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U.S. trailer orders continued the trend of year-over-year declines in May following a short-lived turnaround, ACT Research reported.

The tech sector has declared victory after California state Sen. Dave Cortese withdrew SB 915, which would change how self-driving cars are regulated, from consideration this week.

When Andrew Lewis, 22, competed in Maine's state truck driving championship May 18, he kicked off the fourth generation of “roadeo” competitors for the Lewis family.

Amazon is shifting from the plastic air pillows used for packaging in North America to recycled paper because it’s more environmentally sound, and it says paper just works better.

Joby Aviation said it received regulatory clearance to use software products that the electric aviation startup has developed in-house since acquiring Uber’s air taxi division in 2021.

WASHINGTON — A fiscal 2025 bill to ensure funding for the U.S. Department of Transportation is on Congress’ agenda this summer.

Graphite is key to manufacturing the lithium-ion batteries that power electric cars, and there has been a push to grow a U.S. supply chain.

Artur Express plans to operate 100 sleeper trucks with Kodiak Robotics’ self-driving truck technology installed in a partnership between the companies, they said.

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A new study by the American Transportation Research Institute identifies key obstacles that keep women from entering and remaining in the trucking industry.

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ATA Reports Tonnage Turnaround for May With 1.5% Rise

The trucking industry experienced its first increase in tonnage this year during May, a 1.5% bump, American Trucking Associations reported June 18.

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Buttigieg Promotes Infrastructure Law During Election Year

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has been pointing to the benefits linked to the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which President Joe Biden touts as a signature achievement.

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Motor Carriers Not Quick to Enroll in Apprenticeship Program

In 2022, some in trucking hoped that a pilot to teach and monitor 18- to 20-year-olds in interstate commerce could help lessen the driver shortage. Now it’s not looking that way.

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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.

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Complete coverage of the 2024 National Truck Driving Championships and Step Van Driving Championships, as well as the state events that served as qualifiers.

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Navistar eMV Series truck

U.S. retail sales for medium-duty trucks declined year-over-year in May after six consecutive months of gains, according to data from Wards Intelligence.

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RPM Freight Systems is to receive backing from private equity firms Trive Capital and Bluejay Capital Partners, the investors said in a news release.

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Over-the-road carriers waiting for an upturn in the freight cycle must make the most efficient use of their trucks’ space to best ride out ongoing market weakness, according to CSCMP.