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Port of Los Angeles (Gene Seroka inset)

Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka says container volumes in the first quarter are strong, and the rest of the year looks as though more typical cargo levels will return.

Apple Inc. is ending a decadelong effort to build an electric car, according to people with knowledge of the matter, abandoning one of the most ambitious projects in company history.

Canada is investing up to $26.3 million to improve multimodal operations in Port Windsor in Ontario at a key grain terminal operated by U.S.-based Archer Daniels Midland Co. that handles corn, soya and canola.

The national average for a gallon of diesel fell by 5.1 cents the week ending Feb. 26, the largest drop this year, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration.

An Arkansas state environmental grant for $166,023 has helped truckload carrier Continental Express modernize its operations with an all-electric spotter truck at a Nestlé USA plant.

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. 

Capitol Agenda Eugene Mulero

Capitol Agenda: The Biden administration is pursuing equity strategies as part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act’s labyrinthine implementation.

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Gas Vehicles Currently Cheaper to Fuel Than EVs

With gasoline prices dropping, a new study suggests gas-powered vehicles may be more economical to fuel up versus an equivalent electric vehicle.

Robert Braswell

TMC Has Full Agenda Planned for Annual Meeting

TMC Executive Director Robert Braswell said challenging technical issues and industry innovation will be in the spotlight March 4-7 in New Orleans.

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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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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Matthew Duncan of Covenant Logistics was named the 2023 Transport Topics Recruiting Professional of the Year at Conversion Interactive Agency's annual event.