Telematics & Fleet Tracking

Logistics In The Last Mile

Logistics In The Last Mile

| June 15, 2021

Omnitracs eBook. Optimize the Last Mile to improve the Consumer Experience Learn to capture demand and meet consumer needs, while keeping your fleet operating efficiently with Omnitracs last mile solutions. With more than 35 years of trusted industry experience, Omnitracs solutions can help find areas of improvement and provide tools needed to adapt quickly. Check […]

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ATA Workforce Heroes Truck Conducts Week-Long Iowa Tour

ATA Workforce Heroes Truck Conducts Week-Long Iowa Tour

| June 15, 2021

The Workforce Heroes program is sponsored by Mack Trucks and Utility Trailers and supported by OmniTracs and TA-Petro Today, the Workforce Heroes program concluded a week-long tour of high schools in Northwest Iowa, teaching safe driving skills and raising awareness about job opportunities available in the trucking industry. With an ongoing shortage of professional truck […]

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Forward Air Corporation Announces Expanded LTL Service Offering In Spokane, WA

Forward Air Corporation Announces Expanded LTL Service Offering In Spokane, WA

| June 15, 2021

Forward enters the market as the fastest expedited carrier in and out of Spokane Forward Air Corporation is executing a growth strategy that involves organic infrastructure investments, such as its ongoing LTL network expansion, as well as inorganic investments, including acquisitions of complementary businesses. Today, Forward announced that it will expand its expedited less-than-truckload (LTL) service into Spokane, WA. Using […]

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People

Logistics In The Last Mile

Logistics In The Last Mile

| June 15, 2021

Omnitracs eBook. Optimize the Last Mile to improve the Consumer Experience Learn to capture demand and meet consumer needs, while keeping your fleet operating efficiently with Omnitracs last mile solutions. With more than 35 years of trusted industry experience, Omnitracs solutions can help find areas of improvement and provide tools needed to adapt quickly. Check […]

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FTC Approves Final Administrative Consent Order Against Amazon for Withholding Customer Tips from Amazon Flex Drivers

FTC Approves Final Administrative Consent Order Against Amazon for Withholding Customer Tips from Amazon Flex Drivers

| June 14, 2021

Amazon also will be prohibited from making any changes to how a driver’s tips are used as compensation without first obtaining the driver’s express informed consent Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final administrative consent order against Amazon, which has agreed to pay more than $61.7 million to settle charges […]

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Hoffa: Panel’s Passage Of Infrastructure Bill Is A Much-Needed Investment In America

Hoffa: Panel’s Passage Of Infrastructure Bill Is A Much-Needed Investment In America

| June 10, 2021

House Transportation Committee’s $547B Bill Will Boost Safety, Good-Paying Jobs The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s passage of the $547 billion Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act that would revive U.S. surface transportation while ensuring those doing […]

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Autonomous

Together for Safer Roads Chooses Humanising Autonomy for Safer Roads Studio Truck of the Future Initiative

Together for Safer Roads Chooses Humanising Autonomy for Safer Roads Studio Truck of the Future Initiative

| June 15, 2021

Humanising Autonomy will utilize behavior AI to increase driver visibility for TSR fleet partners, including Anheuser-Busch InBev, Republic Services, among others, reducing traffic deaths and collisions across the globe Blind zones are a major contributing factor for truck crashes: about one-quarter of all truck-related deaths in the U.S. are due to vision-related, low-speed maneuvers and […]

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Maxim Integrated’s Essential Analog Supervisor Delivers Industry’s First Automotive Window Voltage Monitor

Maxim Integrated’s Essential Analog Supervisor Delivers Industry’s First Automotive Window Voltage Monitor

| June 14, 2021

MAX16137 helps automotive system engineers achieve functional safety while reducing size by 50 percent Designers working to achieve automotive functional safety in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) can now reduce solution size and complexity with the MAX16137 single-window voltage monitor with built-in self-test (BIST) from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). This window monitor IC delivers robust […]

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LOCOMATION AND PGT TRUCKING INC. AGREE TO AUTONOMOUS RELAY CONVOY DEPLOYMENT

