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The Lion Electric Co., a manufacturer of all-electric medium- and heavy-duty urban vehicles, announced it selected Joliet, Ill., for the construction of its U.S. manufacturing facility, with building to ramp up in the second half of this year.

Americold reported a net loss of $14.2 million, or negative 6 cents a share, for the period ending March 31. The company said much of the loss can be attributed to increased acquisition and integration costs.

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the withdrawal of a federal regulation for classification of independent contractors that the agency earlier said would “promote certainty” for the trucking industry’s use of contractors, but which it now maintains would introduce “substantial confusion and uncertainty on the topic.”

The administration of Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and state regulators can adopt new vehicle emission standards without the OK from lawmakers, an administrative law judge ruled May 7.

Wisconsin officials announced May 6 that $1 million in grant funding has been awarded to support infrastructure at a shipbuilding facility in Marinette.

David Congdon, executive chairman of Old Dominion Freight Line, received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine award on April 22.

Mack Trucks is celebrating a century of operations in Canada, the company announced April 26.

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James Joseph and helpers from UPS pose with Desi Kent

UPS driver James Joseph’s philosophy sounds a lot like a slogan his company once had: What can “Big Brown” do for you? When he’s not delivering packages, Joseph has helped deliver air conditioners and fans to people during sweltering weather, water and supplies to hurricane-stricken areas and, most recently, masks and hand sanitizer to schools across Louisiana.

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One of Tesla Inc.’s engineers told California authorities that CEO Elon Musk overstated the capability of Autopilot, the company’s driver-assistance system, early this year.

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Nikola Beats Estimates, Details Additional SEC Inquiry

Nikola Corp. posted a narrower-than-expected loss for its latest quarter as the troubled electric-vehicle startup ramped up testing of its debut battery-electric Class 8 trucks and said securities regulators investigating the company issued an additional subpoena in March.

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