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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

Goodyear, EASE Logistics And The City Of Dublin, Ohio To Collaborate On Connected Mobility Pilot

Goodyear, EASE Logistics And The City Of Dublin, Ohio To Collaborate On Connected Mobility Pilot

| March 4, 2021

The three entities will experiment in the areas of tire intelligence and cloud-based logistics The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, EASE Logistics and the City of Dublin today announced a pilot as part of the Smart Columbus initiative to advance connected mobility. For the pilot, the three participants will experiment in the areas of tire intelligence and […]

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Fluid Truck Closes $63 Million Series A Round Led by Bison Capital

Fluid Truck Closes $63 Million Series A Round Led by Bison Capital

| March 3, 2021

Fluid Truck is a peer-to-peer truck sharing platform that offers 24/7 mobile access to a wide array of trucks, vans, and SUVs Fluid Truck, the truck sharing platform for businesses, announced $63 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Bison Capital, with participation from Ingka Investments (part of Ingka Group, the main IKEA retailer), Sumitomo […]

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Locus Partners With Lytx To Offer Future-Ready Logistics

Locus Partners With Lytx To Offer Future-Ready Logistics

| March 3, 2021

Customers can now ensure sustainable transportation operations with the next generation of fleet management technology Locus, a global B2B SaaS company that automates human decisions in the supply chain,  announced a new integration with Lytx®, the leader in video telematics, analytics, safety, and productivity solutions for commercial and public sector fleets. While Lytx provides GPS […]

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People

Women In Trucking Announces its March 2021 Member of the Month

Women In Trucking Announces its March 2021 Member of the Month

| March 2, 2021

She is an Over-the-Road (OTR) professional driver for Maverick Transportation out of Little Rock, Ark The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has announced Liz Imel as its March Member of the Month. She is an Over-the-Road (OTR) professional driver for Maverick Transportation out of Little Rock, Ark. Imel grew up on a farm and started […]

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Setting Record, Love’s Awards Gemini Drivers Nearly $4.5 Million in Safety Bonuses

Setting Record, Love’s Awards Gemini Drivers Nearly $4.5 Million in Safety Bonuses

| March 1, 2021

Unmatched in industry, bonus shows commitment to keeping the road safe Love’s Travel Stops awarded 138 Gemini drivers nearly $4.5 million in bonuses for their commitment to safety. Gemini Motor Transport is a member of the Love’s Family of Companies and operates a fleet of nearly 1,300 drivers who transport fuel and other products to […]

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Haul closes $3M seed round led by RPM Ventures with contributions from Freight, Staffing, and Mobility industry veterans

Haul closes $3M seed round led by RPM Ventures with contributions from Freight, Staffing, and Mobility industry veterans

| February 19, 2021

Haul aims to rethink the traditional truck driving employment model to appeal to current needs and the future generations of drivers Haul, a modern, on-demand platform for CDL drivers that connects trucking fleets with drivers, with operations in California, Texas and Georgia, has closed a $3M seed round to fuel further market expansion and product […]

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Autonomous

Hyperloop Vehicle to be Unveiled to the Public at the Smithsonian FUTURES Exhibition this Fall

Hyperloop Vehicle to be Unveiled to the Public at the Smithsonian FUTURES Exhibition this Fall

| March 2, 2021

Vehicle made history in November 2020 carrying the world’s first hyperloop passengers Virgin Hyperloop joins the ranks of cutting-edge innovations debuted at Smithsonian Just months after the world’s first hyperloop passenger testing, Virgin Hyperloop announced that the passenger-carrying vehicle, dubbed “Pegasus,” will be making its public debut at the Smithsonian Arts + Industries Building in […]

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CapStone Holdings Inc. Invests $10M in Perrone Robotics

CapStone Holdings Inc. Invests $10M in Perrone Robotics

| February 23, 2021

Autonomous Vehicle Technology Leader Expanding to Mich. Research Center CapStone Holdings, a business incubator and investment group, is pleased to announce a $10 million equity investment in Perrone Robotics Inc., a leading provider of fully autonomous vehicle systems. Perrone delivers mobility excellence through the world’s first and only patented general purpose robotics operating system and autonomous vehicle retrofit kit […]

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Motional Operates Driverless Vehicles On Public Roads

