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Biden Provides $504 Million to Support 12 Technology Hubs

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 08:45
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said July 2 that it was providing $504 million in implementation grants for a dozen technology hubs nationwide.

Tesla Sales Fall for Second Straight Quarter

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 08:26
DETROIT — Tesla’s global sales fell for the second straight quarter despite price cuts and low-interest financing offers, another sign of weakening demand for the company’s products.

TT Podcasts: RoadSigns

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 08:00
The makers of Transport Topics' updated Top 100 For-Hire Carriers list examine how the freight market slump has altered the competitive landscape in trucking.

Diesel Price Increases 4.4¢ in Third Consecutive Climb

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 16:10
The national average diesel price jumped for the third straight week, this time leaping 4.4 cents to $3.813 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released July 1.

US Chamber Files Amicus Brief in Werner Verdict

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 14:14
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has filed a “friend of the court” brief with the Texas Supreme Court asking the court to reject a $100 million lower-court jury verdict against Werner Enterprises.

Amtrak Used 2 Million Gallons of Renewable Diesel in FY2023

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 14:01
Switching to renewable diesel has enabled Amtrak to replace about 2 million gallons of fossil fuel during the past fiscal year and move closer to its goal of achieving zero emissions.

Renault Vows to Lower EV Battery Costs 20% With New Process

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 13:18
Renault SA pledged to reduce its battery costs by around 20%, in a bid to remain competitive by adopting a cheaper cell chemistry and new production processes for electric vehicle components.

OPEC Crude Production Steady for Third Month

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 12:57
OPEC’s crude production remained steady for a third month, while some key members continued to pump above agreed limits.

Global Sea Transport Leaps Most Since 2010 After Attacks

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 12:32
A gauge of global sea transport is heading for its biggest annual jump since 2010 after attacks in the Red Sea have forced ships to travel longer distances.

Crossword Puzzle Solution for July 1, 2024

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 12:30
Here's the solution to the crossword puzzle found in the July 1, 2024 print edition.

Continental Express Adds Chicago-Area Terminal

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 12:21
Continental Express opened its ninth location nationwide with a new terminal in Illinois, the company announced June 24.

Hacked Software Firm CDK Expects All Dealers Live by July 4

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 12:08
CDK Global, the software provider to roughly 15,000 car dealerships across North America that was hacked nearly two weeks ago, said it anticipates all dealers will be live by July 4.

Perspective: Autonomous Trucking Is Not a Race

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 11:08
How will self-driving trucks win the trust of the millions of Americans driving their own vehicles alongside them?

New Baltimore Bridge Could Have Higher Clearance

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 10:47
BALTIMORE — Authorities will soon decide if they want to raise the 185-foot vertical clearance of the area's bridges, and by how much. 

Samsara Extends Tracking to Small, High-Value Assets

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 09:00
CHICAGO — Connected fleet technology provider Samsara has launched a new tracking device for small assets and is adding new features to enhance driver safety.

Maersk Drops Out of Bidding for Logistics Giant DB Schenker

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 08:17
A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S withdrew its bid for DB Schenker, the logistics unit of Deutsche Bahn AG that has been reported to be valued at more than $16.1 billion.

How To Turn Risk Management Into a Competitive Advantage

Sun, 06/30/2024 - 23:00
When truckers think about risk and safety, they tend to focus on catastrophic events on the road. But to shippers, safety involves more than accidents and out-of-service rates. Increasingly, they’re looking at carriers through a cybersecurity lens and asking what kind of risk they pose to their data, business, compliance, and reputation.

California’s Advanced Clean Fleet Mobile Service Centers

Sun, 06/30/2024 - 23:00
As the world's focus on sustainability intensifies, the transportation sector faces increasing pressure to reduce its environmental footprint. In response to this imperative, Amerit, a leading provider of fleet maintenance and repair services, is highlighting their Advanced Clean Fleet Mobile…

Trucking’s Clean Power Transition Hinges on Infrastructure

Fri, 06/28/2024 - 15:03
LAS VEGAS — Wider adoption of low- and zero-emission commercial trucks will depend on the development of new fueling and charging infrastructure, energy leaders said.

Infrastructure Still Top Issue for Electric Truck Deployment

Fri, 06/28/2024 - 15:03
According to industry leaders, this simple, yet crucial detail for fleets to consider when adding electric trucks to their rosters should be their top priority: where to plug them in.