Automotive supplier MAHLE is installing its chargeBIG charging system, and 110 charging points, at the Stuttgart Airport. chargeBIG is a centralized, scalable charging infrastructure for short-term parking lots and fleet operators. The system is designed to decrease ...
Volvo, which previously announced plans to offer electric powertrains across its entire model range, now says it will add PHEV variants of the XC60 SUV and new V60 wagon to its 2020 line-up. Both vehicles will be available in summer 2019 and will feature Volvo’s spor...
LOS ANGELES – Kenworth Truck Co. and Toyota Motor North America used Earth Day to present its first new, jointly developed hydrogen fuel cell electric heavy-duty truck to UPS Inc. The presentation of the Kenworth T680 took place during a special gat
Used truck prices slid across all classes and segments last month – a move which J.D. Power Valuation Services says puts the market closer to a "historically typical" range.
In an environment where attack surfaces are expanding thanks to newly connected OT devices, staying one step ahead of the bad guys is critical.
In California, a controversial plan to require credit card readers on all public charging stations has generated a lot of pushback from the industry. Charging network operators, hardware manufacturers and other stakeholders say that installing and maintaining the rea...
CargoNet reports that in the first quarter of 2019, there was a total of 140 cargo thefts, a 22 percent decrease from 2018’s first quarter. The firm also notes that the average cargo value per theft during the quarter was $145,772 for a total estimated cost of $12.8 ...
Trimble customers that upgrade to new devices in 2019 and 2020 as 3G networks sunset will be able to ship their uninstalled Trimble equipment to the Cobalt company free of charge, for safe and secure disposal of the hardware, recycling any components when possible.
Volvo’s recall affects approximately 11,089 model year 2018-2020 VNL and VNX trucks configured as 740 and 760 sleeper models. Mack is also recalling approximately 43 model year 2020 Anthem and Pinnacle trucks in which the conspicuity reflectors on the back of the ca...
Walmart suppliers have avoided 3.46 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions as part of Project Gigaton China.
Enhanced network expected to gain strength, efficiency from transportation provider’s broad portfolio of services.
Smith drives this relatively new Cat-powered 2019 389 glider (just 27,000 miles on it at MATS last month), and showed with East flatbeds in a Michigan B-train set-up capable of 160,000-plus lbs. of legal weight in the Great Lakes state.
Electric bus manufacturer Proterra has partnered with Japanese conglomerate Mitsui to create a $200-million credit to scale up Proterra’s battery leasing program. Proterra customers will be able to purchase an electric bus and lease the batteries over the 12-year lif...
Following ‘Move Over Law’ might have prevented this Illinois incident and others.
This is the fourth carrier to join the platform, which allows data to be shared across a network of terminal operators, port authorities, freight forwarders and container lines.
The “one size fits all” approach does not work with oversized, overweight or specialized shipments.
Big Food giant has been hampered by failure to get a deal done.
One way or another, ZE is going to be part of trucking’s future, as regulatory and social pressures mount around the world to eliminate mobile sources of greenhouse gases and air-borne health hazards.
A quota, CEO Roy Harvey argued, would reduce the available supply of aluminum and cans in the U.S. and reshuffle global supply and demand in a way that favored the suppliers already undercutting American producers.
During last year’s Roadcheck event, nearly 12,000 trucks and drivers were taken out of service. Don’t be in that number this year.
The railroad is still "refining" its schedule and changes could still be "significant," said executives.
The Fraunhofer Institute and Hitachi Metals say they’ve produced an on-board charger (OBC) prototype that delivers both high power output and compactness by using soft magnetic materials developed by Hitachi. Hitachi says the technology enables the OBC prototype to g...
Ramps with the weight restrictions include I-45 Northbound to I-20 Westbound, I-45 Northbound to I-20 Eastbound and I-20 Westbound to I-45 Southbound. The restrictions are expected to be in place for two weeks.
FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index fell in February to a reading of 1.71. This is the lowest reading for the index since August 2017 and reflects the easing market conditions for this transportation segment. Economic indicators linked to frei
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“Nissan is requesting appropriately strict penalties.”