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Hyundai Translead trailer at TMC 2024

U.S. trailer orders increased year-over-year for the first time in six months during April, ACT Research reported.

NHTSA has opened an investigation into VinFast’s first U.S. electric vehicle model less than a month after four family members were killed in a one-car accident in the California Bay Area.

Three interstates forming the backbone of Delaware’s freight route are now the focus of a new state police Highway Safety Unit that will concentrate on patrolling interstate traffic.

LAS VEGAS — J.B. Hunt's Shelley Simpson encouraged attendees at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo to be part of the solutions and innovation of sustainable transportation.

LAS VEGAS — Hino Trucks and Hexagon Purus launched a Class 8 battery-electric truck known as the Tern RC8 on May 20, with serial production set to begin in the fourth quarter.

A federal judge has signed off on the $600 million class action settlement over last year’s disastrous Norfolk Southern derailment in eastern Ohio.

John Hess is talking to directly with shareholders in a last-ditch effort to ensure enough support for a $53 billion takeover by Chevron Corp., according to people familiar with the matter.

Volvo VNL

LAS VEGAS — Volvo Trucks has unveiled its first production-ready autonomous Class 8 tractor, which combines its newly updated VNL model with Aurora’s automated driving technology.

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New Cars in California Could Alert Drivers to Speeding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California could eventually join the EU in requiring all new cars to alert drivers when they break the speed limit, a proposal aimed at reducing traffic deaths.

Pumpjacks extracting oil

Big Oil Investigation Sent to Justice Department by Dems

Democrats are asking the Department of Justice to investigate major oil companies and their trade groups following a congressional probe.

PCS Software

Maximizing Efficiency: Strategic Technology Investment

Efficiency is the heartbeat of any successful transportation organization. In an industry where time is money, investing in the right technology becomes a strategic imperative.

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Find out how your trucking business stacks up by submitting data for the 2024 Transport Topics Top 100 For-Hire Carriers publication.

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DETROIT — Cars, trucks and SUVs in the U.S. keep getting older, hitting a record average age of 12.6 years in 2024 as people hang on to their vehicles largely because new ones cost so much.

Roger Alm

LAS VEGAS — Expediting adoption of heavy-duty battery-electric trucks is a multifactor conundrum, but the answer must include a price on carbon dioxide emissions, Volvo Trucks' Alm says.

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The Biden administration is putting its cache of 1 million barrels of gasoline on the market, after being ordered to liquidate the reserve by Congress.

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