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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

First Look at Telematics Study Reveals Significant Safety Advantages of TuSimple’s Autonomous Driving Technology

First Look at Telematics Study Reveals Significant Safety Advantages of TuSimple’s Autonomous Driving Technology

| September 23, 2021

Analyzing 80,000 miles demonstrate a significant reduction in industry standard harsh driving events by TuSimple’s autonomous driving technology relative to benchmark rates and human-operated driving TuSimple self-driving technology company, today released the initial results of an industry-first telematics study analyzing the comparative safety performance of TuSimple’s fully autonomous (SAE Level 4) trucking technology versus manually driven […]

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PACCAR, Aurora and FedEx Launch Autonomous Truck Commercial Pilot

PACCAR, Aurora and FedEx Launch Autonomous Truck Commercial Pilot

| September 23, 2021

PACCAR’s autonomously enabled trucks configured with the Aurora autonomous Driver will haul FedEx loads between Dallas and Houston, a 500-mile round trip, along the I-45 corridor PACCAR has teamed up with Aurora, a leading autonomous driving technology company, and FedEx, one of the largest transportation and logistics companies in the world, to launch a commercial […]

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Lytx® + HD Fleet team up to help parcel delivery service providers meet rental vehicle safety policies

Lytx® + HD Fleet team up to help parcel delivery service providers meet rental vehicle safety policies

| September 22, 2021

Lytx’s Surfsight AI-12 plug-and-play VEDR offers a simple, quick way for fleets to meet parcel delivery safety policies when using rental vehicles Lytx Inc. and HD Fleet unveiled a portable video event data recorder (VEDR) for use in rental trucks deployed by parcel delivery service providers. Parcel delivery contractors, including linehaul and pickup and delivery, […]

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People

Women In Trucking Association Announces FMCSA Administrator Meera Joshi to Keynote Annual Conference

Women In Trucking Association Announces FMCSA Administrator Meera Joshi to Keynote Annual Conference

| September 24, 2021

Administrator Joshi will be addressing critical safety and productivity issues and opportunities facing the trucking industry The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced that Meera Joshi, acting administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), will be the closing keynote speaker at its upcoming in-person Accelerate! Conference & Expo Nov. 7-9 in Dallas and […]

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Trucknet Enterprise CEO, Hanan Fridman, chosen as innovative leader in the field of sustainability within the logistics industry

Trucknet Enterprise CEO, Hanan Fridman, chosen as innovative leader in the field of sustainability within the logistics industry

| September 21, 2021

Trucknet developed a platform enabling smart matching between available space in trucks with cargo (for haulage) for improving efficiency and profitability for companies Hanan Fridman, CEO and founder of Trucknet Enterprise, was chosen as a patron of the official History of Parliament Trust 300 Years of Leadership and Innovation commemorative album, as one of the innovative leaders shaping […]

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Roadrunner Freight Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Announces 2021 “Driver of the Year” Awards

Roadrunner Freight Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Announces 2021 “Driver of the Year” Awards

| September 20, 2021

David Lopez and Corinthian Lynon recognized for Outstanding Performance Roadrunner Freight announced the winners of the prestigious Driver of the Year Award as part of its celebration of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW). This year’s winners are David Lopez, a line haul driver from Las Vegas, NV and Corinthian Lynon, a local driver based […]

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Autonomous

First Look at Telematics Study Reveals Significant Safety Advantages of TuSimple’s Autonomous Driving Technology

First Look at Telematics Study Reveals Significant Safety Advantages of TuSimple’s Autonomous Driving Technology

| September 23, 2021

Analyzing 80,000 miles demonstrate a significant reduction in industry standard harsh driving events by TuSimple’s autonomous driving technology relative to benchmark rates and human-operated driving TuSimple self-driving technology company, today released the initial results of an industry-first telematics study analyzing the comparative safety performance of TuSimple’s fully autonomous (SAE Level 4) trucking technology versus manually driven […]

