Arizona

Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Nikola to Launch New US Plant With Tre Cabover Model

Nikola Tre Nikola's Tre model truck, which is scheduled to go into production at the Arizona plant in 2021. (Nikola Corp.)

The battery-electric cabover Nikola Tre model will be the first Class 8 off the assembly line at Nikola's manufacturing facility in Coolidge, Ariz.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 28, 2020
Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Arizona DOT Installs Truck-Screening Technology to Improve Commerce

Arizona Traffic on Arizona's I-10. (Doug Kerr/Flickr)

In an effort to improve the flow of freight, the Arizona Department of Transportation has installed technology that screens moving trucks at several ports of entry.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 30, 2020
Business, Equipment

SelecTrucks Adds Phoenix-Area Location

SelecTrucks dealership in Louisville, Ky. Used trucks for sale at a SelecTrucks dealership in Louisville, Ky. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

SelecTrucks announced it added SelecTrucks of Phoenix, a Velocity Truck Centers dealership, as the 28th location in its network.

June 1, 2020
Government, Business

Arizona DOT Reopens Shuttered Rest Stops for Truckers

Christensen, Ariz., rest stop Hand-washing stations, trash cans and portable toilets were added to the Christensen rest stop. (Arizona Department of Transportion)

The Arizona Department of Transportation has temporarily reopened two rest areas to support truckers who are hauling supplies during the coronavirus pandemic.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 9, 2020
Government, Safety

Arizona Officials Unveil Project to Improve I-17

View of Interstate 17 in Arizona Traffic on Arizona Interstate 17. The project will involve adding a third lane to both sides of a 15-mile stretch of I-17. (Ken Lund/Flickr)

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has announced a project to improve a stretch of Interstate 17, an important north-south route linking Phoenix and Flagstaff.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 30, 2019
Business, Safety

Ina Daly Thrives in Male-Dominated Profession

Arizona Grand Champion Ina Daly with Chairman of the Arizona Trucking Association Board, Kyle Wilkes at the Arizona Truck Driving Championships April 13, 2019 in Tempe, Ariz. (Brett Carlson/Grins 2 Go Photography)

Arizona’s Ina Daly has become a staple in the truck driving competition arena. Not only has she proved her skills as a driver for XPO Logistics, but she also has shown she belongs in the male-dominated industry.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
April 30, 2019
Business, Safety

Ina Daly Back to Defend Arizona Truck Driving Championships Title

Ina Daly, last year's Grand Champion, will be back to defend her title. (Arizona Trucking Association)

The Arizona Trucking Association is gearing up for a scorcher of a competition this year at its state truck driving championships April 13 in Tempe. This year, 177 competitors will vie for the Grand Champion title.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
April 8, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

Arizona DOT Sells Land to Fund I-10 Widening

I-10 Widening I-10 heading west. (Denver Gingerich/Flickr)

The Arizona Department of Transportation recently completed the largest sale of excess property in the agency’s history to help fund an interstate widening project.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 19, 2018
Government, Business

Arizona DOT Prepares for Future Interstate 11

Motorists head northbound toward Las Vegas on U.S. Highway 93, near Kingman, Ariz. Motorists head northbound toward Las Vegas on U.S. Highway 93, near Kingman, Ariz. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

The Arizona Department of Transportation is widening U.S. Route 93, identified as an important artery along the future Interstate 11 corridor that will run through the state and into neighboring Nevada.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2018
Government, Safety

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey Signs Law for Fee to Stabilize Highway Patrol Funding

Arizona highway Highway near Kingman, Ariz., by Julie Jacobson/AP

Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law April 25 that would allow the director of the Arizona Department of Transportation to levy another fee on vehicles.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 27, 2018

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