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.
Eaton Q1 Profit Rises 19.7% as It Eyes Megaprojects
Profits at Eaton Corp. rose 19.7% in the first quarter of 2023 on sales growth that beat company expectations.May 2, 2023
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Oklahoma, UK Form Clean Energy Pact
Oklahoma and Britain will address trade barriers, increase investment and enhance business cooperation in zero-emission vehicles, agriculture and alternative energy.
COMING SOON: SHIFT - Technology Learning Sessions
With emerging technologies placing a priority on efficiency, are in-cab technologies the next big adoption trend? Which trucking companies are choosing to sign on early and what kind of results are they seeing for their operations and their drivers? And, how do opinions on in-cab cameras differ between fleet managers, drivers, and legal experts? Join us for conversations that will help shift your thinking and your operations.May 2, 2023
Cummins Reports Record Q1 Profits
The impact of buying Meritor along with heavy-duty truck engine sales pushed Cummins Inc.’s earnings to record heights in the first quarter of 2023, the original equipment manufacturer said May 2.May 2, 2023
USDA Funds Washington Biodiesel Hub
The Department of Agriculture has granted $3 million to a regional multimodal biodiesel distribution center to boost fuel production and distribution to aid Washington, Oregon and Idaho farmers,
Traton Q1 Profit Jumps as Sales Rise
Traton SE profits jumped in the first three months of 2023 on the back of higher sales and an asset disposal, with truck production and sales at its North American Navistar unit climbing.May 2, 2023
Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority Eyes Reduced Emissions
The Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority is vowing to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide it releases as part of its operations and improve the authority’s environmental impact.
DTNA's O’Leary: No Time to Waste Building EV Infrastructure
ANAHEIM, Calif. — DTNA chief John O’Leary called for the industry to move at “the speed of right” in developing electric vehicle infrastructure.
Kodiak Installs Autonomous Driving System on Electric Truck
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Autonomous truck developer Kodiak Robotics unveiled a battery-electric Class 8 truck equipped with its self-driving technology at the 2023 ACT Expo.
DHL Plans Third Air Cargo Hub in California
Greg Hewitt, CEO of DHL Express U.S., says company leadership is doubling down on its GoGreen Plus program, with a goal of being a net-zero emissions company by 2050.