Business
Business, Technology

Takeaways From Navistar's NACV Announcements

TT Managing Editor/Features Seth Clevenger (right) and staff reporter Roger W. Gilroy discuss takeaways from Navistar's press conferences at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show on Sept. 25, 2017. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

September 25, 2017
Business, Fuel

Daimler Shows Off Electric-Powered Fuso eCanter

UPS Fuso eCanter UPS Fuso eCanter by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Daimler Trucks North America expanded the powertrain offerings of its medium-duty Fuso cabovers with the introduction of an electric-powered version of its Fuso Canter truck, and a gasoline option for its FE-Series model.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
September 25, 2017
Business, Technology

Takeaways From DTNA Announcements at NACV

TT Executive Editor Joe Howard (right) and Managing Editor/Features Seth Clevenger provide their takeaways from Daimler Trucks North America's press announcements Sept. 25, 2017, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

September 25, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Takeaways From Volvo Announcements at NACV

TT Executive Editor Joe Howard (right) and Associate News Editor Jonathan S. Reiskin discuss the takeaways from Volvo's announcements on Sept. 25, 2017, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

September 25, 2017
Business

Navistar Announces New HV Severe Service Model

Navistar's HV series Navistar's HV series by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Navistar International Corp., the parent company of International Truck, announced its new HV model intended for severe service applications in North America.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 25, 2017
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Drivers to Remain Necessary Despite Advancements in Autonomous Vehicles, ATA Policy Expert Says

ATA's Mike Cammisa Cammisa by Eugene Mulero/Transport Topics

ATLANTA — The trucking industry will continue to depend on drivers to assist with the navigation of autonomous and connected truck fleets, a policy expert at American Trucking Associations said at the Connected Fleets USA conference Sept. 25.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 25, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Dips 0.3 Cent to $2.788 a Gallon

Trucks fuel at a California truck stop Todd Lappin/Flickr

The U.S. average retail diesel price fell 0.3 cent a gallon to $2.788, the Department of Energy reported Sept. 25.

Transport Topics
September 25, 2017
Government, Business

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Sept. 25: Reforming the Tax Code

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The real possibility of lawmakers advancing the first overhaul of the country’s tax code in more than three decades would greatly benefit trucking, ATA President Chris Spear says.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 25, 2017
Business, TCA

No Shortage of Chrome at Joplin, Mo., Truck Show

Guilty By Association Truck Show

Hundreds of truckers are assembled in south Joplin for a weekend of group therapy, and everyone seems to have received the same prescription: chrome.

Koby Levin | Joplin (Mo.) Globe
September 25, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

ClearMetal Gets $9 Million in Funding

ClearMetal, a San Francisco-based technology startup that is using artificial intelligence to develop what it calls “predictive logistics,” has received $9 million in second-round funding from an investment group led by Prelude Ventures and Innovation Endeavors.

Transport Topics
September 25, 2017

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