Government, Business

Bombardier’s New Jersey Transit Win Softens ‘Astonishing’ Blow in Canada

Yves Desjardins-Siciliano Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, president and CEO of Via Rail Canada Inc. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg)

Bombardier Inc. got a split decision in its accelerated push for rail contracts, scoring a victory in New Jersey and a home-turf loss the company called “astonishing.”

Frederic Tomesco and Oliver Sachgau | Bloomberg News
December 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Electric Trucks Show Rapid Development

Class 8 International tractor equipped with TransPower electric drive system Class 8 International tractor equipped with a TransPower electric drive system. (TransPower)

WASHINGTON — Electric-vehicle technology for the medium- and heavy-duty sector is developing rapidly, but the price and range of these vehicles must improve for widespread deployment to take hold, industry experts said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 11, 2018
Business, Technology

Electrified Highway Goes Live to Serve Ports of Long Beach, Los Angeles

Siemens-sponsored port e-highway Siemens

A one-mile electrified highway has gone live with three heavy-duty trucks running between the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., as partners Siemens and the South Coast Air Quality Management District seek to cut emissions from trucks serving the two largest U.S. ports.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
November 13, 2017