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Used Truck Prices Making & Breaking Records

Used Truck Prices Making & Breaking Records

| September 20, 2021

ACT Research reports preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) dropped 5% month-over-month and 24% y/y in August Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) dropped 5% month-over-month and 24% y/y in August. Through the first eight months of the year, activity is 8% higher compared to the same period a year ago, […]

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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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Fleet Decision Makers Rank Top Electrified Brands

Fleet Decision Makers Rank Top Electrified Brands

| September 20, 2021

Ford, Tesla score top marks among both light and medium/heavy duty fleets,while startups lag behind Tesla is uniquely positioned to be “synonymous” with the EV movement – not unlike Kleenex and tissues – thanks in large part to the observability of their electric-only vehicles on the road. Meanwhile, Ford edges Tesla in consideration among fleet […]

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SKYLINE TRANSPORTATION SELECTS ORBCOMM’S INTEGRATED IN-CAB AND ASSET TRACKING SOLUTIONS FOR ITS MULTI-ASSET FLEET

SKYLINE TRANSPORTATION SELECTS ORBCOMM’S INTEGRATED IN-CAB AND ASSET TRACKING SOLUTIONS FOR ITS MULTI-ASSET FLEET

| September 20, 2021

Gains full visibility and control over trucks and trailers in a single, unified platform with ORBCOMM’s telematics double play ORBCOMM Inc, a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions has been selected by Skyline Transportation Inc. (Skyline), a truckload carrier and leader in the transportation industry for more than 65 years, to provide its […]

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Jacobs and Tula Sign Cooperation Agreement to Further Support Customers Adopting CDA With Dynamic Skip Fire Technology

Jacobs and Tula Sign Cooperation Agreement to Further Support Customers Adopting CDA With Dynamic Skip Fire Technology

| September 17, 2021

Both Truck Powertrain Solutions Help Meet Global Emissions Standards Jacobs Vehicle Systems and Tula Technology have signed a cooperation agreement to accelerate the development of Jacobs Cylinder Deactivation® (CDA®) valve actuation technology in conjunction with Tula’s Dynamic Skip Fire (DSF®) control algorithms. The agreement builds on two years of research and development collaboration between the two […]

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Embark Partners with Ryder to Launch Nationwide Network of Up to 100 Freight Transfer Points for Autonomous Fleets

Embark Partners with Ryder to Launch Nationwide Network of Up to 100 Freight Transfer Points for Autonomous Fleets

| September 17, 2021

Companies to collaborate in key freight markets across Sun Belt in preparation for 2024 commercialization Ryder System, Inc.  supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, and Embark Trucks, Inc., a leading developer of autonomous technology for the trucking industry, announce a partnership aimed at launching a nationwide network of up to 100 Embark transfer points, where Ryder will provide […]

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