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LAS VEGAS — Daimler Truck North America has unveiled its SuperTruck II high-efficiency tractor-trailer combination, featuring freight efficiency gains that the company said are built around equipment and components central to real-world tractor-trailer operation.

LAS VEGAS – Daimler Truck North America CEO John O’Leary said charging infrastructure is the key issue limiting further expansion of electric vehicle growth in the trucking industry, and believes his company could be selling more EVs if infrastructure build-out was easier and happening more rapidly.

An ongoing refinery shutdown has prompted Colorado’s governor to extend a fuel supply chain emergency order enabling commercial vehicles to carry heavier fuel loads on state highways for another month

Three southeastern Louisiana residents have been sentenced for their role in a 2017 staged accident in New Orleans with a tractor-trailer.

Tesla Inc. investors lost $12 billion over 10 days as a result of Elon Musk’s famous tweet in 2018 that he had “funding secured” to take the company private, a witness testified at a trial over the CEO’s liability.


ATA Announces 2023 Law Enforcement Advisory Board Members

American Trucking Associations has unveiled its 2023 Law Enforcement Advisory Board, a panel first formed in 2021 to tackle a variety of mutual issues and strengthen relationships between trucking and law enforcement organizations nationwide.

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Inland Corn Belt Ports Seek Infrastructure Funds, More Freight

Increasing freight capacity and attracting more infrastructure investments are likely outcomes of a recent federal designation expanding the inland Corn Belt Ports to span five Midwestern states.

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2023 State Truck Driving Championships Schedule

State competitions that determine who advances to the National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships will kick off the first weekend in March. See the 2023 state-by-state schedule. 

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Even with a stronger-than-expected 2.9% fourth quarter increase in gross domestic product, two  prominent freight transportation economists say the threat of a recession will persist this year.

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FedEx Corp. is rolling out a new system for evaluating its delivery contractors that rank them like Olympic medal winners.

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