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In Break From Otto, Uber Upgrades Lidar to Third-Party, Off-the-Shelf System

Uber Truck Uber

Uber has upgraded its trucks to its Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) technology stack, and they are driving on freeways around San Francisco.

Laurie Wiegler | Staff Reporter
July 6, 2017
Business

Jack Cooper Negotiates to Retire Debt, Avoid Chapter 11

Car Hauler raymondclarkeimages/Flickr

Jack Cooper Holdings Corp., North America’s largest autohauler, successfully completed negotiations with two groups of debtholders allowing the carrier to avoid a Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding and retire $429.2 million worth of debt.

Ari Ashe and Jonathan Reiskin | Staff Reporters
July 6, 2017
Business, Equipment

Summer Begins on Positive Note as Class 8 Orders Top 18,000

Peterbilt Lot rogersmith/Flickr

North American Class 8 orders cleared 18,000 in June, for a 40% year-over-year gain, according to ACT Research Co.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 6, 2017
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Truck Repair Firm to Undergo $9 Million Expansion

truck repair shop Fitzgerald Collision

Fitzgerald Collision & Repair will undergo a major expansion and create 220 new jobs in Tennessee.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
June 30, 2017