with Class 8 orders now […]

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Semiconductor Shortage Has Reduced PACCAR’s Truck Deliveries In The Third Quarter Of 2021

Semiconductor Shortage Has Reduced PACCAR’s Truck Deliveries In The Third Quarter Of 2021

| October 5, 2021

PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates The ongoing global semiconductor shortage continues to affect some industries including the automotive sector. The semiconductor shortage has reduced PACCAR’s truck deliveries in the third quarter of 2021 […]

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City of Temecula Adds GreenPower’s EV Star to Its Fleet for Senior and Special Program Mobility

City of Temecula Adds GreenPower’s EV Star to Its Fleet for Senior and Special Program Mobility

| October 5, 2021

GreenPower has leveraged its flagship EV Star Platform with six distinct models serving the cargo, delivery and micro transit markets GreenPower Motor Company Inc. manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered, medium and heavy-duty vehicles, together with the City of Temecula, announces the delivery of an ADA-accessible EV Star for use by the City of Temecula’s Mary Phillips Senior […]

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Preliminary NA Class 8 and MD Orders Pull Back in September

Preliminary NA Class 8 and MD Orders Pull Back in September

| October 5, 2021

ACT Research reports OEMs are being judicious in fully opening 2022 order books when there is not clear visibility of supply-chain capacity next year Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in September were 27,400 units, while NA Classes 5-7 net orders dropped to 24,500 units, both representing lower sequential readings. Complete industry data for September, […]

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Yokohama Tire Launches Two New All-position, All-season Commercial Tires

Yokohama Tire Launches Two New All-position, All-season Commercial Tires

| October 5, 2021

Tires available in the U.S. and meet the industry’s required performance criteria for severe snow service and carry the three-peak mountain snowflake symbol on the sidewall Yokohama Tire’s commercial lineup has expanded again with the release of the 124R™ and 505C™. Both long-lasting all-position tires are now available in the U.S. and meet the industry’s […]

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World’s Largest Commercial Wireless EV Charging Infrastructure for a Fleet of Public Buses

World’s Largest Commercial Wireless EV Charging Infrastructure for a Fleet of Public Buses

| October 5, 2021

The large-scale commercial deployment of ElectReon’s wireless charging infrastructure will be used to charge 200 public buses in Tel Aviv in a $9.4M USD partnership with one of Israel’s largest Public Transport Operator, Dan Bus Company ElectReon wireless and in-road wireless electric vehicle (EV) charging technology, announced it has signed a 5-year agreement with Dan Bus […]

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EKA & FreightWaves Unveil Innovative New Pricing Tools

EKA & FreightWaves Unveil Innovative New Pricing Tools

| October 5, 2021

New Omni-TMS™ Cloud-Based Platform Integrates Fluidly With a Leading Freight Pricing Data Platform EKA Solutions Inc, the industry leading provider of cloud-based integrated freight management ecosystem for carriers, brokers, and shippers, today announced that it is now offering FreightWaves SONAR freight lane and market trends pricing data melded with innovative decision support tools to EKA […]

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Cooper Tire Announces New Roadmaster® Steer Tire for Long-Haul Fleets

Cooper Tire Announces New Roadmaster® Steer Tire for Long-Haul Fleets

| October 4, 2021

The Roadmaster RM832+ EM™ is SmartWay Verified and balances fuel efficiency with long miles to removal Cooper Tire’s Roadmaster brand has a new tire in its commercial long-haul lineup – the Roadmaster RM832+ EM™ steer tire. The new tire is SmartWay Verified and features 18/32nds of tread depth, along with a wide footprint, to help […]

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U.S. Gain Hires John Felts to Advance Fleet Electrification

U.S. Gain Hires John Felts to Advance Fleet Electrification

| October 4, 2021

“Fleets across market sectors and vehicle classes are seeking electrification strategies that support their bottom line and improve efficiencies throughout their operations”  U.S. Gain®, a leader in the development and distribution of alternative fuel and renewable thermal energy, is excited to welcome John Felts as their new Business Development Manager – Fleet Electrification. In this newly added […]

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AASHTO Demands Action on Long-Term Surface Transportation Bill

AASHTO Demands Action on Long-Term Surface Transportation Bill

| October 4, 2021

Frustration and uncertainty are what state DOT officials are experiencing across the country and it didn’t have to be this way The following is a formal statement from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials regarding congressional passage of a one-month extension for surface transportation programs authorized under the FAST Act. “While AASHTO […]

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