Motional Operates Driverless Vehicles On Public Roads

| February 23, 2021

As the ridesharing industry’s robotaxi fleet provider of choice, Motional is uniquely positioned to commercialize driverless technology Motional  announced it is operating driverless vehicles on public roads, becoming one of the world’s first companies to do so. The inaugural testing took place in Las Vegas this month and consisted of multiple driverless vehicles safely navigating intersections, unprotected turns, […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

US Trailer OEMs Challenged to Increase Production Amid Component Constraints

US Trailer OEMs Challenged to Increase Production Amid Component Constraints

| March 2, 2021

ACT Research reports trailer net orders have pushed the industry backlog higher for the past seven months According to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report, trailer net orders have pushed the industry backlog higher for the past seven months, with January’s order level 66% above current build rates. “First of all, it […]

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Truck Body Mounting For DuraMag And Royal Truck Body Now Available At The Shyft Upfit Center

Truck Body Mounting For DuraMag And Royal Truck Body Now Available At The Shyft Upfit Center

| February 10, 2021

As Shyft’s national distribution footprint expands, the Company brings steel and aluminum service body mounting capabilities to Midwest dealer distributors The Shyft Group vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit for ecommerce-driven parcel delivery, as well as the broader commercial, retail, and service specialty vehicle markets, will now offer full service truck body mounting for its Royal Truck […]

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Volvo Trucks Offers Customers Enhanced Speed and Efficiency with New E-Commerce Platform PartsASIST

Volvo Trucks Offers Customers Enhanced Speed and Efficiency with New E-Commerce Platform PartsASIST

| January 26, 2021

PartsASIST is a complete, one-stop online solution that increases uptime by enabling faster, simpler and more efficient service All Volvo Trucks North America customers can begin to register for PartsASIST, transitioning from the existing Volvo SELECT Part Store, with the goal of activating its full dealer network in the U.S. and Canada as part of […]

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Fuel & Oil

NATSO, Trucking Groups Urge Centers for Disease Control to Designate Truckstops as Mobile Vaccine Sites

NATSO, Trucking Groups Urge Centers for Disease Control to Designate Truckstops as Mobile Vaccine Sites

| March 5, 2021

Truckstops and travel plazas are designed to cater to the unique needs of truck drivers who spend hundreds of days each year away from home NATSO, representing the nation’s truckstops and travel plazas, along with a coalition representing trucking fleets and truck drivers in need, urged the Centers for Disease Control to designate truckstops and […]

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FedEx Commits to Carbon-Neutral Operations by 2040

FedEx Commits to Carbon-Neutral Operations by 2040

| March 4, 2021

Ambitious plan includes electrifying the global parcel pickup and delivery fleet and establishing the Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture FedEx Corp. home of the world’s largest cargo airline, announced an ambitious goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations globally by 2040. To help reach this goal, FedEx is designating more than $2 billion of initial investment […]

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J&M Sanitation Deploys BYD, Amrep Electric Refuse Trucks

J&M Sanitation Deploys BYD, Amrep Electric Refuse Trucks

| March 3, 2021

BYD electric trucks are clean and quiet, with fewer moving parts than carbon-burning trucks J&M Sanitation, a family-owned business serving Kuna, Idaho, has deployed two all-electric Class 8 refuse trucks, the first such battery-electric, zero-emission vehicles in Idaho. The trucks are replacing two current diesel vehicles, resulting in cleaner air and a lower carbon footprint. J&M is […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Tactile Mobility Launches First-of-its-Kind Tire Tread Depth Measurement Solution

Tactile Mobility Launches First-of-its-Kind Tire Tread Depth Measurement Solution

| March 3, 2021

Software and data solution provides drivers with real-time critical safety information about tire tread depth Tactile Mobility, the leading tactile data and virtual sensing technology company, announced  the launch of its first-of-a-kind tire tread measurement solution which will greatly enhance driver and passenger safety at a fraction of the cost of other existing tire monitoring […]

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Navistar Offers Free Factory Warranty For Any Used International® LT® And RH™ Series Vehicles

Navistar Offers Free Factory Warranty For Any Used International® LT® And RH™ Series Vehicles

| March 2, 2021

Free One-Year Engine and Aftertreatment Warranty for Qualifying Trucks Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is now offering a free one-year factory-backed warranty for engine and aftertreatment systems on its most popular used on-highway vehicles. This warranty is available on units purchased from any retail outlet through December 2021 with service backed by a dealer support network of […]

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Heavy Trucking Repair Search Engine TruckingSE.com Reimagines Big Rig Roadside Assistance

