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CHICAGO — Fleet operators are increasingly embracing the use of dash cameras, but successfully deploying these in-cab systems hinges on driver acceptance of the technology.

Senior members of the U.S. House Transportation Committee recently introduced legislation to enhance safety requirements for trains carrying hazardous materials.

The busiest land border crossing between the U.S. and Mexico now has an advanced x-ray machine that is intended to help more efficiently move commercial truck traffic through the facility.

The recently announced UPS acquisition of Mexican express delivery company Estafeta takes advantage of a business trend toward nearshoring.

Atlas Energy plans to deploy self-driving trucks developed by Kodiak Robotics for delivery of fracking sand to Permian Basin oil and natural gas wells in Texas beginning in early 2025.

Cargo theft is often a subtle process, making it difficult to prevent. With cargo thieves relying increasingly on subterfuge, the security apparatus on the shop floor must evolve accordingly.

Truckers who take their dogs back and forth between the United States and either Canada or Mexico will soon be required to complete a federal form that asserts their pets are at low risk of carrying rabies back into the country.

General Motors will again push back the planned opening of an electric pickup truck plant in suburban Detroit and has delayed a Buick plug-in amid uncertain growth in battery-powered car sales.

Yokohama Rubber Co. agreed to acquire Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s off-the-road tire business for $905 million as part of the Japanese manufacturer’s global expansion plan.

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An evolving concept to address the issue of final-mile delivery is the urban delivery hub.

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Tesla's Second-Quarter Profit Falls 45% to $1.48 Billion

DETROIT — Tesla’s second-quarter net income fell 45% compared with a year ago as the company’s global electric vehicle sales tumbled despite price cuts and low-interest financing.

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Clean Fuels Alliance America to Sue EPA

Clean Fuels Alliance America told the EPA that it will sue over the agency’s delay in establishing 2026 biofuel volumes in its Renewable Fuel Standard program.

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