LOCOMATION AND PGT TRUCKING INC. AGREE TO AUTONOMOUS RELAY CONVOY DEPLOYMENT

| June 14, 2021

Contract Puts Locomation’s AV Tech to Work on PGT Trucking’s Freight Routes to Improve Operational Efficiency, Reduce Costs and Carbon Footprint While Increasing Safety  Locomation, the world’s first technology platform to offer human-guided autonomous truck convoying, announced a multi-year agreement with PGT Trucking Inc., a leader in flatbed transportation, to deploy Locomation autonomous truck technology […]

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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

KeepTruckin Launches New AI-Powered Fuel Hub to Help Fleets Save Up to 10% on Fuel Costs

KeepTruckin Launches New AI-Powered Fuel Hub to Help Fleets Save Up to 10% on Fuel Costs

| June 14, 2021

Industry’s first AI-driven fuel efficiency program helps fleets significantly reduce costs amid highest gas prices in 7 years KeepTruckin, the leader in fleet management technology, today announced a powerful new solution to help fleets save money on fuel and operate more efficiently, as the U.S. sees its highest gas prices since 2014. The Fuel Hub is a […]

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Love’s ending mask requirement for fully vaccinated customers, employees

Love’s ending mask requirement for fully vaccinated customers, employees

| June 14, 2021

Requirement ending June 15; stringent safety measures continue Love’s Travel Stops announced it will stop requiring customers and employees who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to wear masks. The requirement has been in place in Love’s stores across the country since July and will end June 15. Non-vaccinated customers and employees are still being asked […]

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Hyliion Accelerates Growth, Begins Expansion of Its Austin, Texas Headquarters

Hyliion Accelerates Growth, Begins Expansion of Its Austin, Texas Headquarters

| June 9, 2021

Additional office space and amenities will accommodate growing team of up to 500 employees Hyliion Holdings Corp. electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks, has begun a significant expansion of its Austin headquarters. Driven by a growing staff and the need for additional installation and testing capacity, the multi-million-dollar project will be broken into three […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Logistics In The Last Mile

Logistics In The Last Mile

| June 15, 2021

Omnitracs eBook. Optimize the Last Mile to improve the Consumer Experience Learn to capture demand and meet consumer needs, while keeping your fleet operating efficiently with Omnitracs last mile solutions. With more than 35 years of trusted industry experience, Omnitracs solutions can help find areas of improvement and provide tools needed to adapt quickly. Check […]

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Thompson Truck Centers – New Brand Identity

Thompson Truck Centers – New Brand Identity

| June 14, 2021

New brand identity to facilitate its product line transformation that includes Nikola battery-electric and fuel cell hydrogen-electric vehicles for the on-highway Class 8 — Thompson Truck Centers, a division of Thompson Machinery, has announced a new brand identity to facilitate its product line transformation that includes Nikola battery-electric and fuel cell hydrogen-electric vehicles for the on-highway Class 8 market.  Thompson […]

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Goodyear Completes Acquisition of Cooper

Goodyear Completes Acquisition of Cooper

| June 8, 2021

Increases Scale to Support Investments in New Mobility and Fleet Solutions The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Nasdaq: GT) has completed its acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, finalizing the merger agreement made public on February 22.  The combination unites two leading tire companies with complementary product portfolios, services and capabilities to create a […]

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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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ACT Research: Class 8 Tractor Dashboard Flashing All Positive Indicators in April

ACT Research: Class 8 Tractor Dashboard Flashing All Positive Indicators in April

| June 11, 2021

“The average reading across the past four months is an unprecedented 13.5 reading.” According to Kenny Vieth, ACT’s President and Senior Analyst, “April’s Tractor Dashboard rose to its maximum value of 15, with all indicators flashing positive.” He added, “The average reading across the past four months is an unprecedented 13.5 reading.” He explained, “For […]

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J.B. Hunt and Waymo Collaborate to Move Freight Autonomously in Texas

J.B. Hunt and Waymo Collaborate to Move Freight Autonomously in Texas

| June 11, 2021

Through the collaboration, J.B. Hunt and Waymo Via will be exploring how autonomous driving technology can be integrated across fleets and enhance safety and efficiency J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. , one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, and Waymo, the leading autonomous driving technology developer, announced a collaboration today to […]

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Ryder Named Leader in the 2021 Gartner ‘Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, North America’ Report