Heavy Trucking Repair Search Engine TruckingSE.com Reimagines Big Rig Roadside Assistance

| March 1, 2021

With Trucking SE, truckers no longer have to call multiple repair shops or perform tedious web searches to find the most expedient way to service their rigs Heavy trucking repair search engine TruckingSE.com launched today, reimagining how truckers find reliable repair services. The mobile-responsive website matches a broken-down tractor/trailer operator to the nearest and most appropriate repair […]

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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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Navistar Stockholders Approve Acquisition by TRATON

Navistar Stockholders Approve Acquisition by TRATON

| March 3, 2021

Stockholders Approve All Proposals at 2021 Annual Meeting Navistar International Corporation (“Navistar”) (NYSE: NAV), a leading U.S. truck maker, announced that, at its annual meeting of stockholders held today, stockholders approved TRATON’s proposal to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Navistar at a price of USD 44.50 per share in cash. The transaction remains subject […]

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GlobalTranz and MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics Develop Load Optimization Technology

GlobalTranz and MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics Develop Load Optimization Technology

| March 3, 2021

Scenarios across different regions of the U.S. and demonstrate an average potential costs savings of 15.6% and an average reduction in truck usage of 11.1% GlobalTranz Enterprises, LLC., a leading technology-enabled third-party logistics solutions provider offering award-winning technology, people-powered customer service, and extensive multimodal carrier relationships, launched a collaboration with the MIT Center for Transportation […]

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400 Electric-Powered Blue Bird School Buses Roll into North America

400 Electric-Powered Blue Bird School Buses Roll into North America

| March 2, 2021

The #1 provider of electric-powered school buses reaffirms its leadership stance in providing safe, zero-emissions transportation for students School bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corporation, with its commitment to move bus fleets to clean-power solutions, has now exceeded 400 electric-powered school buses delivered or on order. With momentum building, electric-bus sales are expected to increase further […]

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PS Logistics acquires Jason Jones Trucking

PS Logistics acquires Jason Jones Trucking

| March 2, 2021

The transaction further establishes the company in upper Midwest USA and adds new terminal in Shoals, IN PS Holdco, LLC (“PS Logistics”) announced has purchased all substantial transportation assets of Jason Jones Trucking, Inc., a privately-owned interstate trucking company that specializes in flatbed shipping in the eastern United States. Headquartered in Shoals, IN, Jason Jones […]

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Lytx 2020 “State of the Data” Report Identifies Key Areas of Risk for Trucking Fleets

Lytx 2020 “State of the Data” Report Identifies Key Areas of Risk for Trucking Fleets

| March 1, 2021

Even with heightened demand due to the pandemic, trucking fleets showed strong improvements in key measures of driver safety Lytx®, a leading provider of machine vision- and artificial intelligence-powered video telematics, analytics, safety, and productivity solutions for commercial, public sector, and field service fleets, has released its third annual “State of the Data” report focused […]

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Federal Tax Credit for EV Charging Stations & Installation Extended!

Federal Tax Credit for EV Charging Stations & Installation Extended!

| March 1, 2021

All ClipperCreek charging stations qualify for the federal tax credit Purchasing an EV Charging Station in 2021? If so, we have great news for you! Congress recently passed a retroactive federal tax credit for those who purchased environmentally responsible transportation, including costs for EV charging infrastructure. The tax credit now expires on December 31, 2021. Receive a […]

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Goodyear to Acquire Cooper, Creating Stronger U.S.-Based Leader in Global Tire Industry

Goodyear to Acquire Cooper, Creating Stronger U.S.-Based Leader in Global Tire Industry

| March 1, 2021

Increases Scale to Support Investments in New Mobility and Fleet Solutions The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has entered a definitive transaction agreement under which Goodyear will acquire Cooper in a transaction with a total enterprise value of approximately $2.5 billion. The transaction will expand Goodyear’s product offering by combining […]

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ATRI RELEASES ANNUAL LIST OF TOP 100 TRUCK BOTTLENECKS

ATRI RELEASES ANNUAL LIST OF TOP 100 TRUCK BOTTLENECKS

| March 1, 2021

Fort Lee, New Jersey is once again the Number One freight bottleneck in the country The American Transportation Research Institute released its annual list highlighting the most congested bottlenecks for trucks in America. “While everyone else sheltered in place in 2020, trucks kept rolling, delivering essential goods to communities large and small,” said CRST International […]