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PACCAR, Aurora and FedEx Launch Autonomous Truck Commercial Pilot

PACCAR, Aurora and FedEx Launch Autonomous Truck Commercial Pilot

| September 23, 2021

PACCAR’s autonomously enabled trucks configured with the Aurora autonomous Driver will haul FedEx loads between Dallas and Houston, a 500-mile round trip, along the I-45 corridor PACCAR has teamed up with Aurora, a leading autonomous driving technology company, and FedEx, one of the largest transportation and logistics companies in the world, to launch a commercial […]

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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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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

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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New Love’s Truck Care, Speedco technology improving fleets’ bottom line

New Love’s Truck Care, Speedco technology improving fleets’ bottom line

| September 15, 2021

Shop Connect VIEW reducing costs, improving uptime and streamlining operations Fleets conducting business at Love’s Truck Care and Speedco locations are seeing bottom-line improvements through a new system integrating data between the shops and fleets. The Shop Connect VIEW platform is a cloud-based system allowing fleets to better manage maintenance needs on the web or […]

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Fuel & Oil

The Fullest Hour Of The Day For Truck Parking By Region

The Fullest Hour Of The Day For Truck Parking By Region

| September 24, 2021

Chain truck stops tend to be favored and filled up earlier and more often than independent truck stops, rest areas and other truck-friendly parking areas across the country Industry stats provided by the Trucker Path app. In use by over 1 million drivers the platform provides real-time parking availability, access to information and reviews on truck stops, fuel prices, […]

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Run on Less – Electric Demonstrates CO2 Saved With Electric Trucks

Run on Less – Electric Demonstrates CO2 Saved With Electric Trucks

| September 24, 2021

Real-World Study Shows That Certain Trucking Segments Are Ready to Go Electric and Save100 Million Metric Tons of CO2 A real-world study of 13 electric trucks delivering freight across North America has found that if all U.S. and Canadian medium- and heavy-duty trucks became electric, about 100 million metric tons of CO2 would be saved […]

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KORE Power Signs Joint Development Agreement with Zero Electric Vehicles, Inc. to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Transition

KORE Power Signs Joint Development Agreement with Zero Electric Vehicles, Inc. to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Transition

| September 24, 2021

Agreement between U.S.-based manufacturers includes battery cell supply and joint EV technology development KORE Power, Inc.  and Zero Electric Vehicles, Inc.  have signed a joint development agreement to bring together two leading U.S. clean energy innovators to design, develop and manufacture low-cost, highly configurable electric vehicle solutions that accelerate electrification of the transportation sector. KORE is […]

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Fleet Maintenance

HONK FirstOnScene™ Accident Information Services Reduce Claim Cycle Time by up to Five Days

HONK FirstOnScene™ Accident Information Services Reduce Claim Cycle Time by up to Five Days

| September 22, 2021

HONK’s National Tow Provider Network and Machine Learning Capture Data,Photos and Video from Accident Scenes in a Format Optimized for Analysis HONK Technologies, the industry-leading digital roadside assistance platform and vehicle transport company, announced its accident scene information services solution, FirstOnScene™. With FirstOnScene, insurance carriers can receive photos, video and information detailing vehicle damage while […]

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Volvo Trucks North America and AMPLY Power Collaborate on Charge Management Programs for Electric Truck Fleets

Volvo Trucks North America and AMPLY Power Collaborate on Charge Management Programs for Electric Truck Fleets

| September 22, 2021

The two companies are committed to develop and deliver programs that reduce the total cost of ownership, increase energy efficiency, and increase uptime for heavy-duty truck fleets nationwide To ensure electric truck fleets are equipped with the necessary charging infrastructure and energy management services, AMPLY Power is collaborating with Volvo Trucks North America on customer programs to maximize uptime […]

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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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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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ChargePoint, WEX Announce New Solutions to Evolve EV Fleet Management

