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California Awards $27 Million to Container Ports

Tue, 07/16/2024 - 07:51
California’s business and economic development office has awarded $27 million to fund 10 projects at its five container ports to improve data systems and interoperability.

Nominations are Open for Transport Topics′ Annual Trucking′s Frontline Heroes Award!

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 23:00
This year, Transport Topics is honoring trucking professionals who served communities in need. While natural disasters and catastrophic disruptions occurred around the country, a few remarkable individuals endeavored to lend aid to their neighbors and deliver needed supplies. If you have a hero in your life who offered tremendous support to your community this year, nominate them to be the next Trucking′s Frontline Hero

Diesel Price Sheds 3.9¢ to Settle at $3.862 a Gallon

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 16:38
The national average diesel price dropped 3.9 cents to $3.826 a gallon, its first decline after four straight gains, according to Energy Information Administration data released July 15.

Electric TRUs, Diesel Hybrids Pave Path for Reefer Transport

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 15:52
As its technology advances, the omnipresent transport refrigerated unit remains the workhorse of the refrigerated transportation market with room to grow.

Wyoming Gets Tough on Drivers Ignoring Road Closure Signs

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 13:56
A new law in Wyoming is aimed at reducing blow-over crashes of light and high-profile vehicles.  

Crossword Puzzle Solution for July 15, 2024

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 12:30
Here's the solution to the crossword puzzle found in the July 15, 2024 print edition.

Two Suspected Houthi Attacks Strike Ships in Red Sea

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 12:22
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Two suspected attacks by Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeted ships in the Red Sea on July 15, as a new U.S. aircraft carrier approached the region to provide security.

Perspective: The US Needs Lithium Independence

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 12:03
The race for lithium, the lifeblood of modern batteries, is on. Spurred by the adoption of electric vehicles, the use of lithium has extended to the trucking industry.

Senior Senators Press for Baltimore Bridge Funds

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 11:40
Stressing a need for restoring a critical supply chain corridor in the Northeast, Maryland’s senators urged members of Congress to approve funds for rebuilding the Francis Scott Key Bridge.

Cleveland-Cliffs to Buy Canada’s Stelco for $2.8 Billion

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 10:39
Cleveland-Cliffs agreed to buy Canadian steelmaker Stelco Holdings for about $2.8 billion, in the company’s first major move after losing out in its bid for U.S. Steel Corp. last year.

Battery Startup Enerpoly Taps Ex-Northvolt Staff

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 10:07
Swedish startup Enerpoly AB has recruited two former Northvolt executives as it seeks to transform the mundane alkaline battery into an affordable option for the energy-storage industry.

VinFast Delays North Carolina Plant

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 09:43
VinFast Auto Ltd.’s decision to delay its U.S. factory is the latest challenge to its ambition of becoming a global electric vehicle brand and places further pressure on its sales outlook.

AutoNation Warns CDK Hack Put a Dent in Quarterly Earnings

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 09:17
AutoNation warned the cyberattack that crippled retailers across the country until early this month cost the company a significant chunk of second-quarter earnings.

World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Ferry to Run in San Francisco

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 08:55
SAN FRANCISCO — The world’s first hydrogen-powered commercial passenger ferry will start operating on San Francisco Bay as part of plans to phase out diesel-powered vessels.

Maersk Tankers Bet Billions on Ammonia Fuel Carriers

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 08:27
Some of the biggest names in shipping are betting billions on tankers to transport a type of ammonia that’s scarcely being produced today, wagering it will become integral to decarbonization.

Biden Faces Frustration From US Farmers Over Biofuel Policy

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 16:10
President Joe Biden’s re-election campaign has had a tough week. Lingering in the background is a boom he touted for American farmers that hasn’t panned out.

NTDC Spotlight: Roland Bolduc

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 15:09
FedEx driver Roland Bolduc of Connecticut has become synonymous with winning at NTDC. This year in Indianapolis, he's setting his sights on grand championship No. 3.

Stop & Shop Closing 32 Grocery Stores in US Northeast

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 13:43
Stop & Shop said July 12 that it will close 32 underperforming grocery stores in the Northeast U.S. by the end of the year.

ROTATE Recap: Knowing The ‘What’ & ‘Why’ of Data

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 10:00
Anthony Marshall, UPS’ vice president of maintenance and engineering for transportation fleet, provides insight on how fleet maintenance leaders should focus on the big picture of tire management.

Industry Groups Updating ADAS Adoption Information

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 10:00
Working closely with FMCSA, several industry groups are updating and expanding much-­needed technical and outreach information regarding advanced ­driver assistance systems.