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SHELL ROTELLA® INTRODUCES PORTFOLIO OF CARBON NEUTRAL ENGINE OILS IN NORTH AMERICA

SHELL ROTELLA® INTRODUCES PORTFOLIO OF CARBON NEUTRAL ENGINE OILS IN NORTH AMERICA

| February 26, 2021

Shell Rotella® T5 and Shell Rotella® T6 heavy duty engine oils are now Carbon Neutral Shell Rotella® announced it will offer customers carbon neutral lubricants for heavy duty engines in North America. Existing products, Shell Rotella® T6 Full Synthetic and Shell Rotella® T5 Synthetic Blend engine oils will now be carbon neutral as a step […]

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U.S. Postal Service Awards Contract to Launch Multi-Billion-Dollar Modernization of Postal Delivery Vehicle Fleet

U.S. Postal Service Awards Contract to Launch Multi-Billion-Dollar Modernization of Postal Delivery Vehicle Fleet

| February 26, 2021

Oshkosh Defense Will Finalize Design of Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV), Delivering Up to 165,000 of the U.S.-Built Vehicles Over the Next Decade The U.S. Postal Service announced it awarded a 10-year contract to Oshkosh, WI, based Oshkosh Defense, to manufacture a new generation of U.S.-built postal delivery vehicles that will drive the most dramatic […]

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Nation’s Largest Procurement of Electric School Buses with Highland Electric Transportation

Nation’s Largest Procurement of Electric School Buses with Highland Electric Transportation

| February 26, 2021

Initial contract phase with Highland Electric Transportation to deploy 326 Thomas Built electric school buses powered by Proterra The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education approved a contract on Tuesday evening with Highland Electric Transportation, a provider of turnkey electric fleet solutions, to convert its school bus fleet to all-electric, starting with 326 […]

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ARBOC launches its first fully accessible, battery-electric low-floor bus; the zero-emission Equess CHARGE™

ARBOC launches its first fully accessible, battery-electric low-floor bus; the zero-emission Equess CHARGE™

| February 26, 2021

Equess CHARGE™ harnesses New Flyer EV technology and ARBOC’s proven low-floor platform; expanding accessible zero-emission mobility in North America ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC (“ARBOC”), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, announced the introduction of its battery-electric low-floor purpose-built bus: the zero-emission Equess CHARGE™. Available in 30-foot and […]

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Netradyne Expands Product Line to Create full 360-Degree Fleet Vehicle Views with DriveriHub

Netradyne Expands Product Line to Create full 360-Degree Fleet Vehicle Views with DriveriHub

| February 25, 2021

Netradyne’s AI and vision powered safety platform to meet the needs of fleets and extend their views to reach 360 degrees around the vehicle Netradyne, a leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Edge Computing focusing on driver and fleet safety, announced the expansion of the Driveri product portfolio with the availability of DriveriHub®. Designed for […]

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The PSR3 is now available for U.S. Law Enforcement

The PSR3 is now available for U.S. Law Enforcement

| February 25, 2021

The PSR3 is designed to address the vulnerabilities that the rioting exposed while providing complete transparency of operations required in modern policing RUA Dynamics is proud to announce the Public Safety Rescue Vehicle 3 (PSR3) is now available for purchase in the United States. The PSR3 is the most comprehensive public safety vehicle ever designed. By combining […]

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New Overload Monitoring System Helps Truck and Van Operators

New Overload Monitoring System Helps Truck and Van Operators

| February 25, 2021

Avoid Costly Fines and Maximize Legal Loads of Commercial Vehicles Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG), today announced the North American launch of its LoadPro® on-vehicle overload monitoring and load optimization system that offers truck/van owners and drivers a low-cost solution to maximize the legal loads of their vehicles and avoid overloading fines and related […]

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DHL Freight and Volvo Trucks Join Forces to Speed up Transition to Fossil Free Road Transport

DHL Freight and Volvo Trucks Join Forces to Speed up Transition to Fossil Free Road Transport

| February 25, 2021

DHL is actively working, along with Volvo Trucks, on the reduction of their ecological footprint, with sustainability being an integral part of the company’s strategy So far, the main use of electric trucks has been for shorter distances within cities and urban areas. Now DHL Freight and Volvo Trucks have initiated a project focusing on […]

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Comdata Reveals New Fleet Card for Small Fleets

