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Business, Fuel

Nikola Motor Gets 7,000 Reservations for Unseen Electric Class 8 Truck

Nikola Motor Co.

Nikola Motor Co. said it has received more than 7,000 reservations for its yet-to-be-unveiled electric Class 8 truck, the Nikola One.

June 14, 2016
Business

USA Truck Executive Michael Borrows Resigns

Michael Borrows, photo via Linkedin

USA Truck Inc. announced that Executive Vice President Michael Borrows resigned from the trucking and logistics company May 19 as changes continue in its executive ranks.

May 20, 2016
Business

California’s Truckers Dream of Dedicated Truck Lanes

Bernal Saborio/Flickr

Trish Anderson, 53, a truck driver from Mississippi, dreams about dedicated truck lanes. A lot.

Neil Nisperos | Inland Valley (Ontario, Calif.) Daily Bulletin
May 16, 2016
Business

USA Truck Earnings Worsen Due to Restructuring, Weak Market

USA Truck Inc.

USA Truck Inc. reported a restructuring-related loss of $1.8 million, or 19 cents, as trucking and logistics performance was affected by the tough freight market.

May 5, 2016
Business

J.B. Hunt Raises First-Quarter Net Income 6.4%

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., the first trucking company to report earnings for the first quarter, improved net income 6.4% to $100.1 million, or 88 cents per share, helped by stronger results at its dedicated and brokerage units.

April 18, 2016
Business

March Truck Sales Dip 2.9%, Reflect Ongoing Slowdown

Johm Sommers II for TT

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks dipped by 2.9% in March from a year earlier to 20,034, WardsAuto.com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 18, 2016
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

ELD Mandate Poses Special Challenge for Truck Leasing, Rental Operations

NationaLease

As the trucking industry prepares for the federal electronic logging mandate, carriers and equipment providers are grappling with one of the murkier aspects of the regulation — how to use the technology in lease and rental vehicles.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 18, 2016
Business

Truckstop.com Plans to Enter ELD Market

Load board operator Truckstop.com is planning to introduce its own electronic logging device, expanding the company’s technology offerings, a company executive said.

April 8, 2016
Business, Technology

Internet Truckstop Group Sells Stock to Fund Expansion

Internet Truckstop Group announced a “significant” investment from the private equity firm Bregal Sagemount to support expansion of its transportation technology platform.

April 5, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Trucker Path Launches Truckloads Freight Marketplace

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Driver app developer Trucker Path announced the general release of its Truckloads freight marketplace.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 2, 2016

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