ChargePoint, WEX Announce New Solutions to Evolve EV Fleet Management

| September 23, 2021

New end-to-end charging solution to allow fleet managers to reduce carbon footprint while meeting complex reporting and cost management needs WEX and ChargePoint, a leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network operating in North America and Europe, have announced plans to expand their existing relationship to provide seamless integration of EV charging for mixed fleets that […]

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USDOT Seeking Comment on Addressing Supply Chain Disruptions

USDOT Seeking Comment on Addressing Supply Chain Disruptions

| September 23, 2021

Focus on alleviating bottlenecks and supply constraints in the transportation sector, particularly for ports, rail, and trucking President Biden issued an Executive Order, “America’s Supply Chains,” which directs several Federal agency actions to secure and strengthen America’s supply chains.  On June 8, 2021, the President also established a Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force — co-chaired […]

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 0.5% in August

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 0.5% in August

| September 22, 2021

Index 0.5% Below August 2020 American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.5% in August after falling 1.1% in July. In August, the index equaled 110.3 (2015=100) compared with 109.8 in July. “August’s monthly gain, while small, was the first since March,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello. “It is important to […]

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CameraMatics Refocuses on US Market

CameraMatics Refocuses on US Market

| September 22, 2021

Irish tech company launches US website to support American truck fleets CameraMatics, the Ireland-based leading IoT fleet and vehicle safety technology specialist, has reengaged in the US market, hiring key industry veterans across the United States. The company just launched a new website specifically designed for decision-makers of American trucking fleets and business-vehicle operators to help them […]

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Boxwheel Trailer Leasing Announces Acquisition of Prime Trailer Leasing

Boxwheel Trailer Leasing Announces Acquisition of Prime Trailer Leasing

| September 22, 2021

Prime Trailer has been around for over 30 years and has a stellar reputation in the industry Boxwheel Trailer Leasing provider of semi-trailer rentals, leases, and sales with physical rental locations in Denver, CO, and Phoenix, AZ, announced the acquisition of Prime Trailer. This strategic acquisition allows Boxwheel the ability to expand its footprint and serve the Salt […]

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project44 Buys Last-Mile Delivery and Customer Experience Leader, Convey, in $255M Acquisition

project44 Buys Last-Mile Delivery and Customer Experience Leader, Convey, in $255M Acquisition

| September 22, 2021

Addition of Convey extends project44’s real-time visibility and exception management to last mile, including parcel, courier, white-glove doorstep delivery, and visibility into item returns project44, the global leader in real-time supply chain visibility, has acquired Austin-based Convey, the last-mile technology leader that powers exceptional direct-to-consumer delivery experiences for more than 200 of the world’s largest […]

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Transfix, Inc Digital Freight Platform, to Become a Publicly Traded Company Through a Business Combination With G Squared Ascend I

Transfix, Inc Digital Freight Platform, to Become a Publicly Traded Company Through a Business Combination With G Squared Ascend I

| September 22, 2021

Transfix is on a path to transform the highly-fragmented $1 trillion total transportation & logistics sector with a focus on reducing the massive amount of waste across the supply chain Transfix Inc. has entered into a definitive business combination agreement with G Squared Ascend I, Inc. (“G Squared Ascend I”) (NYSE: GSQD), a special purpose […]

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Cover Whale Partners with Everspan on Commercial Trucking Program

Cover Whale Partners with Everspan on Commercial Trucking Program

| September 21, 2021

Commercial Trucking Program will be written on Everspan’s highly rated paper and targets professional owners of small trucking operations including common and contract carrier operations Cover Whale Insurance Solutions, Inc., an Insurtech focused on the commercial auto space, announces its partnership with Everspan Indemnity Insurance Company (“Everspan”), an excess and surplus lines insurer which is […]

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NATSO, SIGMA Urge Lawmakers to Extend Biodiesel Tax Credit in Budget Reconciliation

