Equipment
Business, Equipment

M&K Truck Centers Promotes Pilecki to President

Truck dealership M&K Truck Centers promoted Ted Pilecki to president, effective immediately.

Transport Topics
April 30, 2018
Business, Equipment

Boxwheel Trailer Leasing Secures Equipment Financing

Recently formed Boxwheel Trailer Leasing announced it has received a significant capital investment from Crosstimbers Capital Group.

Transport Topics
April 30, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

HDA Truck Pride Adds Turbo Solutions to Network

Midwest Wheels Co. store Midwest Wheel Cos. store in Davenport, Iowa. The company is an affiliate of HDA Truck Pride./TT file photo

HDA Truck Pride announced Turbo Solutions has joined its distribution network as a provider of remanufactured turbochargers.

Transport Topics
April 30, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, TCA

LG Acquires ZKW in Its Largest Takeover; Focus Shifts to Lighting Self-Driving Cars

SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg News

South Korean electronics group LG aims to become the world leader in lighting self-driving cars, by taking over Austrian car lights specialist ZKW for an estimated $1.3 billion, LG announced April 26.

dpa | (Hamburg, Germany)
April 26, 2018
Business, Equipment

Ford Retreats From American Car Business to Focus on Trucks, Commercial Vehicles

Ford Motor Co.

Ford Motor Co. is cleaving an additional $11.5 billion from spending plans and dropping several sedans, including the Fusion and Taurus, from its lineup to more quickly reach an elusive profit target.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
April 26, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Tesla Autopilot Chief Jim Keller Latest Executive to Leave Company

Alex Kraus/ Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc.’s Autopilot chief, Jim Keller, has left the company, the latest in a rash of executive departures at the electric-car maker led by CEO Elon Musk.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
April 26, 2018
Business, Equipment

Prices Rise 3% in March as Used-Truck Volumes Remain Strong

Used Truck sales John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The average Class 8 truck sold in March underscored that more mileage on a younger truck need not be a detriment to a higher sales price — as the overall volume stayed in the mid-20,000 range.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 26, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics, TCA

Will Wabtec Acquire GE Transportation?

General Electric

A flurry of reports over the past few days speculate that GE Transportation will be sold to a longtime supplier, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp., which does business as Wabtec Corp.

Jim Martin | Erie (Pa.) Times-News
April 25, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Jaguar CEO Ralf Speth Says Nobody Can Go It Alone in Autonomous Driving

Getty Images

Jaguar Land Rover, which is teaming with Waymo to develop autonomous vehicles, is testing the technology predominantly in the United Kingdom and sharpening efforts to make the roads safer with such cars, CEO Ralf Speth said.

Bloomberg News
April 25, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

China’s Uber for Trucks Is Said to Raise $1.9 Billion in Funding

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Full Truck Alliance Group, China’s biggest app for Uber-like truck services, raised $1.9 billion in funding to fuel its expansion, sources familiar with the matter said.

Lulu Yilun Chen | Bloomberg News
April 25, 2018

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