Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Clean Energy Fuels, Amazon Partner on RNG

Clean Energy Clean Energy's station in Groveport, Ohio. (Clean Energy Fuels Corp.)

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced Inc. will fuel trucks with renewable natural gas at the company’s public access station in Groveport, Ohio, as the two begin a larger partnership.

September 28, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, Private

Amazon’s Robotaxi Arm Zoox Coming ‘Sooner Than People Expect’

Zoox Aicha Evans speaks about the status of Zoox. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

The chief executive officer of Zoox, Inc.’s self-driving unit, expects autonomous vehicles to be present in cities “sooner than people expect,” but stopped short of saying when her own company’s product would appear on roads.

September 28, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon to Hold Holiday Shopping Event in October

Amazon Boxes at an Amazon fulfillment center. (Bartek Sadowski/Bloomberg News)

Amazon said Sept. 26 that in October it will hold a second Prime Day-like shopping event, making it the latest major retailer to offer holiday deals earlier this year to entice cautious consumers struggling with tighter budgets.

Haleluya Hadero | Associated Press
September 26, 2022
Business, Logistics

Amazon Air Cargo Flights Grow at Slower Pace

 Grounds crew members load cargo into an Amazon Prime Air aircraft Grounds crew members load cargo into an Amazon Prime Air aircraft at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, Ky. (Jeffrey Dean/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc.’s cargo airline is growing at the slowest pace since the start of the pandemic, the latest sign that the e-commerce giant is adjusting to slackening demand.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private, TCA

Amazon Signs Deal to Bring Low-Carbon Fuels to Trucking Fleet

Amazon boxes Jason Alden/Bloomberg News

SEATTLE — Amazon .com Inc. signed an agreement with renewable fuels technology company Infinium on Sept. 20 to begin powering its transport vehicles with ultra-low carbon electrofuels starting in 2023.

DPA | Hamburg, Germany
September 20, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

California Sues Amazon, Alleging Antitrust Law Violations

An Amazon headquarters building on the company's corporate campus in downtown Seattle An Amazon headquarters building on company's corporate campus in downtown Seattle. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

NEW YORK — California is suing Amazon, accusing the company of violating the state’s antitrust laws by stifling competition and engaging in practices that push sellers to maintain higher prices on products on other sites.

Haleluya Hadero | Associated Press
September 14, 2022
Business, Logistics

Amazon to Close Two Maryland Facilities in October

Amazon Prime semi-trailers at a distribution facility in Baltimore Amazon.Prime branded semi-trailers sit at a fulfillment center in Baltimore, (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. appears to be scaling back the expansion of what had been its growing delivery network as consumers shift spending habits from the large volume of COVID-19 purchases to a more traditional balance of goods and services.

September 6, 2022

Amazon Signs Hydrogen Deal With Plug to Cut Fossil Fuel Use

Trailer A trailer with Amazon Prime branding. ( Inc.) Inc. agreed to buy enough carbon-free hydrogen from Plug Power Inc. to run 30,000 forklifts or 800 longhaul trucks annually in a push to use less fossil fuels and decarbonize its operations. Plug’s shares surged.

Josh Saul and Matt Day | Bloomberg News
August 25, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Amazon Starts Same-Day Deliveries From Stores in Metro Areas

amazon signage Bridget Bennett/Bloomberg News Inc. has started delivering items from brick-and-mortar stores in a dozen metro areas, the e-commerce giant’s latest effort to make more products available for speedy delivery.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
August 1, 2022
Business, Logistics, Private

Amazon Reports Strong Sales That Ease Fears of Slowdown

Amazon packages on a New York City sidewalk Amazon packages on a sidewalk in New York City. (Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. reported revenue that topped estimates and gave a strong sales forecast for the current quarter, allaying investor concerns about potential belt-tightening by inflation-rattled consumers. Shares jumped more than 10% in extended trading.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
July 28, 2022