NATSO, SIGMA Urge Lawmakers to Extend Biodiesel Tax Credit in Budget Reconciliation

| September 21, 2021

Groups Urge Tax Parity for New Credits for Fuels That Compete for Same Feedstocks NATSO, the national association representing truckstops, travel plazas, and off-highway fuel retailers, along with SIGMA: America’s Leading Fuel Marketers, and representatives of the trucking and convenience store industries, urged lawmakers to extend the $1 per gallon biodiesel tax credit in the upcoming budget reconciliation package […]

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Rate Transparency: New C.H. Robinson Technology Identifies How Shippers Can Save on Spot Market and Compare Rates to the DAT Benchmark

Rate Transparency: New C.H. Robinson Technology Identifies How Shippers Can Save on Spot Market and Compare Rates to the DAT Benchmark

| September 21, 2021

Market Rate IQ™ reveals $75 million in potential savings across $1.2 billion in freight With tight trucking capacity and market volatility pushing more freight into the spot market, global logistics provider C.H. Robinson has launched Market Rate IQ™ – a new tool that shows companies how their spot rates compare to a trusted third-party benchmark and […]

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Summer Closes Out Strong for Used Trucks, J.D. Power Finds

Summer Closes Out Strong for Used Trucks, J.D. Power Finds

| September 21, 2021

“The new truck shortage is all but guaranteed to continue into 2022, assuming economic conditions stay on track” August’s Class 8 auction pricing was stable at a high level and retail pricing set records once again, according to analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services, as reported in the September 2021 Commercial Truck Guidelines Industry Update. The […]

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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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WorkTraining.com Releases its First Online Spanish Course: Entrenamiento Sobre Sospecha Razonable del DOT

WorkTraining.com Releases its First Online Spanish Course: Entrenamiento Sobre Sospecha Razonable del DOT

| September 20, 2021

The DOT Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors course is a 2-hour mandatory class required by the United States Department of Transportation  WorkTraining.com has released its first Spanish course for DOT-regulated supervisors and employers, titled DOT Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors (Entrenamiento Sobre Sospecha Razonable del DOT). The release of the course is also complemented by the course […]

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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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Rolling Strong Supports St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund Initiatives

Rolling Strong Supports St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund Initiatives

| September 17, 2021

Rolling Strong Supports St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund Initiatives Rolling Strong, the provider of health and wellness programs for transportation companies and their drivers, as well as owner-operators, today announced it is providing participants in the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund (SCF) Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) with a free six-month membership to the Rolling Strong App, […]

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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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Christopher Tate Wins TMCSuperTech 2021 Grand Championship

Christopher Tate Wins TMCSuperTech 2021 Grand Championship

| September 17, 2021

Claims Second Title in Premier Technician Skills Event American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council announced Christopher Tate of Mohawk Truck Inc., has been crowned as the TMCSuperTech 2021 Grand Champion during TMC’s 2021 Fall Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Cleveland. “On behalf of TMC, I’m thrilled to congratulate Christopher Tate on achieving top honors at this year’s competition, […]

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Transfix Announces Truck Cabin Renovation Winner in “TransFIX My Rig” Sweepstakes

Transfix Announces Truck Cabin Renovation Winner in “TransFIX My Rig” Sweepstakes

| September 17, 2021

Debbie Desiderato, a 22-year truck-driving veteran, won the ultimate cab renovation making her truck “feel like a real, on-the-road home”  Transfix Inc., a leading transportation solutions provider, announced the winner of the “TransFIX My Rig” sweepstakes. Debbie Desiderato, a 22-year truck-driving veteran, is the grand prize winner of the “TransFIX My Rig” sweepstakes, part of Transfix’s larger […]

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DAT Truckload Volume Index gained 2% in August; van and reefer rates set all-time highs

DAT Truckload Volume Index gained 2% in August; van and reefer rates set all-time highs

| September 17, 2021

Truckload volume surged and spot and contract freight rates hit new highs in August DAT Truckload Volume Index gained 2% in August; shippers at the precipice of their most challenging peak season yet PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 16, 2021—Truckload volume surged and spot and contract freight rates hit new highs in August as logistics managers stare […]

