Equipment
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

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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
Business, Equipment, TCA

Orders Rise, but Market Share Falls for Mack Trucks in First Quarter

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Everybody knows about the up-and-down, cyclical nature of the heavy-duty truck market. But as Mack Trucks proved in the first quarter, sometimes you can be up — and down — at the same time.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
April 25, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Bosch Claims Breakthrough That Can Save Diesel Engines

Alex Kraus/Bloomberg News

Robert Bosch GmbH said its engineers have developed a new diesel-exhaust system that cuts emissions far below legal limits taking effect in 2020 and can help automakers avoid potential driving bans in Europe that threaten to doom the engine technology.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
April 25, 2018
Business, Equipment

Ryder System Posts Higher Sales, Lower Profits in First Quarter

Ryder System truck Ryder System Inc.

Ryder System generated record revenue and lower net earnings in the first quarter as strong sales for the Miami-based equipment leasing and logistics service provider were offset by a write-down of goodwill for its operations in the United Kingdom and higher expenses associated with the sale of used vehicles.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 24, 2018
Business, Equipment

Trail King, Goldhofer Reach Distribution Agreement

Trail King Trail King Hydraulic Detachable Gooseneck (Trail King)

Trail King Industries announced it would become the exclusive U.S. and Canadian distributor of highway trailers made in Germany by Goldhofer AG, which also will become the sole distributor of Trail King products globally.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 24, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, TCA

Yamato, DeNA Test Autonomous Delivery System in Japan

Electric cars for the Robo-neko-yamato autonomous van delivery service, operated by Yamato Transport Co. and DeNA Co., stand in Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, April 16, 2017. (Akio Kon/Bloomberg News)

On April 24, Yamato Transport Co. and DeNA Co. tested an autonomous vehicle delivery service to gauge the potential of self-driving technology in the field of logistics.

Kazuaki Nagata | Japan Times, Tokyo
April 24, 2018

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