In 2017, we saw mergers, a mandate, and a much-ballyhooed electric truck. That said, a lot of news stories happen in the course of a year that seem big at the time. With the benefit of hindsight, were they?
In our Dec. 13 LiveOnWeb program, our team of experts put the year’s news developments in trucking in perspective, and identify the issues that will shape the news of 2018.
Left to right above, Transport Topics Executive Editor Joe Howard led a roundtable discussion that included thoughts from ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello and TT reporters Eugene Mulero, Ari Ashe and Roger Gilroy. They tackled the key government and business topics of the year, including the ELD mandate, infrastructure, greenhouse gas regulations, tightening capacity, orders and sales of new trucks and trailers, mergers and acquisitions, and advancements in autonomous technologies and electrification.
This month's program is sponsored by TrueNorth:
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