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Hyzon Motors to supply 154-ton fuel cell-powered hydrogen trucks to world’s largest zinc producer

Hyzon Motors to supply 154-ton fuel cell-powered hydrogen trucks to world’s largest zinc producer

| September 15, 2021

Hyzon is the only supplier of ultra-heavy-duty hydrogen trucks with in-house fuel cell technologies Hyzon Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: HYZN), a leading global supplier of zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell-powered commercial vehicles, announced today that it has received a definitive order for five, 154-ton trucks from Ark Energy Corporation, the Australian subsidiary of the world’s largest zinc, lead […]

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Stevens Transport Partners With Platform Science to Optimize Trip Planning Efficiency

Stevens Transport Partners With Platform Science to Optimize Trip Planning Efficiency

| September 15, 2021

IoT platform enhances driver experience and provides unprecedented level of flexibility Stevens Transport, the largest refrigerated trucking company in Texas and North America’s premier multi-modal, temperature-controlled transportation and logistics company, announced a partnership with Platform Science, a leading connected vehicle platform, to roll out its open IoT technology to Steven Transport’s fleet of over 2000 […]

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Embark and HP Inc. Introduce EV Drayage within Autonomous Truck Operations to Reduce Emissions and Create Sustainable Truck Lanes

Embark and HP Inc. Introduce EV Drayage within Autonomous Truck Operations to Reduce Emissions and Create Sustainable Truck Lanes

| September 15, 2021

Pilot program uses BYD electric trucks to complete first- and last-mile deliveries to and from Embark transfer points in the Los Angeles area, eliminating greenhouse gas emissions and harmful pollutants. Embark Trucks Inc., developer of self-driving software for the trucking industry, announced a joint initiative with HP Inc. to combine electric and autonomous truck technology and create […]

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MOCA Partners With QuikQ for Payroll Cards to QuikQ’s Fleets and Their Drivers

MOCA Partners With QuikQ for Payroll Cards to QuikQ’s Fleets and Their Drivers

| September 15, 2021

MOCA’s payment platform allows QuikQ’s fleets to pay their drivers using a card with unlimited cash-back rewards as well as many additional features and benefits MOCA, a digital-first next-generation card-based payment platform provider, and QuikQ, a full service, fuel payment solutions provider to both fleets and merchants, are pleased to announce that they have entered into […]

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Geotab Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Helps Govt Transportation Leaders Move People and Goods Throughout Their Jurisdictions

Geotab Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Helps Govt Transportation Leaders Move People and Goods Throughout Their Jurisdictions

| September 15, 2021

New transportation analytics platform from Geotab ITS helps provide governments the context and insights they need to help make smarter, faster decisions Governments of all sizes are faced with the increasingly complex, costly and critical task of improving the efficiency, safety and sustainability of their roads. With street-level transportation making up the largest mode of […]

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Knight-Swift Transportation Creates Iron Truck Services, Bringing Affordable Solutions Nationwide to Truckload Carriers of All Sizes

Knight-Swift Transportation Creates Iron Truck Services, Bringing Affordable Solutions Nationwide to Truckload Carriers of All Sizes

| September 14, 2021

“Many small carriers have no choice but to pay retail prices for many fundamental business services. Iron Truck Services brings wholesale prices within reach for all trucking businesses, regardless of size.” Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings has launched Iron Truck Services, an organization that brings together services essential to transportation carriers and includes insurance, equipment maintenance, fuel […]

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Introducing The Steering: AUTONOMOUS CAR SHIPPING TURNED INTO REALITY

Introducing The Steering: AUTONOMOUS CAR SHIPPING TURNED INTO REALITY

| September 14, 2021

Why the female-founded startup from Miami made the cut on StartupPill’s 69 list of autonomous vehicle startups worth investment and how it changes the way cars are transported When people think of the future of transportation, the thing that comes to mind is the stuff of sci-fi novels; autonomous cars, trucks and Hyperloops. A lot […]