Ryder Named Leader in the 2021 Gartner ‘Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, North America’ Report

| June 11, 2021

Recognized for Proprietary Technology, Last-Mile Delivery, and Cross-Border Solutions Ryder System, Inc., a leader in supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, announces that it is positioned in the “Leader” category for the 2021 “Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, North America” research report by Gartner, a leading information technology research and advisory company. The report evaluates 19 third-party […]

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Western Express Chooses Platform Science to Modernize and Improve the Overall Driver Experience

Western Express Chooses Platform Science to Modernize and Improve the Overall Driver Experience

| June 11, 2021

Fleet to roll out innovative IoT platform to more than 3,000 trucks Western Express, a top-tier, asset-based truckload carrier, and Platform Science, a leading connected vehicle platform, today announced a partnership to roll out Platform Science’s open IoT technology to Western Express’ fleet of 3,000 trucks. Western Express chose Platform Science to help improve and modernize its […]

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Perrone Robotics, Inc. Completes A Series Of Operational Design For Autonomous Vehicles On Public Roads

Perrone Robotics, Inc. Completes A Series Of Operational Design For Autonomous Vehicles On Public Roads

| June 11, 2021

Maryland Autonomous Corridor Project Event and Virginia Neighborhood Customer Demonstrations Showcase the Performance of Perrone Autonomy Perrone Robotics, Inc., a leading provider of fully autonomous vehicle (AV) technology and turnkey vehicle solutions for the mobility of people and things, successfully completed a series of public road demonstrations in the city of Westminster, Md., as part of […]

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UniGroup Debuts All-New Logistics Platform

UniGroup Debuts All-New Logistics Platform

| June 10, 2021

End-to-end platform by UniGroup’s logistics business to support shared visibility, increased efficiencies enterprise-wide  UniGroup, the parent company of United Van Lines, America’s largest mover of household goods and Mayflower Transit, the most recognized and trusted moving company, announced the UniGroup Logistics Platform, a single platform enabling shared visibility throughout the UniGroup enterprise. Supported by a […]

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Volvo Group Breaks Ground on State-of-the-Art Vehicle Propulsion Lab in the U.S.

Volvo Group Breaks Ground on State-of-the-Art Vehicle Propulsion Lab in the U.S.

| June 10, 2021

Volvo Group announced a $33 million expansion of its powertrain research and development site in Maryland for the construction of a new, state-of-the-art Vehicle Propulsion Lab (VPL) Volvo’s VPL will be the first facility in North America to allow comprehensive testing of current and future products for Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Prevost and Volvo Bus to meet evolving government regulations and ensure […]

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Heavy-Duty Truck and Construction Equipment Asking Values Still Trending Upward

Heavy-Duty Truck and Construction Equipment Asking Values Still Trending Upward

| June 10, 2021

The Sandhills EVI for heavy-duty trucks posted a 44.1% year-over-year auction value increase in May Asking values for used commercial trucks and construction equipment in the United States continue to increase while farm machinery asking values continue to hold steady, according to a new Sandhills Global Market Report. The report affirms that heavy-duty sleeper and day cab trucks, excavators, […]

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Leading Distribution & Logistics Company Selects Missouri For New Investment

Leading Distribution & Logistics Company Selects Missouri For New Investment

| June 10, 2021

Frozen Food Express Transportation Services has grown into the largest asset-based temperature-controlled LTL transportation and warehousing provider in the U.S. Frozen Food Express (FFE) Transportation Services, Inc., the largest nationwide asset-based temperature-controlled LTL transportation and warehousing provider, is expanding its business with a new transportation and logistics facility in Butler, Missouri. The company is investing nearly $6 […]

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Forward Air Announces New Destination-Based Compensation Increase for Fleet Partners

Forward Air Announces New Destination-Based Compensation Increase for Fleet Partners

| June 9, 2021

Forward Air Corporation is executing a growth strategy that involves organic infrastructure investments such as its ongoing LTL network expansion, as well as inorganic investments, including acquisitions of complementary businesses. Forward today announced a new destination-based compensation increase for its fleet partners within its LTL and Truckload divisions. The destination-based model provides additional compensation to […]

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NuPort Robotics Selects NVIDIA DRIVE Platform for Autonomous Trucks

