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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.

LAS VEGAS — Kenworth Truck Co. showcased its SuperTruck 2 high-efficiency concept tractor for the first time this week at Advanced Clean Transportation Expo 2024.

An advisory committee has by a slim majority voted to recommend that NHTSA launch a rulemaking to consider requiring that certain new semitrailers be equipped with side underride guards.

Tesla Inc. posted more than a dozen Autopilot and artificial intelligence positions, its first sign of workforce growth after weeks of rolling layoffs.

LAS VEGAS — Battery-electric truck adoption rates surprised to the downside over the past five years, a panel of executives from America’s truck manufacturers said at ACT Expo 2024.

LAS VEGAS — The Lion Electric Co. has expanded its commercial vehicle lineup with its battery-electric Lion8 Tractor, introduced at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo.

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.

NY inspection

Truckers driving in New York on Interstate 495 along the Long Island Expressway will encounter a new commercial vehicle roadside inspection station in Suffolk County that opened in May.

Accelera exhibit at 2024 ACT Expo

Accelera Launches Next-Gen Hydrogen, Electric Solutions

LAS VEGAS — Accelera by Cummins launched its next generation of decarbonizing technologies at Advanced Clean Transportation Expo 2024.

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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.


OPEC+ Expected to Extend Supply Cuts

OPEC+ will hold next month’s policy meeting online rather than in person, while several delegates said they expected the group to extend its current supply cuts into the second half of the year.

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LAS VEGAS — WattEV CEO Salim Youssefzadeh issued a challenge to Class 8 truck makers at Advanced Clean Transportation Expo 2024.

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The federal government agreed to a $15 million fine for Norfolk Southern over the derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, and the railroad promised to pay $300 million to improve safety.

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LAS VEGAS — On the road toward a more environmentally sustainable future, the trucking industry is encountering an unprecedented level of complexity.

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