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Trucks at Port of Los Angeles

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced grants for ports and supply chain corridors as part of the White House’s strategy for advancing a zero-emission freight landscape.

WASHINGTON — The nation’s economy slowed last quarter, growing at an annual rate of 1.6% in a sign that the high interest rates may be taking a toll on borrowing and spending.

OMAHA, Neb. — Union Pacific’s first-quarter profit crept 1% higher as the railroad tightened up on expenses — particularly its fuel bill — even though it delivered slightly less freight.

Caterpillar Inc. reported first-quarter results that showed machinery sales slipping from a year earlier and warned that the trend is expected to continue in its second quarter.

NEW CARLISLE, Ind. — Amazon Web Services plans to invest $11 billion to build a data center in northern Indiana that will create at least 1,000 new jobs, state and company officials announced.

Truck tonnage reached 13 consecutive months of year-over-year declines after a slight decrease in March, American Trucking Associations reported April 23.

There are operational and environmental gains to be realized for fleets that favor renewable diesel fuel over battery-electric vehicles, according to a new ATRI study.

Increasingly, trucking companies' search for truck drivers is moving beyond U.S. borders as immigration programs become a greater focal point.

Volvo HVO fillup

All Class 8 tractors rolling off VTNA and Mack Trucks production lines are set to depart manufacturing facilities with hydrotreated vegetable oil or renewable diesel in their fuel tanks.

Teslas at Hertz

Hertz Reports $392 Million Loss

Hertz reported a loss that was nearly three times worse than analysts expected as it accelerated sales of electric vehicles to reduce its fleet of Tesla models that have weighed on profits.

Truck technician welding truck parts

Truck Body Repair Collaborations Help Streamline Planning

Repairing the body on a Class 8 truck is a process of handling moving parts while performing a proper assessment and eventually restoring the unit to a safe, roadworthy state as quickly as possible.

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Amazon fulfillment center

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Michelin posted a 4.1% year-over-year decrease in tire sales in the first quarter of 2024, citing softer overall demand in the truck and specialty tire segments.

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