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Maersk Warns of Shipping Delays Due to Extreme Weather

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 08:31
A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S warned extreme weather conditions and a storm surge lashing the South African coast are expected to cause shipping delays.

From the Kitchen To the Pump

Sun, 07/07/2024 - 23:00
Chevron is working with customers and suppliers to create a circular economy to produce biodiesel. Learn how used cooking oil, which may have ended up in a landfill, becomes biodiesel. Discover the powerful collaboration driving this economic model.

Sweet 15: XPO’s Sweeney Bound for NTDC Again

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 18:51
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. — XPO tank truck driver Richard Sweeney reigned over a deep field to win the Massachusetts trucking championships in early June and advance to his 15th NTDC.

Idaho Offers Alerts to Carriers of Driver Record Changes

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 14:04
The Idaho Transportation Department is offering motor carriers an online service that issues alerts about driving license changes, such as expiration dates for CDLs.

Maintenance Costs Fell in Q1, Report From Decisiv, TMC Finds

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 12:13
The trucking industry saw combined parts and labor costs continue to trend downward during the first quarter, ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council and Decisiv revealed July 3 in a report.

GM to Forfeit Emissions Credits in Settlement With EPA

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 11:42
General Motors has agreed to settle allegations that nearly 6 million of its pickups and sport utility vehicles released more emissions than the company reported.

Ford F-Series Pickup Sales Fall

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 11:17
Ford Motor Co.’s F-Series pickup truck sales dropped in the second quarter as the automaker slowly rolls out a redesign of its top-selling model to avoid quality problems and recalls.

Houthi Threat Triggers Surge in Pirate Attacks Off Somalia

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 09:52
Attacks by Iran-backed Houthi militants on the Red Sea have reinvigorated piracy networks in Somalia, with criminal groups growing in both number and force, a European naval commander said.

ATRI Report: Cost of Operating a Truck Up 6.6% in 2023

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 09:51
The total marginal cost of operating a truck in 2023 rose to a record $2.270 per mile despite fuel costs that fell by 8.8 cents per mile, the American Transportation Research Institute said.

US Trade Deficit Widens to Largest Since 2022

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 09:22
The U.S. trade deficit widened in May to the largest since 2022 as a decline in exports of merchandise exceeded a drop in imports.

Default Risks Rising for Truck Parts Maker Accuride

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 09:00
Commercial truck parts maker Accuride is burning cash in the wake of pricing actions and weaker-than-expected demand, according to S&P Global Ratings.

Chinese Firms Eye Morocco to Cash In on US EV Subsidies

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 08:32
TANGIERS, Morocco — After the U.S. passed subsidies designed to boost domestic EV production and cut into Beijing’s supply chain dominance, Chinese manufacturers began investing in Morocco.

US New Vehicle Sales Rise Year-Over-Year in Q2 — Barely

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 21:33
U.S. new-vehicle sales rose only slightly in the second quarter despite larger discounts and slightly lower prices.

Kentucky College Offering Evening CDL Classes to Meet Demand

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 15:28
Kentucky’s Gateway Community & Technical College is offering its first commercial driver license evening classes to help meet demand for new truck drivers in the state.

Biden Proposes Rule to Protect Workers From Extreme Heat

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 14:51
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden proposed a new rule to address excessive heat in the workplace, warning that high temperatures are the country’s leading weather-related killer.

White House Seeks Funds for Baltimore Bridge Repairs

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 14:36
The leader of the Senate budget panel endorsed a recent emergency funding request from the White House specific to repairing a bridge that collapsed in Baltimore this year.

Stellantis Invests Additional $55M in Electric Air Taxi

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 12:11
Stellantis has invested an additional $55 million in the electric air taxi company Archer Aviation following a successful test flight and other major milestones.

C.H. Robinson COO Arun Rajan Becomes CSIO

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 10:46
In an atypical move, C.H. Robinson’s chief operating officer — its No. 2 — is becoming its chief strategy and innovation officer.

Polestar Plans Cuts as EV Tariffs Deepen Loss

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 09:48
Polestar Automotive Holding UK Plc is making more cost cuts after losses deepened in the first quarter as tariff barriers grow and price pressures increase for electric vehicle makers.

Northvolt Might Slow Battery Projects Due to EV Slump

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 09:19
Northvolt AB may slow its battery projects, the latest in a line of industry reassessments after the transition to electric cars cooled.