Fleets

Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Rises 1¢ to $2.491; Gasoline Drops 1.9¢ to $2.278

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The U.S. average diesel price rose 1 cent to $2.491, the Department of Energy said July 17.

July 20, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

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, Logistics

May Tonnage Gains 4.8%, Reversing Downward Trend

Truck tonnage rose 4.8% in May compared with one year ago, the largest year-over-year gain since November 2016, according to the monthly American Trucking Associations index, suggesting that the freight market has tightened in recent weeks.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
June 26, 2017
Government

Ohio EPA to Lower Nitrogen Oxide Output; Effort to Be Funded by $71.4 Million from VW

Ohio traffic Ohio Department of Administrative Services

Ohio expects to receive $71.4 million from the Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Agreement between 2017 and 2027 to fund projects to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions from commercial trucks and other sources in the transportation sector, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 26, 2017
Business

Crete Carrier Names Tim Aschoff President

Tim Aschoff Crete Carrier Corp.

Crete Carrier Corp. appointed Tim Aschoff president, adding to his role of chief operating officer.

June 22, 2017
Business, Technology

The Synergy Between Onboard & Facility Technology for Commercial Fleets

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June 22, 2017
Business, Safety

XPO Says Thanks a Million to Drivers Safely Reaching Milestone

XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics celebrated drivers with at least 1 million accident-free miles at a two-day celebration in Ann Arbor, Mich., in mid-June, including a question-and-answer session hosted by company CEO Brad Jacobs.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
June 22, 2017
Equipment

State Winners Gearing Up for National Truck Driving Championships

Duck John Sommers II for TT

State-level championships are coming to a quick close with the winners poised to move on to the National Truck Driving Championships in August.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
June 22, 2017
Government, Business

Trump’s Trade Chief Says US Won’t Force Quick NAFTA Deal

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump’s top trade negotiator said there’s no deadline to reach a deal on revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement, and if talks end in a deadlock, the United States will be compelled to rethink its strategy.

Andrew Mayeda | Bloomberg News
June 21, 2017
Business, Equipment

Trailer Orders Jump 24% in May to Nearly 18,000

Trailer orders rose 24% to push toward 18,000 in May, and expectations are for demand to stay strong, ACT Research Co. reported.

Orders reached 17,889, ACT said, citing a net total. That compares with 14,459 orders a year earlier.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 21, 2017

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