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Kenan Advantage Group Acquires Canadian Firm Beaulac

Kenan Advantage Group tanker trailer on truck Kenan Advantage Group

Kenan Advantage Group has completed the acquisition of Les Distributions Carl Beaulac Inc., the company announced Sept. 18.

September 18, 2020
Government, Business, Technology

Stocks Hit Six-Week Low as Tech Slide Accelerates

An investor looks at stock price movements on screens at a securities company in Beijing. An investor looks at stock price movements on screens at a securities company in Beijing. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)

Technology shares pushed U.S. stocks to a six-week low as investors searched for new catalysts to give direction to global markets. The dollar strengthened and Treasuries were little changed.

September 18, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Amazon’s Zoox Gets Green Light for Robotaxi Tests in California

A Zoox self-driving car is operated outside the company's headquarters in California. A Zoox self-driving car is operated outside the company's headquarters in California. (Michael Short/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc.’s self-driving-car unit, Zoox Inc., is getting a green light from California to test autonomous vehicles on public roads without a safety driver, becoming the fourth company to receive the state’s blessing for truly driverless testing.

Chester Dawson | Bloomberg News
September 18, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Bob Farrell Returns to GlobalTranz as Chairman, CEO

Global Tranz/Bob Farrell GlobalTranz via YouTube; Farrell by GlobalTranz

GlobalTranz Enterprises announced that Bob Farrell returned as chairman and CEO, effective immediately.

September 18, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Safety Groups Take Legal Action Against HOS Final Rule

Truck on empty road near Las Vegas A Giltner Inc. truck on U.S. Route 93 outside of Las Vegas. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

A group of safety organizations and the Teamsters union has filed a petition in federal court challenging the final rule on changes to hours-of-service regulations.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 18, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

DHE Begins Pilot Project With Volvo Electric Heavy-Duty Trucks

DHE accepts Volvo trucks Volvo Trucks North America delivers first Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks to customer Dependable Highway Express. (Volvo Trucks)

Volvo Trucks North America announced Dependable Highway Express received two Volvo VNR Electric trucks, the first battery-electric Class 8 trucks to join DHE’s fleet.

September 18, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Canada Extends US Border Restrictions to Oct. 21

A truck approaches the Canada-U.S. border in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec on Sept. 16. A truck approaches the Canada-U.S. border in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, on Sept. 16. (Christinne Muschi/Bloomberg News)

Canada is extending the agreement to keep the U.S. border closed to nonessential travel to Oct. 21 during the coronavirus pandemic.

Rob Gillies | Associated Press
September 18, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Estes Express Lines Expands RNG-Fueled Fleet

Estes An Estes truck. (Clean Energy Fuels Corp.)

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced that Estes Express Lines will add to its fleet 50 new trucks fueled with its Redeem brand of renewable natural gas, bringing its total to 71.

September 18, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Fortistar, Rumpke to Produce RNG at Ohio Landfill

Fortistar and Rumpke Waste & Recycling announced construction has begun on the Noble Road Landfill Renewable Natural Gas Project, a $33 million transportation decarbonization project in Shiloh, Ohio.

September 18, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel

Peterbilt, Kenworth Medium-Duty EVs Eligible for $95,000 Voucher in Calif.

Peterbilt Model 220EV A Peterbilt Model 220EV at a 2019 industry show. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

Peterbilt and Kenworth separately announced California customers for their medium-duty battery-electric trucks are eligible for a $95,000 voucher from the California Air Resources Board.

September 18, 2020

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