Commercial freight transportation is a machine-based business. Highly technical equipment and advanced engineering are at the center of supply chain and require constant innovation. Transport Topics equipment coverage focuses on the machines and other physical assets that make delivery possible. It looks closely at available truck, trailer, and chassis models, developments in the engineering space, and maintenance innovations and best practices.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is going after every federal dollar to turn the state into a hub for new technologies, intensifying a battle among states for trillions in federal funds.
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The United Auto Workers union overwhelmingly ratified new contracts with Ford and Stellantis that will raise pay across the industry and help reshape the auto business.
BrightDrop, a General Motors Co. commercial electric vehicle startup formed in 2021, no longer will operate as a subsidiary and is now becoming part of GM, the automaker said Nov. 16.
UPS Inc.’s push to adopt battery-powered delivery trucks hit a snag due to financial troubles at Arrival SA, a European electric vehicle startup that’s running out of cash.
A $236,000 rural economic development grant is helping a western Maryland public two-year community college expand its commercial driver license truck driving training program.
Amazon.com Inc. customers will be able to buy Hyundai Motor Co. vehicles on the e-commerce giant’s website starting next year.
United Auto Workers union members have voted to approve a new contract with General Motors, making GM the first Detroit automaker to ratify a deal to end a labor dispute and crippling strikes.
Trucking continued to deal with a high number of cargo thefts during the third quarter as criminals take advantage of the tighter economy.
Now is the time for fleets to meet the challenge of complying with next year’s CARB regulations, a panelist said during a virtual Volvo Trucks regulatory workshop.