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WASHINGTON — This month, the National Transportation Safety Board is scheduled to approve its investigative findings about a freight train derailment​ last year in East Palestine, Ohio.

The House is considering a must-pass annual defense policy bill that includes a review of a new moving contract and security enhancements for trucks at military bases and installations.

The Panama Canal has managed to ward off a shipping crisis that threatened to upend $270 billion a year in global trade. It did so with careful water management — and a little bit of luck.

Inflation looks to be easing across the developed world, except for one glaring pocket of hot prices: cargo costs on the high seas.

DETROIT — A Tesla apparently operating on one of the company’s automated driving systems crashed into a parked police vehicle June 13 near Los Angeles.

Alabama is leading a 19-state coalition suing five states in the Supreme Court for pursuing what the group calls “ruinous liability and coercive remedies” in legal actions against energy companies.

From a carrier’s perspective, the way shippers procure transportation can seem arbitrary, with limited thought or imagination. In reality, their approach has become more sophisticated.

WASHINGTON — Adopting emerging technologies across the transportation landscape will improve safety for commuters and the freight sector, the nation’s top highway director said.

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Chinese purchases of a relatively niche type of fuel from the U.S. have been the single biggest contributor to global oil demand growth in recent years, the International Energy Agency said.

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Elon Musk Wins Back His $44.9 Billion Tesla Pay Package

DETROIT — Tesla shareholders voted to restore CEO Elon Musk’s record $44.9 billion pay package that was thrown out by a Delaware judge earlier this year.

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Private Fleets Pursuing Emissions Goals More Aggressively

Across all areas of the economy, shippers are facing increasing pressure to make their operations more sustainable and to meet environmental, sustainability and governance targets.

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Swedish truck maker Scania is ramping up production of electric rigs now that previously delayed batteries from Northvolt AB have begun arriving in greater numbers at its factory in Sodertalje.

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A Washington judge has tossed out an effort by two Republican lawmakers to prevent the state from adopting California’s zero-emission regulations without legislative approval.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Gasoline spilled out from an unsecured hatch on the top of the gasoline delivery tanker that overturned and ignited beneath an Interstate 95 bridge in Philadelphia a year ago.

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