NuPort Robotics Selects NVIDIA DRIVE Platform for Autonomous Trucks

| June 9, 2021

NuPort will use NVIDIA AI compute platform for middle-mile autonomous semi-truck operation NuPort Robotics Inc., a leading Canada-based autonomous trucking company selected the NVIDIA DRIVE platform to power its middle-mile semi-truck transportation solutions, which will be capable of safely operating in all weather conditions.  NuPort is defining next generation transportation solutions for the Canadian trucking […]

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Convoy Integrates Online Truckload Booking Platform with Modern TMS to Give Shippers More Control Over Their Freight

Convoy Integrates Online Truckload Booking Platform with Modern TMS to Give Shippers More Control Over Their Freight

| June 9, 2021

Transportation teams can cut tendering time in half, lower freight costs with automated competitive bidding, and award freight to any carrier or broker in their network from one integrated platform Convoy, digital freight network launched a new online platform that brings together the company’s on-demand truckload capacity offering, Shipper Platform, with its modern transportation management system […]

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Roberts Trucking and Affiliate Companies Announce Name Change to Wavepoint 3PL

Roberts Trucking and Affiliate Companies Announce Name Change to Wavepoint 3PL

| June 9, 2021

This is the latest evolution for Roberts Trucking, which was founded in 1978 and which has added businesses to its organization through the years As demand for single-source logistic solutions for warehousing, transportation and fulfillment continues to grow, there is also consolidation on the business side. Effective immediately, Roberts Trucking and its sister companies, Roberts […]

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The Shyft Group Advances Electrified Mobility With Medium-Duty All-Electric Commercial Vehicle Chassis Platform

The Shyft Group Advances Electrified Mobility With Medium-Duty All-Electric Commercial Vehicle Chassis Platform

| June 9, 2021

EV chassis can serve last mile delivery, work truck, recreational, mass transit, and other specialty vehicle segments The Shyft Group, Inc. unveiled plans to bring to market an all-electric purpose-built Class 3 chassis platform designed to serve a wide array of medium-duty truck markets, from last mile parcel delivery fleets to work trucks, passenger busses, […]

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TrovaCV Diesel-to-Electric Conversion Program Will Help Fleets Affordably Convert Existing Class 7-8 Trucks to Electric Power

TrovaCV Diesel-to-Electric Conversion Program Will Help Fleets Affordably Convert Existing Class 7-8 Trucks to Electric Power

| June 8, 2021

D2E program incorporates proprietary chassis, electric driveline, industrialized production Trucking executives soon won’t have to replace in-service heavy-duty vehicles to electrify their fleets, thanks to the breakthrough outside-the-box thinking of Trova Commercial Vehicles (TrovaCV). The custom engineering, design, and manufacturing firm is developing a unique Diesel-to-Electric (D2E) driveline-conversion program for electrifying existing Class 7-8 diesel-powered […]

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Consumers Energy Puts Electric Vehicle Transformation into High Gear with New Effort for Michigan Businesses

Consumers Energy Puts Electric Vehicle Transformation into High Gear with New Effort for Michigan Businesses

| June 8, 2021

Company to Offer Expertise, $3 Million in Rebates for Charging Locations Consumers Energy is putting the electric vehicle transformation into high gear with a major new program to help businesses statewide transition to carbon-free EVs. Consumers Energy’s new PowerMIFleet program will focus on Michigan businesses, offering expertise and $3 million in rebates for charging locations throughout the state. “Michigan was […]

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Statement Regarding United Auto Workers Decision to Resume Strike at NRV Plant

Statement Regarding United Auto Workers Decision to Resume Strike at NRV Plant

| June 8, 2021

The NRV plant employs more than 3,300 people, about 2,900 of whom are UAW members Volvo Trucks North America issued the following statement regarding the United Auto Workers (UAW) union’s decision to resume their strike at the New River Valley truck assembly operations in Dublin, VA, after the members of UAW Local #2069 rejected the tentative […]

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Beer Distributors Orders Five VNR Electric Models for New York Beverage Distribution

Beer Distributors Orders Five VNR Electric Models for New York Beverage Distribution

| June 7, 2021

The Volvo VNR Electric trucks purchased by Manhattan Beer Distributors are the first commercial sale of this model outside of California Manhattan Beer Distributors, a major New York City-based beer and beverage distributor, has placed an order for five Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks — the first zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric trucks to be […]

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OOIDA Opposes House Highway Bill