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Pittsburgh-based Powerhouse JLE Industries Named to Fast 50 and Earns Top Workplaces Award

Pittsburgh-based Powerhouse JLE Industries Named to Fast 50 and Earns Top Workplaces Award

| September 14, 2021

JLE Industries specializes in Flatbed freight solutions, we represent a unique, technology-enabled investment story that also comes with the benefit of American industrial durability JLE Industries, the fastest-growing, technology-enabled Flatbed freight solutions provider in North America, has been named to two prestigious 2021 Pittsburgh business rankings: the Pittsburgh Business Times’ Fast 50, in which the company is ranked […]

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Road Ready Advanced Telematics Unveils LogIQ™ Integrated Fleet Data Platform

Road Ready Advanced Telematics Unveils LogIQ™ Integrated Fleet Data Platform

| September 14, 2021

Streamlines Delivery of Data, Actionable Insights to Improve Fleet Operating Efficiency Road Ready, an advanced telematics and smart fleet technology provider from Clarience Technologies, has introduced its groundbreaking integrated data platform, LogIQTM.. The new LogIQ platform integrates data from a broad network of industry partners with its own trailer telematics system, making it easier for […]

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OEM’s Relying On Tech Start-Ups To Help Bring Autonomous Trucking To Market

OEM’s Relying On Tech Start-Ups To Help Bring Autonomous Trucking To Market

| September 14, 2021

Latest article from steering systems manufacturer, Pailton Engineering From Lennon and McCartney, to Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak – it is often the case that collaborative partnerships are more effective than solo efforts. It is no surprise then, that the world’s largest truck manufacturers are partnering with innovative startups. Here, Roger Brereton, head of sales at […]

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Aurora Debuts Volvo’s First Commercial Autonomous Truck for U.S. Highway Market

Aurora Debuts Volvo’s First Commercial Autonomous Truck for U.S. Highway Market

| September 14, 2021

Through close collaboration with Volvo’s world-class engineering team, Aurora shares the first look at the autonomous Volvo VNL, powered by the Aurora driver Aurora shared the first look at the Aurora-powered Volvo VNL—Volvo’s flagship long-haul truck, integrated with the Aurora Driver’s sensor suite. This prototype is the first of the Volvo VNL fleet to be designed to […]

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Envoc’s Digital Driver’s License App, LA Wallet onboards Over 1 Million Citizens

Envoc’s Digital Driver’s License App, LA Wallet onboards Over 1 Million Citizens

| September 14, 2021

In addition to holding a legal, digital version of a citizen’s driver’s license, LA Wallet can also hold the official digital version of a citizen’s COVID-19 vaccination status Over one million residents have now loaded their driver’s license into LA Wallet, Louisiana’s official and legal digital driver’s license app created by Envoc in collaboration with the Louisiana Governor, the legislature, the Office […]

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Trucking Industry Kick Off 2021 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Trucking Industry Kick Off 2021 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

| September 14, 2021

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, provides the trucking industry an opportunity to formally recognize the efforts of professional truck drivers American Trucking Associations and the entire trucking industry began a weeklong celebration of the 3.6 million professional truck drivers who deliver America’s freight safely and securely every day. ”This week is a time to remind […]

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Survey: 96% of Truck Drivers Feel Appreciated in Their Job, Proud to Deliver Essential Goods to Fellow Americans

Survey: 96% of Truck Drivers Feel Appreciated in Their Job, Proud to Deliver Essential Goods to Fellow Americans

| September 14, 2021

Truckstop.com Celebrates “Rockstars of the Road” with Appreciation Events During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week In honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (Sept. 12-18), Truckstop.com today released new research revealing the benefits and challenges of the trucking profession. In a survey of 500 U.S. truck drivers, 96% agreed1 that they feel their job is appreciated, perhaps more so during the challenging times presented by the pandemic.   According to the survey, […]

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