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Judge Weighing Appeal to Determine if Chassis Case Will Proceed

Port of Savannah Port of Savannah (Georgia Ports Authority)

A judge is weighing an appeal that will determine whether a trucking industry challenge to prices being charged for shipping containers at ports will be permitted to proceed.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Executives Discuss Long-Term Effects of Pandemic on Supply Chain

Panel From left to right: TT's Seth Clevenger, England and Wilkerson at the panel. (Screenshot)

Executives from C.R. England and XPO Logistics said their customers are looking for stable, nimble and innovative partners to help them navigate an economic environment that remains uncertain several months into the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the video from the TT/CQ Roll Call Symposium.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Waymo Begins Fully Driverless Rides for All Arizona Customers

Waymo signage is displayed on the door of a Chrysler Pacifica autonomous vehicle in Arizona. Waymo signage is displayed on the door of a Chrysler Pacifica autonomous vehicle in Chandler, Ariz. (Caitlin O'Hara/Bloomberg News)

Waymo said Oct. 8 that it is opening its fully driverless ride-hailing service in suburban Phoenix to the public.

Ira Boudway | Bloomberg News
October 8, 2020
Government, Business

Sen. Cardin Urges Transportation Reauthorization

Ben Cardin

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) expressed optimism about the passage of a long-term bill supporting transportation and infrastructure during a virtual symposium hosted by Transport Topics and CQ Roll Call.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 8, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Economy to Suffer Under Joe Biden Infrastructure, Climate Plan, Mike Pence Says

Debate Pence (right) speaks at the debate with Harris. (Morry Gash/AP Photo/Bloomberg News)

A multitrillion-dollar proposal from Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden aimed at reconditioning the country’s buildings, mobility grids and energy sectors would suffocate an economy poised to rebound in the coming months, Vice President Mike Pence argued in an Oct. 7 debate with Sen. Kamala Harris.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 8, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Elaine Chao: Long-Term Plan Needed for US Infrastructure

Chao Chao via symposium screenshot

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said the nation’s lawmakers must take a long-range view of addressing the country’s pressing infrastructure needs, and do the work needed to craft a funding measure more far-reaching and comprehensive than the one-year highway bill extension that recently advanced.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Workhorse Falls on Short-Seller Claim It Misled Investors

The short-seller report alleges Workhorse's postal-truck prototypes were plagued with problems. The short-seller report alleges Workhorse's postal-truck prototypes were plagued with problems. (Workhorse Group)

Workhorse Group Inc. shares fell briefly after a short seller published a report accusing the startup electric-vehicle manufacturer of “misleading investors” and alleging it’s unlikely to win a key contract to supply postal trucks.

Chester Dawson and Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
October 8, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA Proposes Expanding Specialties for Military Driver Pilot Program

Military driver An Army specialist maneuvers his tactical vehicle. (DIVIDS)

FMCSA is proposing to expand the military occupational specialties associated with its pilot program that allows people between the ages of 18 and 20 who possess the U.S. military equivalent of a CDL to operate trucks in interstate commerce.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 8, 2020
Government, Business

Pelosi Says No Action on Airline Aid Without Bigger Stimulus

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly discussed a broader stimulus bill with Pelosi on Oct. 7. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly discussed a broader stimulus bill with Nancy Pelosi on Oct. 7, despite Trump saying he would halt negotiations Oct. 6. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/Associated Press)

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Oct. 8 there could be no action on a stand-alone bill to aid airlines or any other sector of the economy without an agreement with the White House and Republicans on a broader economic stimulus package.

October 8, 2020
Government, Business

Louisiana Braces Itself for Hurricane Delta

People board up windows at MC Bank in Amelia, La., on Oct. 7, ahead of Hurricane Delta's landfall. People board up windows at MC Bank in Amelia, La., on Oct. 7, ahead of Hurricane Delta's landfall. (Chris Granger/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)

Louisiana residents still recovering from the devastation of a powerful hurricane less than two months ago braced for another hit as Hurricane Delta steamed north through the Gulf on Oct. 8 after swiping Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.

October 8, 2020

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