Comdata Reveals New Fleet Card for Small Fleets

| February 25, 2021

Trucking fleets to benefit from simplified pricing, competitive discounts and prescription savings to ensure drivers’ wellbeing on the road Comdata Inc., a FLEETCOR company and world leader in payment innovation, unveils an enhanced fuel card offer for fleets. The new Comdata Fleet Card is the company’s latest offering designed for trucking fleets with less than […]

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Pilot Program Launches to Improve Transit Bus Procurement

Pilot Program Launches to Improve Transit Bus Procurement

| February 25, 2021

VEIC selected by FTA as program implementer  In the spring of 2020, VEIC was selected by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to help deliver a pilot program that will improve the way transit agencies acquire new vehicles. The Pilot Program for Nonprofit Cooperative Procurements has launched with the objective of increasing innovation, promoting efficiency, and […]

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The Shyft Group Selected To Produce New Options In Isuzu’s Commercial Truck Lineup

The Shyft Group Selected To Produce New Options In Isuzu’s Commercial Truck Lineup

| February 24, 2021

Highly anticipated 2022 F-Series diesel Class 6 & 7 and N-Series Class 5 gas-powered work truck chassis will be assembled at Shyft’s Charlotte, Michigan, facility Builtmore Contract Manufacturing, owned and operated by The Shyft Group America’s leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit for ecommerce-driven parcel delivery, as well as the broader commercial, retail, and […]

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Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Increased Productivity by 28% with Adoption of HeadLight

Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Increased Productivity by 28% with Adoption of HeadLight

| February 24, 2021

The agency’s integration of technology also supported 1.1 million cubic yards of efficient debris cleanup following Hurricane Laura Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) experienced impressive productivity increases after adopting HeadLight, the industry’s leading photo-based inspection technology. A study conducted by the Louisiana Transportation Research Center uncovered that DOTD inspectors using HeadLight experienced a 28% increase in […]

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Nikola Details North American Fuel-Cell Vehicle Program

Nikola Details North American Fuel-Cell Vehicle Program

| February 24, 2021

Zero-Emission Vehicle Portfolio Lineup Includes a Re-Engineered Cabover and a Projected 900-Mile Range Sleeper Nikola Corporation, zero-emissions transportation and infrastructure solutions, announced details about its North American hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) commercial truck program. Following the launch of North American production of the Tre battery-electric vehicle (BEV), Nikola plans to introduce a FCEV variant […]

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Trucking Insurer Koffie Labs Raises $4.5 Million

Trucking Insurer Koffie Labs Raises $4.5 Million

| February 24, 2021

Truckers, used to waiting weeks for quotes, can receive one in minutes on Koffie’s streamlined and digital platform Koffie Labs (Koffie), an insurtech focused on reinventing the trucking and transportation markets, has raised $4.5m in venture financing. Anthemis Group and Lerer Hippeau led two rounds of seed round financing with participation from 2048 Ventures, Plug and Play […]

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Flock Freight Reaches Carbon Neutral with Shared Truckload Mode to Drive Sustainability in Freight

Flock Freight Reaches Carbon Neutral with Shared Truckload Mode to Drive Sustainability in Freight

| February 24, 2021

FlockDirect shared truckload shipping now industry-first to reach net neutral through offsetting carbon emissions Flock Freight, the only logistics provider that offers a shared truckload shipping solution for businesses, announced its partnership with Carbonfund.org Foundation to offset 100% of carbon emissions of its FlockDirect shipping mode in 2021 through carbon offsets at no extra cost to shippers. […]

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 1.4% in January

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 1.4% in January

| February 24, 2021

Index 2.1% Below January 2020 American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.4% in January after rising 1.2% in December. In January, the index equaled 114.6 (2015=100) compared with 113.1 in December. ATA recently revised the seasonally adjusted index back five years as part of its annual revision. “Over the […]

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Canada ELD Mandate is Fast Approaching

Canada ELD Mandate is Fast Approaching

| February 23, 2021

Here’s what drivers and carriers need to know to satisfy  requirements on both sides of the border Both the United States and Canada are heavily dependent on trucking, with roughly two-thirds of its mutual trade reliant on an industry that not only serves as a vital link between producers and consumers but also contributes significantly […]

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On-Demand Data With ‘BI’ Driven Analytics Available for Commercial Truck and Van Dealers

