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Many Tesla Short Sellers Are Giving Up

Tesla Workers unload Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles from a car carrier outside the company's delivery center in Marina Del Rey, Calif. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. is inflicting more pain on short sellers, and many of them are giving up.

October 4, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

DTNA, ACM Announce Collaboration

DTNA Daimler Trucks North America

Daimler Trucks North America announced a three-year, $3 million, first-of-its-kind partnership with the American Center for Mobility that will allow customers to experience DTNA’s in-vehicle technology at test sites on ACM’s 500-acre campus in suburban Detroit.

October 4, 2021
Business, Equipment

Traton SE Replaces CEO, Chief Financial Officer

Traton flags Traton Group

Traton SE named Christian Levin CEO. He succeeds Matthias Gründler, who left the company.

October 4, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Cooper Tire Announces Fuel-Efficient Tire for Longhaul Fleets

Cooper RM 832 Roadmaster RM832+ EM by Cooper Tire

Cooper Tire’s Roadmaster brand unveiled a new tire for commercial longhaul fleets designed to balance fuel efficiency with long miles, the company announced Oct. 4.

October 4, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

Leasing Firm Avolon Cuts Deal to Convert Airbus A330s for Cargo

Airbus factory An employee at an Airbus assembly line hangar in Hamburg, Germany, in 2019. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

Jet-leasing firm Avolon Holdings Ltd. will work with Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. to convert 30 Airbus SE wide-bodies for use as freighters, targeting an area in which demand has soared during the coronavirus pandemic.

Siddharth Philip | Bloomberg News
October 4, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Ritchie Bros. COO Jim Kessler Adds Role of President

Ritchie Bros. announced that Jim Kessler, its chief operating officer, will take on the additional role of president.

October 1, 2021
Business, Equipment

Yokohama Announces Price Increase for Consumer, Commercial Tires

Yokohama 712L tires Yokohama 712L tires. The company is raising prices on consumer and commercial tires effective Nov. 1. (Yokohama Tire Corp.))

Yokohama Tire will implement a price increase on its consumer replacement tires and commercial truck tires, the company announced Oct. 1.

October 1, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Kodiak Robotics Introduces Next-Gen Autonomous Truck

Kodiak Robotics truck The setup on Kodiak Robotics' fourth-generation autonomous truck is intended to simplify sensor installation and maintenance while increasing safety. (Kodiak Robotics)

Kodiak Robotics has unveiled its fourth-generation autonomous truck, which is set to hit the roads during the fourth quarter.

October 1, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

New EV Charger Can Provide 62 Miles of Range in 3 Minutes

New EV Charger Can Provide 62 Miles of Range in 3 Minutes A fast charger in use in Dinosaur, Colo. (Colorado Department of Transportation)

ABB Ltd. is preparing to roll out the first of its ultra-fast charging stations in a matter of weeks, providing enough power in less than three minutes to charge any electric car to drive 62 miles.

Rafaela Lindeberg | Bloomberg News
September 30, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Navistar Launches Redesigned International MV Series

MV A redesigned MV Series truck. (Navistar)

Navistar Inc. announced the launch of the redesigned International MV Series, calling it a reimagining of its Classes 6-7 vocational vehicle that focuses on increased maneuverability, visibility and safety.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 29, 2021