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With major truck manufacturers pushing into factory-built electric vehicles, 2021 is poised to be the year for the technology to transition from pilot testing to commercialization.

Amazon .com Inc. merchants around the U.S. say some products that normally reach customers in one or two days are now taking a week or longer just as the world’s largest online retailer heads into what’s expected to be a record-busting holiday shopping season.

The Federal Highway Administration published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would allow state departments of transportation more flexibility with design standards when repairing highways and interstates.

Traton SE is stepping up expansion plans in China after Volkswagen AG’s truck division hammered out a deal to acquire Navistar International Corp. to boost its presence in North America.

Legislation designed to advance safety improvements across the aviation industry was approved by the Senate Commerce Committee Nov. 18.

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Photos of the transportation of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree out of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests in Colorado.

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Despite pandemic challenges, the companies ranked on the Transport Topics 2020 Top 50 Global Freight Carriers list have adjusted their operations to keep pace with ever-changing market conditions.

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Fuel storage tanks stand in California on April 23. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Oil extended gains, trading at its highest level since March, on mounting optimism that recent breakthroughs on a COVID-19 vaccine will lead to a swift recovery in global energy demand next year.

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Declines 8.7% in October

Truck tonnage in October declined a seasonally adjusted 8.7% when compared with year-ago levels, American Trucking Associations said Nov. 24.


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