On-Demand Data With ‘BI’ Driven Analytics Available for Commercial Truck and Van Dealers

| February 23, 2021

CBI focuses on inventory status, health, pricing, market trends, and stocking A new report suite created by Work Truck Solutions helps dealers gain actionable insights and improve decision-making for their commercial business. Commercial Business Intelligence (CBI) is an on-demand suite that combines business analytics, data mining, data visualization, and data tools coupled with best practices to […]

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ATLIS Motor Vehicles and Clemson University Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop Electric Vehicle Batteries

ATLIS Motor Vehicles and Clemson University Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop Electric Vehicle Batteries

| February 23, 2021

The Institute specializes in studying the fundamental properties and applications of a broad range of nanomaterials ATLIS Motor Vehicles, Inc. and Clemson University have partnered to advance development of electric-vehicle batteries that charge faster, last longer and can be scaled to fit a variety of vehicle classes. ATLIS, a startup company based in Arizona, is developing battery cells […]

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ENOC opens Service Station of the Future at Expo 2020 Dubai

ENOC opens Service Station of the Future at Expo 2020 Dubai

| February 23, 2021

Over 43,000m2/37 tons of carbon fiber have been used to build the 133 multi-layer canopy frame ENOC Group, the Official Integrated Energy Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, unveiled its innovatively designed Service Station of the Future, located at the Expo 2020 site.   In addition to supporting the logistical needs of Expo 2020’s fleet ahead of the […]

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Commercial Truck Industry Starts 2021 Strong

Commercial Truck Industry Starts 2021 Strong

| February 22, 2021

Most buyers and sellers say the sleeper market currently feels strong, but the market is actually only at about the average of the post-Great Recession trend In the February 2021 Commercial Truck Guidelines Industry Update, analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services reported that 2021 pricing started out healthy, as expected, with Class 8 auction results particularly […]

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Trillium Announces New CNG Station, Partnership with Albuquerque

Trillium Announces New CNG Station, Partnership with Albuquerque

| February 22, 2021

Station will provide a green commute for 20 years The city of Albuquerque is extending its clean-air commitment by adding a new compressed natural gas station by alternative fuel industry leader Trillium to refuel its buses. The new station marks the beginning of a long-term partnership between the city and Trillium.  After Albuquerque evaluated its […]

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Vehicle Leasing with Cryptocurrency Coming Soon

Vehicle Leasing with Cryptocurrency Coming Soon

| February 22, 2021

NYC-based online auto leasing company gearing up for online crypto payments New York City_Brooklyn-based eAutoLease announced that it soon will accept cryptocurrency as payment for leasing and online auto sales. It took vision to build a business around the concept of leasing vehicles through the internet. So, it’s no surprise then that eAutoLease isn’t far behind the […]

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Mack Dealer Vanguard Invests $23 Million in New State-of-the Art Houston Dealership

Mack Dealer Vanguard Invests $23 Million in New State-of-the Art Houston Dealership

| February 22, 2021

Vanguard now operates 20 different sites in six states Vanguard Truck Centers recently opened a new dealership in Houston, investing $23 million in the facility to offer customers increased service and uptime support. Vanguard now operates 20 different sites in six states, including Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, South Carolina and Texas, The new 120,000 square-foot […]

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Electric Vehicle Take-up Study Reveals World Leaders

Electric Vehicle Take-up Study Reveals World Leaders

| February 22, 2021

The US is falling well behind other nations when it comes to the roll out of carbon saving electric vehicle technologies An international study by car experts from car rental comparison website StreeFreeCarRental.com has ranked the US tenth in the world when it comes to adopting carbon saving electric vehicles – far behind China, Japan […]

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Commercial Vehicle Demand Reminiscent of 2018 at Start of 2021, But Facing Challenges

Commercial Vehicle Demand Reminiscent of 2018 at Start of 2021, But Facing Challenges

| February 22, 2021

ACT Research reports that fallout of this is reflected in Class 8 orders, especially for tractors, backlogs, and build rate pressures According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, although 2021 is starting much like January of 2018, there are steep front-end challenges to production. “In 2018, the industry […]

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Ryder Promotes Fleet Upgrades for Customers with Enhanced Fleet Buy-Out Program

Ryder Promotes Fleet Upgrades for Customers with Enhanced Fleet Buy-Out Program

| February 19, 2021

The Ryder Fleet Buy-Out Program offers customers the ability to use trucks they own to free up capital, save money, and eliminate complexity associated with ownership Ryder System, Inc announced its updated Fleet Buy-Out Program that allows customers to trade in their fleet and then lease new trucks through Ryder’s leasing program. Subject to the […]

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