OOIDA Opposes House Highway Bill

| June 7, 2021

Unnecessary increase in insurance requirement remains poison pill, despite $1 billion for truck parking U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chairman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, released his highway bill proposal which includes an unnecessary increase in minimum liability insurance for motor carriers that the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association says is a poison pill. While […]

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Proposed House Surface Transportation Bill Provides Step Toward Reauthorization

Proposed House Surface Transportation Bill Provides Step Toward Reauthorization

| June 7, 2021

The following is a formal statement of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials on the release of proposed surface transportation legislation The following is a formal statement of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials on the release of proposed surface transportation legislation, INVEST in America Act, by the House […]

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Manhattan Associates Selects Loadsmart to Add Dynamic Real-time Pricing and Instant Capacity

Manhattan Associates Selects Loadsmart to Add Dynamic Real-time Pricing and Instant Capacity

| June 7, 2021

Companies’ Shared Commitment to Innovation and Technical Leadership Will Deliver More Value to Shipping Customers Loadsmart, a digital freight technology company, and Manhattan Associates, an industry leader in transportation management systems (TMS), announced Manhattan Associates integrated Loadsmart’s automated freight quoting, capacity sourcing and tracking platform into Manhattan Active® Transportation Management. This allows Manhattan’s customers to instantly receive rates and tender loads within […]

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BorgWarner Completes Tender Offer and Acquires 89.08% of AKASOL AG

BorgWarner Completes Tender Offer and Acquires 89.08% of AKASOL AG

| June 7, 2021

Accelerates in Fast-Growing Commercial Vehicle and Off-Highway Battery Pack Market BorgWarner Inc. has completed the tender offer for shares of AKASOL AG, resulting in BorgWarner owning 89.08% of AKASOL’s outstanding shares following completion of the tender offer. The acquisition further strengthens BorgWarner’s commercial vehicle and industrial electrification capabilities, which positions the Company to capitalize on […]

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NATSO, Sigma Enter Into Strategic Alliance On Federal Initiatives

NATSO, Sigma Enter Into Strategic Alliance On Federal Initiatives

| June 7, 2021

This alliance will focus on the near- and long-term business priorities of their memberships and make the industry stronger in its advocacy efforts on behalf of members NATSO, representing the nation’s truckstops and travel plazas, and SIGMA: America’s Leading Fuel Marketers, announced a strategic alliance on federal legislative priorities and advocacy initiatives that enhances the […]

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Malca-Amit Makes Secured Logistics Environmentally Friendly Together with Roshel

Malca-Amit Makes Secured Logistics Environmentally Friendly Together with Roshel

| June 4, 2021

Malca-Amit has successfully deployed the first batch of Hino hybrid medium duty trucks armored by  Roshel Smart Armored Vehicles Malca-Amit Group of Companies, a world leading provider of secure logistics solutions, announced that it has  successfully deployed its new armored fleet of next generation low emission vehicles based  on Hino 195h upfitted by Roshel Smart  Armored Vehicles, North America’s leading  manufacturer of […]

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National Grid Launches Electric Vehicle Road Trip to Highlight Northeast Charging Infrastructure

National Grid Launches Electric Vehicle Road Trip to Highlight Northeast Charging Infrastructure

| June 4, 2021

Company has committed $200 million to advancing electric transport, will build additional 19,000 charging stations across the Northeast National Grid unveiled its new EV Road Trip, an effort to raise awareness around the location of charging infrastructure and accelerate adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) across New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. As summer arrives and 7 in 10 Americans hit […]

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EROAD partners with Phillips Connect to add market leading trailer and asset monitoring to its telematics platform

EROAD partners with Phillips Connect to add market leading trailer and asset monitoring to its telematics platform

| June 4, 2021

Adding Phillips Connect trailer telematics lets EROAD customers maximize trailer health and safety, uptime, and driver time EROAD, a leading global transportation technology services company, and Phillips Connect, a leader in expandable and durable smart trailer technology, announced their partnership to bring Phillips Connect devices, sensors, dashboards and reporting to EROAD’s customers. Through the partnership, […]

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RoadSync Partners with AMBEST to Improve Payment Process for Professional Drivers

