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Schneider to add nearly 100 battery electric trucks to its fleet

Schneider to add nearly 100 battery electric trucks to its fleet

| December 6, 2022

The carrier also announces the first of its Freightliner eCascadia order is ready to roll off the assembly line Schneider (NYSE: SNDR), a premier multimodal provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services, will soon begin taking delivery of nearly 100 Class 8 battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) at its intermodal operations in Southern California. Schneider’s first Freightliner […]

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U.S. DOD Awards $50 Million Contract to Kodiak Robotics for Autonomous U.S. Army Ground Reconnaissance Vehicles

U.S. DOD Awards $50 Million Contract to Kodiak Robotics for Autonomous U.S. Army Ground Reconnaissance Vehicles

| December 6, 2022

The two-year Defense Innovation Unit contract is to help automate future ground vehicles conducting high-risk missions such as reconnaissance and surveillance Kodiak Robotics, Inc., a leading self-driving trucking company, has been awarded a $49.9 million, 24-month United States Department of Defense (DoD) agreement to help automate future U.S. Army ground vehicles led by the Army’s Robotic Combat […]

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New ATRI Research Evaluates Charging Infrastructure Challenges for the U.S. Electric Vehicle Fleet

New ATRI Research Evaluates Charging Infrastructure Challenges for the U.S. Electric Vehicle Fleet

| December 6, 2022

The study found that full electrification of the U.S. vehicle fleet would require a large percentage of the country’s present electricity generation The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released a new report that assesses the infrastructure requirements for converting the U.S. vehicle fleet to battery electric.  This analysis, a 2021 top priority of ATRI’s Research […]

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Schuster Equips Full Fleet with E-SMART to Improve Safety

Schuster Equips Full Fleet with E-SMART to Improve Safety

| December 6, 2022

Schuster Co. adopts E-SMART Active Speed Management technology Schuster Co, a transportation solutions leader based in Le Mars, Iowa, and E-SMART, a leading ADAS/ISA provider, have announced completion of a collaboration to bring E-SMART technology to Schuster’s fleet of more than 400 trucks. E-SMART’s active, real time speed control decreases speeding events by up to 88%. […]

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Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in British Columbia, Canada 

Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in British Columbia, Canada 

| December 5, 2022

Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group has nine total locations that have served the greater Vancouver area and the interior of B.C. for more than 35 years Volvo Trucks North America announced the expansion of its certified electric vehicle (EV) dealer network into a third Canadian province to support continued market adoption of its Class 8 […]

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<strong>Convoy, J.B. Hunt, and Uber Freight Join Forces to Tackle Lack of API Standards Across Freight Shipments</strong>

Convoy, J.B. Hunt, and Uber Freight Join Forces to Tackle Lack of API Standards Across Freight Shipments

| December 5, 2022

New Scheduling Standards Consortium to establish industry standard that simplifies scheduling, improving automation for businesses and generating industry-wide efficiencies Convoy, J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., and Uber Freight announced the formation of the Scheduling Standards Consortium (SSC) which aims to solve transportation scheduling challenges by establishing the freight industry’s first formal set of appointment scheduling application […]

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