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Shelley Simpson

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced that company president Shelley Simpson is also taking on the post of CEO, effective July 1.

Kodiak Robotics’ autonomous semis are carrying loads for logistics group Martin-Brower Co. on routes between Dallas and Oklahoma City, the companies said Feb. 29.

Daimler Truck Holding AG jumped the most on record after raising its dividend and projecting sales growth to take off in the second half of the decade.

Truck maker Navistar announced Feb. 26 it has made the first deliveries of its International LT Series equipped with the International S13 Integrated Powertrain.

Trucking stakeholders in Washington state helped defeat a Senate bill that aimed to institute stringent truck-idling provisions modeled after California emission regulations.

Chris DeMillo was promoted to vice president of information technology in September after holding several IT positions since joining the company in 2005.

Trucking businesses need to take a close look at the state of their cybersecur­ity in 2024 now that tough, new disclosure rules from the Securities and Exchange Commission have gone live.

The anticipated benefits of autonomous trucking have ­attracted an influx of entrepreneurs determined to bring highly automated driving technology to the commercial vehicle market. 

Mitch McConnell

Congressional leaders announced a deal to fund transportation programs and other federal agencies through fiscal 2024.

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Four Massachusetts Troopers Indicted in CDL Fraud Case

A 74-count federal indictment was filed against four Massachusetts State Police officers and two others in connection with a commercial driver license fraud scheme. 

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Tesla Cybertruck Review: It’s Weird, Brash, but Not Bad

Bloomberg News reporter Hannah Elliott rents a Tesla Cybertruck for a day, and finds its nimble performance and thoughtful interior a fascinating juxtaposition to its crude design.

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The crowded field of developers in the autonomous truck space has winnowed during the past year. Those that remain continue to lay the foundation for large-scale industry adoption. 

Alaska driver competes in a skills test

More than 40 states have scheduled their 2024 truck driving championships, with Louisiana set to kick things off again March 1-2.

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Volvo Trucks North America provided a deeper dive into the communications enhancements the truck maker’s redesigned VNL Class 8 tractor offers, including options to reduce downtime.

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