RoadSync Partners with AMBEST to Improve Payment Process for Professional Drivers

| June 4, 2021

Innovative Digital Financial Platform Delivers Virtual Payment Technology to AMBEST Customers RoadSync, an innovative digital financial platform, has signed partnership with AMBEST, the member-owned, nationwide network of independent truck stops and service centers. Through this partnership, AMBEST service centers can use RoadSync’s virtual payment technology to digitally accept credit cards, fuel cards and fleet checks. […]

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TMC Releases First Report Examining Use of Intelligence Products in Trailer Market

TMC Releases First Report Examining Use of Intelligence Products in Trailer Market

| June 4, 2021

eSMARTT Survey Investigated Adoption of Smart Products Used by Leading Companies The American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council released its first report on the use and adoption of intelligence products and services across the trucking industry with an examination of adoption of the trailer and lease fleet sector. “Trailers are poised to advance in […]

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Sustainable trucking expands with Circle K, Trillium, Musket partnership

Sustainable trucking expands with Circle K, Trillium, Musket partnership

| June 3, 2021

Refined products agreement leads to creative, low-carbon renewable natural gas solution Musket and Trillium, members of the Love’s Family of Companies, have entered into an agreement with Circle K to expand sustainable trucking in California. A 2020 supply partnership between Musket and Circle K created a joint purchasing agreement and allowed Circle K to rapidly […]

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Zeus Electric Chassis, Inc. Announces Agreement With Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Zeus Electric Chassis, Inc. Announces Agreement With Sacramento Municipal Utility District

| June 3, 2021

SMUD offers complete clean energy solutions dedicated to making Sacramento a clean power city that will be 100% carbon emission free by 2030 Zeus Electric Chassis, Inc. (“Zeus”), a fully configurable class 3-8 electric work truck manufacturer, is proud to announce their agreement with Sacramento Municipal Utility District (“SMUD”) to create a variety of zero emissions electric […]

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DeepMap RoadMemory Highly-Scalable Mapping Service Enables Hands-Off Driving

DeepMap RoadMemory Highly-Scalable Mapping Service Enables Hands-Off Driving

| June 3, 2021

RoadMemory enables automakers to accelerate the creation and deployment of large-scale digital maps via data collected from their own fleets of passenger vehicles and trucks DeepMap is announcing RoadMemory in response to demand from vehicle makers seeking large-scale, high-performance, and economical mapping capabilities to support increased autonomy for upcoming production vehicles. Improved autonomy includes driver […]

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Volvo Trucks and DFDS cooperate to run electric supply chain transports

Volvo Trucks and DFDS cooperate to run electric supply chain transports

| June 3, 2021

The initiative marks a key step for building a fossil free supply chain for the Volvo Group DFDS, Northern Europe’s largest shipping and logistics company, and Volvo Trucks are joining forces to electrify heavy truck transports. As a first step, DFDS will operate an all-electric truck to deliver parts to the Volvo truck factory near Gothenburg. […]

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7-Eleven Charges Forward with Installation of 500 Electric Vehicle Ports by End of 2022

7-Eleven Charges Forward with Installation of 500 Electric Vehicle Ports by End of 2022

| June 2, 2021

Iconic Convenience Retailer to Have One of the Largest and Most Compatible EV Fast-Charger Footprints Among US Retailers 7-Eleven, Inc. is accelerating its environmental ambitions. The iconic retailer is undertaking a massive installation project, with a goal of building at least 500 Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFC) ports at 250 select U.S. and Canada stores by the […]

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Bridgestone Launches Ultra-Efficient Long-Haul Steer Tire

Bridgestone Launches Ultra-Efficient Long-Haul Steer Tire

| June 2, 2021

Standout features include double-digit improvements in wear performance and the highest fuel efficiency ever for a Bridgestone long-haul steer tire Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) is expanding the company’s fuel-efficient Ecopia commercial truck tire line with the introduction of the all-new Bridgestone R213 Ecopia tire. The new tire is engineered to reduce operating costs by delivering ultra-high […]

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ACT Research: Life in the Commercial Vehicle Trenches Is a Jungle Right Now

ACT Research: Life in the Commercial Vehicle Trenches Is a Jungle Right Now

| June 2, 2021

“Fleet managers always have the driver shortage headache, but are now stressed because the queue for heavy-duty vehicles stretches past year-end, even as many operators need new trucks today” According to ACT Research’s recently released Transportation Digest, the aggregate prosperity seen currently in the commercial vehicle industry, and in the US economy as a whole, […]

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