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Complete coverage of American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting March 4-7, 2024, in New Orleans.

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A 74-count federal indictment was filed against four Massachusetts State Police officers and two others in connection with a commercial driver license fraud scheme. 

SAN FRANCISCO — California regulators on March 1 authorized Waymo to expand services of its fleet of robotaxis into Los Angeles and to cities on the peninsula south of San Francisco.

OPEC+ extended its oil supply cutbacks to the middle of the year in a bid to avert a global surplus and shore up prices.

The latest rail layoffs, combined with an investment fund’s ongoing campaign for control of Norfolk Southern, are renewing concerns about the effects cuts might have on safety and service.

Congressional leaders announced a deal to fund transportation programs and other federal agencies through fiscal 2024.

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. 

Shelley Simpson

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced that company president Shelley Simpson is also taking on the post of CEO, effective July 1.

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Kodiak Transports Refrigerated Freight for Martin-Brower

Kodiak Robotics’ autonomous semis are carrying loads for logistics group Martin-Brower Co. on routes between Dallas and Oklahoma City, the companies said Feb. 29.

Tesla Cybertruck

Tesla Cybertruck Review: It’s Weird, Brash, but Not Bad

Bloomberg News reporter Hannah Elliott rents a Tesla Cybertruck for a day, and finds its nimble performance and thoughtful interior a fascinating juxtaposition to its crude design.

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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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Profits at Daimler Truck AG jumped 120% year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2023 on strong demand plus higher prices and margins. 

Trans Mountain Pipeline construction

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Navistar International LT Series

Truck maker Navistar announced Feb. 26 it has made the first deliveries of its International LT Series equipped with the International S13 Integrated Powertrain.

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