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The national average diesel price dropped 3.1 cents to reach $3.758, its lowest point in more than two years, according to Energy Information Administration data on May 27.

Tesla reached a deal to resolve a lawsuit over the death of a Model S passenger in a 2016 crash, marking the second time in two months it has avoided a jury trial in California over a fatal wreck.

LAS VEGAS — Powering America’s Commercial Transportation finalized its initial membership cohort in recent days with 24 founding members.

Volvo Group plans to begin testing trucks with hydrogen-powered internal combustion engines with customers in 2026 and launch commercial production toward the end of the decade,

LAS VEGAS — Despite higher costs, some shippers and carriers continue to invest in alternative fuels and zero-emission transportation to meet their corporate sustainability objectives.

LAS VEGAS — Penske Transportation Solutions and ForeFront Power are teaming up for an electric vehicle infrastructure advisory joint venture to be known as Penske Energy, the partners said May 21.

The rise of artificial intelligence promises to change the way people work and how companies manage their businesses in all sorts of industries, and freight transportation is no exception.

Robert Sanchez

Battery-electric trucks have arrived at an evolutionary point not dissimilar to the one that brick-style cellphones occupied in the 1980s, Ryder System CEO Robert Sanchez said.

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A New Wave of AI Is Coming to Trucking

Technology vendors serving the freight transportation industry are investing in AI to drive their product development and ultimately unlock higher levels of safety and productivity.

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Promoting Your Fleet Online With Testimonial Videos

Truckers convinced that there are few things more powerful in marketing than a positive, video testimonial from a driver or customer are in luck.


Trade Strains Boost Ocean Shipping Cargo Rates

Global goods trade is showing signs of accelerating after last year’s slump, pushing up shipping rates and giving some supply chain managers flashbacks to the demand spike three years ago.

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Hess Corp. shareholders approved Chevron Corp.’s $53 billion takeover despite reservations among several prominent investors about a dispute with Exxon Mobil Corp. over a key asset.

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