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Ballard Fuel Cells to Power Large Deployment of Chinese Trucks

Fuel-Cell Trucks Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Ballard Power Systems Inc. announced the planned deployment of 500 licensed fuel-cell electric commercial trucks in Shanghai, purportedly the largest of its kind in the world.

Transport Topics
February 20, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

2018 TMC

Photos from the 2018 Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, March 4-8, 2018.

Transport Topics
February 20, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Commodities Shipper Seeks $150 Million to Start Digital Coin

Marco Verch/Flickr

The shipping agency that struck the first freight deal settled in Bitcoin is now seeking $150 million to launch its own cryptocurrency.

Isis Almeida | Bloomberg News
February 20, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Celadon Upgrades Load-Tracking Software, Website

Celadon truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Celadon Group continued its efforts to remake the company, updating its CelaTrac freight-tracking software and redesigning its corporate website.

Transport Topics
February 20, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Waymo Gets the OK for a Commercial Driverless Ride-Hailing Service

A Waymo, customized Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, used for Google's autonomous vehicle program near the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. (Getty Images)

Waymo, a unit of Alphabet Inc., got a permit in late January from the Arizona Department of Transportation to operate as a Transportation Network Company, according to Ryan Harding, a spokesman at the state agency.

Alistair Barr | Bloomberg News
February 16, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Analysis: Driverless Cars Could Save American Lives

John Westrock/Flickr

Rural roads are the most dangerous in the country. Making them safer is a matter of public health.

Nathaniel Bullard | Bloomberg News
February 16, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, TCA

How Cities in the San Francisco Bay Area are Paving the Way for Our Autonomous Car Future

Getty Images

SAN FRANCISCO — Within two to three years, bicyclists in Emeryville and Los Gatos will be able to download an app to get more green lights at intersections. Patients at the Veterans Administration Palo Alto Medical Center will be hopping on an autonomous shuttle for appointments.

Erin Baldassari | East Bay Times
February 16, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Russian Self-Driving Car Takes on Snow and Sub-Zero Conditions

Yandex

Apple Inc.’s engineers are used to the balmy conditions of California. No such luck for those at Yandex NV, Russia’s largest internet company, who posted footage of its self-driving car on public roads in icy conditions after a recent snowstorm.

Ilya Khrennikov | Bloomberg News
February 16, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Maersk's CEO Can't Imagine Self-Sailing Box Ships in His Lifetime

Rolls-Royce

The CEO of the world’s biggest shipping company says it’s unlikely container vessels will operate without humans in his lifetime.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
February 16, 2018
Business, Technology

Peterbilt Plans to Craft Product Strategies to Meet Customer Demand

From left: Peterbilt's Scott Newhouse, Robert Woodall and Kyle Quinn From left: Peterbilt's Scott Newhouse, Robert Woodall and Kyle Quinn by Joe Howard/Transport Topics

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Peterbilt Motors Company is keeping an open mind toward innovation, as it explores various technologies and options for diversifying its product offerings in the years ahead, company executives said here.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
February 15, 2018

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